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File #: 23-2202   
Type: Consent Action Status: Agenda Ready
Meeting Body: Transportation, Infrastructure, and Planning Subcommittee
On agenda: 9/20/2023 Final action: 9/20/2023
Title: Request to Enter into an Agreement with LeighFisher Inc. to provide Airport Consulting Services


Request to Enter into an Agreement with LeighFisher Inc. to provide Airport Consulting Services



This item requests the Transportation, Infrastructure and Planning Subcommittee to recommend City Council approval to enter into a contract with LeighFisher Inc. to provide airport consulting services.






The airport consultant provides financial and business consulting services for the Aviation Department, including bond feasibility analyses, passenger forecasts, financial modeling, assistance with passenger facility charge applications, and support of the airline rates and charges program.  The consulting services are necessary for the Aviation Department to issue bonds, provide for the capital improvement program, and pursue its business objectives.


Procurement Information

In accordance with Administrative Regulation 3.10 a Request for Proposal was issued and four proposals received were deemed responsive. The evaluation committee met on June 13, 2023 and recommended award to LeighFisher Inc.


Contract Term

The term of the contract will be five years with no option to extend.


Financial Impact

The total contract value will not exceed $6 million for the five-year contract term.  Funds are available in the Aviation Department's budget.


Concurrence/Previous Council Action

The Phoenix Aviation Advisory Board recommended approval of this item on Aug. 17, 2023, by a vote of 7-0.



Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport - 2485 E. Buckeye Road

Council District: 8



Responsible Department

This item is submitted by Mario Paniagua Deputy City Manager and the Aviation Department.