2021.12.14 Commission Meeting Agenda

Submitted by Sandra Shelton on Tue, 03/08/2022 - 9:55am
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03/08/2022

OKLAHOMA AERONAUTICS COMMISSION MEETING

TUESDAY, December 14, 2021, AT 10 AM

Oklahoma Department of Transportation

First Floor Commission room

200 NE 21ST STREET, OKLAHOMA CITY, OK

 

DRAFT 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 Commission 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 OCTOBER 6, 2021 — Chairman Putnam and Ms. Post

 

Action Required

 

  1. Election of Officers for Calendar Year 2022 – Chairman Putnam

The Commission will select a new chairman, vice chairman, and secretary who will serve during calendar year 2022.

 

Action Required

 

  1. DIRECTOR’S REPORT— Grayson Ardies, State Director of Aeronautics, and Sandra Shelton, Government Relations and Communications Manager
  1. Choctaw Nation Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Program Site Visit, Oct. 8
  2. National Business Aviation Association – Business Aviation Conference & Exposition in Las Vegas, Nevada, Oct. 12-14
  3. Osage Nation UAS Program Site Visit, Oct. 18
  4. Oklahoma Transportation Research Day – “Aviation and Aerospace Workforce: How drone use can launch us into the next decade” at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oct. 19
  5. Oklahoma Aerospace Forum, Oklahoma City, Oct. 28
  6. McAlester Army Ammunition Plant Tour, McAlester, Nov. 16
  7. Advanced Mobility Advisory Council Initial Meeting, Nov. 19
  8. L3 Harris Aeromet Ribbon Cutting, Tulsa, Nov. 19

 

Information Only

 

  1. AERO CAUCUS Experimental Aircraft Association Discovery Flights Event – Ms. Shelton

The Commission will be briefed on the Aero Caucus Discovery Flights held at the Guthrie-Edmond Regional Airport on October 7.

 

Information Only

 

  1. 2021 Oklahoma Women in Aviation & Aerospace Day Luncheon Event – Ms. Shelton

The Commission will be briefed on the Oklahoma Women in Aviation & Aerospace Day Luncheon Event hosted at AAR Corporation in Oklahoma City on November 5.

 

Information Only

 

  1. FINANCIAL REPORT — Mr. Wadsworth

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

 

Information Only

 

  1. Airport strategic planning meetings – Director Ardies and Nick Young, Airports Division Manager

The Commission will be briefed on strategic planning meetings that have occurred between OAC staff and various airport representatives.

  1. Durant Regional Airport, Oct. 15
  2. Max Westheimer Airport, Oct. 26
  3. Oklahoma City Airport Trust, Nov. 15
  4. Mid-America Industrial Airpark, Nov. 22
  5. Ponca City Regional Airport, Nov. 23
  6. Madill Municipal Airport, Nov. 29
  7. Duncan Regional Airport, Nov. 30

 

Information Only

 

  1. LEGISLATIVE, CONGRESSIONAL AND REGULATORY UPDATE — Director Ardies and Ms. Shelton

The Commission will be briefed on legislation and public policy issues concerning airports, aviation and aerospace and Commission legislative initiatives for the 2022 Legislative session.

  1. State Congressional Redistricting
  2. 2022 Legislative Session
  3. Congressional Update

 

Information Only

 

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

The Commission will be briefed on the following:

    1. Application Process for Schools Wishing to Implement the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) High School Aviation Curriculum—window opened Nov. 16
    2. Commission’s Invitation to Host the AOPA High School Teacher Professional Development Program—Summer 2022
    3. AOPA High School Virtual National STEM Symposium, Nov. 16
    4. Norman Public School’s Visit to Ada City Schools Aviation Laboratories, Nov. 2
    5. Visit to Mid-America Technology Center with Senator Jessica Garvin to Discuss Possible Implementation of Choose Aerospace Curriculum, Nov. 1
    6. Lunch Meeting with Senator Zack Taylor to Discuss the Possibility for Students to Receive CORE Credit for Completing AOPA Coursework, Nov. 22
    7. Meeting to Determine How Best to Roll Out the Implementation of the AOPA Curriculum through Home School Cooperatives, Nov. 18
    8. Recent Schools Visited about Implementation of AOPA Curriculum
    9. Future Regional Aero Education Summits

 

Information Only

 

  1. FAA Workforce Development Grant – Director Ardies and Ms. Kedy

The Commission will be briefed on the Aircraft Pilots Workforce Development Grant. The grant was created under Section 625 of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 to develop programs that will support the education of future aircraft pilots and the development of the aircraft pilot workforce. OAC has recruited a statewide consortium of partners to develop and implement the program.

