Jamestown Regional Airport Authority
Board Meeting of December 15th, 2010
Call to Order
The meeting of December 15th, 2010 was called to order by Chairman Jim Boyd followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Present: Jim Boyd, Dennis Nelson, Leo Ryan, Merle Bingham, Wayne Mathson, Katie Andersen, Craig Neys, Jim Dodd.
Staff: Matthew Leitner, Randy Dullum, Kimberlee Mickelson (absent).
Guests: Keith Norman, Steve Aldinger, Larry Loose, Lindsey Larson, John Johnson.
Motion: Mr. Boyd pointed out some typing errors. Mayor Andersen moved to approve as amended, Mr. Bingham seconded the motion, all those in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.
Hearings from the Audience:
Mr. John Johnson from Wick Construction gave a status update on the terminal. Mr. Johnson stated that due to the weather we were not able to get the fill put back in. Mr. Johnson also stated that they were waiting for the ASOS unit to be moved. Mr. Johnson also stated estimated finish date for the new terminal in November.
Notification of Conflict of Interest:
No Conflicts Noted.
Chairman's Comments: Mr. Boyd stated that he would like to get a committee together to review the Strategic Plan.
Project Report Steve Aldinger: Mr. Aldinger stated there have been a couple issues that have come up one being the ASOS Unit and the other one with Delta Airlines. Mr. Aldinger said he has been talking with the FAA on moving the ASOS unit and the FAA has informed him it could take up to four months to have it moved. Mr. Aldinger also stated that Mr. Leitner and he had a meeting with Cynthia O'Neal from Delta Airlines about the moving of the Delta operations room to the baggage tunnel. Mr. Aldinger stated that her concern was the double doors that lead to the ramp from the baggage are not being weather tight. Mr. Aldinger stated that they discussed building a temporary shelter from the double doors out to the ramp. Mr. Aldinger also stated he has talked to Wick Construction about them building the shed and Wick Construction gave Mr. Aldinger an estimate of $1,200 for building and removing the shelter. Mayor Andersen, moved to approve the estimate of $1,200 from Wick Construction for the Shelter, Mr. Bingham seconded the motion, roll call vote, Mr. Bingham aye, Mayor Anderson Aye, Mr. Dodd aye, Mr. Nelson aye, Mr. Neys aye, Mr. Mathson aye, Mr. Boyd aye, motion carried. Mr. Aldinger also stated that he sent out a request for three quotes on for the removal of the asbestos and received two of them back. One quote was from Environmental Abatement Services for $6,120.00 and the other was from L&M Construction for $5,412.00. Mr. Nelson moved to award the removal to L&M Construction for $5,412.00, Mr. Mathson seconded the motion, roll call vote, Mr. Nelson aye, Mr. Dodd aye, Mr. Neys aye, Mr. Mathson aye, Mr. Bingham aye, Mayor Andersen aye, Mr. Boyd aye, motion carried.
Financial Information for November, 2010.
Review and Approve Indebtedness Report/ Accounts Payable:
Mr. Nelson moved to approve, Mr. Dodd seconded the motion, Roll Call vote, Mr. Bingham, aye, Mr. Mathson, aye, Mayor Andersen, aye, Mr. Nelson, aye, Mr. Dodd, aye, Mr. Neys, aye, Mr. Boyd, aye, motion carried
Official numbers were 390.
a. Managers Report: Mr. Leitner stated there are a couple things that he is requesting. Mr. Leitner stated that as of January 1 Ms. Mickelson has been with the Airport two years and is a very valuable asset to the airport. Mr. Leitner stated he would like to raise her pay from $10.50/hr to $11.75/hr. Mr. Dodd moved to approve the pay increase, Mayor Andersen seconded the motion, roll call vote, Mr. Dodd aye, Mayor Andersen aye, Mr. Nelson aye, Mr. Bingham aye, Mr. Neys aye, Mr. Boyd aye. Mr. Leitner stated he would like to give Mr. Dullum, Mr. Lindberg and Ms. Mickelson a $200 Christmas bonus. Mayor Andersen moved to approve the bonuses but to also include Mr. Leitner in it, Mr. Dodd Seconded the motion, roll call vote, Mayor Andersen aye, Mr. Dodd aye, Mr. Nelson aye, Mr. Bingham aye, Mr. Neys aye, Mr. Mathson aye, Mr. Boyd aye, motion carried. Mr. Leitner stated there are a few new tools that he would like add to the shop and feels they would be necessary in order to perform more major repairs within our facility. Mr. Leitner stated he would like to add a plasma cutter and a steam cleaner. Mr. Dodd moved to approve the purchase up to $5,000, Mr. Bingham seconded the motion, roll call vote, Mr. Bingham aye, Mr. Dodd aye, Mr. Nelson aye, Mr. Mathson aye, Mr. Neys aye, Mayor Andersen aye, Mr. Boyd aye, motion carried
b. Equipment Overview: No Discussion
Mr. Bingham stated he has accepted a job offer and will no longer be able to maintain his position on the board. Mr. Boyd asked when this would be effective. Mr. Bingham stated the first of the year. Mr. Dodd stated as of the first of the year his term is up and will no longer be able to maintain a position on the board because of a job he has taken.
Meeting was adjourned: Next meeting set for January 19th, 2010 at 6:00 pm at City Hall.