Airport Operations Update - City Council Approves Several Airport Consent Items
Charlotte City Council approved several consent items during the Monday, August 25 meeting to ensure Charlotte Douglas International Airport continues to meet its current and future goals. Interim Aviation Director Brent Cagle provides a summary of some of the items approved:

Airport Vehicle Maintenance Mechanic Services Contracts
City Council approved a professional services contract with Carolina Auto Truck and Coach Service, Inc. for vehicle maintenance mechanic services for a term of two years, approved a professional services contract with Global Aviation Services, LLC for vehicle maintenance mechanic services for a term of two years and authorized the City Manager to renew these contracts for up to two additional, one-year terms, and to modify the estimated amounts per year based upon the actual operating needs of the Aviation Department.

Airport Paint Truck Purchase
City Council approved the purchase of one new paint truck from a cooperative purchasing contract as authorized by G.S. 143-129(e)(3) and approved a contract with M-B Company for the purchase of one new paint truck.

Airport Real Estate Appraisal Services
City Council approved a professional services contract with Paul E. Finnen and Associates for residential appraisal services for a term of three years, approved a professional services contract with JC Morgan Company for residential & commercial appraisal and review appraisal services for a term of three years, approved a professional services contract with Absolute Appraisal & Acquisition, LLC for residential & commercial appraisal and review appraisal services for a term of three years and approved a professional services contract with John J. Locke for commercial appraisal services for a term of three years.

Airport Deicing Chemicals Contract Renewals
City Council approved two, one-year contract renewals with Nachurs Alpine Solutions Industrial for providing potassium acetate deicing fluid, approved two, one-year contract renewals with Clariant Corporation for providing sodium acetate solid runway deicing and approved two, one-year contract renewals with Little Hardware Company for providing area solid runway deicing.

Airport Barry Drive Roadway Improvements
City Council awarded the low-bid contract to Blythe Development Co. for roadway improvements, approved a contract to Summit ECS, Inc. for testing services and adopted a budget ordinance from the Aviation Discretionary Fund to the Aviation Community Investment Plan Fund.

Airport Baggage System Closed Circuit Television Module
City Council approved the purchase of a Closed Circuit Television Data Storage Module and associated cable equipment as  authorized by the sole source exemption of G.S. 143-129(e)(6), approved a contract with Johnson Controls, Inc. to furnish and install an additional Closed Circuit Television Storage Module to accommodate the security requirements of the Checked Baggage In-Line System and  awarded the low-bid to AFL Network Services, Inc. for data cabling installation.

Other consent items, City Council approved the acquisition of thirteen properties as part of the Airport Master Plan Land Acquisition program. 

Click here to view the entire August 25 City Council agenda.

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