(Tuesday - April 06, 2021) - The Kingsford City Council on Monday joined other County municipalities in honoring and expressing its appreciation for 30 years of service by now retired County Clerk, Dolly Cook.

Following is the text of the resolution adopted by the Council:

WHEREAS, it is with great pleasure and distinctive privilege that we join in recognizing the quality of dedication and service dutifully fulfilled by Dolly Cook as our County Clerk since first assuming this duty on November 12th, 1990, and

WHEREAS, served in this capacity for over 30 years, and is the second longest serving County Clerk in the State, and

WHEREAS, through the years has had to manage many challenges and implement everchanging mandated operational services and the County Clerk while acting as source of wisdom and knowledge to other Clerks throughout the Sate, eventually earning reputation as one of the most knowledgeable clerks in the State.

WHEREAS, serving the community in other capacities on the Dickinson Iron Community Action Agency, the Iron Mountain-Kingsford Community Federal Credit Union,. and in her continuous support of local causes like "The Caring House."

WHEREAS, dedicating her life to our community with her legendary and positive "we will get it done" attitude and her honest "tell it like it is" demeanor.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Kingsford, that on behalf of all its citizens, congratulate Dolly Cook, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Kingsford that it does hereby express its most sincere appreciation to Dolly Cook for her long-standing excellence in serving our community, and extends best wishes for many more years to come.

The City of Iron Mountain adopted a similar resolution honoring Cook last month.

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