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Posted on: April 6, 2023

[ARCHIVED] "COUNTIES RISE!" April is National County Government Month

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National County Government Month – April 2023


WHEREAS: The nation’s 3,069 counties serving more than 330 million Americans provide essential services to create healthy, safe, and vibrant communities; and

WHEREAS: Counties fulfill a vast range of responsibilities and deliver services that touch nearly every aspect of our residents’ lives; and

WHEREAS: Clay County and all counties take pride in our responsibility to protect and enhance the health, wellbeing, and safety of our residents in efficient and cost-effective ways; and

WHEREAS: Under the leadership of National Association of Counties President Denise Winfrey, NACo is highlighting how “Counties RISE!,” demonstrating exemplary Resiliency, Inclusion, Solvency, and Empowerment; and 

WHEREAS: Each year since 1991 the National Association of Counties has encouraged counties across the country to elevate awareness of county responsibilities, programs, and services; and

WHEREAS: Through their commitment to public service, Clay County employees dedicate their time, skills, and expertise for the benefit of their neighbors, promoting healthy communities, fostering conditions for economic growth, strengthening infrastructure, coordinating emergency management or manage justice and public safety systems, with an overall goal of improving residents’ quality of life.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that The Clay County Board of Commissioners, do hereby proclaim April 2023 as National County Government Month recognizing the important work of county government and its employees.

Adopted this 4th day of April 2023.

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