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File #: 15-16708    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/22/2021 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 1/24/2022 Final action: 1/24/2022
Title: Airport Part 150 Noise Compatibility Study

Title

Airport Part 150 Noise Compatibility Study

 

Action

Action:

A.                     Approve a contract in the amount of $1,349,360 with Landrum & Brown, Inc. for a Federal Aviation Regulation Part 150 Noise Compatibility Study Update, and

 

B.                     Authorize City Manager to amend the contract consistent with the purpose for which the contract was approved.

 

Body

Staff Resource(s):

Haley Gentry, Aviation

Jack Christine, Aviation

 

Explanation

§                     Federal Aviation Regulation, Part 150, Airport Noise Compatibility Planning, is the primary Federal regulation guiding and controlling planning for aviation noise compatibility on and around airports.

§                     The Part 150 Noise Compatibility Study will update the Noise Compatibility Program that was last revised in 1998. This program provides recommendations for reducing, minimizing, and/or mitigating aircraft noise and conflicts related to noise abatement, land use mitigation, and implementation measures. 

§                     This update will identify current and future noise and land use impacts and work to develop solutions within the Federal Aviation Administration’s framework.

§                     On March 2, 2020, the City issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ); 13 responses were received.

§                     Landrum & Brown, Inc. is the best qualified firm to meet the City’s needs on the basis of demonstrated competence and qualification of professional services in response to RFQ requirements.

§                     The Part 150 Study allows Aviation eligibility for grants to implement recommendations.

§                     This activity is occurring on Airport property located in Council District 3.

 

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

The City negotiates subcontracting participation after the firm is selected for this service contract. Landrum & Brown has committed 14.76% ($199,136) of the total contract amount to the following certified firm:

§                     Sharp & Company (DBE) ($199,136) (develop stakeholder outreach program)

 

Fiscal Note

Funding:  Aviation Capital Investment Plan