J434

Congratulating William Hilts, Jr. upon the occasion of his retirement after 35 years of dedicated service to the Niagara County Spor...

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J434



Senate Resolution No. 434

BY: Senator ORTT

CONGRATULATING William Hilts, Jr. upon the
occasion of his retirement after 35 years of
dedicated service to the Niagara County Sportfishing
Promotion program

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and
honor those distinguished citizens of this great Empire State who have
dedicated themselves to serving their community and increasing the
residents' quality of life; and

WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its
long-standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to
congratulate William Hilts, Jr. upon the occasion of his retirement
after 35 years of dedicated service to the Niagara County Sportfishing
Promotion program; and

WHEREAS, William Hilts, Jr. has honorably served as the Coordinator
for the Niagara County Sportfishing Promotion program for the past 35
years; he will officially retire from this important position on Friday,
February 26, 2021; and

WHEREAS, The Niagara County Sportfishing Promotion program has
thrived since its founding under the leadership and guidance of William
Hilts, Jr. and his dedicated team; and

WHEREAS, In his role as Coordinator, William Hilts, Jr. helped form
the Lake Ontario Sportfishing Promotion Council in the 1990s in order to
develop a cohesive marketing strategy for Lake Ontario and oversaw the
use of $1 million to make Lake Ontario a world-renowned angling
destination; and

WHEREAS, William Hilts, Jr. is an award-winning photographer and
writer in the world of outdoor media and continues to follow in his
father's footsteps by publishing his work in local news and magazines;
and

WHEREAS, For over three decades, William Hilts, Jr. was dedicated,
creative and valuable to the Niagara County Sportfishing Promotion
program, truly earning the admiration, appreciation and affection of his
colleagues; and

WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the occurrence of such a strong blend of
ingenuity, intellect, and commitment as that demonstrated by William
Hilts, Jr. during his lifetime of promoting sportfishing and the outdoor
culture to others; and

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body that those who
enhance the quality of life in their community and have shown a long and
sustained commitment to the maintenance of high standards in their
profession certainly have earned the recognition and applause of all the
citizens of this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate William Hilts, Jr. upon the occasion of his retirement
after 35 years of dedicated service to the Niagara County Sportfishing
Promotion program, 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 William Hilts, Jr.

actions

  • 26 / Feb / 2021
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 02 / Mar / 2021
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 02 / Mar / 2021
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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