Proclamations & Resolutions
Broomfield, CO 2016
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  • PROCLAMATION

    PROCLAMATION DECLARING JUNE 2016, AS

    GENERAL AVIATION APPRECIATION MONTH IN BROOMFIELD

    WHEREAS, the City of Broomfield in the state of Colorado has a significant interest in the continued vitality of general aviation, aircraft manufacturing, aviation educational intuitions, aviation organizations and community airports; and

    WHEREAS, general aviation and the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport have an immense economic impact on the City of Broomfield; and

    WHEREAS, Colorado is home to 61 public-use general aviation airports, which serve 17,435 pilots and 5,412 active general aviation aircraft; and

    WHEREAS, Colorado is home to 70 fixed-based operators, 71 repair stations, 447 heliports, nine FAA-approved pilot schools, 2,817 flight students and 3,528 flight instructors; and

    WHEREAS, general aviation in Colorado contributes over $2.4 billion to the state’s economy; and

    WHEREAS, general aviation not only supports Colorado’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, Randal E. Ahrens, Mayor of the City and County of Broomfield, do hereby proclaim general aviation a vital strategic resource to the City and County of Broomfield and declare the month of June as:

    GENERAL AVIATION APPRECIATION MONTH IN BROOMFIELD

    In witness whereof, I hereunto set my hand and official seal on this 14th day of June, 2016.

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