Proclamations & Resolutions
Millington, TN 2016
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  • CITY OF MILLINGTON

    PROCLAMATION

    BY THE MAYOR

    GENERAL AVIATION APPRECIATION MONTH 2016

    WHEREAS, The City of Millington 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, General Aviation and the Charles W. Baker Airport have an immense economic impact on Millington; and

    WHEREAS, Tennessee boasts a robust network of 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, Terry G. Jones, Mayor of the City of Millington, do hereby proclaim general aviation a vital strategic resource to the City of Millington and declare March, 2016, as

    GENERAL AVIATION APPRECIATION MONTH 2016

    in Millington, Tennessee, and urge all citizens to join me in this worthy observance.

    IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have here unto set my hand and caused the official seal of the City of Millington to be this affixed on this 10th day of March, 2016

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