Tompkins County
New York


A Resolution Recognizing the 28-Year Contribution of Stu Bergman as a Member of the STOP-DWI Advisory Board


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Category:Advisory Boards/CommitteesFunctions:STOP-DWI Advisory Board


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Resolution/Document Body

WHEREAS, the Public Safety Committee is responsible for oversight of the STOP-DWI Advisory Board, and


WHEREAS, the STOP-DWI Advisory Board is an advisory board to the Tompkins County Legislature that is dedicated to reducing both the incidence and impact of driving while intoxicated or under the influence of drugs in our community, through focus on its mission to:


-              Reduce the number of persons killed or injured in alcohol and other drug-related traffic crashes;

-              To promote DWI prevention as a public priority; and

-              Coordinate local efforts in Law Enforcement, Prosecution, Probation, Rehabilitation, Public Information, Education, and Administration.


WHEREAS, Stu Bergman, who has served as a member of the STOP-DWI Advisory Board for twenty-eight years, together with serving as Chair for approximately twenty-five years, has announced his retirement from the STOP-DWI Advisory Board, and


WHEREAS, the Tompkins County Legislature wishes to recognize Stu Bergman for his long service on behalf of the County on the STOP-DWI Advisory Board, now therefore be it


RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Public Safety Committee, That the Tompkins County Legislature recognizes Stu Bergman for his commitment to the goals of reducing the number of driving while intoxicated incidents in our community and limiting the number of people injured and killed from driving while intoxicated accidents,


RESOLVED, further, That the Tompkins County Legislature commends and thanks Stu Bergman for his long service as a volunteer and an advocate, and for his work as a member and Chair of the Tompkins County STOP-DWI Advisory Board.




Meeting History

Dec 21, 2017 3:00 PM  Public Safety Committee Regular Meeting

Mr. John thanked Mr. Bergman and said we are fortunate to have a community that is full of volunteers and very interested individuals.

MOVER:Rich John, Chair
SECONDER:Anna Kelles, Vice Chair
AYES:Rich John, Anna Kelles, Martha Robertson, James Dennis, David McKenna
Jan 2, 2018 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting
MOVER:Rich John, Member
SECONDER:Deborah Dawson, Member
AYES:Shawna Black, Amanda Champion, Deborah Dawson, Henry Granison, Rich John, Anna Kelles, Daniel Klein, Anne Koreman, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Martha Robertson, Michael Sigler