PUBLIC SERVICE & TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

FEBRUARY 25, 2004†††††

VIEW OF SWISSPORT FACILITY

MEETING TO FOLLOW AT CONFERENCE ROOM, 2ND FLOOR
AIRPORT TERMINAL BUILDING

Convened: 4:35 p.m.

Adjourned: 6:15 p.m.

 

Present were:††††† Chairperson Councillor Joseph M. Petty

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Michael C. Perotto

 

Also: †††††††††††††††††† City Manager Thomas R. Hoover

†††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† City Solicitor David M. Moore

†††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† Chief Development Officer Philip Niddrie

†††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† Budget Director John Pranckevicius

†††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† EONS Staffperson Thomas Sweeney

†††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† Airport Commission Chairperson Michael Amir

†††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† Airport Commissioner James Delehanty

†††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† Airport Commissioner William Downey

†††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† Airport Commissioner James Powell

†††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk

 

 

1.†††††† Communication of the City Manager relative to Septemberís Economic

Development Initiatives Report Ė Part III

(Massportís Partnership Efforts at the Airport, Telecommunications Contract)

#8A CM September 9, 2003

Recommend File

2.†††††† Communication of the City Manager relative to Octoberís Economic

Development Initiatives Report Ė Part III

(Massportís Partnership Efforts at the Airport, Telecommunications Contract)

#35 CCOctober 7, 2003

Recommend File

 

3.†††††† Communication of the City Manager relative to Decemberís Economic

Development Initiatives Report Ė Part III

(Massportís Partnership Efforts at the Airport, Telecommunications Contract)

†††††††††††††††††† #25 CC December 2, 2003

Recommend File

 

4.†††††† Communication of the City Manager relative to Januaryís Economic

Development Initiatives Report Ė Part III

†††††††††††††††††† (Massportís Partnership Efforts at the Airport, Telecommunications Contract)

†††††††††††††††††† #8A CM January 6, 2004

Recommend Hold

 

5.†††††† Communication of the City Manager relative to Februaryís Economic

Development Initiatives Report Ė Part III

†††††††††††††††††† (Massportís Partnership Efforts at the Airport, Telecommunications Contract)

†††††††††††††††††† #38 CC February 3, 2004

Recommend Hold

 

6.                 Chairmanís Order from Public Service & Transportation Ė Request City

Manager to begin the process of preparing a Request for Proposal to develop

all of the airport property.

In City Council September 23, 2003 - #37 CC

Recommitted to Public Service & Transportation Committee

Recommend Hold

 

7.†††††† Communication of the City Manager relative to requests for proposals for

vacant parcels of land located at the Worcester Airport Industrial Park.

†††††††††††††††††† #8F CM November 18, 2003

Recommend File

 

8.                 Communication of the City Manager relative to funds needed for FY04

Grant Matching Shares/Capital Programs at the Airport.

†††††††††††††††††† #3A CM December 9, 2003

Recommend File

 

9.     †††† Communication of the City Manager relative to several requests regarding

the access road to the Worcester Regional Airport.

†††††††††††††††††† #3A CM January 27, 2004

Recommend Hold

 

10.†††† Communication of the City Manager relative to the contract with Massport.

†††††††††††††††††† #36 CC February 3, 2004†††††††††

Recommend Hold

 

Chairmanís Order request the Administration provide the City Council with a financial analysis of the leases and various operations at the Worcester Regional Airport for the years 2002, 2003 and 2004.

 

Chairmanís Order request the Administration report to the City Council whether or not any of the thirteen (13) airports that have lost scheduled airline service as a result of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 has realized a restoration of service.