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Q & A Responses of Aviation Industry Analysts

To support the Briscoe Citizens Committee, Gwinnett County hired two aviation industry analysts to give the commitee an overview of the aviation industry's current state as well as anticipated trends.

 

Briscoe Citizens Committee Report

Is anyone interested in reading the full recommendation made by the Briscoe Citizens Committee to the BOC regarding the future of Briscoe Field?

Here it is!

Let's Occupy the BOC Meeting

All the information is in.

The consultants said no, industry analysts said no, citizens committee said no.

Now it's time for the BOC to say no and vote expansion down.

We need speakers, the focus should be that we want this issue voted on before the July elections.

Strength in numbers at this meeting will help. Please attend.

Stop Briscoe Field Expansion Petition

PETITION WILL DELIVERED TO EACH MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

ALSO ADD YOUR COMMENTS, WE WILL PRINT AND DELIVER ALL COMMENTS TO THE BOC LATER.

Airport Proceedings Deserve Your Attention

Let's set the record straight. No matter what side of the Briscoe Field privatization fence you're on, you've got to have a feeling in the pit of your stomach that "somethin' just ain't right" about the decision making by commissioners Mike Beadreau, Shirley Lasseter and Lynette Howard last month.

Recent News

MyFox Atlanta - Crowd Protests Briscoe Field Plan

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  • September 24, 2010
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Fireworks erupted at a Gwinnett County commissioners meeting Tuesday night. Hundreds of people opposed to privatizing the local airport crowded into the meeting. An angry crowd said the commission is making decisions about t...

Gwinnett Daily Post - Airport plan hits turbulence

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  • September 23, 2010
LAWRENCEVILLE — For Terry Sosebee and many others, Tuesday’s Gwinnett Board of Commissioners hearing felt like deja vu. Nearly two decades have passed since a proposition to expand the local airport filled the county courthouse, but the most ...

Atlanta Journal - Residents call on county to drop Gwinnett airport plans

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  • September 23, 2010
The nays had it Tuesday night as residents told Gwinnett County officials to ditch plans that could lead to commercial flights at Briscoe Field. About 400 people stayed late at the county courthouse in Lawrenceville to tell county commissioners th...

WXIA TV (11 Alive) - Residents Take Battle for Briscoe to Gwinnett Commission

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  • September 23, 2010
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA -- There's a brewing battle over a small airport in Lawrenceville. Some envision the airport expanding to accommodate commercial traffic; others say "no way". Whether or not the expansion will take off remains to be seen. "I...

WGCL (CBS) - Gwinnett Group Hits Streets To Stop Airport Expansion

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  • September 7, 2010
The group "Citizens for a Better Gwinnett" held signs and passed out flyers in downtown Lawrenceville Saturday. Gaye McNeil said she's concerned not enough people know about the possible expansion of Briscoe Field. Gwinnett County commissioners ha...

Gwinnett Post - Group spreads word on expansion

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  • September 7, 2010
Citizens for a Better Gwinnett raise awareness of airport proposal. Several Gwinnett County residents opposed to the expansion of Briscoe Field visited downtown Lawrenceville on Saturday to raise awareness about and money for their cause. ...

(MYFOX Atlanta) - Newsmaker: Briscoe Field Expansion

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  • September 1, 2010
There's been talk for years about a secondary commercial airport to ease travel congestion at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Briscoe Field has been one of the airports in that discussion. Gwinnett County officials are looking at privati...
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