Introduced Version



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Avis B. Gunter on the occasion of her retirement.

Ruppel, Wolkins, Friend

    _______________________, read first time and referred to Committee on


First Regular Session of the 115th General Assembly (2007)


        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION recognizing Avis B. Gunter on the occasion of her retirement.

    Whereas, Avis B. Gunter, a lifelong resident of Kosciusko County, has dedicated countless hours and years of service to the citizens of Kosciusko County;

    Whereas, Avis B. Gunter will retire at the end of 2007 after having served Kosciusko County for more than 43 years;

    Whereas, Avis B. Gunter served as the Kosciusko County Assessor for 31 years and became known throughout the county for her dedication to the county;

    Whereas, Avis B. Gunter always strove to be totally prepared for her duties as assessor, attaining her Level I and Level II certification long before it was a requirement;

    Whereas, In addition to her duties as assessor, Avis B. Gunter served as president of the Indiana County Assessors Association and as a Kosciusko County Commissioner for 12 years;

    Whereas, Avis B. Gunter has served on the Drainage Board and the Solid Waste Board;

    Whereas, Avis B. Gunter has been active in the Kosciusko County Foundation, the Kosciusko County Historical Society, the Kosciusko Community Hospital Board, Home Health Care, United Way, the Kosciusko County Extension

Homemakers, the Warsaw Community Development Corporation, and the Melloairs singing group;

    Whereas, A dedicated member of the Claypool United Methodist Church, Avis B. Gunter plays piano in church and has dedicated many hours to the Friday night meal program and the women's organization; and

    Whereas, Avis B. Gunter believes that government employees should give their all to ensure that the taxpayers' work is completed in a timely and accurate manner, and the citizens of Kosciusko County will miss her greatly: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives

of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana,

the Senate concurring:

    SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly expresses its gratitude to Avis B. Gunter for her years of dedicated service on the occasion of her retirement and to wish her continued success and happiness in the future.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to Avis B. Gunter and her family.