November 2007

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Palo Alto – City Council Votes to Assume Airport Operations from County

Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Council votes to take back airport ops
City estimates negotiations with county will take 3 years
By Kristina Peterson
The Palo Alto (CA) Daily News

 

The Palo Alto City Council voted 5-3 Tuesday night to begin negotiating with Santa Clara County to take back operations of the city-owned airport, following a long and tense debate. City staff will immediately begin what they estimate will be a three-year process to terminate early the county’s airport lease, presently slated to expire in 2017. Council members Bern Beecham, LaDoris Cordell and Mayor Yoriko Kishimoto opposed the move. Council Member Dena Mossar was absent.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Palo Alto – City Council Votes to Assume Airport Operations from County

Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Council votes to take back airport ops
City estimates negotiations with county will take 3 years
By Kristina Peterson
The Palo Alto (CA) Daily News

 

The Palo Alto City Council voted 5-3 Tuesday night to begin negotiating with Santa Clara County to take back operations of the city-owned airport, following a long and tense debate. City staff will immediately begin what they estimate will be a three-year process to terminate early the county’s airport lease, presently slated to expire in 2017. Council members Bern Beecham, LaDoris Cordell and Mayor Yoriko Kishimoto opposed the move. Council Member Dena Mossar was absent.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Pleasanton CA. Considers ‘Bully’ Tactic on Livermore Airport

Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Cities split on airport regulation
Pleasanton may sue Livermore over environmental impact analysis
By Meera Pal and Eric Kurhi
The Tri-Valley (CA) Herald PLEASANTON – The city may soon file a lawsuit against the city of Livermore for approving an increase in operations at their city airport without first analyzing potential environmental impacts. “We have talked to Livermore on numerous occasions,” said Pleasanton City Manager Nelson Fialho, who added he has not yet received a response. Last week, Pleasanton sent a letter “once again requesting that the City of Livermore perform an environmental review to determine what impacts, if any, could be expected as a result of the approval of the ground lease.”