Resolution No. 2017-01 Acknowledging the Contributions and Accomplishments of Former Board Member Michael J. Watza

STATE OF MICHIGAN

THE MICHIGAN GAMING CONTROL BOARD

RESOLUTION NO.  2017-01

 

A Board Resolution Acknowledging The Contributions and Accomplishments of Former Board Member Michael J. Watza And Commending Him For Distinguished and Honorable Service to the Michigan Gaming Control Board and the People of the State Of Michigan

 

WHEREAS, the Michigan Gaming Control Board was statutorily created and charged with the responsibility of administering and enforcing the provisions of the Michigan Gaming Control and Revenue Act, as amended, Public Act 69 of 1997, relating to the proper licensing and regulation of casino gaming in the City of Detroit, as authorized by the Act; and,

 

WHEREAS, on January 29, 2008, Michael J. Watza was appointed by the Honorable Jennifer Granholm, Governor of the State of Michigan, as successor of the Honorable Michael Stacy whose term expired. Upon the expiration of his first term, Mr. Watza was reappointed by Governor Richard Snyder, Governor of the State of Michigan, to second and third terms expiring on December 31, 2016; and,

WHEREAS, Michael J. Watza served the Board and the People of the State of Michigan with honor and distinction during his tenure as a member of the Board; and,  

WHEREAS, Michael J. Watza’s dedication, integrity, fairness, astute leadership, keen insight, and prudent judgment as a member of the Michigan Gaming Control Board are well recognized and respected by his colleagues, members of the Board, and by the people of our State; and,

WHEREAS,  It is with deep appreciation for the outstanding service Michael J. Watza has put forth during his eight year tenure as a Board member of the Michigan Gaming Control Board from 2008-2016, that  we offer this recognition and expression of our thanks;  NOW THEREFORE,

IT IS RESOLVED Michigan Gaming Control Board HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGES AND COMMENDS Michael J. Watza for his diligent public service and many valuable contributions and accomplishments from January 2008 through December 2016, and extends to him our thanks and very best wishes for continued happiness, success and fulfillment in his future endeavors.

ADOPTED AND ISSUED THIS 8th DAY OF MARCH 2017

STATE OF MICHIGAN

MICHIGAN GAMING CONTROL BOARD

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Mr. Robert L. Anthony, Chair

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Mr. Patrick M. McQueen, Board Member

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Mr. Andrew T. Palms, Board Member   

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Ms. Carla Walker-Miller, Board Member