J1546

Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of Keep Islip Clean to be celebrated on May 16, 2019

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J1546



Senate Resolution No. 1546

BY: Senator MARTINEZ

COMMEMORATING the 30th Anniversary of Keep Islip
Clean to be celebrated on May 16, 2019

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to commend those
illustrious organizations of the State of New York whose focus and
intent have made a substantial impact on the quality of life in their
communities; and

WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its
long-standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to
commemorate the 30th Anniversary of Keep Islip Clean to be celebrated on
Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Brookwood Hall, East Islip, New York; and

WHEREAS, Founded in 1989 as a certified affiliate of the national
organization Keep America Beautiful, Keep Islip Clean enhances every
hamlet within the Town of Islip through litter cleanup, beautification,
recycling and education; and

WHEREAS, For three decades, Keep Islip Clean has tirelessly worked
to improve the beauty of its shared communities and health of the
environment through its numerous programs and activities, including
Adopt-A-Highway/Adopt-A-Spot, Great American Cleanup, International
Coastal Cleanup, Project Bloom, Community Garden Vegetable Plots,
Commissioners Board, Junior Commissioner Program, Waste in Place
Curriculum designed for grade school students, recycling drives,
seasonal community cleanups, beautification initiatives, educational
presentations and more; and

WHEREAS, This vital organization is supported by Commissioners, who
are volunteers from each of Islip's 18 hamlets and who represent their
hometown to exchange ideas on how to best accomplish KIC's objectives
and bring solutions back to their communities; and

WHEREAS, Under the able leadership of Executive Director Nancy
Cochran, Keep Islip Clean has demonstrated continuous service to the
residents and communities which it serves; and

WHEREAS, The success of Keep Islip Clean is in direct correlation to
the efforts of its selfless volunteers, whose involvement is, and always
has been, characterized by an impressive commitment, an unbridled
enthusiasm, and an uncompromising standard of excellence in all
endeavors on behalf of the organization and the community it serves; and

WHEREAS, This auspicious occasion presents an opportunity for this
Legislative Body to recognize and pay tribute to Keep Islip Clean; and

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when
individuals and organizations of such noble aims and accomplishments are
brought to our attention, they should be celebrated and recognized by
all the citizens of this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 30th Anniversary of Keep Islip Clean to be celebrated on
May 16, 2019; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Executive Director Nancy Cochran, Keep Islip Clean,
Islip, New York.

actions

  • 16 / May / 2019
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 21 / May / 2019
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 21 / May / 2019
    • ADOPTED

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