The legislation to do so passed the House and Senate on April 3 and was signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal on April 11. Members of the new authority must be appointed within 60 days of passage, according to the legislation.
Both the Griffin and Spalding County boards of commissioners are seeking applications for appointments to the new airport authority and will be asking members of the current Airport Advisory Board to apply if interested. The next meeting of the Advisory Board is at 6 p.m. Monday at City Hall.
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