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October 15, 2014 Regular Meeting Minutes

Minutes
Jamestown Regional Airport Authority
Board Meeting of October 15, 2014

Call to Order:

The JRAA meeting of October 15, 2014 was called to order by Chairman Jim Boyd, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call:

Present: Jim Boyd, Leo Ryan, Katie Andersen, Craig Neys, Jeff Wilhelm.
Absent: Brent Harris, Keith Veil, Wayne Mathson
Staff: Samuel Seafeldt, Kimberlee Mickelson.
Guests: Steve Aldinger, Chris Olson, Lynn Hopewell.

Motion:

Mayor Andersen moved to approve the September 17 th, 2014 meeting minutes; 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:

Mayor Andersen made a motion that we remove Matthew Leitner from all accounts as a signatory and add Samuel Seafeldt as an authorized signatory; Mr. Wilhelm seconded the motion, roll call; Mr. Neys, aye; Mayor Andersen, aye; Mr. Wilhelm, aye; Mr. Boyd, aye; motion carried.

Mr. Boyd introduced the new airport manager Samuel Seafeldt. Mr. Boyd said the board no longer has a Secretary/Treasurer and would like nominations. Mr. Wilhelm moved to appoint Mr. Seafeldt as Secretary/Treasurer, Mr. Neys seconded the motion, all aye, motion carried.







T-Hangar Project:

Mr. Aldinger said the T-Hangar project is coming along nicely. Mr. Aldinger stated he is looking for a motion to pay the progressive estimate for Schumacher Construction in the amount of $70,390.35. Mayor Andersen moved to approve the payment of $70,390.35 to Schumacher Construction, Mr. Wilhelm seconded the motion, roll call; Mayor Andersen, aye; Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Wilhelm, aye; Mr. Neys, aye; motion was carried.

Mr. Aldinger is looking for a motion to approve the payment to Schumacher Construction in the amount of $70,397.01 for the taxilanes and aprons upon receipt of funding of ND Aeronautics. Mayor Andersen made the motion to approve the payment to Schumacher Construction in the amount of $70,397.01 upon receipt of funding from the Aeronautics Commission, Mr. Wilhelm seconded the motion, roll call; Mayor Andersen, aye; Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Wilhelm, aye; Mr. Neys, aye; motion was carried..

Project Report, Steve Aldinger:

Mr. Aldinger stated wetland construction is starting. Mr. Aldinger said RTS Sheering is planning on starting November 3rd. Mr. Aldinger is asking for a motion to approve the Interstate Engineering bill of $4,231.66 on work completed for the wetland construction project. Mr. Wilhelm moved to approve the payment to Interstate Engineering of $4,231.66 contingent on receiving the reimbursement form the Aeronautics Commission, Mr. Neys seconded the motion, roll call; Mayor Andersen, aye; Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Wilhelm, aye; Mr. Neys, aye; motion was carried.

Mr. Aldinger stated it is time to look at our CIP for 2015. Mr. Aldinger said the state is looking at us mitigating our remaining wetlands. Mayor Andersen made a motion that we add the design and construction portion of the wetland reduction to the 2015 CIP, Mr. Neys seconded the motion, roll call; Mayor Andersen, aye; Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Wilhelm, aye; Mr. Neys, aye; motion was carried..


Financial information for September, 2014:

Review and approve indebtedness report/accounts payable:

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

Accounts receivable:

All Current.




Financial statements:

Mr. Wilhelm moved to approve the reimbursement of $22,500 from the Bank Forward Construction loan to our general account, Mayor Andersen seconded the motion, roll call; Mayor Andersen, aye; Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Wilhelm, aye; Mr. Neys, aye; motion was carried..

Mr. Wilhelm moved to approve the financial statement for September 2014, Mr. Neys seconded the motion, roll call; Mayor Andersen, aye; Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Wilhelm, aye; Mr. Neys, aye; motion was carried..


SkyWest Airlines:

August: 488.

Strategic Planning:

Commercial air service:

No Discussion.

General Aviation:

Mayor Andersen made a motion to advertise the 6 T-Hangars at $200 per month for first year, leaving to largest hangar at $325 and seconded largest at $250, Mr. Wilhelm seconded the motion, roll call; Mayor Andersen, aye; Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Wilhelm, aye; Mr. Neys, aye; motion was carried.

Economic development:

Mayor Andersen stated a few board members met with the FAA and Aeronautics Commission during the Capital Improvement Planning Meeting.

Manager's report:

Mr. Seafeldt stated that it was time for Ben Maudling's annual review and is recommending a 4.5% effective November 1st. Mayor Andersen moved to approve the 4.5% annual raise for Ben Maulding, Mr. Neys seconded the motion, roll call; Mayor Andersen, aye; Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Wilhelm, aye; Mr. Neys, aye; motion was carried..

Mr. Seafeldt stated the Ford F250 will need new tires and the lowest quote is from Hanson Tire service for $826.40 on state contract.

Other business:

Lease:

Mr. Ryan asked for direction from the board on the Hay Lease. Mr. Wilhelm made a motion to immediately go out for bids, Mr. Neys seconded the motion, roll call; Mayor Andersen, aye; Mr. Boyd, aye; Mr. Wilhelm, aye; Mr. Neys, aye; motion was carried..




Meeting was adjourned: Next meeting set for November 19, 2014 at 6:00pm, in the JRA board room.