4. B. 2.
Commissioners Court - Regular
2018 Airport RAMP Grant
Maria Medrano, Grants Department
Discuss and consider the execution of a grant agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for the Routine Airport Maintenance Program.
In 1996, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Aviation Division began an annual Routine Airport Maintenance Program (RAMP) with five pilot TxDOT districts. The program was designed to assist communities with maintenance programs by offering state financial assistance. The initial program was a success and has expanded to allow all publicly owned/operated airports, including non-hub primary commercial service airports, in the Texas Airport System Plan (TASP) to participate in the current program maximum of $50,000 in state funds per airport per year.
Eligible activities under the RAMP grant include crack sealing, herbiciding, striping, marking, and other similar services. Services have been expanded to include other items such as airport lighting and maintenance, airport entrance road construction, pilot lounges, environmental compliance, and automated weather observing system (AWOS) maintenance. Under this grant contract, Nueces County will be reimbursed up to 50% of eligible project costs, or $30,000, whichever is less, per fiscal year and subject to availability of state appropriations. The grant period runs from the date of execution by TxDOT to August 31, 2018.
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2018 RAMP Grant Agreement
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