Port Authority, Lee County to work together on terminal expansion project

Author: David Dorsey, Gulfshore Business
Published: Updated:
Credit: Atkins North America

A delay of at least a year in finishing the Southwest Florida International Airport terminal expansion construction project prompted elected officials to make a change. 

Port Authority Board Chair Mike Greenwell’s discussion to allow the involvement of Lee County staff in Port Authority affairs led to Commissioner Cecil Pendergrass’s motion to do exactly that. 

Commissioners voted 5-0 on May 16, granting county staff access to work with port authority staff. 

Before voting, Commissioner Brian Hamman asked for assurances that this would not create any additional burdens on Lee County taxpayers. He received those assurances from County Attorney Richard Wesch.

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