Vance Brand Airport no place for threatening behavior

Speech made to the Longmont City Council August 13, 2002 by Chris Rodriguez

First off I’d like to thank the Mayor, the City Council, and the City staff who have returned my calls about the situation out at the airport. I also want to commend them on doing the right thing and stopping the movement of the airport beacon. It is a step, hopefully the first of many, in the right direction. Continue reading

In defense of pilots

Speech made to the Airport Advisory Board August 1, 2002 by Chris Rodriguez

To have a meaningful dialogue between parties on opposite sides of an issue, your goal should be constructive discussion with reasonable people.  To begin such a dialog you must first try to understand your opposition’s opinions, concerns, and desired outcome.  Here is a sample of those opinions and desires that have been made public record. Continue reading