The regular meeting of the Chesapeake Airport Authority was held on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 7:00 p.m., at the Chesapeake Regional Airport, Chesapeake, Virginia.
|MEMBERS PRESENT:||Paul Chappell, Chad Diederich, Meredith Kennedy, C. T. Cowling, Wynn Dixon, Don Britt and Steve Morien|
|MEMBERS ABSENT:||Richard Chileras and Richard McMillan|
|AIRPORT MANAGER||Chris Schrantz|
|LEGAL COUNSEL||Anita Poston, Vandeventer Black LLP|
|AIRPORT ENGINEERS||Steve Peterson|
CALL TO ORDER
Chairman Cowling called the meeting to order at 7:00 P.M.
Mr. Jimmy Sanderson from Davenport and Company, discussed the financing aspects in regards to procuring bonds for the projects the Authority is considering. Mr. Sanderson discussed the findings of the study that was done by AMCG in the Rent Study and Assessment Study. Options under consideration include borrowing from the Virginia Resources as the Authority did last time or taking a bank loan. The options all require a support agreement from the City of Chesapeake that in the event that the Airport can’t make the payments. Mr. Sanderson recommends that the Authority work through the Virginia Resources program.
A motion was duly made, seconded and passed to approve the minutes from the meeting of September, 2019, as previously circulated.
Mr. Britt reported that he had reviewed the financial reports for September and recommended approval. The motion was seconded and passed to accept the financial statements as presented for September 2019.
Mr. Schrantz reviewed the invoices for the months of September: Brown & Edwards $11,080.00 (Final Audit Billing); VSC $1,195.37 (Annual Billing); and Stevenson Tractor $13,549.00 (Zero Turn Purchase).
Operating Invoices over $1,000 covered by the annual check signing resolution or previously approved and paid are listed below:
Operating Invoices over $1,000 covered by the annual check signing resolution or previously approved and paid are listed below: VSC $1,040.00 (Annual Service); $1,500.00 (Battery Replacement); USI $22,821.00 (Annual Premium), $$4,459.00 (Annual Premium), $2,240.00 (Worker’s Comp); Frank IFKO, Jr. $1,575.00 (Towing Service); Univar $1,500.73 (WWTP Supplies); Hydralics Inc. $1,294.71 (Parts and Service); DEQ $2,034.00 (Annual Fee); and The Wright Stuff $2,800 (Lawn Maintenance).
A motion was made, seconded and passed to approve payment of these invoices.
Mr. Schrantz asked that the capital budget be tabled until next meeting.
TALBERT & BRIGHT REPORT by Steve Peterson
The contractor has been working on the punch list and everything is going along well.
MEETING WITH FINANCE DEPARTMENT REPRESENTATIVES
Mr. Schrantz discussed the meeting he had with Nancy Tracy and her staff at the City. The Authority needs to decide what projects it intends to move forward with.
Mr. Schrantz stated that the hearing regarding the avigation easement is this Friday, October 11.
Mr. Schrantz stated that DEQ has requested a list of information and documents; he is working on addressing the requests.
Mr. Schrantz stated that the permit renewal is out for public comment at this time.
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.