Ms. Ferster told those in attendance that Representative Pittenger was aware of the issue. She also suggested the Department of Transportation to the contact list of agencies and elected officials.
Councilman Bokhari shared info he'd gathered from conversations with local officials and contacts in other states. He assured attendees he's hearing their concerns and better understands the scope of the areas negatively affected.
In response to a citizen question regarding a Federal Court ruling against the FAA in Phoenix, Councilman Bokhari replied he is doubtful Charlotte could make a similar case due to uniqueness of the Phoenix claims: no public notice (the FAA did hold public meetings in Charlotte, although admittedly vaguely advertised and poorly attended), and impact on Phoenix neighborhoods with historic status.
JetNoiseCLT representatives will continue to review the Phoenix comparison, and generally believes local changes by the FAA are materially flawed due to the lack any formal engagement of City Council and the disregard of decades of intentional land use planning.
Attendees were urged to continue to the following actions: