WHEREAS, the floods, winds, and slides caused substantial damage to homes, businesses, public utilities, public facilities, and infrastructure in Cowlitz, Douglas, Ferry, King, Pacific, Pierce, Stevens, and Thurston Counties, and the estimated cost of the damage is currently $18,594,435;
NOW THEREFORE, I, GARY LOCKE, Governor of the state of Washington, as a result of the aforementioned situation and under Chapters 38.08, 38.52, and 43.06 RCW, do hereby amend the Proclamation of February 26, 1999, and further proclaim that a State of Emergency exists in Cowlitz, Douglas, Ferry, King, Pacific, Pierce, Stevens, and Thurston Counties.
|IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the state of Washington to be affixed at Olympia this 16th day of March, A.D., Nineteen Hundred and Ninety-Nine.|
Governor of Washington
BY THE GOVERNOR:
Secretary of State