2017.08.23 COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES

Submitted by Sandra Shelton on Tue, 01/09/2018 - 7:03pm
Release Date: 
01/09/2018

MINUTES

1. ANNOUNCEMENT OF FILING OF MEETING NOTICE AND POSTING OF THE AGENDA IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE OPEN MEETING ACT — Chairman Wes Stucky

Present

Wes Stucky                       Chair (District 4)

David Conway   Vice-Chair (District 2)    

Kevin Potter                     Secretary (District 1)

Jerry Hunter                     Commissioner (At-Large)

Michael Ray                    Commissioner (District 3)                             

Absent

Dave Amis III                    Commissioner (District 5)

Jim Putnam                      Commissioner (At-Large)  

         

2.  CALL TO ORDER AND RECORDING OF MEMBERS PRESENT AND ABSENT— Chairman Wes Stucky

 

3.  APPROVAL OF THE JULY 19, 2017, COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES — Chairman Wes Stucky

Commissioner Ray made a motion to accept the minutes; Commissioner Conway seconded the motion.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter                                              

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 5-0.

Commission Putnam arrived at 10:10 am.

 

4.  AEROSPACE AND AVIATION EDUCATION GRANT PROGRAM — Catherine Taber

A.           Ada City School District - “The Sky is Not the Limit”: The Commission approved an education grant for Ada City School District for a program held August 15, 2017 – June 30, 2018. "The Sky is Not the Limit" aerospace education program was designed by Ada City School District to create an awareness of the aerospace industry as well as to prepare students for the increasing number of career opportunities available in the field of aerospace. It was estimated that 875 students would participate. The requested amount was $25,372.74 and staff recommendation was $15,000. Commissioner Conway made a motion to approve, Commissioner Potter seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 6-0.

 

B.           Cameron University: The Commission approved an education grant for Cameron University for the program held during the summer of 2018. The program goal was to create a program for underprivileged children (K-6) that explores the complexity of the aerospace industry by incorporating facets of engineering, design, soft skills, economics, science, and art. Cameron University is committed to enriching Oklahoma’s aerospace sector through youth engagement, as evidenced by the Applied Mathematics and Aerospace Engineering Summer Academy, offered free to high school students at their School of Arts and Sciences in partnership with Cameron’s NASA program and Fort Sill. Their department would like to mirror this by offering a free aerospace and engineering program for elementary school students.  It was estimated that 100 students would participate. The requested amount was $23,600 and staff recommendation was $10,300. Commissioner Ray made a motion to approve, Commissioner Putnam seconded.

Action Required

 

Ayes -    Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays -   Commissioner Hunter

Abstained - None

The motion carried 5-1.

 

C.           Enid Public Schools - “Elementary STEM Pathway”: The Commission approved an education grant for Enid School District for the program held during the 2017-2018 school year. The Elementary STEM Pathway lays the foundation for students to enter the Pre-Engineering Aerospace Pathway at the high school level. Goals of the program included engaging 5th grade students in cross-disciplinary activities, projects, and problems that were reflective of real-world challenges that may occur in aerospace engineering and improving and increasing teachers' effectiveness and confidence in implementing STEM-centric course content. It was estimated that 650 students would participate. The requested amount was $34,103 and staff recommendation was $9,890. Commissioner Hunter made a motion to approve, Commissioner Ray seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 6-0.

 

D.          For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics: The Commission approved an education contract for the Oklahoma Regional FIRST Robotics Competition, held March 28-31, 2018 at the Cox Convention Center. More than 1,200 students in grades 7-12 would compete in the event. Students were required to use STEM principles to design and build their robots, skills that are critical to the future of Oklahoma’s aerospace and aviation workforce. Various Oklahoma aerospace companies as well as Tinker Air Force Base mentor and/or assist in sponsorship of FIRST Robotics teams. The requested amount was $5,000 and staff recommendation was $5,000. Commissioner Ray made a motion to approve, Commissioner Conway seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 6-0.

