Airport Industrial Development Board

AIRPORT INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BOARD
2020 - 2021 MEMBERSHIP
THREE (3) YEAR TERMS (Revised Bill No. 2015-680) 

Name                                                                       Begin                      End                    Appointed

Mike Chesnut                                                10/1/2016        9/30/2022        10/07/2014
Mike.Chesnutt@firstcommunity.net            
(Officer of a financial institution)

Rick Sweet                                                     10/1/2016        9/30/2022        09/21/2010
theskipper@att.net                                         
(Affiliated with industrial commercial aviation business) 

Kyle Franklin                                                10/1/2014        9/30/2022        10/04/2011
franklinairshow@aol.com                                                      
(Affiliated with industrial commercial aviation business) 

Patrick Andrews                                         10/1/2016        9/30/2022        01/17/2017
pdandrews@att.net
(Pilot at large)

Elizabeth Demond                                      05/21/2019      9/30/2022        05/21/2019
Lizzy.demond@yahoo.com
(Pilot at large)

Angela Thomas                                             12/3/2019        9/30/2022        12/3/2019

athomas@neoshomo.org
(City Council member)


SECTION 145.040: COMPOSITION) OFFICERS
  • The Airport Industrial Development Board shall be composed of seven (7) members.
  • Three (2) members shall be affiliated with industrial commercial aviation businesses;
  • One (1) member shall be the Director of Economic Development for the City of Neosho;
  • One (1) member shall be an officer of a financial institution from the City of Neosho;
  • One (1) member shall be a City Council member
  • One (2) member shall be a pilot at large.
These members shall elect from the membership of the Board a Chairman, Vice Chairman and a Secretary. 
SECTION 145.070: MEETINGS QUORUM
The Airport Industrial Development Board shall hold regular meetings at such times and at such place as the Board may determine but such meetings shall be held no less often than every three (3) months. A quorum for all regular or special meetings shall be a simple majority. 
SECTION 145.080: DUTIES) GENERALLY 
The Airport Industrial Development Board shall have the following duties:
  1. To develop and recommend rules and regulations applicable to airport activity within the confines of existing Federal, State, County and City laws or ordinances and recommend additional laws or ordinances or revisions thereto.
  2. To represent the City in all matters dealing with air traffic and commerce.
  3. To receive and screen all applications for catering services, fuel, oil, transportation, fixed base operations, flight instruction, manufacturing or such other activities involving the use or conduct of business on or involving the municipal airport and make recommendations to the City Manager or City Council as applicable.
  4. To investigate the need for and recommend action necessary for maintenance of the municipal airport so long as such airport requires City labor, equipment and materials or the contribution of labor, equipment and materials by others.
  5. To develop through the assistance of suitable technical consultants a master airport development program including, but not restricted to, runways, lighting, taxiways, parking area, hangars, restaurants, lodging, communications, servicing, zoning, etc.
  6. To develop and recommend ways and means for the accomplishment of an approved master airport plan. 
SECTION 145.090: DUTIES) DELEGATION TO INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS
The Airport Industrial Development Board may delegate to its individual members such of the responsibilities and duties set forth in this Article as may be necessary to effectively carry out the responsibilities of the Board. 
SECTION 145.100: EXPENDITURES
The Airport Industrial Development Board shall not commit the City to any expenditure of money nor shall it otherwise obligate the City without the specific authority of the City Council.
SECTION 145.110: RESPONSIBLE TO CITY COUNCIL, ETC.
The Airport Industrial Development Board shall be responsible to the City Council and shall confine its efforts to the development and maintenance of the municipal airport for the City in keeping with the times and economics of the City.