Proclamations & Resolutions
Brigham City, UT 2016
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  • PROCLAMATION
    General Aviation Appreciation Month 2016

    WHEREAS, the City of Brigham City in the State of Utah has a significant interest in the continued vitality of general aviation, aircraft manufacturing, aviation educational institutions, aviation organizations and community airports; and

    WHEREAS, general aviation and the Brigham City Airport have an immense economic impact on Brigham City; and

    WHEREAS, Utah is home to 46 public-use airports, which serve 7,969 pilots and 2,601 active general aviation aircraft; and

    WHEREAS, Utah is home to 30 repair stations, 146 heliports, 20 FAA-approved pilot schools, 1,731 flight students and 1,510 flight instructors; and

    WHEREAS, general aviation airports in Utah contribute over $274 million to the state’s economy; and

    WHEREAS, general aviation not only supports Utah’s economy, it improves overall quality of life by supporting emergency medical and healthcare services, law enforcement, firefighting and disaster relief, and by 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;

    NOW THEREFORE, I, Tyler Vincent, Mayor of Brigham City, do hereby proclaim general aviation a vital strategic resource to Brigham City and declare May as

    GENERAL AVIATION APPRECIATION MONTH

    Mayor Tyler M. Vincent

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