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07-06-1994 Regular Meeting L.. .' ""-''::-:c.'''.:,-;..;._;:;.,c.;~':'::-,;;;::'.;.~''':::';;':'';;:''';'2_:c.i:;~,.:~-,~;.:::...;:'__:.i:.-,,-___::;:.J;;,.;.::.;.;,;;::.:,:__.'::'::'_:,~:'::'_:,~ ....-,.. ...........,'.........,.. ...,............, .- .._--~."-"~---_._--~~~ r--. PEACHTREE CITY AIRPORT AUTHORITY MINUTES OF MEETING July 6, 1994 The regular meeting of the Peachtree City Airport Authority was held in the City Hall Council Chambers on July 7, 1994, at 7 p.m. Those present were: Chairman David M. Good; Members Vivian R. Brigham, Michael E. Amos, Robert B. Patterson and Daniel E. Carr; Airport Manager James H. Savage; Authority Attorney Douglas B. Warner; Recording Secretary Shirley R. Comer and City Engineer Cam McNair. I. ANNOUNCEMENTS None. II. ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS None. III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES ,-.. A motion to approve the minutes of the June 1, 1994 Authority meeting as written was made by Mr. Patterson and seconded by Mr. Amos. The motion passed unanimously. IV. REPORTS Airport Manager: Mr. Savage briefed the Authority on the following issues: 1. The request for proposals for property insurance went out to prospective insurance agencies on June 28. They are due back to Mr. Joe Byrd of Insurance Review and Management by July 26. Mr. Byrd will have a recommendation for the Authority meeting on August 10. 2. Airport Picnic Park now has a swing set and a kiddy slide in operation. The playground equipment for the park was donated by the City and once repairs to a ' monkey bar set are completed and the set is installed, the "tot lot" will be complete. ~ 1 - 3. On June 11, Mr. Savage and seven other pilots with their own aircraft were able to give 24 "young eagles" their first taste of flight. Weather delayed the start of the event until noon, but the afternoon went well. The effort was part of the Experimental Aircraft Association's Young Eagle Flight Program which gives children between the ages of eight and seventeen their first flight in a small aircraft. Mr. Savage thanked Charles and Deeva Boleman for their efforts to coordinate the activities during the day. It appears that the local effort has resulted in two or three young people seeking pilot training at Falcon Flight School. 4. Funding for Airport Improvement Program project AlP 07 has been received from the FAA, however funding for project AlP 09 was not approved under the temporary funding bill passed by the U.S. Congress that expired June 30. Mr. Savage has discussed this problem with FAA's Atlanta Airports District Office and Congressman Collins' office to see when funding can be expected. Staff members for Congressman Collins believe that a permanent funding bill will be passed within 30 to 45 days and that the $208,000 grant will follow soon thereafter. Mr. Savage will follow up on the phone conversations with letters expressing the Authority's concerns for the continuing delays in funding this project that was approved by the FAA last summer and completed last fall. rr-, 5. A video production company working for the Fayette County Development Authority, and photographers for the "Guide to Peachtree City" were on site at the airport on June 20, to film airport operations. The footage shot will be included in an eight to ten minute video tape produced for the FCDC showing industrial development in Fayette County. The still photos will be used by the "Guide" to develop an industrial supplement to their annual publication showing the positive impact industry has on the community. Photographers were able to get a good mix of the various types of aircraft that operate at the airport and when finished, the Authority will receive copies of the finished product. -, 2 - - t t, , 6. The 15 inches of rain that fell during Monday and Tuesday of this week overcame the airport storm drainage system and created a temporary lake on the northern most corner of the airport. Water then backed up to flood the base of the antenna for the localizer, damaging the antenna distribution unit. The extent of the damage has not been fully determined, but if all components have to be replaced, the cost will exceed $18,500. Airport maintenance technician Bob Gray is constructing a temporary rain shelter over the control box housing the equipment, so that maintenance to the unit can be performed as soon as possible, even in the continuing rain. If certain components have to be replaced, the localizer approach to the airport will be out of service for approximately 45 days. Mr. Gray has taken steps to dry the components and spray the unit down with alcohol to minimize damage, but untii George Miler, the electronic technician can work on the unit in dry conditions, the actual "down" time for the equipment cannot be determined. City Engineer ,Cam McNair has indicated that inspectors for the Georgia Emergency Management Agency will be on site this week to assess local flood damage and that the Authority may qualify for state or Federal funding to repair the localizer equipment. No other flood damage was observed. V. OLD AGENDA ITEMS None VI. NEW AGENDA ITEMS 94-07-01 Review request for FAA funding for additional apron area, Aviation Center and new Airport Master Plan study. After discussions regarding minor changes to the - document, a motion to go forward with the request and authorize the Chairman to sign the corrected application was made by Mr. Amos and seconded by Mr. Patterson. The motion passed unanimously. 3 ...... 94-07-02 Consider request from City to review the impact of a proposal to re-zone 110 acres on South 74 to residential. Member Michael E. Amos advised the Authority that due to his professional status as a real estate broker, he would abstain from any discussions or vote on this item due to a possible conflict of interest. After discussing changes to a draft resolution that was prepared for this agenda item, a motion was made by Ms. Brigham and seconded by Mr. Patterson, to table action on the item until recommended changes to the resolution can be made and a called meeting can be held to consider those amendments. The motion passed unanimously. r- Chairman Good called a special meeting of the Authority for 5 p.m., Friday, July 8, 1994, to consider the amended resolution. The meeting is to held at the Authority's offices at 1130 Echo Court. At 7:47 p.m. a motion to recess and reconvene in Executive Session to consider lease negotiations was made by Chairman Good and seconded by Mr. Patterson. The motion passed unanimously. VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION There were no actions taken by the Authority during the Executive Session. At 7:55 p.m. a motion to adjourn was made by Ms. Brigham and seconded by Chairman Good. The motion passed unanimously. ~~ Attested by: MlO { iJ David M. Good, Chairman ,-, 4