AIR­PORT

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cities. She said she has vis­ited other air­ports around the state, and in most cases an air­port au­thor­ity was placed in charge of the air­port. Carter has placed a big em­pha­sis on de­vel­op­ing and mod­ern­iz­ing the air­port dur­ing her term in of­fice.

The coun­cil said mul­ti­ple times its de­ci­sion was not per­sonal, but sim­ply that it was con­cerned about the fact that the in­sur­ance had lapsed twice for ex­tended pe- riod of times.

The vote was 4 to 1 in fa­vor of can­celling the con­tract, with Janet Good­man op­pos­ing, be­cause she said she didn’t want to put peo­ple out of work in the econ­omy. Coun­cilmem­ber Keith Dal­ton was ab­sent.

On a sep­a­rate but re­lated note, AEA has $3,000 in un­paid storm wa­ter bills. Anglin said AEA was will­ing to pay the bills as soon as some­one ex­plained why the com­pany had to pay that much money for a 7-acre prop­erty. The par­ties agreed to set up a meet­ing soon.

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