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1 Gary Cathey, Chief January 29, 2012 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics

2 2 Aeronautics Organization and Budget Grants and Loans Programs Aviation Legislation Office Updates: Airports, Planning, and Technical Services Outreach: Aeronautics Newsletter and Website Update Hot Topics

3 3 Aeronautics Organizational Chart

4 4 Aeronautics Functional Organizational Chart

5 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics5 Aeronautics Budget FY 2011-12 All grant programs are fully funded for this Fiscal Year (FY) Anticipate full funding for FY 2012-13 as well Gov proposes Transportation Authority; no RIF for Aeronautics proposed; other CT Divisions loose resources (PYs and $).

6 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics6 REVENUE:EXPENSES: 2010/11 FY Aeronautics Funding Projection

7 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics7 Grant and Loan Information Check our website for updates on: 1.Annual Credit grant program - $10K/yr 2.State AIP Matching grant program – 2.5% 3.Acquisition and Development grant – 90% 4.Airport Loans – We have funds available! Detailed program information and forms are at: Click on the Grants and Loans tab

8 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics8 Loan Eligibility: –Cities, counties, and airport districts –Most projects that benefit the airport are eligible, especially revenue-generating –Local Match for FAA AIP grants is eligible Loan Approval Considerations: –Economic feasibility is a major factor for revenue- generating projects such as hangars and fueling facilities –Sponsors overall financial status –Sponsors repayment history on previously funded loans Airport Loan Program

9 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics9 Loan Process –Submit completed application to Department: Go to; click the Grants and Loans tab for complete –Department conducts public and internal hearings –Loan agreement is prepared by Department –State Controllers Office prepares loan payment for disbursement 6-8 weeks after the loan is approved –Total time is 2-3 months to process loan Airport Loan Program (cont)

10 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics10 Loan Conditions –First payment on loan is due one year from the date the warrant was issued by the SCO –Loan terms vary from 8 to 17 years –Simple interest is charged. Current rate is 4.37% –Loans may fund 100%; a local match is not required –Loans are subject to audit Airport Loan Program (cont)

11 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics11 State Dollars for Your Airport State Dollars for Your Airport is on our website: The document can be found under Publications and Forms. This is a How to… manual for airport managers, sponsoring agencies, and ALUCs to better understand the funding programs and application procedures.

12 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics12 AB 511, Assembly Member Yamada This bill would add a section to the State Aeronautics Act. It would require marking and lighting for all Meteorological Evaluation Towers (MET) erected to gather wind data at locations where wind energy facilities may be built. Discussion on this bill stopped late last year but is expected to resume in April 2012. State Aviation Legislation

13 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics13 AB 662, Assembly Member Hueso-Chula Vista This would require that new airport land use compatibility plans that are required to include AICUZ data go through a NEPA review first. If not, the AICUZ wont need to be integrated into the CLUP. The bill is currently inactive. If this status remain for another week, the bill will not be considered for additional debate or future implementation. State Aviation Legislation

14 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics14 SB 446, State Senator Dutton-Rancho Cucamonga This legislation would establish the Ontario International Airport Authority and require the transfer of management and operational control of the Ontario International Airport from the City of Los Angeles to the authority. Discussion on this bill stopped late last year, but it could resume next month. State Aviation Legislation

15 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics15 SB 619, State Senator Fuller-Bakersfield This bill provides an exemption from the regulatory jurisdiction of the state Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) to flight instructors and flight schools. This bill passed at the end of last years session and is now law. State Aviation Legislation

16 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics16 In CY 2011, Aviation Safety Officers inspected 152 Public-Use Airports and 91 Hospital Heliports Updated 5010 Airport Master Records for 131 airports Evaluated 29 schools & State buildings Continue to work with airport and heliport managers and sponsors to improve safety and meet standards Office of Airports

17 Hospital Heliport Dataplates New online tool to locate and get data on permitted Hospital Heliports Google Maps based Search by County or facility name Caltrans Division of Aeronautics17

