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WHEREAS, the profession of surveying has provided answer~ to questions of land boundary determination since the earliest days of civilization, and surveyors have provided location and layout of roads, buildings, and other construction projects that have aided the advancement of civilization; and

WHEREAS, land surveyors were instrumental in the formation of layout of the property boundaries of the United States which has provided our citizens the pride of property ownership; and

WHEREAS, it is the professional land surveyor that is uniquely qualifi-ed to locate on the ground what is expressed in words in the legal documents that define property boundaries, and it is the learned profession that is an integral part of construction projects from the beginning to the very end; and

WHEREAS, it is the surveyor that provides the positioning of what is on the land, how the land is shaped, where the land is, and in construction provides the way for the contractor to build the project's structures in their proper place; and

WHEREAS, professional surveyors obtain their expertise through a combination of education and experience over a career, and this expertise comes from time spent in the classroom, the field, and the office, and the continuous advancements in instrumentation have required the surveyor not only to understand and implement the methods of the past, but also to learn and employ modern technology; and

WHEREAS, today's surveyors work with dedicated professionals from many disciplines to provide the best possible solutions to modern day problems that serve the interests of the public;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  the week of March 19 - 25, 2017 as

 professional land surveyors week in nevada


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