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File #: RS-21-076    Version: 1 Name: Grant Acceptance-Rehabilitate Airport Parking Lot
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/16/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action: 6/8/2021
Title: Consider a memorandum/resolution accepting a Federal Aviation Administration Military Airport Program Grant for the Rehabilitation of the Airport Parking Lot at Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport.
Sponsors: Aviation Department
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Grant Offer, 3. Presentation
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Consider a memorandum/resolution accepting a Federal Aviation Administration Military Airport Program Grant for the Rehabilitation of the Airport Parking Lot at Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport.

SUMMARY

DATE: June 1, 2021

TO: Kent Cagle, City Manager

FROM: Mike Wilson, Executive Director of Aviation

SUBJECT: FAA MAP Grant Acceptance-Rehabilitation of Airport Parking Lot

BACKGROUND AND FINDINGS:

The Killeen Fort Hood Regional Airport (KFHRA) staff submitted an application to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to be readmitted into the Military Airport Program (MAP) in 2018. The MAP is a program available to civil airport sponsors of joint-use military airfields or former military airports to assist in the transition of a military airfield to joint-use operations. KFHRA had previously been a recipient of MAP funds for construction of the terminal building, aircraft aprons, parking lot, and fueling facilities. KFHRA was readmitted into program in 2018 for a five (5) year period and is qualified to receive MAP funds for eligible projects. In 2019 the Airport received a MAP grant to construct a commercial hangar at KFHRA and a second MAP grant in 2020, to help fund the additional cost of the commercial hangar to increase the facility size to accommodate an increase in employees.

The Airport has now been offered an FAA MAP grant in the amount of $277,120 to fund the rehabilitation of the airport parking lot. The American Rescue Plan Act signed into law on March 11, 2021, increases the federal share to 100 percent for Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants, including MAP grants, planned for fiscal year 2021. Under normal circumstances, AIP grant recipients contribute a matching percentage of the project costs.

Acceptance of this grant requires the City to make assurances related to t...

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