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June 12, 2013 Special Meeting Minutes

Jamestown Regional Airport Authority
Special Board Meeting of June 12, 2013

Call to Order:

The special meeting of June 12, 2013 was called to order by Chairman Jim Boyd followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call:

Present: Jim Boyd, Leo Ryan, Wayne Mathson, Katie Andersen, Jeff Wilhelm, KeithVeil.
Absent: Craig Neys, Brent Harris.
Staff: Matthew Leitner, Kimberlee Mickelson.
Guests: Chris Olson, Steve Aldinger, Lynn Hopewell, Larry Norhenberg.

Hangar Project:

Mr. Leitner attended the state grant meeting in Bismarck on June 6 and requested that the state increase their portion of eligible hangar funding to the maximum 90% permitted by statute. The mission was a success; the state increased their portion from $390,000 to $460,000.

Mr. Aldinger said the terminal portion of the ALP should be done before hangar design proceeds. The NDAC also provided 90% funding for an ALP update at the June grant meeting. Mr. Boyd asked Mrs. Ament of ND Public Finance to explain options for bonding. Mrs. Ament went on to describe the various options available for public financing of the proposed hangar project.

Mr. Boyd suggested putting a committee together to look into different options aimed at reducing the cost of the hangars.

Mr. Wilhelm made a motion to proceed with the ALP update along with a committee consisting of Mr. Veil, Mr. Leitner and Mr. Wilhelm. Mr. Veil seconded the motion, roll call; Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Veil, aye; Mr. Wilhelm, aye; Mayor Andersen, aye; Mr. Mathson, aye; motion carried.

Meeting was adjourned: Next meeting set for June 19th, 2013 at 6:00pm, in the airport board room.