Legislation # 06-0035 Enactment Number none
Type Ceremonial Item Effective Date none
Introduction Date 1/25/2006
Title Proclamation Proclaiming February 19-25, 2006 as National Engineers Week in the City of Hampton.
Legislation History 06-0035
DateNotice Of ActionDescription
1/25/2006 Presented to Dan West, President of the Peninsula Engineers Council by Councilman Charlie Sapp.
1/16/2006 Received By Clerk's Office
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Legislation Text 06-0035


City of Hampton, Virginia

Ceremonial Item

22 Lincoln Street

Hampton, VA 23669



File Number: 06-0035


Enactment Number: -


Proclamation Proclaiming February 19-25, 2006 as National Engineers Week in the City of Hampton.


WHEREAS, The Peninsula Engineers Council, hereafter referred to as the Council, was organized in 1970 to promote the engineering profession on the Virginia Peninsula; and


WHEREAS, the unchanged mission of the Council, for thirty-five years, has been to advance the knowledge and practice of engineering, to enhance the professional status of those in practice and to promote engineering as a career field; and


WHEREAS, the Council represents twenty-three professional, engineering and technical societies; and


WHEREAS, the Council provides a forum for direct communication between the different technical societies; and


WHEREAS, engineers have built the foundation for progress and development and have contributed greatly, turning ideas into reality, making America the leading technological nation in the world; and


WHEREAS, the engineering profession is a highly visible vocation on the Virginia Peninsula with respect to employment: maritime, space, transportation, entertainment and environmental; and


WHEREAS, the Virginia Peninsula can be proud of the contributions toward the development of industry, communications, construction, medicine, high technology and higher education, and the key role engineers have played in these and other aspects of our society;


NOW, THEREFORE, I, Ross A. Kearney, II, Mayor, on behalf of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia, do hereby proclaim the week of February 19 - 25, 2006 as




in the City of Hampton, Virginia, and urge the citizens of Hampton to recognize the contributions made by this special group of people.