September 16, 2009 Regular Board Meeting
Jamestown Regional Airport Authority
Board Meeting of September 16, 2009
Call to Order
The meeting of September 16, 2009 was called to order by Chairman Johnny Klingenberg followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Present: Johnny Klingenberg, Jim Boyd, Dennis Nelson, Tom Merrick, Jim Dodd, Kelani Parisian.
Absent: Merle Bingham, Craig Neys.
Staff: Andy Schneider,
Guests: Ben Rodgers, Steve Aldinger, Lindsey Larson, Glen Christenson
Motion: Ms. Parisian moved to approve the meeting minutes for August 12, 2009, Mr. Nelson seconded the motion, all those in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.
Hearings from the Audience:
No Hearings Noted.
Notification of Conflict of Interest:
No Conflicts Noted.
The financial audit was presented by Linda with Schauer & Associates. Audit is on file at the airport.
Project Report Steve Aldinger:
Mr. Aldinger stated that Project 24 is finally closed; he also said that the rejuvenation project is going well. Mr. Aldinger said that he talked with Boarder States Paving about the runway 4-22 shoulder and he said that they are looking to start the project in the middle of October. Mr. Aldinger said that the terminal project is moving along. Mr. Klingenberg stated that there have been no significant changes made and he also stated that we have decided not to go with the geo thermal heating option. Mr. Klingenberg said that Ms. Parisian and he are trying to come up with a nice way to display Admiral Don Weiss's things. Mr. Boyd said once we have a firmer number of what we are going to need to come up with for the terminal then we can explore different funding options. Mr. Klingenberg said that a decision was made today that had to do with the ceiling, first option was to have a post in the middle for support or to not have the post, the decision was no post. Mr. Dodd asked about funding and the possibility of a bond issue. Mr. Klingenberg said that we need to have a firm number before we can ask for a bond. Mr. Boyd asked if we could add a jet way to the picture and also a cost for it.
Drag Race Overview: Mr. Christenson presented a check to the airport for $1050.00. There was a discussion on the barriers used and if there could be improvements to them.
Financial Information for September, 2009.
Review and Approve Indebtedness Report/ Accounts Payable: Mr. Nelson moved to approve as presented. Mr. Boyd seconded the motion. No roll call vote.
Accounts Receivable: Mr. Nelson asked about Mesaba. Mr. Schneider said that they were caught up now.
Financial Statement: No Questions or Comments.
Dale Reimer Farm Lease: Mr. Schneider said that the farm leases are for 5 years so the date in Mr. Reimers lease is incorrect it should be October 1, 2010 in stead of January 1, 2010. Mr. Nelson moved to amend the date in the lease from Jan 1, 2010 to Oct 1, 2010, Mr. Boyd seconded the motion, all those in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.
Approve Budget: 401 Farm lease was changed on budget to $40,000. Mr. Schneider said that we should look at having a set rate for the drag races because of all the hours it takes to get ready for them. Mr. Schneider said the only 2 things he has budgeted for project expenses is a new plow for the Oshkosh and a new rotating beacon, but these things are reimbursable by the state. Mr. Nelson moved to approve the budget as amended, Ms. Parisian seconded the motion, all those in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.
Official numbers from Julie were 307.
a. Managers Report: No discussion
a. Henke Plow: Mr. Schneider said the main plow was fixed.
Approve Bylaws: Discussion on the bylaws, there was an agreement to modify the financial control section. Mr. Klingenberg said that the bylaws are going to be turned over to Mr. Merrick again to come up with an official draft that can be voted on next meeting.
Minimum Standards: Tabled till next meeting.
Meeting was adjourned: Next meeting set for October 21, 2009 at 6:00 pm