J5499

Commending Donald Hobart upon the occasion of his retirement after 21 years of dedicated service to the Le Roy Central School Board ...

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J5499


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Donald Hobart upon the occasion of his
retirement after 21 years of dedicated service to the Le Roy Central
School Board of Education on June 12, 2018

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to honor the life and
accomplishments of individuals whose enduring commitment and dedication
significantly enhance the quality of education in their community; and
WHEREAS, The American public school system is a treasured institution;
those individuals, such as Donald Hobart, who work to improve our
schools and ensure that all children have access to quality educational
programs merit the highest commendation of this Legislative Body; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
Donald Hobart upon the occasion of his retirement after 21 years of
dedicated service to the Le Roy Central School Board of Education to be
celebrated at a Board Meeting on Tuesday, June 12, 2018; and
WHEREAS, For over two decades, Donald Hobart has been a vital member
of the Le Roy Central School Board of Education, 15 of which, he served
as President; and
WHEREAS, Throughout his tenure, Donald Hobart has chaired all of the
Board's committees, including budget and finance, audit, policy, negoti-
ations and instruction; and
WHEREAS, Donald Hobart also worked with lawmakers and his fellow board
members on various issues such as mandate relief, reforming the 3020-a
teacher disciplinary process, expanding the role of BOCES, and both
property tax and pension reform; and
WHEREAS, In addition to his work with Le Roy Central School, Donald
Hobart held the title of President of the Genesee Valley School Boards
Association, and worked for Kodak, the position from which he retired;
and
WHEREAS, For his steadfast and unremitting commitment to the Le Roy
Central School community, Donald Hobart was named the NYSSBA Advocate of
the Year in 2010; and
WHEREAS, With him throughout have been his wife, Dixie, their three
children, nine grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren, all of whom
have shown him love and support and rejoice in his many achievements;
and
WHEREAS, This remarkable man truly believes in the children of the Le
Roy Central School District, demonstrating an impressive dedication, an
unparalleled devotion and an unremitting enthusiasm to continually
improving the quality of educational programs and opportunities offered
to its faculty and students as well as for the entire community; and
WHEREAS, Throughout his tenure, Donald Hobart diligently worked to
improve the district, making it a place where students could thrive and
flourish, and providing them the tools and skills to become successful
citizens; and
WHEREAS, Donald Hobart has clearly had an enduring impact on the youth
of the Le Roy Central School District, as well as on the community-at-
large, and accordingly merits recognition and applause for his impres-
sive dedication to others; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Donald Hobart upon the occasion of his retirement after 21 years
of dedicated service to the Le Roy Central School Board of Education on
June 12, 2018, and to wish him continued success in all his future
endeavors; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Donald Hobart.

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  • 31 / May / 2018
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 05 / Jun / 2018
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 05 / Jun / 2018
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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