Public Works Week
WHEREAS, public works infrastructure, facilities and services are of vital importance to the health, safety and well-being of the people of North Dakota; and
WHEREAS, it is important for the citizens and civic leaders of this state to gain knowledge of and to maintain a progressive interest in the public works needs and programs of their respective communities; and
WHEREAS, public works professionals, engineers and administrators are responsible for and must design, build, operate and maintain the transportation, water supply, sewage and refuse disposal systems, public buildings, and other structures and facilities essential to serving our citizens; and
WHEREAS, North Dakota’s public works professionals, engineers and administrators should be recognized for their dedication and contributions to the growth, development and stability of our state.
NOW, THEREFORE, as Governor of the State of North Dakota, I do hereby proclaim May 20-26, 2012, PUBLIC WORKS WEEK in the state of North Dakota.