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NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF AN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AND NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY FOR A PUBLIC HEARING FOR IMPROVEMENTS AT THE NEWNAN-COWETA COUNTY AIRPORT
Dec 19, 2012 | 54 views | email to a friend | print

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF AN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AND NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY FOR A PUBLIC HEARING FOR IMPROVEMENTS AT THE NEWNAN-COWETA COUNTY AIRPORT Georgia, County of Coweta The Newnan-Coweta County Airport Authority intends to submit a request for Federal financial assistance to carry out the following development at the Newnan-Coweta County Airport, Newnan, GA: Extension of Runway 14-32 and parallel taxiway by 500 feet from the existing Runway 32 end, relocation of a portion of Alex Stephens Road, installation of high-intensity runway lighting, Runway Safety Area improvements, other related work including construction of a 4000 foot long partial parallel taxiway on the east side of Runway 14-32, bypass taxiway, two paved run-up pads, expansion of the East Apron site with taxiway connector, road extension, and parking. The proposed improvements are needed to safely increase the general level of activity and number of based aircraft at the airport. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS are notified of the availability of a Draft Environmental Assessment of the effects of the proposed improvements. The Draft Environmental Assessment is available for examination during normal business hours at: Newnan-Coweta County Airport 115 Airport Road Newnan, GA 30263 The report will be available for 30 days following initial publication of this notice. Comments regarding the environmental impacts and effects of the proposed improvements are invited to be submitted to the consultant, WK Dickson & Co., Inc. no later than 5:00PM on January 15, 2013. Comments may be submitted to Jason Steidel via email to jsteidel@wkdickson.com, mailed to WK Dickson & Co., Inc.; ATTN: Jason Steidel; 2120 Powers Ferry Road; Suite 100; Atlanta, GA 30339 or may be delivered in person to the same address. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS are further advised of an opportunity to request a public hearing by Coweta County. A public hearing may be requested by individuals to whom the proposed project is a significant concern. Requests for hearing should indicate the concerns and the reasons why a hearing is requested. A public hearing may be held if it is determined that there is substantial public interest to warrant a public hearing. Before submitting a request for public hearing, persons are encouraged to contact Mr. Calvin Walker, Airport Manager, at (770) 254-8102 to express their views and discuss those aspects of the proposal that are of concern. A request for public hearing may be made by submitting a written request to Jason Steidel via email: jsteidel@wkdickson.com, mailed to WK Dickson & Co., Inc.; ATTN: Jason Steidel; 2120 Powers Ferry Road; Suite 100; Atlanta, GA 30339, or may be delivered in person to the same address no later than 5:00PM on January 15, 2013. If the need for a public hearing is established, a notice of the date, time and location will be published in area newspapers. The purpose of the public hearing would be to address the proposed action s potential economic, social, and environmental impacts and it s consistency with the goals and objectives of area planning. No. 55713-12-15-20-27&1-3