TAC meeting notes, February 11, 2016

General Notes

  • Ed Lovell introduced the new director of Parks and Rec: Andre Pichly. He has visited both airports and is interested in seeing how the airport ties in to the community.

City seeks feedback on Alternative Park-n-Ride locations

  • The Park-n-Ride lot near the mall is destined to be closed to make way for commerical real estate ventures. The city is looking for feedback from the public. You can participate in a survey to contribute your comments at: Park-n-Ride Survey

Review of changes to Tracy Municipal Code 2.28 (airport lease).

  • Due to late reception of the change doc, the committee will table it's recommendation until next meeting, and instead entertained comments from the audience. Dave passed out another round of revisions and went over each point.

Other Airport News

  • Capital improvement projects which are being considered:

Bathroom Installation – South Hangar Area

Installation of a bathroom in the south hangar area of the Tracy Municipal Airport


Airport Fund

Hangar Sprinkler Design

Design of a sprinkler installation project for the City owned hangars


Airport Fund

Install ADA Access Door on FBO Building

Installation of a push button ADA accessible door at the FBO building at the airport


Airport Fund/ CDBG

Airport Improvement Items as Specified by City Council:

By Ed Lovell



Current Status:

Next Steps:


Install Solar Lights on the Tetrahedron

Price quote has been received by the contractor.

 Installation of lighting.


Taxiway Reflectors or Lights



Shorten 3 and Remove 1 Obstruction light

Light poles have been removed.

 Shorten light poles and reinstall.


Seal Coat on Runways and Taxiways*

*See below for current project action steps

  •   Grant was awarded by the FAA for Phases 1 & 2.
  •   Construction contract wasawarded on 11/5/14.
  •   Reconstruction of runway 8-26. (COMPLETE)
  •   Reconstruction of runway 12-30 (COMPLETE)


Removal of Aligned Taxiway



Update Airport Rules and Regulations

In process. Revisions being made based on discussion at September TAC meeting.

  •   Review by TAC Subcommittee.
  •   Schedule to go to City Council.

Additional Questions:

  • Rich asked about details on re-publishing the RFP for the fuel island repairs. Ed explained that first the current RFP must be rejected by city council, then the RFP can be re-published.
  • Trina asked about re-calibration of PAPIs. Ed has filed the request with the FAA and we're waiting for them to respond.
  • Mike sponsored review of the development of 144 apartment buildings within the airport safety zone.
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