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October 20, 2010 Regular Meeting Minutes

Minutes
Jamestown Regional Airport Authority
Board Meeting of October 20th, 2010

Call to Order
The meeting of October 20th, 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 (via phone), Wayne Mathson, Katie Andersen (arrived late), Craig Neys, Jim Dodd.
Staff: Andy Schneider, Kimberlee Mickelson.
Guests: Keith Norman, Steve Aldinger, Stephen Vivian, Jon Cave, Heidi Koeigh, Jim Michaels, Roger and Christine Fincel.

Motion: Mr. Nelson pointed out that Mr. Dodd was not mentioned in the attendance. Mr. Nelson stated he would like the whole phrase stated about the comment he mad about the decrease in cash to have it stated that the decrease was by approximately half. Mr. Nelson moved to approve as amended, Mr. Mathson seconded the motion, all those in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.
Special Meeting Minutes: Mr. Nelson moved to approve as presented, Mr. Dodd seconded the motion, all those in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.

Hearings from the Audience:
Mr. Jim Michael from Central Valley Health came to discuss the mold in the CAP office area and stated that it was not a health concern. Mr. Schneider pointed out that this was done after the board approved the eviction of the tenants. Mr. Boyd stated out of concern for the health of the tenants that is why we voted to have them vacate the office space.

Notification of Conflict of Interest:
No Conflicts Noted.

Buildings N & O Bid: Mr. Ryan stated that he has drafted a notice of bid and would like to have a date and time for the bid opening. Mr. Dodd stated he is having seconded thoughts on selling the buildings. Mr. Bingham asked how the airline would be able to store their equipment, Mr. Dodd made a motion to rescind the previous motion to sell the buildings in question. Mr. Nelson seconded the motion. Mr. Cave stated that if he was granted the ability to still rent the space he would take full responsibility on fixing the roof. Mr. Boyd stated that about a month ago we had made the decision. Mr. Schneider stated that if it came down to Delta operating or not we would allow them to store their equipment in the maintenance shop. Mr. Boyd stated the motion on the table is to rescind our decision to sell the buildings N and O, with No being for the sale of them, and Yes be for the keeping them, roll call vote, Mr. Bingham, no, Mr. Mathson, no, Mr. Nelson, yes, Mayor Andersen, no, Mr. Dodd, yes, Mr. Neys, no, Mr. Boyd, no, motion failed. Mr. Boyd stated he would like the bids to be submitted before the November meeting. Mr. Nelson suggested having a bid/auction. Mr. Nelson made a motion to include a auction to have after the bid opening of the three top bidders, Mr. Dodd seconded the motion, Mr. Ryan asked if it would be highest and best bidder, Roll call vote, Mr. Bingham, no, Mr. Mathson, no, Mr. Nelson, yes, Mayor Andersen, no, Mr. Dodd, yes, Mr. Neys, no, Mr. Boyd , no, motion failed.

CAP Request: Mr. Boyd stated that the CAP has already vacated the building and there is no further action on this matter.

Project Report Steve Aldinger: Mr. Schneider stated the terminal project is under way.

Financial Information for August, 2010.

Review and Approve Indebtedness Report/ Accounts Payable:
Mayor Andersen moved to approve, Mr. Mathson seconded the motion, Roll Call vote, Mr. Bingham, aye, Mr. Mathson, aye, Mayor Andersen, aye, Mr. Nelson, aye, Mr. Dodd, aye, Mr. Neys, aye, motion carried.
Accounts Receivable:
No Discussion.

Financial Statements:
No Discussion

Fincel Driveway: Mr. Ryan said currently there is a 20ft approach on Hwy 20 that it is south of the property line between the Airport and the Fincel's. Mr. Ryan stated that we meet with the DOT here at the airport and on the property itself. Mr. Ryan stated that the DOT has agreed to widen the approach. Mr. Neys made a motion to approve, Mr. Mathson seconded the motion, all those in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.



Mesaba:
Official numbers were 415.
Human Resources:
a. Managers Report: Mr. Schneider said that Randy Dullum is with us now and is proving to be a good mechanic.
b. Equipment Overview: Mr. Bingham asked about the gearbox on the snow blower. Mr. Schneider said it was shipped to Dan Poland.
Other Business:

Mutchler Hangar and Kadramas Hanger: Mr. Schneider stated that the buildings were sold. Mr. Boyd asked about our first right of refusal. Mr. Nelson made a motion to approve the new lease of the Mutchler and Kadramas building to the new owner
and to not exercise our first right of refusal, Mr. Mathson seconded the motion, all those in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.
Mr. Boyd made a statement about Mr. Schneider's resignation. Mr. Boyd stated it is being advertised and the cut off date in November 1. Mr. Ryan asked Mr. Schneider when his last day was and if he resigns that day for his post as secretary and treasure of the board. Mr. Schneider stated the 29th of October and yes that at is also his resignation from the board as well.

Mr. Nelson stated there is a correction to his term year.

Meeting was adjourned: Next meeting set for November 17th, 2010 at 6:00 pm