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08-26-2005 Regular Meeting/Workshop ".-., t ~ PEACHTREE CITY AIRPORT AUTHORITY MINUTES OF ANNUAL WORKSHOP AND AUGUST MEETING August 26, 2005 The Annual Workshop and August meeting of the Peachtree City Airport Authority was held in the Conference Room at the Hampton Inn, Peachtree City, Georgia, on August 26, 2005, at 3:00 p.m. Those present for the Authority were Chairman Jerry Cobb; Members Greg Carrol, Matt M. Davis, Douglas A. Fisher, and Rick Mendenhall; Airport Manager John Crosby, Assistant Manager Andrew Bolton and Authority Attorney Douglas B. Warner. Authority Alternate Larry Hunt was absent. The purpose of the workshop was to discuss and prioritize key issues facing the airport in the coming year. Chairman Cobb welcomed and thanked Authority members and staff for making time to meet and discuss issues facing the airport. He stated that since the workshop was also being used as a regular Authority meeting there were several items of regular business to discuss before starting the workshop portion of the meeting. He asked for any announcements. I. ANNOUNCEMENTS r Mr. Davis announced that the annual Santa's Copilots program would continue for December of 2005. He mentioned that with a heavy work load at Hartsfield-Jackson airport and loss of his regular assistant that a few details of the program are behind. He asked that anyone wanting to volunteer would be greatly appreciated. Chairman Cobb gave a progress report for the Great Georgia Airshow. Current fundraising efforts have reached $135,000. He also stated that they expect the Peachtree City Tourism Association would also sponsor at the $20,000 level. The sponsorship is up for discussion at their next meeting and is expected to be approved. Mr. Cobb also mentioned that he would like to see an Authority presence at the airshow as in past years. II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Mr. Davis stated that he had read the minutes of the July 13, 2005 meeting and believed they were accurate, and made a motion to accept the minutes as written. Mr. Mendenhall seconded the motion and the motion passed unanimously. III. MANAGERS REPORT Mr. Crosby had no items to discuss that would not be covered later in the workshop portion of the meeting. r c ,....., v IV. FINANCIAL REPORT Mr. Crosby stated that like previous monthly reports the airport exceeded budgeted amounts in Jet fuel sales but were substantially short on Avgas sales. He also outlined a new volume discount policy that may be implemented. V. OLD AGENDA ITEMS None VI. NEW AGENDA ITEMS 05-08-01 Review request of sale on Hangar 0-31 and exercise right of first refusal. Mr. Crosby gave a brief review of the request of the sale of hangar 0-31. After a brief discussion, Mr. Carroll made a motion that the Authority should not purchase of the hangar. Mr. Fisher seconded the motion and passed unanimously. Mr. Cobb stated that regular business was concluded. The Authority then began the workshop portion of the meeting. The purpose was to strategize for the upcoming year. ,-,. Mr. Crosby introduced Mr. Dale Stubbs of PBS&J Engineering to give an overview of Hangar Area C and the development plan. Mr. Stubbs overview included the status and update of Area C and the following topics. Concept plans - submitted to the Authority Geotechnical Survey - complete, very little rock found, wetlands delineation depicted, cut and fill will require additional fill dirt for the area. South Parallel Taxiway- application submitted to the FAA. Area C Phase II - environmental portion (Phase I) nearing completion, will begin design and construction of Area C. ASOS Relocation - waiting for FAA approval for approximately 4 months. Area will also accommodate a co-located glide slope. Airport Layout Plan - need for update with new projects under way. Mr. Crosby gave an update of the following topics. 405 Survey- underway, needed for an LPV and or ILS approach. Estimates 45 days to completion. Georgia Department of Transportation to fund majority of survey. Expects lowering of approach minimums to 250 foot overcast and % mile visibility. TDK Boulevard - appraisals are underway and due to the airport office by August 31, 2005. Applications for funding will be submitted after design is 1"""'\ complete. The golf cart tunnel has been removed from the design. ,...., , r , Hangar Area S- Phase I will be a cooperative project between PBS&J and Prime Engineering firms. Both firms are highly respected by the FAA and State DOT. Avitation Way - Scheduled completion date of October 8, 2005. APAC awarded contract. Mr. Crosby is looking to the possibility of using remaining funds in loan for Aviation Way & roof repair to replace aging air conditioning unit in the terminal building. Rules and Regulations - Mr. Crosby will have copies sent to the Authority for their review and comments. Capital Improvement Plan - Mr. Crosby reviewed the current plan and recommended changes for fiscal years 2006 and 2007. Operating Budget- Mr. Crosby made several recommendations to improve the budget process and operations under the budget. The Authority began a brief discussion of through the fence fees. The Authority directed Mr. Crosby to locate a consultant to determine through the fence fees industry wide. Chairman Cobb gave a brief update on the airport website and joining the city's website. The city option seems less and less of an option with original rollout in July of 2004 still delayed. He recommended talking with a private company. Mr. Cobb also directed the authority to begin thinking strategically on airport issues, that will affect the airport 10 to 20 years in the future. He also asked the authority to review their ideas about hangar construction vs land leases in the future. He also covered the need for the Authority to reformulate the position on minimum standards for the airport, as well as develop future land lease policies. All topics for discussion were completed at 8:10pm on Friday, August 26, 2005. By general consensus it was determined a Saturday session was not needed and was f'"""'\ cancelled for the following day. At 8:10 pm Mr. Carroll made a motion to adjourn. The motion was seconded by Mr. Fisher and approved unanimously. ~~ Attested by: ,...., f"' ,...., ~ ,...., ,.-, 8-31-05 PEACHTREE CITY AIRPORT AUTHORITY RECORD OF ATTENDANCE AS OF: August 31,2005 Members Regular Meetings Regular Special Called Special Called Total Meetings Last Attended Attendance Meetings Last Meetings Attendance 12 Months % 12 Months Attended % Jerry R. Cobb 11 11 100% 1 1 100% Matt M. Davis 11 11 100% 1 1 100% Douglas A. Fisher 11 10 91% 1 0 83% Greg Carroll' 4 4 100% 0 0 100% Rick P Mendenhall 11 11 100% 1 0 92% Larry Hunt (Alternate) 4 1 25% 0 0 25% Greq Carroll was aDDointed to complete the unexpired term of Catherine Nelmes' . Members Dates Absent Type Meeting Dates Type Jerry R. Cobb 1/12/2005 Regular 2/11/2005 Reoular 3/9/2005 Reoular Matt M. Davis April Meeting Cancelled 5/11/2005 Reqular 6/8/2005 Reqular 7/13/2005 Reoular Douglas A Fisher 8/26/2005 Regular 9/29/2004 Special 10/19/2004 Reqular Greg Carroll 9/8/2004 Regular 9/29/2004 Special Rick P. Mendenhall 9/29/2004 Special 10/19/04 Regular 11/19/04 Regular 12/08/04 Regular Larry Hunt (Alternate) 5/11/2005 Regular 6/8/2005 Reqular 7/13/2005 Reqular 8/26/2005 Regular Page 1