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The Airport Advisory Commission is established by the Albany City Council to advise the City Council concerning efficient management, operation, and development of the Albany Municipal Airport and all of its related operations, facilities, and assets.*


Term of office: 2 years

John Harshberger, Sr.7/13/2016Ward 3-a12/31/2020 2nd
Heath Kasper C4/28/2010Ward 2-a12/31/2020 5th
Richard Kay VC1/8/2014Ward 1-a12/31/2020 3rd
John Pascone4/28/2010Mayor12/31/2020 5th
Charles Kizer1/22/2020Ward 3-b12/31/2021 1st
Gar Burroughs8/23/2017Ward 2-b12/31/2021 2nd
Chuck Kratch1/11/2012Ward 1-b12/31/2021 5th

C = Chair, VC = Vice Chair   Find your council ward

Staff Liaison

Jon Goldman
Utility Superintendent - Transportation

Upcoming Meetings

April 16, 2020, 3:30pm
Santiam Room, City Hall

May 21, 2020, 3:30pm
Santiam Room, City Hall

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Meeting Materials

DateAgendaApproved MinutesAudio
March 19, 2020
(Meeting canceled)
January 16, 2020  Available after meeting 

*It shall have no independent authority except as may be delegated to it from time to time by ordinances, resolutions, or motions made by the City Council. The Commission shall consider and make recommendations to the City Council on matters concerning operation, enhancement, development, financial stability, and improvement of the airport. This list is not exclusive and shall include periodic review of the performance of fixed base operator(s) and other persons or entities having commercial relationships with the airport. The Commission shall also make recommendations, as appropriate, concerning municipal support services to the airport such as fuel and facilities and shall make recommendations concerning annual City funding for the airport, revenue development, or enhancement. No fewer than four commissioners shall have their principal place of residence within Albany's jurisdictional city limits. By City Council policy, persons who have a significant financial interest in the Commission's airport considerations will not be appointed. (Ord. 5730, 2010; or AMC 2.25).

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Member & Staff Manual

This manual is intended to function as both a guideline and a governing framework for the City’s standing and ad hoc advisory groups.

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