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ACR-283 Code Enforcement Officer Appreciation Week.(2017-2018)

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Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 283

Relative to Code Enforcement Officer Appreciation Week.

[ Filed with Secretary of State  September 07, 2018. ]


ACR 283, Cooley. Code Enforcement Officer Appreciation Week.
This measure would annually designate the 2nd week of October as Code Enforcement Officer Appreciation Week.
Fiscal Committee: NO  

WHEREAS, Code enforcement officers provide for the safety, health, and welfare of citizens in communities throughout the State of California through the enforcement of local, state, and federal laws and ordinances dealing with various issues of building, zoning, housing, animal control, environmental, health, and life safety; and
WHEREAS, Code enforcement officers have challenging and demanding roles and often do not receive recognition for the job they do in improving quality of life for residents and businesses of local communities; and
WHEREAS, The role of many code enforcement officers has expanded in recent years with jurisdictions increasingly relying on the expertise and training of code enforcement officers in their communities; and
WHEREAS, Code enforcement officers are dedicated, highly qualified, and highly trained professionals who share the goals of preventing neighborhood deterioration, enhancing communities, ensuring safety, and preserving property values through knowledge, training, and application of housing, zoning, and nuisance laws; and
WHEREAS, Code enforcement officers often have a highly visible role in the communities they serve and regularly interact with the public and a variety of federal, state, county, and local officials in their capacity as code enforcement officers; and
WHEREAS, The State of California wants to recognize and honor code enforcement officers that serve our communities and acknowledge their role in leading the way to improve quality of life within our communities; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the Assembly of the State of California, the Senate thereof concurring, That the Legislature hereby proclaims that the second week of October in 2018, and annually thereafter, be known as Code Enforcement Officer Appreciation Week in the State of California; and be it further
Resolved, That the Legislature calls upon California residents to join in recognizing and expressing their appreciation for the dedication and service by the individuals who serve as our code enforcement officers; and be it further
Resolved, That the Chief Clerk of the Assembly transmit copies of this resolution to the author for appropriate distribution.