ADOPTED - FEBRUARY 22, 2005
Agenda Item No. 10
Introduced by the County Services Committee of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION HONORING JUNE PALLOTTINI
WHEREAS, June H. Pallottini has been a member of the Ingham County Road Commission since 1993, where she has held the positions of Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson; and
WHEREAS, the Ingham County Road Commission is responsible for the repair, maintenance and traffic safety of more than 1,200 miles of roads throughout Ingham County, directs a $22 million-plus annual road maintenance and construction budget, and supervises a staff of over 100 full-time employees; and
WHEREAS, June was the first female Road Commissioner in the State of Michigan to be appointed by a county board and of the 249 Road Commissioners state-wide, there were only 9 female Commissioners, 2 of which served in Ingham County; and
WHEREAS, after recognizing the increase in female employees at the Road Commission, she saw the need and was instrumental in the addition of female locker rooms and restrooms in the Road Commission garages; and
WHEREAS, prior to her service as a Road Commissioner, June served as a member of the Ingham County Fair Board where she held the positions of Vice-President of the Fair Board and Chairperson of the Personnel Committee; and
WHEREAS, June is very committed to serving her community, she has served as Leslie Township’s Zoning Administrator, as Leslie Township Clerk and has earned certification from the National Municipal Clerks Association through Michigan State University; and
WHEREAS, she is a founding member of the Rural Emergency Outreach Program, which receives support from local churches and government officials, and is a co-founder of the Leslie Area Outreach Food Bank, which serves 150 families each year, and was also a founding member of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; and
WHEREAS, on December 31, 2004, June Pallottini completed her years of service as an Ingham County Road Commissioner.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners hereby honors June Pallottini and for her dedication and commitment as a member of the Road Commission and the Fair Board and extends its sincere appreciation for the many contributions she has made to the citizens of Ingham County.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board wishes her continued success in all of her future endeavors.
COUNTY SERVICES: Yeas: Celentino, Copedge, De Leon, Schor, Vickers
Nays: None Absent: Severino Approved 2/15/05