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Miller serves 30 years at Meeks Bay Fire District

MEEKS BAY, Calif. —-WHEREAS, Board President Edward I. Miller has served the Meeks Bay Fire Protection District as a Director for 10,943 days (almost 30 years!); and

WHEREAS, over the decades, Director Miller has seen numerous changes to the District and Community; and

WHEREAS, for the past 28 years, Director Miller has also served as the President of the Board of Directors; and

WHEREAS, President Miller has also witnessed the change from dirt roads to modern macadam streets in the Tahoma community; and

WHEREAS, President Miller has assisted the District in moving from a step above horse-drawn steam engines and bucket-brigades, to a modern fire agency with foam and other technological bells and whistles on our 4-Wheel Drive fire apparatus; and

WHEREAS, President Miller has also seen numerous directors (some great and others challenging) come and go; and

WHEREAS, over the decades, President Miller has spoken to thousands of homeowners; witnessed tons of pancakes and sausages being consumed, and assisted at numerous pancake breakfasts; and

WHEREAS, President Miller has attended numerous classes and conferences over the decades to educate himself about the finer details of board and district management; and

WHEREAS, President Miller has also been “The Voice” for the District acting as our Public Information Officer for events, press releases and emergency information dissemination; and

WHEREAS, President Miller’s company has donated numerous hours over the years in assisting with sign designs, logo development, T-shirt designs, radio interviews and other communications events; and

WHEREAS, President Miller loves to come to summer meetings on his motorcycle with music blaring to announce his arrival; and

WHEREAS, this same “boom box motorcycle” has also provided hours of music at District picnics and other events; and

WHEREAS, President Miller is noted for his ability to drag out meetings with his fabulous jokes and unique gift of gab; and

WHEREAS, this resolution could go on for pages about President Miller’s efforts on behalf of the District, but due to time constraints we will spare you the history lesson.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the other Directors of Meeks Bay Fire Protection District hereby extends its sincerest appreciation and gratitude to Edward I. Miller for his three decades of dedicated, loyal and committed service to the people of Meeks Bay Fire Protection District and Lake Tahoe Communities.

Passed and adopted by the Board of Directors of Meeks Bay Fire Protection District of County of El Dorado at a regular board meeting of said board, held on the 22 day of February , 2012 by the following vote of said board: ayes, 4; noes, 0; abstentions 1 (Miller) vice-president, board of directors; absent: 0, by: Nicholas J. Kromydas.

I certify that the foregoing is a correct copy of a resolution duly adopted by said board of directors on the date therein set forth. Clerk of the board of directors, by: Shawn R. Crawford.


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