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									                                                                                              AIRPORT FUTURES PUBLIC COMMENTS
                                                                                 Phase 5: Airport Alternatives Analysis and City Land Use Plan
                                                                                               January 2009 - November 2010

COMMENT                                                                       STAKEHOLDER GROUP                                        STATUS - COMMENTS

AIRPORT ALTERNATIVES ANALYSIS


Is there a cargo facilities or cargo ramp issues and how will it be           Westside Economic Alliance Transportation Committee      Cargo is in good shape within the planning horizon. The City's plan will attempt to address any
addressed?                                                                    12/10/08                                                 infrastructure deficiencies for both facilities off airport.
Members were interested to learn about the differences between a              PDX Citizen Noise Advisory Committee 1/08/09
centralized and decentralized plan for the airport terminal and questioned
at what threshold level would a third runway be required.
A number of questions related to facility requirements and how the Port       East Columbia Neighborhood Association 2/10/09
distinguishes between facilities needed to meet the 50th percentile
planning forecast and what facilities might be required at the 90th
percentile forecast. Specifically, the group wanted to understand the level
of demand associated with a third runway.  y
I have a concern regarding security issues associated with centralizing       Town Hall on West Hayden Island 2/26/09
facilities (West Hayden Island, Columbia River Crossing, PDX). It seems
too much activity is in one area and am concerned about the impacts

When do you project the need for a third runway?                              Town Hall on West Hayden Island 2/26/09                  Beyond the 30 year planning horizon.
If there's no plans for a third runway why is there a picture of one?         Argay Neighborhood Association General Meeting 3/17/09   We have committed to the City that we will not seek to build a third runway during the current
                                                                                                                                       planning horizon. This does not mean it is permanently off the table; if it were something the
                                                                                                                                       Port wanted to pursue we would seek public input.
There were several questions about a third runway.                            Parkrose Heights Association of Neighbors 3/24/09        Scott explained the runway was an outcome of the 2000 Master Plan and that Airport Futures
                                                                                                                                       determined there is no need for the runway before 2035.


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COMMENT                                                                       STAKEHOLDER GROUP                                          STATUS - COMMENTS
Keep Colwood Golf Course as an open space.                                    Parkrose Heights Association of Neighbors 3/24/09          While the Port has an interest in the northern portion of Colwood long-term we were only
                                                                                                                                         currently considering the property because it is on the market.
If the third runway is not needed in the near future why is it part of the    Rose City Park neighborhood association mtg 5/26/09        It makes sense to plan long-term so it does not require us to go back and undo development
City's plan?                                                                                                                             decisions at some point in the future.
How large of an area was studied for the Economic Development                 Rose City Park neighborhood association mtg 5/26/09
component?
Why does the Port have an interest in the Colwood Golf Course?                Rose City Park neighborhood association mtg 5/26/09        The Port is only considering the Colwood property because it is currently on the market.
Must consider for space port use                                              Airport Futures Public Meeting Vancouver WA 6/4/09
What opportunities are there for biking around all Port facilities?           Airport Futures Public Meeting Vancouver WA 6/4/09
Is PDX part of the Port? What facilities does the Port have?                  Airport Futures Public Meeting Vancouver WA 6/4/09
I like living in close proximity to the airport.
It's daunting to think about what airplanes will do in the next 20 years.     Portland Planning Commission Information Briefing 6/9/09   Yes. We believe changes will be evolutionary rather than revolutionary. Things can change.
Don't want to ask you to be Buck Rodgers, but are you in touch with                                                                      High speed rail may be a very interesting complement. Looked at it in the forecast. Possible
Boeing?                                                                                                                                  will be part of our future. The FAA is now talking about rail as a complement to air for short
                                                                                                                                         trips.
Also looking at optimizing light rail by using the tracks as an internal      Portland Planning Commission Information Briefing 6/9/09
people mover within PDX.
On one of the slides I saw TEE location. What is TEE                          Portland Planning Commission Information Briefing 6/9/09   TEE is terminal expansion east. It would be a potential ticket lobby and bag claim - not gates
                                                                                                                                         for p
                                                                                                                                             planes.
Favorite airports are Portland, Green Bay, Nashville, Cincinnati,             Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09
Greenville. Like the carpet, lighting, big windows, and shops. They are all
part of the experience.
Why extend the north runway? Will it increase operations?                     Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09
How is high speed rail being addressed in the plan? The group will write      NPNS Land Use Transportation Committee 6/15/2009           The forecast took high speed rail into consideration and it is recognized the need to coordinate
a letter to the City and Port advocating for the Port to take initiative in                                                              planning rail with the airport. The Port has a keen interest in participating in the discussion.
studying high speed rail connections to the airport.
John Barfield commented on the former airport runway configuration, and       PDX Car Show 8/14/09                                       That must have been loud. Now the GRE is used for engine run up
how he used to run up DC8 engines on the taxiway just south of where
the present day fire station is located.
A Standard Parking employee commented on the location of the P4               PDX Car Show 8/14/09
parking garage on the display board. He asked if it would ever be build,
based on current economic circumstances. He commented on the
convenience of having a MAX stop at the parking structure. Newark has a
monorail system which connects the terminals with the rail station for
connection to Amtrak and New Jersey transit services. He though PDX
should plan to connect to a regional train system

A Delta airlines ramp supervisor and his wife who works for TSA          PDX Car Show 8/14/09
commented that P3 would require moving Flight Craft with the Airport Way
realignment.                                   location.
realignment He thought P4 would be a better location She thought the
airport needed more plants in the terminal. She likes the way Embassy
Suites on NE 82nd has plants hanging from the balconies around the
central atrium. Having more plants would create fresher air in the
terminal.
See a centralized terminal working in a hub but does the roadway work? Airline Affairs Committee 10/22/09                                There is enough width. Down the road there will be some roadway realignment.

The satellite centralized terminal will take out the crosswind runway.        Airline Affairs Committee 10/22/09                         Terminal would be needed well down the road and likely in conjunction with the third runway.
                                                                                                                                         First would extend Gates A-E to the east. Focus will be maximizing use of existing
                                                                                                                                         terminals/gates first (more turns per gate).



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COMMENT                                                                      STAKEHOLDER GROUP                                         STATUS - COMMENTS
Are you planning for a third runway?                                         Multnomah County Board of Commissioners 11/12/09          We have included a placeholder for the third runway in our long range plans to reserve an
                                                                                                                                       option for the runway. The need for the third runway is outside of our planning period.
Does the Port have the authority to move for decentralized operations?       Multnomah County Board of Commissioners 11/12/09          No. We are working with the Military on this. The Port would have to pay for the cost of the
                                                                                                                                       move. It's why centralized option makes more sense.


TRANSPORTATION
On the transportation side, airport is not a big impactor of peak PM traffic. Central Northeast Neighbors LUT 6/1/09
Things are getting crowded on their own. Airport peak is not the same as
commuter peak. We will need to watch this as time develops. Again, it's
why public involvement is necessary over the long haul

When flying out of PDX this Vancouver resident usually has a friend drop Airport Futures Public Meeting Vancouver WA 6/4/09
him off. If C-Tran service were provided to PDX he would not likely
consider taking it. He thinks a private car, friends that drop you off, a taxi,
shuttle or transit work.
Move light rail to the other side of the road and offer to validate light rail as Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09
an incentive to use it.
Put parking lot where you can use MAX                                             Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09

What are the impacts at 33rd/Columbia Boulevard?                             Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09        Very little.
Will the MAX red line be extended to the MAX yellow line?                    Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09        No
Councilor Snodgrass: What about off-site rental cars?                        Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09                         This is market driven. On-site rental cars generate additional revenue to the Port. Looking at
                                                                                                                                       expansion potential at Parking 2/3 garages.
Councilor Snodgrass: Does the Port capture per car revenue?                  Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09                         The Port gets a lease fee. County/City gets taxes. The Port also gets some percentage of
                                                                                                                                       rental car business revenue.
Do you have plans to expand Airport Way? Around 3pm the roadway is a Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09                                 Staff talked about the northbound interchange problems and the analysis of potential fixes.
disaster.                                                                                                                              The interchange is a regional problem as well as a PDX problem. We noted that Airport Way
                                                                                                                                       had been widened over the past several years.
Councilor Snodgrass: How are you planning to address congestion for          Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09                         Discussed the sensitivity analysis on the change in parking rates and impact on other
passenger pick-up? Are you going to look at off-site pick up areas like                                                                transportation modes. Noted that we really did not see much of a change. Mentioned that light
other airports?                                                                                                                        rail to Vancouver and other areas might change that outcome. Also discussed the change in
                                                                                                                                       the upper and lower roadways to address congestion issues. The upper roadway during
                                                                                                                                       congestion periods may be a better approach for a market area of our size.

