Minutes and City Council Meeting


Please attend the city council meeting on 5/18/2016. Working together we can be heard. Please stay tuned for additional updates as they come available. A draft version of the new City Code relating to Ground Transportation at PHX Sky Harbor has been posted at the following link: skyharbor.com/docs/default-source/pdfs/for-tenants-contractors/proposed-gt-policy/draft-ground-transportation-policy.pdf?sfvrsn=0 The Ordinance will appear before the City Council meeting on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. This meeting is open to the public and all individuals are invited to attend. Who: Open to the public When: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. Where: City Council Chambers, 200 W. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, AZ 85007 Additionally, two (2) Listening Sessions have been scheduled and we are inviting you to attend: Session 1: Thursday, May 12, 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM 2515 East Buckeye Road Facilities & Services Large Conference Room (Level 2) Session 2: Friday, May 13, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM 3200 East Sky Harbor Boulevard Terminal 2 – Level 2 (Above NYPD Pizza) Phoenix Aviation Advisory Board Room If you would like more information, or have comments to share, please contact us at our dedicated GT Policy email at: gtpolicy@phoenix.gov gtpolicy@phoenix.gov> Thank you, The Ground Transportation Team > > ALA MINUTES -05/04/16 > > > > > > President Steve Kaplan extended welcome to all attendees and had each introduce themselves. > > Steering committee were recognized: Jeff Conly, Ben Zaharie, Jeff Goldin > > > > NLA board member –Jason Kaplan has a meeting scheduled with the Governor’s office to address TNC concerns in the upcoming weeks …Results of the meeting will be shared. > > > > There are several ALA members that also are members of the NLA (National Limousine Association). ALA members were encouraged to give serious consideration to joining the NLA as well. > > > > ALA now has an active bank account with Wells Fargo > > > > Airport concerns were raised re “Oscars” checking meet and greet permits….As has been the practice, weeklong permits indicating VARIOUS along with a few reses would satisfy the Oscars > > > > A point was raised re the Airport accepting to obtain airport credentials….. Mike Dee Insurance was going to research and report back to us. Additionally, it was pointed out that Uber coverage is intermittent subject to having or not having pax. More info to follow on this. It was confirmed the airport will be assessing a fee per ride for all commercial vehicles based on a graduating scale(size of vehicle) starting in 2017. > > > > An ALA member shared the airport is going to go to an annual fee. Further confirmation to follow > > > > ALA is encouraging and inviting all interested members to give serious consideration to obtaining a seat on the soon to be Board of Directors….Nominations are now open and will be due no later than the 2nd Monday of June. Ballots will be tabulated by Mike Brown and Ted Schultz > > Ballots are to be submitted as follows: > > info@azlimousineassociation.com > > Those interested must be an owner or the official representative appointed by the owner……Keep in mind the Board once formed will then have elections within to vote for Pres, VP, Treasurer and Secretary. > > Non vendor board seats do not have voting rights. The board will then form committees i.e. Publicity, airport, Governmental, Budget, Program, Ethics and membership, etc. > > > > 5/6/16 As of this date , I am excited to share the following: we are now approaching 37 members with several more member apps anticipated to be received. > > Please reach out to others and encourage them to join…… > > REMEMBER: There is strength in numbers…. > > > > Respectfully prepared and Submitted > > Steve Kaplan > > President > > Arizona Limousine Association >