By Senators Vognild and Bailey


     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 Senate 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 Secretary of the Senate to the city of Marysville.


I, Gordon A. Golob, Secretary of the Senate,

do hereby certify that this is a true and

correct copy of Senate Resolution 1991-8637,

adopted by the Senate March 22, 1991.





Secretary of the Senate