 

E.           Fort Gibson Public Schools – Robotics Program: The Commission approved an education grant for the Fort Gibson School District Robotics program held November 2017 – May 2018. The goal of Fort Gibson High School’s Robotics program was to educate students in the engineering and fabrication fields related to electrical, structural, pneumatics, and programming components of modern robotics, fabrication, and machinery. It was estimated that 30 students would participate annually. The requested amount was $3,000 and staff recommendation was $1,600. Commissioner Conway made a motion to approve, Commissioner Potter seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 6-0.

 

F.           KISS Institute for Practical Robotics: The Commission approved an education contract for KISS Robotics' Botball and Junior Botball Challenge Robotics program. The programs were created specifically to attract students of all ages to STEM fields and to get them actively involved, engaged, and excited about solving real world problems.  Workshops and tournaments occur from September 2017 through May 2018. The program serves approximately 3,000 students in grades K-12.  The majority of the contract provides funding of scholarships for Botball team registrations. Scholarship priority was given to inner city and rural schools, and schools serving underserved populations. Mentors were utilized from the University of Oklahoma’s Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering Department, as well as from aerospace companies and the FAA, Sooner Flight Academy and Tinker Air Force Base. The requested amount was $10,500 and staff recommendation was $10,500. Commissioner Conway made a motion to approve, Commissioner Hunter seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 6-0.

 

G.          Merritt Public Schools: The Commission approved an education grant for Merritt Public Schools STEM program.  Students engaged throughout the building and launching of rockets. The experience enhanced students' knowledge of how rockets were designed, constructed, and launched. Math students applied measurements during the launches and created graphs based on the results. It was estimated that 220 students would participate. The requested amount was $1,855.74 and staff recommendation was $1,500. Commissioner Hunter made a motion to approve, Commissioner Ray seconded.

 

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 6-0.

 

H.          MetroTechnology Center – “ACE Camp”: The Commission approved an education grant for Metro Technology Center’s 2018 Aviation Career Exploration (ACE) Camp program. The goal of the Aviation Career Exploration (ACE) camp exposes 7th and 8th grade students to careers available within the aerospace industry. Using a STEM curriculum, students gain an understanding of the history of aviation and aerospace, learn how to identify the various parts of an airplane, and an orientation flight to experience the principles of flight first-hand. The requested amount was $15,640 and staff recommendation was $13,240. Commissioner Putnam made a motion to approve, Commissioner Hunter seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 6-0.

 

I.            Newspaper in Education Institute – Daily Oklahoman: The Commission approved an education contract for The Oklahoman to produce a newspaper insert and workbook entitled "Soaring Oklahoma 2017: Aerospace and Defense." The insert and workbook were used by students and teachers throughout the state and included aerospace and aviation curriculum and careers information. Eight lesson plans were published digitally and in The Oklahoman Newspaper, and delivered in classroom sets to registered teachers. The program runs from October through mid-December of 2017, and reaches approximately 191,000 students. The requested amount was $5,000 and staff recommendation was $5,000. Commissioner Ray made a motion to approve, Commissioner Putnam seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 6-0.

 

J.            Oklahoma Education and Industry Partnership - OK2Grow: The Commission approved an education contract for their Oklahoma Education and Industry Partnership (OEIP) Day program held in July of 2018. OEIP is a partnership among educators, counselors, administrators, industry leaders, government policy makers and members of the economic development community focused on providing relevance and rigor to STEM education/training and workforce development while exposing STEM educators to high value careers in Oklahoma, thereby motivating students to develop and maintain a career pathway, providing professional development for Oklahoma STEM educators.  Three hundred Oklahoma 5th through 12th grade STEM teachers, counselors and administrators were exposed to three of the five wealth-producing industrial sectors in Oklahoma including aerospace and defense. The aerospace and defense day included tours of regional aerospace companies and related workshops in the afternoon. Teachers were empowered to link STEM and aerospace together in the classroom for their students. Emphasis was placed on aerospace careers.  Teachers toured Tinker Air Force Base and the Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center. The requested amount was $10,000 and staff recommendation was $7,500. Commissioner Conway made a motion to approve, Commissioner Hunter seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 6-0.

