TREASURERS WEEK

SAMPLE TREASURER'S WEEK
RESOLUTION
 
WHEREAS, municipal government, in order to best serve the needs of the citizenry, must be operated with efficiency and in an orderly and trustworthy manner; and
 
WHEREAS, the efficiency and order with which government carries out its public functions is strongly reliant on procedures and financial records; and
 
WHEREAS, the Municipal Treasurer administers the procedures and keeps the financial records; and
 
WHEREAS, all monies received into the municipal treasuries are dedicated funds and are used only for their specific purposes; and
 
WHEREAS, all Municipal Treasurers are the official custodians responsible for proper management and investment of these funds; and
 
WHEREAS, an organized source of financial knowledge about a community and its government activities is vital to the smooth governing of that municipality; and
 
WHEREAS, the Municipal Treasurers provides and maintains such a body of knowledge; and
 
WHEREAS, the strength of local government depends upon the citizens' opinion of it, and such opinion is formed largely by the image set forth by the municipal government employees; and
 
WHEREAS, the Municipal Treasurer is one of the municipal officials most closely in daily contact with the citizenry and therefore is in a key position to mold sound public opinion; and
 
WHEREAS, it is most appropriate that we recognize a historic municipal office, which grew out of the traditions of our democratic heritage;
 
NOW, THEREFORE, I John Smith, Mayor of the City of Anytown, Illinois, do hereby proclaim the week of July 24-28, 2017 be known as ILLINOIS MUNICIPAL TREASURER'S WEEK in Anytown, Illinois, in recognition of the vital services they perform and the outstanding community dedication they exhibit.
 
In Testimony Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand as my official signature and caused to be affixed the Seal of the City of Anytown, State of Illinois, this __th day of ___ 2017
 
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Mayor