WHEREAS, the City of New London in the State of Connecticut has a significant interest in the continued vitality of general aviation, aircraft manufacturing, aviation educational institutions, aviation organization and community airports; and
WHEREAS, General aviation and the Groton – New London Airport have an immense economic importance on New London; and
WHEREAS, General aviation not only supports Connecticut’s economy, it improves overall quality of life by supporting emergency medical healthcare services, law enforcement, firefighting and disaster relief, and by transporting business travelers to their destinations quickly and safely; and
WHEREAS, The nation’s infrastructure represents an important public benefit, and
Congressional oversight should be in place to ensure stable funding of this system.
NOW THEREFORE, I, Michael E. Passero, Mayor of the City of New London, do hereby Proclaim General Aviation a vital strategic resource to the City of New London and declare September, 2016 as
GENERAL AVIATION APPRECIATION MONTH
in the City of New London, Connecticut.
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the City to
be affixed this 29th day of August 2016.
Michael E. Passero, Mayor
City of New London