M&C Review


COUNCIL ACTION:  Approved on 9/18/2018 - Ordinance No. 23385-09-2018

DATE: 9/18/2018 REFERENCE NO.: **G-19369 LOG NAME: 55AFWRAMP2019
CODE: G TYPE: CONSENT PUBLIC HEARING: NO
SUBJECT:  

Authorize Acceptance of a Routine Airport Maintenance Project Grant for Fort Worth Alliance Airport from the Texas Department of Transportation, if Offered, in the Amount of $50,000.00, Accept Contribution from Alliance Air Services in the Amount of $50,000.00 for the City's Grant Match and Adopt Appropriation Ordinance (COUNCIL DISTRICT 7)


RECOMMENDATION:

It is recommended that the City Council:

1. Authorize the acceptance of a Routine Airport Maintenance Project Grant, if offered, for Fort Worth Alliance Airport from the Texas Department of Transportation, Aviation Division, in the amount $50,000.00,

2. Authorize the acceptance of the contribution from Alliance Air Services in the amount of $50,000.00 for the City's match, and

3. Adopt the attached appropriation ordinance increasing the estimated receipts and appropriations in the Airport Grants Fund in the amount of $100,000.00, contingent upon the receipt of the grant award notification from the Texas Department of Transportation.

 
DISCUSSION:

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 Alliance Airport (Alliance 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 an amount up to $50,000.00.  Alliance Air Services, the company that manages Alliance Airport, will reimburse the City of Fort Worth for 50 percent of eligible costs or up to the amount of $50,000.00, whichever is less.

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 or 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.

Alliance Airport is located in Council District 7.

This contract will be with a governmental entity, state agency or public institution of higher education: (Texas Department of Transportation).



 
FISCAL INFORMATION/CERTIFICATION:

The Director of Finance certifies that upon approval of the above recommendations, notification of grant award and adoption of the attached appropriation ordinance, funds will be available in the current capital budget, as appropriated, of the Airport Grants Fund. This is a reimbursement grant.

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Submitted for City Manager's Office by:
Fernando Costa (6122)
Originating Department Head:
Bill Welstead (5402)
Additional Information Contact:
Shannon Davis  (5432)

 
 
ATTACHMENTS
  55AFWRAMP2019_55004_AO18.docx