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STATE OF NEW JERSEY
COUNTY OF HUNTERDON

PROCLAMATION

National County Government Week


WHEREAS, the United States faces many changes now and in the future and meeting those challenges successfully lies with County Government, the Government of the future; and

WHEREAS, County Government is committed to stopping unfunded mandates which are depleting local revenues and causing local services to be cut; and

WHEREAS, County Government is the nation's health safety net providing hospital and health services to the poor and those without insurance; and

WHEREAS, County Government is leading the fight to end violence and reduce crime through programs and policies in pursuit of solutions to help our nation's troubled youth; and

WHEREAS, County Government is using technology and invocation to tackle the nation's problems; and

WHEREAS, County Government is flexible and adaptable in providing services directly to the people are able to provide county-wide and regional solutions to problems; and

WHEREAS, America's Counties are America's future and the County of Hunterdon recognizes the contributions made and the leadership offered by our nation's counties;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT PROCLAIMED, by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Hunterdon, that April 09 to 15, 2000, is hereby declared as National County Government Week in the County of Hunterdon; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a copy of this Proclamation be forwarded to the New Jersey Association of Counties, all New Jersey Boards of Chosen Freeholders, Governor Christine Todd Whitman, and Hunterdon County's Legislative Delegation.