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Introduced Version Senate Concurrent Resolution 25 History

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SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 25

(By Senator Stollings)


Requesting the Division of Highways name bridge number 03-1-8.23 (104504) in Ashford, Boone County, the "Willis W. Elkins Memorial Bridge".

Whereas, Willis W. Elkins served the Ashford and Boone County community with dedicated leadership and was a lifelong resident whose family dates back several generations; and
Whereas, Willis W. Elkins was an outstanding organizer and citizen in the community. He served in the United States Navy during World War II, earning six combat stars. He returned home after service to pursue his education and fulfill his career goals and became a teacher, principal, assistant superintendent, superintendent, member of the board of education and was a phenomenal community leader in other aspects. Willis W. Elkins served the community with distinction; and
Whereas, The citizens and community leaders throughout Boone County have recognized the works of Willis W. Elkins and believe it proper to honor the achievements of Willis W. Elkins by naming a new bridge after him; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to name bridge number 03-1-8.23 (104504) in Ashford, Boone County, the "Willis W. Elkins Memorial Bridge"; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the bridge as the "Willis W. Elkins Memorial Bridge"; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Secretary of the Department of Transportation and Willis W. Elkins.
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