Bill Text: VA HJR592 | 2017 | Regular Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Commending Jonathan C. Kinney.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-01-20 - Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ592ER) [HJR592 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2017-HJR592-Enrolled.html

Commending Jonathan C. Kinney.

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, January 13, 2017
Agreed to by the Senate, January 19, 2017

WHEREAS, Jonathan C. Kinney, a respected attorney in Arlington, received the 2016 William T. Newman Jr. Spirit of Community Award for his exceptional civic leadership and philanthropy; and

WHEREAS, the William T. Newman Jr. Spirit of Community Award is presented annually by the Arlington Community Foundation to a community leader who has demonstrated a tireless commitment to improving the quality of life of all Arlington residents; and

WHEREAS, Jonathan Kinney practices law in the areas of land use, zoning, real estate, estate planning, and wealth management with Bean, Kinney & Korman; he ably represents regional and national developers, property owners, and business owners in all aspects of zoning and land use for commercial, residential, and mixed-use projects; and

WHEREAS, a lifelong resident of Arlington, Jonathan Kinney has strengthened the economic vitality of the community through his work in development, and he supports those in need through his work with nonprofit organizations to complete affordable housing projects; and

WHEREAS, possessed of a wealth of knowledge about Arlington County and its history, Jonathan Kinney offers a unique perspective on how to help the county grow responsibly; he has earned the nickname Mr. Arlington for his close working relationships with local and regional organizations and officials; and

WHEREAS, among many awards and accolades throughout his career, Jonathan Kinney was inducted into the Arlington Business Hall of Fame in 2014, and he has been named as Top Lawyer in Real Estate by Washingtonian magazine four times, most recently in 2013; and

WHEREAS, Jonathan Kinney was presented with the William T. Newman Jr. Spirit of Community Award at a special luncheon held at the Renaissance Arlington Capitol View Hotel on November 10, 2016; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Jonathan C. Kinney on receiving the 2016 William T. Newman Jr. Spirit of Community Award; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Jonathan C. Kinney as an expression of the General Assembly's admiration for his legacy of service to Arlington County.