City may avoid 'food fight' over airport concession deal: Move to extend lucrative contract without public bidding draws criticism

Sep. 12--Mayor Bill White and the City Council are poised today to extend a lucrative airport food contract for at least eight years rather than go through a potentially messy competitive bid process. The concession contract, which is scheduled to...


"We need to open it up," added Clutterbuck, who received $1,000 from Yoo in 2006. She said she would consider returning the contribution, but for reasons unrelated to the airport contract, which she declined to discuss.

Chronicle reporter Matt Stiles contributed to this report.

carolyn.feibel@chron.com

To see more of the Houston Chronicle, or to subscribe to the newspaper, go to http://www.HoustonChronicle.com. Copyright (c) 2007, Houston Chronicle Distributed by McClatchy-Tribune Information Services. For reprints, email tmsreprints@permissionsgroup.com, call 800-374-7985 or 847-635-6550, send a fax to 847-635-6968, or write to The Permissions Group Inc., 1247 Milwaukee Ave., Suite 303, Glenview, IL 60025, USA.

We Recommend