On behalf of the Executive Board, we wish to express our appreciation for our members' dedication to the ONCC and to our mission, to have constructive dialog on airport noise issues. Thank you all for your hard work this past year, and we look forward to continued cooperation and success in 2019.

Mayor Arlene Juracek
Village of Mount Prospect
Chair, O'Hare Noise Compatibility Commission
On November 13, Ryan Anderson of Landrum & Brown gave a presentation entitled Noise 201. This workshop was designed to complement Noise 101, which focused on metrics and sources of noise. Noise 201 takes the topic to the next level to look at how metrics are used to make comparisons in environmental review, specifically how the noise models are used. View Presentation 
January 15, 2019
ONCC members will have another educational opportunity with Airport 201, to be held on January 15, 2019, at the Technical Committee Meeting at 9:00 am at the Mount Prospect Village Hall, 50 S. Emerson Street. Building on the previous Airport 101 workshop, Airport 201 will go into greater detail on airport planning, safety, air traffic control and navigational aids, as well as operational regulations and procedures. All members are encouraged to attend.
City of Chicago Unveils New 311 System

The City of Chicago has implemented a new 311 service request system, which includes aircraft noise complaints. Complaints can be submitted via the web site, app (iphone or andriod) or by phone. Visit Site
FAA EIS Re-Evaluation: Environmental Justice Presentation
At the November 13 meeting of the Technical Committee, Amy Hanson of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) provided an update on the Interim Fly Quiet review. The draft report is expected to be released in January, with Public Workshops being held in the weeks following the release. She said that they are working on a web site that would be available with general information about the report, and copies of the report will be available at libraries and provided to elected officials.

Ms. Hanson gave a presentation on the subject of Environmental Justice (EJ) as it applies to the OMP EIS Re-Evaluation for Interim Fly Quiet. View Presentation
Fly Quiet Committee Update

December 11, 2018 Meeting
Beth White of the FAA gave a presentation on Departure Procedures. The CDA provided updates on Operational Questions and Process Review.

November 15, 2018 Meeting
The CDA reviewed and provided updates on additional operational questions previously raised. The committee reviewed the FQ21 process and where the committee stood in that process. Finally,The Committee discussed the Draft Criteria, revised and approved the final version. Read More
Residential Committee Update
The Residential Sound Insulation Committee met Wednesday, November 14, 2018.

CDA Staff provided an update on Residential Sound Insulation Program Phase 17 and Phase 18. 

The CDA released reports in October regarding solutions for odorous windows. Tests concluded there were no health issues. Construction specs are being analyzed for future sound insulation window placement to ensure the problem is solved.

The Committee also discussed the Sound Insulation Impact of the Fly Quiet Program. CDA staff presented the Residential Committee with three graphics of runway utilization: 2015 Estimated Runway Utilization in use today, Estimated Runway Utilization beginning in 2020 with Runway 9C/27C in use, and Estimated Runway Utilization at OMP Build Out. Read More
Illinois Toll Highway Authority Chairman Robert Schillerstrom to Address ONCC at January 11, 2019 General Meeting
At the January 11, 2019 ONCC General Meeting, the guest speaker will be Illinois Toll Highway Authority Chairman Robert Schillerstrom. Chairman Schillerstrom will be discussing the Illinois Route 390 project that would extend Illinois Route 390 to O’Hare, provide direct access to O’Hare from York Road and enhance southern access to O’Hare.

Upcoming Meetings
O'Hare Noise Compatibility Commission Meeting:
January 11, 2019, 8:00 a.m.
Cafe la Cave, 2777 S. Mannheim Road, Des Plaines, IL

Technical Committee Meeting
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 9:00am
Mount Prospect Village Hall, 50 S. Emerson Street, Mount Prospect

Fly Quiet Committee
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 9:30am
Aviation Administration Building, 10510 W. Zemke Road, Chicago, IL