Will airport upgrade take flight with voters?

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Will airport upgrade take flight with voters?

Ballot Issue 1B would help fund expansion through increased property taxes
Greg Lang and Jodi Doney sort passenger luggage before taking it to a plane at Durango-La Plata County Airport in September. Voters are being asked to increase property taxes to fund a new terminal at the airport that some say would improve working conditions. Some opponents support a remodel.
Election Guide

The Durango Herald’s election guide stories conclude today. Stories on every contested race and every local and state ballot issue are available online at durangoherald.com/election. Other election coverage also is available at the site and will continue through the Nov. 8 election.

Voter Information

The Nov. 8 election is the first presidential election in which all voters will receive a ballot through the mail if registered to vote by Oct. 31.
Here are some details:
Ballots were mailed beginning last week.Ballots can be returned by mail or dropped off at a secure, 24-hour drop boxes at: La Plata County Clerk & Recorder’s Office, 98 Everett St., Durango; Bayfield Town Hall, 1199 Bayfield Parkway, Bayfield; La Plata County Administration Building, 1101 East Second Ave., Durango; or Farmers Fresh Market, 535 Goddard Ave., Ignacio.Voter registration is open through Election Day.Voter Service and Polling Centers in La Plata County will be open Monday through Saturday, beginning Monday.For a sample ballot and times and addresses for polling centers, visit bit.ly/2dGU3VD.

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Will airport upgrade take flight with voters?

Greg Lang and Jodi Doney sort passenger luggage before taking it to a plane at Durango-La Plata County Airport in September. Voters are being asked to increase property taxes to fund a new terminal at the airport that some say would improve working conditions. Some opponents support a remodel.
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