On September 9-10, 2018, David S. Mackey, Melissa C. Allison, Mina S. Makarious, Christina S. Marshall, Jennifer C. Platt and Paige Scott Reed all presented at the 2018 Massachusetts Airport Managers Association (“MAMA”) Annual Conference in Martha’s Vineyard.
David, Melissa, Mina and Christina all made presentations at the Airport Commissioner’s Roundtable, covering topics such as the respective roles of Airport Commissioners and Airport Managers, Grant Assurances, and Open Meeting Law, Public Records Act and Conflict of Interest compliance.
Dave, Jennifer and Paige all also gave presentations at the Legal Pitfalls for Airports Roundtable, including issues to consider when leasing non-aeronautical land, undertaking procurements under M.G.L. c. 30B, and navigating airport/municipal relationships.
Paige also moderated a discussion with a licensed drone pilot about how he operates, lessons learned and best practices for airport operators when working with drones.
Finally, Mina moderated a panel on environmental issues including fuel spills, noise, endangered species and AFFF/PFAS contamination.