Resolution Commending Urban Forestry Council Member Dr Larry Costello

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[Resolution Commending Dr. Larry Costello]



Resolution commending Dr. Larry Costello for his service and dedication to the Urban Forestry Council and to greatly improving San Francisco’s urban forest through his research and education efforts.

WHEREAS, Dr. Larry Costello is a renowned expert who has greatly contributed to the fields of horticulture and urban forestry; and,

WHEREAS, Dr. Larry Costello was a founding member of the Urban Forestry Council, attending the UFC’s first meeting in April 2003, and serving on the Council for a total of seven years; and,

WHEREAS, Dr. Larry Costello was originally appointed to the UFC from April 5, 2003 until May 7, 2007, and returned for a second appointment from February 24, 2010 until December 13, 2013; and,

WHEREAS, Dr. Larry Costello served as the UFC’s Vice-Chair from June 25, 2013 until December 13, 2013; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Larry Costello’s dedicated over 30 years of service to the Bay Area, conducting an education and applied research program focused on urban forestry; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Larry Costello’s invaluable expertise and keen guidance has made innumerable contributions to the work and impact of the Urban Forestry Council; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, The Urban Forestry Council extends its deepest gratitude to Dr. Larry Costello; and be it

FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Urban Forestry Council commends Dr. Larry Costello for his dedication to the Urban Forestry Council and to vastly improving San Francisco’s urban forest through his research and education efforts; and be it

FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Urban Forestry Council wishes Dr. Larry Costello well in all his future endeavors.

I hereby certify that this Resolution was adopted at the Urban Forestry Council’s Regular Meeting on March 28, 2014.

Monica Fish, Council Secretary                Dan Flanagan, Council Chair

VOTE:  Approved 8-0; 2 Absent; 1 Vacant

Ayes:  Members Flanagan, Hillan, Hillson, Kida, Most, Short, Sullivan and Swae

Noes:  None

Absent: Members Leffingwell and Sherwin