Minutes – January 23, 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: Walt Zink, Anna Wishart, Richard Nuernberger, Nick Cusick, and John Hoppe. Also present were:

John Wood, LAA
Bob McNally, LAA
John Large, LAA
April McDaniel, LAA
Bob Ziemer, LAA
Bill Austin, Attorney at Law
Dawn Betz, Delta Airlines
Steve Likes, Kutak Rock
Andy Detlefsen – Wells Fargo
Doug Kuelpman – ADK Consulting
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 December 12, 2013 meeting. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Wishart to approve the Minutes of the December 12, 2013 meeting.
Vote: Zink, Aye, Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye. Cusick, Aye.

Chairperson Zink asked for airline reports. Dawn Betz, from Delta Airlines, informed the Board that passenger levels remain good. The weather has not caused a lot of cancellations so far in January. The Atlanta flight not yet in the computer. Mr. Wood added United had experienced numerous weather related cancellations.

Mr. Wood briefed Agenda Item # 4. It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Cusick to accept the Small Community Air Service Development Grant from Department of Transportation Discussion followed.
Vote: Zink, Aye, Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Aye
Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda #5. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Cusick to approve the Commercial Ground Lease with Transportation Specialist, LTD. Discussion followed.
Vote: Zink, Aye, Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Aye

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #6. It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Cusick to approve the SkyWest Extension Agreement No. 7. Discussion followed.
Vote: Zink, Aye, Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Abstain

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #7. It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Wishart to approve the Concession Agreement with Enterprise Rent a Car/Enterprise Holdings. Discussion followed.
Vote: Zink, Aye, Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Aye

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #8. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to approve the Concession Agreement with Enterprise Rent a Car – Midwest LLC d/b/a Alamo Rent a Car and National Car Rental. Discussion followed.
Vote: Zink, Aye, Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Aye

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #9. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to approve the Concession Agreement with Hertz Corporation. Discussion followed.
Vote: Zink, Aye, Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Aye

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #10. The lease is still being reviewed by the State. It was moved by Wishart and seconded by Hoppe to table discussion.
Vote: Zink, Aye, Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Aye

Prior to briefing the Board on Agenda Item #11, Mr. Wood announced his intention to retire from the Authority at the end of 2014. Short discussion followed. Mr. Wood then introduced Mr. Doug Kuelpman from ADK Consulting an executive search firm specializing in the airport industry. It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Cusick to approve the Contact with ADK Consulting for Executive Search Services for a New Executive Director. Discussion followed.
Vote: Zink, Nay, Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Nay

Mr. Wood and Mrs. McDaniel briefed the Board on the three proposals received to provide insurance brokerage services. Staff recommended a contract with AON based on their aviation experience, staff depth and knowledge of LNK. It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Nuernberger to award the Insurance Brokerage Services Contract to Inspro. Discussion followed.
Vote: Zink, Aye, Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Aye

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #13. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Wishart to approve Resolution # 581 – Intent to Bond for Crime Lab. Discussion followed.
Vote: Zink, Aye, Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Aye

Mr. Steve Likes with Kutak Rock, the Airport’s Bond Counsel, Mr. Andy Detlefsen, from Wells Fargo, and Ms. McDaniel briefed the board on Agenda Item #14. It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Cusick to approve Resolution # 582 – Short Term Financing. Discussion followed.
Vote: Zink, Aye, Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Aye

Mr. McNally briefed the Board on Agenda Item #15. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Wishart to award the contract for Demolition 14-02 Bldg 25 & 972 to Land Construction. Discussion followed
Vote: Zink, Aye, Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Aye

Mr. McNally briefed the Board on Agenda Item #16. It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Nuernberger to award Bid for Fleet Replacement Vehicle to Sid Dillion
Vote: Zink, Aye, Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Aye

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #17. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Wishart to approve the Agreement for Benesch and Company for Design Services for Parking Garage and Sidewalk Rehabilitation. Discussion followed.
Vote: Zink, Aye, Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Aye

Mr. McNally briefed the Board on Agenda #18. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Wishart to approve the Agreement with Davis Design for Arch Services – Boiler, Chiller and Electrical Upgrades in the Terminal Building.
Vote: Zink, Aye, Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Aye
Respectfully submitted,
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Richard Nuernberger, Secretary