State Law References — Authority of city to own, operate airport, §305.170, RSMo.; authority to vest control of airport in a board, §305.210, RSMo.; appropriation of funds to operate airport, §305.220, RSMo.
Article I In General
Article II Airport Board
[R.O. 2007 §4-1; Ord. No. 3736 §1, 1-5-1970]
The City airport is hereby designated and named the "Poplar Bluff Municipal Airport" and is dedicated to the memory of Earl Fields.
[R.O. 2007 §4-3; Ord. No. 4992 §1, 6-2-1986]
There are hereby adopted rules and regulations relating to the Poplar Bluff Municipal Airport. Said rules and regulations are incorporated herein by specific reference thereto as if fully set out herein. The Poplar Bluff Municipal Airport rules and regulations are filed in the offices of the City Clerk and the City airport manager and reference thereto shall be had as often as may be necessary to determine the provisions thereof.
[R.O. 2007 §4-4; Ord. No. 5157 §1, 2-1-1988]
The rules and regulations relating to the Poplar Bluff Municipal Airport are hereby amended as follows:
Section 2, Aircraft.
5. Aircraft parked in the hangar areas shall be placed so as not to interfere with normal traffic. The aircraft engines will not be run up so as to cause debris to be blown into hangars, buildings or aircraft.
Section 8, Additional requirements.
2.(b) Hours of operation. Hours of operation shall be a minimum of eight (8) hours per day, five (5) days per week, with provisions for emergency mechanical service on-call during weekends and holidays.
[R.O. 2007 §4-14; Ord. No. 3622 §24.000, 12-16-1968]
There is hereby established within the City a board which shall be known as the Airport Board.
[R.O. 2007 §4-15; Ord. No. 3622 §24.000, 12-16-1968; Ord. No. 4691 §1, 9-7-1982]
The Airport Board shall consist of nine (9) members who shall be appointed by the City Council in accordance with Sections 125.010, 125.030 and 125.040 of the Poplar Bluff Code of Ordinances. Said appointed persons may be all or some of the same persons who are the acting members of the Board of Directors of Municipal Airport Development, a not-for-profit corporation.
[R.O. 2007 §4-16; Ord. No. 3622 §24.100, 12-16-1968]
The Mayor may, with the approval of a majority of the Council, appoint a member of the Council to serve as an ex officio member of the Airport Board. Said ex officio member shall serve for a period of one (1) year beginning May first (1st) of each year.
[R.O. 2007 §4-17; Ord. No. 3622 §24.000, 12-16-1968; Ord. No. 4691 §2, 9-7-1982]
The members of the Airport Board shall hold office for a term of three (3) years. Such terms shall be initially structured so as to cause the expiration of no more than three (3) members of the Board in any one (1) year. Any member of the Airport Board who is also a member of the Board of Directors of Municipal Airport Development shall serve the terms of said Airport Board and said Board of Directors independently and the expiration of one (1) term shall not cause the expiration of the other. Vacancies shall be filled by majority vote of the City Council and any person so appointed shall serve only for the unexpired term of the person causing the vacancy.
[R.O. 2007 §4-18; Ord. No. 3622 §24.000, 12-16-1968]
The members of the Airport Board shall serve without compensation.
[R.O. 2007 §4-19; Ord. No. 3622 §24.010, 12-16-1968]
The members of the Airport Board shall subscribe to the oath of office required of other City Officials.
[R.O. 2007 §4-20; Ord. No. 3622 §24.030, 12-16-1968]
The Airport Board shall hold at least one (1) meeting per month and adjourned meetings when necessary; all meetings of the Board shall be public.
[R.O. 2007 §4-21; Ord. No. 3622 §24.090, 12-16-1968]
There shall be a President, Vice President and Secretary of the Airport Board, selected from the members of the Board, elected by the Board and at its pleasure removed.
[R.O. 2007 §4-22; Ord. No. 3622 §24.080, 12-16-1968]
The Airport Board shall make such rules as may be necessary for the government of such Board, not inconsistent with the ordinances of the City or any rules of the City Council.
[R.O. 2007 §4-23; Ord. No. 3622 §24.110, 12-16-1968]
The Airport Board shall keep and preserve a true record of all its proceedings and official acts and said record of proceedings shall be attested by the Secretary.
[R.O. 2007 §4-24; Ord. No. 3622 §1, 12-16-1968]
The Airport Board shall, on the first (1st) Monday in each month, report in writing to the City Council of all business under its supervision.
[R.O. 2007 §4-25; Ord. No. 3622 §24.040, 12-16-1968; Ord. No. 4691 §3, 9-7-1982]
The Airport Board shall recommend to the City Council such rules, regulations and courses of action with regard to the supervision, management, control, operation, maintenance, repair and improvement of the Poplar Bluff Municipal Airport as it deems appropriate. Nothing to the contrary herein withstanding, the City Council may, by majority vote and from time to time, vest such jurisdiction in the Airport Board by specific ordinance; however, such jurisdiction shall expire on a date certain and in no event longer than one (1) year from the effective date of said ordinance.
[R.O. 2007 §4-31; Ord. No. 4691 §5, 9-7-1982]
Prior to the actual regular or vacancy appointment of persons to the Airport Board, the City Council shall notify Municipal Airport Development so that Municipal Airport Development may have an opportunity, if it so chooses, to appoint the same persons to the Board of Directors for Municipal Airport Development.