Roger Brooks honored by the Florida League of Cities

Brooks honored by league of cities

Associate Director of Membership Development for the Florida League of Cities Sharon Berrian presented Bonifay City Council member Roger Brooks a plaque and a pin in honor of his 30 years of elected service.

Published: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 01:22 PM.

BONIFAY— Associate Director of Membership Development for the Florida League of Cities Sharon Berrian was present of the behalf of the League to honor Bonifay City Council member Roger Brooks for his 30 years of elected service during the Bonifay City Council’s regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Nov. 26.

“This is in honor of not only your dedication to Bonifay but to our state and to the cities throughout our state,” said Berrian. “This is in recognition of the fact that you have provided a lifetime of dedicated service to your citizens and I want you to know I really feel honored to be here tonight to present this resolution to you on behalf of the Florida League of Cities.”

Berrian then read the resolution to the council and residents in attendance.

“It is a resolution of Board of Directors of the Florida League of Cities, Inc. to honor Roger H. Brooks for 30 years of elected service and commending him for his unselfish commitment to municipal leadership in governments,” read Berrian. “Whereas America’s municipal governments have long relied on unselfish leadership of their citizens for local government and Florida’s municipal government share the time-honored role as the level of government closest to the people.

“Whereas this reliance places extraordinary responsibility upon citizens legislatures municipal elected officials such as yourself, who make significant sacrifices of their times and energies on behalf of their citizens often for little or no compensation, making this commitment a true labor of love.

“Whereas municipal leaders strive for excellence in the governments of city, town or village and commit themselves to providing quality service, governing effectively and working to improve the quality of life.

“Whereas several terms in office is a very high complements voters give to an official and with these years of experience comes a strengthening of wisdom, discernment and strong leadership skills that brings tremendous value to the municipal governments of Florida.



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