Press Conference: Mayors Question Proposed F16 Move

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Mayor Ward-City of North Pole, Mayor Hopkins-Fairbanks North Star Borough, Mayor Sullivan-Municipality of Anchorage, and Mayor Cleworth-City of Fairbanks.  The four mayors held a press conference today at City Hall to discuss the proposed m…ove of the F16s from Eielson Air Force Base to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. All of the mayors noted that they had questions about feasbility of the proposed relocation, as well as impacts on both communities.  Public meetings are being held tonight at the Westmark Hotel and Conference Center in Fairbanks, and July 18 in North Pole (North Pole Worship Center). All meetings are from 6-9:30 pm.  Link to the audio file.  Twitter: #KeepTheF16s -Amber