BOAT Resolutions

2017 BOAT  Resolutions

A RESOLUTION OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS CONCERNING JIM OLK, CITY OF GARLAND

WHEREAS, the Building Officials Association of Texas Board of Directors and its members are assembled at the Annual BOAT Conference in Rockwall, Texas, on August 8-11 2017; and,

WHEREAS, we do hereby pay tribute to BOAT past Board Member and past President, Jim Olk, City of Garland; and,

WHEREAS, this award recognizes his commitment and contribution to creating, expanding and continually improving BOAT’s Disaster Response Program; and,

WHEREAS, with Jim’s help, numerous team members have been recruited, trained and responded to disaster events throughout the State of Texas since the program’s inception in 2013,

WHEREAS, without the tremendous commitment and efforts from Jim, the program would not be as organized, responsive and productive as it is today,

WHEREAS, multiple communities have benefited from Jim’s leadership in assembling response teams, conducting damage assessments, and producing very important statistics;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we extend our most sincere appreciation to Jim Olk for his contributions to the safety and security of the public in the built environment, and particularly when disaster strikes. This resolution shall take effect from and after its passage by the membership.

INTRODUCED, READ, AND PASSED this 10th day of AUGUST 2017.

ON BEHALF OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS:

Selso Mata, CBO, AIA, BOAT President

ATTEST:  Jeffrey Widmer, CBO, BOAT Board Secretary


A RESOLUTION OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS CONCERNING KEITH SMITH, CITY OF MESQUITE

WHEREAS, the members of the Building Officials Association of Texas and its members are assembled at the Annual Business Meeting in Rockwall, Texas, on August 10, 2017; and,

WHEREAS, we do hereby pay tribute to retired BOAT member Keith Smith, City of Mesquite; and,

WHEREAS, this award recognizes his lifelong commitment and contribution to creating and sustaining healthy and safe communities; and,

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we extend our most sincere appreciation to Keith Smith for his contributions to the safety and security of the public in the built environment. This resolution shall take effect from and after its passage by the membership.

INTRODUCED, READ, AND PASSED this 10th day of AUGUST 2017.

INTRODUCED, READ, AND PASSED this 10th day of AUGUST 2017.

ON BEHALF OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS:

Selso Mata, CBO, AIA, BOAT President

ATTEST:  Jeffrey Widmer, CBO, BOAT Board Secretary


2016 BOAT  Resolutions

A RESOLUTION OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS CONCERNING THE CITY OF MCKINNEY  AND RICK HERZBERGER, BUILDING OFFICIAL

WHEREAS, the members of the Building Officials Association of Texas and its members are assembled at the Annual Business Meeting in Sugarland, Texas, on August 2-5, 2016; and,

WHEREAS, those members here assembled on August 4, 2016, at the Annual Building Officials Association of Texas Conference and Business Meeting, do hereby pay tribute to the City of McKinney and Rick Herzberger, building official, for earning national accreditation by the International Accreditation Service (IAS), making the City of McKinney the third jurisdiction in Texas to receive this important recognition; joining the cities of Plano and San Antonio, Texas and,

WHEREAS, accreditation signifies that the city’s Building Inspections Department operates under the highest professional and technical standards; and,

WHEREAS, the IAS accreditation also verifies that the department is professionally qualified to provide a high standard of public safety; and,

WHEREAS, to achieve accreditation, the city’s Building Inspections Department underwent rigorous assessments to verify that it operates under the highest ethical, legal, and technical standards while providing enhanced life safety and property protection, now; and,

WHEREAS, we do hereby bestow honor upon the City of McKinney and Rick Herzberger, building official, for earning national accreditation by the International Accreditation Service (IAS);

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED: that we extend our most sincere appreciation to Rick Herzberger and his staff for their untiring contributions to the safety and security of the public in the built environment. This resolution shall take effect from and after its passage by the membership.

INTRODUCED, READ AND PASSED this 4th day of AUGUST 2016.

