HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 91-4656, by Representatives Scott, R. King, Wood, Haugen, Wilson, Paris, R. Johnson, Wineberry and Anderson


     WHEREAS, The city of Marysville, founded by James Purcell Comeford, became a city in March of 1891, and is celebrating its centennial; and

     WHEREAS, Marysville has seen steady growth and prosperity since its early beginnings in the 1880's as a trading post and logging town; and

     WHEREAS, Timber was the first principal industry and has been slowly replaced by light industry; and

     WHEREAS, The Tulalip Indian Tribe borders Marysville on its western side and is the city's closest neighbor; and

     WHEREAS, Marysville has a strong sense of community among the ten thousand current residents; and

     WHEREAS, In June, Marysville is the site of the Famous Strawberry Festival that was started in the 1900's and is attended by people from throughout Washington state; and

     WHEREAS, Marysville invites all citizens to share in their community pride, a pride that continues to make Marysville a special place to live;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives pays tribute to the early settlers of one hundred years ago who saw the promise of Marysville; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives to the city of Marysville's Mayor, Rita Matheny; Councilmembers Ken Baxter, Dave McGee, Dave Weiser, Donna Pedersen, Donna Wright, Lee Cundiff, Bob Lashua and; City Administrator Carolyn Sanden.



     I hereby certify this to be a true and correct copy of

     Resolution 4656 adopted by the House of Representatives

                         March 29, 1991.




       Alan Thompson, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives