Commissioner Ofer Grossman, Chair
Commissioner Richard Brown Vice Chair
Commissioner Peter Donald
Commissioner David Goddard
Commissioner Stephen Mark
SANTA MONICA AIRPORT COMMISSION
Monday, July 25, 2011
City Council Chamber
1685 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
1) Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance/Roll Call
2) Special Agenda Items / Announcements
Presentation by the City Attorney regarding the conduct of public meetings and the provisions of the Ralph M. Brown Act, which govern open meetings for local government bodies.
3) Consent Calendar (public discussion permitted)
a) Approval of Minutes: June 27, 2011 meeting
b) Non-Aviation Commercial Operations Permit Applications
i) Lot 49 Productions
ii) Commissariat Imports
iii) Beyond Home Theater
4) Airport Management Report
a) Annual Summer Recess – Cancellation of the August Airport Commission Meeting
b) Museum of Flying Update
c) Flight School Workshop – Set for the September Meeting
d) The Next Airport Commission Meeting will take Place at City Hall on September 26, 2011
5) Noise Management (public discussion permitted)
a) Staff will present the monthly Noise Management Report for June 2011 for discussion and information purposes.
6) Old Business (public discussion permitted)
a) Discussion Regarding the Operation of the Santa Monica Airport
The Airport Commission will discuss operational matters and issues pertaining to the current and future operation of the Airport for discussion purposes.
b) The Airport Commission will consider a proposal from an ad hoc committee to recommend to the City Council to pass a proposed resolution to request that the Federal Aviation Administration, the federal Environmental Protection Agency, the federal Department of Transportation, and members of the California congressional delegation work collaboratively to review noise levels, the safety of flight operations at Santa Monica Airport, and to carefully examine the air pollution impact on the surrounding communities and address community concerns about these issues.
c) Proposed Change in the Frequency and Format of Airport Commission Meetings.
Staff and the Commission will discuss a proposal from an ad-hoc committee regarding the frequency and format of Airport Commission meetings and the potential of altering the number of meetings for review and consideration.
d) Commission Goddard: Discuss making a recommendation to the City Council that the City Attorney review whether the prohibition on pattern flying has been properly enforced, specifically with respect to taxi-backs, and make recommendations on what corrective action should be taken if required.
7) New Business (public discussion permitted)
a) Presentation of Commercial Operator Permit Applications for Aviation Related Businesses
Staff will present the following aviation related Applications for Commercial Operations Permits for recommendation to the City Manager: (None)
8) Commissioner Items (Public discussion Permitted)
General information items, announcements, and consideration of future agenda items from Airport Commissioners: (None)
9) Written Communications / Request to Speak (Public discussion Permitted)
10) Commissioner’s Report (Public discussion Permitted)
11) Public Comment
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