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Cattaraugus County legislators authorized a $17,800 contract with the City of Olean for improvements at the Cattaraugus County/Olean Municipal Airport. This will supplement the city’s portion of a government grant to fill and seal expansion joints & cracks on the main runway, purchase insulation for the heavy equipment garage, an aircraft caddy and a new lawn mower.
City Council voted to allow the mayor to sign agreements with the state Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration for future grant funding in order to speed up the process.
Future Fuel Facility Update
On January 29, 2008, the City of Olean submitted an application to The New York State Dept. of Transportation for a grant under the Business Airport Development Program for a Self-Serve 24 Hour Fuel Facility System for the Cattaraugus County – Olean Airport.
The grant has been approved and funds released. Installation is scheduled for the Spring of 2010.
Airport Master Plan Meeting – 2009
The Catt/Olean Airport Long Range Planning Committee are pictured at their meeting at the local airport on May 12th. The meeting was chaired by Ms. Gayle McKee of the C & S Engineering Firm of Buffalo. Attending were Mayor David Carrucci of Olean, plus representatives of Assemblyman Giglio’s office, Cattaraugus County Legislature, City of Olean, Southern Tier Planning, several area businesses, airport employees, and the Airport Support Group. A long term plan must be on file before future Federal Aviation Association grants are accessible.
The Cattaraugus County / Olean Airport Support Group has solicited local businesses for donations of good used furniture or funds to purchase furniture for the new airport lobby and kitchen. For updated Lobby go to Photos section.
Airport Master Plan
The Olean Common Council agreed, on Tuesday May 20, 2008, to accept a $108,000 federal grant to update a master plan for the Cattaraugus County/Olean Airport.
According to FAA guidelines, small airports should update their master plan every five years. Ours has not been updated in 20 years.
The grant money will be used to hire a consultant to review the facilities and make recommendations for future improvements.
The city will spend $264,840 supporting the airport this budget year.
Future Fuel Facility
On January 29, 2008, the City of Olean submitted an application to The New York State Dept. of Transportation for a grant under the Business Airport Development Program for a Fuel Facility System for the Cattaraugus County – Olean Airport.
Letters of support from the following were included with the application:
Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning & Tourism
Cattaraugus County / Olean Airport Support Group
Cattaraugus Empire Zone Corporation
Cooper Power Systems
Dresser – Rand
Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce
Integrity Builders L.L.C.
J. D. Northrup Construction Inc.
Napoleon Engineering Services
New York State Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio
St. Bonaventure University
The entire Cattaraugus County area will benefit from this grant because of 24/7 service resulting in increased fuel sales which will help to make the airport more self sustaining.