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Text of Congratulating the Town of Palm Beach and its citizens on its 100 year anniversary.

This resolution was introduced on April 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Apr 5, 2011 (Introduced).

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IV

112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. RES. 205

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 5, 2011

(for himself, Mr. Ross of Florida, Mr. Rivera, Mr. Young of Florida, Mr. Buchanan, Mr. Rooney, Mr. Hastings of Florida, and Mr. Diaz-Balart) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

RESOLUTION

Congratulating the Town of Palm Beach and its citizens on its 100 year anniversary.

Whereas the Town of Palm Beach, Florida, will celebrate its Centennial Birthday in 2011 with commemorative events, educational programs, and capital projects throughout the year;

Whereas the Town of Palm Beach received its name from a shipwreck named the Providencia;

Whereas the ship washed ashore in January of 1878 with a load of coconuts bound from Havana to Barcelona;

Whereas the Town of Palm Beach was incorporated on April 17, 1911, and soon began long range plans to develop and protect the island paradise;

Whereas the Town of Palm Beach is a fully developed community, world-renowned for its extraordinary beauty, quality of life, and small-town character;

Whereas the Town of Palm Beach will remain true to the inspired legacy of its founders, a Mediterranean-style home of stunning architecture and natural beauty, a cosmopolitan culture, and an involved citizenry committed to civic and philanthropic causes and excellence in town government;

Whereas the Town of Palm Beach will continue to improve the public safety departments of police and fire-rescue and sustain a quality of life by managing redeveloping both residential and commercial districts;

Whereas the Town of Palm Beach will continue to improve the island's infrastructure by renourishing its beaches, improving storm drainage, and ensuring the integrity of its roads and maintaining its excellent financial health; and

Whereas the pristine beaches, entertainment centers, economic clout, transportation network, and livability of the Town of Palm Beach make it an ideal destination for visitors to and residents in Florida: Now, therefore, be it

That the House of Representatives—

(1)

congratulates the Town of Palm Beach and its citizens on its 100 year anniversary; and

(2)

recognizes and appreciates the significant economic and cultural impact of the Town of Palm Beach on the South Florida region and the Nation as a whole.