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File #: 18-344    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Business Item Status: Passed
File created: 6/29/2018 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 7/16/2018 Final action: 7/16/2018
Title: SUBJECT: Appointment - Regional Airport Authority REPORT IN BRIEF Consider appointing Rafael Velarde to the Regional Airport Authority. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion appointing Rafael Velarde to serve as a member of the Regional Airport Authority, to a seat with a term expiration of July 1, 2021, and directing the Clerk's Office to continue recruitment for any vacancies on the Regional Airport Authority.
Attachments: 1. Airport Authority Roster.pdf, 2. Velarde Application_Redacted.pdf

 

Report Prepared by: John Tresidder, Assistant City Clerk, City Clerk’s Office

 

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SUBJECT: Appointment - Regional Airport Authority

 

REPORT IN BRIEF

Consider appointing Rafael Velarde to the Regional Airport Authority.

 

RECOMMENDATION

City Council - Adopt a motion appointing Rafael Velarde to serve as a member of the Regional Airport Authority, to a seat with a term expiration of July 1, 2021, and directing the Clerk’s Office to continue recruitment for any vacancies on the Regional Airport Authority.

 

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ALTERNATIVES

1.  Appoint Rafael Velarde to the Regional Airport Authority; or,

2.  Refer staff with direction to resume recruitment of applicants. 

 

AUTHORITY

Article VII, Sections 700, 702, 702.1, 707, and 708 of the Merced City Charter.  Staff was directed to notice vacancies on all Boards and Commissions in June of 2017 (Annual Vacancies Notice).  The vacancies were duly posted in accordance with Government Code Section 57970, et seq.

 

CITY COUNCIL PRIORITIES

Not applicable.

 

DISCUSSION

There are currently two vacancies on the Regional Airport Authority.

 

The City Clerk’s Office has received one application for the Authority from Rafael Velarde.

 

Mr. Velarde’s application and the current roster for the Regional Airport Authority are attached.

 

History and Past Actions:

The Regional Airport Authority was created for the provision and maintenance of public airports and landing places for aerial traffic for the use of the public.  The Authority consists of seven members who serve four-year terms of office.

 

IMPACT ON CITY RESOURCES

No impact on City resources.

 

ATTACHMENTS

1.  Regional Airport Authority Roster

2.  Application of Rafael Velarde