Introduced Version





SENATE RESOLUTION No. ___




DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION


     A SENATE RESOLUTION to honoring Mayor Chuck Oberlie of Michigan City, for his many accomplishments and contributions to the citizens of Michigan City.



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Introduced

First Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2011)


SENATE RESOLUTION


     MADAM PRESIDENT:

    I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:

    A SENATE RESOLUTION honoring Mayor Chuck Oberlie of Michigan City, for his many accomplishments and contributions to the citizens of Michigan City.

    Whereas, Mayor Oberlie is currently serving his second term as Mayor of Michigan City, focusing his efforts on improving education for local youth; bringing good-paying jobs to Michigan City; and improving the quality of life for residents; and

    Whereas, Mayor Oberlie partnered with the Michigan City School system to provide supervised instruction and activities for children after school, the nationally-recognized Michigan City Safe Harbor After School Program; and

    Whereas, Mayor Oberlie's leadership and funding support helped create the successful Early Learning Center for 3-5 year olds; and

    Whereas, Mayor Oberlie has dedicated 40 years to the city, serving as City Planner, City Controller, Chamber of Commerce President, and Northwest Indiana Forum President,

where he provided the leadership and guidance to achieve the development and approval of Michigan City's Trail Creek Re- Use Plan, which provides a world-class vision for the renaissance of Michigan City's North End; and

    Whereas, Mayor Oberlie is a contributing member in many public service and professional organizations, including the Michigan City Economic Development Corporation, the LaPorte County Solid Waste Board, the Lake Michigan Marina Development Commission, the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns, the Northern Indiana Regional Planning Commission, and the Michigan City Board of Public Works and Safety; and

    Whereas, Mayor Oberlie also contributes his personal time through organizations such as the American Cancer Society, Michiana Resources, Michigan City Exchange Club, and St. Mary's Church.

Be it resolved by the Senate of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:


    SECTION 1. The State of Indiana honors Mayor Oberlie, for his many accomplishments and contributions to the citizens of Michigan City .
    SECTION 2. That on behalf of the people of the State of Indiana, we hereby extend our sincere appreciation to Mayor Chuck Oberlie for his dedicated service.
    SECTION 3. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this resolution to Mayor Chuck Oberlie.