ON BEHALF OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS:  Selso Mata, CBO, AIA, BOAT President

ATTEST:  Penny Peterson, CBO, BOAT Board Secretary


A RESOLUTION OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS CONCERNING JERRY HIBDON, CITY OF AMARILLO

WHEREAS, the members of the Building Officials Association of Texas and its members are assembled at the Annual Business Meeting in Sugarland, Texas, on August 4, 2016; and,

WHEREAS, we do hereby pay tribute to retired BOAT member Jerry Hibdon, City of Amarillo; and,

WHEREAS, this award recognizes his lifelong commitment and contribution to creating and sustaining healthy and safe communities; and,

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we extend our most sincere appreciation to Jerry Hibdon for his contributions to the safety and security of the public in the built environment. This resolution shall take effect from and after its passage by the membership.

INTRODUCED, READ, AND PASSED this 4th day of AUGUST 2016.

ON BEHALF OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS:  Selso Mata, CBO, AIA, BOAT President

ATTEST:  Penny Peterson, CBO, BOAT Board Secretary


A RESOLUTION OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS CONCERNING LARRY HOLMES, CITY OF DALLAS

WHEREAS, the members of the Building Officials Association of Texas and its members are assembled at the Annual Business Meeting in Sugarland, Texas, on August 4, 2016; and,

WHEREAS, we do hereby pay tribute to retired BOAT member Larry Holmes, City of Dallas; and,

WHEREAS, this award recognizes his lifelong commitment and contribution to creating and sustaining healthy and safe communities; and,

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we extend our most sincere appreciation to Larry Holmes for his contributions to the safety and security of the public in the built environment. This resolution shall take effect from and after its passage by the membership.

INTRODUCED, READ, AND PASSED this 4th day of AUGUST 2016.

ON BEHALF OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS:  Selso Mata, CBO, AIA, BOAT President

ATTEST:  Penny Peterson, CBO, BOAT Board Secretary


A RESOLUTION OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS CONCERNING DAVID SARTOR, CITY OF ABILENE

WHEREAS, the members of the Building Officials Association of Texas and its members are assembled at the Annual Business Meeting in Sugarland, Texas, on August 4, 2016; and,

WHEREAS, we do hereby pay tribute to retired BOAT member David Sartor, City of Abilene; and,

WHEREAS, this award recognizes his lifelong commitment and contribution to creating and sustaining healthy and safe communities; and,

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we extend our most sincere appreciation to David Sartor for his contributions to the safety and security of the public in the built environment. This resolution shall take effect from and after its passage by the membership.

INTRODUCED, READ, AND PASSED this 4th day of AUGUST 2016.

ON BEHALF OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS:  Selso Mata, CBO, AIA, BOAT President

ATTEST:  Penny Peterson, CBO, BOAT Board Secretary


 

2008 BOAT  Resolutions

A RESOLUTION OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS CONCERNING BILL ALLEN, CITY OF GARLAND

WHEREAS, the members of the Building Officials Association of Texas and its members are assembled at the Annual Business Meeting in College Station, Texas, on February 29, 2008; and,

WHEREAS, we do hereby pay tribute to retired BOAT member Bill Allen, City of Garland; and,

WHEREAS, this award recognizes his lifelong commitment and contribution to creating and sustaining healthy and safe communities; and,

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we extend our most sincere appreciation to Bill Allen for his contributions to the safety and security of the public in the built environment. This resolution shall take effect from and after its passage by the membership.

INTRODUCED, READ, AND PASSED this 29th day of FEBRUARY 2008.

ON BEHALF OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS:  Ravi Shah, CBO, Assoc. AIA, BOAT President

ATTEST:  Randall R. Childers, CBO, TML Board Representative


 

A RESOLUTION OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS CONCERNING DANNY MOSS, CITY OF BEDFORD

WHEREAS, the members of the Building Officials Association of Texas and its members are assembled at the Annual Business Meeting in College Station, Texas, on February 29, 2008; and,

WHEREAS, we do hereby pay tribute to retired BOAT member Danny Moss, City of Bedford; and,

WHEREAS, this award recognizes his lifelong commitment and contribution to creating and sustaining healthy and safe communities; and,

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we extend our most sincere appreciation to Danny Moss for his contributions to the safety and security of the public in the built environment.

This resolution shall take effect from and after its passage by the membership.

INTRODUCED, READ, AND PASSED this 29th day of FEBRUARY 2008.

