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12-06-1995 Regular Meeting - ,-.. PEACHTREE CITY AIRPORT AUTHORITY MINUTES OF MEETING DECEMBER 6, 1995 The regular meeting of the Peachtree City Airport Authority was held in the City Hall Council Chambers on December 6, 1995, at 7 p.m. Those present were: Chairman David M. Good; Members Michael E. Amos, Vivian R. Brigham, Robert B. Patterson and Daniel E. Carr; Airport Manager James H. Savage; Authority Attorney Douglas B. Warner; and Recording Secretary Shirley R. Comer. I. ANNOUNCEMENTS None. II. ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS None. III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES A motion was made by Mr. Patterson and seconded by Mr. Carr, to approve the minutes of the November 8, 1995, Authority meeting as presented. The motion passed unanimously. IV. REPORTS 1. Airport Manager Mr. Savage briefed the Authority on the following issues: a) The Authority has received its first distribution from the Hotel/Motel Tax collected by the City. The amount of $11 ,786.41 reflects lodgings in the four city hotels during the month of October, 1995. Annualized, this amount would generate some $40,000 more per year than originally estimated. 1 f"""" Mr. Steve Rapson, Financial Officer for the City has indicated that typically the month of October is one of the slower months in the hotel business. b) AirTouch Cellular has indicated that it wishes to build a celluar phone tower near the intersection of Paschall Road and Huddleston Road. Their consulting firm, Airspace Safety Analysis Corporation, is reviewing the location for any possible conflict with the protected airspace associated with all current and planned instrument approaches to the airport. Mr. Savage informed Mr. Dave Hunter of ASAC that the Authority would oppose any construction that would affect airport operations. Mr. Hunter indicated that AirTouch would not forward a construction request to the FAA for study, that would affect airport operations. Once a suitable site has been located, a formal study will be conducted by the FAA and a "No Hazard to Navigation" statement must be issued by the FAA prior to construction. - , c) Mike Gunn has begun construction of his hangar near the northwest ramp. Power has been run to the site by Georgia Power and the building footings are ready for inspection. He hopes to be completed by January 31, 1996. d) RJC Construction started roof repairs on the FBO hangar on November 20. The surface has been cleaned, primed, major holes patched and they are currently placing fabric coverings over each screw fastener, and over each vertical and horizontal seam. Once completed, they will paint the entire surface white. Weather permitting, they plan to be completed by January 15. e) Aviation Center Progress: Group VI began construction of the Aviation Center on Dec. 4. ,....,.. 2 r' r" I""'" f) T -Hangar Progress: Mr. Savage and Mr. Wamer have been working with Erect-A-Tube, Inc. to settle contract language differences. Draft four was received today. Once a complete set of drawings has been fumished by E-A-T, Inc., they will be submitted to the city for approval. After receipt of city approval, Group VI can then proceed to build the Slab. 2. Group VI Corporation Mr. Jim Pace, President of Group VI gave a brief update of the progress of the Aviation Center construction, which began on Monday, December 4. Mr. Bill Foley, project architect, gave the Authority a brief overview of the latest floor plan layout and building elevation sketches. He also presented samples of the proposed materials to be used during construction. He reports that the steel for the building has been ordered. V. OLD AGENDA ITEMS 95-09-08 Consider airport operating policies for time period of the Olympic Games. After a line by line review of the comments and recommendations provided by Mr. Savage, the Authority agreed by consensus that Mr. Savage should meet with Stevens Aviation and implement those policies as presented. No further action was deemed necessary and this item is considered closed. 3 ,- f - k -. VI. NEW AGENDA ITEMS 95-12-01 Consider adoption of interim Airport Rules and Regulations Chairman Good reviewed the process that the Authority had begun some four years ago to adopt a set of rules and regulations, stressing the need to have a good set of rules, regulations and minimum standards in place as the airport continues expansion and development. He then moved to adopt the proposed document as an interim set of rules, regulations and minimum standards, with the intention that they will be circulated to the airport operators for comments. Should those comments indicate a need for any corrections or changes, the Authority could consider those at a later date. Mr. Carr seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously. VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION There being no items for discussion in Executive Session or additional items for regular session, Chairman Good moved to adjourn at 7:50 p.m. Mr. Patterson seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously ~~ 4./ ~ 1ifJ~ Attested by: ' David M. Good, Chairman 4