Santa Monica Airport Ad-Hoc Committee Meeting

Apr 21 2016 - 7:00pm


Santa Monica Airport Ad-Hoc Committee Meeting

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 7:00 PM

12139 National Blvd. LA, CA  90064
(rear entrance from the alley behind the laundromat)
Park in the rear ally parking spaces, or on the street; not in the front laundromat parking lot



Valerie Davidson,

Martin Rubin,



I.                   Call to Order

II.                Introductions and Public Comments (2 minutes)

III.             Approval of February 18, 2016 meeting minutes (see page 2)

IV.             Reports

a.       Report by Co-Chairs

b.      Report from groups other than MVCC.  

V.                Old Business


VI.             New Business

a.       Open discussion

b.      Request items for next meeting's agenda

VII.          Public Announcements (2 minutes)

VIII.        Adjournment


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Santa Monica Airport Ad-Hoc Committee

Thursday, February 18, 2016

12139 National Blvd. LA, CA  90064



Valerie Davidson, - Martin Rubin,


I.          Call to Order @7:00 PM by Martin Rubin

II.        Introductions and Public Comments (2 minutes)
6 present - Martin Rubin, Val Davidson, Joan Winters, Virginia Ernst, Betty Juarez, Dave Cornog

III.       Approval of January 21, 2016 meeting minutes passed with no corrections or objections

IV.       Reports:

a.  Report by Co-Chairs Report by Co-Chair Val Davidson - MVCC Airport Committee's motion from December 17, 2015 meeting passed unanimously.

Report by Co-Chair Martin Rubin - On March 11th, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Pasadena will hear opening arguments for the lawsuit filed by the City of Santa Monica against FAA regarding title to the property known as the Santa Monica Airport. The lawsuit asks for relief from the claim by FAA that the City must operate the Santa Monica Airport in perpetuity. 
The City of Santa Monica served an Unlawful Detainer to Justice Aviation. Also, Gunnell aviation may not renew their lease. The two are aviation businesses at SMO. On February 24, 2016, the North Westdale Neighborhood Association (NWNA) will have as  their guest, speaker Nelson Hernandez, the new Senior Advisor to the SM City Manager on Santa Monica Airport Issues, and at the NWNA April 8, 2016 meeting Congresswoman Karen Bass will be the guest.

b.  Report from groups other than MVCC.  (None)

V.        Old Business: None

VI.       New Business:

a.  Open discussion Several topics were discussed including a possible protest and a letter writing campaign.

b.  Request items for next meeting's agenda: (None)

VII.     Public Announcements (2 minutes)

VIII.    Adjournment 7:45 PM



SMAC Agenda April 21, 2016.pdf37.05 KB
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smac-April 21, 2016 - draft minutes.pdf31.62 KB