$1.3 million for Austin Straubel airport

Austin Straubel International Airport is receiving $1.3 million to purchase a firefighting vehicle and update the airport master plan, Gov. Jim Doyle’s office said Thursday.

Funds for the projects include $36,455 from the state, $36,455 from Brown County, and $1,237,090 from the Federal Aviation Administration.

The revised master plan is expected to be completed by October 2011. (Source: Fox 11)

$1.3 million for updating a plan and purchasing a vehicle seems a little much don’t you think?  Especially in these economic times.

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