MINUTES OF THE BARSTOW AIRPORT ADVISORY COMMISSION MEETING

 

September 10, 2013

 

 

PRESENT:      Senesac, Siemer, Janson, Hallett

 

EXCUSED:     Pollack

 

LOCATION:  Barstow Airport

 

OTHERS:      JT Rairigh, Tom Ryden, Dot Hornsby

 

REPORTED BY:  Brian McManus, Airport Manager                                             

  

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

 

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

 

The Monthly Manager’s Report Summary for June through August was presented by JT Rairigh and discussed by the commission. Fuel usage and flights operations were similar to the previous year in spite of the rainy spring. Business flight operations were up because of aerial applications including surveying and spraying. Training flights were up a little. Jet fuel sales were up and 100 LL down a little. JT discussed the advantages of having a larger jet on site and the potential for associated fuel sales.  However, a hangar would be needed to house it.

  

OLD BUSINESS

 

Brian provided an update on the apron project. It is on schedule and for bidding in January and construction starting in June.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

1.      2014 meeting dates were approved:

 

·         January 7, 2014

·         March 18, 2014

·         June 3, 2014

·         September 9, 2014

·         November 4, 2014

·         December 2, 2014

 

2.      Discussed the upcoming Map meeting in Lansing. Siemer and Senesac can attend.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

 Dot Hornsby gave an update of EAA and discussed access roads. The May pancake breakfast was well attended with long lines. The new grill was used.

 

Dot would like to see the road extended to the EAA building.

 

Meeting was adjourned at 6:00 p.m.