AGENDA ITEM NO. 1
SUBJECT: Adopt Resolution to Dedicate the Entrance Road to Joseph K. Tannehill, Sr.
DATE: June 24, 2020
INTRODUCTION: This item provides for Board adoption of a Resolution to dedicate West Bay Parkway on the Airport to Joseph K. Tannehill, Sr.
BACKGROUND: Mr. Joseph K Tannehill, Sr. was appointed to the Airport Board in 2005 and served until 2010. He was Chairman of the Board from July 2005 to June 2010.
Mr. Tannehill was very active in the development of the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport. Under his leadership as the Chairman of the Board, he led the Airport through the challenging time of development through its opening in 2010.
The vision of Chairman Tannehill and the Boards of the past is coming to fruition with the significant growth of passenger traffic, enhanced business and educational opportunities, and the Airport becoming a vital asset to our Region.
The Resolution recognizes Mr. Tannehill’s efforts to continue aviation growth in our Region and dedicates West Bay Parkway from State Road 388 to the Airport Terminal Complex as Tannehill Parkway. Staff will install 2 dedication signs on the roadway and ensure the “History Hall” located outside the Boardroom reflects the dedication and efforts of Mr. Joseph K. Tannehill, Sr.
BUDGET IMPACT: Limited budgetary impacts.
RECOMMENDATION: Staff recommends adopting the Resolution recognizing the exemplary leadership and support Mr. Joseph K Tannehill, Sr. provided to the relocation, development and growth of the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport.
ACTION REQUIRED: Board approval and authorization for the Chairman or designee to execute the Resolution, following satisfactory legal review.
(Resolution to be provided prior to the Board Meeting)