Airport Rezoning Request Raises Moral and…

On February 17th, the Airport Rezoning Task Force held a public comment session related to the Airport’s request to rezone an 11 acre parcel on Airport Parkway and Kirby Rd Extension from Residential to Airport. This parcel once held homes which the Airport has since demolished. What remains is greenspace which has provided an important buffer between the Airport and nearby homes. During public comment, James Marc Leas made it clear in his presentation, which included a map of Airport property, that the Airport owns many acres, already zoned “Airport” which they could use for the industrial and commercial purposes they have planned. There is no compelling reason for the City to rezone this 11 acre parcel.

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