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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRES 11.13.1979 - Tx Aeronautics GrantRESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS TO MAKE APPLI- CATION FOR A TEXAS AERONAUTICS COMMISSION GRANT OF FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS TO BE MATCHED BY TWELVE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS FROM CITY FUNDS TO CONSTRUCT ACCESS ROADS, TAXIWAYS AND SECURITY FENC- ING ON THE GEORGETOWN MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AND TO EXECUTE A GRANT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE TAC AND THE CITY WHEN THE GRANT APPLI- CATION IS APPROVED. WHEREAS, all weather access roads to service the City Hangars and FBO's located along the north -south taxiway do not exist, and WHEREAS, lack of the roads necessitates use of taxiways for all weather access, and WHEREAS, lack of Security fencing in the airport terminal area permit uncontrolled access from public roads to aircraft operational areas, and WHEREAS, these conditions are not conducive to good operational management of an airport, especially for the safety of aircraft using the airport, and WHEREAS, the Texas Aeronautics Commission in their meeting of September 18, 1979 voted to set aside $50, 000 to provide a maximum of 8016 of the total cost in the following airport improvements for Georgetown: Pave taxiways, access roads to hangars, parking apron and install security fencing and did invite the City of Georgetown to submit an application of the Grant, and WHEREAS, the Airport Board recommends that the City make application for the TAC Grant to construct the aforesaid improvements to the extent funds will permit with first priority going to the access roads and fencing, and WHEREAS, citizens were given an opportunity to comment on the projects and to voice their views before the City Council on this date, therefore BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN that the Mayor is authorized to make application for a $50, 000 Texas Aeronautics Commission Grant and to execute a grant agreement pledging up to $12, 500 in City funds to be used to construct access roads, taxiways and security fencing projects approved by TAC in the Grant agreement. PASSED AND APPROVED this 13th day of November, 1979 at a meeting of the City Council of the City of Georgetown, Texas. Le. e ,#Vhn ayor ATTEST: W -T. Walden City Secretary 46