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1992-32 Rebuild Homestead Air Force Base RESOLUTION NO. 92 - 32 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF PARKLAND, FLORIDA, URGING PRESIDENT GEORGE BUSH AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO RE-OPEN AND RE-BUILD HOMESTEAD AIR FORCE BASE; PROVIDING FOR DISTRIBUTION OF THIS RESOLUTION; AND, PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, Ho.estead Air Force Base was virtual17 destr07ed b7 Hurricane Andrew; and WHEREAS, the base can be considered an integral part of South Florida's infrastructure and the nation's defense s7stea and is a vital link to the nation's fight against drug trafficking; and WHEREAS, the base is strategicall7 located and significant17 was kept open in spite of the recent closing of a&n7 Ara7 and Air Force bases throughout the Countr7; and WBBRBAS, the rebuilding ot this base will be a big factor in helping the econO.7 of our stateb7 creating jobs during construction and also result in the ree.plo~nt of the people of Hoaestead and surrounding areas who worked at the base and are now uneapl07ed Section 1. That the Cit7 Co..ission of the Cit7 of Parkland hereb7 urges President Bush and the United States Congress to re-build and re- open Hoaestead Air Force Base for use as a ailitar7 base or in conjunction with co..ercial aviation. j I ! i I NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved b7 the Cit7 Co..ission of the Cit7 of Parkland, Florida, that; Section 2. That a COP7 of this Resolution be sent to the Broward League of Cities and each .e.ber of the Northwest Council of Na70rs. Section 3. That this Resolution shall take effect i..ediate17 upon adoption. PASSED AND ADOPTED THIS 8th DAY OF October , 1992. .s~___L2- .(~ SUSAN ARMSTRONG, CNC CITY CLERK ~~ S PAGLI Y~R . , ~ -'''; ,:".i--~:~::";';:~:';;'-~..i:-:t:-:'i..~. _r