Airport Manager Sheds Light on Police Jury’s Flawed Discovery

While trying to figure out ways to cut excess spending from the budget, the Police Jury voiced what they believed was a discrepancy in their financial report at the regular meeting in August. Airport Manager Randi Walding has since cleared up concerns about wrongful submission of the budget item.

During the Aug. 14th meeting, the Police Jury received a $3,500 invoice for the chain link fence by the entrance to the C. E. “Rusty” Williams Airport that was damaged by a storm and had to have an emergency repair right before Balloons Over DeSoto. District B-4 Juror Jeri Burrell witnessed a “plane” fly into the fence and blamed the airport for lying about the reason behind the fence’s destruction.

 

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