ADOPTED - MAY 24, 2005

Agenda Item No. 9

 

Introduced by the County Services Committee of the:

 

INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

RESOLUTION HONORING KENNETH J. COOK

 

RESOLUTION #05-136

 

WHEREAS, Kenneth J. Cook was the first Deputy Controller of Ingham County, serving in that capacity from 1971 though 1975; and

 

WHEREAS, he provided valuable professional guidance to the Finance Committee, the Board of Commissioners, the Controller at that time, Lawrence Parker, as well as the County departments; and†

 

WHEREAS, †Kenneth J. Cook was a valued asset in the payroll and employee benefits administration,† labor negotiations, and all of the financial decisions made by the County during his tenure; and

 

WHEREAS, †Ken Cook left the Controllerís Office to become the Executive Secretary of the Ingham County Road Commission, and he guided the financial administration until his retirement in January 1, 1996; and

 

WHEREAS, Kenneth J. Cook passed away on April 9, 2005.

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners recognizes the many contributions and the dedication of Kenneth J. Cook to the Road Commission, the County of Ingham and its citizens.

 

COUNTY SERVICES:† Yeas:† Celentino, Copedge, De Leon, Schor, Severino, Vickers

††††††††† Nays:† None†††† Absent:† None††††† Approved 5/17/05