Why weren’t taxpayers asked about airport?

"Why has council been able to purchase our local airport without the input of the taxpayer?"

Why has council been able to purchase our local airport without the input of the taxpayer?

Why has the development of a library/museum building been before taxpayers numerous times for input and discussion?

I am in favour of both the airport purchase and the building of a new library/museum. I just wonder why, as far back as 2005 and maybe longer, there have been public meetings and opinion polls concerning a new library/museum but I don’t remember being asked about buying the airport.

Are airports more glamorous while libraries are just for intellectuals?  I’m joking, but I’d like to know.

Bob Barkley,

Trail