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01-11-2006 Regular Meeting - PEACHTREE CITY AIRPORT AUTHORITY MINUTES OF MEETING January 11, 2006 The January meeting of the Peachtree City Airport Authority was held at the Aviation Center, Peachtree City-Falcon Field Airport, on January 11, at 7:10 p.m. Those present were Chairman Jerry Cobb; Members Doug Fisher, Matt Davis, and Rick Mendenhall and Greg Carroll; Airport Manager John Crosby: Assistant Manager Andrew Bolton; and Authority Attorney Douglas B. Warner. I. ANNOUNCEMENTS -, Chairman Cobb asked if there were any announcements. Mr. Crosby stated that the Beech Aero Club would be hosting a Fly-in on March 11, 2006 and that the CAF would be conducting its annual World War II Day and swing dance on April 22, 2006. Chairman Cobb announced that it appeared the North American Top Gun group would be returning in late April to conduct T-6 rides. II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES A motion was made by Mr. Fisher and seconded by Mr. Mendenhall to approve the minutes of the December 14, 2005, Regular Meeting as presented. The minutes were approved unanimously 4-0 with Mr. Carroll abstaining for reasons of his absence for the December meeting. III. REPORTS AIRPORT MANAGER'S REPORT March 10,2004 - ,; , 1. Aviation Way. New progress has been noted since the December meeting. The power pole has been relocated. A headwall was planned for placement over a main gas line. Construction should restart next week. , Ii 2. TDK Boulevard. Meetings are upcoming with all parties to pursue a resolution. 1 ~ ,~ t t ~ 1> , , 3. FY 05 Audit. The audit is nearing completion, with a target date of 1/18/06. No issues have been found. 4. Upcoming Calendar. Mr. Crosby gave dates of upcoming meetings and conferences. Mr. Crosby will be attending a Georgia Airports Association Meeting on 1/16 and 1/17 at Reynolds Plantation. On 1/23 and 1/24 the Federal Aviation Administrations Communications Conference will be held in Atlanta. 5. Airport Access and Commercial User Fees letter. Letters have been sent to hangar owners reminding them of these fees and their due date. 6. Aircraft Accident. Mr. Crosby gave a brief summary of the events of an aircraft accident where the sole occupant of a single engine Piper Cherokee was killed. The aircraft crashed a few miles short of Falcon Field Airport, in Coweta County. Through a chain of events Chairman Cobb and his friend Mike McCann were contacted and assisted in the search for the aircraft. Chairman Cobb and Mr. McCann were instrumental in locating the aircraft and without their help the aircraft would have likely not been found until daylight. Plans are underway to create search kits containing necessities to assist in a search for downed aircraft. Items include radios, EL T locaters, compasses, and other items. Plans to meet with the Fire, Police and other Emergency Response departments have been scheduled for February. IV. FINANCIAL REVIEW Review of the budget numbers showed a discrepancy in budgeted gallons and budgeted income for fuel sales. The budget was reviewed and corrected. Avgas sales continue to be less than expected. Higher fuel costs continue to be a major factor in keeping the recreational flyer from flying. Jet sales for December were slightly better than forecasted. A budget overrun was noticed in utilities where gas usage was higher for the month, despite being locked in lower than average therm rate. Professional fees were also over for December with the majority of the charges for Powell Goldstein. V. OLD AGENDA ITEMS 05-12-02 Review progress on airport website design. Mr. Bolton gave a brief overview of the current website and contents, as well as additions to the new site that might be added. 2 ~ VI. NEW AGENDA ITEMS 06-01-01 Election of Airport Authority Officers. Mr. Crosby stated that before the nomination and voting began he would like to thank Chairman Cobb for his hours of hard work and dedication to the Airport. He added that it was a pleasure to work with him over the past year. Other members also offered their thanks for Chairman Cobb's dedication and hard work. Mr. Fisher nominated Mr. Cobb for a second term as Chairman. The nomination was seconded by Mr. Davis. Mr. Davis also nominated Mr. Fisher for a second term as Treasurer. The nomination was seconded by Mr. Mendenhall. Mr. Cobb was elected to serve as Chairman for 2006 with four votes in the affirmative, zero votes against. Mr. Cobb abstained from voting. Mr. Fisher was elected to serve as Treasurer for 2006 with four votes in the affirmative, zero votes against. Mr. Fisher also abstained from voting. ,.., , , 06-01-02 Consider scheduling time and place for winter workshop. Mr. Cobb suggested the need to hold a winter workshop to discuss issues and strategize for the rest of the year. Mr. Fisher stated he would like to conduct the session before the next Authority meeting. After discussions, it was decided by consensus to hold the meeting on Friday, January 27, 2006 at 3:00 PM until complete, at a location to be determined later. VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION None Regular business was concluded at 7:50 PM. Mr. Fisher made a motion to adjourn. The motion was seconded by Mr. Davis and approved unanimously. - ~ ~-'- Attested by: ~~; t2~ Je! R bb, C airman 3