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ACR-75 California Fairgrounds Appreciation Month.(2017-2018)

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Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 75

Relative to California Fairgrounds Appreciation Month.

[ Filed with ="margin:0 0 1em 0;">WHEREAS, California’s fairgrounds attracted over 20 million visitors for fairs and events in 2016; and
WHEREAS, California’s counties enjoy the year-round economic, recreational, cultural, and social impacts of the fairgrounds; and
WHEREAS, California fairgrounds expend and generate millions of new dollars for nonprofit organizations, youth organizations, cities and counties, small businesses, and the state’s General Fund; and
WHEREAS, California fairgrounds, after years of fire-related emergency use during the drought years, were again pressed into service for flood evacuations, including the Oroville Dam evacuations; and
WHEREAS, California fairgrounds provide public facilities for animals and pets and livestock during good times and bad; and
WHEREAS, California’s 76 fairgrounds continue to serve as the social and economic hub of their respective communities; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the Assembly of the State of California, the Senate thereof concurring, That the Legislature hereby designates the month of May 2017 as California Fairgrounds Appreciation Month in appreciation for the services provided to California by the 76 fairgrounds in the state; and be it further
Resolved, That the Legislature extends its warmest regards and appreciation to the thousands of volunteers, fair directors, staff, business supporters, and sponsors who keep the California fairgrounds’ network strong, vibrant, relevant, and successful; and be it further
Resolved, That the Chief Clerk of the Assembly transmit copies of this resolution to the author for appropriate distribution.