M&C Review


COUNCIL ACTION:  Approved on 2/12/2019 - Ordinance No. 23570-02-2019

DATE: 2/12/2019 REFERENCE NO.: **G-19486 LOG NAME: 55AFW 2019 CARGO ENTITLEMENT GRANT
CODE: G TYPE: CONSENT PUBLIC HEARING: NO
SUBJECT:   Authorize Application For and Acceptance of the Fiscal Year 2019 Airport Cargo Entitlement Grant, if Awarded, from the Federal Aviation Administration, in an Amount Up to $900,000.00, for Airport Lighting and Pavement Improvements, Updated Airport Layout Plan, and Program Management Services at Fort Worth Alliance Airport, Authorize Use of Land Credits for the City's Match, in an Amount Up to $100,000.00, and Adopt Appropriation Ordinance (COUNCIL DISTRICT 7)

RECOMMENDATION:

It is recommended that the City Council:

1.  Authorize the application for and acceptance of the FY2019 Airport Cargo Entitlement Grant, if awarded, from the Federal Aviation Administration in an amount up to $900,000.00, for airport lighting and pavement improvements, updated airport layout plan, and program management services at Fort Worth Alliance Airport;

2.  Authorize the use of land credits in an amount up to $100,000.00 for the City's in-kind local match of ten percent of the project cost; and

3.  Adopt appropriation ordinance increasing the estimated receipts and appropriations in the Muni Airport Grants Federal Fund in the amount of $1,000,000.00, subject to receipt of grant.

 
DISCUSSION:

Each year Fort Worth Alliance Airport is eligible to receive Airport Cargo Entitlement funds from the Federal Aviation Administration based on the amount of cargo activity from the previous calendar year and discretionary dollars available in the Airport Improvement Program. The total amount of entitlement funds available to Fort Worth Alliance Airport this year, is an amount up to $900,000.00.

This year the Fiscal Year 2019 Cargo Entitlement grant will be used to rehabilitate the Runway 16L/34R and Taxiway Alpha centerline lights, miscellaneous pavement repairs, update the Airport Layout Plan, and program management services.

Existing land credits remaining from the original land donation for Fort Worth Alliance Airport will be used for the City's 10 percent in-kind match.

Indirect costs are not eligible for reimbursement.

AVIATION ADVISORY BOARD APPROVAL - On January 17, 2019, the Aviation Advisory Board voted to recommend that the City Council approve this action.

Fort Worth Alliance Airport is located in COUNCIL DISTRICT 7.

This contract will be with a governmental entity, state agency or public institution of higher education:  Federal Aviation Administration.

 
FISCAL INFORMATION/CERTIFICATION:

The Director of Finance certifies that upon approval of the above recommendations, receipt of the grant and adoption of the attached ordinance, funds will be available in the current capital budget, as appropriated, of the Muni Airport Grants Federal 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:
Dakota Shaw (5407)

 
 
ATTACHMENTS
  55AFW 2019 CARGO ENTITLEMENT GRANT_55003_AO19(1).docx
  MC MAP.pdf