ADOPTED - JANUARY 25, 2005

Agenda Item No. 34

 

Introduced by the Judiciary and County Services Committees of the:

 

INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PLACEMENT OF A MEMORIAL

AT THE VETERANS MEMORIAL COURTHOUSE

 

RESOLUTION #05-019

 

WHEREAS, the Ingham County Bar Association has requested approval for the placement of a memorial honoring deceased attorneys in Ingham County on the grounds of the Veterans Memorial Courthouse; and

 

WHEREAS, the total costs of the memorial would be paid for by the Ingham County Bar Association; and

 

WHEREAS, acceptable for the location of the memorial have been identified by the Ingham County Facilities Director; and

 

WHEREAS, the proposed memorial and alternate locations have been reviewed by the Ingham County Veterans Affairs Committee, who had no objection to the proposed memorial or to the proposed alternate locations, provided that the proposed memorial not distract, overshadow, or compete in prominence with the existing veteran memorial;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners approves the placement of the memorial as requested by the Ingham County Bar Association at a location acceptable to the Ingham County Veterans Affairs Committee and the Ingham County Facilities Department.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the final monument design would be the design proposed by the Bar Association and the site would be the one designated by the Facilities Director, provided that the Veteranís Affairs Committee or their designated representative is given adequate opportunity to review and comment, and does not object.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the total costs of the memorial, including the cost of placement and ongoing maintenance are to be paid for by the Ingham County Bar Association.

 

JUDICIARY:† Yeas:† Holman, Weatherwax-Grant, Nolan, Swope, Dougan

†† Nays:† None††††††† Absent:† Schafer†††††††††† Approved 1/13/05

 

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

†† Nays:† None†††††††††††† Absent:† None††††††††††† Approved 1/18/05