OIA officials approve management firm to oversee Terminal C operations ahead of busy Spring Break
ORLANDO, Fla. — At their regular meeting Wednesday, the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Board approved the hiring of a consulting firm to manage their new Terminal C program. READ: ‘My house is gone’: Street race ends when 2 cars crash into Orlando homeThe airport only recently debuted its $3 billion Terminal C project to the public. It offers 15 new gates for domestic and international flights and is expected to serve an additional 10 to 12 million travelers per year. The board then chose the top-ranked firm on the list, Jacobs Project Management Co., as the winner of the contract for Executive Program Management and Oversight Services for Terminal C Programs. Over those 46 days, they expect more than 7 million travelers to pass through the airport.wftv.com
Orange County tax collector sues Orlando International Airport over unpaid taxes
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – The Orange County Tax Collector’s office has filed a lawsuit against the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, the governing entity for the Orlando International Airport, for unpaid taxes totaling nearly $3.5 million. In the letter, the attorney said the tax collector is aware the current pandemic is placing a burden on businesses. Property taxes go toward funding Orange County schools, libraries and law enforcement. AdThe tax collector is required to collect 18% annual interest if the taxes have not been paid 60 days after the bill is due. For the majority of the tax liability claimed, the tax collector sent tax notices to the tenants, not GOAA.