MINUTES OF THE
PRESENT: Woodruff, Siemer, Janson, Pollack
OTHERS: John Palen, Tony Lascari, FBO Representation, Linda Langrill, Tom Ryden
REPORTED BY: Bradd Maki
Commissioner Pollack called the meeting to order at
The minutes of the regular
1. Airport Rules: McManus indicated staff is still pursuing information regarding commercial rules, and will hopefully have more information by the next meeting. Janson asked whether there was a problem with adopting the general rules, since they are ready now, and having the commercial rules adopted at a later time. McManus indicated he had no problem with moving forward with adopting the general rules; however, there should be another commission meeting to formally go over the rules prior to requesting the updates to City Council for adoption. Siemer and Woodruff indicated they supported this action as well. Woodruff and Janson indicated they would support a special meeting so this could be approved sooner rather than waiting for the March meeting to approve the general rules updates. Pollack asked to have the final documents provided to the commission for review. McManus indicated he would set up a special meeting. Janson suggested the rules be posted at the terminal building as well.
2. Sky Taxi Report: McManus recapped the purpose of Sky Taxi
services. He indicated that there has
been some delay due to the fact that the company founder had some recent health
problems and that the business is doing so well that they cannot keep-up with
the demand for plane production. They
are still interested in
1. Runway 18-36 Pre-Design Meeting: Maki provided a brief summary of the pre-design meeting held on December 16th with representatives from MBOA, design consultant (Mead & Hunt), the City and Steve Bile. (FBO). A preliminary design schedule was provided. Also discussed at the meeting was various staging of the construction, materials and the possibility of runway lighting to be added to the project, if the work can be completed within the established budget.
2. Airport Services Contract
(New Item added by Pollack): Pollack
introduced a motion “to request City
Council to notify the current contract holder that the current contract will be
reopened to review and assess the scope of services offered and cost of
providing such services.” This
action was based on community input from sessions conducted in early 2005, and
a request by city council members to review all operating costs associated with
Prior to public comment, Siemer asked whether responses were provided regarding the AWOS system. McManus indicated that we are still looking to obtain further information and the system is still on the 5-year plan. Siemer requested review of the 5-year plan to discuss priorities at the next meeting.
Steve Bile (FBO) commented that they are a part 135 business, with the ability to provide other services.
McManus indicated that the schedule for 2006 meetings is located in the packet and that the March meeting was moved ahead one week to March 14th to make sure all commissioners could attend.
Meeting was adjourned at