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October 19, 2011 Regular Board Meeting Minutes

Jamestown Regional Airport Authority
Board Meeting of September 7th, 2011

Call to Order

The meeting of September 7th, 2011 was called to order by Chairman Jim Boyd followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call

Present: Jim Boyd, Wayne Mathson, Leo Ryan, Jack Clay, Dennis Nelson, Katie Andersen
Absent: Craig Neys
Staff: Matthew Leitner, Kimberlee Mickelson.
Guests: Kari Lucin, Steve Aldinger.

Motion: Mr. Nelson stated he was at the meeting. Mr. Mathsons name needs to be changed for Mayor Mathson to Mr. Mathson. Mr. Boyd pointed out a few clerical errors. Mr. Nelson moved to approve as amended, Mr. Clay seconded the motion, all those in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.
Hearings from the Audience:

No Hearings Noted.

Notification of Conflict of Interest:

No Conflicts Noted.

Chairman's Comments:

Mr. Boyd said we had a really good turnout at the meeting with our congressional leaders and Delta. Mr. Boyd stated we have formed a congressional working group to find the best possible carrier for the airport.

Project Report, Steve Aldinger: Mr. Aldinger said he would like to give a special thank you to John and his crew from Wick Construction for cleaning up the new terminal area for the congressional leaders to be able to tour it. Mr. Aldinger said he needs approval on the payment for Wick Construction in the amount of $203,086.97. Mayor Andersen moved to approve the payment to Wick Construction, Mr. Mathson seconded the motion, roll call vote: Mayor Andersen aye, Mr. Clay aye, Mr. Mathson aye, Mr. Boyd aye, Mr. Nelson aye, motion carried. Mr. Aldinger said the bids for the broom truck came in. Mr. Aldinger said we did a bid for a generic truck along with an alternate for power steering and an alternate for a heavy duty truck. Mr. Aldinger said only two companies bid the broom truck and they were MB Company and Sheehan Company which supplies Oshkosh trucks. Mr. Aldinger said MB came in with broom, all wheel steering and truck for $348,895 and Sheehan came in at $390,244. Mr. Aldinger said the Aeronautics Commission came up with some more money for us for the broom truck since the bids came in higher than expected. Mr. Aldinger suggested we award the bid to MB Company. Mayor Andersen moved to award the bid to MB Company for $348,895 contingent on receiving the grant; Mr. Nelson seconded the motion, roll call vote: Mayor Andersen, aye, Mr. Nelson aye, Mr. Clay aye, Mr. Boyd aye, Mr. Mathson aye, motion carried.

Financial Information for August, 2011.

Review and Approve Indebtedness Report/ Accounts Payable:

Mayor Andersen moved to approve, Mr. Mathson seconded the motion, Roll Call vote, Mr. Mathson, aye, Mr. Clay aye, Mr. Boyd, aye, Mr. Nelson, aye, Mayor Andersen aye, motion carried

Accounts Receivable:

Everyone is current.

Financial Statements:

No Discussion.

Strategic Project Status:

"T" Hangars: Mr. Leitner is working with Mr. Nelson.

Update Airport Master Plan: Nothing new to update.

Create/Update Minimum Standards: Nothing new to update.

Terminal Area Improvement: Nothing new to update.

Jet Bridge: Mr. Boyd said he did receive some information on an older jet bridge that Grand Forks has.

Ag Spraying Containment Area: Nothing new to update.


Official numbers were 384.

Managers' Report:

Mr. Leitner said everything is going well all the equipment is up and running and that we are ready for our annual cert inspection.

Other Business:

Meeting was adjourned: Next meeting set for October 19th, 2011 at 6:00pm at City Hall.