MINUTES OF THE BARSTOW AIRPORT ADVISORY COMMISSION MEETING
June 1, 2010
PRESENT: Senesac, Siemer, Hallett, Pollack, Janson,
OTHERS: JT Rairigh, Mike Woodley, Dot Hornsby
REPORTED BY: Brian McManus
Commissioner Pollack called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.
The minutes of the regular March 23, 2010 meeting was received and reviewed. The minutes were moved by Siemer and supported by Janson “to approve and file the minutes of the March 23, 2010 meeting.” Approved (5/0).
The Monthly Manager’s Report Summary for March 2010 through May 2010 was presented and reviewed by J.T. Rairigh. Aircraft movements were very similar to May of 2009.There were 74 good flying days and 18 poor flying days for this period, as compared to 73 good flying days and 19 poor flying days for this same period last year. Fuel sales were up 32 % over the previous year. Ray Senesac requested that the charts with longer term data (one year) be provided to the commission that would show fuels sales, and monthly movements.
It was moved by Siemer and supported by Janson “to accept the Monthly Manager’s Report Summary.” Approved (5/0)
The Airport Maintenance Status Report was provided by J.T. Rairigh. We have been doing a lot of mowing this summer with all of the rain. All city hangars are being utilized but the waiting list is down. A few private hangars are open. We have about 49 planes and 100 pilots. We will be spraying for grubs in a few weeks and doing some pavement crack sealing.
Aerial Zoning Status Report
The aerial zoning committee through MBS has not met yet but will in a few weeks. A report will be provided after that meeting. Ray Senesac is a representative for the City.
After much discussion on the merits of various projects it was moved by Matt Janson and supported by Jack Hallett that the Snow Removal Equipment Building and Security Fencing in the vicinity of the airport entrance are our top priorities. Approved 5/0. Mead and Hunt will need to formalize the cost estimate.
Also it was moved by Ray Senesac and supported by Matt Janson that a subcommittee be initiated to develop a project priority analysis system tool to help with the Capital Planning. The issue was discussed at length at the previous meeting. Matt Janson, Ray Senesac, and Rich Siemer were chosen. Passed 5/0.
Dot Hornsby spoke about various items. We have an active pilots group in our EAA Chapter 1093. They helped support and Aviation Camp again this year. It will be held June 14-19 and 16 students are signed up. Linda Langrill and Janine Rairigh are helping organize it. The first pancake breakfast was held on May 1 and 450 people attended even with all of the rain. The next one is June 26 and then September 11. The EAA had a float for the Memorial Day parade even though it was cancelled. The EAA has provided four scholarships this year for young people to take flying lessons.
Meeting was adjourned at 6:10 p.m.