ON BEHALF OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS:  Ravi Shah, CBO, Assoc. AIA, BOAT President

ATTEST:  Randall R. Childers, CBO, TML Board Representative


A RESOLUTION OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS CONCERNING GAIL GRAVES, CITY OF RICHARDSON

WHEREAS, the members of the Building Officials Association of Texas and its members are assembled at the Annual Business Meeting in College Station, Texas, on February 29, 2008; and,

WHEREAS, we do hereby pay tribute to retired BOAT member Gail Graves, City of Richardson; and,

WHEREAS, this award recognizes his lifelong commitment and contribution to creating and sustaining healthy and safe communities; and,

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we extend our most sincere appreciation to Gail Graves for his contributions to the safety and security of the public in the built environment. This resolution shall take effect from and after its passage by the membership.

INTRODUCED, READ, AND PASSED this 29th day of FEBRUARY 2008.

ON BEHALF OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS: Ravi Shah, CBO, Assoc. AIA, BOAT President BOAT SEAL

ATTEST:  Randall R. Childers, CBO, TML Board Representative


 

A RESOLUTION OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS CONCERNING GEORGE E. WALKER, SR.

WHEREAS, the members of the Building Officials Association of Texas and its members are assembled at the Annual Business Meeting in College Station, Texas, on February 29, 2008; and,

WHEREAS, those members here assembled on February 29, 2008, at the Annual Business Meeting, do hereby pay tribute to George E. Walker, Sr., retired building official for the City of Waco, Texas, as the recipient of the Bobby J. Fowler Award from the International Code Council (ICC); and,

WHEREAS, this award recognizes an individual’s lifelong commitment and contribution to creating and sustaining healthy and safe communities; and,

WHEREAS, this individual continues to strive to provide assistance to his respective community; and,

WHEREAS, we do hereby pay tribute to George E. Walker, Sr., retired Building Official for his career service;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we extend our most sincere appreciation to George E. Walker, Sr., retired building official, for his contribution to the safety and security of the public in the built environment.

This resolution shall take effect from and after its passage by the membership.

INTRODUCED, READ, AND PASSED this 29th day of FEBRUARY 2008.

ON BEHALF OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS:  Ravi Shah, CBO, Assoc. AIA, BOAT President

ATTEST:  Randall R. Childers, CBO, TML Board Representative


A RESOLUTION OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS CONCERNING MIKE BREWER, CITY OF MESQUITE

WHEREAS, the members of the Building Officials Association of Texas and its members are assembled at the Annual Business Meeting in College Station, Texas, on February 29, 2008; and,

WHEREAS, we do hereby pay tribute to retired BOAT member Mike Brewer, City of Mesquite; and,

WHEREAS, this award recognizes his lifelong commitment and contribution to creating and sustaining healthy and safe communities; and,

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we extend our most sincere appreciation to Mike Brewer for his contributions to the safety and security of the public in the built environment. This resolution shall take effect from and after its passage by the membership.

INTRODUCED, READ, AND PASSED this 29th day of FEBRUARY 2008.

ON BEHALF OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS: Ravi Shah, CBO, Assoc. AIA, BOAT President

ATTEST:  Randall R. Childers, CBO, TML Board Representative


A RESOLUTION OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS CONCERNING
PAT POTTER, CITY OF ARLINGTON

WHEREAS, the members of the Building Officials Association of Texas and its members are assembled at the Annual Business Meeting in College Station, Texas, on February 29, 2008; and,

WHEREAS, we do hereby pay tribute to retired BOAT member Pat Potter, City of Arlington; and,

WHEREAS, this award recognizes his lifelong commitment and contribution to creating and sustaining healthy and safe communities; and,

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we extend our most sincere appreciation to Pat Potter for his contributions to the safety and security of the public in the built environment. This resolution shall take effect from and after its passage by the membership.

INTRODUCED, READ, AND PASSED this 29th day of FEBRUARY 2008.

