10.06.2021 COMMISSION MEETING AGENDA

Submitted by Sandra Shelton on Tue, 10/05/2021 - 10:35am
Release Date: 
10/05/2021

OKLAHOMA AERONAUTICS COMMISSION MEETING

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2021, AT 10:00 AM

OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

FIRST FLOOR COMMISSION ROOM

200 NE 21ST STREET, OKLAHOMA CITY, OKlahoma

 

AGENDA

 

 

  1. Announcement of COMPLIANCE WITH THE OPEN MEETING AcT, filing of meeting notice, and posting of the agenda — Chairman James “Jim” Putnam, and Chris Wadsworth, Chief of Staff

Pursuant to the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act, this meeting shall be held at the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) First Floor Conference Room, 200 NE 21st Street in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

 

The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission Meeting is open to the general public, but it is also available to watch through the link listed below:

To watch:

Public access meeting link: https://video.ibm.com/channel/CKEfwftDGHz

Make sure the volume on your PC (or other device) and the Ustream volume are turned up.

 

The meeting will be electronically recorded and audio livestreamed from 200 NE 21st St., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105.

 

Public Access to complete Commission Packet: www.oac.ok.gov

 

  1. CALL TO ORDER AND RECORDING OF MEMBERS PRESENT AND ABSENT — Chairman Putnam and Andrea Post, Executive Assistant to Director Ardies

 

  1. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE AERONAUTICS COMMISSION MEETING ON August 11, 2021 — Chairman Putnam and Ms. Post

 

Action Required

 

  1. Introduction of chief AIRPORT engineer – Grayson Ardies, State Director of Aeronautics

The Commission will be introduced to the agency’s new chief airport engineer Kelly Fincannon.

 

Information Only

 

  1. Director’s Report – Director Ardies
    1. Meeting with Oklahoma City Chamber regarding 2022 Legislative Agenda, Aug. 3
    2. Announcement of Global Transportation and Industrial Park in Ardmore, Aug. 4
    3. Tinker and the Primes Conference in Midwest City, Aug. 10-12
    4. Meeting with Atoka Airport, Aug. 13
    5. Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) XPONENTIAL Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, Aug. 16-19
    6. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airports District Office virtual biannual meeting, Aug. 19
    7. South Oklahoma City Chamber Membership Meeting – Aug. 25
    8. Meeting with the University of Oklahoma’s Radar Innovation Laboratory and Craig Smith of the Oklahoma Space Industry Development Authority, Aug. 30
    9. Tour of National Weather Center and Oklahoma Mesonet, Aug. 30
    10. Oklahoma Military Airspace Compatibility Assessment Mapping Portal (OMACAMP) Steering Committee Meeting, Aug. 31
    11. Sand Springs William R Pogue Airport Meeting, Sept. 2
    12. Oklahoma Municipal League Conference, Sept. 7 – 9
    13. Norman Chamber of Commerce Aviation/Transportation Breakfast, Oct. 1
    14. OAOA Quarterly Board Meeting in El Reno, Oct. 5

 

Information Only

 

  1. Recap of Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh event – Director Ardies

The Commission will be briefed on the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission’s participation at the EAA AirVenture event in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, July 26 – August 1, 2021. OAC participated with several other Oklahoma entities to host a booth at this event.

 

Information Only

 

  1. National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) Annual Convention Report and Annual Dues – Director Ardies

The Commission will be briefed on the NASAO annual conference held in Colorado Springs, Colorado, September 11 – 15, 2021, and will consider approving $11,280 for annual membership dues in the National Association for State Aviation Officials (NASAO) for Oct. 1, 2021, through Sept. 30, 2022.

 

Action Required

 

  1. Financial Report – Chris Wadsworth, Chief of Staff

The Commission will be briefed on current budget figures for FY2022.

 

Information Only

  1. aviatIon and aerospace education update – Director Ardies and Paula Kedy, Aerospace and Aviation Education Coordinator

The Commission will be briefed on the following:

    1. Southwest Central Region Aero Ed Summit in Lawton, July 23
    2. Grand Opening of the Okmulgee Public Schools Center for Aerospace and Technology Innovation, Aug. 10
    3. Grand Opening of Innovation Center in Pryor, Sept. 10
    4. Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Program
    5. Aerospace and Aviation Education Grant Program

 

Information Only

 

  1. LEGISLATIVE, CONGRESSIONAL AND REGULATORY UPDATE — Director Ardies and Sandra Shelton, Communications and Government Affairs Coordinator  
  1. House of Representatives Interim Studies Regarding Aviation and Aerospace
    1. Drift Liability and Aerial Application by Representative Carl Newton
    2. Oklahoma Space Industry Development Authority by Representative Tammy Townley

