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Mayoral Proclamation - Mark Bittner Day - 07.11.2018


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  • WHEREAS, Mark Bittner served the Engineering Department and the City of Fargo for over 42 years, most recently as the Director of Engineering; and

  • WHEREAS, Co-workers, residents, family and friends honor Mark Bittner and his achievements on his retirement; and

  • WHEREAS, Mark Bittner diligently and capably, and with substantial knowledge, experience, dedication and passion, improved the quality of life of all of Fargo’s citizens and the City of Fargo for more than 42 years; and

  • WHEREAS, The City of Fargo has appreciated his loyalty, devotion and dedication to the substantial betterment of the City and its citizens; and

  • WHEREAS, The lives of countless Fargo residents have been enhanced by his dedication to his field of work, his employees, our citizens and the Red River Valley; and

  • WHEREAS, Mark’s wisdom, fortitude and persistence made our epic flood fights possible and effectively helped to eradicate evacuation as an option in our leaders’ minds.

  • NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That I, Timothy J. Mahoney, Mayor of the City of Fargo, do hereby proclaim July 11, 2018, the second anniversary of the signing of the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Project’s landmark Private Partnership Agreement (PPA), as Mark Bittner Day in the City of Fargo, North Dakota and call upon his friends and associates to celebrate this special day so his work and impact will be honored and remembered.

  • IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the City of Fargo, North Dakota to be affixed this 1st day of June, 2018.