Bill Text: TX SR31 | 2017 | 85th Legislature 1st Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Recognizing Toribio Garza Jr. on the occasion of his retirement.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-07-19 - Reported enrolled [SR31 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-SR31-Enrolled.html
         WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas is pleased to
  recognize Toribio Garza Jr., who is retiring as district engineer
  for the Pharr District after nearly 30 years of outstanding
  service with the Texas Department of Transportation; and
         WHEREAS, Toribio Garza began his distinguished career in
  state service in 1986 after earning a civil engineering degree
  from The University of Texas at Austin; he held various
  leadership positions in the Pharr and Corpus Christi Districts
  before becoming director of the department's Maintenance
  Division in 2009; and
         WHEREAS, Talented and resourceful, Mr. Garza was an
  important member of the Pavement Management Program team that
  received the 2011 Global Road Achievement Award from the
  International Road Federation; and
         WHEREAS, After a short retirement, he returned to state
  service in 2013 to assume the position of district engineer for
  the Pharr District, where he has helped set in motion numerous
  major projects that will transform the state's network of roads
  in South Texas; and
         WHEREAS, An exemplary public servant, he is respected and
  admired by his colleagues, and his leadership at the Texas
  Department of Transportation will be greatly missed; now,
  therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 85th
  Legislature, 1st Called Session, hereby commend Toribio Garza
  Jr. on his exceptional service to the people of Texas as an
  engineer and administrator with the Texas Department of
  Transportation and extend to him best wishes for continued
  success in all his endeavors; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  him as an expression of esteem from the Texas Senate.
        President of the Senate
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on July 19, 2017.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate