(a) At the last scheduled meeting at the end
of each calendar year, the Commission shall organize itself by electing a
Chairman, Vice-Chairman, and Secretary. The Chairman shall be the presiding
officer at all official meetings and shall execute all documents requiring the
Commission's approval. The Vice-Chairman shall act in the capacity of the
Chairman, in the absence of the Chairman. The Secretary shall be responsible
for written recording of the Commission's actions and shall attest to the
signature of the Chairman as required. The Secretary shall act in the capacity
of Chairman or Vice-Chairman during their absence providing there is a quorum.
(b) The Commission shall meet as
prescribed by law, and all meetings of the Commission shall be in conformance
with the "Oklahoma Open Meeting Act", Title 25, Oklahoma Statutes 1981, Section
(c) The Commission shall
prescribe the basic rules, regulations, policies, and procedures by which the
Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission operates.
(d) The Commission shall coordinate, develop,
and maintain a comprehensive airport systems plan for the State of Oklahoma,
develop measurable goals and objectives designed to carry out such a plan, and
cooperate with local governments in the planning and development of airport
related activities, when consistent with the goals and objectives of the State
system plan for airports and the laws of the State of Oklahoma.
(e) The Commission shall formulate and adopt
a program of airport construction, improvements, and maintenance throughout the
entire state. Its purpose shall be to monitor the construction and maintenance
of the statewide system of airports with emphasis on current and future needs
while considering the impact of population centers, traffic volume
requirements, traffic data, and industrial development areas on these needs.
(f) The Commission shall appoint,
by a majority vote of the entire Commission, a State Aeronautics Director to be
the principal officer of the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission in accordance with
Title 3, Oklahoma Statutes 1985 Supp., Section