The regular meeting of the Chesapeake Airport Authority was held on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 7:00 p.m., at the Chesapeake Regional Airport, Chesapeake, Virginia.
|MEMBERS PRESENT||Paul Chappell, Don Britt, Chad Diederich, Meredith Kennedy, Richard Cheliras, C. T. Cowling, Steve Morien and Richard McMillan|
|MEMBERS ABSENT||Wynn Dixon|
|AIRPORT MANAGER||Chris Schrantz|
|LEGAL COUNSEL||Anita Poston, Vandeventer Black LLP|
|ENGINEERS||Steve Peterson, Talbert & Bright|
CALL TO ORDER
Chairman Cowling called the meeting to order.
NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTION
Chairman Cowling introduced Richard McMillan as the newest member of the board replacing Mr. Burke Craver.
A motion was duly made, seconded and passed to accept the minutes from the meeting of June 2019, as previously circulated.
Mr. Britt stated that there were some items on the financials that were not final numbers yet, such as the payroll and fuel flowage fees, but he reported that he had reviewed the financial reports for June and recommended approval. The motion was seconded and passed 8-1 to accept the financial statements as presented for June 2019. Mr. Diederich voted no.
Mr. Schrantz reviewed the invoices for the month: Pender & Coward – $2,167.50, $1,297.50, $1,185.00, $1,845.00, $1,987.90 (Land Acquisition); Talbert & Bright – $1,201.25 (VPDES Permit), 10,497.75 (Rent Assessment).
Operating Invoices over $1,000 covered by the annual check signing resolution or previously approved and paid are listed below:
Talbert & Bright – $1,376.25 (CS6-49 Inv. 11), $2,402.50 (VPDEs Permit), $5,468.59 (CS6-49), $11,048.63 (CS6-49, $2,549.69 (CS6-49); US Bank $9771.83 (Bond); Oessco $1,307.71 (Filters); Dominion $2,309.21, $1,182.51 (Utility Bill); Austin Electric $1,100.00 (AWOS); and City of Chesapeake $13,500.00 (Note Payment).
A motion was made, seconded and passed to approve payment of these invoices.
Chairman Cowling table the discussion until next meeting.
Chairman Cowling table the discussion until next meeting
Slate of Officers Nominations
On behalf of the Nomination Committee, Ms. Kennedy made a motion to accept the nominations presented at last meeting for the current officers to continue for the next year: Mr. CT Cowling, Chairman, Mr. Wynn Dixon, Vice-Chairman and Mr. Don Britt, Secretary/Treasurer. A motion was made, seconded and passed to elect the slate of officers as nominated.
Mission and Vision Statement
Mr. Cheliras had some comments about changes to the vision statement to be more in line with legislative content. The statement will be rewritten with those changes and will be presented at next meeting.
TALBERT & BRIGHT REPORT
Virginia Pollution Discharge Elimination System Permit
The permit application is complete, and the qualifying rain event finally occurred. The contractor was able to get the water samples for submission to the testing contractor.
Hangar Site Preparation Construction
Construction is back on track and the stone and concrete work will start shortly.
Mr. Schrantz reported on the following topics:
Mr. Schrantz discussed the new email account system.
Eastside Acquisition Project
Mr. Schrantz discussed the condemnation process. Waldo & Lyle has been retained to represent most of the affected landowners.
Mr. Craver sends his regards.
The Authority was given a broom truck by the Norfolk Airport Authority
Chairman Cowling thanked the members for their participation and remembered Mary Cover and her family; her father passed away last week. Vice-Chairman Dixon is recovering from back surgery. Chairman Cowling also thanked Mr. Schrantz for the work he had to do to get the broom truck to the airport. Mr. Schrantz also thanked the City of Chesapeake for their help in getting the broom truck to the airport.
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.
The minutes are summary in nature and are not intended to be an exact transcript of the proceedings.