October General Meeting
At the October 6 General Meeting, the Chicago Department of Aviation consultants presented the August 2017 ANMS Report, and the Technical, Residential and Ad Hoc Fly Quiet Committees provided updates on their recent activities.

ONCC CHAIR OFFERS POSITION FOR INTERIM FLY QUIET VOTE
ONCC Chair and Mount Prospect Mayor Arlene A. Juracek delivered her position regarding a public policy decision-making process as it applies to an Interim Fly Quiet Program vote to the full Commission at its October general meeting. 
AD HOC FLY QUIET COMMITTEE UPDATE
The ONCC Ad Hoc Fly Quiet Committee met on Thursday, September 21, 2017. The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) presented the final Fly Quiet Runway Rotation Test 2 Report, highlighting some of the changes that had been made based on feedback they received from members and consultants. CDA consultants provided supplemental data on Wide Body Operations on Runways Less Than 10,000 feet and Aircraft Fleet Mix Report for Operations on Non-Scheduled Runways, as per the request of Committee members at the previous Ad Hoc Fly Quiet Committee Meeting when the draft report was first presented.
TECHNICAL COMMITTEE UPDATE
The ONCC Technical Committee met on September 26, 2017. Agenda items included:

  • CDA staff reported that installation of three suburban noise monitors located in Bensenville, Itasca and Norridge was nearly complete, and that the monitors were expected to be operational by late fall 2017.
  • There was a brief discussion regarding the progress of the city of Chicago‚Äôs 311 system that tallies noise complaints. CDA staff reported that the system is currently under review.
  • CDA consultants provided a presentation on aircraft arrival altitudes on the most used runways in both east flow and west flow configurations.
  • CDA consultants presented a draft of proposed modifications to the quarterly Fly Quiet Reports.
Progress on Noise Monitor Installations
The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) announced that it has secured permits and scheduled contractors to install permanent aircraft noise monitors at three suburban locations. Electrical installation and concrete work will begin on October 9, 2017 in Bensenville (Site 31), Itasca (Site 44) and Norridge (Site 18) with monitor installations to follow.