Lineman Appreciation Day 2021
“Lineman Appreciation Day”
April 18, 2021
WHEREAS, the City of Goodland celebrates the profession of an electrical lineman and wishes to honor its Electric Department personnel for their exemplary service to the City and its citizens; and
WHEREAS, this profession demands passion, dedication and ongoing training and requires our linemen to work the lines 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to keep electricity flowing: and
WHEREAS, linemen must often work under dangerous conditions far from their families to construct and maintain the energy infrastructure of the City of Goodland; and
WHEREAS, linemen are often first responders during storms working to repair broken and damaged electrical lines under hazardous conditions in order to make the area safe for other public safety heroes; and
WHEREAS, linemen play a vital role in the lives of our citizens by maintaining and growing our electrical infrastructure; and they put their lives on the line every day by working with the many dangers of high voltage.
NOW, THEREFORE, I John Garcia, Mayor of the City of Goodland hereby proclaim April 18, 2021 as “Lineman Appreciation Day in Goodland” and I urge all citizens to remember the selfless work the City’s linemen do each day to keep our lights on.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the CITY OF GOODLAND, KANSAS, to be affixed this 5th day of April 2021.