pg.2: Document Archives [KJMR]
pg.3: Images [KJMR]
A page of Images. Includes jpegs of key documents, photos, etc.
(4/19/2011): ‘Notice to the Citizens of Kanabec County’ (full page ad, posted at Scribd by FreedomFoundationMN)
Satellite view with former crosswind runway and proposed new crosswind runway marked. Also showing impacted areas (ponds & waterfowl habitat).
Satellite view, northeast Mora and airport vicinity.
Proposed crosswind runway, satellite view showing runway lineation tree removal, proximity to ponds.
(9/23/2015): Copy of the City’s Airport Webpage.
(1/30/1998): first page only of FAA’s letter to City, discussing closure of the crosswind runway to enable industrial park expansion.
(4/20/1993): pg.3 of Agreement signed by City, with statement that FAA is NOT obligated to fund a replacement crosswind runway.
(11/12/2003): Notice of Public Hearing
(7/29/2004): a page from the Final Environmental Assessment, with citizen comments by Ralph Cutler and Greg Yankowiak. (see pg. 258 of the 307p EA)
(Spring 2003?): Dean Johnson’s LTE disputing need for airport expansion. Note that Mr. Johnson is a former mayor and a GA pilot.
(undated): LTE by Bruce Burk, questioning accuracy of reported airport usage.
(undated): pg.1 of grant agreement to acquire land, defining state funds and disbursement of federal funds (need other 4 pages)
(4/7/2011): A Runway to Nowhere’, opinion piece by Wade Weber)
(4/7/2011): newsclip re ongoing efforts to construct crosswind runway
(4/11/2011): LTE opposing airport expansion, by George Christie, former mayor & GA pilot
(5/1/2011): List of seven ‘reasons’ for the crosswind runway – all debunked.
(5/12/2011): ‘City Delays Runway Decision to 2012’, front page of the Kanabec County Times.
(3/22/2012): email by FAA’s Scott Gore to Ben Harper; updating on the Mora crosswind runway situation (5yr obligation to build, but delayed by land purchase).
(8/29/2013): ‘Crosswind Decision Comes Down to Dollars’, pg.1 of front-page article by Kirsten Faurie, Kanabec County Times.
(8/29/2013): ‘Crosswind Decision Comes Down to Dollars’, pg.2 of front-page article by Kirsten Faurie, Kanabec County Times.
(9/5/2013): ‘Money Trumps Property Rights – Lack of Need in Runway Project’, opinion piece by Wade Weber.
(9/5/2013): two LTEs opposing crosswind runway, in the Kanabec County Times; by Kelly Kylander & Fred Carlson.
(10/17/2013): ‘The Runway to Nowhere – a Waste of Taxpayer Dollars’, LTE to Kanabec County Times, by Mason Hjelle.
(1/29/2014): ‘Mora Municipal Airport (KJMR) Crosswind Runway’, an email to ‘John’ (redacted name), citing numerous concerns about proposed runway.
(2/3/2014): ‘waste of money and space’, hand-printed statement by citizen Emmett Oein, pg.1.
(2/3/2014): ‘waste of money and space’, hand-printed statement by citizen Emmett Oein, pg.2.
(4/27/2015): Mora EA reevaluation, with width of crosswind runway reduced to 120-ft (email from FAA’s Josh Fitzpatrick to City of Mora’s Joel Dhein).
(7/21/2015): Mora City Council Minutes, unanimous decision to table crosswind runway until the project becomes justified by demand.
(9/1/2015): Mora City Council Minutes, reporting that FAA and State want to proceed with crosswind runway project, and setting up a special meeting next week.
(9/8/2015): Mora City Council Minutes, attended by FAA’s Andy Peek attends. After Andy’s presentation, council voted to resume the crosswind runway project.
Butternut leaf, juglans_cinerea. Endangered species common within the area to be cleared for the unneeded crosswind runway.
…this is a nature preserve, not an airport!
(9/11/2015): Greg Yankowiak, standing next to a mature oak tree approx. 150-yrs old … in area to be cleared/graded for FAA’s new runway.