Bill Text: VA SR4003 | 2019 | 1st Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Celebrating the life of LaQuita Chenoah Brown.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Passed) 2019-07-09 - Bill text as passed Senate (SR4003ER) [SR4003 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-SR4003-Enrolled.html

Celebrating the life of LaQuita Chenoah Brown.


Agreed to by the Senate, July 9, 2019


WHEREAS, LaQuita Chenoah Brown, a respected employee of the Virginia Beach Department of Public Works and an accomplished traveler who was beloved by family members and friends throughout the world, died on May 31, 2019; and

WHEREAS, a graduate of Oscar Smith High School and New York City College of Technology, LaQuita Brown was employed with the City of Virginia Beach for more than four years; and

WHEREAS, LaQuita Brown joined the Virginia Beach City Attorney's Office as a legal secretary in November 2014, and transferred to the Virginia Beach Department of Public Works in February 2018 after completing a rigorous certification process to become a right-of-way agent; and

WHEREAS, in the course of her duties, LaQuita Brown used her expertise in property rights to assist her fellow Virginia Beach city employees with land acquisition and other projects; and

WHEREAS, LaQuita Brown was well known for her kindness, curiosity, and sense of adventure; she had traveled throughout the United States and visited Europe and West Africa, maintaining friendships with people as near as North Carolina and as far as Togo and the Ivory Coast; and

WHEREAS, LaQuita Brown will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by numerous family members, friends, and fellow employees of both the Virginia Beach Department of Public Works and the City Attorney's Office; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the Senate of Virginia hereby note with great sadness the loss of LaQuita Chenoah Brown, a vibrant member of the Virginia Beach community and a dedicated civil servant; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of LaQuita Chenoah Brown as an expression of the Senate of Virginia's respect for her memory.