Supervisor GROFF offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF FORMER SUPERVISOR THEODORE J. COLLINS

WHEREAS, former Supervisor Theodore Collins passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2019; and

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

WHEREAS, Mr. Collins served the people of Fulton County as a member of this Board of Supervisors
from 2000 through 2005; and

WHEREAS, Ted served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and Korean War, retiring with honors from the Navy as a Senior Chief; and

WHEREAS, Supervisor Collins always approached his public service duties with a caring attitude, earning a reputation as an affable gentleman legislator always doing whatever he could to help people; and

WHEREAS, after his loving wife Grace passed in 2005, Ted moved to Colorado Springs to live near his daughter, Kelly; never forgetting the Board of Supervisors and frequently called the office to “check in”; 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 Theodore Collins 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 daughter Kelly and three grandchildren, Nora Arroubi, Leila Arroubi and Gabe Blowers; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to Theodore Collins’ 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 Howard)

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