J1550

Commending former Senator Christopher L. Jacobs for his illustrious service as a dedicated political leader and strong advocate for ...

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J1550


Senate Resolution No. 1550

BY: Senator ORTT

COMMENDING former Senator Christopher L. Jacobs
for his illustrious service as a dedicated political
leader and strong advocate for the people of the
State of New York

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and
commend those individuals of distinguished purpose whose lives have been
committed to public service and the pursuit of excellence in the conduct
of the legislative process in this noble Empire State; Christopher L.
Jacobs is one such individual; and

WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its
long-standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to
commend former Senator Christopher L. Jacobs for his illustrious service
as a dedicated political leader and strong advocate for the people of
the State of New York; and

WHEREAS, Senator Christopher L. Jacobs was elected in 2016 to
represent the Buffalo residents of the 60th Senate District, where he
served with honor and distinction from 2017 until 2020; and

WHEREAS, On July 21, 2020, Christopher L. Jacobs was elected as a
member of the United States House of Representatives from New York's
27th District, the esteemed position he continues to hold today; and

WHEREAS, Christopher L. Jacobs is the owner of Avalon Development, a
real estate company that redevelops older vacant buildings; he is also
the co-founder of the BISON Scholarship Fund, a vital organization which
sends children to private grammar schools; and

WHEREAS, Christopher L. Jacobs is a member of the Buffalo Board of
Education and served as Erie County's ninth County Clerk from 2012 to
2017; and

WHEREAS, Christopher L. Jacobs is the proud recipient of several
accolades, including the Pathfinder Award, and the Rising Star Award; he
was also named a 40-Under-40 honoree by the Buffalo Urban League Young
Professionals; and

WHEREAS, Christopher L. Jacobs resides in Buffalo, New York, with
his wife, Martina, who feels privileged to be a part of his life and
rejoices in his many achievements; and

WHEREAS, Every citizen in New York State has most certainly
benefited, in one way or another, from the deep dedication, intelligence
and commitment former Senator Christopher L. Jacobs brought to his work
as a legislator, loyal friend, and trusted advisor; and

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to reflect upon
those outstanding individuals who have made everlasting contributions on
behalf of their fellow man and have truly left their mark on this great
Empire State; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
recognize and applaud the many accomplishments of former Senator
Christopher L. Jacobs, and to wish him well in all his future endeavors;
and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to former New York State Senator Christopher L. Jacobs.

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  • 06 / Jan / 2022
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE

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