Filed 11/16/99

Introduced Version





HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
1




DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION

    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Betty Essex for her many years of government service to the people of Bartholomew County.



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Introduced

Second Regular Session 111th General Assembly (2000)


HOUSE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Betty Essex for her many years of government service to the people of Bartholomew County.

    Whereas, Betty Essex has assembled an impressive record of government service for over 20 years;

    Whereas, Betty will be retiring as Bartholomew County Clerk on December 31, 1999;

    Whereas, Beginning in 1974, Betty began her long and distinguished career in county government with her election as Bartholomew County Clerk;

    Whereas, Betty is currently serving her 4th term as Bartholomew County Clerk;

    Whereas, She was the recipient of the "Outstanding Achievement Award" from the State Election Board in 1993;

    Whereas, Betty has also served on the Columbus City Council;

    Whereas, She was selected as Town Manager for Edinburgh where she worked for 4 years;

    Whereas, Betty is one of those civic leaders who is known for her fairness, loyalty and leadership;

    Whereas, Betty's approach to service has earned her the respect of both Democrats and Republicans;


    Whereas, Betty has served as the hostess for the annual Christmas dinner recognizing the Bartholomew County Bar Association, its support staff, courthouse employees, and other colleagues involved in both city and county government; and

    Whereas, Betty is a devoted mother and wife as well as an active member of the North Christian Church: Therefore,


Be it resolved by the House of Representatives

of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana,

the Senate concurring:

    SECTION 1. The Indiana General Assembly congratulates Betty Essex for her many years of government service to the people of Bartholomew County.
    SECTION 2. The Principal clerk of the House of Representatives is directed to transmit a copy of this resolution to Betty Essex.