This week we are celebrating Public Works Week, highlighting the public works employees who keep the city running smoothly. Public works departments include environmental services, transportation, fleet maintenance, streets, engineering and traffic.

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, public works infrastructure, facilities and services are of vital importance to communities and to the health, safety and well-being of the people of the City of Wilson; and

WHEREAS, such facilities and services could not be provided without the dedicated efforts of public works professionals who plan, build, operate and maintain programs such as water, sewer, streets and highways, signage, solid waste collection, transit and garage; and

WHEREAS, the health, safety and comfort of this community greatly depends on these facilities and services; and

WHEREAS, the quality and effectiveness of these facilities, as well as their planning, design and construction, depends upon the efforts and skill of public works officials; and

WHEREAS, the qualified and dedicated personnel who staff public works departments deserve to have the citizens understand and appreciate the importance of the work they perform,

            NOW, THEREFORE, I, C. BRUCE ROSE, Mayor of the City of Wilson, do hereby proclaim the week of May 21-27, 2017, as

National Public Works Week in Wilson, North Carolina

Furthermore, I call upon all citizens and civic organizations to acquaint themselves with the issues involved in providing our public works and to recognize the contributions that public works officials make every day to our health, safety, comfort and quality of life.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the City of Wilson, North Carolina, to be affixed this 20th day of May, in the year of our Lord two thousand and seventeen.

Mayor C. Bruce Rose of the City of Wilson

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