Proclamations & Resolutions
Petaluma, CA 2016
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  • City of Petaluma

    Proclamation

    GENERAL AVIATION APPRECIATION MONTH – AUGUST 2016

     

    WHEREAS, the City of Petaluma, California 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 Petaluma Municipal Airport have an immense economic impact on the City of Petaluma; and

    WHEREAS, California is home to 215 public-use general aviation airports, which serve 56,841 FAA certified pilots and 29,211 FAA registered aircraft; and

    WHEREAS, California is home to 631 repair stations, 505 heliports, 66 FAA approved pilot schools, 12,033 flight students, and 9,452 flight instructors; and

    WHEREAS, general aviation in California contributes over $30.2 billion to the state’s total economic impact; and

    WHEREAS, general aviation not only supports California’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

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT, I, David Glass, Mayor of the city of Petaluma, along with the members of the City Council, do hereby proclaim August 2016 as

     

    GENERAL AVIATION APPRECIATION MONTH

     

    David Glass, Mayor

     

     

     

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