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File #: 22-677    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CONSENT AGENDA Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/7/2022 In control: Department of Aviation
On agenda: 5/11/2022 Final action:
Title: Authorize a six-year reimbursement agreement with the United States Customs and Border Protection for mandated personnel related costs for federal inspection at Dallas Love Field, - annual amount not to exceed $675,000.00 - total amount for the six year term - in an amount not to exceed $4,050,000.00 Financing: Aviation Fund
Indexes: 2
Attachments: 1. Resolution
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Transportation & Infrastructure
AGENDA DATE: May 11, 2022
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S):|910|DEPARTMENT: Department of Aviation
EXECUTIVE: Kimberly Bizor Tolbert
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Authorize a six-year reimbursement agreement with the United States Customs and Border Protection for mandated personnel related costs for federal inspection at Dallas Love Field, - annual amount not to exceed $675,000.00 - total amount for the six year term - in an amount not to exceed $4,050,000.00 Financing: Aviation Fund

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BACKGROUND

Dallas Love Field Airport (Airport) is currently designated as a User Fee Airport through the United States Customs and Border Protection Service (CBP). As part of the designation, CBP mandates all fees associated with the CBP Officers servicing planes as required by law be paid by the Airport. This includes but is not limited to salaries, overtime, premium pay, vacation, and benefits be paid for by the Airport. In December 2010, City Council authorized a memorandum of understanding with CBP detailing its operations at the Airport.

The CBP has informed the Airport they are raising salaries and benefits of their officers, therefore the amount we currently have in place no longer suffices year over year. The amount we are required to pay is also dependent on the number of planes the officers service, due to overtime, weekend, overnight, and holiday hours worked. This being the case, it is difficult to anticipate or project the number of hours CBP will need to work. The current agreement in place is now obsolete which has resulted in internal and external staff hours being spent on ratifications to pay CBP the salaries earned by the officers. A table of explanations is attached in Exhibit A.

Approval of this item will authorize the Airport and the Department of Aviation to have proper funding for not only the base pay minimums and benefits - but also as flight schedul...

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