PROCLAMATION

 

A PROCLAMATION TO HONOR ELLIS BINGHAM UPON HIS RETIREMENT FOR HIS DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF FAUQUIER COUNTY

 

            WHEREAS, Ellis Bingham served the citizens of Fauquier County with distinction for fifteen years, most recently in the capacity of Director of Environmental Services, and provided leadership and vision to the County’s Solid Waste Management and Recycling Programs; and

 

            WHEREAS, Ellis Bingham has consistently provided courteous and effective services to County residents; and

 

            WHEREAS, Ellis Bingham, as a valued member of the County’s Management Team,   provided strong fiscal leadership, projecting costs and anticipating solid waste management needs over a fifteen-year planning period; and

 

            WHEREAS, Ellis Bingham operated the County landfill in full compliance with State regulations, as well as in a manner designed to protect and preserve the environment; and

 

WHEREAS, Ellis Bingham, recognized by his peers in the Commonwealth as a leader and innovator in the solid waste management field, initiated new and effective landfill procedures such as leachate recirculation, use of alternative cover options, and, most recently, the conversion of methane gas to energy through a public-private partnership project; and

 

            WHEREAS, Ellis Bingham was instrumental in effectively utilizing an existing resource by developing the former landfill site into a Construction and Demolition Debris Landfill that has generated millions of dollars to support needed County solid waste management services; and

 

            WHEREAS, Ellis Bingham has been dedicated to protecting the environment and recycling natural resources, such that the County is among the leaders in recycling in the Commonwealth; now, therefore, be it

 

            PROCLAIMED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 9th day of December 2004, That Ellis Bingham be, and is hereby, recognized and commended for his fifteen years of dedicated public service to the Board, citizens, and employees of Fauquier County; and, be it

 

PROCLAIMED FURTHER, That the Board of Supervisors does hereby extend its best wishes to Ellis Bingham in all future endeavors.

 

 

 

 

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Harry F. Atherton

Chairman of the Board