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November 28, 2012 Regular Board Meeting Minutes

Minutes
Jamestown Regional Airport Authority
Board Meeting of November 28th, 2012

Call to Order:

The meeting of November 28th, 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, Craig Neys, Wayne Mathson.
Absent: Brent Harris
Staff: Matthew Leitner, Kimberlee Mickelson.
Guests: Steve Aldinger, Corey Vaughn (via phone), Kari Lucin.

Motion:

Mr. Boyd would like the Nov 7th Special Meeting Minutes to reflect the jet bridge being moved from 2013 to 2015 on the CIP, Mayor Andersen moved to approve the minutes as amended, Mr. Wilhelm 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 that he will hold his comments for agenda item 12.

Project Report, Steve Aldinger:

Mr. Aldinger stated he received an email from EAPC regarding the light fixtures discussed at the last board meeting. Mr. Aldinger said the cost to replace the light fixtures with the one that Mr. Vaughn talked about would cost roughly $11,000.00. Mr. Aldinger stated in one of the emails EAPC asked if the Airport Board would be willing to pay for the cost of the lighting. Mr. Aldinger called Mr. Vaughn to speak with the board. Mr. Vaughn stated the cost to receive a sample of the light would cost $750.00. Mr. Vaughn said he did not order the light because of the cost. Mayor Andersen stated that the Airport Board was under the impression from the start that there would be no cost to the Airport for this fix, but the Airport board would also consider a less expensive alternative to the solution. The Board unanimously suggested that Mr. Vaughn research a different alternative and present it to the board.

Mr. Aldinger presented the final progressive estimate for the crack sealing project from Zimmerman Construction, amounting to $18,756.10. Mayor Andersen moved to approve the payment to Zimmerman Construction, Mr. Veil seconded the motion; roll call: Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Mathson, aye; Mr. Neys, aye; Mr. Wilhelm, aye; Mayor Andersen, aye; Mr. Veil aye; motion carried.

Mr. Aldinger presented the close out report for the crack seal project. Mayor Andersen moved to approve the close out report, Mr. Veil seconded the motion, roll call; Mr. Neys, aye; Mr. Wilhelm, aye; Mr. Veil, aye; Mayor Andersen, aye; Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Mathson, aye; motion carried.

Mr. Aldinger said he has come up with some pollimonary lot drawing from what was discussed at the special meeting on November 7th.


Financial Information for October, 2012:

Review and Approve Indebtedness Report/Accounts Payable:

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

Accounts Receivable:

All are current.

Financial Statements:

No discussion.

Great Lakes Airlines:

Official boarding number for October was 261.


Strategic Planning:

General Aviation:

No new updates

Update Airport Master Plan:

No new updates.

Ag Spraying Project:

No new updates

Managers' Report:

Mr. Leitner stated all of our equipment is up and running and that we're ready for winter operations. Mr. Leitner stated Mr. Ben Maulding's has been with the airport for a year and Mr. Leitner is recommending a 4.5% raise for Mr. Maulding. Mr. Boyd said the HR committee is recommending the 4.5% raise for Mr. Maulding. Mr. Wilhelm made the motion to accept the 4.5% increase, Mr. Mathson seconded the motion, roll call; Mr. Mathson, aye; Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Veil aye; Mayor Andersen, aye; Mr. Wilhelm, aye; motion carried.

Other Business:

Update on the Economic Development/Growth Planning: Discussion in the project reports.


2013 Final/Final Budget: Mr. Leitner presented the final budget with the comment section added.


HR Performance Review: Mr. Boyd stated the board has done Mr. Leitners second year performance review. Mr. Boyd stated Mr. Leitner scored above average to excellent in all aspects. Mr. Boyd stated it is the recommendation of the HR committee to increase Mr. Leitners yearly wage by 4.5%. Mr. Wilhelm made the motion to increase Mr. Leitners wage by 4.5%, Mr. Veil seconded the motion, roll call; Mr. Veil, aye; Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Mathson, aye; Mayor Andersen, aye; Mr. Wilhelm, aye; motion carried.

Meeting was adjourned: Next meeting set for December 19th, 2012 at 6:00pm, in the airport board room.