_______________________, read first time and referred to Committee on
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
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,
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.