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M M 0> a a N _ _ _ _ _ iDO>O>O><>>O>~ _000000 MooeOON O>-~~~~~-o C"')(Ot---NLO 8Y-~N~N~ NLOCOCOroCOO> - N ~ - N <Xl .... N ~ '" , ~ "'" , 0> ~ , "'" .c .c o (J cr: ~ .. ..., 0> ~ ~ "'" 10 ~ , "'" Peachtree City Airport Authority (PCAA) Regular Meeting Minutes Thursday, October 8, 2009 Aviation Center, Peachtree City - Falcon Field 7:00 p.m. Members Present: Chairman - Mike Brady, Vice-Chairman - Bill Flynn, Secretary/Treasurer - Richard Whiteley, Jerry Cobb, Zaheer Faruqi, Aviation Director - John Crosby, Airport Attorney - Doug Warner, PCAA Alternate - Bill Rial and City Council Member - Doug Sturbaum. Absent: Assistant Aviation Director - Barry Griffith, A.A.E. Chairman Brady called the meeting to order at 7:20 p.m. I. PUBLIC COMMENT This time has been set aside for members of the public to address PCAA on agenda items and items of general interest within the subject matter jurisdiction ofPCAA. Although PCAA values your comments, per Georgia Sunshine Law, it generally cannot take any action on items not listed on the posted agenda. Please I1lake every effort to limit your comments to three (3) minutes in consideration of others. Audience Member (AM) thanked PCAA for allowing public comments at the meeting. AM thanked the PCAA and staff for all their hard work to make Falcon Field Airport (FFC) a better place. AM also thanked Falcon Field Veterans Memorial Project leaders Ted Mallory and JImmy Kelly for their hard work on the project. II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Motion made by Bill Flynn and seconded by Richard Whiteley to approve the September 10, 2009 PCAA Regular Meeting Minutes; motion carries 3/0 with Mike Brady and Jerry Cobb abstaining. III. REPORTS Aviation Director - John Crosby introduced Ted Mallory who gave a presentation on the Falcon Field Veterans Memorial. Mr. Crosby stated that he had received a letter from the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) indicating that FFC would receive $1.85M in grant funds that will be used for bid package 1I1 for work in Area "C"/apron project. Mr. Crosby also stated that applicable NOTAMS were published and that copies are available at the front desk. Mr. Crosby stated that paving Taxiway "F" is a weather dependent project and hopefully paving will occur next week as planned. Mr. Crosby addressed the waterfowl issue (i.e. geese) and stated that the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will provide a "deprivation" permit next week; that this permit will allow DNR personnel to remove and hazardous wildlife off airport. Mr. Crosby stated that the Air Show is on and that the FI8's, A-lO's have already arrived and that the C-130 is due tomorrow. V. 09-09-02 VI. 10-09-01 10-09-02 10-09-03 10-09-04 IV. FINANCIAL REVIEW Aviation Director- John Crosby gave an overview of the monthly financials. Vice-Chairman - ~ill Flynn stated that there were fewer adjustments needed this month; that the preliminary work for the audit should be done in a couple of weeks. Mr. Flynn stated that the audit should be completed in November 2009 and not extend to March of the following year as it has in the past. Mr. Crosby stated that Falcon Aviation Academy is planning to stay at FFC and should operate six (6) aircraft; that there are ten (10) Chinese student in country training and that it is anticipated that 300 Chinese students will go through the program over the next three (3) years. He indicated that most of this training will occur in Newnan. OLD AGENDA ITEMS Audit Firm Review and Selection Process Bill Flynn stated that staff had met with three (3) qualified audit firms, two of which were very good but one was slightly cheaper than the other. Bill Flynn made a motion seconded by Richard Whiteley to select Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP as the lowest, qualified auditing firm to conduct the FYOSI09 Audit for FFC; motion carries 510. NEW AGENDA ITEM Sany America Update Airport Attorney Doug Wamer stated that PCAAlstaff had had several meetings with representatives from Sany America. Mr. Wamer stated that Sany is taking a very professional and smart approach to addressing Falcon Field's concerns over the company's construction project. Mr. Warner stated that Sany has hired aviation legal experts and aerospace engineers to assist with the project; that the aerospace engineers are reviewing the exhaust stack issues in relation to where they are positioned to the runway centerline and for location reasons. Mr. Warner indicated that Sany has stated that they will not impact the Airport's "protected airspace". Mr. Warner said that aircraft will reach the Instrument Landing System's (ILS) Runway 31 Decision Height before reaching Sany property; that the Airport is moving forward to acquire easement rights in the event that there is not resolution between PCAA and Sany. FY09/10 Airport Budget Review Zaheer Faruqi stated that he has not had time to look at the proposed FY09/10 Budget and requested this item be tabled until next month. Annual Landscape Maintenance Program Zaheer Faruqi indicated that there has been a lot of discussion between PCAA members and staff on this subject and requested that this item be discussed in executive session; no action taken. Employee Policy and Procedures Manual - no action taken. 10-09-05 Veterans Memorial Park and Terminal Landscape Program "Close-Out" Review- no action taken. VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION Motion made by Bill Flynn and seconded by Zaheer Faruqi to enter into executive session at 8:00p.m.; motion carries 5/0. Motion made by Bill Flynn and seconded by Richard Whiteley to return to regular session at II :45p.m.; motion carries 5/0. VIII. ADJOURNMENT Motion made by Richard Whiteley and seconded by Bill Flynn to adjourn the meeting at 11:50p.m.; motion carries 5/0. Note: Thb ..:~~' '~bjre' '" """", "P'" 24 ho= pri~ '" "''I1~ PCAA Chairman