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People Planning commissioner's retirement

bureaucrat#3

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Not quite sure which board to put this on. We have a few Commissioners that are rolling off or stepping down from the Planning Commission. I haven't had any leave since Ive been here (4 years), but in the past the city had a plaque made.

Does your community do this? Any thoughts on a better memento or award?
 

Veloise

Cyburbian
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My BZA term ended and they gave me a framed certificate. With a misspelled word.
They fixed it.
 

bureaucrat#3

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My BZA term ended and they gave me a framed certificate. With a misspelled word.
They fixed it.
I once saw a mayor pause slightly when reading a declaration. He took a photo with the honoree, but wouldn't give them the framed copy at the meeting. "Public service" was misspelled in the worst possible way.
 

Tide

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We get a nice signed resolution on good paper and frame it. For long serving members (most of ours serve 8-12 years) a clock or similar type of engraved memento. They are mostly men on our board so the clock that is like a compass really is well received.
 

TOFB

Cyburbian
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Ours get nothing. As the liaison to four boards, one could argue I should be the one to provide the mementos but shouldn't that be the job of the Mayor who appoints them?
 

Gedunker

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We typically only recognize long serving members (think decades). But if any member should pass away, then we send a card and flowers to the spouse/family, regardless of length of service.
 

TOFB

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We typically only recognize long serving members (think decades). But if any member should pass away, then we send a card and flowers to the spouse/family, regardless of length of service.
We (I) dedicated our Comp Plan Update to a long term Commissioner who died.
 
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