Chapter 2.20


2.20.010    Established–Purpose

2.20.020    Membership–Number, Qualifications, Appointment, Removal, Filling Vacancies

2.20.030    Membership–Terms of Office

2.20.040    Organization–Adoption of Rules–Records–Conflict of Interests

2.20.050    Compensation

2.20.060    Officers

2.20.070    Staff–Consultants

2.20.080    Grants–Capital Improvements

2.20.090    Annual Report

2.20.100    Airport Rules and Regulations

2.20.010 Established–Purpose

A.    There is established an Airport Commission for the City of Winslow.

B.    The mission of the Winslow Airport Commission is to promote the Winslow Lindbergh Regional Airport and provide a forum that serves concerned citizens as a focal point for the identification and resolution of issues pertaining to the Airport. The goals of this Commission are to:

1.    Promote the Winslow Lindbergh Regional Airport and support aviation related activities, special events and publicity;

2.    Provide educational service to promote a better understanding of Airport related activities and benefits to the local area;

3.    Review and participate in specific short- and long-term Airport planning efforts and development projects so as to reduce conflicts between Airport related activities and coordinate resources relative to Airport use;

4.    Develop a means to receive and disseminate information concerning the Airport to all airport users and the public;

5.    Provide a forum where citizens’ concerns can be heard. (Ord. 1224 (part), 2014: Ord. 870 2001; Ord. 733 § 2 (part), 1997: prior code § 3-1)

(Manual, Amended, 12/19/2001)

2.20.020 Membership–Number, Qualifications, Appointment, Removal, Filling Vacancies

The membership of the Commission shall consist of five (5) members who shall be qualified electors, and residents within the City appointed by the Council. The recording secretary of the Commission shall notify the Council whenever any member is absent from three (3) consecutive regular meetings; three (3) such absences without cause shall be sufficient for the Council to declare a vacancy in that office. When a Commission member moves from the City, his office shall at once become vacant. Vacancies shall be filled for unexpired terms in the same manner as prescribed for original appointments. (Ord. 1224 (part), 2014: Ord. 733 § 2 (part), 1997: prior code § 3-2)

2.20.030 Membership–Terms of Office

Appointments shall be for a period of three (3) years each, with the terms of the members so staggered that no more than two (2) will expire in any one (1) year. The initial appointments shall be for one (1) member with term commencing on January 1, 1997, and expiring on January 1, 1998; for two (2) members with terms commencing on January 1, 1997, and expiring on January 1, 1999; and for two (2) members with terms commencing on January 1, 1997, and expiring January 1, 2000. Thereafter, all members shall be appointed for full three (3) year terms, except that in the event of the death, resignation or removal of a member, the vacancy may be filled for only the unexpired portion of the term. The terms of all members shall extend until their successors are qualified. (Ord. 1224 (part), 2014: Ord. 733 § 2 (part), 1997: prior code § 3-3)

2.20.040 Organization–Adoption of Rules–Records–Conflict of Interests

The Commission, at its first meeting shall elect officers and fix the time and place for regular meetings. A majority of three (3) members of the Commission shall constitute a quorum. A quorum shall be required to transact any Commission business or take official action, including, but not limited to, adoption of policy, recommendations, reports or minutes. The Commission shall adopt rules and procedures for the transaction of business, subject to approval by the City Council, and shall keep a record of its transactions, findings, recommendations and determinations. A copy of Commission records shall be kept in the office of the City Clerk, and such records shall be open to public inspection. No voting member shall act as an agent or represent anyone on any matter coming before the Commission, City Council or other agencies within the community pertaining to airport operations and development on any matter in which he/she has a financial or closely related personal interest, whether direct or indirect. (Ord. 1224 (part), 2014: Ord. 846, Ord. 733 § 2 (part), 1997: prior code § 3-4)

(Manual, Amended, 04/06/2001)

2.20.050 Compensation

All members of the Commission shall serve without compensation, except that they may be reimbursed for actual expenses for travel incurred in connection with the duties of their office upon prior authorization by the Commission and prior approval by the City Council. (Ord. 1224 (part), 2014: Ord. 733 § 2 (part), 1997: prior code § 3-5)

2.20.060 Officers

The Commission shall elect a Chairperson from among its members annually and shall elect such other officers as it may deem necessary. The term of all officers shall be one (1) year, with eligibility for reelection. (Ord. 1224 (part), 2014: Ord. 733 § 2 (part), 1997: prior code § 3-6)

2.20.070 Staff–Consultants

The Commission shall be supported by City staff to assist the Commission in carrying out its duties under this chapter. The Commission, through City staff, may contact, advertise for bids, or negotiate with planners, engineers, architects and other consultants for professional services necessary to carry out the duties of the Commission hereunder. The Commission shall submit to the City Council the results of bids received or its negotiations with professional consultants, with appropriate recommendations for Council action and the execution of service contracts necessary to carry out the purpose and intent of this chapter. (Ord. 1224 (part), 2014: Ord. 733 § 2 (part), 1997: prior code § 3-7)

2.20.080 Grants–Capital Improvements

Commission to review all grant applications to ADOT Aeronautics, FAA and make recommendations to the City Council. All capital improvements above two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) will be reviewed by the Commission which may recommend action to the City Council. (Ord. 1224 (part), 2014: Ord. 870 2001; Ord. 733 § 2 (part), 1997: prior code § 3-8)

(Manual, Amended, 12/19/2001)

2.20.090 Annual Report

The Commission, not less than one hundred twenty (120) days prior to the beginning of the fiscal year, shall submit to the Council an annual report setting forth the state and progress of its work, a financial report including the amounts of its receipts and expenditures, and such other information as it may deem proper. (Ord. 1224 (part), 2014: Ord. 733 § 2 (part), 1997: prior code § 3-9)

2.20.100 Airport Rules and Regulations

The Commission may recommend to the City Council for adoption regulations not inconsistent with existing laws and regulations of the FAA and ADOT Aeronautics regarding the operation and use of the Airport as well as rules and regulations regarding other facilities connected with such Airport but not considered a functional part thereof. (Ord. 1224 (part), 2014: Ord 870 2001; Ord. 733 § 2 (part), 1997: prior code § 3-10)

(Manual, Amended, 12/19/2001)