Councilor Snodgrass: Are you working with TriMet on service issues?          Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09                         Yes, but there are budgetary constraints for TriMet as well.

Light rail is not well used and quite expensive. Not the solution.           Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09                         Light rail carries 7% of PDX traffic. It is the second most used system in the country. There
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                                                                                                                                       are actually a number of cities well ahead of Portland, including Oakland at 14% and Ronald
                                                                                                                                       Regan Washington National Airport at 13%.
Administrator Risley: We like the development of Cascade Station. Are        Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09                         We are looking at airport growth and congestion at key intersections
you looking at options to increase traffic access to Cascade Station other
than from I-205? We use the back door. The left hand turn is hard to do
and there is really only one way in.
Mayor Hardie: Congestion on I-205 is a regional issue. All options lock      Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09
up during peak periods.
What is happening with the heavy automobile traffic flows departing the      Westside Economic Alliance Transportation Committee       We continue to work with ODOT on the Big Fix - but have found something smaller that can be
airport and turning north on I-205 at 5pm?                                   1/13/10                                                   done in the meantime - adding lanes to the on-ramp. We continue to press for money for a
                                                                                                                                       long term solution.


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COMMENT                                                                       STAKEHOLDER GROUP                                     STATUS - COMMENTS
In an effort to decrease pick-up and drop-off, how about lowering the         Westside Economic Alliance Transportation Committee   We use parking revenue to run the airport so we hesitate to lower parking rates. We get no tax
parking rates to get people to park?                                          1/13/10                                               revenue - it is all from operating revenue.
A statement was made regarding the location of a number of freight            Portland Air Cargo Association 2/10/10                Businesses east of the airport like the cargo facilities located along Airport Way for ease of
forwarders east of I-205.                                                                                                           access. AirTrans Center or SW Quad might not be as accessible to some businesses. Future
                                                                                                                                    cargo facilities will continue to be provided in multiple locations including Airport Way.

What is the impact of airport growth on the traffic in the area?              Columbia Corridor Association Board 2/19/2010         The airport has a different peak hour than other uses in the corridor and that the majority of
                                                                                                                                    congestion on Airport Way is caused by travel to and from Clark County. The Port will mitigate
                                                                                                                                    for airport specific impacts between now and 15 million annual passengers, and the City will set
                                                                                                                                    up a process to analyze future impacts and require mitigation.
What are the transportation improvements?                                     Central Northeast Neighbors Land Use Transportation   Signalization at 33rd at Cully and 33rd at Columbia when we reach 15 million annual
                                                                              Committee 3/1/2010                                    passengers. Ultimately it would be nice to have roads line up but this is not in the plan.
Fred Stovel: The nice thing about this traffic analysis is that the airport   Central Northeast Neighbors Land Use Transportation
itself is not creating neighborhood cut through traffic during the PM peak.   Committee 3/1/2010
It is normal industrial and commercial commuting traffic. PM peaks are
how transportation analysis do the impact analysis. This does not mean
that there won't be additional traffic cutting through neighborhoods.

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Have you resolved the I-205 ramp congestion issue?                                                 g                    p
                                                                              Central Northeast Neighbors Land Use Transportation               p      p j          y         g     p                p                g
                                                                                                                                    This is a separate project led by the Oregon Department of Transportation. Congestion on the
                                                                              Committee 3/1/2010                                    northbound ramp was really bad in 2004. It is not as bad now because traffic counts are down.
                                                                                                                                    The free flow ramp to the north will increase ramp capacity. The goal is to build this in 2012.

Is there a final design?                                                      Central Northeast Neighbors Land Use Transportation   Yes. There is a preferred alternative - a new free flow ramp to the north and left turn lane
                                                                              Committee 3/1/2010                                    widening to the West. Check the ODOT website - Airport Way Interchange for more
                                                                                                                                    information.



MASTER PLAN
Is the Port aware of the planned future SE Washington Space Port?             Airport Futures Public Meeting Vancouver WA 6/4/09
When it happens, PDX is the likely gateway for both passengers and
cargo that use it. The potential spaceport is far enough in the future that
when it happens our Master Plan will address it.
Bicycle access, long term bicycle storage would be valuable to travelers.     Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09

Bill Barber: Colwood, LUBA decision, Port's continued interest            Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09
Expected bigger/more development/expansion in plans.                      Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09
McKnight: The forecast includes passenger traffic. Are you counting cargo Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                           Yes. Only app. 9% of cargo is in the belly of passenger planes. The rest flies on all-cargo
traffic?                                                                                                                                                         p                            p      g ,        y, g
                                                                                                                                    carriers such as FedEx. Operations are a combination of passenger, military, general aviation
                                                                                                                                    and cargo.
McKnight: Does the forecast presume existing carriers are still in            Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                       No. It assumes whoever is in business at the time will accommodate the demand. Forecast
business?                                                                                                                           looks at types of aircraft and how full.
McGillray: What is the potential capacity of the airport site?                Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                       It will accommodate 500k operations (now at 270k), don't leave site but look at third runway.
                                                                                                                                    Large hubs represent 17 M passengers or more. We are at 14.5M. PDX is not well positioned
                                                                                                                                    to be a hub, only 15% are connecting passengers.
McGillray: Metro's growth for population is significant. Would think it Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                             Metro's numbers are in the forecast. We do not expect the 90% forecast.
would generate traffic and move PDX to the 90% forecast.
McKnight: Do you do marketing surveys to see why people fly into PDX? Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                               Yes, 30% are business travelers and the rest are some form of leisure.



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COMMENT                                                                      STAKEHOLDER GROUP                                  STATUS - COMMENTS
Korn: Did you include peak oil? Not just the price but the fact that oil may Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                    Yes, probabilistic forecast looked at peak oil and climate change policies.
not be there.
McGillray: Did you look at the potential for competition from high speed     Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                    Yes
rail?
McKnight: Who preferred the decentralized terminal?                          Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                    The Port preference from the 2000 Master Plan - not adopted. Due to secondary access point.
                                                                                                                                More expensive. Centralized more preferable to the community.
What is the current light rail count?                                        Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                    7% of air passengers
Do you have the ridership numbers from the Parkrose line on Sandy            Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                    No ridership numbers for the Sandy Blvd line.
Blvd? Is the good work from transportation being integrated into TriMet
and Metro?
McKnight: Push back so we don't build new freeway ramps. Can you             Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                    We have committed to having the highest multi-modal split in the national. Will look at
serve without bringing new cars?                                                                                                sustainability issues with parking lot 2 and 4. Oakland has 14% transit ridership, PDX 7%.

Any sense that a dollar/hour increase in parking would reduce usage?         Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                    No. The analysis shows you have to do something big. People are tolerant to price increases.

Are you considering a series of strategic shuttles? Everyone from my         Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                    Only two airports have done that. They have exceptions to revenue diversion. Van Nuys to
area drives.                                                                                                                    LAX and Boston has 3 suburban transits. Need density and ridership of a major urban area.
                                                                                                                                Could happen on the private side.
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McKnight: There is a shuttle in Marion Countyy                                  y                  p
                                                                             Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                            y         p               p      p                            g g
                                                                                                                                It's okay if it's private. Off airport expenditure of funds is challenging.
The regional cargo feeder process did not include analysis or                Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09                  The analysis did include impacts of all areas.
representation of Maywood Park
Mayor Hardie: Do you see a change in the number of flights and flight        Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09                  The number of flights may go down due to large planes (more people on board/fewer
schedules in the future?                                                                                                        operations). The flight schedule is not likely to change as PDX needs to make connections in
                                                                                                                                the larger system/East Coast.
Can you do curfews?                                                          Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09                  No, there is a federal prohibition against curfews that was put in place in exchange for
                                                                                                                                transition to quieter aircraft engines.
What is the direction of military flights and cargo feeders?                 Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09                  Staff talked briefly about the cargo feeder process and the desire by the military to change their
                                                                                                                                overhead approach. Staff offered a return visit by CNAC and the PDX noise office to address
                                                                                                                                these questions in more detail.
Councilor Akers: Instead of spending millions resurfacing runways and  Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09                        Airport closures and ice events are less common here than in Anchorage and other colder
paying for deicing system enhancements why doesn't PDX look at heating                                                          parts of the country (like Chicago). Runway heating would be expensive - most airport
runways like Anchorage?                                                                                                         infrastructure projects tend to be in the tens to hundreds of millions.
Did the forecast consider the cost of fuel, other airport and modes of HiNoon Neighborhood Association 8/13/2009                The forecast considered over 40 different issues and trends that could affect aviation demand
transportation or a future that includes vertical takeoffs?                                                                     and completed sensitivity tests related to fuel cost, high speed rail and leakage to other
                                                                                                                                airports. In addition, flexibility and keeping options open are key considerations in the plan.
                                                                                                                                While we can't anticipate all of the changes that technology will present we have a plan that is
                                                                                                                                adaptable to a changing industry and changing customer needs.
Were military operations included in the forecast?                           HiNoon Neighborhood Association 8/13/2009          Yes
Councilor Campbell: Are there any air carriers with a positive increase in   Vancouver City Council Work Session 8/17/09        10% decline in all airlines through June 2009. 20% decline in cargo.
passengers? Be careful about rewarding airlines with packages that may
be causing their own problems.
Like Master Plan - planning activity levels. Do you build because it is on   Airline Affairs Committee 10/22/09                 We build based on demand. This is just a conceptual plan.
the plan?
What activity levels are you seeing at PDX? Do you expect a lot of           Five Cities Meeting 10/22/09                       No, the projections are modest. Traffic is down.
growth?
Chair Wheeler: If operations are down this seems like a not so positive      Multnomah County Board of Commissioners 11/12/09   We are in the middle of the pack. For cargo, we may have more operations as we are a
economic indicator. How does PDX compare to other airports in terms of                                                          consolidated regional cargo hub. We do not have split operations like Seattle/Boeing Field.
operations? PDX is important to the region.                                                                                     Committed to provide follow-up information.
What is the number of cargo operations versus overall?                       Multnomah County Board of Commissioners 11/12/09   Less than 20%.



