You Can’t Build Your Way Out Of This (A Letter To Mayor Matt Pina Of Des Moines)

Written after the City Council’s Study Session which covered the 2019 Legislative Agenda with a lot of emphasis on siting a second airport. Your Honour, Still awaiting a reply on my last letter. 😀 But I digress. There was much discussion tonight on the siting of a second airport. Although I certainly hope for another …

Slide 29

Dear Commissioner, Regarding Slide 29 of today’s Tax Levy Presentation. (Where Commissioner Bowman opined that she wished the Port would do a better job explaining the benefits of the Tax Levy to the community.) Forgive me for saying so but you can’t really blame the public for having a tough time appreciating the benefits of …

Doing More Than the MDR: A Letter To The Port Commission

Dear Commissioner, Regarding my comments at the Regular Commission Meeting today. Several of you have expressed a sincere desire to do more for the airport communities. To which I have two coments: 1. Who’s stopping you? There are numerous changes that you can make without fear of opposition by the FAA or any other agency. …