PROCLAMATION

A PROCLAMATION TO RECOGNIZE PHILIP D. “BUTCH” FARLEY FOR HIS SERVICE TO THE FAUQUIER COUNTY GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC SCHOOLS UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT

WHEREAS, Philip D. “Butch” Farley earned his Bachelor of Science in Education from Concorde College in 1964 and had an illustrious career as a college athlete; and

WHEREAS, Butch Farley moved from the Prince William Schools to Fauquier County in 1984 as Coordinator of Athletics for the School Division and served in a number of key administrative positions within the school system; and

WHEREAS, Butch Farley assumed the position of Director of General Services for the Fauquier County Government in 2001 as a part of the restructuring to implement the Unified Services Agreement with the school system; and

WHEREAS, throughout his career he has placed strong emphasis on efficiency and customer services and was responsible for evolving the Fleet Maintenance program to a business like basis; and

WHEREAS, Butch Farley served as a strong proponent and leader in the area of County performance measurement, accountability and bench-marking that will continue to serve the organization well; and

WHEREAS, Butch Farley has received numerous other commendations and recognition from the Board of Supervisors and other County departments and served as lead staff to the Citizens Capital Review Committee and Acting Director of Environmental Services during a period of transition, and

WHEREAS, Mr. Farley’s dedication and strong work ethic serve as an inspiration to all who know him, and he will be sorely missed by his staff and colleagues now; therefore, be it

            PROCLAIMED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 10th day of May 2007, That the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors does hereby recognize and commend Philip D. “Butch” Farley for his many years of service and dedication upon the occasion of his retirement.

 

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Harry F. Atherton

Chairman of the Board

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