Work On the McComb-Pike County Airport to restore damage Launched on by a twister in November final yr is nearing completion, Brad Clark of Clark Enchancment said.
Electrical work Throughout the airport is considerably full, as is reconstruction of The agency hangar subsequent to the fixed-base operator’s office.
Metallic panels from the previous hangar’s partitions and roof have been hung Contained in the hangar To assist insulate it, and Clark said these nonetheless Want to be painted.
Clark said The floor Continues to be tough And will be buffed and polished to a clear shine, however “that’s costly. You will Have The power to Do this later, In any other case you can paint it with epoxy.”
Rick Simpson, the fixed-base operator with Air Providers of Mississippi, said epoxy Can be Extra economical.
Clark furtherly requested approval of a change order for the hangar door For further supply and set up prices, As properly as to water restore damages Inside the FBO constructing.
The door change elevated The worth by about $3,400, and The further restores Shall be about $1,700. Each of these Shall be coated by insurance coverage.
Accountant Hal Holloway reported $38,990 remaining to be paid to Clark Enchancment.
Engineer Garrett Smith with Neel-Schaffer said the board ought to promote its intent to borrow money from the Mississippi Enchancment Authority to match a Federal Aby way oftion Administration grant and proceed with constructing 10 T-hangars for small plane if the board decides to approve bids after They’re submitted.
He furtherly useful thOn the board contract with Taffy Pippin of Montgomery, Ala., to search the advice of on compliance factors associated to hiring disadvantaged enterprise enterprises. She Can be paid Provided thOn the enterprise advances by way of bidding and construction, and her payment Can be 95% coated beneath the grant.
Simpson said the airport now has deposits for 9 of the proposed 10 hangar slots.
In fullly different enterprise, the board:
• Postponed dialogue on renewing the FBO lease.
• Heard from board President Bob Hensarling that he had acquired one quote to restore an digital gate, and he was looking for anfullly different.
• Talked about Using proxies in casting votes.