Jamestown Regional Airport Authority
Board Meeting of January 19th, 2011
Call to Order
The meeting of January 19th, 2011 was called to order by Chairman Jim Boyd followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Present: Jim Boyd, Dennis Nelson, Leo Ryan, Wayne Mathson, Katie Andersen, Craig Neys.
Staff: Matthew Leitner, Kimberlee Mickelson.
Guests: Keith Norman, Steve Aldinger, Jon Cave, Heidi Koenig, Jim Pryor.
Motion: Mayor Andersen pointed out some typing errors. Mr. Nelson moved to approve as amended, Mr. Mathson seconded the motion, all those in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.
Hearings from the Audience:
Mr. Jim Pryor stated that he is in the process of purchasing buildings C & D and would like an up or down vote from the board to transfer the ground lease on the buildings. Mr. Boyd stated because the business is aviation related there needs to be no approval from the board. Mayor Andersen made a motion to proceed with the ground lease for buildings C & D and authorize the Chairman and Airport Manager to complete the lease. Mr. Nelson Seconded the motion, Roll call vote, Mr. Nelson aye, Mr. Boyd aye, Mr. Mathson aye, Mayor Andersen aye, Mr. Neys aye, motion carried.
Notification of Conflict of Interest:
No Conflicts Noted.
Mr. Boyd stated he would like to be the first to commend the staff on a great job with the snow removal. Mr. Boyd also stated that he would like to remind everyone of the Strategic Planning meeting on Saturday, January 22 from 9am to 12pm in the downstairs meeting area here at City Hall. Mr. Boyd asked that we take a moment of silence for Mr. Johnny Klingenberg.
Project Report, Steve Aldinger:
Mr. Aldinger stated the contractors have been on hold for the terminal project due to the moving of Mesaba's office and also the moving of the ASOS unit. Mr. Aldinger stated that he forgot to get approval on the progressive estimate payments, the first one being for Wick Construction in the amount of $85,694.31 for the November payment. Mr. Neys moved to approve, Mayor Andersen seconded the motion, roll call vote, Mr. Neys aye, Mr. Mathson aye, Mr. Boyd aye, Mr. Nelson aye, Mayor Andersen aye, motion carried. Mr. Aldinger said the next one is for Wick Construction for approximately $17,640.00 for work done in December. Mayor Andersen made a motion to authorize work up to $18,000 to Wick Construction; Mr. Mathson seconded the motion, roll call vote, Mayor Andersen aye, Mr. Mathson aye, Mr. Neys aye, Mr. Nelson aye, Mr. Boyd aye, Motion carried. Mr. Aldinger stated the change orders are deduction change orders; the first one is for the painting of the air handling unit because the contractor forgot to take out the painting of the unit due to building up of the wall all the way up behind the ticketing counter. Mr. Aldinger stated this deduction is worth $2,010. Mr. Aldinger said the second change order is to reconfigure the TSA Secure area, reducing the size of the room, to give Delta more room. Mr. Aldinger stated this deduct is for $1,200. Mr. Aldinger said the third change is an additive change order to move the ASOS unit. Mr. Aldinger stated that the FAA wants this unit in a secure area and the change order is to build a wall, attach the gate, rewire the outlets, and cap off the water where the water fountain was. Mr. Aldinger stated this change order is for $1,826. Mr. Nelson moved to approve these change orders, Mayor Andersen seconded the motion, roll call vote, Mayor Andersen aye, Mr. Neys aye, Mr. Boyd aye, Mr. Nelson aye, Mr. Mathson aye, motion carried. Mr. Aldinger stated that we submitted our capital improvement plan to the FAA. Mr. Aldinger stated the FAA has $200,000 for discretionary money, $100,000 for entitlement money and $285,000 for a broom truck allocated for 2011. Mr. Aldinger stated that for 2012 the FAA is proposing $1,000,000 of discretionary funding to mitigate wet lands, and $260,000 of state apportionment money for the terminal. Mr. Aldinger said for 2013 the FAA proposes $200,000 of discretionary and $200,000 of state apportionment funding for wet lands and $300,000 for snow removal equipment.
Financial Information for December, 2010.
Review and Approve Indebtedness Report/ Accounts Payable:
Mr. Mathson moved to approve, Mr. Nelson seconded the motion, Roll Call vote, Mr. Mathson, aye, Mayor Andersen, aye, Mr. Nelson, aye, Mr. Neys, aye, Mr. Boyd, aye, motion carried
Official numbers were 446.
Mr. Leitner stated the steam cleaner and the plasma cutter are being put to good use. Mr. Leitner also stated the equipment is being inspected on a weekly basis and also once a month an operations meeting is being held with the full time and part time employees for training. Mr. Leitner stated our advertisement on the billboard downtown will be extended due to damage it sustained in November.
Right of First Refusal:
Mayor Andersen made a motion to decline to exercise our right of first refusal on Building J (yellow hangar); Mr. Nelson seconded the motion, roll call vote, Mayor Andersen aye, Mr. Nelson aye, Mr. Boyd aye, Mr. Neys aye, Mr. Mathson aye, motion carried. Mr. Nelson moved to have the Chairman and Airport Manager negotiate a lease simultaneously with the sale of building J, Mr. Mathson seconded, roll call vote, Mr. Nelson aye, Mr. Neys aye, Mr. Mathson aye, Mr. Boyd aye, Mayor Andersen aye, motion carried. Mr. Nelson made a motion to empower the Chairman and the Manager to work with Mr. Ryan on the closing of the sale of buildings N & O
Meeting was adjourned: Next meeting set for February 16th, 2011 at 6:00 pm at City Hall.