The Emergency Board Meeting of the Panama City-Bay County Airport and Industrial District was called to order at 9:00 a.m., April 27, 2012 in the Airport Board Room by Chairman McKenzie.
The Invocation was given by Ms. Patty Strick.
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Chairman McKenzie.
The Executive Secretary called the roll and indicated that all Board Members were present except Ms. Dawn Moliterno and Mr. Chris Forehand.
a. Recommendation of Finding of Bona Fide Emergency Regarding Litigation Matters
This item provides for Board recognition that a bona fide emergency exists relating to the current litigation and a proposed settlement with Atkins that requires Board discussion and potential consideration.Mr. Bruett made a motion to find that a bona fide emergency exists relating to matters involved in the current litigation. Mr. Pilcher seconded the motion. The vote was taken and the motion passed unanimously.
Mr. Scott made a motion to meet in a Closed Executive Session to discuss the proposed Settlement Agreement with Atkins and other matters related to the current litigation. Mr. Pilcher seconded the motion. The vote was taken and the motion passed unanimously.
The meeting was adjourned at approximately 9:03 a.m. to enter into Closed Executive Session.
Closed Executive Session:
Board Members entered into Closed Executive Session at 9:03 a.m. to discuss matters relating to current litigation to the extent authorized under Florida Statute 286.011(8). Those in attendance were as follows:
- John Wheat, Executive Director
- Andy McKenzie, Chairman
- John Pilcher, Vice Chairman
- Till Bruett, Board Member
- Carey Scott, Board Member
- Rick Koehnemann, Board Member
- Ross McCloy, Airport Attorney
- Court Reporter
The Closed Executive Session ended at approximately 9:42 a.m.
Consideration of Settlement Agreement with Atkins
Following Board discussion during the Closed Executive Session, Mr. Scott made a motion to accept the Settlement Agreement with Atkins. Mr. Pilcher seconded the motion. The vote was taken and the motion passed unanimously.
The meeting was adjourned at approximately 9:45 a.m. CST
Patty Strick, Executive Secretary Andy McKenzie, Chairman