2006 Regular Session
By: Representative Baker (74th), Smith (59th), Rogers (61st), Weathersby, Reeves, Moore, Rotenberry, Malone
A RESOLUTION COMMENDING AND RECOGNIZING MR. BOB ANTHONY UPON HAVING SPILLWAY ROAD AND RIVER VIEW PARKWAY NAMED IN HIS HONOR.
WHEREAS, on Friday, February 10, 2006, the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District's Board of Directors will dedicate Spillway Road and River View Parkway in Mr. Bob Anthony's honor, by renaming it The Bob Anthony Parkway; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Anthony has been a longtime and outstanding resident of Rankin County, Mississippi, who has willingly and unselfishly given of his time, experience and expertise to his community and fellow citizens; and
WHEREAS, Bob Anthony has provided invaluable counsel and assistance to his community as a member of the board of the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District and Rankin First Economic Development Authority, and as a member of the board of the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District he was instrumental in procuring the monies necessary to construct the additional vehicle lanes across the dam of the Ross Barnett Reservoir; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Anthony is widely respected by many, many people for his contributions to his community, state and nation, whose visionary ability allowed him to see the needs of the future and to apply his efforts in a manner that most benefits his fellow citizens; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of the House of Representatives to recognize and commend such an outstanding Mississippian as Mr. Anthony, whose actions have brought great credit upon himself, and as a result, on his fellow citizens in Rankin County:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, That we do hereby commend and congratulate Mr. Bob Anthony upon having a parkway named in his honor, extend to him our sincerest appreciation and accolades for his service on behalf of his community, state and nation and wish for him every success and happiness in all his future endeavors.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to Mr. Anthony, the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District's Board of Directors and to the members of the Capitol Press Corps.