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August 18, 2010 Regular Meeting Minutes

Minutes
Jamestown Regional Airport Authority
Board Meeting of August 18, 2010

Call to Order
The meeting of August 18, 2010 was called to order by Chairman Jim Boyd followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Roll Call
Present: Jim Boyd, Dennis Nelson, Leo Ryan, Merle Bingham (arrived late), Wayne Mathson, Katie Andersen.
Staff: Andy Schneider, Kimberlee Mickelson.
Guests: Keith Norman, Dale Reimer and Son, Glenn Christiansen, Steve Aldinger, Lindsey Larson, Linda Mohn.

Motion: Mr. Boyd pointed out a few spelling corrections and asked to have the section about the Flex Pace Interest buy down changed. Mr. Nelson made a motion to approve as amended, Mayor Andersen seconded the motion, all those in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.

Hearings from the Audience:
Dale Reimer Farm Lease: Mr. Schneider stated that according to Mr. Reimers lease he has the first option to make an offer and extend his lease to 2015. Mr. Reimers drafted a letter with an offer of $78.32 per acre. Mr. Nelson made a motion to accept the extension of the lease, and the offer of $78.32 per acre, Mr. Mathson seconded the motion, roll call vote was taken, all in favor, motion passed.

Ms. Larson did a presentation on the new marketing video and booklets for JSDC.

Drag Race Association, Glenn Christiansen: Mr. Christiansen presented a check to the Airport Board for $1,500. Mr. Christiansen asked about doing 2/2 day races. Mr. Schneider said that it wouldn't be a problem pending FAA Approval.

Notification of Conflict of Interest:
No Conflicts Noted.

Project Report Steve Aldinger: Mr. Aldinger said the REILS are on order and we are just waiting to be put on the contractors schedule for the crack sealing. Mr. Aldinger said we put in the application for the terminal grant and now just waiting. Mr. Aldinger said that he has close out report on the design portion of the terminal that need approval to be signed, Mr. Nelson moved to approve the close out reports, Mr. Bingham seconded the motion, roll call vote, Mr. Bingham aye, Mr. Mathson aye, Mr. Nelson aye, Mayor Andersen aye, Mr. Boyd aye, motion carried.





Financial Information for June, 2010.

Audit Report, Linda Mohn (Schaur & Associates): Mrs. Mohn did a short review of the audit report. Mrs. Mohn also stated that they had no deficiencies to report. Mr. Nelson moved to approve the audit report, Mayor Andersen seconded the motion, all those in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.

Review and Approve Indebtedness Report/ Accounts Payable:
Mr. Nelson asked if the part time summer help would be willing to work extra time. Mr. Schneider stated that he is in college. Mr. Nelson moved to approve Tyler Bergs last 12 days of work, Mr. Mathson seconded the motion, roll call vote, Mr. Bingham aye, Mr. Mathson aye, Mayor Andersen aye, Mr. Nelson aye, Mr. Boyd aye, motion carried. Mr. Bingham moved to approve the indebtedness/accounts payable, Mr. Nelson seconded, roll call vote, Mr. Bingham aye, Mr. Mathson aye, Mr. Nelson aye, Mayor Andersen aye, Mr. Boyd aye, motion carried.
Accounts Receivable:
Mr. Schneider stated that everyone is current.

Financial Statements:
No Discussion.

2011 Budget: Mr. Schneider did a short review of the 2011 budget. Mr. Nelson made a motion to approve the budget subject to review, Mr. Bingham seconded the motion, Roll call vote, all aye, motion carried. Discussion was made regarding the old ARFF shop roof leaking. Mr. Boyd appointed a committee to look into the old ARFF shop, the committee members include, Mr. Bingham, Mr. Nelson and Mr. Mathson.

Financial Control Adviser: Mr. Nelson nominated Mr. Schneider to be secretary, Mayor Andersen seconded the motion, 4 in favor signified by saying aye, 1 apposed, motion carried, Financial Control Advisor, Mr. Boyd nominated Mr. Schneider, Mayor Andersen seconded, all in favor signified by saying aye, Mr. Nelson no, motion carried.

Mesaba:
Official numbers were 432, highest in 20 years.
Human Resources:
a. Managers Report: Mr. Schneider said that the snow blower gear box should be here in two weeks and the sweeper needs a new tire. Mr. Schneider stated that Justin Hatch has put in his two week notice. Mr. Schneider said he has contracted with Newman Signs for two billboards, and also with the Collegian. Mr. Bingham asked if anybody has talked to Mr. Meyer about the air cargo company coming to the airport. Mr. Boyd said he did indirectly and it doesn't sound good. Mr. Nelson questioned a comment made in the human resources portion of the manager's report. Mr. Schneider and Mr. Boyd stated that the comment was made in a previous meeting about the potential of stealing.
b. Equipment Overview
c. Fincel Driveway: Mr. Schneider stated that received a letter from the DOT regarding the driveway. Mr. Ryan suggested in engaging in conversation with the DOT. Mr. Schneider said he would set up a meeting with them.
d. Health Care Plan: Mr. Schneider stated in the past we have always followed suit with the city on the rates. Mr. Nelson made a motion to follow the city, Mr. Bingham seconded the motion, all those in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.
Other Business:

Dennis Nelson Hangar Lease: Mr. Schneider stated that in reviewing Mr. Nelsons lease it showed that it was supposed to be a flat rate, but some how got put on the CPI index increase. Mr. Schneider stated we can give Mr. Nelson a refund or just keep it going with the CPI index for the next five years. Mayor Andersen made a motion to approve to keep it going with the CPI index for the next five years, Mr. Bingham seconded the motion, Roll call vote, all aye, motion carried.

Oshkosh Sweeper: Mr. Schneider said the information is just justification for the FAA if and when we would need a new sweeper truck.


Mr. Boyd stated he would like to conclude the meeting with the four committees. 1. Human resources, Mr. Boyd, Mayor Andersen, Mr. Dodd, 2. Finance & Budget, Mr. Nelson, 3. Equipment, Mr. Nelson & Mr. Mathson, 4. Strategic Plan, Mr. Boyd. Mr. Boyd stated that he is looking for members to fill open spots.

Mr. Schneider stated that he has an agreement to move the ASOS System, but it is 100% reimbursable we just need to front the money.


Meeting was adjourned: Next meeting set for August 18, 2010 at 6:00 pm