Town of Lincoln
62 Quaker Street
Lincoln, Vermont 05443
 
VERMONT 250TH ANNIVERSARY RESOLUTION
 
A resolution of the Town of Lincoln, State of Vermont, supporting the Vermont 250th Anniversary Commission;

WHEREAS, Vermont Governor Phil Scott signed an executive order to create the Vermont 250th Anniversary Commission on December 15, 2020, to plan, encourage, develop, coordinate, and promote observances and activities to be held in Vermont in commemoration of the historic events associated with the 250th anniversary of the 1776 signing of the Declaration of lndependence, the Revolutionary War between 1775 and 1777, the founding of Vermont in 1777, and the creation of the political foundations of the United States of America;

WHEREAS, the Vermont 250th Anniversary Commission hopes to engage all 252 cities and towns through their many programs, projects, and events over the next several years, thereby inspiring future leaders and celebrating Vermonters' contributions to the nation over the last 250 years;

WHEREAS, by adoption of the Vermont 250th Anniversary Commission, we hope to inspire Vermonters to learn from the history, legacy, and context of the past to build stronger communities for the future.

RESOLVED, the Town of Lincoln officially establishes a liaison or local committee made up of a diverse group of citizens or individual to work with the Vermont 250th Anniversary Commission on any or all activities. The participant(s) of the Town of Lincoln are voluntary roles and there will be no compensation for participation.

RESOLVED, that a copy of this resolution be sent to the Vermont 250th Anniversary Commission.

ADOPTED by the Selectboard of the Town of Lincoln, the State of Vermont, this 21st day of November, 2023.

Selectboard
Bay Jackson
William Finger
Timothy McGowan
Conor McDonough