Resolution No. 301

WITHDRAWN BY SPONSORS - Authorizing The Dedication Of County Bridge No. 74, Which Is A Portion Of County Route 29A And Which Spans The Esopus Creek In The Town Of Hurley, In Memory Of Levon Helm

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Referred to: The Public Works and Capital Projects Committee (Chairman Fabiano and

Legislators Allen, Greene, Loughran and Roberts)

Chairman of the Public Works and Capital Projects Committee, Dean J. Fabiano, and

Deputy Chairman Peter M. Loughran offer the following:

WHEREAS, this resolution has been submitted by the County Executive; and

WHEREAS, County Bridge No. 74 over the Esopus Creek, is located in the

Town of Hurley and is a portion of County Route 29A; and

 

WHEREAS, it is proposed that the aforementioned bridge be named, “The

Levon Helm Memorial Bridge”; and

WHEREAS, Levon Helm was a resident as well as a tireless ambassador of

Ulster County; and

WHEREAS, Levon Helm was a world-renowned, award winning musician

who contributed immensely to Ulster County’s musical legacy by holding concerts

such as his “Midnight Ramble;” and

WHEREAS, Levon Helm died in 2012 at the age of 71 years, after a

courageous battle against illness; and

WHEREAS, open spaces and farmland were particularly important to, and

appreciated by Levon Helm, and County Bridge No. 74 as well as County Route 29A

is set amidst some of Ulster County’s most picturesque farmland and is a place

Levon Helm would frequently visit; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that Levon Helm be honored by dedicating and naming the

County Route XX Bridge over the Esopus Creek as The Levon Helm Memorial

Bridge,

 

and moves its adoption.

ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:

AYES: NOES:

 

Passed Committee: Public Works and Capital Projects on ________________.

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Resolution No. 301 August 19, 2014

Authorizing The Dedication Of County Bridge No. 74, Which Is A

Portion Of County Route 29A And Which Spans The Esopus Creek

In The Town Of Hurley, In Memory Of Levon Helm

 

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Updated: January 10, 2019

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