MINUTES OF THE BARSTOWAIRPORT ADVISORY COMMISSION MEETING
March 5, 2003
PRESENT: Bergstein, Lind, Pollack, Smith, and Taylor
OTHERS:Steve Bile, Gary Phillips, and Jim Rieke
Commissioner Lind called the meeting to order at
The minutes of the February 5, 2003 meeting were received and reviewed.It was moved by Stuart Bergstein and
supported by Bob Smith“to approve and file the minutes of the February 2003 meeting”.Approved (5/0).
The Monthly Manager’s Report Summary for February
2003 was presented and reviewed. There were 19 good flying days and 9 poor
flying days. Aircraft movements were lower than a year ago. Fuel sales were low
as well. Movements on 18-36 were down as well.It was moved by Pollack and supported by Taylor“to accept the
Manager’s Report.”Approved (5/0).
1.The terminal building
subcommittee met on February 10, 2003.The committee desires to revisit the costs
and will seek help from a contractor to get accurate pricing.Tom Lind talked to Don Deibert and discussed
the communication that he sent to the commission. In general Don is an airport
supporter but wanted to express his view about promoting
increased activity before a new terminal building.
2.Land Release – No
Discussed the joint EAA/ Barstow meeting for March
6.The commission reviewed the
Bob Smith discussed the changes in terms of security that have
taken place at MBSAirport as a result of the
terrorist’s attacks of 9/11/01. There are 73
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel that serve
MBS now.There were 11 previously.
There are several layers of managers, assistant managers. Currently the
federal government funds the extra positions but
the future is funding sources is uncertain.
Brian reviewed the upcoming lighting upgrade project with the
Tom Lind requested that the electronic gate issue be
reviewed again. With the new emphasis on security it should be looked at. Tom
Lind made the motion and Stuart Bergstein seconded the motion to evaluate the
costs and impacts of implementing electric gates. Passed 5/0.
It was moved by Taylor
and supported by Bergstein to adjourn at Approved 5/0.