By Senator Honeyford

     WHEREAS, The City of Grandview was founded in 1906 and incorporated in 1909, named for its grand view of Mt. Adams and Mt. Rainier, the two highest peaks in the great state of Washington; and
     WHEREAS, In the summer of 1909 a caucus was called and nominated John Monroe as Mayor, A. W. Hawn as Treasurer, and W. F. Elser, D. O. Robertson, A. E. Fisk, C. R. Moulton, and F. G. Bennett as Councilmen; and
     WHEREAS, The first ordinance was passed September 27, 1909, G. D. Snowden was appointed Clerk, Ed Dawson as Marshall, and Ward Wheeler of Holder, Shumate, and Wheeler was chosen as City Attorney; and
     WHEREAS, The current officials for the City of Grandview are Mayor Norm Childress and Councilmembers, Joan Souders, Jan McDonald, Pam Horner, Mike Bren, Bill Moore, Diana Jennings, Jesse Palacios, City Clerk Anita Palacios, City Treasurer John Myers, City Administrator Scott Staples, City Attorney John E. Maxwell, Fire Chief Pat Mason, Police Chief David Charvet, Public Works Director Cus Arteaga, and City Librarian Linda Dunham; and
     WHEREAS, The Mayor of Grandview has proudly appointed a volunteer Centennial Committee to coordinate and implement a wealth of commemorative events and activities in 2009; and
     WHEREAS, These events and activities will include oral history presentations, historical displays, school art projects, community portrait, centennial projects, a fun run, facility tours, centennial fair and parade, and more; and
     WHEREAS, the City Council and Centennial Committee strongly encourage both citizens and visitors to participate in these events and activities to assist Grandview in celebrating its 100th Anniversary;
     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Washington State Senate officially recognize and congratulate the City of Grandview and its citizens on the 100th Anniversary of the establishment of the Town of Grandview; and
     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That a copy of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate to Norm Childress, the Mayor of the City of Grandview; to the City Council Members and City Officials; and to Rob Chandler, Editor of The Grandview Herald.

I, Thomas Hoemann, Secretary of the Senate,
do hereby certify that this is a true and
correct copy of Senate Resolution 8610,
adopted by the Senate
February 19, 2009

Secretary of the Senate