That means that the Winooski City Council clearly has the power to file suit to seek damages or other relief for Winooski residents — and may be the only entity that can do so.
Mayor Miro Weinberger asked the airport director to resign last month after an investigation found that he berated and intimidated employees. The director refused, an action that prompted a City Council termination vote.
Attorney Rich Cassidy is questioning the impartiality of the hearing set to determine the future employment of his client, Aviation Director Gene Richards. He asked that the hearing be postponed, but the city denied the request.
Proponents say the project will allow the airport to handle more passengers, make security checks more efficient and improve the overall airport experience.
One city councilor thinks Burlington Aviation Director Gene Richards’ refusal to resign is an avoidance of accountability. Another says this should be Richards’ first strike and he deserves a second chance.
An investigation into Burlington Airport Director Gene Richards found that he verbally abused employees and physically intimidated them. The findings led to Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger to ask for his resignation, but Richards said he won’t step down.
Travelers can now fly directly to Boston, Dallas and Miami. But airport officials say passenger levels remain low.
Beta Technologies expects to double its workforce to produce at least 10 electric hybrid aircraft for the shipping company.
It’s the first round of nighttime operations since Winooski residents voted to urge Vermont to halt F-35 flights,
Two local filmmakers will be premiering a short film about what it’s been like for Burlingtonians to live under the roar of the newly stationed F-35 fighter jets.
The 723-354 vote calls on the city to urge the state to ground the jets amidst reports of program-wide problems.
The grant will also be used to streamline security screenings and make the terminal building more efficient.
“Our numbers are down, but that’s OK. If they would have been at the 10,000 number, I would have been an absolute mess, knowing that many people were coming and going,” said airport director Gene Richards.
The new location will offer same-day and two-day turnaround results. But the tests won’t let travelers forgo a seven-day quarantine.