June 6th 2017, 7PM, Purchase Town Hall Meeting regarinding Westchester Airport privatization. Purchase Community House, sponsored by Purchase Environmental Protective Association (PEPA).
Tues June 6th, 7PM Purchase Town Hall Meeting on Westchester Airport Privatization. Hosted by Purchase Environmental Protective Association. Purchase Community House, Purchase, NY. Panelists included: Martin Rogowsky, former County Legislator and PEPA consultant, David Gelfarb, Westchester County legislator (Dist.-6), Jack Robinson, outgoing chair of Rye Brook Airport Advisory Council, and Jonathan Wang, general aviation pilot, Sierra Club Westchester Airport Committee. Approx 130 in attendance, standing room only.
David Gelfarb, Board of Legislators District 6 (port Chester, Rye Brook, Harrison, Purchase) reaffirms his opposition to privatization of the airport and at this meeting, states that he will speak to the other county legislators, but that he wants help to do so. Very informative panel with many concerned in Purchase. PEPA will continue to work to help oppose airport privatization (though they are slightly limited by being a 501-C3 organization, they are well-heeled).