Statement on the Hedgewood Marsh Firing Range
Letter sent January 17, 2012 stating Commissioner Patricia Horton voting decision on the Hedgewood
Marsh Firing Range which was found to be home to some bald eagles, and blue herring birds.
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago Resolution
Resolution Sponsored by the Board of Commissioners recognizing Commissioner Patricia Horton's six years of service to the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, dated November 15, 2012.
"...Whereas, having witnessed firsthand the importance of access to clean water on a business trip to Bangladesh, Commissioner Horton studies emerging issues in clean water development and dedicated to commit further to the cause by running for Commissioner of the District in 2006; and
Whereas, as a Commissioner, Patricia pursued her passions for clean water while serving as Chairwoman of the Industrial Waster and Water Pollution Committee and Chairwoman of the Public Health and Welfare Committee; and
Whereas, seeking to best serve the interest of the taxpayer, Commissioner Horton also served as Chairwoman of the Information Technology Committee, Vice-Chair of the Affirmative Action Committee and Vice-Chair of the State Legislation and Rules Committee; and
Whereas, always eager to educate the public about the District's mission to protect our water environment, Commissioner Horton frequently attended public meetings and spoke with community groups about the District's history and accomplishments in the field of waste-water treatment; and
Whereas, other various organizations have benefited from Commissioner Horton's vast knowledge and generous dedication of her time through her service on their executive boards, including but not limited to the Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County, the Madison Western Chamber of Commerce in Chicago, The State of Illinois Diabetes Commission, the West Side Women's Business Center, and the Maywood Tennis Association; and
...Now, therefore, be it resolves, that we, the Board of Commissioners of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, on behalf of ourselves and staff, do hereby recognize Patricia Horton's dedicated service for six years to the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District and express our gratitude and appreciation for her work on behalf of the taxpayers of the District..."
Dated This 15th Day of November 2012. Board of Commissioners.
Terrence J. O'Brien - President
Barbara J. McGowan - Vice President
Cynthia M. Santos - Chairman of Finance
Commissioner Michael A. Alvarez
Commissioner Frank Avila
CommissionerKathleen Therese Meany
Commissioner Debra Shore
Commissioner Mariyana T. Spyropoulos
David St. Pierre - Executive Director
Commissioner Patricia Horton and Supreme Master Ching Hai - A Conscious Choice
Promotional poster marketing Commissioner Patricia Horton's interview of Supreme Master Ching Hai.
"A first time ever live broadcast of the interview with poet, artist, singer-songwriter, humanitarian, and spiritual teacher, Supreme Master Ching Hai by Commissioner Patricia Horton, and Frank Avila on the topic of love, peace, and the current state of planet earth!"
Supreme Master Ching Hai speaks with dignitaries in Chicago, USA<