The regular meeting of the Chesapeake Airport Authority was held on Wednesday,
CALL TO ORDER
AIRPORT MANAGER’S REPORT
Sequence Flasher Lights
VOAC Spring Workshop
Tenant Appreciation Day
TALBERT & BRIGHT reported by Steve Peterson
Land Acquisition (RPZ RW 5 Approach)
North Terminal Area (Wetland Credits)
Mr. Robert Ziengenfuss asked if there had been any problems with the AWOS giving erroneous reports. Mr. Love stated that he hadn’t had anyone report that kind of problem. Mr. Love stated that if there is a problem then he will report it to the stated for them to send Austin Electric out to check it. Mr. Love stated that he will look into it.
Mr. Julian Jackson stated that Hampton Roads Executive had their grand opening of their terminal. Mr. Jackson stated that it was nice.
Mr. Lee Lowder discussed getting a document executed with the Hunt Club. Mr. Lowder stated that he hopes to have a signed document before the next meeting.
Mr. Lee Lowder stated that he may have an opportunity to have a work session with the city council. Mr. Lowder hopes to use this opportunity to give them a state of the airport address and to talk about how the airport does help the City of Chesapeake and how the City can improve their support of the airport so that the airport is even more valuable for the City. Mr. Lowder asked the board members to send him any ideas, comments that can be used for this work session. Mr. Joe Love stated that the state’s economic study will be out soon and may be helpful in Mr. Lowder’s presentation to the council. Mr. Love stated that he will find a way to expedite the release of this study.
Mr. Lee Lowder praised Brian Hough of Horizon Aviation in the way that he markets Horizon through his emails to customers. Mr. Lowder said that Tidewater Flight Center is also doing a great job through their email marketing.
Mr. Lee Lowder discussed safety issues and feels that Horizon and Tidewater Flight Center should come together to talk about any safety issues that may arise more often to enhance safety at the airport.
Mr. Lee Lowder asked Mr. Joe Love to come up with a list of uses for the funds and the revenue that these projects could generate before the next meeting.
The minutes are summary in nature and are not intended to be an exact transcript of the proceedings. The Authority maintains an audiotape of the meeting.