The City of Lenoir City Council honored long-time Planning Board Member Mac Martin Tuesday night and thanked him for his many years of service to the City.
Mayor Joe Gibbons read and presented a resolution to Mr. Martin during the regular City Council meeting, June 7, 2022. Mr. Martin has served on the City of Lenoir Planning Board since 2005. Mayor Gibbons also gave Mr. Martin a City flag framed with two City coins and a plaque.
"We thank you for what you have meant to our City," Mayor Gibbons said. "You have been a great member of the Planning Board, and you have helped us do a lot of great planning for our city. We really appreciate what you have done."
"Thank you, Joe, and all the Council and the City, for having faith and letting me serve on the board for 17 years," Mr. Martin said.
RESOLUTION HONORING MAC MARTIN
WHEREAS, Mac Martin has served faithfully and diligently as a member of the Lenoir Planning Board since 2005 when he was first appointed; and
WHEREAS, Mac Martin went on to serve as a member of the Lenoir Board of Adjustment as well as a member of the Lenoir Historic Preservation Commission; and
WHEREAS, Mac Martin, during his 17 year tenure as a Board Member, has served with great competence and made important contributions to a large variety of land development cases; including the adoption of a Comprehensive Plan, amendments to the Land Development Code, re-zonings, conditional use permits, variances, conditional zoning districts, and other planning projects; and
WHEREAS, Mac Martin is being honored and recognized for his volunteerism, devotion to the community, and his commitment and hard work,
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Lenoir City Council hereby expresses sincere appreciation to our friend and colleague, who, through his leadership and dedicated service to the City, has earned respect and has made lasting contributions for the betterment of the City.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, I, Mayor Joseph Gibbons, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Mayor of the City of Lenoir, North Carolina, and on behalf of the Lenoir City Council and all the citizens, do hereby extend sincere appreciation and deep gratitude to Mac Martin for his devoted and outstanding service.
This the 7th day of June, 2022.
Joseph L. Gibbons, Mayor
Pictured from left: Councilmen David Stevens, Todd Perdue, and Ralph Prestwood; Mac Martin, Councilman Ike Perkins; Mayor Joe Gibbons; and Councilmen Kent Greer and Jonathan Beal. The plaque below the flag says, "Presented to Mac Martin in recognition of 17 years of dedicated and outstanding service to the Lenoir Planning Board and Board of Adjustments. Lenoir City Council, Joseph L. Gibbons, Mayor, June 7, 2022."