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PROCLAMATION <br />Truckee, California <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Town of Truckee is committed to recognizing our growth and strength depends on the safety <br />and economic value of the homes, buildings and infrastructure that serve our citizens, both in everyday life <br />and in times of natural disaster; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, our confidence in the structural integrity in the buildings that make up our community is achieved <br />through the devotion of vigilant guardians: building safety and fire prevention officials, architects, engineers, <br />builders, tradespeople, design professionals, laborers and others in the construction industry who work year- <br />round to ensure the safe construction of buildings; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, these guardians are dedicated members of the International Code Council, a U.S. based <br />organization, that brings together local, state and federal officials who are experts in the built environment to <br />create and implement the highest-quality codes to protect us in the buildings where we live, learn, work, <br />worship, and play; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, Building Safety Month is sponsored by the International Code Council to remind the public about <br />the critical role of our communities’ largely unknown guardians of public safety––our local code officials––who <br />assure us of safe, efficient and livable buildings that are essential to keep America great; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the theme for Building Safety Month 2017, “Code Officials—Partners in Community Safety and <br />Economic Growth,” encourages all Americans to raise awareness of the importance of safe and resilient <br />construction; fire prevention; disaster mitigation and new technologies in the construction industry; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, each year, in observance of Building Safety Month, Americans are asked to commitment to <br />improve building safety and economic investment at home and in the community, and to acknowledge the <br />essential service provided to all of us by local and state building departments, fire prevention bureaus and <br />federal agencies in protecting lives and property. <br /> <br />Now , therefore, be it proclaimed, by the Mayor of the Town of Truckee, that May 2017 is Building Safety <br />Month and encourages citizens to join with their communities in participation in Building Safety Month <br />activities. <br /> <br />Done this the 9th day of May 2017. <br />Morgan Goodwin, Mayor <br /> <br />ATTEST: <br /> _ <br />Judy Price, MMC, Tow n Clerk