Proclamations & Resolutions
Aurora, CO 2014
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    WHEREAS; the City of Aurora in the state of Colorado has a significant interest in the continued vitality of general aviation, aircraft manufacturing, aviation educational institutions, aviation organizations, and community airports, and general aviation and local airports have an immense economic impact on the city of Aurora; and 

    WHEREAS; Colorado is home to 76 airports that serve 17,819 pilots and 5,483 general aviation aircraft; and,

    WHEREAS; the state is home to 40 charter flight companies, 69 repair stations, and 15 FAA-approved pilot schools operating 141 aircraft and providing 212 jobs; and, 

    WHEREAS; general aviation contributes an annual economic impact of $2.1 billion to Colorado’s economy and supports over 22,650 jobs; and 

    WHEREAS; general aviation not only supports Colorado’s economy, it improves our overall quality of life by supporting emergency medical and healthcare services, law-enforcement, firefighting, disaster relief, and transporting business travelers to their destinations quickly and safely; and

    WHEREAS; the nation’s aviation infrastructure represents an important, public benefit, and Congressional oversight should be in place to ensure stable funding of this system; and,

    NOW THEREFORE, be it resolved that I, Stephen D. Hogan, Mayor of the City of Aurora, do hereby proclaim the month of July 2014 as: 


    IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the City of Aurora, Colorado to be affixed this 11th Day of July, 2014.

    Stephen D. Hogan, Mayor 

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