At their March 21 meeting, Waldo County Commissioners issued a proclamation recognizing the second week in April as Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.

The complete text of the proclamation, which was signed by Chairman William Shorey, Commissioner Amy Fowler and Commissioner Betty I. Johnson, is as follows:

 

Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

“Whereas, the President and the Congress of the United Sates of America have established the second week of April as National Telecommunicators Week, and

“Whereas, a group of dedicated public safety communicators serve the county of Waldo, and

“Whereas, the County of Waldo considers the services of the public safety telecommunicators to be vital to the interest and safety of the communities served, and

“Whereas, recognizing the services of the public safety telecommunicators is in the best interest and safety of the County of Waldo, and

“Whereas, the services performed by the public safety telecommunicators is often “a silent service” and their duties are seldom observed by the general public;

“Therefore, the County of Waldo hereby proclaims, declares and resolves that the second week of April 2011 is designated as National Telecommunicators Week and all residents of the county are invited to observe the event.”