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File #: 20-1192    Version: 1 Name: 9/8/20 Approve Amendment to Reimbursement Agreement with FAA
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/8/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/8/2020 Final action: 9/8/2020
Enactment date: 9/8/2020 Enactment #: R-20-335
Title: Resolution to Approve an Amendment to the Reimbursement Agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration for Work Related to the Environmental Assessment Study for the Proposed Safety Extension of Runway 6/24 at the Ann Arbor Municipal Airport ($23,166.67)
Attachments: 1. FAA RA 0920 Final.pdf, 2. FAA RA 0918 executed.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve an Amendment to the Reimbursement Agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration for Work Related to the Environmental Assessment Study for the Proposed Safety Extension of Runway 6/24 at the Ann Arbor Municipal Airport ($23,166.67)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and approval is a resolution to approve an amendment in the amount of $23,166.67 to reimbursement agreement AJW-FN-CSA-18-GL-002234 with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), approved by City Council in September 2018, for work needed to revise and update the environmental assessment (EA) study for the proposed extension of runway 6/24 at the airport.

The EA study for the proposed safety extension of runway 6/24 at the Ann Arbor Airport has been underway since 2009. As part of the proposed project, runway 6/24 would be shifted 150' to the southwest to allow for the future widening of the State Road corridor by the Washtenaw County Road Commission. Since there are federally owned navigational aids on this runway, the FAA needs to review the EA study and sign off on the Finding of No Significant Impact. The reimbursement agreement funds the FAA work associated with this review.

The reimbursement agreement approved in 2018 with the FAA was in the amount of $27,914.50, bringing the total to $51,081.17 with this proposed amendment. Those original funds are exhausted and additional funding is necessary as the EA study has continued.

Budget and Fiscal Impact: The reimbursement agreement amendment amount of $23,166.67 will be funded up front by the City utilizing funds budgeted in the approved FY21 Airport Fund Operations and Maintenance budget. Upon completion of the FAA reimbursement agreement, the City can be reimbursed 95% of the actual cost of the agreement through Airport Improvement Program entitlement funds via a grant contract with the Michigan Department of Transportation-Office of Aeronautics. A grant to reimburse the City the initial amount of th...

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