|Mr. Midfield p2|
|B.Y. was appointed to the Library Board during the Breland administration when a library in Midfield was just a dream. He worked to open the first library in the house behind the old City Hall. While serving as president of the library board in 1984, Williams worked to secure the grant that made the library building on Breland Dr. possible.
When James Martin was elected mayor, Martin contacted Williams about the need for an Industrial Development Board. B.Y. organized the board and served as its chairman. The Midfield Industrial Development board was instrumental in attracting Southeastern Meats, South Pac, Exxon, Krispy Kreme and Prime Time.
In addition to his service on the Library Board and the Industrial Development Board, Williams was also president of the Planning and Zoning Board, and on the Board of Directors of the Midfield Chamber of Commerce which he helped to re-organize several years ago.
Other offices he has had and honors he has received outside of Midfield are numerous.
In 1998 the Midfield City Council changed the name of Midfield Street to B.Y. Williams Sr. Dr. in his honor.
On October 18, 2007 he received the B.Y. Williams Sr. Community Service Award.
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