On Thursday, March 28, Dan Dumar was honored for his 35 years of employment with the Village of Lima. He had been the certified operator of the waste water treatment plant since 1997 and started his work with Lima in 1984.
Mayor Carl Luft read a Proclamation naming that day as Daniel M. Dumar Day and presented him with a custom plaque honoring his many years of service to the community.
Many people gathered at the Town Hall to celebrate Dan’s retirement and to wish him well in the coming years. In attendance were family, friends and fellow workers from both village and town crews as well as the entire Village Board of Trustees.
Dan said he planned to spend some time travelling to visit family and friends.
The proclamation reads:
WHEREAS, Daniel M. Dumar began his career with the Village of Lima NY in November 1984, as a member of the Department of Public Works; and
WHEREAS, Dan, in 1997, became a Certified Operator of the Waste Water Treatment Plant; and
WHEREAS, Dan has faithfully and conscientiously served the Village of Lima and its citizens for a total of 35 years during which period of time numerous projects were initiated through his leadership which will continue to have a revitalizing and growing impact on the Village of Lima; and
WHEREAS, these years of service have been marked by exemplary dedication to the best interests of the community, and Dan has worked constantly for the betterment of the Lima public works system, which contributes to the health, safety and comfort of this community; and
WHEREAS, the Village of Lima has benefited greatly because of Dan’s leadership in guiding the Waste Water Treatment Plant. He genuinely cares for his employees by ensuring all necessary safety standards are followed; and
WHEREAS, on behalf of the entire Board of Trustees, I want to express my sincere appreciation to Dan for his loyalty to the Village of Lima over the past 35 years and wish him much happiness as he begins this new chapter in his life.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Carl Luft, Mayor of the Village of Lima, do hereby proclaim Thursday, March 28, 2019, as:
Daniel M. Dumar Day
in the Village of Lima and urge all citizens and employees to join me and the Board of Trustees in congratulating Dan for his meritorious service, loyalty and dedication he has rendered to this community.
PROCLAIMED this 28th day of March 2019.