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COMMENT                                                                      STAKEHOLDER GROUP                                     STATUS - COMMENTS
Commissioner McKeel: Military is important to our community. Where is Multnomah County Board of Commissioners 11/12/09             South of south runway and east of the crosswind runway.
the military base?
Based on what I see there are no new significant projects anticipated at Portland Business Alliance 1/12/10
PDX (terminals, runways, etc.) There are several current projects
underway, including deicing, HQP2, in-line baggage, NREX.
I participated in the Master Plan Update, why are you doing another one? Portland Business Alliance 1/12/10                        Jay explained that the 2000 Master Plan left open the question of whether to pursue the
                                                                                                                                   centralized terminal option or the decentralized. Additionally, there were significant external
                                                                                                                                   events that occurred after 2000 (i.e. 9/11, SARS, restructuring of the industry) that suggested a
                                                                                                                                   new look was needed. Master plans are typically done every 5-10 years.

Michael Powell: If cargo has declined why are you planning for cargo         Portland Business Alliance 1/12/10                    Declines are temporary due to the economic downturn. Over the long term we believe there
expansion?                                                                                                                         will be an increase. The Master Plan is a 30 year planning tool. Want to preserve flexibility.

General compliments about PDX operations, services.                          Portland Business Alliance 1/12/10
PBA agreed to provide a letter in support of the planning effort.            Portland Business Alliance 1/12/10
International traffic is flat. Do you expect it to turn around?              Westside Economic Alliance Transportation Committee   International traffic is flat everywhere. We want to stay in the game and continue to provide the
                                                                             1/13/10                                               service because we think it is a value to the region. We are the smallest airport with
                                                                                                                                   international service to both Europe and Asia. In the long run, we hope to have the service
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                                                                                                                                   there and we anticipate it will turn around.
In the future airport layout, the cross-wind runway goes away. Is that a     Westside Economic Alliance Transportation Committee   It is used 3% of the time or less. When the wind is blowing hard from the south, yes, it will be a
problem?                                                                     1/13/10                                               problem, but otherwise not. It is a tradeoff for capacity we will need in the future with a 3rd
                                                                                                                                   parallel runway.
What is the future of the ORANG Fighter Wing?                                Westside Economic Alliance Transportation Committee   We don't know. The military is not building new aircraft. That could be an issue. In the end,
                                                                             1/13/10                                               that is a decision that will be made in Washington DC by the military.
Does the Port have designs on the ORANG land?                                Westside Economic Alliance Transportation Committee   Yes, but not to the point where we are trying to push them off the airport. Our plans show a
                                                                             1/13/10                                               long term presence of the ORANG, but the land is very valuable, whether used by ORANG or
                                                                                                                                   some other user.
What is the responsibility related to processing international passengers.   Portland Air Cargo Association 2/10/10                Staff explained the Port's role and roles of other federal agencies (Customs and Border Patrol,
                                                                                                                                   TSA, etc.) and the need to separate arriving passengers from departing passengers and how
                                                                                                                                   that results in the need to bus arriving passengers post security.
Are we close to 15 million annual passengers?                                Central Northeast Neighbors Land Use Transportation   We are going in the wrong direction. In 2007 we were at 14.6 MAP. In 2001 we are at 12.9
                                                                             Committee 3/1/2010                                    MAP with slow growth projected. It is possible that projects might be done before the threshold
                                                                                                                                   is reached.


CITY LAND USE PLAN
Will the Plan District extend beyond the airport boundaries?                 Westside Economic Alliance Transportation Committee   Yes, the intent is to provide a tool that could deal with issues outside the airport such as
                                                                             12/10/08                                              landscaping standards that address wildlife hazards.
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If there is to be an additional 250,000 square feet of commercial uses at                     g
                                                                             East Portland Neighborhood LUT Committee 5/13/09      It is p of the regional transportation model and is already considered.
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Cascade Station, is it included in the transportation model and how will
the negative impacted of increased vehicle traffic through the surrounding
neighborhoods be addressed?
Critical issues are just coming up for land use and noise is one of them.  Central Northeast Neighbors LUT 6/1/09
The noise contours will give folks a sense of what will happen with noise
as traffic increases. We will look at the opportunity cost with height
overlays as well.
More people are moving into Portland. We will need to look at the          Central Northeast Neighbors LUT 6/1/09
consequences of lowering the maximum building height vis a vis the
Portland Plan


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COMMENT                                                                         STAKEHOLDER GROUP                                 STATUS - COMMENTS
Theoretical height for aircraft. Height mostly due to the curvature of the Central Northeast Neighbors LUT 6/1/09
earth. There may not be many impacts in Portland - more east side of the
county. Prudent planning requires that we look at these issues. We don't
want to building and then tear down.

Will height contours affect the Columbia River Crossing?                        Central Northeast Neighbors LUT 6/1/09            No. Pearson affects CRC design, not PDX. At this point PDX overlays are really high.
We want to look at the possibility of taller buildings at these 2040 stations   Central Northeast Neighbors LUT 6/1/09
and main streets and want to be sure that the PDX height overlays do not
limit our planning
Are all height contours PDX based?                                              Central Northeast Neighbors LUT 6/1/09            Yes.
We don't know how things will change. How will the plan district address        Central Northeast Neighbors LUT 6/1/09            The ongoing public advisory committee will do an annual review of how things are working. In
this change? Will there be a five year review of the plan district?                                                               2017 we will have a new master plan. There will be public review of additional increment of
                                                                                                                                  transportation impacts beyond Planning Level 3.
Were destinations like IKEA included in the economic inventory?                 Concordia Neighborhood Association 6/2/09         Yes, the whole Columbia corridor from I-5 to I-205 was
Has the city Land Use Plan explored alternative sites to PDX                    Concordia Neighborhood Association 6/2/09         This analysis was done as part of the last master plan through the Regional Air Transportation
                                                                                                                                  Demand Task Force
Erwin Bergman suggested high speed rail as an alternative to air service. Concordia Neighborhood Association 6/2/09               Yes. This was analyzed as part of the forecast and will be considered in future expansion
Is this still on the table?                                                                                                       plans.
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How tall is the current height overlay zone?                                           g
                                                                          Concordia Neighborhood Association 6/2/09                    y g                       p
                                                                                                                                  Pretty high. Residential development is limited to 30-35 feet.
My understanding is that height is above sea level? When Concordia was Concordia Neighborhood Association 6/2/09
in negotiations about its soccer field and the glare from the lights.