 

Information Only

 

  1. 2022 Legislative Agenda
    1. Removing the Cap on Aircraft Excise Tax
    2. Appropriation for the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission
    3. Commercial Air Service Incentives
    4. Unmanned Aircraft Systems & Advanced Air Mobility

 

Action Required

 

  1. AERONAUTICS COMMISSION ACT AS AGENT FOR OSIDA – Nick Young, Airports Division Manager

The Commission will consider granting its approval for staff to move forward in accordance with Title 3, Section 85 of Oklahoma State Statutes to act as the agent for the Oklahoma Space Industry Development Authority (OSIDA) for the Clinton-Sherman Airport for planning, construction project prerequisites, consultant selection, ACIP implementation, construction oversight, and project closeout for the next five (5) years.

 

Action Required

 

  1. Airport Passport mobile Application – Director Ardies and Thomas Galloway, Aviation Program Manager

The Commission will be briefed on a proposal to develop a mobile application which will serve as a digital Airfield Directory (AFD), Recreational Aviation Directory, and a mobile aviation passport for pilots and users of the Oklahoma Airports System and will consider authorizing staff to move forward with developing the application at an estimated cost of $70,000.

 

Action Required

 

  1. Five-Year Airport Construction Program – Mr. Young
    1. The Commission will consider approving an amendment to the Five-year Airport Construction Program to identify eight locations to install or replace the Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS) at airports within the Oklahoma Airport System for an estimated total cost of $1,250,000. Individual projects will be broken out into individual ACP pages as they are approved.

 

Action Required

 

    1. The Commission will consider approving an amendment to the Five-year Airport Construction Program that will amend a previously approved FY 2023 project at the Atoka Municipal Airport to conduct the environmental and preliminary design for a new airport location. The amendment will split the project into two phases and slide Phase I – Preliminary Airport Siting Study – forward to FY 2022 at an estimated cost of $150,000. Phase II of the project will be for the environmental and preliminary design, which will remain in FY 2023 with an estimated total project cost of $300,000.

 

Action Required

  1. Approval to proceed with request for qualifications for AWOS program – Mr. Young

The Commission will consider authorizing staff to move forward with a statewide AWOS program by beginning a Request for Qualifications process and developing statements of work and an estimate of costs for the FY 2022 grant cycle.

 

Action Required

 

  1. APPROVAL TO PARTNER WITH THE OKLAHOMA AIRPORT OPERATORS ASSOCIATION FOR THE WOMEN IN AVIATION & AEROSPACE DAY LUNCHEON — Director Ardies and Ms. Shelton

The Commission will consider approving a partnership of $1,000 with the Oklahoma Airport Operators Association to sponsor a luncheon event celebrating past and present women in aviation and aerospace, November 5, 2021, at AAR on Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City.

 

Action Required

 

  1.      REVIEW OF UPCOMING AVIATION AND AEROSPACE EVENTS — Ms. Shelton

The Commission will be briefed on upcoming events throughout the state.

 

Information Only

 

  1.      Schedule of 2022 Aeronautics Commission Meetings — Mr. Wadsworth

The Commission will discuss and consider approving the time, date and place for its regularly scheduled meetings for calendar year 2022. Oklahoma law requires public bodies to give notice in writing by Dec. 15 of each calendar year of the schedule showing the date, time and place of the regularly scheduled meetings of such public bodies for the following calendar year. The proposed 2022 dates are as follows and the proposed time is 10:00 a.m.

 

  1. Wednesday, January 26, 2022
  2. Wednesday, March 9, 2022
  3. Wednesday, May 11, 2022
  4. Wednesday, July 13, 2022 
  5. Wednesday, August 10, 2022
  6. Wednesday, October 12, 2022
  7. Wednesday, December 7, 2022

 

Action Required

 

18.   CONCLUDING REMARKS REGARDING AGENDA ITEMS — Director Ardies and Commissioners

 

Information Only

 

19.     ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING — Chairman Putnam

        The Commission will announce the date, time and place for the next Commission meeting.

 

Information Only

 

20.   NEW BUSINESS (“any matter not known about or which could not be reasonably foreseen 24 hours before the meeting”)

 

21.   AdjournmenT

 

This notice was posted prominently and publicly at the principal offices of the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission at 110 N Robinson, Suite 200, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102 and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation at 200 NE 21st Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73105 on October 5, 2021, at 10:00 a.m.

 

_______________________________

Chris Wadsworth

Chief of Staff                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                         10/05/2021  8:20:00 A.M.

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