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Genesee County
Case 2: Airport

County Genesee County
Contact person Jay Gsell, Manager, 716-344-2550 ext 204
Case descriptions Case 2: Airport
Forms of restructuring reverse privatization - cessation of f.b.o. (fixed base operator) private sector
Specific services affected airport operation and fuel service
Year started 1993
Partners private airport tenants - businesses
Primary goal better service; fewer complaints; cost controls
Barriers previous f.b.o. litigation; FAA regulation; tenants' skepticism
Benefits more accurate cost allocation; increased airport traffic and T-hangar rentals
Impact on budget slight increase in level of county support
Impact on labor negligible
Key contact Roger Peterson, Highway Superintendent, 716-344-8505