Industrial areas typically go wider not higher                            Concordia Neighborhood Association 6/2/09
Why doesn't the Port try to develop service from Salem to divert noise as Airport Futures Public Meeting Vancouver WA 6/4/09
part of Airport Futures?
I'm concerned about Mayor Pollard sending noise over Vancouver            Airport Futures Public Meeting Vancouver WA 6/4/09
Do you think the airport will move?                                       Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09
Does the City of Portland have land use authority?                        Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09      Yes, but changing from a conditional use to Plan district.
The area around Columbia and Lombard is supposed to be industrial         Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09
McKnight: Worry about small businesses in face of Cascade Station         Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                         This is a larger policy question for the Columbia Corridor. Airport Futures is not proposing any
development. Can you set up something to not compete with small                                                                   changes to the base zones.
businesses?
McKnight: Not land use planning, big guy planning                         Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                         Will be providing information on areas outside the Airport Plan District boundaries to the
                                                                                                                                  Portland plan.
McKnight: Should fold urban renewal concept into land use plan as public Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09
investments are being made.
McCarney: What is Columbia South Shore Plan                              Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                          Plan District for an industrial area that runs from N. Portland from confluence of the Columbia
                                                                                                                                  Slough to Troutdale. Policies reinforce industrial development. Still urban renewal area.
                                                                                                                                  Expires 2012. Tax increment financing used to put in Airport Way. Also includes warehouses
                                                                                                                                  for just in time delivery
What is year of transportation model?                                           Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                   Metro's model for 2035.
Did you add in Safe Sound Green Street options?                                 Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                   All existing City policies will apply, unless specifically mentioned in the plan district.
What are we losing going to a Plan district? Will LUBA appeal be                Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                   The neighborhoods are giving additional flexibility to the Port in exchange for the big issues to
retained for a third runway?                                                                                                      go before City Council rather than a hearings officer. All land use decisions are appealable in
                                                                                                                                  one form or another. Several large impact developments such as a decentralized terminal will
                                                                                                                                  require a Type III city review
McKnight: Will you attempt to define significant city impact?                   Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                   Anything that has an impact outside Port property is considered significant.




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McKnight: Can City or someone else trigger the Master Plan update?            Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                   The Master Plan is a FAA-mandated and Port-driven plan. It's not like the master plan required
                                                                                                                                for a conditional use permit, which required an update every 8-10 years. If something happens
                                                                                                                                unexpectedly it will trigger the Port to update their master plan and would likely require City
                                                                                                                                review. OPIS could also request additional review anywhere along the line.

McKnight: Concerned about requesting. Need to ensure equal                    Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                   OPIS will speak directly to Aviation Director and can go to Port Commission at any point. OPIS
discussion at the table.                                                                                                        is designed to be highly influential.
Who is going to protect the community from the City and Port? For             Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                   If something comes up OPIS can go to City Council. OPIS will protect. It requires us to be
example, housing density                                                                                                        more open, to be in the public realm and take seriously those concerns or ignore them at our
                                                                                                                                own peril. This is not the Port of the 1970s.
McKnight: Include something to address City-Port conflict.                    Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                   Perhaps a conflict resolution/mediation clause in the intergovernmental agreement to allow
                                                                                                                                joint perspective resolution.
McKnight: The only thing list in my view is that the Conditional Use          Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09
Master Plan Permit is owned by the City not the Port, and has a firm
timeline. The trade-off is more of a partnership and less adversarial. Lost
of process. Will defend you before Planning Commission on your
process.
McKnight: Is there anything special planned for the Fall?                     Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                   Community meetings in late September/early October to review draft land use plan.
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McKnight: You may want to consider a 10 year moratorium on the third             y                  p
                                                                              Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09
runway. Recognize cannot say forever.
Residents of Hayden Island generally desire more services and realize         HiNoon Neighborhood Association 8/13/2009         The noise overlay has been in place since 1990 and is based on a 1990 65 DNL noise contour.
that those services are related to the number of island residents. Does                                                         Yes, the 2008 65 DNL noise contour is smaller but with operations forecast to increase over
the height overlay restrict development on Hayden Island? How does the                                                          time we also expect the noise contour to increase in size. This is an issue that the PAG will be
noise overlay restrict development and might we consider a smaller noise                                                        discussing in the coming months. The CRC project and other issues also influence the amount
overlay given changes in noise contours over time?                                                                              and type of development on Hayden Island.

Is it correct that the third runway is not part of the proposed development? Northeast Coalition of Neighbors LUT 10/28/09      The third runway is demand driven. Growth has been slow and demand for a new3 runway is
                                                                                                                                well beyond 2035. If demand, then new legislative process required for approval of the runway.
                                                                                                                                The land use plan will include code language that the third runway is prohibited development.

James Woods, School Board president, asked if the future plan for the         Parkrose School Board meeting 11/23/09            Other than changes inside the terminal, commercial development on the airport will be limited
airport includes more commercial development, as taxes for such                                                                 to Cascade Station.
development helps pay for the local school district.
What are the implications of the environmental program update for             Columbia Corridor Association Board 2/19/2010     For the majority of properties the update will change the level of protection from low to high, but
industrial property owners?                                                                                                     not expand the existing footprint of the overlays. The main exception is the golf courses that
                                                                                                                                will have additional overlays (low level). Staff is talking individually with the owners of the golf
                                                                                                                                courses. One benefit is that some properties will be removed from the Columbia South Shore
                                                                                                                                plan District and placed into he Airport Plan District that has fewer regulations. Examples of
                                                                                                                                additional regulations include a requirement to cross the main arms of the slough by bridge and
                                                                                                                                                                                    projects.
                                                                                                                                to remove pavement in resources for significant projects



ONGOING PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT COMMITTEE

Talk to community land use committees; continue to do neighborhood            Grant Park Neighborhood Association 2/24/09
outreach; continue working with PAG; do online surveys; do articles with
links to web site; let group decide whether to weigh in on preliminary or
final draft; Coordinate with Hollywood Star.



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Will there be another AirFair this year?                                     Parkrose Heights Association of Neighbors 3/24/09    Considering the current economic challenges we were not planning the event this year, but
                                                                                                                                  hope to do it again in the future.
The Port does a great job of sending notices through email.                  Sumner Association of Neighbors 4/16/09
Will the ongoing public involvement committee assist with outreach on an     East Portland Neighborhood LUT Committee 5/13/09     Yes. Committee members will advise staff how and when to most effectively conduct outreach
ongoing basis?                                                                                                                    in a meaningful way, which could include conducting joint outreach.
Making decisions about the future is always difficult. That is why the       Central Northeast Neighbors LUT 6/1/09
ongoing public advisory committee will be important - for feedback from
the airport, neighbors and businesses.
Was there consensus on the size and composition of the ongoing public        Concordia Neighborhood Association 6/2/09            yes.
involvement committee?
Great job with public outreach. Surprised by consensus on ongoing            Airport Futures Public Meeting Vancouver WA 6/4/09
public involvement committee.
Would this committee be ongoing?                                             Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09   Yes
The ongoing public involvement committee is new and innovative, not          Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09
PAG
This is an opportunity to determine what the committee will be. It will      Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09
invoke principles, values, triple bottom line, and inclusiveness of PAG.

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McCartney: Who is the Northeast Coalition of Neighbors rep? Who is the Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                            The committee has not been created and will not be convened until Fall 2010/Winter 2011.
environmental justice rep?                                                                                                        The seats are open. Your coalition will be involved in the NECN appointment.
McKnight: If not volunteers through neighborhood coalitions please check Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09
with the Citywide Land Use Group for a rep. Do not give up the seat.

McKnight: Why no AIR rep?                                                    Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                      AIR self-selected out. They felt that the broad representation on PAG and OPIS addressed
                                                                                                                                  their concerns about community engagement.
Consider adding someone from the Office of Healthy Working Rivers and        Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                      Good input. Probably involved through the technical advisory pool.
BES Watershed.
McKnight: Consensus and majority/minority voting is important.               Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                      Agreed. It has served Airport Futures well.
Kincaid: The Public Involvement Subcommittee felt that mentoring and         Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                      December 2009 or January 2010
training of the new committee members is important. When will you go to
Planning Commission again?
McKnight: It would be a bad public relations for a good process to begin     Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                      Moved to February 2010
Planning Commission in December.
In OPIS, where would Maywood Park fit?                                       Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09                    After discussion with how Maywood Park has gotten representation on other east county
                                                                                                                                  issues, staff suggested that perhaps we could amend the East County list of communities to
                                                                                                                                  include Maywood Park. Maywood Park noted that they have worked with the Four Cities in the
                                                                                                                                  past and have a great relationship with the City of Fairview.
Councilor Harris: Appreciate aircraft flight tracking. Agree with all the    Vancouver City Council Work Session 8/17/09          The City's decision was based on resources. With sponsorship there is an expectation of a
comments about PDX being a great airport. Free WiFi and little cubbies                                                            commitment of resources to this body. Regardless of sponsorship, City and southwest
    helpful
are helpful. Why did the City decline to sponsor the ongoing public                                                                                                  table.
                                                                                                                                  Washington will have a seat at the table Look forward to further discussion of possible
involvement subcommittee. Hope the City reconsiders.                                                                              sponsorship by the City.
Mayor Pollard: PDX is an asset for the entire region. It's tried very hard   Vancouver City Council Work Session 8/17/09
to be a quality airport. Pleased with that. We will look at sponsorship
again.
Ann: What if just member of the PCAC were a person of color? Would           Coalition of Communities of Color 10/20/09           Our goal is to have the PCAC be diverse in all respects. Help us recruit members/seed
that be okay?                                                                                                                     membership through other organizations (i.e. neighborhoods)
Julie: Why four representatives from neighborhoods?                          Coalition of Communities of Color 10/20/09           Four neighborhood coalitions surround PDX and have asked for representation
Lee: There is an ONI Diversity in Civic Leadership Program. Perhaps it       Coalition of Communities of Color 10/20/09
cannot fill 4 seats, they should extend to this group.



