Thu, Feb 07, 2008
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"We have made no secret of our desire to obtain the
airport so we can have more control over what happens there and
also be in a position to receive taxes on the property, which we
have never been able to do. I believe this is a very realistic
possibility now, and that the new Stratford Town Council can do
something truly great by helping to facilitate this
Source: James Miron, mayor of Stratford, CT.
Miron plans to meet Monday with Bill Finch, mayor of nearby
Bridgeport, to discuss a potential agreement for his city to
purchase the Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial Airport. Bridgeport now owns
the airport, although it is located within the Stratford town
limits. The two communities have bickered for decades over which
community should hold the title to the land, and reap the tax
dollars collected from it.
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