July 16, 2014 Regular Meeting Minutes
Jamestown Regional Airport Authority
Board Meeting of July 16, 2014
Call to Order:
The JRAA meeting of July 16, 2014 was called to order by Chairman Jim Boyd, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Present: Jim Boyd, Mary Jensen for Leo Ryan, Katie Andersen, Wayne Mathson, Keith Veil, Craig Neys.
Absent: Brent Harris, Jeff Wilhelm.
Staff: Matthew Leitner, Kimberlee Mickelson.
Guests: Steve Aldinger, Chris Olson, Lynn Hopewell, Larry Loose, Reed Schwartzkopf.
Mr. Neys moved to approve the June 18th, 2014 meeting minutes; Mayor Andersen seconded the motion; all in favor signified by saying aye, motion carried.
Hearings from the Audience:
Notification of Conflict of Interest:
Mr. Boyd presented a letter he received from Lisa Hicks with the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce regarding the new commercial air service. Mr. Boyd commended the hard work put in by all to make June's ribbon cutting and open house successful.
Mayor Andersen presented a review of the financial information pertaining to the loan for the t-hangar project. A discussion ensued on the appropriate amounts to charge for rent. Mr. Boyd suggested the 6 regular-sized t-hangars rent for $240.00, the medium-sized t-hangars rent for $250.00 and the largest t-hangar rent for $325.00. Mr. Veil made a motion to move into financing with Bank Forward as presented; Mr. Mathson seconded the motion, roll call: Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Mathson, aye; Mr. Neys, aye; Mayor Andersen, aye; Mr. Veil, aye, motion carried.
Project Report, Steve Aldinger:
Mr. Aldinger stated that Schumacher Construction submitted the only qualified bid for the taxi-lane and apron project. Mr. Veil made a motion to award the bid to Schumacher Construction for the taxi-lanes and apron; Mr. Neys seconded the motion, roll call: Mr. Mathson, aye; Mr. Veil, aye; Mr. Boyd, aye; Mayor Andersen, aye, Mr. Neys, aye, motion carried.
Mr. Aldinger said he would like a motion to approve a change order for the crack sealing project in the amount of $1,844.54 as new runway marking stencils will need to be procured. Mr. Mathson made the motion to approve the change order; Mr. Veil seconded the motion, roll call: Mr. Neys, aye; Mr. Mathson, aye; Mayor Andersen, aye; Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Veil, aye, motion carried.
Mr. Aldinger conducted a brief discussion regarding the ALP update. Mr. Veil, Mr. Boyd and Mr. Leitner volunteered to be on the committee for the ALP update.
Financial information for June, 2014:
Review and approve indebtedness report/accounts payable:
Mayor Andersen moved to approve; Mr. Mathson seconded the motion, roll call: Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Veil, aye; Mr. Mathson, aye; Mr. Neys, aye; Mayor Andersen, aye, motion carried.
All are current.
Mr. Veil moved to approve the financial statement for June 2014; Mr. Mathson seconded the motion, roll call: Mayor Andersen, aye; Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Veil, aye; Mr. Mathson, aye; Mr. Neys, aye, motion carried.
334 enplanements for June, which was just a partial month as service did not commence until well after the beginning of the month. Still the best month in two years and a substantial increase over the June 2013 total of 218.
Commercial Air Service:
Mr. Leitner stated that all of the airport's equipment is fully operational and the field is being well maintained.
Mrs. Jensen said she has received 4 to 5 of the revised t-hangar leases back.
Letters of Intent:
Mr. Leitner said he would start sending the letters of intent out to potential t-hangar lessees once he receives the revised letter from Dalsted & Ryan.
Meeting was adjourned: Next meeting set for August 20, 2014 at 6:00pm, in the JRA board room.