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Tricis: Why not recommend appointments to neighborhood coalitions?           Coalition of Communities of Color 10/20/09

Ann: At what point does the committee lose credibility because 95%           Coalition of Communities of Color 10/20/09         Had same diversity goal for PAG. Ended up with 4 members of color out of 30 reps. PCAC
white? Why not set a target?                                                                                                    appointments will be made by the interest organizations. Don't see this changing as we want
                                                                                                                                accountability back to the interest groups. Also, consensus on this approach and membership
                                                                                                                                to date.
Hector: Sponsors confirm so sponsors could look at PCAC diversity and Coalition of Communities of Color 10/20/09                May be challenging as investment in appointment already in place. Earlier in process would
screen for final confirmation.                                                                                                  make most sense.
Lee: We urge you to encourage diversity in the advisory goby that       Coalition of Communities of Color 10/20/09
reflects the community. COCC wants to participate.
Lee: How does PCAC relate to the Portland Plan? How will it coordinate? Coalition of Communities of Color 10/20/09              The PCAC is a City-Port committee. The Portland Plan is City lead. There will be updates to
                                                                                                                                the PCAC on the Portland Plan and other City initiatives, and a senior management
                                                                                                                                representative from Bureau of Planning and Sustainability will be on PCAC and hear
                                                                                                                                issues/concerns to fold into Portland Plan.
Tricia: Process has triple bottom line focus. Equity or Social component Coalition of Communities of Color 10/20/09             Will send PowerPoint to Julia to share with missing Coalition members. Also will summarize
needs to be there. Perhaps there could be an appointment criteria which                                                         takeaways from his meeting and share with the PAG prior to decision making on PCAC.
relates to equity. There's a difference between a person of color member
versus a member representing persons of color.

Lee: Go forward with proposal. Call us to help with diversity.               Coalition of Communities of Color 10/20/09         I recommend Rhonnda Edmiston-Parsons come meet with COCC to discuss the Port's
                                                                                                                                mentorship and DBE contracting program.
We plan to recommend Maywood Park Councilor Casey Hill to the PCAC.          Five Cities Meeting 10/22/09                       We don't yet need an appointment, but I will hold his name. The PCAC won't be created until
He is the Marketing Director for Gateway Communications                                                                         Fall 2010/Winter 2011.
How do you see keeping Columbia Slough Watershed Council and other           Northeast Coalition of Neighbors LUT 10/28/09      This is an issue with many of our stakeholders. The quarterly meetings will help keep all
environmental interest at the OPIS table as they have discrete areas of                                                         engaged as well as informed. CSWC is not an advocacy group and has broader interest.
focus?
I'm confident that NECN would like representation on this body.              Northeast Coalition of Neighbors LUT 10/28/09      That's terrific
Have you considered having the chair of the City Noise Review Board          Northeast Coalition of Neighbors LUT 10/28/09      OPIS will have a broader focus than noise. CNAC will continue to provide technical input on
represented on the OPIS committee                                                                                               noise issues and collaborate with OPIS on these issues where possible. OPIS' noise focus will
                                                                                                                                be more land use policy oriented. One of the recommendations coming out of this process is
                                                                                                                                to create a Beyond 65 DNL Noise Work Group to explore possible noise mitigation outside the
                                                                                                                                65 DNL. This work group will include Noise Review Board, CNAC and any other interested
                                                                                                                                members.
Please send a copy of the OPIS framework for circulation to the board.       Northeast Coalition of Neighbors LUT 10/28/09      We will do that

The County is interested in having a delegate to the PDX Community           Multnomah County Board of Commissioners 11/12/09   Confirmed spot on committee. Appointment request to follow in summer 2010.
Advisory Committee. Interested in community impacts of the airport.
Very interested in economic impacts.
Chris Madsen: Will the PDX Community Advisory Committee review just          Port G-2 Aviation Meeting 11/17/09                 The requirement is for new development, new planning studies and new programs. However,
     development
new development, not leases?                                                                                                                           (Beaches,                                                   it.
                                                                                                                                for notable new leases (Beaches Elephant's Deli) we would certainly inform them of it

Bill Allen: Can we exclude individual maintenance projects from the          Port G-2 Aviation Meeting 11/17/09                 Threshold is just for new development
threshold?
Steve Schreiber: Focus will be on projects with community impacts.           Port G-2 Aviation Meeting 11/17/09
Bill Allen: Will capital asset preservation be excluded (HVAC, new carpet,   Port G-2 Aviation Meeting 11/17/09                 Yes, but the committee will get an overview. Will focus on these on a programmatic level.
roof repair?) $750,000 is a fairly low threshold.                                                                               Bringing them before the committee every two years or so.
Daren Griffin: Skeptical that quarterly meetings will be sufficient. HAIR    Port G-2 Aviation Meeting 11/17/09                 Start with fewer and add as needed. Capital list for next three years is modest. Easier to add
started with bimonthly.                                                                                                         than to delete meetings as we have found. Public Involvement Subcommittee was interested
                                                                                                                                in more meetings.



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Commissioner Daggett: Which airport model of ongoing committee was            Aviation Task Force 1/12/10                                There was not one model that stood out. We used elements of many. Diversity of
most successful?                                                                                                                         membership was a key learning. Broader focus than noise was another. HAIR was the closest
                                                                                                                                         model of an ongoing advisory committee that has significant influence on the Airport Zone and
                                                                                                                                         safety, and compatibility overlay approval. They were an advocacy group on this issue.

Commissioner Daggett: What interests are represented on the PDX               Aviation Task Force 1/12/10                                20 voting members & 10 ex-officio, noted who was voting and who was not: Portland and
ongoing committee?                                                                                                                       Vancouver neighborhoods, CNAC, Clark, Multnomah & Clackamas Counties, Metro, Cities of
                                                                                                                                         Portland & Vancouver, East County, Airport Issues Roundtable, PDX Wildlife, Regional
                                                                                                                                         transportation planner, Port & City staff, Environmental, Sustainability, Social Justice, FAA,
                                                                                                                                         Airline, FBO/Business interest, Military, Tenant, Airport Labor, Airport Business, Tourism, large
                                                                                                                                         business that uses DPX, Public Transit user, City Club.
Commissioner Daggett: Is the new Vancouver Mayor up to speed and              Aviation Task Force 1/12/10                                Yes, we just briefed Council on Airport Futures in August. Then Councilor Leavitt (now Mayor
supportive of the PCAC?                                                                                                                  Leavitt) was part of that briefing. At that time they asked for a sponsorship role of the PCAC.

Walt Evans: PCAC is a 30 member committee and the business                    Portland Business Alliance 1/12/10                         Jay explained that there are 20 voting members on this committee. There are 10 ex-officio and
community has only one spot?                                                                                                             mostly government agencies. With voting positions there is more than one business interest
                                                                                                                                         position. Kathryn provided full list.
Veronica Rinard: I sit on the PAG and is one of the business reps. For        Portland Business Alliance 1/12/10
that p                         y           q
     process. Please share any concerns, questions with me. She
reinforced the collaboration among interests in this process.




SUSTAINABILITY

Bill Blosser said one exciting part of this is that the Port Commission is    Portland Planning Commission Information Briefing 6/9/09
committed to be the most sustainable airport in the world by 2025. We
are working through what this would look like - how it fits into the city's
Climate Change Plan. This is being ably assisted by Phil Ralston and
           g                             pp                   g
Sean Loughran. Pleased with staff, support of the Planning Commission,
PAG members who by the fact that they have participated in 16 PAG
meetings with very little loss of attendance demonstrates that they are
getting things out of this.




