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The Airport Advisory Commission shall make recommendations to the City Council and staff concerning the long-term, facility and operational needs of the Albany Municipal Airport. They shall consider and make recommendations concerning the capital improvement projects applicable to the airport and the priorities which they believe will best serve airport needs. (AMC 2.26.30, 2015)


Term of office: 3 years

VacantAPPLYWard 1-a12/31/2023
Gar Burroughs  8/23/2017Ward 2-b12/31/2024 2nd
Chuck Kratch   C1/11/2012Ward 1-b12/31/2024 4th
Wes Jones  1/12/2022Ward 3-b12/31/2024 1st
Mel Huffman  1/30/2023Mayor12/31/2025 1st
Theophilus Warren  1/30/2023Ward 3-a12/31/2025 1st
Garry Barnes   VC10/13/2021Ward 2-a12/31/2025 1st

*Appointments within six months of position start date are considered full term.
C = Chair, VC = Vice Chair

All appointees shall be residents of the city of Albany, defined as maintaining their principal place of residence within the corporate boundaries of the city of Albany as they exist at the time of appointment. Should an appointee no longer meet the residency requirement, the appointee will vacate the seat immediately and the appointing Council member shall seek a replacement as soon as possible. (RES 6797, 2019)

Staff Liaison

Robb Romeo
Transportation Manager

Upcoming Meetings

April 20, 2023, 3:30pm
Santiam Room, City Hall

May 18, 2023, 3:30pm
Santiam Room, City Hall

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Meeting Materials

March 16, 2023  Available after meeting 
February 16, 2023  
*Minutes are posted when they are approved by the body at a subsequent meeting.

Serve on a Citizen Advisory Group

Vacancies are filled year-round with recruitment for most groups in November.


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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