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December 19th, 2012 Regular Board Meeting Minutes

Jamestown Regional Airport Authority
Board Meeting of December 19th, 2012

Call to Order:

The JRAA meeting of December 19th, 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, Brad Stangeland, Reed Schwartzkopf, Lynn Hopewell.


Mr. Boyd would like Matthew Leitner's HR performance review to be categorized as "second year review" instead of "two year review," Mayor Andersen moved to approve the minutes as amended, Mr. Veil seconded the motion; all in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.

Hearings from the Audience:

Mr. Brad Stangeland, presently a part-time flight instructor and full-time cargo pilot, introduced himself to the board and guests and went on to state that he'd like to accelerate his flight training activities. Mr. Stangeland went on to explain that he and his partners have purchased a plane and are looking to use it not only for the flight training, but also for rental. A proposal was proffered on his behalf requesting the JRAA cover his insurance costs. Mr. Boyd suggested the JRAA attorney review the matter, namely the limits of liability and give Mr. Stangeland's proposal further consideration.

Notification of Conflict of Interest:

None noted.

Chairman's Comments:

Mr. Boyd informed everyone present that it is time to host the annual strategic planning session and after soliciting views for a convenient date, it was collectively scheduled for Saturday January 12, 2013 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm in the airport board room.

Upon hearing Mr. Leitner's proposal for a holiday bonus, Mr. Boyd asked for a motion to approve a payment in the amount of $200.00 for each full time employee. Mr. Leitner stated this is something we budget for every year. Mayor Andersen made a motion to approve the $200.00 Christmas bonus and to also include Mr. Leitner, Mr. Wilhelm seconded the motion; roll call; Mr. Veil, aye; Mr. Mathson, aye; Mr. Neys, aye; Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Wilhelm, aye; Mayor Andersen, aye; motion carried.

Project Report, Steve Aldinger:

Mr. Aldinger called Mr. Corey Vaughn of EAPC to discuss the new light fixtures he found. The board unanimously agreed to have Mr. Vaughn order the sample light in the bronze color and have it here by the next board meeting on January 16th.

Mr. Aldinger went on to present a new rendering of proposed lot lines, incorporating the changes suggested by the board, in addition to the sewer and water lines.

Financial Information for December, 2012:

Review and Approve Indebtedness Report/Accounts Payable:

Mr. Wilhelm moved to approve, Mr. Veil 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 November was 251.

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 that all of our equipment is up and running, ready for winter operations. Mr. Leitner also informed everyone present some new signage has been erected around town to help direct people to the airport.

Other Business:

Meeting was adjourned: Next meeting set for January 16th, 2013 at 6:00pm, in the airport board room.