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Radio Cab Green Team discussed bold new sustainability initiatives at the Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09
company. They have 180 owners and 500 drivers. His ideas about
sustainability at PDX follow: sometimes there is a two hour backfield wait.
Port could institute an anti-idling policy. By providing a lounge with
heating/cooling drivers would not run their engines while waiting. The City
Ordinance could include a new permit requirement for alternative fuel
automobiles. It is challenging for the cab industry to change to fuel-
efficient vehicles. The auto industry has yet to produce an economical
eco-friendly vehicle suitable for the cab business. Chevrolet CNG cabs
are used in South America, but these vehicles are not available here.
20,000 miles/yr airport related X 150 vehicles = 3,000,000 miles/year @ 1
poundco2@/mi = 3,000,000 pounds co2/year

How is Airport Futures addressing carbon reduction?                          NPNS Land Use Transportation Committee 6/15/2009     Airport Futures will likely have a goal to be the most sustainable airport in the world with a
                                                                                                                                  specific target of being carbon neutral for Port operations by 2035.
A visitor's parents own a sustainable houseboat on the Columbia. They        Explorando el Columbia Slough 6/20/09                Staff explained the sustainability features incorporated into Airport Futures.
are woken up each day at 9am by the F15's. They understand but don't
like the noise. They have had solar panels for the past 35 years.

PDX/Columbia River is in the migratory bird path. Tough to address           Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09                    Staff talked about the City's efforts to put in place landscaping standards specific to airports.
wildlife hazard management issues.                                                                                                Also talked about PDX's wildlife hazard management plan and non-lethal wildlife management
                                                                                                                                  efforts.
Commissioner Cogen: In your sustainability vision and values, you include Multnomah County Board of Commissioners 11/12/09        Provided an overview of the cargo feeder process which followed the Part 150 noise program.
aircraft noise as an issue. I live in and represent N/NE Portland. What                                                           Also discussed the Beyond 65 DNL Work Group to look at impacts outside the federally
are you doing to address box haulers?                                                                                             recognized noise impact area. Committed to provide implementation status report on the
                                                                                                                                  cargo feeders.
Greg Sparks: Will sustainability work drive the Port's efforts?              Port G-2 Aviation Meeting 11/17/09                   Each will inform the other. PAG's efforts were informed by the Port's work and the Port's work
                                                                                                                                  will hopefully be informed by the ongoing PDX Community Advisory Committee

NATURAL RESOURCES

Four property owners wanted to know how they will be affected. Two of  Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09
the people have houses along the slough and have natural resources on
their property
How was the natural resources inventory created and what does it mean? Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09

How do you decide what a natural resource is?                                Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09   Methodology is forthcoming and the next step will be to update the environmental overlay
                                                                                                                                  zones.
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Concerned about the exhaust from the airplanes and its impacts on air           p                         g
                                                                             Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09
and water quality.
There is a junkyard along the slough. Is this allowed?                       Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09
There was an observation about the blackberries along Cornfoot Road          Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09   The Integrated Pest Management work done by BES is aimed at removing invasive plants and
                                                                                                                                  plant native plants instead.
I've heard the Port regularly throws tarps over flocks of Starlings on the   Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09
runway and gasses them.
                                                                             Airport Futures Public Meeting Portland OR 6/10/09
What is the Natural Resources Inventory? Why are you doing it? PDX           Explorando el Columbia Slough 6/20/09
affects a large part of the slough



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I ride my bike in this area a lot and was surprised to find a lot of            Explorando el Columbia Slough 6/20/09
residences in the area. When you are in the residential pockets it is hard
to know you are next to an airport or industrial area until a plane flies over.

How will you address issue of watershed value over cargo needs?               Citywide Land Use Group 6/29/09                            Areas are zoned industrial, but through the process are updating the Natural Resources
                                                                                                                                         inventory and zoning. There will be a balancing as part of that.
Concern regarding natural resource mitigation costing millions of dollars     Airline Affairs Committee 10/22/09                         We are tracking this issue closely and still have more work to do.
and locking up land
Commissioner Daggett: I am familiar with natural resource regulation.         Aviation Task Force 1/12/10
Was involved in the Ronler Acres siting of 3 plants and the creation of
wetland for those impacts.

GENERAL PROJECT PROCESS RELATED COMMENTS



Is the PAG membership set?                                                    Grant Park Neighborhood Association 2/24/09                Yes, extensive citizen and City Council involvement in the composition.
The planning committee needs to expand its scope, even if it means using      Airport Futures Public Meeting Vancouver WA 6/4/09
Senators and Representatives
It is important to realize that Vancouver is as involved as Portland in the
planning for the airport
I will share this information with Fisher's Landing Neighborhood              Airport Futures Public Meeting Vancouver WA 6/4/09
Association
Marvelous job of planning best airport. Great views, better than houses or    Airport Futures Public Meeting Vancouver WA 6/4/09
industrial.
Bill Blosser summarized the 4 steps of where we've been and where we          Portland Planning Commission Information Briefing 6/9/09
are now. Began with forming, then storming, and then norming - where
we set expectations. We are now in the decision-making (performing)
portion of where we are making recommendations. The PAG was born
from a lot of controversy with two City Council meetings over
representation. There was a lot of angst, controversy and not much trust.
It was not clear that we would make it. The opposite has occurred. We
have a remarkably cohesive and smoothly running group. Thanks to Sam
Imperati, staff and PAG. I would guardedly say that we have met my goal
for the process - that we would bring you something that you could pass
without controversy. I say guarded because the biggest issue is ahead,
the 3rd runway and whether we decide to preserve that option. Hopefully
we will return to you in the fall with a consensus recommendation.

Bill Blosser reported that although the PAG started in controversy       Portland Planning Commission 6/9/09
because various people felt they were not included, an expanded advisory
group has worked well together, with a cohesive, smoothly running
process. He said the group is ready to make decisions, including whether
to preserve the option of a third runway in the future.




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Dave Smith, PAG vice chair: You are up to speed on the process. There Port of Portland Commission Information Briefing 6/10/09
is not much I want to add. I will say that the PAG is effective and working
because people who were chosen to be a part of the process said yes,
they devoted their time and effort to this planning process. We also have
an excellent facilitator who injects humor where necessary. This process
has brought us together. All interested parties are represented and taking
part. We believe we will bring you something that you can work with - an
effective long range plan for the future.

Alesia Reese, PAG member, Parkrose School Board, Woodland                    Port of Portland Commission Information Briefing 6/10/09
Neighborhood: Having encountered a wide variety of public involvement,
the experiences provided through Airport Futures have been unique.
Perhaps I am jaded by the expertise of the participants, the strong staff
support or the outstanding leadership demonstrated at each event.
Maybe it's the professionalism of the individuals, consultants, media and
public. Of course, it could be the diversity of the members or the
importance of the project. Than again, the time and resources devoted to
Airport Futures and the support demonstrate its significance to the region
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and state. Ultimately, Airport Futures has been successful because of the
cooperation and planning devoted by its sponsors, the Port of Portland
and the city of Portland. It is hard work to be with these people, work that
is meaningful, work that is engaging and work that counts. I am fortunate
to be a part of this effort. Thank you.

John Weigant, PAG member, Air Traffic Issues Roundtable member: I'm               Port of Portland Commission Information Briefing 6/10/09
a familiar face to most of you, usually appearing before you to comment
that your public process has been weak, leading to poorer outcomes for
the public. This time I am here to congratulate you on designing a really
good public involvement process, and it is taking us places where we
need to be, directions that would not have happened in former times. In
particular, the emerging concept of a sustainable airport is surfacing. The
Port is showing remarkable leadership, starting on a path that all
government and industry must follow. The world is changing, and it's hard
to shift paradigms, but the Port is starting this new way of thinking. Thank
you. It's going to be a hard trip for all of us. I'd also like to tell you your
staff has done a superb job, from top to bottom. As you know, the PAG
was formed to reflect a wide variety of interests. As an issue cam up, one
would say "I want this," and another would say "I want the opposite," and
staff would somehow combine the two perspectives into language where
            say,                                impressive
we'd both say "Yes!" Their work has been impressive. One of the best
parts of the process has been the subcommittee structure. The PAG was
Judi Johansen, Port Commissioner: It's hard to top that. This is notable          Port of Portland Commission Information Briefing 6/10/09
and fantastic.
Bill Wyatt: Can we linger here a little longer to savor this                      Port of Portland Commission Information Briefing 6/10/09
Judi Johansen: Let's do that.                                                     Port of Portland Commission Information Briefing 6/10/09
The group complimented staff on the Airport Futures process and staff's           NPNS Land Use Transportation Committee 6/15/2009
willingness to come out often to update the community.
Will AirFair happen again this year?                                              Explorando el Columbia Slough 6/20/09                      Not this year, but look for it again in the future.

