Bill Text: SC H4569 | 2019-2020 | 123rd General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Chief Roger Means

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 80-43)

Status: (Passed) 2019-05-08 - Introduced and adopted [H4569 Detail]

Download: South_Carolina-2019-H4569-Introduced.html


A HOUSE RESOLUTION

TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR FORMER BATTALION CHIEF ROGER MEANS OF THE NORTH SPARTANBURG FIRE DISTRICT UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RECENT RETIREMENT, TO THANK HIM FOR HIS THIRTY-SIX YEARS OF PROVIDING OUTSTANDING FIRE SERVICE IN SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO WISH HIM CONTINUED SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS IN ALL HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS.

Whereas, the South Carolina House of Representatives has learned that former North Spartanburg Fire District Battalion Chief Roger Means, having completed thirty-six years of providing distinguished fire service to his district, has officially retired as of April 12, 2019; and

Whereas, greatly respected for his expertise and dedication to excellence, former Battalion Chief Means has left behind a legacy of service and accomplishments that reach much farther than his own district's boundaries. His service to Spartanburg County as a founding member of both the Hazardous Materials Response Team and the Fire Investigation Team and his countless hours of service to various agencies with his accelerant detection K-9s stand out as among his most notable achievements; and

Whereas, he also served as one of the initial members of the South Carolina Firefighters Association L.A.S.T. team, which had the privilege of providing support and coordination for the funerals of nine Charleston firefighters; and

Whereas, through his work relating to fire and emergency services, Roger Means has assisted greatly in improving quality of life for the citizens of Spartanburg County; and

Whereas, grateful for the legacy of consistent commitment and excellence former Battalion Chief Roger Means has bestowed on the people of South Carolina, most particularly those of Spartanburg County, the House takes great pleasure in saluting him on his service and many accomplishments and in extending best wishes for the days ahead. Now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:

That the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives, by this resolution, recognize and honor former Battalion Chief Roger Means of the North Spartanburg Fire District upon the occasion of his recent retirement, thank him for his thirty-six years of providing outstanding fire service in South Carolina, and wish him continued success and happiness in all his future endeavors.

Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to former Battalion Chief Roger Means.

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