Minutes – December 13, 2012

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

  • John Wood, LAA
  • Bob McNally, LAA
  • Jon Large, LAA
  • April McDaniel, LAA
  • Bob Ziemer, LAA
  • Amber Coufal, LAA
  • Bill Austin, Attorney at Law
  • Matt Olberding, Journal Star

Chairperson Zink 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 Zink asked for a motion to approve the Minutes of the October 25, 2012 meeting. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Wishart to approve the Minutes of the October 25, 2012 meeting. Vote: Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Zink, Aye.

Chairperson Zink asked for airline reports. No airline representatives were present at the meeting.

Chairperson Zink asked for a report from the Air Service Committee and John Wood stated that with the snow storm that hit the Chicago area we had a couple of cancelations and two or three delays. Mr. Wood reported that year to date our passenger stats numbers are even with last year and last month both airline passenger numbers were up a percent or two. The load factors are up as well. Discussion followed.

It was moved by Zink and seconded by Wishart that the Board accept a grant from Nebraska Department of Economic Development contingent upon resolving some disputed sections of the grant agreement. Discussion followed. Vote: Hoppe, Aye; Nuernberger, Aye; Wishart, Aye; Zink, Aye.

Jon Large briefed the Board on Agenda Item # 5. It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Nuernberger to approve the contract with Olsson and Associates for work in Nebraska Railpark contingent on receiving the Economic Development grant. Discussion followed. Vote: Hoppe, Aye; Nuernberger, Aye; Wishart, Aye; Zink, Aye.

Jon Large briefed the Board on Agenda Item #6. It was moved by Zink and seconded by Wishart to approve the contract with Coffman and Associates for Runway Protection Zone review contingent on receiving of the Economic Development grant. Discussion followed Vote: Hoppe, Aye; Nuernberger, Aye; Wishart, Aye; Zink, Aye.

It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Nuernberger that the Board approve the Commercial Net Building and Ground Lease with Pure & Secure for Building No. 1804 in Lincoln Air Park West for a three year term beginning November 1, 2012 and ending October 31, 2015 with a rental rate adjustment. Vote: Hoppe, Aye; Nuernberger, Aye; Wishart, Aye; Zink, Aye.

It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Nuernberger to table Agenda Item #8 Construction Agreement with Lincoln Composites. Vote: Hoppe, Aye; Nuernberger, Aye; Wishart, Aye; Zink, Aye.

It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Nuernberger to table Agenda Item #9 Contract with Davis Design for Building 93 (Lincoln Composites). Vote: Hoppe, Aye; Nuernberger, Aye; Wishart, Aye; Zink, Aye.

Mr. McNally briefed the Board on Agenda Item #10. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Hoppe to approve the contract with BIZCO for Information Technology Managed Services. Discussion followed. Vote: Hoppe, Aye; Nuernberger, Aye; Wishart, Aye; Zink, Aye.

It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Wishart that the Board approve Lease Addendum No. 1 for Building No. 1150 and Addendum No. 3 for Building No. 25 to Commercial Net Building and Ground Lease with Sadoff Iron & Metal for a one year extension with no rental rate adjustments. Vote: Hoppe, Aye; Nuernberger, Aye; Wishart, Aye; Zink, Aye.

It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Nuernberger that the Board approve an Automobile Rental Concession Agreement with Easy Car Rental Company of Lincoln d/b/a Budget Rent A Car for calendar year 2013. Discussion followed. Vote: Hoppe, Aye; Nuernberger, Aye; Wishart, Aye; Zink, Aye.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #13. It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Nuernberger that the Board approve Appendix ?N? to Duncan Aviation Consolidated Master Lease for General Aviation Area Automobile Parking Spaces. Discussion followed. Vote: Hoppe, Aye; Nuernberger, Aye; Wishart, Aye; Zink, Aye.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #14. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Wishart that the Board approve Appendix ?G? to Duncan Aviation Consolidated Master Lease in Lincoln Air Park West for Building No. 949 for a month to month basis. Vote: Hoppe, Aye; Nuernberger, Aye; Wishart, Aye; Zink, Aye.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #15. It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Nuernberger that the Board approve Landing Fee Extension Agreement No. 6 with SkyWest for calendar year 2013 with a rental and landing fee adjustment. Discussion followed. Vote: Hoppe, Aye; Nuernberger, Aye; Wishart, Aye; Zink, Aye.

April McDaniel briefed the Board on the October, 2012 Treasurer?s and Financial Reports. Discussion followed. The Board accepted the reports.

Mr. Wood reminded the Board that after today?s meeting the Holiday lunch for Lincoln Airport Authority employees will take place in the board room and the Board is invited to participate.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board that the last t-hangar building has been relocated. Concrete will be poured and then it will be secured in the next week or two.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board that Duncan has begun erecting steel on the South portion of their new hangar.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board that Sadoff Iron & Metal received their special use permit from the Planning Commission and are moving forward with their project.

Proposed meeting dates for next calendar year were discussed. Chairperson Zink asked that the Board look at the dates and get back to Mr. Wood if there were any conflicts.

Chairperson Zink on behalf of the entire Board would like to thank the Lincoln Airport Authority employees for their efforts during the holiday season. We wish Happy Holiday?s to them and their families, and look forward to another successful year next year.

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

Respectfully submitted,

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Richard Nuernberger, Secretary