Mayor Hardie:A lot of PAG meetings.                                               Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09

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Councilor Akers: PAG meetings conflict with our Council meetings               Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09                        Subcommittee meetings are scheduled on other dates and are open to all. Hold public
                                                                                                                                        meetings to not conflict with other meetings. Stakeholder outreach supplements PAG work,
                                                                                                                                        which is why we are here today.
Councilor Snodgrass: What is the PAG makeup                                    Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09                        Staff described composition and highlighted differences from OPIS.
Administrator Risley: I love the airport. You do a great job.                  Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09
Councilor Marshall: I like Laurelwood at PDX.                                  Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09
Mayor Hardie: You have a tough job. The community needs an airport             Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09
but the airport has noise impacts on people. You have to find a way to
make it work for all interests.
Councilor Leavitt: What 3 points about the proposed Airport Futures plan       Vancouver City Council Work Session 8/17/09              Vision and values, compact form planning, a and quality and diversity of services. The airport
would prevent PDX from becoming like LAX - to keep the customer focus?                                                                  is a reflection of the community that it exists in. The concessions program where local
                                                                                                                                        restaurants like Beaches are featured. PDX has had a customer service ethos for some time
                                                                                                                                        which has won Conde Nast awards. We are committed to this focus as we move to the future.

Alesia Reese, PAG member, opened the meeting by offering                       Parkrose School Board meeting 11/23/09
complimentary comments about the Airport Futures process ("the best I've
ever been involved with") and products.
Commissioner Daggett and Olson: Both wanted to acknowledge the                 Aviation Task Force 1/12/10
collaborative and hard work of the PAG.
Commissioner Daggett: I am aware that the Port may not concur with             Aviation Task Force 1/12/10
some of the PAG recommendations. I recognize the need to be careful
about the language in a resolution or legal document.
What happens when there are competing financial needs between safety           Westside Economic Alliance Transportation Committee      We have competing needs all the time and we balance those needs on an ongoing basis.
and capacity?                                                                  1/13/10


NON-PROJECT RELATED COMMENTS

Members were interested in the OANG F-15 overhead approach                     Central Northeast Neighbors general meeting 12/11/08
procedures and aircraft noise in their neighborhood.
General discussion regarding North Runway Extension, Deicing, and              Beaumont Wilshire Neighborhood Association Board Mtg
emissions                                                                      1/12/09
What is the economic impact to the community of this construction              Grant Park Neighborhood Association 2/24/09              $3 for every dollar expended
project?
Has LH and NWA notified Port that there would be no air service impact         Grant Park Neighborhood Association 2/24/09              Decision on service will be independent of this extension project, and based on whether or not
with the extension of the runway?                                                                                                       it makes money.
Is there any way to put controls on F-15's? I have a disabled child who        Grant Park Neighborhood Association 2/24/09              No, this is a federal issue. We work with the military to move their operations to non-peak
reacts strongly to the noise of F-15's. Is the military expected to make                                                                times.
any changes?
A multi-faceted conversation regarding issues pertinent to West Hayden         Town Hall on West Hayden Island 2/26/09
Island, including jobs, environmental considerations, livability,
sustainability.
NREX: When planes come in how will they be funneled and sequenced?             Argay Neighborhood Association General Meeting 3/17/09   The south runway approach will not change, during closures propeller aircraft might use
Will this project affect how planes depart? Feels like the planes are lining                                                            crosswind runway. After the extension more aircraft might use the north runway. The FAA has
up further out but larger planes are being sequenced directly over the                                                                  ultimate control where the planes fly, but noise abatement procedures minimize the impact.
neighborhood
Where do F-15's land now and where will they land during construction?         Argay Neighborhood Association General Meeting 3/17/09   They primarily use the south runway, but will use the north runway during the south runway
                                                                                                                                        closure.
Several questions regarding construction projects, future development          Teamsters Retirees Luncheon 4/1/09
and how projects will bring employment to the area.


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COMMENT                                                                        STAKEHOLDER GROUP                                     STATUS - COMMENTS
NREX: Is the new length sufficient for all aircraft that use PDX? How          Sumner Association of Neighbors 4/16/09
does the runway closure impact our neighborhood? How much does the
project cost and where will the money come from?
Will the Port be moving all its employees to the airport soon?                 Rose City Park neighborhood association mtg 5/26/09
Will the Post Office move its downtown facility to the airport, and if so      Rose City Park neighborhood association mtg 5/26/09
what will the traffic impacts be?
What will the split of operations be between the two runways when the          Airport Futures Public Meeting Vancouver WA 6/4/09    About 50/50, the same as before the construction started.
north runway is complete?
What type of additional landing equipment will be added to the crosswind       Airport Futures Public Meeting Vancouver WA 6/4/09    None. It is a visual landing runway which doesn't have navigational aids.
runway?
What about air quality issues and where do those get addressed? There          NPNS Land Use Transportation Committee 6/15/2009      There was discussion about DEQ and air sheds, but the Airport Futures process does not
was concern about the particulates that are deposited on cars and boats                                                              address air quality directly.
in the area.
I would like to sit in an aircraft and look around the airport.                Explorando el Columbia Slough 6/20/09                 Attend the Hillsboro Open House in the fall, where a helicopter is open for the kids to sit in and
                                                                                                                                     take a photo. Airport tours are also available.
What does PDX stand for?                                                       Explorando el Columbia Slough 6/20/09                 All airports have a unique 3 letter code to identify the airport on tickets, baggage and in
                                                                                                                                     computer reservation systems.
A woman who lives by the airport said it's very noise, as is the light rail.   Explorando el Columbia Slough 6/20/09                 She was provided CNAC and NREX information.

Several people commented on aircraft noise                                     Explorando el Columbia Slough 6/20/09
Two people inquired about employment opportunities with the Port               Explorando el Columbia Slough 6/20/09
Councilor Akers: We asked for noise monitoring equipment in Maywood            Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09
Park but the results were inconclusive due to I-84 traffic.
Councilor Akers: City of Portland maps do not show Maywood Park                Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09
although you have our tax information.
Councilor Snodgrass: How long has WebTrak been up? I did not see a             Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09                     The link is there at
link on the Port's website.                                                                                                          www.portofportland.com/Airportstab/NoiseManagementtab/WebTrakNeighborhoodFlightTracki
                                                                                                                                     ng Box
If Delta/Northwest was not here we'd have no international presence.           Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09                     Without Delta, the region would not have Asia and Europe air service. We would continue to
                                                                                                                                     have international air service through Vancouver and Calgary, Canada.
Administrator Risley: Need a bridge to Camas with all the growth out       Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09
there. Our traffic calming measures are because of cut through traffic in
Maywood Park
Mayor Hardie: We definitely want a seat on CNAC. That's a given. We Maywood Park City Council 7/21/09
will get back to you on our nomination.
Counselor Smith: Delta is an excellent airline. We are fortunate to have Vancouver City Council Work Session 8/17/09                 We share your concern. Keenly aware of the importance of international air service to the
them. Sorry to have Lufthansa depart. Given our proximity to Sea-TAC,                                                                region. This is why we have taken actions to help retain the service. We are staying close to
have concerns about retaining that international connection. International                                                           airlines throughout to understand service and needs and why we created the International Air
connection is a key to our economic development. I hope the Port is                                                                  Service Committee.
                                Sea-TAC.
lobbying not to lose flights to Sea TAC I hope the business community
will lobby up front on the importance of this service.

Mayor Pollard: Dave flew to Asia. Did you fly to Europe as well?               Vancouver City Council Work Session 8/17/09           Some. Some airlines have been successful in creating a hub and some have not. The goal is
                                                                                                                                     to create a loss leader until there is a stranglehold on the market like in Atlanta. This would not
                                                                                                                                     work in Portland. 10 years ago it was a major hub but his was before long range aircraft.




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COMMENT                                                                           STAKEHOLDER GROUP                               STATUS - COMMENTS
Delta is trying to make a go of it with a $3.5 million subsidy. This seems        Vancouver City Council Work Session 8/17/09     International flights are expensive to operate. The Port took this step after talking with large
contradictory to sustainability, that planes fly with empty seats.                                                                market customers in the region about their business travel. It gave the Port the confidence that
                                                                                                                                  there will be an increase in traffic to sustain the PDX-Tokyo service longer term. The Port
                                                                                                                                  would not have made this investment on behalf of the community if we did not think the flights
                                                                                                                                  were sustainable.
Councilor Stewart: PDX is great. It is easy. We are grateful that it is in        Vancouver City Council Work Session 8/17/09
the region. It is safe. We appreciate the quality and caliper of the people
ensuring that safety. Believe the idea of expanding peripheral uses at the
airport is good as it reduces transportation costs. Military jets are fine with
me.
Councilor Stewart: I do have a concern about the North Runway                     Vancouver City Council Work Session 8/17/09     Regardless of which runway all planes will converge to the departure course. By the time they
extension. There will be a temporary increase in noise with the                                                                   reach Esther Short it makes no difference which runway you take off from. Recognize that this
rehabilitation of the south runway. It would be good to reinforce to the                                                          is not true for the homes on the bluff. Expect the change in traffic from the south to the north
citizens that this will be on a temporary basis and what the difference in                                                        runway over the long term will be minimal. Aircraft on gates to the south tend to use the south
noise they can expect. I would emphasize changes in jet engines to                                                                runway. Aircraft on gates to the north tend to use the north runway.
mitigate noise impacts.
Councilor Jollota: Is there a link to web tracking on the City of Vancouver       Vancouver City Council Work Session 8/17/09     Yes, under Pearson Air Field Airport tab.
website?
Councilor Jollota: Several y         g                 g
                              years ago there was a negative incident with                     y
                                                                                  Vancouver City Council Work Session 8/17/09                       p                            g                             p
                                                                                                                                  Yes. Notification process on international delegations to airlines and Transportation Securityy
an Asian businessmen. Has this situation improved?                                                                                Administration. We've worked hard with Customs and Border Protection and Transportation
                                                                                                                                  Security Administration. Have put cultural sensitivity training in place, among other things.