 

Information Only

 

  1. COMMERCIAL AIR SERVICE STUDY – Director Ardies

The Commission will consider authorizing staff to move forward with a RFP/RFQ process to select a consultant and partnering with the Department of Commerce for conducting an initial statewide air service study to support the proposed commercial air service incentive program that is a part of the Commission’s 2022 legislative agenda. 

 

Action Required

 

  1. AIRPORT CONSTRUCTION GRANT PROGRAM — Ben Naghavi, Airport Engineer
  1. The Commission will be briefed on an amendment to state grant ADM-20-FS for reconstructing taxiway alpha and constructing taxiway echo to serve runway 13 end, installing medium intensity taxiway lights and LED guidance signs at Ardmore Municipal Airport. The amendment will allow for line-item adjustments due to liquidated damages. Funding will be moved from construction to engineering/inspection to offset costs due to the increase in time on the project. The amendment will not increase the Commission’s previously approved share.

 

Information Only

 

  1. The Commission will be briefed on an amendment to state grant 1K8-20-FS for rehabilitating and widening runway 18-36, installing medium intensity runway lights and PAPIs at South Grand Lake Regional Airport (Ketchum). The amendment will allow for line-item adjustments due to liquidated damages. Funding will be moved from construction to engineering, sponsor losses and a permit extension to offset costs due to the increase in time on the project. The amendment will not increase the Commission’s previously approved share.

 

Information Only

 

  1. FIVE-YEAR AIRPORT CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM – Mr. Young

The Commission will consider amending the 2022-2026 Airport Construction Program to add the following proposed hangar development projects as a part of the hangar loan and grant program.  Proposed projects, the sponsor’s preference for grant or loan, the estimated Commission share, and potential hangar size/type are listed below.

    1. Ardmore Municipal Airport: Loan – $600,000 – 70,000sf MRO Hangar
    2. Grove Regional Airport: Grant – $300,000 – 100’x100’ Box Hangar
    3. Okemah Municipal Airport: Grant – $300,000 – 60’x60’ Box & 8-unit T-Hangar
    4. Pauls Valley Municipal Airport: Grant – $300,000 – 100’x100’ Box Hangar
    5. Stan Stamper Municipal Airport (Hugo): Grant – $45,000 – (4) 42’ x 30’ Box Hangars
    6. Stroud Municipal Airport: Grant – $180,000 – 9-unit T-Hangar
    7. Thomas Municipal Airport: Loan – $600,000 – 100’x100’ & (3) 50’x50’ Box Hangars

 

Action Required

 

  1. 2021 AIRPORT CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM update —Kelly Fincannon, Chief Airport Engineer, and Ben Naghavi, Airport Engineer

The Commission will be briefed on the projects in the Airport Construction Program that were completed during 2021 and updated on the year’s engineering efforts for Federal and State funded projects.   

 

Information Only

 

  1. AIRPORT PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM UPDATE — Mr. Fincannon and
    Mr. Naghavi

The Commission will be briefed on the Airport Pavement Management System.

 

Information Only

 

  1. Oklahoma AIRPORT SYSTEM PLAN update — Mr. Young

The Commission will be briefed on the status of the Oklahoma Airport System Plan project.

 

Information Only

 

  1. Oklahoma military airspace compatibility assessment mapping portal project Update – Director Ardies and Thomas Galloway, Aviation Program Manager

The Commission will be briefed on the status of the Oklahoma Military Airspace Compatibility Assessment Mapping Portal (OMACAMP) Project.

 

Information Only

 

  1. AIRCRAFT PILOT AND PASSENGER PROTECTION ACT (APPPA) Update —
    Mr. Galloway

The Commission will be briefed on the number of APPPA permits that have been issued or denied and other APPPA actions that have occurred during 2021.

 

Information Only

 

  1. Wind Energy Development Act Compliance – Mr. Young

The Commission will be briefed on the 2021 submittals in compliance with Title 17 requirements.

 

Information Only

 

  1. REVIEW OF 2021 AVIATION AND AEROSPACE EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES —
    Ms. Shelton

The Commission will be briefed on events and activities OAC participated in during 2021.

 

Information Only

 

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

 

  1. ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING — Chairman Putnam

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

 

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

 

  1. 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, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation at 200 NE 21st Street, Oklahoma City, OK  73105 at 10:00 a.m. Monday, December 13, 2021, and the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission website at 10:00 a.m. Monday, December 13, 2021.

 

 

_______________________________

Chris Wadsworth

Chief of Staff                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                             12.10.2021  12:05 PM

 

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