Monticello Airport Project on Hold

Monticello Airport Project on Hold

There are 1 comment on the WCIA-TV Champaign story from Apr 10, 2006, titled Monticello Airport Project on Hold. In it, WCIA-TV Champaign reports that:

A six year old project that`s raised debate in Piatt County is off. Landowners were fighting Monticello`s push to build a new airport.

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Anonymous

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#1 Jun 7, 2006
Monticello needs an airport like I need another tax hike! What a waste of time, effort, and funds if the city continues to pursue such a wasteful task. there is an airport in Champaign/Savoy, one in Decatur, and one in Bloomington. Is it really necessary or is it a pipe dream for some rich people in the area to have more of a playground? I recently heard that some city board members actually went to Washington D.C. to view airport information, site planning, etc. What a joke....did the city of Monticello pay for this trip? If so, what a boondoggle and why would we as citizens allow it to continue. I would vote those people out next election with a quickness.

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