Long Beach, CA
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File #: 22-1101    Version: 1 Name: LBA - Bipartisan Infrastructure Law - Airport Terminals Program Grant funding D5
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 8/25/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action: 9/13/2022
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents, including any necessary amendments, with the Federal Aviation Administration, to accept the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Airport Terminal Program Grant award for federal Fiscal Year 2022 funding, for the Roadway Improvements Project at the Long Beach Airport, in an amount not to exceed $12,800,000. (Districts 4,5)
Sponsors: Long Beach Airport
Attachments: 1. 091322-R-21sr
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents, including any necessary amendments, with the Federal Aviation Administration, to accept the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Airport Terminal Program Grant award for federal Fiscal Year 2022 funding, for the Roadway Improvements Project at the Long Beach Airport, in an amount not to exceed $12,800,000. (Districts 4,5)

DISCUSSION
The Long Beach Airport (Airport) receives grant funds annually from the Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP) for capital improvement projects. The FAA regularly provides more than $3.18 billion annually in AIP entitlement and discretionary grant funds for a network of more than 3,300 eligible airports. AIP entitlement funds are allocated to airports based on their number of enplaned passengers. AIP discretionary funds are allocated to airports based on need and national priority, as determined by the FAA. Airports submit grant applications for AIP entitlement and discretionary funds to pay for major airport infrastructure projects.

On February 25, 2022, the FAA announced the opportunity for airports to apply for approximately $1 billion in Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 discretionary funds for the newly established Airport Terminal Program (ATP) grant, made available under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 (IIJA) Public Law 117-58, referred to as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) enacted on November 15, 2021. On March 28, 2022, the Airport applied for FY 2022 ATP discretionary funding for the Roadway Improvements Project (Project). ATP grants under BIL are awarded competitively and may be used for justified terminal development projects.

The Project will include the construction of new crosswalks in front of the Historic Terminal building, widening of Donald Douglas Drive adjacent to the Historic Terminal building, modifications to the intersection of Barbara London D...

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