Minutes – February 26, 2015

 

AIRPORT AUTHORITY CITY OF LINCOLN

 

Meeting February 26, 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: John Hoppe, 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  
April McDaniel, LAA  
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 January 2015 meeting. It was moved by Zink and seconded by Wishart to approve the Minutes of the January 2015 meeting. Vote: Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Zink, Aye, Wishart, Aye.

Chairperson Hoppe asked for airline reports.

Chairperson Hoppe asked for a report from the Air Service Committee and Mr. Haring stated that Overall enplanements continue to show a favorable trend to start the year with a 10% overall growth in January. The Atlanta flight finished January with 75% load factor and it is anticipated that the loads will continue to grow over the next several months. The Minneapolis market is experiencing a 10 point increase in load factor for March – July vs. January and the hope is that Atlanta will follow suit. While not as much in prior reports, airfares continue to remain very competitive in relation to Omaha with 50%-60% of fares in the Top 25 markets being within $100 of Eppley.

Discussion followed.

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #4. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Zink to approve Commercial Net Ground Lease with Windstream Communications.

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

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #5. It was moved by Zink and seconded by Wishart to approve a Landing Fee Agreement with Express Jet Airlines. Discussion followed.

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

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #6. It was moved by Zink and seconded by Wishart to approve a Landing Fee Agreement with SkyWest Airlines. Discussion followed.

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

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #7. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Zink to approve Lease Addendum for Building No. 1819 with Tri-Con Industries. Discussion followed.

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

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #8. It was moved by Wishart and seconded by Nuernberger to approve Hangar Lease for Building No. 5803 with Hillaero Modification Center. Discussion followed.

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

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #9. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Zink to approve Commercial Net Building and Ground Lease for Building No. 300 Bays 5,6,7,8 and 9 with James Enterprise.

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

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #10. It was moved by Zink and seconded by Wishart to approve Commercial Net Building and Ground Lease for Building No. 1500 Bays B and C with Sensory Effects Cereal Systems. Discussion followed.

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

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #11. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Wishart to approve Commercial Net Building and Ground Lease for Building No. 1284 with Sensory Effects Cereal Systems. Discussion followed.

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

Ms. McDaniel briefed the Board on Agenda Item #12. It was moved by Zink and seconded by Nuernberger to approve Parking Rate Adjustment for 2015. Discussion followed.

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

January 2015 Treasurer’s and Financial Reports; Ms. McDaniel briefed the Board on the January 2015 Treasurer’s and Financial Reports. The Board accepted the reports.

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.

Respectfully submitted,

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Anna Wishart, Secretary