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Airport boss gets new contract, 20 pct. raise

April 25, 2013

VIENNA — By a divided vote, members of the Western Reserve Port Authority on Wednesday granted director of aviation Dan Dickten a new contract and a 20 percent increase in his salary....

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Apr-26-13 9:45 PM

I've said it before and I'll say it again: Too many people in this area will not be happy until everyone (that is, everyone else besides themselves) makes minimum wage, no benefits and no pension. And you wonder why our kids have to leave the area to find a good career.

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Apr-26-13 9:39 PM

Didn't they hire him at like $50-some thousand? He's already up to $92,000?

Well, if he's that good, then by all means, the funding the Authority gets from tax receipts should certainly be reduced. Don't you think?


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Apr-26-13 8:42 AM

Seems like there's alot of jealous people our there. To criticize a persom because he works hard and is successful is truly sad. Many of the people who complain probably hasnt worked an honest day intheir lives..and collects fedal aid as well!

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Apr-26-13 7:48 AM

If they can determine that there is demand for particular flights, they will add them. Looks like this guy has done a good job so far. I know people that fly to and from there a few times a year with direct flights to Florida. I remember when there were no commercial flights at all, so its moving in the right direction.

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Apr-26-13 6:07 AM

It's only taxpayers money. Give it away for nothing done!

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Apr-25-13 5:55 PM

And how many commercial flight go in and out a week? Three? And which political party taxes and runs the area?

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Apr-25-13 8:26 AM

In related news, taxpayers who object to subsidizing an airport they don't use, were told to shut up and keep paying your piggyback sales taxes.

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Apr-25-13 4:59 AM

Wow! That's a lot a cash!

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