WHEREAS Colorado’s space economy is significant and robust ranking 3rd for private aerospace employment, 1st for private sector aerospace workers per capita and showing 17% space employment growth in the past decade; and
WHEREAS Colorado is home to four military commands and three space-oriented military bases; and
WHEREAS the Colorado Space Coalition and the Colorado Space Business Roundtable members have begun to explore business relationships with small companies throughout Colorado in an effort to retain and increase business volume and employment;
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that CLUB 20 supports the expansion of the existing aerospace industry through building business relationships throughout Colorado.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that CLUB 20 supports increased access to funding and other collaborative opportunities to expand Colorado’s aerospace industry in order to keep Colorado Competitive in the industry as well as Colorado’s military and civilian space resources.