The Measure D claim is “a 100 percent fabrication,” according to a statement issued by SMC’s Senior Director of Government Relations & Institutional Communications, Donald Girard.
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The Measure D campaign’s deceptive mailers and full-page newspaper ads “conveniently” obscure the most important parts of both ballot measures!
The Measure D campaign has been falsely claiming that Santa Monica Airport “protects” the airspace above Santa Monica, keeping commercial aviation at higher altitudes. In reality, it’s not the Santa Monica airport that requires this–it’s the geography of the region and the orientation of the LAX runways.
Watch as our chairman and longtime Sunset Park resident, John Fairweather, dispells the lies and distortions by Measure D spokesperson, Christian Fry.
Measure LC is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to control development; we cannot let it slip out of our hands!
A brilliant satire!
If building heights were constrained by the FAR 77 as Measure D proponents claim, our city could consist largely of glass and concrete canyons. Fortunately this, like all their other fear mongering tactics, is a lie, and building heights are set by local city zoning.
As of October 20, Measure D’s backers–primarily the National Business Aviation Association and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association–have raised $872,299 to support the deceptive Measure D. That money is mostly coming from outside of Santa Monica — indeed, only 2% of their funding is coming from local, non-aviation supporters.
If Measure D passes, we will be prohibited from getting rid of lead fuel sales as long as the airport remains open. In contrast, Measure LC will allow us to address the issue of lead fuel sales and run our airport with the interests of our residents’ heath and safety in in mind.
It all comes down to just a couple of paragraphs. Read the operative texts of Measures LC & D and then decide for yourself!