Bill Text: TX SR54 | 2017 | 85th Legislature 1st Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Recognizing the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council for its 50 years of service.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-07-24 - Reported enrolled [SR54 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-SR54-Enrolled.html
         WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas is pleased to
  recognize the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council, which
  is celebrating 50 years of service on August 2, 2017; and
         WHEREAS, The Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council
  was formed in 1967 as one of the state's 24 regional councils of
  government; the voluntary association promotes cooperation among
  the local governments of Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy Counties
  to improve the general welfare of the region; and
         WHEREAS, With a combined population of over 1.2 million
  residents, the Lower Rio Grande Valley is one of the
  fastest-growing regions in the country; the council promotes a
  strong economy by establishing studies and strategic plans that
  guide approaches to development, ensure efficiency in governance,
  and encourage public-private partnerships in regional planning
  endeavors; and
         WHEREAS, For five decades, members of the council have
  worked diligently to ensure the highest quality of life for
  residents of the Lower Rio Grande Valley; the council has
  prepared for the future by developing the 2017-2022 Regional
  Strategic Plan, which prioritizes five primary areas of focus
  that will foster regional prosperity for years to come; now,
  therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 85th
  Legislature, 1st Called Session, hereby commend the Lower Rio
  Grande Valley Development Council for contributing to the
  vitality of the region and extend to all associated with the
  council best wishes for continued success; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  the council as an expression of esteem from the Texas Senate.
  Hinojosa, Lucio
        President of the Senate
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on July 24, 2017.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate
         Member, Texas Senate