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Bi-State Authority renews leases, hires new maintenance supervisor

Posted on June 10, 2021

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LAWRENCEVILLE — The Bi-State Authority of the Mid-American Air Center considered the renewal of a lease with the Illinois National Guard as well as a lease requested by the Wabash Valley Soaring Association during its regular monthly meeting on June 8.

The Illinois National Guard is looking to renew its lease for a storage area on the airport grounds. The National Guard has used the area located in the east gravel pit as a training site for several years and has requested that partnership continue.

In addition, the Bi-State Authority is also considering a request from the Wabash Valley Soaring Association in regards to a 10-year renewal on its lease of hangers and buildings located at the airport.

Airport manager Kurt Schwartz said that Joe O’Neal has been hired as the new maintenance supervisor at the airport. O’Neal replaces Mark Ruppel who previously held the position.

The next meeting of the Bi-State Authority is scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at 7 p.m. in the terminal board room at the airport.

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