Board of Supervisors - Resolutions

Supervisor LAURIA offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:




WHEREAS, former Supervisor Leopold DesJardins Jr. passed away on Tuesday, June 22, 2021; and

WHEREAS, the people of Fulton County and the City of Gloversville were saddened by the loss of a good friend, mentor and benefactor in public service; and

WHEREAS, Mr. DesJardins served the people of Fulton County as a member of this Board of Supervisors from 1978 through 1979; and

WHEREAS, prior to his service as Supervisor, he served as a Councilman for the City of Gloversville; and

WHEREAS, Leo enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1944, seeing combat with the First Marine Division in the Pacific Theater in Okinawa; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That the Board of Supervisors hereby joins with all the people of Fulton County to posthumously express its gratitude to the Honorable Leopold DesJardins, Jr. for his dedicated public service; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That the Board of Supervisors hereby conveys its expression of deepest sympathy to his entire family, including his wife Jean, his children Lee, Alan, Peter, Diane and Gerald, siblings, John, Alan, Lois, Donna and Jean and grandchildren; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the Desjardins family and to each and every other person, institution or agency who will further the purport of this Resolution.






Seconded by SILENT STANDING and adopted by the following vote:

TOTAL: Ayes: 17 Nays: 0 Absent: 3 (Supervisor Fagan, Potter and VanDenburgh)