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File #: 18-938    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 6/27/2018 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 7/17/2018 Final action: 7/17/2018
Title: Action on Participating in the Proposed Santa Clara/Santa Cruz County Community Roundtable to Serve as an Aircraft Noise Mitigation Entity
Sponsors: City Manager, Nadine Nader
Attachments: 1. Congressional Request from June 27, 2017, 2. Ad Hoc Committee Recommendations, 3. SFO Airport Roundtable By-Laws, 4. Resolution, 5. Resolution No. 18-8581
REPORT TO COUNCIL
SUBJECT
Title
Action on Participating in the Proposed Santa Clara/Santa Cruz County Community Roundtable to Serve as an Aircraft Noise Mitigation Entity

Report
BACKGROUND
In June 2017, the Cities Association of Santa Clara County (CASCC) received a Congressional request from Representatives Eshoo, Khanna, & Panetta asking the CASCC to take a leadership role in forming a regional aircraft noise roundtable (Attachment 1). The CASCC formed an Ad Hoc Committee to build the framework of forming a roundtable that works for the region. The roundtable, conceived to include the 21 local jurisdictions of Santa Clara and Santa Cruz Counties, will work together with San Francisco Airport, Min?ta San Jos? Airport, and the FAA, and address the growing concern of aircraft noise in one of the busiest metro-plexes in the country.

The Cities Association Ad Hoc Roundtable Committee consisted of Greg Scharff (Palo Alto), Pat Showalter (Mountain View), Larry Klein (Sunnyvale), Mary-Lynne Bernald, Gary Waldeck (Los Altos Hills), Savita Vaidanhyanthan (Cupertino), Steve Tate (Morgan Hill). At the CASCC Board of Directors meeting on June 14, 2018, the Ad Hoc Committee presented their recommendations to form a Santa Clara/Santa Cruz Airport Roundtable. The Committee recommended a number of items, including a resolution for Board approval, proposed by-laws, Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Roundtable, and draft resolutions for participating jurisdictions (Attachment 2).

The CASCC Board of Directors adopted the resolution, by-laws and MOU proposed by the Ad-Hoc Committee with the following statement:

"Whereas the Board of Directors of the Cities Association of Santa Clara County does hereby support and will initiate formation of an intergovernmental partnership between the cities and counties of Santa Clara and Santa Cruz Counties, Norman Y. Min?ta San Jose International Airport (SJC), San Francisco International Airport (SFO), and the FAA, that will serve...

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