2021S0608-1 10/11/21
  By: Nelson S.R. No. 65
         WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas is pleased to
  recognize Mayor Joe McCourry of The Colony, who is stepping down
  from office in November of 2021; and
         WHEREAS, Formerly a resident of Oklahoma City, Joe
  McCourry has been a resident of The Colony since 1988; he was
  elected to The Colony City Council as the Place 3 representative
  in 2002, and he was reelected to the seat for two consecutive
  three-year terms; and
         WHEREAS, Mr. McCourry distinguished himself for
  excellence in leadership as a councilmember, and in 2009, he was
  elected to serve as The Colony's 12th mayor; and
         WHEREAS, The Colony has benefited from unprecedented
  growth and development under Mayor McCourry's leadership; his
  superior administrative skills and keen insights on local
  governance helped mark the most prosperous period in the city's
  history; and
         WHEREAS, An exemplary gentleman and an able leader,
  Mr. McCourry is admired and respected by his colleagues in city
  government and by the citizens of The Colony; the community has
  greatly benefited from the dedication and generous spirit of this
  talented elected official; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 87th
  Legislature, 3rd Called Session, hereby commend Mayor Joe
  McCourry for his invaluable contributions to The Colony and
  extend to him best wishes for the future; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  him as an expression of esteem from the Texas Senate.