Section 107-475; Ord. 19140; Authorizing the City Manager to apply to the United States Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration for airport capital assistance grants


Ordinance No. 19140                            Council Bill No. B 289-06

     AN ORDINANCE

authorizing the City Manager to apply to the United States Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration for airport capital assistance grants; authorizing the Public Works Director to furnish information; authorizing the City Manager to execute certifications and assurances; authorizing the City Manager to execute grant agreements; authorizing electronic filings; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.

    WHEREAS, the City of Columbia operates an airport facility; and

    WHEREAS, if the City receives a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration, the contract for financial assistance will impose certain obligations upon the City,  including the obligation to provide the  local share of project costs.
        
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.    The City Manager is authorized to apply to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration, on behalf of the City of Columbia, for capital assistance grants to aid in financing the City’ s airport facility.

    SECTION 2.    The Public Works Director or the Director’ s appointed designee, acting as the City Manager’ s representative, is authorized to furnish any additional information required by the Federal Aviation Administration in conjunction with the grant application and management.  

    SECTION 3.    The City Manager is authorized to execute and file with the Federal Aviation Administration the required certifications and assurances and any other documents required by the Federal Aviation Administration.
        
    SECTION 4.    The City Manager is authorized to execute a grant agreement with the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration, on behalf of the City of Columbia, for aid in financing airport capital improvements.  The City Manager is further authorized to execute supplemental grant agreements for additional grants that may become available during the current federal fiscal year.

    SECTION 5.    The Public Works Director or the Director’ s appointed designee is authorized to review and submit electronically to the Federal Aviation Administration grant applications, quarterly reports, and any other required information.

    SECTION 6.    This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 7th day of August, 2006.