OR: Sisters Airport Sues ODOT Over Demand to Repay Grant

March 20, 2018

After a year of failed negotiations, the Oregon Department of Transportation demanded that the Sisters Eagle Airport repay more than $733,000 in grant money the state had deemed was misused — nearly double the amount ODOT previously wanted repaid.

The airport property owners and operators responded Friday when its attorneys filed a claim against ODOT.

On Monday, ODOT released a statement that said it “entered into a full year of good faith, complex and confidential negotiations with the owners of the Sisters Airport in order to reach a settlement regarding the grant. Those negotiations failed to reach a settlement.”

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