May 12, 2010 Regular Meeting Minutes
Jamestown Regional Airport Authority
Board Meeting of May 12, 2010
Call to Order
The meeting of May 12, 2010 was called to order by Chairman Johnny Klingenberg followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Present: Johnny Klingenberg, Jim Boyd, Dennis Nelson, Jim Dodd, Craig Neys, Leo Ryan, Kelani Parisian.
Absent: Merle Bingham
Staff: Andy Schneider, Kimberlee Mickelson.
Guests: Keith Norman, Steve Aldinger, Jim Tyler, Lindsey Larson.
Motion: Mr. Dodd stated that there is one point he would like to clarify is that they did not give a DOT Physical at the Health Department they instituted a physical program for repertory usage. Mr. Dodd said that he felt the DOT Physical that the fire department gives is fine. Mr. Dodd stated that while we gave DOT physicals to our opts employees that it could be amended to include a respiratory physical as well. Mr. Nelson moved to approve the regular meeting minutes as amended, Ms. Parisian seconded the motion, all those in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.
Hearings from the Audience:
No Hearing Noted.
Notification of Conflict of Interest:
No Conflicts Noted.
Project Report Steve Aldinger/Jim Tyler: Mr. Aldinger said the FAA has given us the green light to go ahead and bid the terminal project. Mr. Aldinger Stated the FAA has extended their program again up to July 3rd at this point we have 82% of state apportionment money and discretionary money to use. Mr. Aldinger said he met with Mr. Schuck & Mr. Holzer and they said when it gets close to the July 3rd date they feel the FAA will extend the program for the rest of their fiscal year. Mr. Aldinger said that Mr. Holzer and Mr. Schuck suggested advertising bids on the terminal project the first part of June, open bids in July and hold bids for 60 days. Mr. Aldinger said that Mr. Holzer would like to crack seal again this year. Mr. Aldinger said talking with Mr. Schneider we would like to advertise the terminal project on June 8th, 15th and 17th open bids July 9th @ 2pm; prebid on June 28th @ 2pm. Mr. Aldinger said that he needs a motion to go out for bids. Ms. Parisian moved to go out for bids, Mr. Boyd seconded the motion, Mr. Klingenberg asked if the motion was for both project. Ms, Parisian clarified and said yes for both, All those in favor signified by saying aye, one opposed, motion carried. Mr. Aldinger said that Jim Tyler is here from EAPC. Mr. Tyler said that he is here to talk about the lump sum fee they have with Interstate Engineering and we have hit the end of it in February. Mr. Tyler said that the airport is under no obligation to come up with the additional funding. Mr. Tyler said that if some additional funding would come available it would be nice to get reimbursement for a portion of it.
Financial Information for March, 2010.
Review and Approve Indebtedness Report/ Accounts Payable:
Mr. Nelson moved to approve as presented, Ms. Parisian seconded the motion, roll call vote, Mr. Nelson, aye, Mr. Boyd, aye, Mr. Dodd, aye, Mr. Neys, aye, Ms. Parisian, aye, Mr. Klingenberg, aye, motion carried.
Mr. Schneider said the only one past due is Avis, and Mesaba.
Mr. Schneider said March is here but we haven't received Aprils yet. Mr. Dodd asked about the financials being sent electronically.
Official numbers from Julie were 300. Mr. Schneider stated that June 9th we will go back to the old schedule until Aug 17th then we will go to earlier flight.
a. Managers Report: Mr. Schneider said that one of the gates needs a mother board. Mr. Schneider said part of the storm sewer system collapsed. Mr. Dodd said that he noticed the geese just wandering across the taxiway. Mr. Schneider said we do haze then and there is a NOTAM issued. Mr. Schneider said he talked to Redge Nohrenberg about the ops painting his hanger this summer and Redge agreed to supply the paint. Mr. Dodd said he feels it is a misappropriation of resources entrusted to the airport authority and does not agree with us helping a private individual enrich their property. Mr. Dodd made a motion to matter go to a vote. Motion dies with lack of a seconded. Mr. Klingenberg asked about the full scale emergency exercise this year. Mr. Schneider said that he has been talking with Mr. Ruther and Mr. Berquist about the full scale emergency exercise this summer. Mr. Schneider said he would advertise so the public know about it, because the hospital and volunteer department will be involved.
b. Equipment Overview:
a. Snowblower: Mr. Schneider said that we sent in the gear box for the snowblower to Idaho Norland. Mr. Schneider said we put a $10,000 cap on the gear box and that he is going to put it on a state grant for up to 90% paid.
b. Other Business: Mr. Nelson asked about the sewer system in the C. A. P building. Mr. Schneider said we are having a plumber come in with a camera to see where the problem is.
c. Mr. Nelson said he would like to question our snow removal procedures because of having the flight delayed by an hour and having 422 closed for over a month this winter. Mr. Schneider said that it is pretty hard to keep everything open all the time if the board doesn't want to pay overtime. Mr. Klingenberg appointed Mr. Nelson, Mr. Dodd and Mr. Bingham on a committee to research the things in question and the procedures.
Meeting was adjourned: Next meeting set for June 9, 2010 at 6:00 pm