Proclamations & Resolutions
Yerington, NV 2015
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  • WHEREAS, the City of Yerington in the state of Nevada 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 local airports have an immense economic impact on the City of Yerington; and

    WHEREAS, Nevada is home to 49 public-use airports, which serve 6,811 pilots and 2,246 active general aviation aircraft; and

    WHEREAS, Nevada is home to 31 fixed-based operators, 31 repair stations, 139 heliports, 5 FAA-approved pilot schools, 1,096 flight students and 1,341 flight instructors; and

    WHEREAS, general aviation in Nevada contributes over $275 million to the state’s economy annually; and

    WHEREAS, general aviation not only supports Nevada’s economy, it improves overall quality of life by supporting emergency medical and healthcare services, law-enforcement, firefighting, 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;

    THEREFORE, I, George Dini, Mayor of the City of Yerington, do hereby proclaim general aviation a vital strategic resource to the City of Yerington and declare June 2015 to be General Aviation Appreciation Month.

    IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I George Dini, Mayor of the City of Yerington, hereunto set my hand and seal this 22nd day of June 2015

    George Dini, Mayor

    City of Yerington


    Sheema D. Shaw

    Interim City Clerk

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