ON BEHALF OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS:  Ravi Shah, CBO, Assoc. AIA, BOAT President

ATTEST:  Randall R. Childers, CBO, TML Board Representative


A RESOLUTION OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS CONCERNING RON FISHER, SENIOR COMMERCIAL INSPECTOR

WHEREAS, the members of the Building Officials Association of Texas and its members are assembled at the Annual Business Meeting in College Station, Texas, on February 27-29, 2008; and,

WHEREAS, those members here assembled on February 29, 2008, at the Annual Business Meeting, do hereby pay tribute to Ron Fisher, Senior Commercial Inspector for Hurst, Texas for receiving the ICC MCP Certification; and,

WHEREAS, throughout the year there are members who have exhibited excellent technical skills and service to their citizens; and,

WHEREAS, ICC recognizes 17 of these individuals in the State of Texas for their dedication and expertise, The Building Officials Association of Texas is dedicated to enhancing the professionalism of its members, advancing the standards of the building industry, and leading in the resolution of public policy issues; and,

WHEREAS, because of the devotion to performing their duties they have created and sustained healthy and safe communities;

BE IT RESOLVED, that those members here assembled on February 29, 2008 at the Annual Business Meeting, do hereby pay tribute to Ron Fisher, Senior Commercial Inspector and his contribution to the community; and NOW,

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED: that we extend our most sincere appreciation to them for their contributions to the safety and security of the public in the built environment. This resolution shall take effect from and after its passage by the membership.

INTRODUCED, READ AND PASSED this 29th day of FEBRUARY 2008.

ON BEHALF OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS: Ravi Shah, CBO, Assoc. AIA, BOAT President

ATTEST:  Randall R. Childers, CBO, TML Board Representative


A RESOLUTION OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS CONCERNING SCOTT McDONALD, BUILDING OFFICIAL

WHEREAS, the members of the Building Officials Association of Texas and its members are assembled at the Annual Business Meeting in College Station, Texas, on February 27 – 29, 2008; and,

WHEREAS, those members here assembled on February 29, 2008, at the Annual Business Meeting, do hereby pay tribute to Scott McDonald, building official for Amarillo, Texas, for receiving the ICC Community Service Award; and,

WHEREAS, throughout the year there are members who have exhibited excellent community service to their citizens; and,

WHEREAS, those members continue to strive to provide assistance to their respective communities; and,

WHEREAS, because of the devotion to performing their duties they have created and sustained healthy and safe communities; and,

WHEREAS, we do hereby pay tribute to Scott McDonald, building official, and his staff’s contribution to community service;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we extend our most sincere appreciation to them for their contributions to the safety and security of the public in the built environment. This resolution shall take effect from and after its passage by the membership.

INTRODUCED, READ, AND PASSED this 29th day of FEBRUARY 2008.

ON BEHALF OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS:  Ravi Shah, CBO, Assoc. AIA, BOAT President

ATTEST:  Randall R. Childers, CBO, TML Board Representative


A RESOLUTION OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS CONCERNING THE CITY OF PLANO AND SELSO MATA, BUILDING OFFICIAL

WHEREAS, the members of the Building Officials Association of Texas and its members are assembled at the Annual Business Meeting in College Station, Texas, on February 27-29, 2008; and,

WHEREAS, those members here assembled on February 29, 2008, at the Annual Business Meeting, do hereby pay tribute to the City of Plano and Selso Mata, building official, for earning national accreditation by the International Accreditation Service (IAS), making the City of Plano the first jurisdiction in Texas to receive this important recognition; and,

WHEREAS, accreditation signifies that the city’s Building Inspections Department operates under the highest professional and technical standards; and,

WHEREAS, the IAS accreditation also verifies that the department is professionally qualified to provide a high standard of public safety; and,

WHEREAS, to achieve accreditation, the city’s Building Inspections Department underwent rigorous assessments to verify that it operates under the highest ethical, legal, and technical standards while providing enhanced life safety and property protection, now; and,

WHEREAS, we do hereby pay tribute to the City of Plano and Selso Mata, building official, for earning national accreditation by the International Accreditation Service (IAS);

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED: that we extend our most sincere appreciation to Selso Mata and his staff for their untiring contributions to the safety and security of the public in the built environment. This resolution shall take effect from and after its passage by the membership.

INTRODUCED, READ AND PASSED this 29th day of FEBRUARY 2008.

ON BEHALF OF THE BUILDING OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION OF TEXAS:  Ravi Shah, CBO, Assoc. AIA, BOAT President

ATTEST:  Randall R. Childers, CBO, TML Board Representative

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