Lawsuit: Airport fraud rampant

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Well now. Hmmmm. Always follow the money trail. I wonder which other board members will get caught. Indeed trusted elected officials in the smoky backrooms of their self appointed elitist status.

The “security fence” damaged access to good motorcycle riding areas on BLM land that we used for years. Now I see it may all be part of a fraud. I hope reasons can be found now to tear it down and give the public the use of their land back.

And yet the Board had to hire outside attorneys to figure out why the FBI stopped by?  That in itself looks like an abuse of public funds.

Do board members have fiduciary responsibility? As appointees of county and city gov’ts, did they keep the county commissioners and council updated? How many total tax and surcharge dollars—from ticket and airport fees to sales, local, state and federal—are involved?  Which board members are under suspicion?  Were the others complicit or merely asleep at the switch?  Finally, how does this reflect—or not—the ‘fiscal responsibility’ that is allegedly a foundation of conservatism.  Maybe one of the local columnists can opine?

Whoever appoints the Airport Authority Board apparently was asleep at the wheel, with all this stuff going on and them not being aware of it?  Sounds like the entire Airport Board needs to be fired and a new group appointed to clean up the mess.  Chances are with the Feds investigating, there will be indictments and a new Board would put GJ ahead of the curve on fixing the problems.

Question: Would the Airport Board have to fire itself or can the Commissioners/Council remove them just for incompetency (versus criminal conduct).



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