Resolution 2015-04

A RESOLUTION OF APPRECIATION TO DIANE A. CALTA

WHEREAS, Joseph W. Diemert of Diemert & Associates has served as the Law Director for Mayfield Village since 1992; and

WHEREAS, Diane A. Calta was hired by Diemert & Associates as an associate attorney in 1999 upon admission to the practice of law in the State of Ohio; and

WHEREAS, in 2003, Diane A. Calta was appointed as the Assistant Law Director for Mayfield Village; and

WHEREAS, for the past 16 years, Diane A. Calta has worked closely with the Mayor, Council, Department Heads, staff, and residents serving on various Committees, Boards and Commissions, providing day-to day legal advice, negotiating and drafting contracts and easements and drafting legislation and legal opinions on municipal issues including planning and zoning, public records and employment laws; and

WHEREAS, Diane A. Calta was instrumental in the successful completion of many projects within Mayfield Village’s borders that include: the widening of SOM Center Road; the expansion of Progressive Insurance Companies; the Parkview recreational complex; the Police Station; the Mayfield Branch of the County Library system; the Greenway Trail; and, a variety of other community infrastructure projects undertaken during the last 16 years; and

WHEREAS, Diane A. Calta has become more than our legal advisor; she has become our colleague and friend; and

WHEREAS, Diane A. Calta has accepted a position with another law firm; yet, while she will no longer be available to assist us with Village legal matters, we trust our friendship with Diane will continue; and

WHEREAS, Diane A. Calta’s devoted and capable service to Mayfield Village was evident during her tenure as Mayfield Village Assistant Law Director and so should not go unnoticed without an expression of appreciation by her peers.  She will be greatly missed.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF MAYFIELD VILLAGE, OHIO, THAT:

Diane A. Calta be and is hereby recognized for sixteen (16) years of dedicated and exceptional service to Mayfield Village.

SECTION 1.  The Village of Mayfield, its Mayor, Council, residents, employers, employees and officials wish to thank Diane A. Calta for her many years of dedicated and tireless service; and

SECTION 2.  The Council finds and determines that all formal actions of the Council relating to the adoption of this Resolution have been taken at open meetings of this Council; and that deliberations of this Council and of its committees, resulting in such formal action, took place in meetings open to the public in compliance with all statutory requirements including the requirements of Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.

SECTION 3.  The Clerk of Council is hereby authorized and directed to prepare duplicate original copies of this Resolution.  One such original shall be presented to Diane A. Calta.  The other original shall be placed in the permanent records of the Village as a lasting tribute to Diane A. Calta.

SECTION 4. This resolution shall become effective upon its adoption by Council and the signature of the Mayor, or as may otherwise be provided by law.