Solano County Airport Land Use Commission
Solano County Airport Land Use Commission (ALUC)

Department of Resource Management 
675 Texas Street, Suite 5500 Fairfield, CA 94533-6341

(707)784-6765 / (707)784-4805

Agency Director and Title
Terry Schmidtbauer, Director

Date of Agency Formation
December 7, 1971

Enabling Legislation 
State Aeronautics Act
Chapter 4, Article 3:5, Section 21670.1

Area Served
898 square miles

Populations Served

History of Agency
Established on December 7, 1971 under Ordinance 781 which granted to the Solano County Airport Advisory Committee the responsibilities of the Airport Land Use Commission.
Services Provided

The Airport Land Use Commission was created to provide for orderly development of public airports in Solano County, as well as area surrounding airports to prevent new noise and safety problems. The Commission prepares Airport Land Use Plans and reviews city and county general plans and zoning for consistency with Airport Land Use Plans.

Contractual: None

Major Facilities: None

Other Major Capital Assets: None

Governing Body

                                      Term                    District/Jurisdiction       

Mr.  Bill Seiden, Chair
Ms. Catherine Cook, Vice Chair
Mr.  Bruce DuClair 
Ms. Ruth Meyer
Mr. Thomas Randall
Mr.  Ross Sagun
Mr.  Dan Sarna
Mr.  Stephen Vancil 
Mr.  Don Ryan


 District 3
 District 1
 District 4
 District 2
 Rio Vista

The Commission consists of 9 members who are appointed to serve four year terms and must be a county resident. Five members that are appointed by the Board of Supervisors are from each supervisorial district, one member from each city containing an airport (Rio Vista and Vacaville), and one member from the City of Vallejo appointed by the Selection Committee of mayors. Five of the total membership must have aviation expertise. The Members also participate in the following subcommittees:

Wildlife Hazard Committee

Dan Sarna, Chair
Thomas Randall
Bruce DuClair
Bill Seiden, Alternate

Wind Turbine Committee
Catherine Cook, Chair
Thomas Randall
Dan Sarna
Steve Vancil

Member compensation: Members are not financially compensated.

Staffing:Two staff members from the Department of Resource Management