LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. --TheGwinnett County Commission has unanimously voted against privatizing Briscoe Field.
Proponents ofprivatization had wanted the commission to postpone Tuesday's votesince they were short on support.Former Commissioner Shirley Lasseter, a big backer, stepped down last week afterpleadingguilty in federal courtto accepting bribes.
Opponents of privatizationdidn't want any delays. They hadlongexpressed concernsovermore noise at the airport if regularly-scheduled jet passenger service began.
Turns out Lasseter's vote wouldn't have mattered since all the commissioners voted against privatization.