Saturday, February 26, 2005
Airport noise tops agenda in Livermore
By Bonita Brewer
The Contra Costa (CA) Times
Livermore’s City Council on Monday will consider ways to help reduce airport-related noise that has long irritated neighbors in Livermore, Pleasanton and Dublin. Some of the guiding principles to be considered were suggested by the council itself Jan. 31, when it scrapped proposed airport upgrades that several hundred residents warned would worsen already objectionable noise.
At that meeting, the council suggested basing any revisions to the airport master plan on guidelines aimed at reducing existing airport noise levels. It also suggested developing a noise monitoring program.
But city Public Services Director Dan McIntyre is returning to the council with a fuller, more detailed list of proposed guidelines that includes:
Monday’s council meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at 3575 Pacific Ave., Livermore.