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10-25-2011 Chief Terry Pye

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10-25-2011 Chief Terry Pye
Terry Pye moved to Florida and began his career in fire service as a volunteer in 1977. In 1980 he was hired and moved up the ranks finally being promoted to chief in 2001; and Whereas: Chief Pye as an instructor for Fort Myers Fire Academy and Edison College was instrumental in bringing the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) to North Fort Myers; and Whereas: Chief Pye has been an active member in our community for many years with NFM Rotary Club, NFM Civic Association, NFM Chamber of Commerce, Lee County Fire Chiefs Association, Florida Fire Chiefs Association, International Fire Chiefs Association and his church – Grace Baptist Temple; and Whereas: Chief Pye is a public servant in the true sense of the word. His relentless efforts to better Lee County through business development and public safety improvements have benefitted both his community and the people he served. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida, does hereby convey our sincere appreciation to Chief Terry Pye for his long-time service and recognizes his outstanding contributions to the citizens of Lee County and wishes him well in his retirement! Duly executed this 25th day of October, 2011. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS LEE COUNTY, FLORIDA