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1 GARY CATHEY Chief Caltrans Division of Aeronautics

2 2 Aeronautics Organizational Chart

3 3 Aeronautics Functional Organizational Chart

4 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics4 Aeronautics Budget Aeronautics Newsletter 2011 California Land Use Planning (CALUP) Handbook to be released in 30-60 days Noise Variance program Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) approved by California Transportation Commission (CTC) Current Events Questions and Answers Hot Topics

5 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics5 FY 2010/2011: No funds were available for: –Annual Credits, Airport Improvement Program (AIP) Matching, and A&D Grants. –$4.0M transferred to General Fund (GF) –Honored grants approved prior to July 1, 2010 –Revenue decreased from $7.0M to $5.2 M. FY 2011/2012: No proposed “transfers” to GF this FY –Elimination of overtime and travel restrictions impair our ability to conduct airport safety and FAA 5010 inspections & other non-core activities –“Budget drill” decreased staffing 5% (1 PY) –Governor’s Furlough Program to end October 31, 2011 for most employees. Aeronautics Budget FY 2010-11

6 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics6 REVENUEEXPENSES 2009/10 FY 2008/09 FY Aeronautics Funding Projection

7 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics7 State Dollars for Your Airport is on our website. This publication is for airport managers, sponsoring agencies, and Airport Land Use Commission’s (ALUC) to better understand the funding programs available. State Dollars for your Airport

8 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics8 Loan Funds: Available on a first come, first served basis. Eligibility: 1.Cities, counties, and airport districts. 2.Most projects that benefit the airport are eligible, especially revenue-generating. 3.Local Match for Airport Improvement Program (AIP) is eligible. Detailed program information and forms are all on the Aeronautics website. Airport Loan Program

9 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics9 Loan Approval Considerations –Economic feasibility; loans are for revenue- generating projects such as hangars and fueling facilities. –Sponsor’s overall financial status is considered. Airport Loan Program

10 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics10 Three to four month loan approval process: 1.Submit complete application to Department. 2.Department conducts public and internal hearings to evaluate the application. 3.Upon approval, loan agreement is prepared by Department. 4.State Controller’s Office (SCO) prepares loan disbursement. Airport Loan Program

11 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics11 First payment on loan is due one year from the date the warrant was issued by SCO. Loan terms vary from 8 to 17 years. Simple interest is charged. Current rate: 5.3323 percent. Loans are subject to audit. Submit application to Department: – htmlfile/grants-loans.php Airport Loan Process

12 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics12 Status of key aviation related bills effective August 26, 2011: SB 619, State Senator Fuller-Bakersfield, District 18 (private postsecondary act, exemptions) This bill provides an exemption from the regulatory jurisdiction of the Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) to flight instructors and flight schools who do not accept payment for their services in advance. The latest-This bill passed in the Senate and Assembly and will now make one more visit to the Senate for concurrence before it’s sent to the Governor. Last amended on July 7, 2011. AB 511, Assembly Member Yamada-Davis, District 8 (aviation) This amended bill would add a section to the State Aeronautics Act. It would provide requirements for marking and lighting meteorological evaluation towers that are erected to gather wind data over a period of time at locations where wind energy facilities may be built. The latest-This bill is now marked as a 2-year bill because it did not make a critical legislative deadline. It may be heard again in legislative committee hearings in early 2012, but not until then. SB 446, State Senator Dutton-Rancho Cucamonga, District 31 (airports) 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. Ongoing discussions and potential litigation. The latest-This bill is now marked a 2-year bill because it did not make a critical legislative deadline. It may be heard again in legislative committee hearings in early 2012, but not until then. State Aviation Legislation

13 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics13 New Aeronautics “CalAero” newsletter is published every quarter. First edition published in April 2009. Current and past editions available online at: CALAERO Newsletter

14 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics14 California’s General Aviation Airports: Links To Vitality. Located on our Website. Available for $8.00 General Aviation Video

15 California Aviation System Plan: 2010 System Needs Assessment. Approved by CTC September 22-23, 2010. It’s a reference for airport managers to consider when inputting projects in the 2011 CIP. Posted on Aeronautics Website. Airport Cooperative Research Program. Many new aviation related synthesis of information reports. Visit: Office of Aviation Planning

16 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics16 Revised edition provides: Update for changes in law and regulation. Update accident data and revise discussion of risk and safety zones. Additional guidance on infill development. Provide more “self help” and templates for ALUC staff and commissioners, particularly for small jurisdictions. Incorporate additional guidance for California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance. Provide information on NextGen and implications for future airport land use compatibility planning. 2011 California Airport Land Use Planning Handbook Update

17 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics17 “Train the trainer” materials on 2011 Update for Caltrans staff. Enhanced public participation included: Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), three public meetings (dispersed throughout the State), and online review. FAQs: FAA grant being used - $320,000. Work has begun by consultant team led by Environmental Science Associates. 2011 Airport Land Use Planning Handbook. Public draft to be posted on Aeroanutics website in September. Expect publication in October, 2011. 2011 CALUP Handbook Update

18 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics18 Noise Issues

19 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics19 Office of Technical Services

20 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics20 Proposed School Site Evaluations Airport Safety Zones Map

21 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics21 Eureka Municipal Airport Slurry Seal and Remarking Project Before After

22 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics22 Before After California Pines Airport Runway Rehab Project

23 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics23 Before After Cameron Park Airport Taxiway Rehab Project

24 Caltrans Division of Aeronautics24 Questions and Answers. Please visit the Aeronautics website at: Thank you!

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