By:  Turner                                            S.R. No. 388
    1-1                           SENATE RESOLUTION
    1-2        WHEREAS, It is a distinct pleasure for the Texas Senate to
    1-3  recognize Walter Wilcox of Bryan on the occasion of his retirement
    1-4  December 31, 1994, as county commissioner for Precinct 2 of Brazos
    1-5  County; and
    1-6        WHEREAS, During his six terms of office, the popular
    1-7  commissioner worked effectively to provide necessary leadership
    1-8  for citizens throughout the county; he championed the adoption
    1-9  of subdivision regulations that set standards for developers,
   1-10  increased the county's right-of-way along county roads, and
   1-11  volunteered his time for numerous causes; and
   1-12        WHEREAS, Mr. Wilcox has been involved in welcome changes
   1-13  during his 24 years in office including the building of the Brazos
   1-14  Center, construction of the major addition to the courthouse, and
   1-15  construction of the county's pavilion and rodeo arena; and
   1-16        WHEREAS, A former chairman of the state association of Big
   1-17  8 Resource Conservation and Development, Mr. Wilcox has continued
   1-18  his volunteer work since his retirement; he has previously held
   1-19  various positions in the Big 8 Resource Conservation and
   1-20  Development organization that is a part of the federal Natural
   1-21  Resources Conservation Service; and
   1-22        WHEREAS, His interest in the youth of the county is
   1-23  apparent in his volunteer activities; he works with members
    2-1  of the Brazos County Youth Livestock Association and helps put
    2-2  on their show each year; for the past 30 years he has sponsored
    2-3  a Little League team; and
    2-4        WHEREAS, Recognized for his honesty and integrity and his
    2-5  ability to work well with people, Walter Wilcox has earned the
    2-6  respect and appreciation of the citizens of Brazos County; now,
    2-7  therefore, be it
    2-8        RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas,
    2-9  74th Legislature, hereby extend best wishes to Walter Wilcox for
   2-10  a most rewarding and enjoyable retirement; and, be it further
   2-11        RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for him
   2-12  as an expression of the high regard of the Texas Senate.
   2-13                               ______________________________________
   2-14                                       President of the Senate
   2-15                                    I hereby certify that the above
   2-16                               Resolution was adopted by the Senate
   2-17                               on March 9, 1995.
   2-18                               ______________________________________
   2-19                                       Secretary of the Senate
   2-20                               ______________________________________
   2-21                                        Member, Texas Senate