Supervisor BORN offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF FORMER SUPERVISOR MICHAEL J. TESI

WHEREAS, former Supervisor Michael J. Tesi passed away on Friday, April 12, 2019; 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. Tesi served the people of Fulton County as a member of this Board of Supervisors from January 1984 to March of 1995; and

WHEREAS, prior to his service as Supervisor, he served as a Ward 1 Councilman for the City of Gloversville for 10 years; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Tesi served his country as a U.S. Marine Corpman during WWII; and

WHEREAS, Supervisor Tesi was devoted to his public service duties with a caring attitude, earning a reputation as a true “Ward Supervisor”, always in touch with his neighborhood constituents; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Tesi was active in the business community, the Knights of Columbus, and the Holy Name Society of St. Mary’s Church; 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 Michael J. Tesi 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 Patricia, his daughters Dorothy and Marae, sons Nicholas, John and James, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and step-daughter Leslie; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the Tesi 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: 19 Nays: 0 Absent: 1 (Supervisor Potter)

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