 

K.           Oklahoma Engineering Foundation: The Commission approved an education contract for the Oklahoma Engineering Foundation engineering fair. The OEF Engineering Fair introduced students to the world of engineering, project management, innovation, and robotics, all fundamental elements of an aviation education. Through seven unique competitions, students were given the opportunity to build, create, innovate, and engineer projects—putting hands-on experiences within their grasps. This year, OEF hoped to partner with the FAA to offer a Solar Powered Drone Competition for students. The program reached an estimated 1,600 students.  The requested amount was $10,000 and staff recommendation was $5,000. Commissioner Putnam made a motion to approve, Commissioner Hunter seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 6-0.

 

L.           Oklahoma State University - Speedfest: The Commission approved an education grant for the Oklahoma State University Speedfest VIII program held June 2017 – April 2018 (Competition April 27-29 2018). Speedfest, in its 8th year, was an exciting, high-speed aircraft design / build / fly competition intended to foster enthusiasm for aviation and STEM in general. There were two flight competition classes: Alpha Class was the Advanced Class for collegiate-level teams. India Class was the Invitational class which consisted of high school teams, and teams of K-12 teachers formed from across the state of Oklahoma. The program reached an estimated 250 participants. The requested amount was $15,000 and staff recommendation was $12,500. Commissioner Hunter made a motion to approve, Commissioner Ray seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 6-0.

 

M.         Ponca City Regional Airport – Northern Oklahoma Flight Academy: The Commission approved an education grant for Ponca City Regional Airport to provide students the opportunity to attend the Northern Oklahoma Flight Academy. The flight academy was held in June 2018 at the Ponca City airport, and conducted its 15th annual one-week summer aviation and aerospace education camp for middle and high school students. This program was established on sound math and science (STEM) concepts and hands-on interaction education with aviation and aerospace presented as a career option for students. The requested amount was $15,000 and staff recommendation was $10,200. Commissioner Conway made a motion to approve, Commissioner Putnam seconded.

 

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 6-0.

 

N.          Rose State College: The Commission approved an education grant for Rose State College's Aerospace Discovery Camp program. Four one-week camps served a total of 80 students in grades 7-10 during June – July 2018.  The goal of the program was to expose middle school students to the excitement of a career in aeronautics and also to expose them to the educational route to those careers through pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The requested amount was $13,602 and staff recommendation was $12,000. Commissioner Putnam made a motion to approve, Commissioner Ray seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

 The motion carried 6-0.

 

O.          Salina Public Schools: The Commission approved an education grant for Salina School District for the program held through the 2017 – 2018 school year. The scope of the program was to introduce students to weather concepts, aeronautical concepts, and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). This included design, creation, and testing of their own gliders, rockets, and drones, and guiding the UAVs either through remote control, programming, and/or first person view.  It was estimated that 850 students would participate. The requested amount was $20,982.69 and staff recommendation was $8,493. Commissioner Conway made a motion to approve, Commissioner Hunter seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 6-0.

 

P.           Southeastern Oklahoma State University – Take Flight!: The Commission approved an education grant for Southeastern's Take Flight!  Aviation Science Camp Program. The camp served 20 students in grades 7-11 during June 2018 in Durant, OK. Campers’ focused on various topics within the broad fields of both Aeronautics and Aviation.  The campers learned about career paths in Aeronautics, dealing with the details of manned flight and/or aircraft design.  With Aviation, the campers were able to grasp what it means to be a pilot, navigator and/or airport operator. Students covered aerodynamics, aircraft design/performance, flight and navigation and weather during the week-long camp. The requested amount was $10,900 and staff recommendation was $6,000. Commissioner Conway made a motion to approve, Commissioner Putnam seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 6-0.

 

Q.          Space Pal USA – Space Camp in a Box: The Commission approved an education contract for Space Pal USA’s Space Camp in a Box Program. Space Camp in a Box provides a unique STEM-focused Air, Space and Robotics Curriculum for children in grades 5-8. The curriculum offers a hands-on approach to learning where students gain knowledge and skills in the subjects of Air, Space and Robotics. The interactive learning environment allows students to discover their natural abilities and gives them confidence to pursue Air, Space, and Robotics and excel in other STEM subjects. The curriculum was designed to be easy to teach and flexible enough to be used in any type of learning environment. The requested amount was $20,000 and staff recommendation was $5,000. Commissioner Ray made a motion to approve, Commissioner Potter seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 6-0.

