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File #: 21-0834    Version: 1 Name: 6/7/21 Approve Two Supplemental Agreements with the FAA for Facilities at the Ann Arbor Airport
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/7/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/7/2021 Final action: 6/7/2021
Enactment date: 6/7/2021 Enactment #: R-21-194
Title: Resolution to Approve Two Supplemental Agreements with the Federal Aviation Administration for 1) Land Lease Agreement for the Air Traffic Control Tower and 2) Memorandum of Agreement for Navigation, Communication and Weather Aids Located at the Ann Arbor Municipal Airport
Attachments: 1. FAA ATCT Lease Suppl Agrmnt 0421.pdf, 2. FAA Navaid MOA Suppl Agrmnt 0421.pdf, 3. FAA ATCT Lease 0920.pdf, 4. FAA Navaid MOA 0920.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve Two Supplemental Agreements with the Federal Aviation Administration for 1) Land Lease Agreement for the Air Traffic Control Tower and 2) Memorandum of Agreement for Navigation, Communication and Weather Aids Located at the Ann Arbor Municipal Airport
Memorandum
On September 21, 2020, City Council approved two agreements with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for their facilities located at the Ann Arbor Municipal Airport. The first agreement was a land lease for the property that houses the FAA's Air Traffic Control Tower. The second agreement was a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for siting and access to federally owned and maintained navigation, communication and weather aids located at the airport.

After approval by Council and prior to execution by the FAA, the recently adopted John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (Pub. L. 115-232) was implemented and it contains prohibitions regarding certain telecommunications and video surveillance equipment manufactured in the People's Republic of China. The FAA is prohibited from entering into contracts with any entity that uses any of this prohibited equipment because of national security concerns.

After an Information Technology Unit review of our communications and video surveillance equipment, it has been determined that the City does not own or operate any of the prohibited technology. In addition, the City does not provide any electronic services or equipment to the FAA. To comply with the new requirements, the City should approve the supplemental agreements which represents that the City will not provide equipment or services to the FAA and does not use any of the prohibited technology.

The two supplemental agreements are identical other than the reference to the original agreements. The City Attorney's Office has reviewed the proposed supplemental agreements and finds them to be appropriate.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: The proposed supplemental agreements have no ...

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