Each year, the City of Fort Worth receives a grant offer from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to provide needed routine maintenance items or to fund small capital improvement projects at Fort Worth Spinks Airport (Spinks Airport) with a total eligible project cost in the amount of $100,000.00. This grant requires a 50 percent match of eligible project costs in the amount of $50,000.00, whichever is less. The Aviation Department will utilize operating fund revenue to provide matching grant funds to leverage the grant funds for projects.
Allowable expenses under the Routine Airport Maintenance Project (RAMP) Grant include, but are not limited to, pavement crack sealing, pavement markings, drainage replacement or maintenance, replacement bulbs/lamps for airside lighting fixtures and security fencing. Engineering and design expenses are allowed for small capital projects that include, but are not limited to, public parking areas, hangar access roads and extension of runway lighting systems.
TxDOT does not permit reimbursement of indirect costs in this grant.
Spinks Airport is located in COUNCIL DISTRICT 6.
This contract will be with a governmental entity, state agency or public institution of higher education: Texas Department of Transportation, Aviation Division.