 

R.           Stafford Air and Space Museum: The Commission approved an education contract for the Stafford Air and Space Museum to add two motion-based flight simulators. The simulators provided realistic motion and have virtual reality capability for a full flight simulation experience. The museum served approximately 10,000 students each year through school tours, summer camps and via walk-ins. The program reached K-12 students and beginning September 30, 2017. The requested amount was $20,607 and staff recommendation was $15,107. Commissioner Ray made a motion to approve, Commissioner Hunter seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 6-0.

 

S.           STARBASE Oklahoma Inc.: The Commission approved an education contract for STARBASE Oklahoma Inc.'s STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) STEM for the Stars program. The program provides hands-on, inquiry-based Aerospace STEM educational enrichment programs to 5,000 Oklahoma 5th graders through traditional STARBASE curriculum provided on day a week for six consecutive weeks, as well as to 6th-8th grad students via STARBASE 2.0, an after school STEM mentoring program. The requested amount was $30,000 and staff recommendation was $27,500. Commissioner Putnam made a motion to approve, Commissioner Hunter seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 6-0.

 

T.           Thick Descriptions – STEAM in FLIGHT: The Commission approved an education contract for Thick Descriptions STEAM in FLIGHT program held in the fall of 2017 through spring of 2018. The program applied to aviation/aerospace through a commitment to science.  Past attendees expressed an interest to learn more about aviation and aerospace.  To support this interest, future camps were tailored to connect the natural sciences with engineering in ways that utilize Oklahoma’s unique resources while offering a fresh approach to kids specifically with a love for aviation. The program was estimated to serve 200 participants. The requested amount was $12,090 and staff recommendation was $6,630. Commissioner Conway made a motion to approve, Commissioner Ray seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 6-0.

 

U.          Tulsa Air and Space Museum: The Commission approved an education contract for Tulsa Air and Space Museum.  This program includes building an interactive, touch screen table that allows students to select a fuselage, wings, and engine(s) in order to build an airplane and see if it will fly. The program explores the four forces of flight through a fun, interactive platform. The program was ongoing from September 2017. The requested amount was $34,500 and staff recommendation was $11,500. Commissioner Potter made a motion to approve, Commissioner Ray seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 6-0.

 

V.           Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust – “Greatest Stories Never Told”: The Commission approved an education grant for the Fly with Banning program which focused on James Herman Banning, the first African American to earn a US Department of Commerce Pilot's License. The program runs from April 1, 2018 through April 30, 2018.  Included in the exhibit were discussions related to the forces of flight, meteorology, math, and aviation history. The program brought STEM education to life and illustrated the value of STEM in real-life situations.  Approximately 50,000 students were served. The requested amount was $15,000 and staff recommendation was $11,500. Commissioner Potter made a motion to approve, Commissioner Conway seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 6-0.

 

W.         Tulsa Community WorkAdvance: The Commission approved an education contract for Tulsa Community WorkAdvance’s Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing Job Training program. The goal of the program was to provide skilled and certified workers to fill the skills gap in the advanced manufacturing industry while providing underserved Tulsans with postsecondary credentials and employment so they can break the cycle of intergenerational poverty. The program grew local talent through technical training and soft skills training thus providing local businesses in power sectors like aerospace and manufacturing access to a pipeline of skilled workers. The program was estimated to serve 40 adult students. The requested amount was $34,500 and staff recommendation was $16,720. Commissioner Putnam made a motion to approve, Commissioner Ray seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays -   Commissioner Hunter

Abstained - None

The motion carried 5-1.

