Airport Commission

About

Chair: Scott Ahrens
Vice Chair: TBD
City Council Liaison: Gabe Kearney
City Management Liaison: Joshua McKeighan 707.778.4404

Meets: 1st Thursday of each month at 6:00 P.M. in the Council Chambers, City Hall, 11 English Street, Petaluma.

Airport Commission members, with the assistance of the Airport Manager, familiarize themselves with the operations and facilities of the airport so they may perform the following duties:

  • Make recommendations to the City Council in those matters which are properly the subject of formal action by the Council.
  • Direct, within the limitations of the Petaluma Charter, the operations of the airport.
  • Recommend, within the limitations of the Petaluma Charter, ways and means of financing changes and additions to the airport.
  • Approve or disapprove changes in the methods of operation proposed by the Airport Manager.
  • Recommend changes in administrative policy and ensure that the Airport Manager carries out policies as directed.
  • Submit annually a completed financial statement correctly recording the operations of the prior fiscal year.
  • Recommend capital improvement projects (Petaluma Municipal Code 2.60.050).

Commissioners are appointed by the City Council and serve one and four year terms.

Current Agenda (when applicable)

Commission Members

NamePositionContact
Nancy Sasser PAPA Representative Email
Thomas D. McGaw Airport Commissioner Email
Colin Macdonald Airport Commissioner Email
Barry C. Lawrence Airport Commissioner Email
Kyle Hook Airport Commissioner Email
Scott Ahrens Airport Commissioner Email
Joshua McKeighan Acting Airport Manager Email
Gabe Kearney City Council Email
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The airport is an important asset in our community. Having an Airport Commission ensures that the community has a voice in decisions made about the airport and its surrounding neighborhoods.

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