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04/03/2018 06D WSDOT Aviation Division Grant; Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field Capital ImprovementsBUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT 1 Item No. 6.D. For Meeting of: April 3, 2018 ITEM TITLE: Resolution authorizing application for a grant from the Washington State Department of Transportation (WS DOT) Aviation Division for capital improvements at the Yakima Air Terminal -McAllister Field SUBMITTED BY: Robert K. Peterson, Airport Director, 509-575-6149 SUMMARY EXPLANATION: WS DOT Aviation supervises the Airport Aid Grant Program pursuant to RCW 47.68 in which the program provides crucial financial assistance to public -use airports in the preservation of Washington's system of airports. Under RCW 47.68.090, any city, county, airport authority, political subdivision, federally recognized Indian tribe, public corporation, or person(s) that owns and operates a public -use airport included in the Washington Aviation System Plan (WASP) is considered an eligible airport sponsor and may apply for WS DOT Airport Aid grant funds. Yakima Air Terminal is applying to the WS DOT Aviation Division for capital improvements at the terminal. In the event a grant is awarded, the funds will be utilized as a part of the airport's local match to rehabilitate the West General Aviation Apron, update the Airport Layout Plan, and design the High Intensity Runway Edge Light system for Runway 9/27. ITEM BUDGETED: STRATEGIC PRIORITY: APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL: Yes Public Safety City Manager STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Resolution BOARD/COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHM E NT S : Description Upload Date resolution 3/28/2018 Type Cowr Memo 2 3 RESOLUTION NO. R -2018 - RESOLUTION authorizing application for a grant from the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Aviation Division for capital improvements at the Yakima Air Terminal -McAllister Field. WHEREAS, the City owns and operates the Yakima Air Terminal - McAllister Field in accordance with applicable Federal, State, and Local regulations; and WHEREAS, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Aviation Division has grants available to airports to maintain and improve airport facilities; and WHEREAS, the Yakima Air Terminal -McAllister Field has been notified that grant funds may be available to maintain and/or improve the Yakima Air Terminal -McAllister Field upon submission of completed grant applications and satisfaction of certain conditions; and WHEREAS, the Yakima Air Terminal -McAllister Field completed an Airport Master Plan Update in 2015, which details a variety of Federal Aviation Administration required capital improvement projects, including rehabilitation of the West General Aviation apron, updates to the Airport Layout Plan, design and engineering to replace the airport's High Intensity Runway Edge Lights on Runway 9/27; and WHEREAS, if grant funds are awarded, will be utilized to assist with matching local funds for Federal Aviation Administration grants received for said projects; and WHEREAS, the City Council deems it to be in the best interest of the City and its residents to authorize submission of a grant application to the WSDOT Aviation Division for available funds needed to accomplish the capital improvements, Now, Therefore, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF YAKIMA: 1. The City Manager or his designee is hereby authorized and directed to submit completed grant applications to the WSDOT Aviation Division to request grant funds for said projects above at the Yakima Air Terminal -McAllister Field. 2. If grant funds are awarded, the City Manager shall bring those grant agreements and contracts necessary to complete the grant transaction to the City Council for approval. ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL this 3rd day of April, 2018. ATTEST: Kathy Coffey, Mayor Sonya Claar Tee, City Clerk