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Commending Annette S. Perkins.


Agreed to by the House of Delegates, January 26, 2018
Agreed to by the Senate, February 1, 2018


WHEREAS, Annette S. Perkins, a respected lifelong educator and a diligent public servant, retired as a member of the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors after nearly 20 years of service; and

WHEREAS, a former teacher and administrator in Montgomery County Public Schools, Annette Perkins joined the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors as the representative of District A in 1998; she served as chair in 2008, 2009, and 2010, and vice chair in 2003 and 2004; and

WHEREAS, Annette S. Perkins served on the Montgomery Regional Economic Development Commission, the Fairview District Home Board, the New River Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization, the Pepper’s Ferry Regional Wastewater Treatment Authority, the New River Valley Regional Commission, the Public Service Authority, the Road Viewers Board, the Social Services Board, the Utilities Committee, the Finance Committee, and the Virginia Tech/Montgomery Regional Airport Authority; and

WHEREAS, during her tenure on the Board of Supervisors, Annette Perkins oversaw numerous capital projects, including a new courthouse and public safety building, Price’s Fork Elementary School, Eastern Montgomery Elementary School, Auburn Middle School, Auburn High School, Blacksburg High School, Blacksburg Middle School, Christiansburg Middle School, Meadowbrook Public Library, and the Animal Care and Adoption Center; and

WHEREAS, Annette Perkins was instrumental in having a 9.25-acre portion of undeveloped property located adjacent to Nellies Cave Park donated to the Town of Blacksburg for a public park known as the Meadow; and

WHEREAS, Annette Perkins has been an active participant in the Virginia Association of Counties and served on a number of committees in the organization, including the Conference Planning Committee, the Resolutions Committee, the Transportation Steering Committee, and the Education Steering Committee, and she represented Region 10 on the Board of Directors; and

WHEREAS, over the course of her many years of service, Annette Perkins worked to promote the best interests of Montgomery County, and she earned the admiration and high regard of her fellow public servants; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Annette S. Perkins on the occasion of her retirement from the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Annette S. Perkins as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for her outstanding service and dedication to the residents of Montgomery County.