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Budget committee ponders airport request
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Warren County Memorial Airport and the Industrial Development Board have some explaining to do in regard to their requests for funding in the county’s 2015-16 fiscal year proposed budget. According to Commissioner Terry Bell during Tuesday’s Budget and Finance Committee meeting, the airport has requested an additional $344,000 from the county, from $317,000 to $661,000, with the bulk of the increase going to a $250,000 match for a $2.25 million federal grant received for its runway expansion project.“I don’t think that’s going to happen this year,” said Bell. “They have to close the road.

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