Agenda Information Sheet
CM/ ACM: Jon Fortune
Date: September 16, 2014
Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, Texas authorizing and directing the City Manager or his designee to execute on behalf of the City of Denton an Airport Project Participation Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation relating to design services for construction of a west side runway, connecting taxiways, and apron expansion at the Denton Enterprise Airport; total cost $550,000 with the City of Denton portion $55,000; authorizing and directing the City Manager or his designee to expend funds as provided for in said agreement and to execute documents on behalf of the City of Denton in order to implement the project; and providing an effective date. The Airport Advisory Board recommends approval (5-0).
The request to accept a grant funding offer for a west side runway was approved by the City Council Resolution R2014-025 on June 16, 2014. The Council is now requested to consider an Airport Project Participation Agreement (APPA) with TxDOT Aviation for the design of the project. It is anticipated a separate APPA will be presented for construction of the project to the City Council by September 2015. TxDOT Aviation Staff will proceed with the design process if the Council accepts the APPA.
The design services scope of work will include: constructing and marking west side runway; construcing and marking connecting taxiways from primary runway to new runway; expanding apron and realigning Taxiway 'B'; relocating helicopter parking pad with connecting taxiway; constructing and lighting a partial parallel taxiway for the west side runway; installation of medium intensity runway lights for the rwest side runway; installation of precision approach path indicators on west side runway; installation of a new electrical vault for west side runway; installation of guidance signs; and relocation...Click here for full text