Councilor Smith: PDX is an expensive asset. Is the Port looking at                Vancouver City Council Work Session 8/17/09     Yes. Taxiway A funding. Also benefit from Columbia Boulevard/82nd Avenue funding
economic stimulus funding?
Councilor Smith: What is the status of federal funding for the military?          Vancouver City Council Work Session 8/17/09     Operations have declined since the 2000 master plan and we have projected that military
                                                                                                                                  operations will remain flat for the planning period. Not on a list of major federal investment.
                                                                                                                                  The military has a seat on the Planning Advisory Committee and is working with us to
                                                                                                                                  understand their long-term needs.
Councilor Stewart: Wanted to let Delta Dave know that I would welcome             Vancouver City Council Work Session 8/17/09
a visit. My door is always open.
Councilor Harris: We want to thank the city of Portland and the Port for          Vancouver City Council Work Session 8/17/09
supporting the international air service.
Councilor Jollota: Not getting as many noise complaints. Perhaps this is          Vancouver City Council Work Session 8/17/09
because there is better information with the self-service web track. Or it
could be that aircraft signatures are significantly quieter.
Mayor Pollard: Tragic to lose any major carrier. Asia air service is critical     Vancouver City Council Work Session 8/17/09     It's important to use the service we have.

Mayor Knight: What is the status of international air service?                    Five Cities Meeting 10/22/09                    Continue to promote. In the balance, small market. Why committed to Delta one-time
                                                                                                                                  retention fee. Working with International Air Service Committee
What is the status of the North Runway Extension?                                 Five Cities Meeting 10/22/09                                      project                                   period.
                                                                                                                                  It's a three year project, with May to October construction period Then the rehab of the SRE
                                                                                                                                  will be the summer of 2011.
Mayor Hardie: You now have a CNAC member from Maywood Park,                       Five Cities Meeting 10/22/09                    Yes, thank you.
Karen Meyers.
Mayor Weatherby: We want to participate. What have other advisory                 Five Cities Meeting 10/22/09                    Lise reviewed some of the accomplishments from our research. Referenced HAIR airport
bodies done?                                                                                                                      zone.
Mayor Weatherby: We're very interested in the Fairview portion of TRIP.           Five Cities Meeting 10/22/09                    TRIP is outside of the PCAC purview, but continue our partnership with East County on
Rezoning because of agricultural overlay. Want to make sure not a                                                                 development of TRIP.
parking lot. Understand that a portion of the site will be for mitigation.
Want some tax revenue.



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COMMENT                                                                     STAKEHOLDER GROUP                                                 STATUS - COMMENTS
Sam: We occasionally hear noise complaints in Corbett. Do you get           Five Cities Meeting 10/22/09                                      Lise said she would get back to Sam with that information.
those complaints? What is the height of those aircraft?
Commissioner Shiprack: There is a lot of environmental legislation          Multnomah County Board of Commissioners 11/12/09                  Yes. Also evaluating a kiosk in the airport. Jay mentioned goal of PDX being climate neutral
pending related to carbon offsets. Is there an opportunity to sign up for                                                                     by 2035. Lise clarified that this was for operations we control.
carbon offsets on your website?
Commissioner McKeel: As a passenger, PDX is the best airport in the         Multnomah County Board of Commissioners 11/12/09                  Thank you.
country.
The County is interested in learning more about the Port's strategic plan   Multnomah County Board of Commissioners 11/12/09                  We look forward to this partnership and will share our strategic plan and forecasts. We are
with respect to the airport and other marine and industrial development.                                                                      committed to providing a copy of the forecast information.

Dr. Karen Fischer Gray, district superintendent, asked who she could talk Parkrose School Board meeting 11/23/09                              Contact information for Chris White and Brooke Berglund were forwarded to Dr. Gray the next
to at the Port to look into a partnership between the two agencies (PDX is                                                                    day.
located within the Parkrose School District).
Commissioner Daggett: Who is the Port's point for corporate                Aviation Task Force 1/12/10                                        Tom Imeson
responsibility?
Several wildlife hazard management questions were fielded, prompted by Portland Air Cargo Association 2/10/10                                 Staff discussed the PDX Wildlife Hazard Management Plan in general and how we focus on
the recent US Airways ditch in the Hudson river. A follow-up question was                                                                     species of concern including large or flocking birds. Staff explained how all our reported bird
asked about reporting.                                                                                                                        strikes are inventoried and submitted to the FAA.

ON-LINE SURVEY - 17 responses

Do you know about the Airport Futures Planning Project?                     Yes - 87.88%                                                      No - 12/12%

What brought you to the web site?
17 responses: Because of my interest in doing business with the Port of Portland at PDX, an email, email notice, interest in the airport master plan, noise levels in my neighborhood, involvement with aviation locally, Open House at
PDX in 2007, heard about it and wanted to know more - great web site, went to flypdx.com and saw that it was being created and caught my attention, it came to me, a neighbor sent me the link, survey, referral from friend, can, I sit on
a city council in East County, CNN Neighborhood Association, email link

How did you hear about the survey?
Web site: 10.53%, Electronic notification 52.63%, Meeting: 10.53%, Word of Mouth 10.53%, Other 15.79%


Are you aware of the public involvement opportunities available through Airport Futures listed below?

Yes - 90%, No - 10%

Have you attended any Airport Futures project-sponsored meetings and/or stakeholder briefings on the project?

Yes - 50%, No - 50%

How would you rate the quality and effectiveness of these public involvement opportunities (approach, level of engagement, timing?)

Type of Public Involvement                                                  Scale of 1-6, with one being don't know, two is poor and six is
                                                                            excellent (average rating)
Meetings (providing information updates)                                    3.79
Meetings/Open Houses (offering input opportunities)                         3.84
Web site (providing information updates)                                    4.67
Web site surveys (offering input opportunities)                             4.18
Electronic updates                                                          4.32
Printed materials (fact sheets, timelines, public involvement plan,         3.21
Planning Advisory Group and subcommittee meeting materials)
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COMMENT                                                                      STAKEHOLDER GROUP                                               STATUS - COMMENTS

What suggestions would you make to improve their effectiveness in informing the public about this project?

Responses: Update documents on the meetings quicker (i.e. meeting minutes), include major decisions (abandoned 3rd runway plan, ignored relocation), looks like you are doing all you can and then some, attend other city council
meeting, more timely response to web based questions, be honest about what the purpose of the group is: sell in-site expansion, allow other city input, make meetings in an accessible place and time to common people.

Have you visited our project web site to check for meeting dates/locations, and download meeting materials/information?

Yes - 58.82%, No - 41.18%

How would you rate the quality of the project web site in providing information opportunities?
Excellent: 18.75%, Very good: 31.25%, Good: 12.50%, Fair: 6.25%, don't know/no opinion: 31.25%

What aspects of the web site are most useful to you?
What's New: 66.67%, Electronic notification: 33.33%, Meetings/calendar: 11.11%, Schedule: 11.11%, Document Library: 44.44%, Related links: 11.11%, Surveys: 11.11%, Other: 11.11%


What information would you like to see included on the web site that is not included currently?
                             airport,
Downloadable pictures of the airport other city comments and responds of how misinformed they are


Are there other ways you'd like to see the project team engage or involve the public?
Think out-of-the-box, what else is there?, I believe the project team is doing a good job.

Who should we be talking to? How can we better reach your communities of interest?
Indian tribes for alternate airport sites, Salem for combined airport, the means have been provided for involvement so the rest is up to the public, engage other cities in East County instead of just being in Portland

What other web sites, blogs, listservs or email notification services do you use to receive information?
Neighborhood newspaper and newsletters, some google stuff, facebook and MSN

Would you like to join our electronic email notification list?
Yes - 53.85%, No - 46.15%




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