Minutes – August 27, 2015

AIRPORT AUTHORITY CITY OF LINCOLN

Meeting August 27th, 2015

The regular Board Meeting was held in the Airport Authority Board Room, Airport Terminal Building, Lincoln Airport, Lincoln, Nebraska. Notice was given in the Journal-Star. Board Members present: Richard Nuernberger, Jim Lauerman, Nick Cusick, and Anna Wishart. Also present were:

David Haring, LAA
Bob McNally, LAA
Jon Large, LAA
April McDaniel, LAA
Bob Ziemer, LAA
Amber Coufal, LAA
Darrin Jameson, LAA
Elizabeth Coker, LAA
Bill Austin, Legal Counsel
Jeremiah Picard, Farmers Union Enterprises
John Hansen, Farmers Union Enterprises
Steve Likes, Kutak Rock

Chairperson Wishart called the meeting to order and stated a copy of the Open Meetings Act is available for public reference at the back of the Board Room.

Chairperson Wishart asked for a motion to approve the Minutes of the July 2015 meeting. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to approve the Minutes of the July 2015 meeting.
On roll call vote, Aye: Cusick, Nuernberger, Lauerman, Wishart; Nays: None.

Chairperson Wishart asked for airline reports.

Ms. McDaniel and Mr. Likes with Kutak Rock briefed the Board on Agenda Item #14. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Lauerman to approve Resolution No. 602; Authorizing the issuance, sale and delivery by the Authority of its Airport bonds, series 2015, in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $25,250,000 and refunding of 2014 A&B Bond Anticipation Notes. Discussion Followed.
On roll call vote, Aye: Cusick, Nuernberger, Lauerman, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. Hansen and Mr. Picard briefed the Board and Staff on Agenda Item #6. It was moved by Lauerman and seconded by Nuernberger to Approve Commercial Net Building and Ground Lease with Nebraska Farmer’s Union Enterprises LLC. Discussion Followed.
On roll call vote, Aye: Cusick, Nuernberger, Lauerman, Wishart; Nays: None.

Chairperson Wishart asked for a report from the Air Service Committee, Mr. Haring stated that July numbers continued the positive trend that has been seen throughout the summer. Aggregate load factor on all markets was 85% with Delta’s Atlanta flight posting its 3rd consecutive over 80% month at 82%. Delta will be evaluating adjusting its equipment and flight schedules during the fall to help with loads. Overall, fare variance with Omaha continues to be steady, with approximately 60%-70% of domestic fares within $100 of Omaha. International variance reveals approximately 85% if fares within $100 of Omaha.

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #4. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Cusick to approve Commercial Air Transportation Agreement and Lease with Delta Airlines, Inc. Discussion followed.
On roll call vote, Aye: Cusick, Nuernberger, Lauerman, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #5. It was moved by Lauerman and seconded by Nuernberger to approve Commercial Air Transportation Agreement and Lease with United Airlines, Inc. Discussion followed.
On roll call vote, Aye: Cusick, Nuernberger, Lauerman, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #7. It was moved by Lauerman and seconded by Nuernberger to approve Commercial Net Building and Ground Lease with Hexagon Ragasco. Discussion Followed.
On roll call vote, Aye: Cusick, Nuernberger, Lauerman, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #8. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to approve Commercial Net Building and Ground Lease with State of Nebraska, Department of Administrative Services, State Building Division, on behalf of Nebraska State Patrol. Discussion Followed.
On roll call vote, Aye: Cusick, Nuernberger, Lauerman, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #9. It was moved by Lauerman and seconded by Nuernberger to approve Communications Conduit License Agreement with NebraskaLink, LLC. Discussion Followed.
On roll call vote, Aye: Cusick, Nuernberger, Lauerman, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. McNally briefed the Board on Agenda Item #10. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to award Bid for Salt and Sand Spreader.
On roll call vote, Aye: Cusick, Nuernberger, Lauerman, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. McNally briefed the Board on Agenda Item #11. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to award Bid for Wide Area Mower. Discussion followed.
On roll call vote, Aye: Cusick, Nuernberger, Lauerman, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. McNally briefed the Board on Agenda Item #12. It was moved by Lauerman and seconded by Nuernberger to award Bid for CCTV File Storage. Discussion followed.
On roll call vote, Aye: Cusick, Nuernberger, Lauerman, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. McNally briefed the Board on Agenda Item #13. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Lauerman to award Bid for Audio Recorder. Discussion followed.
On roll call vote, Aye: Cusick, Nuernberger, Lauerman, Wishart; Nays: None.

There being no further business to come before the Board, it was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Lauerman that the meeting be adjourned.
On roll call vote, Aye: Cusick, Nuernberger, Lauerman, Wishart; Nays: None.

Respectfully submitted,

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Jim Lauerman, Secretary