Minutes – December 11, 2014

 

AIRPORT AUTHORITY CITY OF LINCOLN 

Meeting December 11, 2014

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: John Hoppe, Nick Cusick, Richard Nuernberger, Walt Zink and Anna Wishart. Also present were:

David Haring, LAA Bill Austin, Legal Counsel
Bob McNally, LAA Matt Olberding, Journal Star
Jon Large, LAA Bill Miller, Mueller Robak
April McDaniel, LAA Katie Zulkoski, Mueller Robak
Bob Ziemer, LAA  
Amber Coufal, LAA  

 

Chairperson Hoppe 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 Hoppe asked for a motion to approve the Minutes of the October 2014 meeting. It was moved by Wishart and seconded by Zink to approve the Minutes of the October 2014 meeting. Vote: Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Zink, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Absent.

Chairperson Hoppe asked for airline reports.

Chairperson Hoppe asked for a report from the Air Service Committee and Mr. Haring stated that passenger traffic is up about 1%. Atlanta is stable now with a 72% load factor for this month and the Minneapolis market has rebounded to stabilize at load factors comparable to those pre dating the Atlanta service. Mr. Haring also briefed the board on the Fare Comparison Report and how the public can use it to compare LNK to OMA. On carriers common to both markets, LNK fares are within $100, round trip, of OMA prices 65% – 70% of the time. This ratio also holds true when Southwest Airlines is incorporated into the analysis.

Chairperson Hoppe introduced Mr. Bill Miller and Ms. Katie Zulkoski to the Board. It was moved by Zink and seconded by Wishart to approve Agenda Item #4; Approving a Professional Services Contract with Mueller Robak LLC. Discussion followed.

Vote: Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Zink, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Absent.

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #5. It was moved by Zink and seconded by Nuernberger to Approve Lease Addendum Appendix “D” Building No. 5756 with Duncan Aviation.

Vote: Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Zink, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Absent.

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #6. It was moved by Zink and seconded by Nuernberger to Approve Lease Addendum Appendix “E” Building No. 5760 with Duncan Aviation.

Vote: Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Zink, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Absent.

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #7. It was moved by Zink and seconded by Nuernberger to Approve Lease Addendum Appendix “J” Building No. 5600 with Duncan Aviation.

Vote: Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Zink, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Absent.

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #8. It was moved by Zink and seconded by Nuernberger to Approve Lease Addendum Appendix “M” Building No. 5700 with Duncan Aviation.

Vote: Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Zink, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Absent.

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #9. It was moved by Zink and seconded by Nuernberger to Approve Lease Addendum Building No. 5590 Suite 150 with Nebraska Department of Aeronautics.

Vote: Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Zink, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Absent.

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #10. It was moved by Zink and seconded by Wishart to Approve Concession Agreement with Easy Car Rental Company of Lincoln d/b/a Budget Rent A Car. Discussion followed.

Vote: Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Zink, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Aye.

Mr. Large briefed the Board on Agenda Item #11. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Zink to Award Bid for Terminal Lighting Project TA 14-01 to ABC Electric. Discussion followed.

Vote: Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Zink, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Aye.

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #12. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Wishart to Approve a Commercial Ground Lease with SAE International. Discussion followed.

Vote: Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Zink, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Aye.

October 2014 Treasurer’s and Financial Reports; Ms. McDaniel briefed the Board on the October Treasurer’s and Financial Reports. The Board accepted the reports for October.

There being no further business to come before the Board, it was moved by Wishart and seconded by Nuernberger that the meeting be adjourned. Vote: Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Zink, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Aye.

Respectfully submitted,

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Anna Wishart, Secretary