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File #: 21-1579   
Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/21/2021 In control: Clark County Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 11/2/2021 Final action:
Title: Receive an update from the Clark County Department of Aviation regarding the renaming of McCarran International Airport to Harry Reid International Airport. (For possible action)
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Meeting Handout 110221 Item No. 53.pdf
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11/2/2021 Clark County Board of Commissioners  

Agenda note: DOCUMENT(S) SUBMITTED: 1. Airport Name Change Progress Update (6 pages), submitted by Clark County Department of Aviation DISCUSSION: Following introduction of the item, the Board was addressed by Rosemary Vassiliadis, Director of Aviation, who advised that the renaming was divided into several phases including: Phase No. 1 included public facing areas to curbside; Phase No. 2 included curbside to the gates; Phase No. 3 included internal airport operations such as uniforms, branding, and vehicles decals; private funding was received on October 13, 2021 to fund the first phase of the project; designed and developed renderings for the new north porte-cochere and monument signage; staff reached out to the Discovery Children’s Museum to implement updates to the Eco City airport exhibit; met with Public Works to begin updates to local roadway signage; hosted Team Reid to locate potential event locations and discuss timing and execution of the renaming celebration; modifications to the building signage at the rental car center was being evaluated; began design of interim monument signage panels with an architecture firm; changes to the airport’s social media, website URL, and email domain to be advanced to Phase No. 1 per Team Reid; Phase Nos. 2 and 3 required an additional three million dollars in private donations to implement; and the Department of Aviation will work with the Clark County Museum to display Senator Reid’s contributions and achievements. Discussion was held regarding the final document required by the FAA; communications regarding the name change to airlines, stakeholders, businesses, and additional partners; and the renaming celebration.
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CLARK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

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Petitioner:

Rosemary A. Vassiliadis, Director of Aviation

Recommendation: 

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Receive an update from the Clark County Department of Aviation regarding the renaming of McCarran International Airport to Harry Reid International Airport.  (For possible action)

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BACKGROUND: 

At the October 19, 2021, Board of County Commissioners meeting during emerging issues, Commissioner Segerblom requested an agenda item be brought forth to receive an update on the airport name change process.