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Tryon honors outgoing commissioner Wim Woody

Published 6:33pm Friday, December 20, 2013
Outgoing Tryon Mayor Alan Peoples presented commissioner Wim Woody a proclamation during council’s Tuesday, Dec. 17 meeting in honor of Woody’s four years of service to the town. (photo by Leah Justice)
Outgoing Tryon Mayor Alan Peoples presented commissioner Wim Woody a proclamation during council’s Tuesday, Dec. 17 meeting in honor of Woody’s four years of service to the town. (photo by Leah Justice)

Editor’s note: following is a proclamation given to Tryon commissioner Wim Woody in honor of his four years of service to the town.
Whereas, William B. (Wim) Woody is a native of Tryon, born at the old St. Luke’s Hospital, attended Tryon City Schools and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and
Whereas, after a career of book manufacturing and sales management in greater New York City, Wim Woody returned to Tryon 25 years ago; and
Whereas, Wim Woody has owned and operated the Foxtrot Inn Bed & Breakfast in Tryon for over 13 years and is currently a licensed real estate broker managing properties in and around Tryon; and
Whereas, Commissioner Woody was elected to the Tryon Board of Commissioners in November 2009, serving with great professionalism and dedication; and
Whereas, Commissioner Woody during his tenure on the Tryon Board of Commissioners supported financial policies which allowed the Town of Tryon to restore its financial integrity while striving to reduce the citizens’ tax burden; and
Whereas, Commissioner Woody participated in the development of the Town of Tryon’s Strategic Plan, adopted August 17, 2010; and
Whereas, Commissioner Woody served as board of commissioners representative on the Tryon Parks Committee; and
Whereas, Commissioner Woody supported grant applications to obtain funding for Streetscape improvements, downtown revitalization, water and sewer projects, Vaughn Creek Greenway development and Harmon Field improvements; and
Now, therefore be it resolved:
That, I, J. Alan Peoples, Mayor of the Town of Tryon, North Carolina, take great pride in thanking commissioner Woody for a job well done in making Tryon a better place to live, work and play.
And be it further resolved:
That the mayor, commissioners and Tryon Town Employees wish William B. (Wim) Woody great enjoyment in his professional pursuits outside of public elected office.

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