Proclamations & Resolutions
Rapid City, SD 2015
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  • Executive Proclamation

    Rapid City, South Dakota

    Office of the Mayor

    WHEREAS, General aviation and Rapid City Regional Airport play a critical role in the lives of our citizens, as well as in the operation of our businesses; and

    WHEREAS, The City of Rapid City has a significant interest in the continued vitality of general aviation, aerospace, aircraft manufacturing, educational institutions, aviation organizations, public airports, and airport operators; and

    WHEREAS, General aviation contributes to Rapid City’s economy and medical care, and boosts economic development for Rapid City and Surrounding communities; and

    WHEREAS, General aviation is integral to the city’s response to emergencies and natural disasters, and well as a key component of business at Rapid City Regional Airport; and

    WHEREAS, Rapid City depends heavily on general aviation and Rapid City Regional Airport for the continued flow of commerce, tourists, and visitors to our city and state; and

    WHEREAS, The nation’s aviation infrastructure represents an important, public benefit, and direct, Congressional oversight is necessary to ensure stable funding of this system.

    NOW, therefore, I, Steve Allender, Mayor of Rapid City, proclaim July 2015 as

    General Aviation Appreciation Month

    IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the seal of the City of Rapid City this 13th day of July 2015.

    Steve Allender, Mayor

    Rapid City, South Dakota

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