Fernandina Beach Airport welcome center/terminal construction underway

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm
Reporter – News Analyst
December 7, 2017 1:00 a.m.

Following a public hearing on an airport refunding revenue note at the December 5, 2017 Regular Meeting, of the Fernandina Beach City Commission (FBCC), Vice Mayor Len Kreger asked City Manager Dale Martin to provide a detailed, written explanation of the financing plan for the new airport welcome center/terminal building at the FBCC’s December 19 meeting.

Both commissioners and members of the public have raised questions on the revenue bond, airport revenues and reserves. Although questions have been asked and answered at several meetings, Kreger asked that a comprehensive written document provide the details that seem to give rise to questions on a regular basis.

Vice Mayor Len Kreger presented commissioners with the photos below of work in progress on the new welcome center/terminal at the airport.

Editor’s Note: Suanne Z. Thamm is a native of Chautauqua County, NY, who moved to Fernandina Beach from Alexandria,VA, in 1994. As a long time city resident and city watcher, she provides interesting insight into the many issues that impact our city. We are grateful for Suanne’s many contributions to the Fernandina Observer.

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