Proclamations & Resolutions
Decatur, TN 2016
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  • PROCLAMATION

    GENERAL AVIATION APPRECIATION MONTH 2016

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

    WHEREAS, Tennessee boasts a robust network of 79 public commercial and general aviation airports, serving more than 12,000 pilots and 4,000 general aviation aircraft; and

    WHEREAS, general aviation not only supports Tennessee’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, Jeff Landrum, Mayor of the City of Decatur, do hereby proclaim general aviation a vital strategic resource to the City of Decatur and declare July as

    GENERAL AVIATION APPRECIATION MONTH

    in the City of Decatur.

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