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John P. Surma Honored as the the Founding Chairman of the Allegheny County Parks Foundation

October 15, 2013

Allegheny County Parks Foundation

Resolution Honoring

John P. Surma

WHEREAS, John P. Surma has served with distinction as the Founding Chairman of the Allegheny County Parks Foundation since its inception in 2008;

WHEREAS, John P. Surma's stewardship of the Foundation and his dedication to its partnership with Allegheny County has resulted in the completion of the South Park Montour Connector Trail; the completion of the North Park Lake Trail master plan and design as well as the initiation of Phase I of construction, the Ingomar Road Trail; and the creation of the Park Bench Endowment Program among many other initiatives, all of which have improved the county parks system for the benefit of current and future generations of Allegheny County residents and visitors; and

WHEREAS, John P. Surma's tenure has set a standard by which future Allegheny County Parks Foundation efforts shall be guided;

IT IS THEREFORE RESOLVED, that John P. Surma is extended our deep appreciation and respect for his invaluable contributions to the Allegheny County Parks Foundation, and further, it is directed that a copy of this resolution be provided to Mr. Surma as evidence of our gratitude and esteem and incorporated in the minutes of the Allegheny County Parks Foundation Board of Directors' meeting on October 15, 2013.

Directors of the Allegheny County Parks Foundation

October 15, 2013

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