April 8, 2009 Regular Board Meeting
Jamestown Regional Airport Authority
Regular Meeting Minutes
April 8th, 2009
Called to Order at 6 pm
1. Pledge of Allegiance:
2. Roll Call: Johnny Klingenberg (Chairman), Jim Boyd (Vice Chairman) Dennis Nelson, Tom Merrick, Jim Dodd, Craig Neys, Kelani Parisian, Andy Schneider (Manager), , Absent: Kim Mickelson (Admin Assistant), Merle Bingham. Guests: Keith Norman (Jamestown Sun) Steve Aldinger (Interstate Engineering), Jon Cave (1st Class Aviation).
3. Hearings from the Audience: No Hearings Noted.
4. Notification of Conflict of Interest: No Conflicts Noted.
5. Meeting Minutes
a. Review and Approve the Meeting Minutes of April 08, 2009: Mr. Klingenberg said that he would like it if we could start the meeting minutes with the Pledge of Allegiance. Mr. Boyd asked about strategic plan on general aviation, Mr. Nelson said that he and Mr. Dodd are working on it but need more time. Mr. Nelson moved to approve the meeting minutes, Mr. Boyd seconded the motion. All in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried. Ms. Parisian moved to approve the Special Meeting minutes, Mr. Nelson seconded the motion. All in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.
5. Financial Information for March 31, 2009
a. Review and Approve Indebtedness Report: Mr. Nelson asked about overtime, and if we could add it in with the indebtedness report. Mr. Schneider said that would not be a problem, and that he also talked to Justin and Ray about overtime and how it has to be approved. Mr. Boyd moved to approve the indebtedness report, Mr. Nelson seconded the motion. All those in favored signified by saying aye. Motion carried.
b. Accounts Payable: No Motion Made.
c. Accounts Receivable: Mr. Schneider said that he has a check from Dome Pipe Line & also KDXpress will be sending one soon they just needed a W-9 forum from us. Summit Aviation is in the process of being sold. Mr. Mike Kadermis is the current owner and he is selling the building to his father. Mr. Kadermis was wondering if we could reassign his lease to his father. Mr. Schneider said that the bill had to be paid before we could do that. Ms. Parisian moved to approve the accounts payable. Mr. Nelson seconded the motion. All in favor signified by saying aye. Motion carried.
e. Financial Statement: Do not have at this point.
6. Project Reports-
a. Steve Aldinger: Bret Donet
Mr. Aldinger stated that he got the contract for the rejuvenation project sent now just waiting to proceed. Mr. Aldinger also stated that Jamestown did not get grant funding for the runway shoulder project, so we have to wait for more discressionary money. Mr. Aldinger went through a quick overview of terminal plans, including front elevation of terminal, changes that where made from the last meeting, and last a new drawing of the departure and arrival baggage area. Mr. Donet started with the model of what the new terminal would look like. Mr. Donet said that he tried to push the arrival & departure baggage area closer to the new portion of the terminal because there would only be an over head door separating the two. Mr. Klingenberg asked if the door would remain open at all times. Mr. Donet said that they would only be closed at night and for security reasons. Mr. Donet also said that he added another bathroom in the sterile area. Ms. Parisian asked about the vehicle canopy for when you pull up to the terminal. Mr. Donet said at looking at the other airports around the area Bismarck is the only one that has one and they are very expensive. Mr. Donet said that he had a chance to look over our electrical and said that we need to look at getting a new or another transfer unit. Ms. Parisain asked about gutters because of the rain run off onto the ramp. Mr. Boyd asked about the pitch on the roof because of snow and Mr. Donet said the higher the pitch especially for snow the better it will be. All the board members mutually agreed on the new layout of the terminal. Mr. Dodd made a motion Mr. Nelson seconded the motion all those in favor signified by saying aye motion carried.
a. End of Month Passenger Boarding: Official numbers are from Julie and they were 230.
9. Human Resources:
a. Managers Report: Mr. Schneider said the biggest thing was the flooding of the runway.
b. Mr. Schneider also said that due to the budget he was not going to look in getting an intern this summer, but found some funding from JSDC, The City & also The County in splitting it 3 ways it would only cost the airport $500.00 so therefore decided to get one.
10. Other Business:
a. Ag sprayer permit. $400.00 fee for a 1 year Ag permit to operate out of airport. Mr. Nelson made a motion. Ms. Parisian seconded the motion all those in favor signified by saying aye. Motion carried.
b. Bylaws. Mr. Merrick said that he put together some bylaws because it has been brought up in the past and can not find bylaws for the airport. These are not designed to answer all the questions, but will give you a general idea.