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MOTION:JENKINS May 6,1997 <br />SECOND:HILL <br />RE:PROCLAIM -MAY 1997 AS REA CT MONTH <br />Regular Meeting <br />Res.No.97-354 <br />ACTION:APPROVED <br />WHEREAS,REACT (Radio Emergency Associated Communications Teams)is an <br />international public service organization of unpaid volunteers who use personal radio equipment to <br />monitor Citizen’s Band (CB)and Ground Mobile Radio System (GMRS)emergency frequencies to <br />respond and provide timely assistance to motorists in distress;and <br />WHEREAS,members of Prince William REACT,Inc.monitored a total of 26,488 <br />hours and responded to 1,673 calls for assistance from motorists and boaters in 1996;and <br />WHEREAS,Prince William REACT also provided 1,887 hours of free radio <br />communications and other support to fifteen charitable events,community activities,local parades,and <br />two Holiday Safety Coffee Breaks for travelers within the county in 1996;and <br />WHEREAS,Prince William REACT fought crime in 1996 by participating in the <br />Prince William County Police Department’s “Fleet Watch”and “National Night Out”programs;and <br />WHEREAS,Prince William REACT participates with both Prince William County <br />and Commonwealth of Virginia emergency agencies in disaster communications -planning; <br />NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED that the Prince William Board of County <br />Supervisors does hereby proclaim May 1997 as REACTMONTH in Prince William County,Virginia, <br />and calls its significance to the attention of all citizens, <br />Votes: <br />Ayes:Barg,Caddigan,Hill,Jenkins,McQuigg,Seefeldt,Thompson,Wilbourn <br />Nays:None <br />Absent from Vote:None <br />Absent from Meeting:None <br />I <br />I <br />CERTIFIED COPY <br />~ardr <br />I <br />I <br />I