1999 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Dearing, Hall, Posey, Kirby, Scoper, Hawks, Woodfield, Burton, Cuevas, Hewes, Horhn, Ross, Canon, Dickerson, Harden, Harvey, Moffatt, Smith
Senate Concurrent Resolution 660
(As Adopted by Senate and House)
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION COMMENDING BOB HUTSON FOR HIS SERVICE ON THE COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND FOR HIS EFFORTS IN NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
WHEREAS, Governor Kirk Fordice appointed Bob Hutson to serve on the Commission on Environmental Quality in 1993; and
WHEREAS, in July, 1998, Bob Hutson was elected as the Chairman of the Commission on Environmental Quality and will conclude his service in that position in June, 1999; and
WHEREAS, prior to his service on the Commission on Environmental Quality, he served as Director of the Natural and Environmental Resources Division for the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation for twenty-four years and also served as Director of Information Division of Farm Bureau; and
WHEREAS, he was a key participant in the development of programs for the disposal of waste pesticide containers and waste pesticides and for water quality testing in rural private drinking water wells; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Hutson has advised the Legislature on numerous environmental protection and natural resource issues, particularly with regard to their impact on Mississippi agriculture; and
WHEREAS, Bob currently serves as a member of the Mississippi Water Resources Advisory Council and the Pearl River Basin Development District Board of Directors and has served on several water resources management planning efforts in the past; and
WHEREAS, he has been recognized for his efforts in the establishment of joint water management districts in the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta and in the Pearl River Basin; and
WHEREAS, he has served on numerous regional and national advisory committees on environmental protection and natural resource issues and has served as a guest speaker and lecturer on those issues at community colleges and universities in the state; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Hutson served in the United States Army and retired from military service in 1986 as a Lieutenant Colonel; and
WHEREAS, Bob Hutson is married to Sarah Lyle Hutson, who has been active and supported him in his efforts; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of this Legislature to recognize and commend the exemplary service of the citizens of this state:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONCURRING THEREIN, That we do hereby commend Bob Hutson on his distinguished service and tireless dedication as a member and Chairman of the Commission on Environmental Quality and for his many efforts in natural resources conservation and environmental protection and wish him success in his future endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That a copy of this resolution be presented to Bob Hutson.