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February 15, 2012 Regular Meeting Minutes

Minutes
Jamestown Regional Airport Authority
Board Meeting of February 15th, 2012

Call to Order

The meeting of February 15th, 2012 was called to order by Chairman Jim Boyd followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call

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

Motion: Mr. Neys moved to approve as amended, Mr. Wilhelm seconded the motion, all in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.

Hearings from the Audience:

Jim Boatman from Tax Forward presented a brief explanation on the financial statement that he prepares for the airport.

Notification of Conflict of Interest:

None Noted

Chairman's Comments:

Mr. Boyd said the big news is the new airline coming in and also the bigger plane coming in as well.

Project Report, Steve Aldinger: Mr. Aldinger said the terminal project is almost completed there are two more items that need to be fixed. Mr. Aldinger said the next project is the broom truck. Mr. Leitner said that should be here the first part of March. Mr. Aldinger said the next project is the wetlands mitigation. Mr. Aldinger said the soil boring came back and the soil is good therefore we don't need to put any top soil on. Mr. Aldinger said the next thing we need to talk about is the FAA reauthorization bill that has been signed. Mr. Aldinger gave a brief explanation on the bill. Mr. Aldinger said the North Dakota Aeronautics Commission has allocated $95,000 for the airport to do crack sealing. Mr. Aldinger said that he has come up with an engineering agreement for $5,212.24. Mr. Veil made a motion to accept the engineering agreement for the crack sealing, Mr. Clay seconded the motion, roll call; Mr. Neys, aye Mr. Wilhelm, aye, Mr. Mathson, aye, Mr. Clay, aye, Mr. Boyd, aye, Mayor Andersen, aye, Mr. Veil, aye, motion carried. Mr. Aldinger said the next this is the remodel of the existing terminal. Mr. Aldinger said the committee has been meeting with Wick Construction about doing a change order to the terminal project of $31,653.00 to remodel. Mr. Aldinger said they also included a contingency of $6,000, and engineering fees to not exceed $6,122.26, total price is $43,775.26. Mr. Wilhelm made a motion to accept the change order for the remodel and to not exceed $43,000 and to also apply for the grant from the state, Mr. Veil seconded the motion, roll call; Mayor Andersen, aye, Mr. Clay, aye, Mr. Boyd, aye, Mr. Veil, aye, Mr. Mathson, aye, Mr. Neys, aye, motion carried. Mr. Aldinger said the only other this to accept the engineering agreement but not to exceed $6,122.26. Mr. Veil made a motion to accept the engineering agreement but not to exceed $6,122.26, Mayor Andersen seconded the motion, roll call; Mr. Boyd, aye, Mr. Wilhelm, aye, Mr. Neys, aye, M. Mathson, aye, Mr. Clay, aye, Mayor Andersen, aye, Mr. Mathson, aye, motion carried.

Financial Information for January, 2012.

Review and Approve Indebtedness Report/ Accounts Payable:

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

Accounts Receivable:

New bills sent to tenants who are past due.

Financial Statements:

No discussion

Mesaba:

Official numbers were 599.


Managers' Report:

Mr. Leitner said everything is going well, the equipment is up and running and everything is running smoothly. Mr. Leitner stated the new broom truck is expected to be here first part of March. Mr. Leitner said everything on the airfield is good. Mr. Leitner said that we put some watch for ice signs on the new terminal ramp. Mr. Leitner said we had to order some fuel for the generators. Mr. Leitner said he has all the drag race paper work ready to go for approval.


Other Business:

Strategic Planning Committee Approval: Mr. Clay moved to approve the long range plan as documented. Mr. Mathson seconded the motion, all in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.

Right of First Refusal on Summit Aviation Hangar: Mayor Andersen made a motion to wave or right of first refusal and re assign the land lease to First Class Aviation upon closing date of March 1st, Mr. Veil seconded the motion, all those in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.

Right of First Refusal on Meier Hangar: Mr. Veil made a motion to not exercise our right of first refusal and reassigning the leas to Darwin Remmick contingent on March 1st closing date, Mr. Wilhelm seconded the motion all in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.

Meeting was adjourned: Next meeting set for March 21st, 2012 at 6:00pm at City Hall.