The regular meeting of the Chesapeake Airport Authority was held on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., at the Chesapeake Regional Airport, Chesapeake, Virginia.
|MEMBERS PRESENT:||Paul Chappell, Meredith Kennedy, C. T. Cowling, Wynn Dixon, Richard Chiliras, Steve Morien, Chad Diederich and Richard McMillan|
|MEMBERS ABSENT:||Don Britt|
|AIRPORT MANAGER||Chris Schrantz|
|LEGAL COUNSEL||Anita Poston, Vandeventer Black LLP|
CALL TO ORDER
Chairman Cowling called the meeting to order.
PRESENTATION FROM TALBERT & BRIGHT
Mr. Jeff Tarkington and Mr. Sid Teterton, of Talbert & Bright gave a presentation on the three design options for the FBO and Flight School Building. After discussion, the members asked Talbert & Bright to develop the current costs figures for each of the designs for the next meeting for the possibility of just having the shell put together for the building and let tenant make their modifications.
A motion was duly made, seconded and passed to approve the minutes from the meeting of December 2019, as previously circulated.
Mr. Britt was not available to give the report. Mr. Schrantz reported that Mr. Britt had reviewed the financial reports for December 2019 and recommended approval. The motion was seconded and passed to accept the financial statements as presented for December.
Mr. Schrantz reviewed the invoices for the months of September:
Operating Invoices over $1,000 covered by the annual check signing resolution or previously approved and paid are listed below: City of Chesapeake $13,500 (City Note); $33,284 (Stormwater Fees); Parkway Grading $3,327.50 (Payroll Request); Talbert & Bright $2,550.65 (CS6-52 SWPPP); $9,417.09 (CS6-53 Environmental Study for Taxiway).
Operating Invoices over $1,000 covered by the annual check signing resolution or previously approved and paid are listed below Pender & Coward $1,653, 1,486.50, 1,375.50, 1,438.50, $3,549, $3,760.55, $3,478.50, $3,442.50 (Land Acquisition); RRMM $24,492.50 (Terminal Repairs); Parkway Grading $75,024.70 (CS6-49 Payroll Request); Virginia Media $1,897.34 (CS6-52 SWPPP); Talbert & Bright $4,157.80, $4,062.90 (CS6-49); Talbert & Bright $3,069.38, $2,889.37 (CS6-52), Talbert & Bright $5,402.89, $3.049.69 (CS6-53); Progressive Insurance $1,414 (Annual Premium); and Virginia Paving $52,572 (CS6-61); Talbert & Bright $1,649.25 (Rent Study); US Bank $7,533.33 (Bond Payment); Univar $1,718.13 (WWTP Supplies).
A motion was made, seconded and passed to approve payment of these invoices.
FY 2021 Operating Budget
Ms. Kennedy made the following motion: I move that the Chesapeake Airport Authority convene in a closed meeting in accordance with Virginia Code Section 2.2-3711(A)(1): to consider and discuss the salaries of specific employees of the Authority. The motion was properly seconded and unanimously passed.
The Open Meeting resumed at approximately 8:40 p.m. Ms. Kennedy moved for adoption of the following resolution: Now, therefore, be it resolved that the board of the Chesapeake Airport Authority hereby certifies that to the best of each member’s knowledge: (i) only public business matters lawfully exempted from open meeting requirements under the Virginia Code, and (ii) only such public business matters as were identified in the motion by which the closed meeting was convened were heard, discussed or considered in the closed meeting.
ROLL CALL VOTE:
Mr. Diederich – yes
Mr. McMillan – yes
Mr. Britt – not present
Mr. Dixon – yes
Ms. Kennedy – yes
Mr. Cheliras – yes
Mr. Chappell – yes
Mr. Morien – yes
Chairman Cowling – yes
Ms. Kennedy moved to adopt the current proposed budget with a 5% salary adjustment for the Airport Manager and 10% salary adjustment for the Accounting Manager. A motion was made, seconded and passed to approve the FY 2021 Operating Budget.
Mr. Schrantz advised the authority that DEQ added more testing requirements to our permit which is going to raise our billing an extra $200 a billing for a total of an extra $5,330 per year. This is going to require raising the Sewerage fees to our sewer customers to break even in running the WWTP.
Financial Disclosures should be showing up in everyone’s email. Please fill these out and get them back to the city by their due date.
Central Fleet Management did maintenance work on our sweeper and did a great job.
Chairman Cowling thanked the members of the Authority for their time and contributions to the Authority.
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.