WTSP 10 Connects's Mike Deeson reported last night that the city of Tampa is now investigating potential Sunshine law violations at Tampa International Airport. Specifically, e-mails that were sent from outgoing TIA director Louis Miller to his wife Cyndy, who serves as the city of Tampa's Director of Growth Management, regarding airport height restrictions and how that pertains to developers doing projects in Tampa .
Deeson's story featured a short interview with Mayor Iorio, who told him that though she doesn't think the Miller have done anything wrong, per se, she's assigned city attorney Chip Fletcher to
Both Millers explain that they share the same e-mail account and say the e-mails were just an attempt by the former airport director to be able to read the e-mails at home. However, one of the e-mails from this past June says from Louis to Louis and Cyndy Miller. The e-mail talks about a developer requesting a change in zoning.
Even Iorio admits the whole issue is complicated by the fact they have only one e-mail account at home.
While the Mayor says, on the surface, she doesn't think Louis and Cyndy Miller have done anything wrong, she does admit the e-mails have caused enough concern that she has launched an investigation into them.