to the intergovernmental agreement between the city and the Oregon Department of Aviation, in the amount of $18,771.57, for additional taxiway sign painting, and authorize the city manager to execute all necessary documents relating to the Amendment on behalf of the city, and to authorize the city manager to apply for FAA entitlement money for this work which requires a five percent local match equaling $928.58. The motion carried unanimously in a voice vote.
Consideration of recommendation from Destination Newport Committee to expend room tax contingency funds for a PDXposed winter episode and bonus commercials. McConnell explained that the request has been forwarded from the Destination Newport Committee. It was noted that PDXposed is moving from KGW to Fox, and segments will be aired twice as much than at KGW. MOTION was made by Patrick, seconded by Bertuleit, to accept the recommendation from the Destination Newport Committee to expend $20,000 from room tax contingency funds for a PDXposed winter episode plus bonus commercials, and authorize the city manager to execute all necessary contract documents on behalf of the City Council. Patrick asked whether PDXposed could use any existing footage. The motion carried unanimously in a
Designation of voting delegate for the 84th
annual League of Oregon Cities
Conference. MOTION was made by Bertuleit, seconded by McConnell, to designate Bain as the voting delegate, with Voetberg as alternate, at the upcoming League of Oregon Cities Conference. The motion carried unanimously in a voice vote.
Modifications to the Revenue Guarantee Agreement for coastal airline service. McCarthy reported that she had prepared a modification to the revenue guarantee agreement for coastal airline service. She explained that one of the provisions requires the vendor to have an interline ticketing agreement by June 15. She noted that on that date, SeaPort was notified they were not in compliance, and they responded with a letter asking for an extension of time in meeting that term of the agreement. She stated that the Consortium met and discussed the request and recommended to their appropriate governing bodies that a modification be made extending the provision to have an interline ticketing agreement until March 15, 2010. She added that another recommendation was to remove the requirement that SeaPort enter into an interline baggage agreement. She noted that language has been added to require continuous and diligent work toward securing e-ticketing and online ticketing agency access for Consortium customers. She noted that the City Council, Port of Astoria Commission, and SeaPort Air have to ratify the modification.
Craford noted that the modification is acceptable to SeaPort. Walter Sherman stated that he did not find a mention of SeaPort’s noncompliance in the minutes.
Mike Schulz reported that when the city initially opened proposals, it was prepared to award the contract to Cape Air, and that SeaPort had protested, so the process had been reopened, and SeaPort was the successful proposer. He noted that the two key elements in the RFP were the interline baggage agreement, and the interline ticketing agreement. He noted that when he was asked to work on this contract, he was given a study on the