Minutes – July 23, 2015

 

AIRPORT AUTHORITY CITY OF LINCOLN

Meeting July 23, 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: Richard Nuernberger, Jim Lauerman, Nick Cusick, John Hoppe and Anna Wishart.  Also present were:

 

David Haring, LAA Darrin Jameson, LAA
Bob McNally, LAA Elizabeth Coker, LAA
Jon Large, LAA Bill Austin, Legal Counsel
April McDaniel, LAA Dave Snitily, Firespring
Bob Ziemer, LAA Tina Reeves, Firespring
Amber Coufal, LAA Gene Luce, Silverhawk Aviation

 

Chairperson Wishart 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 Wishart asked for a motion to approve the Minutes of the June 2015 meeting.  It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Hoppe to approve the Minutes of the June 2015 meeting.
On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Hoppe, Wishart; Nays: None.

Chairperson Wishart asked for airline reports.

Chairperson Wishart asked for a report from the Air Service Committee, Mr. Haring stated that June numbers continued the positive trend that has been seen throughout the summer.  Aggregate load factor on all markets was 86% with Delta’s Atlanta flight posting its second consecutive over 80% month at 83%.  Conversation with Delta has revealed that they continue to be pleased with the market and see no removal of the flight anytime in the near future.  Overall, fare variance with Omaha continues to be steady, with approximately 50% – 60% of domestic fares within $100 of Omaha.  International variance reveals approximately 70% of fares within $100 of Omaha.

Mr. Snitily briefed the Board and Staff on the merger of Snitily Carr, Firespring, Cornerstone and 42.

Mr. Gene Luce briefed the Board and Staff on the ownership stake in Silverhawk Aviation, Inc. by Mike Gerdes and himself from current owner Dan Hinnah.

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #4. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to approve fixed base operator lease and agreement with Silverhawk Aviation, Inc. Discussion followed.

On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Hoppe, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #5. It was moved by Lauerman and seconded by Nuernberger to approve Commercial Net Building and Ground Lease with James Hinderks d/b/a H3 Contracting.

On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Hoppe, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. McNally briefed the Board on Agenda Item #6. It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Nuernberger to approve Farm Lease with Thomas Farms for Tract I. Discussion followed.

On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Hoppe, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. McNally briefed the Board on Agenda Item #7. It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Lauerman to approve Farm Lease with Thomas Farms for Tract II.

On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Hoppe, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. McNally briefed the Board on Agenda Item #8. It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Nuernberger to approve Hay Lease with Strauss Ag, Enterprises, LLC for Tract III.

On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Hoppe, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. McNally briefed the Board on Agenda Item #9. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to approve Hay Lease with Strauss Ag, Enterprises, LLC for Tract III.
On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Hoppe, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #10. It was moved by Lauerman and seconded by Cusick to approve Agreement Relating to Option to Renew with Air Host Lincoln, LLC. Discussion followed.

On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Hoppe, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. McNally briefed the Board on Agenda Item #11. It was moved by Lauerman and seconded by Nuernberger to award bid to JBT Corp for Jet way Ball Screw Replacements to the loading bridges. Discussion followed.

On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Hoppe, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. Large briefed the Board on Agenda Item #12. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Cusick to award bid to TCW for Phase I of NW 38th Street Paving Project. Discussion followed.

On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Hoppe, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. Large briefed the Board on Agenda Item #13. It was moved by Lauerman and seconded by Nuernberger to approve Engineering Agreement Providing Design and Bid Phase Services for the Rehabilitation or Runway 18/36 Lighting. Discussion followed.

On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Hoppe, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. Large briefed the Board on Agenda Item #14. It was moved by Lauerman and seconded by Cusick to approve Construction Agreement with Hexagon for modifications to Building No. 93 Bay A. Discussion followed.

On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Hoppe, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

There being no further business to come before the Board, it was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Lauerman that the meeting be adjourned.
On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Hoppe, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

Respectfully submitted,

 

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Jim Lauerman, Secretary