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By virtue of the authority vested by the Constitution of Virginia in the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, there is hereby officially recognized:

Surveyors Week

WHEREAS, the role of the surveyor has been, and remains, of vital importance in the development of the United States and to our private property rights; and,

WHEREAS, surveying requires both fieldwork and indoor work, in order to measure, maintain, monitor, verify, validate, and regulate boundaries of land, economic assets, and other properties; and,

WHEREAS, since the colonial era, surveyors have been statesmen, leaders in the community, and influential citizens; and,

WHEREAS, former surveyors include George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln; and,

WHEREAS, surveyors remain essential to the development of the United States and the Commonwealth of Virginia today; and,

WHEREAS, Virginia is home to more than 1,400 licensed surveyors; and,

WHEREAS, Surveyors Week is an opportunity to recognize the historic contributions of surveying, and appreciate the new technologies that are constantly modernizing the profession;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Glenn Youngkin, do hereby recognize March 20-26, 2022 as SURVEYORS WEEK in the COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, and I call this observance to the attention of our citizens.