Minutes – February 28, 2013

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, Nick Cusick, Richard Nuernberger, and Anna Wishart. Also present were:

John Wood, LAA
Bob McNally, LAA
April McDaniel, LAA
Bob Ziemer, LAA
John Large, 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 January 24, 2013 meeting. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to approve the Minutes of the January 24, 2013 meeting. Vote: Cusick, 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 passenger levels were mixed in January. We continue to see increases in charter traffic related mostly to sports. We have seen delays and cancellations with the weather the last 3 – 4 weeks. Discussion followed.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #4. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger that the Board approve a Lease Addendum Appendix “H” Building No. 1480 with Duncan Aviation. Mr. Wood reported that Duncan would be leasing Building No. 1480 for storage of equipment. Vote: Cusick, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Zink, Aye.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #5. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Cusick to approve a Lease Addendum Appendix “I” for Building No. 948 with Duncan Aviation. Duncan uses Building No. 948 for overflow of aircraft needs. Discussion followed. Vote: Cusick, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Zink, Aye.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #6. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Wishart to approve a Commercial Net Ground Lease with Transportation Specialists. This is a new one (1) year lease with a rental rate adjustment. Discussion followed. Vote: Cusick, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Zink, Aye.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #7. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Cusick that the Board approve a Commercial Net Building and Ground Lease with Central States Reprocessing, LLC. This is a renewal of their lease with no rental rate adjustment. Vote: Cusick, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Zink, Aye.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #8. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to approve Lease Addendum No. 3 with Daitron, Inc. This is a one (1) year extension of their current lease with no rental rate adjustment. Discussion followed. Vote: Cusick, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Zink, Aye.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #9. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Wishart that the Board approve Commercial Net Building & Ground Lease with James Enterprise, Inc. for Building No. 300 Area “C” Comprised of Bays 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9. This is a two (2) year extension of their current lease with no rental rate adjustment. Vote: Cusick, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Zink, Aye.

Mr. Austin briefed the Board on Agenda Item # 10. It was moved by Wishart and seconded by Nuernberger to approve Resolution No. 569 revising and establishing the method by which the Board gives reasonable advance publicized notice of the time and place of its meetings. Discussion followed. Vote: Cusick, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Zink, Aye.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item # 11. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Cusick to approve Commercial Ground Lease with Nebraska Region Sports Car Club of America; Inc. The lease would cover proposed events for calendar year 2013. Discussion followed. Vote: Cusick, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Zink, Aye.

Mr. Large briefed the Board on Agenda Item # 12. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to award a bid to Rail Works for rail repair and upgrades related to the Sadoff Iron Project. Discussion followed. Vote: Cusick, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Zink, Aye.

Mr. Large briefed the Board on Agenda Item #13. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to award a bid to Visionscapes, LLC contingent on concurrence of City Water Department. If the City does not concur in the award, the project will be awarded to the second bidder. Discussion followed. Vote: Cusick, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Zink, Aye.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #14. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Cusick that the Board approve Lease Addendum with Sensory Effects for tenant requested building modifications –HVAC Installation. This lease addendum adjusts the monthly lease payment to cover the additional expense over the balance of the lease term. Discussion followed. Vote: Cusick, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Zink, Aye.

Mr. Large briefed the Board on Agenda Item # 15. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger that the Board approve a Construction Agreement with Davis Design for design of the HVAC System in Building No. 1270 for Sensory Effects. Discussion followed. Vote: Cusick, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Zink, Aye.

Mr. McNally briefed the Board on Agenda Item #16. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to award a bid for Terminal Building Janitorial services to Service Master PBM of Lincoln. Discussion followed. Vote: Cusick, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Zink, Aye.

Mr. McNally briefed the Board on Agenda Item #17. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Wishart that the Board accept additional grant funds from the Department of Energy for CNG storage tanks. Discussion followed. Vote: Cusick, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Zink, Aye.

Mr. McNally briefed the Board on Agenda Item #18. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Wishart to award a bid for two CNG storage spheres to Midwest Energy of Kansas City. Discussion followed. Vote: Cusick, Nay, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Zink, Aye.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #19. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Cusick to approve an Extension Agreement with United Airlines covering landing fees and use of the terminal building for calendar year 2013. Discussion followed. Vote: Cusick, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Zink, Aye.

Mr. Large briefed the Board on Agenda Item #20. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger that the Board approve an Agreement with Alfred Benesch to perform an engine run-up area study. Vote: Cusick, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Zink, Aye.

Ms. McDaniel briefed the Board on the January 2013 Treasurer’s and Financial Reports. Discussion followed. The Board accepted the reports.

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

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

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Richard Nuernberger, Secretary