MINUTES OF THE BARSTOW AIRPORT ADVISORY COMMISSION MEETING

 

March 26, 2013

 

 

PRESENT:      Senesac, Pollack, Siemer, Janson  Hallett

 

LOCATION:  Barstow Airport

 

OTHERS:       Mike Woodley, Dot Hornsby, Todd Tarlton, Tom Ryden

 

REPORTED BY:  Brian McManus, Airport Manager                                             

  

Commissioner Pollack called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m. 

 

The minutes of the regular January 8, 2013 meeting were reviewed.  It was moved by Janson and supported by Siemer “to approve and file the minutes of the January 8, 2013meeting.”   Approved (4/0)

 

The Monthly Manager’s Report Summary for December to February was presented by JT Rairigh and discussed by the commission. Fuel sales were down about 37 % while flights were down 50%.  This could be a sign of the economy in general.

 There was quite a long discussion regarding fuels cost and setting prices.

 

There is still a waiting list for hangars and we are at 100% capacity.

 

SRE building is essentially complete with a few punch list items to be completed in the spring.

 

Snow plowing was up a little last year but below average.

 

  

OLD BUSINESS

 

We viewed another nice promotional video made by an EAA member. It was regarding aviation camp.

 

Aviation Camp will be held June 17-21 this year.  They have a new director.  The camp started in 1996 and has educated over 300 young students.

 

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

FBO

 

Todd Tarlton, our FBO, gave an update on his operations. Business is going very well for him and he is busy. He is about 95% moved in now.
 

 

Capital Planning

 

Brian gave an update on the terminal apron project. The project will be constructed in the spring of 2014.

 

Aerial Zoning

 

Brian gave an aerial zoning update.  The aerial zoning maps have been completed by MDOT.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

None.

 

Meeting was adjourned at 6:00 p.m.