18 Hospital Heliport Dataplates (cont) Caltrans Division of Aeronautics18

19 Hospital Heliport Dataplates (cont) Caltrans Division of Aeronautics19

20 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics20 $1.3M FAA grant to conduct WHA studies at 10 GA airports in Southern California RFP should be available in February and advertised on BidSync Aeronautics POC: Derek Kantar Wildlife Hazard Assessment

21 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics21 Grant from FHWA to study the socioeconomic value of the States airport functional classification system. Study will also evaluate the system with and without the inclusion of smart growth elements. RFP should be available in February and advertised on BidSync. Aero POC: Derek Kantar (916) 651-0597 Airport Economic Study

22 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics22 Funding from the Division of Research and Innovation to study the role airports can play in the recovery of disasters in the San Francisco Bay Area Study will coordinate with FEMA/CalEMA, MTC, and District 4 Aeronautics POC: Colette Armao Disaster Recovery Study

23 Lee Provost, OTS Chief, Senior Transportation Engineer Parvin Bijani, Airport Engineer Danny Uppal, Airport Engineer Patrick Kyo, Airport Engineer Caltrans Division of Aeronautics Caltrans Division of Aeronautics Office of Technical Services and Programs

24 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics Provide engineering assistance (internal and external). Review and manage State Acquisition & Development (A&D) grants and Federal Aviation contracts and grants. Develop the 3 Year Aeronautics Program based on our Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Prepare School Site Evaluation Maps and AutoCAD drawings for Airports Office of Technical Services & Programs

25 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics 2012 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) $3.62 billion 2,057 projects

26 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics Airport IQ Database (ASM): Airport Managers Current Contact Information

27 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics Acquisition and Development Project Grants (90% State match) 2010 Aeronautics Program: 42 projects, $5.7 Million –First FY 10/11 Allocated, Now need to Allocate 2 nd FY 11/12 –2006 and 2008 Programs plus new Projects rolled into 2010 2012 Draft Aeronautics Program: 18 Projects, $2.7 Million –Draft Submitted to TACA Jan 2012 –Info Item CTC May 2012 for Adoption by CTC June 2012 All projects in the Aeronautics Program will be subject to the Commissions 2010 STIP Guidelines Timely Use of Funds (TUF) policy: A project must be allocated in the year it was programmed. Project Delivery

28 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics Airport Pavement Maintenance System Surveyed 85 GA airports in CA from 2010-2011

29 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics Before After Project completed Jan. 2011. Total project cost $165 K State max. $140 K Blue Canyon Airport Resurface Runway &Parking Ramp $140K

30 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics Before After The Shelter Cove Resort Improvement District received $499,000 max state toward the repaving project with a total cost of $563,000. The District paid $30,000 for resurfacing six parking spaces: three spaces overlay, three spaces filled/rolled with asphalt grindings. Construction began in November 2011 and was completed in December 2011. Shelter Cove Airport Runway Overlay & Restripe Pavement $499K

31 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics31 New quarterly Division of Aeronautics publication First edition published January 2010 Past and current editions available online at: CalAERO Newsletter

32 Airports Website Update Default view on Aero homepage Provides clearer info on Permitting, Site Eval, & HLA steps & processes Provides excerpts from PUC & CCR to help determine applicable requirements Caltrans Division of Aeronautics32

33 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics33 FAA Western-Pacific Region Airports Conference, June 5-7, 2012, Long Beach, CA. Information: National Association of State Aviation Officials Annual Meeting, September 9-11, 2012, Salt Lake City, Utah. Information: Reno Air Races, September 12-16, 2012, Reno, NV./Phoenix, AZ. Information: Association of California Airports Annual Conference, September 14-16, 2012, South Lake Tahoe, CA. Information: Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Aviation Summit, October 11-13, 2012, Palm Springs, CA. Information: Upcoming Conferences /Events

34 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics34 Questions and Answers? Please visit the Aeronautics website at: Thank you!

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