Proclamations & Resolutions
Defiance, OH 2016
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  • OFFICE OF THE MAYOR

    PROCLAMATION

    WHEREAS: Defiance in the state of Ohio, 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 Defiance Memorial Airport have an immense economic impact on the City of Defiance; and

    WHEREAS, general aviation and community airports play a critical role in the lives of our citizens, as well as in the operation of our businesses and farms; and

    WHEREAS, according to the Ohio Airports Economic Impact Study, general aviation airports in Ohio contribute more than $1.8 billion to the state’s economy; 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, Mike McCann, Mayor of the City of Defiance, do hereby recognize and proclaim the month of December, 2016 as

    GENERAL AVIATION APPRECIATION MONTH

    throughout Ohio and encourage all Ohioans to join in its observance.

    IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have

    hereunto subscribed my name and

    cause the Seal of the City of

    Defiance to be affixed on this the First

    Day of December in the Year of Our

    Lord Two Thousand and Sixteen

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