Airport Advisory Board

(15 Members – 3 per Commissioner – 2 Year Term) 
The Airport Advisory Board was established by Resolution #20-87 on March 24, 1987. Ordinance #06-95 amended Part XI, Section 1, Article 3, by eliminating the requirement of real property ownership to be eligible to serve as a member of the “Airport Advisory Committee”. 

Purpose


The purpose of the Airport Advisory Board is to make recommendations to the City Commission on matters concerning the expansion of the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Dania Beach. The Board was created for the general purpose of protecting the health, safety and well-being of the citizens of Dania Beach by authorizing the Board to do independent noise studies and air quality tests, and to make recommendations directly to the City Commission. 

Membership & Qualifications 

The Board shall consist of fifteen (15) members appointed by the City Commission. Each Commissioner is responsible for nominating three (3) people to the Board. Members must be residents of the City of Dania Beach for six (6) months prior to their appointment. Members will serve without compensation at the pleasure of the City Commission. 

Financial Disclosure 

Members of this Board are not required to file a Financial Disclosure Form. 

Terms of Office 

The term of each member of any Board or Committee appointed by the City Commission shall automatically terminate and expire at 12:00 a.m. midnight on the day following each biennial General Municipal Election; provided, however, that all appointees shall continue to serve for a period not exceeding one hundred twenty (120) days after such election, unless new appointments are made by City Commissioners after such election and within such one hundred twenty day period. The foregoing provision shall not apply to members whose terms are set by Florida Statutes or City Ordinances, or to persons who are members of an Ad Hoc Committee. (Resolution #2006-203) 

Organization 


At the April meeting of the Board, the members shall elect a Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary and Assistant Secretary. The Board will promulgate its own rules and regulations which will govern their meetings. Five (5) members shall constitute a quorum. 

Duties & Responsibilities 

The Board shall make recommendations to the City Commission on matters concerning the expansion of the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Dania Beach for the general purpose of protecting the well-being of the citizens of Dania Beach. 

The Board shall make a written report to the City Commission and such report, when received, shall become a part of the official records of the City. 

The Chairman of the Board shall have the right to request a discussion item be placed on the City Commission Agenda in order to present recommendations made by the Board.