Airport Commission

About

Chair: Rick Duste
Vice Chair: Nancy Sasser
City Council Liaison: Gabe Kearney
City Management Liaison: Dan Cohen, 707-778-4404

Meets: 1st Thursday of each month at 6:00 P.M. in the Council Chambers, City Hall, 11 English Street, Petaluma.

Airport Commission members, with the assistance of the Airport Manager, familiarize themselves with the operations and facilities of the airport so they may perform the following duties:

  • Make recommendations to the City Council in those matters which are properly the subject of formal action by the Council.
  • Direct, within the limitations of the Petaluma Charter, the operations of the airport.
  • Recommend, within the limitations of the Petaluma Charter, ways and means of financing changes and additions to the airport.
  • Approve or disapprove changes in the methods of operation proposed by the Airport Manager.
  • Recommend changes in administrative policy and ensure that the Airport Manager carries out policies as directed.
  • Submit annually a completed financial statement correctly recording the operations of the prior fiscal year.
  • Recommend capital improvement projects (Petaluma Municipal Code 2.60.050).

Commissioners are appointed by the City Council and serve one and four year terms.

Current Agenda (when applicable)

Commission Members

NamePositionContact
Barry C. Lawrence Airport Commissioner Email
Dan Cohen Airport & Marina Manager Email
Gabe Kearney Council Member Email
Jeffrey Domich Airport Commissioner Email
Marcus Margand Airport Commissioner
Nancy Sasser PAPA Representative Email
Rick Duste Airport Commissioner Email
Thomas D. McGaw Airport Commissioner Email
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The airport is an important asset in our community. Having an Airport Commission ensures that the community has a voice in decisions made about the airport and its surrounding neighborhoods.

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