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WHEREAS, public works projects, facilities, and infrastructure are vital to Nevada's continued growth and economic success, supporting job creation across the state and promoting development in transportation, education, public safety and other sectors that are essential to building livable neighborhoods and communities; and

WHEREAS, Nevada's dedicated public works professionals are responsible for planning, designing, building, and operating public works facilities and services including transportation, water treatment and supply, solid waste systems, and other essential public works activities that are critical to residents and visitors of this state; and

WHEREAS, the history of Nevada has been shaped in profound ways by public works projects, most notably by the successful construction of the iconic Hoover Dam, and current public works projects such as Project Neon and the Nevada Electric Highway will help to define the future of the state and shape the landscape of the New Nevada; and

WHEREAS, this year marks the annual commemoration of National Public Works Week sponsored by the American Public Works Association, which continues to promote an understanding of and appreciation for the role public works projects play in sustaining economic growth and vitality; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada recognizes the contributions of public works professionals across Nevada and extends sincere appreciation for their commitment to excellence in their efforts to improve and chance the health, safety, welfare, and prosperity of the Silver State;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  May 15-21, 2016 as



 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske & Wayne Thorley