National Public Works Week
WHEREAS, public works professionals focus on infrastructure, facilities and services that are of vital importance to sustainable and resilient communities and to the public health, high quality of life and well-being of the people of the City of Fort Atkinson; and
WHEREAS, these infrastructure, facilities and services could not be provided without the dedicated efforts of public works professionals, who are responsible for rebuilding, improving, and protecting our City’s transportation, water supply, water treatment and solid waste systems, public buildings, and other structures and facilities essential for our citizens; and
WHEREAS, it is in the public interest for the citizens, civic leaders and children in the City of Fort Atkinson to gain knowledge of and to maintain an ongoing interest and understanding of the importance of public works and public works programs in their respective communities; and
WHEREAS, the year 2023 marks the 63rd annual National Public Works Week sponsored by the American Public Works Association.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Bruce Johnson, as City Council President of the City of Fort Atkinson do hereby declare May 21-27, 2023 as National Public Works Week in the City of Fort Atkinson.
Proclaimed this 16th day of May in the year 2023.
Nick Rueth, Public Works Supervisor and Tom Williamson, Superintendent of Public Works are seen accepting the Public Works Week Proclamation from City Council President Burce Johnson.