 

X.           Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance – Sky Full of Kites: The Commission approved an education grant to Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance. The week-long Sky Full of Kites project gave elementary students the opportunity to build their own kites; from design, to construction, to flight! The kites served as a model specifically designed to help K-5 students increase their understanding of STEM-related topics and increased their levels of curiosity in aerospace and aviation. In Sky Full of Kites, students were introduced to the history, physics, math, and art of aviation through flight-related lessons in the classroom. The requested amount was $10,000 and staff recommendation was $5,000. Commissioner Ray made a motion to approve, Commissioner Hunter seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Potter

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 6-0.

Commission Potter left the meeting at 12:02 pm.

 

Y.           University of Oklahoma - Sooner Flight Academy: The Commission approved an education grant for OU Sooner Flight Academy Education Programs. The Aviation Science in the Classroom program was held throughout the 2017-2018 school year and the OU Sooner Flight Academy program was held during the summer of 2018. The primary goal of the OU Sooner Flight Academy (SFA) was to provide opportunities for learners of all ages to develop a love for aviation, to learn about the science and math of flight through hand-on experiences, and to set the stage for life-long contributions to Oklahoma aviation and other STEM career fields. Approximately 3,150 students in grades K-12 participated. The requested amount was $49,900 and staff recommendation was $46,750. Commissioner Ray made a motion to approve, Commissioner Putnam seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 5-0.

 

5.           APPROVAL TO PARTNER WITH OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AT NAT’L BUSINESS AVIATION ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONVENTION — Victor Bird

The Commission approved a partnership up to $3,000 with the Oklahoma Department of Commerce and other Oklahoma public and private entities to share exhibit space at the National Business Aviation Association Convention and Exposition, (NBAA) Oct. 10-12, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Commissioner Conway made a motion to approve, Commissioner Ray seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 5-0.

 

6.           AVIATION ECONOMIC IMPACT STUDY UPDATE — Grayson Ardies

Staff provided the Commission with an update on the Oklahoma Statewide Economic Impact Study for the state’s 109 publicly owned airports and four military aviation facilities and outlined the Statewide Aviation & Aerospace Training held September 15, 2017.

Information Only

 

7.           SYSTEM PLANNING GRANT — Grayson Ardies

A.  Contingent on FAA making a Grant Offer, the Commission approved a system planning grant from the FAA. The grant would fund the update to the state’s airport pavement management system as well for OAC staff to conduct the pavement inspections. Commissioner Putnam made a motion to approve, Commissioner Ray seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

 The motion carried 5-0.

 

8.           INDEPENDENT FEE ANALYSIS — Grayson Ardies

The Commission approved a contract with the Alabama DOT Aeronautics Department to conduct an independent fee analysis for the 2017 FAA system planning grant. Commissioner Ray made a motion to approve, Commissioner Putnam seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None

The motion carried 5-0.

 

9.           CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT GRANT PROGRAM - Dale Williams

A.  The Commission approved staff moving forward and contracting the necessary services required to add projects to the 2017 Preliminary Engineering Report Program. The process consisted of the Commission contracting more than one firm to develop preliminary engineering reports for projects listed below. The total project cost was estimated to be $140,000 and was funded with $126,000 of federal grant funds and $14,000 of state funds.

(a.) Chandler Regional Airport – Construct Parallel Taxiway System          

(b.) Mid-America Industrial Airpark – Extend Parallel Taxiway System 1,600ft.

Commissioner Conway made a motion to approve, Commissioner Putnam seconded.

Action Required

Ayes -   

Commissioner Stucky

Commissioner Conway

Commissioner Hunter

Commissioner Putnam                                            

Commissioner Ray

Nays - None

Abstained - None  

The motion carried 5-0.

 

10.         REVIEW OF UPCOMING AVIATION AND AEROSPACE EVENTS — Sandra Shelton

Commissioners will be briefed on upcoming events through the state.

Information Only

 

11.         CONCLUDING REMARKS REGARDING AGENDA ITEMS — Victor Bird and Commissioners

 

12.         ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING — Chairman Wes Stucky

Commissioner Stucky announced the next Commission meeting set for October 4, 2017, at 10:00 am in the Oklahoma Department of Transportation First Floor Commission Room.

 

13.         NEW BUSINESS (“any matter not known about or which could not be reasonably foreseen 24 hours before the meeting”)

 

14.         ADJOURNMENT

 

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