Red Deer Regional Airport
- Funding will assist the ongoing repair and maintenance of the Red Deer Airport.
- County of Red Deer will share 50 per cent funding contribution.
- The funding request will accurately reflect the degree of rehabilitation required for taxiway repairs.
- Additional capital infrastructure funding is also being requested.
Item #1 – Taxiway C Rehabilitation
In the 2017 Capital Budget, the Airport requested $175,000 to rehabilitate Taxiway C, which was approved. This amount was based on an original engineering estimate which did not accurately assess the degree of rehabilitation required to the infrastructure. Additional engineering estimates placed the total cost at $837,000. Breakdown of the new costs to The City is as follows:
|New Taxiway C rehabilitation estimate||$837,000|
|City of Red Deer: 50 per cent share||$418,500|
|Previously approved (2017 Capital Budget) funding||$215,000|
|Total 2018 Capital Budget request - Taxiway C rehab||$203,500|
Item #2 – Additional Capital Items
In addition to the new estimate for Taxiway C repair, the Red Deer Airport is also requesting funds for the ongoing maintenance and service enhancement of the facilities. Funding is requested for the following items:
|City of Red Deer 50% share: $85,250|
Budget Requirements, Funding Source and Council Decision Points
The County of Red Deer will match 50 per cent of the total funds requested by Red Deer Airport.
|Taxi C rehabilitation||$203,500||Capital Projects Reserve|
|Maintenance and service enhancement of the facilities||$85,250||Capital Projects Reserve|