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January 18, 2012 Regular Meeting Minutes

Minutes
Jamestown Regional Airport Authority
Board Meeting of January 18th, 2012

Call to Order

The meeting of January18th, 2012 was called to order by Chairman Jim Boyd followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Introduce New Board Members: Mr. Boyd introduced the two new board members Jeff Wilhelm and Keith veil.

Roll Call

Present: Jim Boyd, Leo Ryan, Craig Neys, Jack Clay, Katie Andersen, Keith Veil, Jeff Wilhelm
Absent: Wayne Mathson
Staff: Matthew Leitner, Kimberlee Mickelson.
Guests: Steve Aldinger, Casey Veil

Motion: Mr. Ryan would like the JSDC loan resolution and resolute motion in the meeting min. Mayor Andersen moved to approve as amended, Mr. Neys seconded the motion, all in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.

Hearings from the Audience:

No Hearings Noted.

Notification of Conflict of Interest:

Mr. Veil stated he would have a conflict of interest on the hanger item on the agenda.

Chairman's Comments:

Mr. Boyd said there is a strategic planning session that we would like to do either the 4th of Feb, or the 11th of Feb.

Project Report, Steve Aldinger: Mr. Aldinger said the first project is the terminal and everything is pretty much done with the exceptions of a few punch list items. Mr. Aldinger said he has made up a final balancing change order is for $4,977.55 total cost building the terminal is $2,075,959.01, My Aldinger asked for a motion to approve the final balancing change order. Mayor Andersen moved to accept the final change order in the amount of $4,977.55, Mr. Clay seconded the motion, roll call: Mr. Neys, aye, Mr. Clay, aye, Mayor Andersen, aye, Mr. Boyd, aye, Mr. Veil, aye, Mr. Wilhelm, Aye, motion carried. Mr. Aldinger said we have $246,000.00, Mr. Aldinger said we would withhold $25,000 for the work to be completed on punch list. Mr. Aldinger said he would like a motion to pay the contractor $221,973.97 with a contingent for Mr. Leitner to cut a check for the $25,000.00 upon completion of the punch list. Mayor Andersen moved to approve progressive estimate 16 for $221,973.97 and 17 for $25,000 with the contingent, Mr. Wilhelm seconded the motion, roll call vote: Mr. Boyd, aye, Mr. Wilhelm, aye, Mr. Neys, aye, Mr. Clay, aye, Mr. Veil, aye, Mayor Andersen, aye, motion carried. Mr. Aldinger discussed the funding breakdown sheets included in the packets. Mr. Aldinger said the second phase of this project is to remodel the old portion of the terminal Mr. Aldinger said the plan was to move the airline into the old waiting area until the remodel of their operations room and managers office is complete. Mr. Aldinger said we put the remodel of the Delta operations room on hold because of the new airline coming in. Mr. Aldinger said the one thing we could look at getting started on is the airport manager's office. Mr. Wilhelm asked if we will be using borrowed money for the remodel. Mr. Boyd asked for two volunteers to go out to the old terminal and assess on how to remodel. Mr. Veil volunteered and so did Mr. Wilhelm.

Financial Information for December, 2011.

Review and Approve Indebtedness Report/ Accounts Payable:

Mayor Andersen moved to approve, Mr. Wilhelm seconded the motion, Roll Call vote, Mr. Veil, aye, Mr. Neys, aye, Mr. Boyd, aye, Mr. Wilhelm, aye, Mayor Andersen aye, Mr. Clay, aye, motion carried.

Accounts Receivable:

New bills sent to tenants with past due, fix Keith Veil's billing address.

Financial Statements:

Mayor Andersen asked if Mr. Boatman with Tax Forward could come to explain the financials.

Strategic Project Status:

"T" Hangars: Nothing new to Update.

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: Nothing new to update.

Ag Spraying Containment Area: Nothing new to update.

Mesaba:

Official numbers were 765.


Managers' Report:

Mr. Leitner said everything is going well all the equipment is up and running and everything is running smoothly. Mr. Leitner stated the new broom truck is expected to be here early February to mid-February. Mr. Leitner said that he is looking for the approval of the board to give Mrs. Mickelson a $.75 raise. Mr. Leitner stated that Mrs. Mickelson has been with the airport for three years. Mr. Neys moved to approve the $.75 per hour raise, Mr. Veil seconded the motion, roll call: Mr. Neys , aye, Mr. Veil, aye, Mayor Andersen, no, Mr. Wilhelm aye, Mr. Clay, aye, Mr. Boyd aye, motion carried.

Other Business:

Election of Vice Chairman: Mayor Andersen nominated Mr. Wilhelm, Mayor Andersen moved to cese nominations and a unanimous vote.

Election of Treasurer: Mr. Neys nominated Matthew, Mr. Clay seconded the nomination, all aye.

Committees: Tabled until February meeting

Strategic Planning Session, Feb 4th or Feb 11th: Meeting set for February 4th at 9:00 am at City Hall.

Unison Bank Checking Account: Mr. Wilhelm made a motion to switch our checking account from Wells Fargo to Unison Bank contingent on Federal Reserve, Mr. Veil seconded the motion, all those in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.
Right of First Refusal on (C&D) Red Hangar: Mr. Ryan said he received a purchase agreement on Hangar C&D. Mr. Veil stated that with the approval of the board he would like to purchase the hangar. Mayor Andersen made a motion for Mr. Veil to not vote due to conflict of interest, Mr. Clay seconded the motion, all in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried. Mayor Andersen made a motion to deny our Right of First Refusal, Mr. Wilhelm seconded the motion, roll call: Mr. Neys, aye, Mr. Clay, aye, Mr. Wilhelm, aye, Mr. Boyd, aye, Mayor Andersen, aye, motion carried. Mayor Andersen made a motion on the assignment of the lease contingent on closing date, Mr. Clay seconded the motion, roll call, Mr. Neys, aye, Mr. Wilhelm, aye, Mr. Clay, aye, Mr. Boyd, aye, Mayor Andersen, aye, motion carried.


Meeting was adjourned: Next meeting set for February 15th, 2012 at 6:00pm at City Hall.