SANTA TERESA AIRPORT ADVISORY BOARD MEETING ON NOVEMBER 17 2011

SANTA TERESA AIRPORT ADVISORY BOARD MEETING ON NOVEMBER 17 2011

Meeting Date: 
Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 3:00pm
Agenda: 

Doña Ana County Airport at Santa Teresa
Airport Advisory Board
Meeting, November 17, 2011 at 3:00 PM
Airport Manager’s Office

1. Call to order

2. Determination of quorum, introduction of new board members, and acknowledgment of guests

3. Approval of board minutes

4. Presentations by invitees
a. WHPacific will solicit input concerning runway closure alternatives for period of runway construction.
b. Tenants will discuss security at the Airport.

5. Comments and suggestions by tenants and the public
6. Old business

a. Suspension of Customs Processing at the Doña Ana County International Airport
b. Safety issues

(1) Status of request for County matching funds to repair damage (cracks, erosion) to older sections of runway (New Mexico Department of Transportation, Aviation Division, has agreed to fund half the cost) (estimated total cost $500,000)
(2) Impact of runway/airport closure during runway rehabilitation (discussion by Joe Alexa from WHPacific)
(3) Status of Automated Weather Observing System (AWOS)
(4) Status of water/fire suppression issues

c. Vandalism at Dona Ana County Airport
d. Goals, objectives, and measures of performance for FY 12
e. Public construction

(1) T-Hangars (projected completion date –/–/11)
(2) Multi-purpose Emergency Response Center (projected completion date 06/01/12)
(3) Acquisition of BLM land (Status of letter to FAA requesting acquisition of BLM land for crosswind runway)
(4) Current runway reconstruction (unfunded) or, in the alternative, runway and taxiway refurbishment and re-shouldering (unfunded)

f. Airport Advisory Board long-term projects

(1) West taxiway construction
(2) Crosswind runway and taxiway construction
(3) Automated Weather Observing System (AWOS) upgrade

g. New airport businesses and private construction
h. Regulating the use of county-owned hangars
i. New Mexico Pilots’ Association
(1) Amigo Arisho October 21-23, 2011
(2) New Mexico's Centennial celebration
j. Land swap for new airport entrance (requires congressional or regulatory action)
k. Airspace issues
l. Litigation update

7. New Business
a. Airport Manager’s Report
b. FAA authorization and appropriations bills
c. Economic Development Committee
d. Change ICAO designation of the Dona Ana County Airport

8. Board Member comments and suggestions

9. Announcement of next meeting (December 8, 2011, 3:00 P.M., Airport Manager’s Office, Dona Ana County Airport)

10. Adjournment

THIS AGENDA IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
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