Action Summary




Special Meeting – Wednesday, June 25, 2008


PURSUANT to A.R.S. Section 38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the Show Low Aviation Advisory Committee and to the general public, that a Special Meeting of the Show Low Aviation Advisory Committee will be held on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 5:30 p.m. in Conference Room B on the second floor of the Show Low Library, 180 N. 9th Street, Show Low, Navajo County, Arizona.  The agenda for this meeting is as follows:


1.   Call to Order – Ole Alcumbrac, Chairman

Vice Chairman Bob Adams called the meeting to order at 5:32 p.m.


  1. Roll Call

Committee Members Present:  Robert Adams, Robert Newton, Chuck Moore, Tom Kingsbury, Jr., and Stephen Aeschlimann. 

Staff Present:  Dennis Wiss, Airport Manager; Mary Atteberry, Public Works Secretary; Kenneth Patterson, Public Works Director (arrived @ 6:20 pm).  Council liaison Gene Kelley and guest Zola Hamm.


3.   New Business

A. Discussion of Staff and AAC Responsibilities

The committee agreed to table this matter until Mr. Patterson arrives.


This item was revisited upon Mr. Patterson’s arrival at 6:20 pm.  Mr. Patterson asked the committee how they would like staff to handle citizen complaints/concerns.  The committee agreed that staff should filter all citizen comments, handle the ones that can be handled by staff, with an update to the committee.  Any comments for the committee should be given to Ole, the chair.


4.   Old Business

A. Review of Minimum Standards

Dennis advised the Committee that Council has requested that the members review the minimum standards and submit recommendations for updates.  Mr. Moore suggested that a subcommittee be formed to review and submit changes for the committee to review.  The committee discussed the possibility reviewing the minimum standards by subcommittee, study session and regular meeting.  Dennis indicated that the document was not available electronically and would need to be retyped.  The committee agreed that they would review the document on their own, submit comments to Cari so that she could incorporate them into one document by July 24, 2007, and that they would review the comments at the next scheduled meeting.


B. Review of Flight Plan Assignments

Each member present gave an update as to their assigned flight plan.   Tom Kingsbury, Route 4 – Aircraft Maintenance - questioned the FAA Part 135, and indicated that 135 is air ambulance and charters, not maintenance.  He stated that maintenance would fall under Part 145.  Committee Member Aeschlimann moved to correct the Flight Plan to read Part 145, Bob Adams seconded the motion, ALL MEMBERS VOTED IN FAVOR OF AMENDING THE FLIGHT PLAN TO READ PART 145.



5.   Airport Director’s Report – hand out provided

            A. Rates and Charges Update

            B.  Delivery of New ARFF Truck

            C.  Airfield Signage and Lighting Project Update

            D.  Receipt of FAA Grant

            E. Community Challenge Grant Submittal

            F.   Great Lakes Airlines New Flight Schedule


6.   Summary of Current Events

A. Chairman – absent

B.     Committee Members – Committee Member Aeschilmann thought the Fly In was a great success.


C.    Council Liaison – Thanked the committee for doing a good job


7.   Scheduling of Meetings – Committee members agreed to hold the next meeting on August 6, 2008, @ 5:30 p.m. at the Show Low City Library, instead of holding a meeting in July.  Members also scheduled a meeting for October 22, 2008, @ 5:30 p.m. at the Show Low City Library.


6.   Call to the Public.

No discussion – The committee invites citizen participation regarding the aviation affairs of the City.  Any citizen desiring to speak on a matter that is not scheduled on this agenda may do so at this time.  Pursuant to the Arizona Open Meeting Law, the Committee cannot discuss or act on the items presented at this time, however, the Committee may place an item on an agenda for discussion at a future meeting. 


Zola Hamm addressed the Committee by indicating that tonight’s meeting was not on the online calendar.  She also requested copies of the Minutes from the April 23, 2008 meeting, any future meeting minutes, the new rates and charges and the Flight Plan, so she would know who to address her concerns to.  She also asked if the Grant Dennis spoke of would be able to buy a wash rack for the pilots.  Dennis told her the Grant was specific, and limited to landscaping only.


8.   Adjournment.  Vice Chairman Adams adjourned the meeting at 6:34 pm.



I, Mary Atteberry, do hereby certify that the foregoing minutes are true and correct.


_____________________________                   _______       

Mary Atteberry, Public Works Secretary



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