Jamestown Regional Airport Authority
Board Meeting of March 21st, 2012
Call to Order
The meeting of March 21st, 2012 was called to order by Chairman Jim Boyd followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Present: Jim Boyd, Leo Ryan (late), Craig Neys, Jack Clay, Katie Andersen, Keith
Veil, Jeff Wilhelm, Wayne Mathson
Matthew Leitner, Kimberlee Mickelson.
Guests: Steve Aldinger, Kari Lucin
Motion: Mayor Andersen pointed out a typo on page one and also on page three.
Mayor Andersen moved to approve as amended, Mr. Clay seconded the motion,
all in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.
Hearings from the Audience:
Notification of Conflict of Interest:
Mr. Boyd said he would like to discuss the fare issues. Mr. Boyd turned it over to Mr.
Leitner to better explain. Mr. Leitner stated that the issue is regarding the fares after
the transition to Great Lakes Airlines and went on to explain what we're faced with
and what is being done.
Project Report, Steve Aldinger:
Mr. Aldinger said he has all the plans and specs ready for the crack sealing project
and he is just waiting to hear from the FAA for approval to go out for bids. Mr. Aldinger
said we did find someone that is willing to restore some wetlands. Mr. Aldinger said he
has submitted the change order to Wick Construction for the Old Terminal remodel. Mr.
Boyd said that Mr. Leitner and he met with Unison Bank on the construction loan. Mr.
Boyd said that the Finance Committee has decided unanimously to go with the $325,000,
which was the not to exceed amount. Mr. Veil moved to approve the recommendation
of the Finance Committee to take out the $325,000; Mr. Clay seconded the motion, roll call: Mr. Neys, aye, Mr. Wilhelm, aye, Mayor Andersen, aye, Mr. Boyd, aye, Mr. Clay,
aye, Mr. Mathson, aye, Mr. Veil, aye, motion carried. Mr. Ryan asked for a motion to
empower Mr. Boyd and Mr. Leitner to sign any paper work necessary for the loan and
also the Flex Pace paperwork through the JSDC. Mr. Wilhelm made the motion, Mayor
Andersen seconded the motion; roll call; Mr. Wilhelm, aye, Mr. Neys, aye, Mr. Veil, aye,
Mr. Mathson, aye, Mr. Clay, aye, Mayor Andersen, aye, Mr. Boyd, aye, motion carried.
Financial Information for February, 2012.
Review and Approve Indebtedness Report/ Accounts Payable:
Mayor Andersen asked why we need both pagers and cellphones. Mr. Leitner stated
the pages are the part of the 139 requirement for ARFF. Mayor Andersen asked about the
Otter Tail Power Co bill and the Trevon Iverson bill. Mr. Leitner said that Mr. Iverson
bills us the following spring for work done the previous year for snow removal and the
bill was for the 2010/2011 season.
Mr. Wilhelm moved to approve, Mr. Mathson 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.
All are current.
Official numbers were 797.
Mr. Leitner said everything is going well, the equipment is up and running and in
good operational condition. Mr. Leitner stated the new broom truck is expected to
be here here in the near future. 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.
Summit Hangar: Mr. Ryan stated that the sale was not completed by the March
1, 2012 due date and that we will need to exercise our Right of First Refusal on the
hangar again. The item has been tabled for now.
Grant Frey Lease: Mr. Ryan stated the lease for Grant Frey hay lease is up for
renewal and is asking for a motion to have Mr. Boyd and Mr. Leitner negotiate the
lease price per acre. Mr. Ryan stated that Mr. Frey has first option on the lease. Mr.
Ryan said if Mr. Frey does not except the offer then the land can go out for bid. Mr.
Wilhelm made the motion, Mr. Neys seconded the motion, roll call; Mr. Neys, aye,
Mr. Boyd, aye, Mr. Mathson, aye, Mr. Clay, no, Mayor Andersen, no, Mr. Wilhelm,
aye, Mr. Veil, aye, motion carries 5 aye, 2 no.
Meeting was adjourned: Next meeting set for March 21st, 2012 at 6:00pm at City