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01-03-1996 Regular Meeting .~ PEACHTREE CITY AIRPORT AUTHORITY MINUTES OF MEETING JANUARY 3,1996 The regular meeting of the Peachtree City Airport Authority was held in the City Hall Council Chambers on January 3, 1996, at 7 p.m. Those present were: Chairman David M. Good; Members Michael E. Amos, Daniel E. Carr, Robert B. Patterson and Janet E. Wells; Airport Manager James H. Savage; Authority Attorney Kim Flynt for Douglas B. Warner; and Recording Secretary Shirley R. Comer. ;:i:'.t\ I. ANNOUNCEMENTS 1. Appointment of Janet E. Wells to Authority by City Council. ~ Chairman Good announced that the City Council has appointed Ms. Wells to serve a five year term, replacing Ms. Viki Brigham who chose not to seek re- appointment after serving on the Authority for 10 years. Ms. Wells' term will run from January 1, 1996, until December 31, 2000. 2. Special Presentation. Chairman Good asked Ms. Viki Brigham to come forward from the audience so that he could present her with an award. The 10 inch cut-glass piece describes her dedication and 10 years of service to the Authority. Chairman Good reflected on several events that Ms. Brigham has attended over the years and expressed the Authority's sincere appreciation for her service. II. ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS None. III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES r--' A motion was made by Mr. Amos and seconded by Mr. Patterson, to approve the minutes of the December 6, 1995, Authority meeting as presented. The motion passed with four voting in favor and one abstention. Ms. Wells was not in attendance during the December meeting and abstained from voting. 1 IV. REPORTS --- 1. Airport Manager Mr. Savage briefed the Authority on the following issues: a) On December 14, the Authority received the FAA grant for construction of the Aviation Center aircraft parking apron, to be called Airport Improvement Project (AlP) 09. The grant amount is for $416,082. In conversations with Mr. Ron Stone of APAC- McDougal Warren, the General Contractor for the project, he has indicated that he does not believe that the project can be started prior to March 15, due to weather conditions this time of year. Should a warming trend be noticed earlier however, he would start earlier. Ms. Betty Monro of Congressman Mac Collins was advised of the grant and Mr. Savage expressed the Authority's thanks for the Congressman's efforts on securing this funding. f"'-; ~ , , b) Contracts with State Department of Transportation for the State's 5.5% participation in the above mentioned apron project have been signed and delivered back to the state. Total construction cost for the project is $347,764, with the States participation set at $19,127. c) Contracts with Erect-A-Tube for the T-hangar project have been signed and the City is currently reviewing the plans for approval. Group VI Corporation will be given notice to proceed on construction of the hangar slab as soon as contracts are completed. It is Group VI's plan to build the Aviation Center and T -hangar slab at the same time. - n i . d) Don Brandenburg has installed all but about 15 feet of the new eight inch waterline that will provide the required fire hydrants for Mr. Mike Gunn's hangar that is also under construction. The Authority is awaiting a decision by the Fayette County Water System on the requirements necessary to hook-up to an existing waterline on Authority property. 2 :--: e. Layout and painting of a new Compass Rose for aircraft compass calibration has been completed on the northwest run-up pad. Compass Calibrators of Phoenix Arizona did the actual layout and a local firm painted the stripes. Authority Maintenance Technician Bob Gray will add compass headings to complete the project when weather and temperatures permit. The project fulfills a commitment made in the FBD lease agreement with Stevens Aviation. Total project cost is $2,150. f. The Authority is still awaiting signed contracts from the State Department of Transportation for the runway crack seal program. It may be necessary to delay construction to mid-March because of current weather conditions. Temperatures must be above 40 degrees and the pavement must be dry. g. RJC Construction has completed work on the main hangar roof repairs. A couple of minor leaks were discovered during the last rain storm, which have been corrected. The building appearance has been significantly improved and it is anticipated that the serviceable life of the roof has been extended five to ten years. -- One car belonging to an employee of Falcon Flight School was subjected to some over-spray during the final coating process. The car was taken to Steve Raymond Chevrolet and the offending paint removed. RJC Construction paid for the cost of the work. The owner and contractor both have indicated satisfaction with the those efforts. 2. Group VI Corporation Mr. Jim Pace, President of Group VI gave a brief update of the progress of the Aviation Center construction: a. Site grading has been completed. b. Soil compaction for the building location has been verified by independent contractor to be in the range of 98% to 100% standard proctor, and thus ready for construction. JI'!'"'"l'I J ' ;" c. Utility installation has been started. 3 - d. Driveway curb construction has been started. e. Building foundation and structural plans have been completed and approved by the City, however mechanical, electrical and plumbing have yet to be submitted. f. Sewer line construction has been delayed awaiting approval of the plumbing plans and the issuance of a permit by Georgia Utilities, Inc. V. OLD AGENDA ITEMS None. ~ VI. NEW AGENDA ITEMS 96-01-01 Election of Officers. Chairman Good announced that under the requirements of the Authority's enabling legislation, it is necessary for the Authority to elect officers at its first meeting of each calendar year. The two officer positions are Chairman and Secretaryrrreasurer. A motion was made by Mr. Patterson and seconded by Mr. Carr, that Mr. Good and Mr. Amos continue in their current positions. Chairman Good asked if there were any additional nominations. Hearing none, he called for a vote. The motion passed with three voting in the affirmative and Chairman Good and Secretaryrrreasurer Amos abstaining. 4 VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION .~ There being no additional agenda items for consideration in open session, at 7:21 p.m., a motion was made by Chairman Good to recess and reconvene in Executive Session to discuss a personnel matter. The motion was seconded by Mr. Amos and passed unanimously. After a review of documents that show a comparison of salary and benefits of several airport managers in the Atlanta area and a letter of insurance renewal dated November 20, 1995, both of which are attached and made a part of these minutes, a motion was made by Mr. Patterson and seconded by Mr. Amos, that the Authority pay for 75% of Mr. Savage's health insurance premium as described in the attached documents, and 75% of any deductible incurred by Mr. Savage or insured dependents during the renewal period. It is understood that the renewal period is effective February 1, 1996, through January 31, 1997, and the renewal premium is to be $631.31 per month. The motion passed unanimously. There being no further business to consider, at 7:55 p.m., a motion to adjourn was made by Chairman Good and seconded by Ms. Wells. The motion pa~sed unanimously. Dok David M. Good, Chairman r: 5 1-31-96 --- PEACHTREE CITY AIRPORT AUTHORITY RECORD OF ATTENDANCE AS OF: January 31, 1996 Members Reaular MeetinllS MeetinllS Reaular Special Called Speciai Called Totai Last 12 Months Attended Attendance Meetinlls Last Meetinlls Attendance % 12 Months Attended % David M. Good 10 10 100% 4 4 100% Janet Wells. 1 1 100% 0 0 100% Bob Patterson 10 10 100% 4 4 100% Dan Carr 10 9 90% 4 4 93% Mike Amos 10 10 100% 4 3 93% . New member 1/1/96 ,...., ~. Aembers Dates Absent Type David M. Good Janet Wells Bob Patterson Dan Carr 2/1/95 Regular Mike Amos 3/15/95 80ecial Meeting Dates Type 1/3/96 Regular 2/1/95 Regular 3/1/95 Reaular 3/11/95 80ecial 3/15/95 80ecial 4/5/95 Reaular 5/3/95 Reaular 6f7195 None 7/5/95 Regular 8/2/95 Regular 8/18/95 80ecial 9/6/95 Regular 9/26/95 80ecial 10/4/95 None 11/8/95 Regular 12/6/95 Regular ~ ~; Page 1