Current Status Bill Number:
3495Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19970219Primary Sponsor: MeachamAll Sponsors: Meacham, Kirsh, Simrill, Moody-Lawrence, McCraw and DelleneyDrafted Document Number: jic\5432jm.97Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19970220Subject: York County Day; February 25, 1997, Resolutions
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19970220 Received from Senate Senate 19970220 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence House 19970219 Introduced, adopted, sent to SenateView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
RECOGNIZING YORK COUNTY FOR ITS MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND DECLARING FEBRUARY 25, 1997 "YORK COUNTY DAY".
Whereas, the population of York County has grown more than twenty percent during the past ten years and has increased more than fifty percent during the past twenty years to a current total of 143,800; and
Whereas, York County job creation ranked third in the State for 1996 with 2,154 new jobs; and
Whereas, the county's total estimated property valuation exceeded $7.5 billion dollars last year; and
Whereas, York County expects to announce over $100 million dollars in new industry investment for the first quarter of 1997; and
Whereas, gross retail sales in York County have doubled since 1987 and increased more than eleven percent during the past year to an estimated $2.2 billion dollars; and
Whereas, a total of fifty-three companies, some nationally known, announced plans to locate or expand in York County in 1996, providing a total capital investment of more than $206 million dollars; and
Whereas, accommodations tax collections increased nineteen percent in 1996. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly recognize York County for its many accomplishments and declare February 25, 1997 "York County Day".
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to
each of the six chambers of commerce in York County.