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N a) o o ~ m-cr)m-mm-C>>o _000000 ('I')OOOOON ai~~~t::!~-o MtOf'-.-NIO g~~NT"""N~ Ni".O<awooroo> N ... - N CO '" ... ... '" >::: ~ '""" , 0) ~ >::: '""" .c .c o o a: ~ ell .., 0) ~ ~ '""" , Ii) ~ S Peachtree City Airport Authority (PCAA) Regular Meeting Minutes Thursday, September 10,2009 Aviation Center, Peachtree City - Falcon Field 7:00 p.m. Members Present: Vice-Chairman - Bill Flynn, Secretary/Treasurer -Richard Whiteley, Zaheer Faruqi, , Aviation Director - John Crosby, Assistant Aviation Director - Barry Griffith, A.A.E., Airport Attorney - Doug Warner and PCAA Alternate - Bill Rial. Absent: Chairman - Mike Brady, Jerry Cobb (excused), and City Council Member - Doug Sturbaum I. ANNOUNCEMENTS None. II. PUBLIC COMMENT This time has been set aside for members of the public to address peAA on agenda items and items of general interest within the subject matter jurisdiction of peAA. Although PCAA values your comments, per Georgia Sunshine Law, it generally cannot take any action on items not listed on the posted agenda. Please make every effort to limit your comments to three (3) minutes in consideration of others. An audience melI!ber (AM) requested information on approved policy for helicopter operations at the airport. Aviation Director - John Crosby reports that helicopters are approved to take off from the taxiway but not the taxi lane. An AM stated that more directional signage is needed on Highway 74. Mr. Crosby stated that Chairman Brady and staff are working with the City and the Georgia Department of Transportation on resolving this issue for better signage in the future. AM made comment about a recent event at the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) for Eastern Airline mechanics and that patrons had difficulty locating Echo Court as it is incorrectly named Victor Drive. Mr. Crosby stated that this is also an issue that staff is working with the City's Planning Department to resolve. AM indicated concern over resident geese on the approach ends of the runway; that the grass needed to be mowed so that the geese would not flock together to eat the seeds; that there were approximately 50-60 birds. AM suggested a NOT AM be filed to alert pilots about this wildlife problem. Mr. Crosby stated that staff will mow the grass more often and file a precautionary NOT AM; staff will also check with the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) about eradication or relocation permits. III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Motion made by Zaheer Faruqi and seconded by Richard Whiteley to approve the September 10, 2009 PCAA Regular Meeting Minutes; motion carries 3/0. IV. REPORTS Aviation Director - John Crosby reports that construction is moving along on both sides of the airport with the F I 6N eterans Memorial and Area "c" Hangar Development. He thanked Ted Mallory for the numerous hours he has put in as the project manager for the Veterans Memorial project. Mr. Crosby invited all the AM's to the September 26, 2009 Veterans Memorial Dedication Ceremony starting at 1030(L), and indicated that an invitation would be forwarded to all tenants via emaiI.Mr. Crosby also indicated that PCAA would host a mixer with the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce on September 29, 2009 to showcase the airport enhancements and Veterans Memorial; that members of the RV Squadron and Affordable Charters of Excellence would be giving aircraft rides as part of the door prizes. Mr. Crosby stated that the FAA has slated an additional $2M in discretionary money for this fiscal year for Area "c" and that there is potential stimulus money coming as well. He thanked everyone for their assistance in working with staff for the runway closure on Thursday, September 10,2009 from 0700-1 700(L) and indicated that the runway would need to be closed again in late September (9/24/09) for paving the connector taxiways and that staff would send out a notice. Assistant Aviation Director - Barry Griffith, A.A.E. reports that there was a FAA Flight Check scheduled for Tuesday, September 9, 2009 at 0900(L) to verify the P APIs for Runway 13/3 I were properly positioned but that was cancelled by the FAA; that this was the second cancellation by the FAA and that a new schedule would be requested by staff. Vice-Chairman Bill Flynn thanked everyone who attended the Tenant Picnic on 8/28/09 and stated that there will be more events in the future to encourage interaction between the board and the tenants; that he can't promise he will have a Major General ride in on an F- I 6 but appreciates the participation by the tenants. V. FINANCIAL REVIEW Aviation Director - John Crosby apologized for sending the financials out late. He stated that Jet A sales are up over last year but volume is down; that AvGas is the opposite with sales down but only 2,500 gallons off from the budget. Mr. Crosby went over the financial notes from