For info see ConnectOshawa.ca/Airport.
Deadlines: send correspondence to firstname.lastname@example.org by 4:30 pm Tues May 4 to be added to the meeting Agenda. Comments received after that time and up to Monday May 10 will be provided to committee members at the meeting.
Also, if you’d like to speak electronically at the meeting email email@example.com by 4:30 pm Thurs May 6. Watch the virtual meeting at 6:30 pm Mon May 10th by visiting Oshawa.ca/Webcast
All feedback on the Draft Proposed 2021-2022 Oshawa Executive Airport Action Plan received prior to May 28 will be considered in the preparation of the final recommendation report to be presented to the Development Services Committee and Council for consideration
Check out the list below of the 14 main recommendations (with more details in Report DS-21-44) :
1: Continue to Advance an Appropriate Balance Between the Airport and the Residential Communities
2: Continue to Defend the City’s Interests in Legal Proceedings Involving Canadian Flight Academy Ltd. one of two existing flight schools operating out of the Airport
3: Market the Airport as an Executive Airport and continue to strengthen the role of the Airport as an economic asset to provide high quality aviation facilities that encourage economic growth and meet corporate aviation needs.
4: Advance Opportunities to Restrict Flight Training Schools a) Re-affirm for Transport Canada that the City of Oshawa is Formally Opposed to the Establishment of New Flight Training Schools at the Airport and the Airport Manager will not consent to the issuance of any new certificates in this regard. b) Investigate on Amendment to reduce the number of flight training schools permitted at the Airport from two to one (investigate if the City is successful in legal proceedings involving C.F.A.)
5: Complete Phase 2 of Air Quality and Noise Study
6: Continue to Investigate Process to Establish New Noise Abatement Procedures and Restrictions
7: Explore New Technologies and the Use of Unleaded Fuels
8: Continue to Advocate With Transport Canada for Increased Enforcement of Safety
9: Continue to Advocate With Federal and Local Elected officials
10: Initiate Review of Fees at the Airport relative to the fees levied at other airports..
11: Update the 25 Year Capital Forecast through Annual Budget
12: Continue to Advance Recommendations of the Independent K.P.M.G. Airport Audit
13: review the current status of the 1997 Operating Agreement for the Airport between the City and the Federal Government.
14: Continue to Advance opportunities to improve Public Communications on Airport Matters