Carmel Celebrates Barbara Livingston - August 3 2020

Verbatim from the Certificate of Recognition as delivered, in person surrounded by the full City Council, City Administration, Chief of Police, Carmel Residents Association Board, plus Friends – socially distanced and masked.     Here is a YouTube of this gathering.

City of Carmel-By-The-Sea  - City Council Proclamation
A Proclamation of the City Council of the City of Carmel-By-The-Sea
Recognizing Barbara Livingston for her dedication to Carmel-By-The-Sea

   WHEREAS, Barbara Livingston has served the residents and City of Carmel-By-The-Sea for over fifty years with passion and integrity; and

   WHEREAS, Barbara served three terms on the City Council for a total tenure of 12 years, was founding President of Friends of Carmel Forest, promoted community cultural attractions at the Sunset Center, represented the city at Tor House, sat on the Board of Directors of Carmel Preservation Foundation and the Carl Cherry Foundation; and

   WHEREAS, Barbara led the Carmel Residents Association Board of Directors for ten years, and in that capacity propelled the CRA into the major non-profit resident advocacy organization for the Village; and

   WHEREAS, Barbara has forcefully, consistently, compassionately and successfully promoted the imperative need to preserve the unique character of Carmel-by-the-Sea; and

  WHEREAS, Barbara continues to be a vocal advocate for Carmel’s urbanized forest and preserved beach; and

  WHEREAS, Barbara created the most apt description of Carmel-by-the-Sea as “a Village in a Forest by the Sea.”

  NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT PROCLAIMED THAT I, Dave Potter, Mayor of the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea, on behalf of the City Council and the citizens of Carmel hereby recognize Barbara Livingston for her tireless dedication to the Village, and fully extend the City Council’s admiration and appreciation for her efforts.

   Signed by David Potter, Mayor