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09-22-1998 Special Called Meeting PEACHTREE CITY AIRPORT AUTHORITY MINUTES OF MEETING September 22,1998 A Special Called meeting of the Peachtree City Airport Authority, was held in the Aviation Center at Peachtree City-Falcon Field Airport, on September 22, 1998, at 6:00 p.m. Those present were: Chairman Robert B. Patterson; Members: David M. Good, H.E. Buffington, Daniel E. Carr, Susan M. Cates; Airport Manager James H. Savage; Recording Secretary Shirley R. Comer. Member-elect Catherine M. Nelmes was also in attendance. Authority Attorney Douglas B. Warner was absent. OLD AGENDA ITEMS 98-09-05 Consider proposal from Glendae F. Mitchell of BeneFX Corp. to solicit bids for employee health insurance. Ms. Mitchell continued her explanation of the employee health benefit package that she first gave at the September 1, 1998, meeting of the Authority. After some discussion of the two proposals presented, a motion was made by Mr. Good and seconded by Ms. Cates to establish Blue Cross/Blue Shield as the insurance carrier, with the intent of having further discussions to establish the level of coverage. The motion passed unanimously. Later during the meeting, this first motion was amended by the maker, with the approval of the seconded, to include establishing Ms. Glendae Mitchell of BeneFX Corp. as the Authority's health insurance broker and advisor, and to make the insurance effective October 1, 1998. The amendments passed unanimously. After a complete review of the anticipated costs of the benefits, a motion was made by Mr. Good and seconded by Ms. Cates, to adopt the insurance package from Blue Cross/Blue Shield as recommended by Ms. Mitchell, except that for management personnel the Authority would pay 100% of employee benefit premiums and 100% of eligible dependent premiums. For all other eligible employees, the Authority would pay 100% of employee benefit premiums, but the employee would be responsible for all eligible dependent benefit premiums. The motion passed unanimously. 1 r" Ms. Mitchell reviewed various other health benefit options that are available, including dental coverage, voluntary term life insurance, short term voluntary disability insurance and long term voluntary disability insurance. After additional discussion, a motion was made by Mr. Good and seconded by Mr. Buffington to offer all eligible employees the additional benefit options described above as pre-tax options where applicable, through payroll deductions, provided that all premiums or tax liabilities associated with such benefits are paid by the employee. The motion passed unanimously. Chairman Patterson, knowing of no further action needed on the above agenda item, called for an Executive Session to discuss certain personnel matters. After some discussion, a motion was made by Mr. Good and seconded by Mr. Carr to affirm the hiring of Mr. Richard Dale Donegan as Aircraft Maintenance Manager at an annual salary of $50,000.00, as may be further described in the attached employment contract. It was further agreed to approve the purchase of the tools and equipment shown on the attached list by retiring an existing personal loan of Mr. Donegan's secured by the equipment, held by the United Bank of Griffin. Said price shall not exceed $34,000.00 and said tools and equipment shall be delivered to the Authority free of all debt, liens or encumbrances. The motion passed unanimously. Mr. Savage was asked to excuse himself from the meeting, following which the Authority discussed a pay raise for him. A motion was made by Mr. Good and seconded by Mr. Buffington to raise the salary of Mr. Savage to $60,000.00 annually, effective with the next pay period. The motion passed unanimously. Hearing no other business to be considered by the Authority, the Chairman called for a motion to adjourn. At 7:31 p.m., a motion to adjourn was made by Ms. Cates and seconded by Mr. Good. r" The motion passed unanimously. ~~y Attested by: ~--- Ro-oert B. Patterson, Chairman f, , 2 9-30-98 r PEACHTREE CITY AIRPORT AUTHORITY RECORD OF ATTENDANCE AS OF: September 30, 1998 Members Regular Meetings Meetings Regular Special Called Special Called Total Last 12 Months Attended Attendance Meetings Last Meetings Attendance % 12 Months Attended % David M. Good 10 10 100% 6 6 100% Susan M. Cates - 1 1 100% 1 1 100% Robert B. Patterson 10 10 100% 6 6 100% Daniel E. Carr 10 8 80% 6 5 81% H.E. Buffington . 8 8 100% 6 6 100% . Note: New member as of 111/98 - New member as of 8/6/98 Members Oates Absent Type l David M. Good Susan M. Cates Robert B. Patterson Daniel E. Carr 2/4/98 Regular 4/28/98 Special 9/1/98 Regular H.E. Buffington r Meeting Dates Type 1/7/98 Regular 2/4/98 Regular 2/21/98 Special 3/4/98 Regular 4/1/98 Regular 4/20/98 Special 4/28/98 Special 5/7/98 Regular 5/21/98 Special 6/3/98 Regular 6/8/98 Special 7/1/98 None 8/5/98 Regular 9/1/98 Regular 9/17/98 Special 10/1/97 Regular 11/12/97 Regular 12/3/97 None Page 1