Channel 10 reports that Tampa attorneys are investigating e-mails between Louis Miller and Cyndy Miller


Currently attorney David Smith is currently researching whether airport officials may have violated laws regarding the way that zoning variances and building demolition decisions were made during Louis Miller's reign in office, which officially ends next month.  That report is due April 1.


Miller stunned virtually everyone last month when he announced he would be resigning, effective April 23.  Last week, the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority agreed to select Miller's deputy, John Wheat, to replace Miller immediately on an interim basis.


Cyndy Miller has had a very influential position in her role as developer of Growth Management in the Iorio administration, and until now had not been involved in any of the issues affecting her husband, Louis.


But that's changed now, as both the former city attorney of Tampa (David Smith) and the current one (Fletcher) are examining Louis Miller's actions in reference to possible Sunshine Law violations.


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.

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