the financials and asked if there were any questions. Vice-Chairman Bill Flynn stated that he is working with Mr. Whiteley on finalizing the FY0911 0 budget and that if there are any outstanding invoiceslbills out there that staff will need them as soon as possible in order to make a hard close on FY08/09 budget for the audit. He stated that the terminal enhancements would be capitalized over the next 5 years so that there would be less impact on profit but that this was still a cash issue associated with improving our product. Vice-Chairman Flynn stated that the market plan, which included the lower fuel prices, would kick off after the 9/26/09 Veterans Memorial Dedication and that while volume and margins are down in both categories that staff will need to market like mad men to promote the competitive prices and better customer services to help improve our financial situation in the coming months. VI. OLD AGENDA ITEMS None. VII. NEW AGENDA ITEM 09-09-01 The Great Georgia Airshow (GGAS) Presentation - see attached presentations made by Bill Lasher (GGAS-President) and Janet Smola (GGAS-Promoter) in regard to the 2009 Great Georgia Airshow. 09-09-02 Audit Firm Review and Selection Process - Vice-Chairman Flynn reports that after reading the fine print on the proposal that there are some hidden costs that need to be reviewed closer. Motion made by Richard Whiteley and seconded by Zaheer Faruqi to table this item; motion carries 3/0. 09-09-03 Falcon Field Veterans Memorial Park - Ted Mallory was moved up to the front of the agenda by Vice-Chairman Flynn and gave his report at approximately 7:05 p.m. He reports that much progress has been made on the Veterans Memorial over the last week; that the sponsor pavers, seating wall and military plaque holders have been put in place. He indicated that the electrical has passed inspection and that there is final clean up items going on with this and the landscaping; that we should be ready for the Dedication on 9/26/09. He thanked the PCAA leadership and staff for supporting him during this project and stated that it was an honor to be associated with this team. He indicated that this Veterans Memorial will have a lasting impact on the community; that he foresees many school children taking tours as part of the School District's curriculum to see the Veterans Memorial and that he is hopeful that a partnership can be formed with the CAF to help host the tours which may expand to the National Weather Service facility as well. General Mallory indicated that the community has really stepped up in terms of financial support for the project, however, there are still opportunities to participate and that the funding is needed to help maintain the Veterans Memorial in the future. Vice-Chairman Flynn stated on behalf of the PCAA that he appreciates all the work that Mr. Mallory, as the project manager, has given to make the Veterans Memorial such a success and requested a round of applause for his efforts. VIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION IX. ADJOURNMENT Motion made by Zaheer Faruqi and seconded by Richard Whiteley to adjourn the meeting at 8:06 p.m.; motion carries 3/0. Note: This agenda is subject to change up to 24 hours prior to the meeting. ~;?~~~ /Cf/f!7-eoq ~~~~. Atte Mike Brady, Chairman PEACHTREE CITY AIRPORT AUTHORITY EXECUTIVE SESSION AFFIDAVIT The undersigned hereby states under oath, in the presence of a notary public, as subscribed below, that the ~ndersigned presided over a meeting of the Peachtree City Airport Authority, in the capacity set forth below, on the meeting date set forth below. A portion of this meeting was held in executive session and closed to the public, pursuant to motion duly made, seconded and passed by the Authority. The closed portion of such meeting, held in executive session, was aevoted matters within the exceptions provided by law, specifically as initialed below Discussing matters protected by the attorney-client privilege. O.C.G.A. ~50-14-2(1). o Discussing the future acquisition of real estate. O.C.G.A. 950-14-3(4). ~ing or deliberating the appointment, employment, compensation, hiring, disciplinary action or dismissal, or periodic evaluation or rating of a public officer or employee. OC.G.A, 950-14-3(6). The closed portion of thP. meeting was held in compliance with the law, based upon the advice of legal counsel for the Authority, and based upon observation of all members present. In witness whereof, the undersigned has signed this affidavit on the date indicated below. Sworn to and subscribed before me this date' 1; s~~ C/-/A//PbV;4n/ Capacity ~~~7 Notary Date of meeting: CONCURRENCE OF AUTHORITY MEMBERS The underSigneo1r.m that the statements con ove affidavit are true and correct. OFINION OF LEGAL COUNSEL The closed portion of the meeting of the Peachtree City Airport Authority referenced in the above affidavit was appropriate under Georgia law and was held t to my advice and counsel.