By Senators Jacobsen, Spanel and Fraser
WHEREAS, the Olympia Capitol Campus Grounds staff maintain the Olympia Capitol Grounds from the Governor=s Mansion all the way to Capitol Way; and,
WHEREAS, the Olympia Capitol Campus is perhaps the most beautiful and well-kept capitol campus in the country, and the Capitol Campus Grounds staff do an excellent job of maintaining the Capitol Campus; and,
WHEREAS, the work of the Olympia Capitol Campus Grounds staff was instrumental to the English Oak Tree, which is located on the Olympia Capitol Campus; and,
WHEREAS, the English Oak Tree is approximately one hundred and two feet high, has a trunk size of sixteen feet five inches, and a spread of eighty-nine feet; and,
WHEREAS, the English Oak Tree is over one hundred years old; and,
WHEREAS, the English Oak Tree was featured in the 2002 National Register of Big Trees Calendar as a big tree Apin-up@ due to a nomination by Robert Van Pelt;
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Senate recognize, honor, and give thanks to the Olympia Capitol Campus Grounds staff, and the entire Capitol Facilities staff for their dedication and hard work in maintaining the Capitol grounds and their work in getting the English Oak Tree into the 2002 National Register of Big Trees Calendar; and,
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that immediately upon passage of this resolution copies be transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate to the entire Capitol Facilities Staff.
I, Tony M. Cook, Secretary of the Senate,
do hereby certify that this is a true and
correct copy of Senate Resolution 8735
adopted by the Senate February 15, 2002.
TONY M. COOK
Secretary of the Senate