Retirement and Proclamation for Rick Seyer
PROCLAMATION OF APPRECIATION
TO Rick Seyer
WHEREAS, Rick Seyer began serving the residents of the Village of Middlefield as a member of Village Council in 1974 and will retire his seat on December 31, 2017, and
WHEREAS, Rick served as Mayor of the Village of Middlefield from 1980-1984 and the last 4 years as Council President, and
WHEREAS, during his years of dedicated service as Mayor and Village Councilman, he has served on various committees as a member and chairperson, and has always kept the welfare of the residents of Middlefield, first and foremost in making decisions, and
WHEREAS, during Rick Seyer’s tenure in office, as Mayor and Village Councilman, substantial public improvements were made including, the building of a new Village Hall, the Village’s first Senior Housing development, construction of Tare Creek Parkway, construction of South Springdale Avenue, reconstruction of North Springdale Avenue and Sperry Lane, Thompson, Johnson, and W. High Street improvements, construction of a New Water Tower and demolition of an Old Water Tower, construction of the Splash Park, Water loops to Glen Valley and Woodsong Subdivisions, construction of a New Wastewater Treatment Plant and a New Water Treatment Plant. In addition are many other improvements to parks and public lands within the Village not mentioned, and
WHEREAS, Rick Seyer dedicated himself to not only serve as the Village’s Mayor, and on Village Council, but along with civic groups such as the Middlefield Burton Rotary Club, serving as President of the Middlefield Historical Society, being a field representative for 10 years for State Representative Dennis Eckart, and over the course of four decades, Rick has been a major cornerstone in the business community with El Hombre Barber Shop, and
WHEREAS, it is the desire of Mayor, Ben Garlich and Council Members, Scott Klein, Bill Blue, Ron Wiech, Carl Hornung, and Sam Morrow to recognize Council Member, Rick Seyer’s service to the Village of Middlefield.
NOW, THEREFORE, I BEN GARLICH., Mayor of the Village of Middlefield, do hereby recognize and extend warmest congratulations to Rick Seyer, for his exceptional 43 year tenure as Mayor and Village Councilman with the Village of Middlefield and do wish Rick and his family the very best for the future.