Staff recommends approval of the Lease Agreement with Air Solutions, LLC and Air South Caribbean, LLC.
Air Solutions, LLC and Air South Caribbean, LLC is a Part 135 air charter company that is currently operating out of Orlando Executive Airport. Air Solutions, LLC and Air South Caribbean operates a Cessna Citation 650 that will carry nine passengers plus crew and will accept charters to the lower 48 states, Canada and Alaska. This lease is for office space (one room that is 265 square feet) in the Airport Administration Building. The lease rate is $300.00 per month plus applicable taxes. The term of the lease is two years with an option for two additional two years.
There are no air charter companies operating from Leesburg International Airport at this time. This business will be a plus for our facility. It is the first air charter of this type at the airport.
The Airport Advisory Board reviewed this lease at their September 8, 2010 meeting and recommended approval.
1. Approve the Lease Agreement with Air Solutions, LLC and Air South Caribbean, LLC; or
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
This agreement will generate $3,600.00 in revenue annually to the airport.
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A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH AIR SOLUTIONS, LLC AND AIR SOUTH CARIBBEAN, LLC JOINTLY AND SEVERALLY FOR OFFICE SPACE ON AIRPORT BOULEVARD AT LEESBURG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:
THAT the Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to execute a Lease Agreement with Air Solutions, LLC and Air South Caribbean, LLC jointly and severally whose address is 8007 Westminster Abbey Orlando, Florida 32835 for office space described as Room “E” at 8807 Airport Boulevard at Leesburg International Airport.
THAT this resolution shall become effective immediately.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, at a regular meeting held the 27th day of September, 2010.