Proclamations & Resolutions
Boca Raton, FL 2014
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  • City of Boca Raton

    Incorporated 1925

    PROCLAMATION

    WHEREAS, general aviation and community airports are of vital importance to all citizens, both economically as well as during emergencies and natural disasters; and

    WHEREAS, Florida’s 127 public-use airports, with 154 fixed-based operators serving 51,671 pilots and 25,328 general aviation aircraft, account for nearly 80% of aircraft operations statewide and support over 54,000 jobs with an annual payroll of $1.8 billion and an $6 billion economic impact; and

    WHEREAS, organizations such as the Florida Airport Council, Florida Aviation Trades Association, Florida Aviation Aerospace Alliance, the Alliance for Aviation Across America, National Business Aviation Association, National Association of State Aviation Officials, Aircraft Owner’s and Pilot’s Association, and National Air Transportation Association recognize and promote the interests and importance of aviation in Florida and throughout the world;

    NOW THEREFORE, I, Susan Haynie, Mayor of City of Boca Raton, Florida, do hereby proclaim April as

    GENERAL AVIATION APPRECIATION MONTH

    in Boca Raton, and in so doing, recognize general aviation as a vital strategic resource to the State of Florida and the City of Boca Raton.

    Susan Haynie

    Mayor

    April 22, 2014

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