Jefferson County - Board of Supervisors - Minutes  - 1998

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1998, 7:30 P.M.

Mr. Wendell A. Wilson and Mr. Raymond C. Kisow presiding.

The meeting was called to order by Mr. Wilson.

Mr. Foskett led the Pledge of Allegiance.

A moment of silence was observed.

County Clerk Barbara A. Frank called the roll, all members being present, except Mrs. Schreiber.

District 1 Rose M. Schreiber District 2 Mary P. Klein

District 3 Lloyd A. Holterman District 4 Denise A. Smith

District 5 Susan L. Lidholm District 6 Ronald D. Buchanan

District 7 Harriet M. Schwoch District 8 Wendell A. Wilson

District 9 Carl F. Jaeger District 10 Dean Kramer

District 11 Leon W. Zimdars District 12 James Hartwig

District 13 Janet Sayre Hoeft District 14 Patrick Curtin

District 15 Steven J. Nass District 16 Raymond C. Kisow, Jr.

District 17 Reuben Schroedl District 18 Alfred J. Foskett

District 19 Peter J. Thomsen, Sr. District 20 Kathleen A. Groskopf

District 21 Iona K. Turner District 22 John L. Weiss

District 23 Lisle Piper, Jr. District 24 Patricia A. Potter

District 25 August J. Lehmann District 26 Alan G. Keating

District 27 Glen Borland District 28 Robert Rupnow

District 29 John Fiske District 30 Lavern Maasz


Mr. Kisow, member of the Budget Committee, moved that the proposed 1999 Jefferson County Budget be taken from the table. Seconded and carried.

Mr. Kisow moved that the Board consider the proposed 1999 Budget as if in Committee of the Whole. Seconded and carried.

The floor was opened for public comment.

No members of the public were present to speak on the matter at hand.

Mr. Kisow moved that the proposed 1999 Budget be laid on the table. Seconded and carried.

Mrs. Schwoch read Resolution No. 98-63.

WHEREAS, in 1921, an American Soldier "Known But To God" was buried on a Virginia hillside overlooking the Potomac River and the City of Washington, and

WHEREAS, the Arlington National Cemetery burial site of this unknown soldier became the personification of dignity and reverence for America's veterans, and

WHEREAS, these memorial gestures took place on November 11th, giving universal recognition to the celebrated ending of World War I hostilities at 11 a.m., November 11, 1918, and

WHEREAS, Armistice Day received its name in America in 1926 through a congressional resolution and became a national holiday twelve years later by similar congressional action, and

WHEREAS, in 1954 President Eisenhower signed a bill proclaiming November 11th as Veterans Day, a day to honor those who have served America in all wars,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we, the Jefferson County Board of Supervisors, representing the citizens of Jefferson County, assembled here this day, pause, reflect and remember all veterans who served this country during its time of need and in particular those who made the supreme sacrifice in defense of their country.

Mrs. Schwoch moved that Resolution No. 98-63 be adopted. Seconded and carried unanimously by a silent rising vote.

Mr. Buchanan moved that the Board adjourn. Seconded and carried at 7:35 p.m.