National Public Works Week May 15-21, 2022
On May 12, 2022, Mayor Greg Hood proclaimed May 15-21, 2022 Public Works Week in the City of Springtown.
WHEREAS, public works professionals focus on infrastructure, facilities, emergency management, and services that are of vital importance to sustainable and resilient communities and the public health, high quality of life, and well-being of the people of the City of Springtown, Texas; and,
WHEREAS, these infrastructures, facilities, and services could not be provided without the dedicated efforts of public works professionals, who are federally mandated first responders, and the engineers, managers, and employees at all levels of government and the private sector, who are responsible for rebuilding, improving, and protecting our nation’s transportation, water supply, water treatment and solid waste systems, public buildings, and other structures and facilities essential for our citizens; and,
WHEREAS, it is in the public interest for the citizens, civic leaders, and children in the City of Springtown, Texas to gain knowledge and maintain ongoing interest and understanding of the importance of public works first responders and public works programs in their respective communities; and,
WHEREAS, the year 2022 marks the 62nd annual National Public Works Week sponsored by the American Public Works
Association/Canadian Public Works Association be it now,
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, I, Mayor Greg Hood, do hereby proclaim the week of May 15–21, 2022, as National Public Works Week in the City of Springtown, Texas; I urge all citizens to join with representatives of the American Public Works Association and government agencies in activities, events, and ceremonies designed to pay tribute to our public works professionals, engineers, managers, and employees and to recognize the substantial contributions they make to protecting our national health, safety, and quality of life.