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

    ATTEST:

    Sheema D. Shaw

    Interim City Clerk

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