George "Coach" Burgess (right) with Indian Lake Supervisor Barry Hutchins. Burgess was selected as the citizen of the year for the town of Indian Lake. The town board presented a resolution at the board meeting on June 8. He will serve as the citizen of the year from June 1, 2009 to May 31, 2010. Letters were sent out to local organizations and churches asking for nominations in February. Eight letters were returned and then the committee selected from these letters. "Coach" Burgess' dedication to his country, town, school and church is just an example of his character.