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May 16, 2012 Regular Meeting Minutes

Minutes
Jamestown Regional Airport Authority
Board Meeting of May 16th, 2012

Call to Order

The meeting of May 16th, 2012 was called to order by Chairman Jim Boyd, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call

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

Motion: Mayor Andersen stated there is a typo on the bottom of the second to last page that should read "our" instead of "or". Mayor Andersen also pointed out the meeting date on the bottom of the last page should be the 16th instead of the 18th. Mr. Wilhelm moved to approve as amended; Mr. Veil seconded the motion; all in favor signified by saying "aye"; motion carried.

Hearings from the Audience:

None noted

Notification of Conflict of Interest:

None noted

Chairman's Comments:

Mr. Boyd stated he will leave his comments for item number 11 on the agenda. Mr. Boyd said that we need to expedite the strategic planning. Mr. Boyd asked if Mr. Veil, Mr. Wilhelm and Mayor Andersen would like be involved. Mr. Boyd suggested having a meeting on May 23rd at 3:00pm in the new board room.

Project Report, Steve Aldinger:

Mr. Aldinger said the remodel portion at the old terminal is completed. Mr. Aldinger said the only thing left to do in the new portion is to fix an outside light. Mr. Aldinger said the existing outside light stem has been shortened. Mr. Aldinger said the change order for the remodel was to be completed on May 1st. Mr. Aldinger said the contractor is asking for a no cost change order to extend it completion date to the 11th of May. Mr. Aldinger asked for a motion to extend the date. Mr. Wilhelm made the motion; Mayor Andersen seconded the motion; roll call: Mr. Boyd, aye; Mayor Andersen, aye; Mr. Veil, aye; Mr. Wilhelm, aye; motion carried. Mr. Aldinger said the final payment for the remodel is $9,168.91. Mayor Andersen moved to approve the payment; Mr. Veil seconded the motion; roll call: Mr. Veil, aye; Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Wilhelm, aye; Mayor Andersen, aye; motion carried. Mr. Aldinger said we had a bid opening for the runway crack sealing project. Mr. Aldinger asked for a motion to award the bid to Zimmerman Contracting contingent on getting the grant from the FAA. Mayor Andersen made the motion to award the bid; Mr. Wilhelm seconded the motion; roll call: Mr. Veil, aye; Mr. Boyd; aye, Mayor Andersen, aye; Mr. Wilhelm, aye; motion carried. Mr. Aldinger said the broom truck came in and met all the specifications we requested. Mr. Aldinger asked for a motion to approve the payment of $348,895.00 to M-B Company. Mr. Wilhelm made the motion to approve the payment; Mayor Andersen seconded the motion; roll call: Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Wilhelm, aye; Mr. Veil, aye; Mayor Andersen, aye; motion carried.


Financial Information for April, 2012.

Review and Approve Indebtedness Report/ Accounts Payable:

Mr. Wilhelm moved to approve; Mr. Veil seconded the motion; roll call vote: Mr. Veil, aye; Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Wilhelm, aye; Mayor Andersen aye; Mr. Clay, aye; motion carried.

Accounts Receivable:

All are current.

Financial Statements:

No discussion.

Great Lakes Airlines:

Official numbers were 185.


Managers' Report:

Mr. Leitner said we conducted interviews for the Operations/ARFF position. Mr. Boyd said we had three candidates. Mr. Boyd said the committee unanimously decided to hire Justin Hatch. Mr. Leitner said Mr. Hatch has accepted our offer. Mr. Boyd asked the board to approve the committee's decision. Mayor Andersen made the motion to support the HR committee's recommendation; Mr. Veil seconded the motion; roll call: Mr. Wilhelm, aye; Mr. Veil, aye; Mayor Andersen, aye; Mr. Boyd, aye; motion carried.
Mr. Leitner said all the equipment is up and running.


Other Business:

Attendees to EAS discussion in Washington DC June 6th 2012: Mr. Boyd said since last meeting we had a discussion with our congressional delegation about getting together for a meeting concerning air service issues. Mr. Boyd said a meeting has been set for June 6th in Washington DC. Mr. Leitner said attendees will be Jamestown, Devils Lake, our Congressional Delegation, Federal DOT, Great Lakes Airlines, and Delta. Mayor Andersen made a motion to approve up to $5,000 and up to three to attend the meeting in Washington DC with the preference being the Airport Manager, Chairman, and Mayor with substitutes for scheduling conflicts; Mr. Wilhelm seconded the motion; roll call: Mayor Andersen, aye; Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Wilhelm, aye; Mr. Veil, aye; motion carried.


Meeting was adjourned: Next meeting set for June 20th, 2012 at 6:00pm at Airport Board Room.