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File #: 20-494    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/2/2020 Departments: PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 6/30/2020 Final action: 6/30/2020
Title: Measure K: Adopt a resolution: A) Authorizing the Director of Public Works, or his/her designee, to execute an agreement with Vector Airport Systems for an automated aircraft landing fee and noise management system for San Carlos Airport for an amount not to exceed $215,552 for three years beginning on July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023 with two one-year options to extend; and B) Authorizing the Director of Public Works, or his/her designee, to execute contract amendments modifying the County's maximum fiscal obligation by no more than $25,000 in aggregate, and modify the Agreement term, services or make other administrative changes to the Vector Agreement within current or revised fiscal provisions.
Attachments: 1. 20200630_r_Vector Airports, 2. 20200630_a_Vector Airports 2.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: James C. Porter, Department of Public Works
Subject: Agreement with Vector Airport Systems for the San Carlos Airport Noise Operation Management and Landing Fee System


RECOMMENDATION:
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Measure K: Adopt a resolution:

A) Authorizing the Director of Public Works, or his/her designee, to execute an agreement with Vector Airport Systems for an automated aircraft landing fee and noise management system for San Carlos Airport for an amount not to exceed $215,552 for three years beginning on July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023 with two one-year options to extend; and

B) Authorizing the Director of Public Works, or his/her designee, to execute contract amendments modifying the County's maximum fiscal obligation by no more than $25,000 in aggregate, and modify the Agreement term, services or make other administrative changes to the Vector Agreement within current or revised fiscal provisions.

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BACKGROUND:
In March 2016, your Board initiated the San Carlos Airport Aircraft Disturbance Study (Study). Implementation of the Vector Airport Systems (Vector) for real-time flight tracking, noise-complaint management and automated landing fee billing was a recommendation of the Study.

San Carlos Airport (Airport) uses Vector to respond to noise complaints quickly and with detailed information for residents. Vector is also used to collect and report trend data on the number of arrivals, noise complaints, and adherence with Voluntary Noise Abatement Procedures (VNAP). Using Vector, the Airport identified common VNAP misunderstandings and clarified County marketing materials, resulting in a higher percentage of adherence.

DISCUSSION:
The Vector system is used at ten airports across the US and the system is used by the Federal Aviation Administration for safety research projects. Vector was designed to be effective and affordable. Until Vector was devel...

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