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Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the Town of Chili's First Town Board Meeting

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Senate Resolution No. 2172

BY: Senator RATH

COMMEMORATING the 200th Anniversary of the Town of
Chili's First Town Board Meeting

WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to honor and
commemorate the distinguished histories of the communities which
comprise the noble body of this great Empire State; and

WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its
long-standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to
commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the Town of Chili's First Town
Board Meeting; and

WHEREAS, This momentous occasion will be celebrated on April 2,
2022, as the first Town Board Meeting of the Town of Chili, New York met
on April 2, 1822, at James Coleman's home in what is known as Buckbee's
Corner; Joseph Sibley was elected the first Supervisor at this historic
meeting; and

WHEREAS, Rich in history, the first recorded settlement of Chili was
made as early as 1792 by Joseph Morgan and his family near the southeast
corner of the Town; notably, North Chili was a stop on the Underground
Railroad; the area of Chili was also once home to the hunting ground of
Seneca Native Americans; and

WHEREAS, In celebration of the 200th Anniversary , the Town of Chili
is hosting a variety of Bicentennial events throughout the year; and

WHEREAS, Remaining fruitful over the ebb and flow of decades of
growth and change, the Town of Chili continues its commitment to
enhancing the quality of life of its citizens, ensuring a positive
business, institutional and educational climate, and providing all
essential services; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the Town of Chili's First Town
Board Meeting and recognize the significance of this first meeting in
the Town of Chili; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to David Dunning, Town Supervisor, Chili, New York.

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  • 25 / Mar / 2022
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 29 / Mar / 2022
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 29 / Mar / 2022
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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