Marietta Board of Lights and Waterworks
100-year anniversary proclamation
WHEREAS: The Marietta Board of Lights and Waterworks was created in 1906 by the citizens and for the citizens of Marietta; and
WHEREAS: Today, a hundred years later, our utilities continue to work to serve the great community of Marietta employing sound business practices designed to ensure the best possible service with the highest quality of product; and
WHEREAS: The utility services provided by the Marietta Board of Lights and Water have helped the community develop into a thriving “City of Excellence”; and
WHEREAS: Marietta Power provides a valuable community asset that contributes to the well-being of the community with reliable, efficient, and cost-effective electricity; and
WHEREAS: Marietta Water provides pure water, the most basic and essential resource needed by every living creature, through safe drinking water and water source protection; and
WHEREAS: The mission of the Board of Lights and Waterworks is to provide competitive utility services to our customers and a fair return to the citizens of Marietta; and
WHEREAS: Dependable electrical and water services are provided to over forty-thousand homes and businesses; now
THEREFORE: I, Sonny Perdue, Governor of the State of Georgia, do hereby recognize the Marietta Board of Lights and Waterworks on the occasion of its 100th anniversary and call the observance to the attention of our citizens.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the Executive Department, to be affixed this 28th day of March in the year of our Lord two thousand six.
Download PDF version of 100-Year Anniversary Proclamation
Download PDF version of Governor Perdue's Proclamation
Download PDF version of House of Representative's Proclamation