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04-25-2001 Workshop PEACHTREE CITY AIRPORT AUTHORITY MINUTES OF WORKSHOP April 25, 2001 A workshop meeting of the Peachtree City Airport Authority and the City Council of Peachtree City was held at the Aviation Center, Peachtree City-Falcon Field Airport, on April 25, 2001, at 6:00 p.m. Those present from the Peachtree City Airport Authority were Chairman Catherine M. Nelmes; SecretaryfTreasurer H.E. Buffington; Members: Jerry R. Cobb, and Douglas A. Fisher; and Airport Manager James H. Savage. At present, the Authority has only four members. Those present from the City Council were Mayor Bob Lenox; Council Members Anne McMenimin and Steve Rapson; and City Manager Jim Basinger. Council Members Carol Fritz and Dan Tenant were nOt in attendance. After a tour of the airport conducted by Mr. Savage, Chairman Nelmes gave a brief outline of the Airport Master Plan and an overview of the issues affecting the operation of the airport in the short term and what might be expected in the future. ,.... Following her comments, an informal discussion of the issues was held by those in attendance over a barbeque dinner, which lasted for approximately three hours. Issues that were discussed include: ~ (1) The use of the hotel/motel tax to assist with general operational expenses, if needed. (2) The recreational use of the airport and how it attracts and supports tourism and the hotels and conference centers in the community. (3) The expected mix of recreational, business and corporate aircraft in the future. (4) The call for a bond referendum by the City Council to refinance the airport's capital indebtedness. (5) The support the airport provides the businesses and industries in the community by accommodating the corporate aircraft used by these companies and their customers and vendors. (6) The annual airshow and the positive financial and recreational impact it has on the community. (7) The personal property tax revenue generated for the community by the based aircraft and private hangars located on the airport. No formal actions were taken by either the Airport Authority or the City Council and all parties departed by approximately 9:00 p.m. ~~~ Attested by: U Cathenne M. Nelmes, Chairman 1 - , , f - 4-30-01 PEACHTREE CITY AIRPORT AUTHORITY i: ~ RECORD OF ATTENDANCE AS OF: April 30, 2001 Members Regular Meetings Regular Special Called Special Called Total Meetings Last Attended Attendance % Meetings Last Meetings Attendance 12 Months 12 Months Attended % H.E. Buffington 12 11 92% 3 3 93% Jerry R. Cobb .. 6 6 100% 3 3 100% Douglas A. Fisher. 3 3 100% 3 3 100% Catherine M. Nelmes 12 12 100% 3 3 100% . New member as of 1/1/01 .. New member as of 9/1/00 Members Dates Absent Type H.E. Buffington 11/8/2000 Regular Jerry R. Cobb Douglas A. Fisher Catherine M. Nelmes Meeting Dates Type 1/10/2001 Regular 2/14/2001 Reaular 3/14/2001 Reaular 4/11/2001 Regular 4/19/2001 Special 4/25/2001 Workshop 5/17/2000 Reoular 6/28/2000 Regular 7/12/2000 Reoular 8/9/2000 Reaular 9/13/2000 Reoular 9/21/2000 Special 10/11/2000 Regular 11/8/2000 Regular 12/13/2000 Regular Page 1