Minutes – June 18, 2015

AIRPORT AUTHORITY CITY OF LINCOLN

Meeting June 18, 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 and Anna Wishart. Also present were:

David Haring, LAA
Bob McNally, LAA
Jon Large, LAA
April McDaniel, LAA
Bob Ziemer, LAA
Amber Coufal, LAA
Darrin Jameson, LAA
Bill Austin, Legal Counsel

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 May 2015 meeting. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Lauerman to approve the Minutes of the May 2015 meeting.
On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

Chairperson Wishart asked for airline reports.

Chairperson Wishart asked for a report from the Air Service Committee, Mr. Haring stated that enplanements continue to strong growth through the first half of 2015. Overall, enplanements are up approximately 13%, with that growth being driven by a 44% growth in Delta traffic attributable to the new Atlanta service. The Atlanta service is starting to show signs of maturity, with a May load factor in excess of 85%. Denver was the strongest market in May, with almost 95% of available seats being sold. Fare equality with Omaha has shown a slight step back over the summer, probably due to the strong loads. Approximately 45%-60% of the Top 25 domestic fares were within $100 round trip of Omaha.

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #4. It was moved by Lauerman and seconded by Nuernberger to approve Commercial Net Ground Lease with Transportation Specialists, Ltd.
On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #5. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Cusick to approve Commercial Net Building and Ground Lease for Building No. 2098 with Cedar County Emergency Management. Discussion followed.
On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #6. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Lauerman to approve Resolution No. 598 – Adopting FY 2016 Budget. Discussion followed.
On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #7. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to approve Resolution No. 599 – No Tax Levy. Discussion followed.
On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

Ms. McDaniel briefed the Board on Agenda Item #8. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Lauerman to approve Resolution No. 600 – Transfer of Revenue Fund Balance. Discussion followed.
On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

Mr. Haring briefed the Board on Agenda Item #9. The Board, after coming out of closed session at 12:57, amended Resolution No. 601 regarding salary and management pay for FY 2016. Cusick moved to amend attachment B by changing the increase for the Executive Director from $2,813 to $10,000 seconded by Lauerman.
On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to go into executive session to discuss salary, payroll and personnel matters; time was 12:14 pm.
On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Cusick to come out of executive session; time was 12:57 pm.
On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

Cusick then moved to approval of Resolution No. 601 and seconded by Nuernberger. On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

June 2015 Treasurer’s and Financial Reports; Ms. McDaniel briefed the Board on the June 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 Nuernberger and seconded by Lauerman that the meeting be adjourned.
On roll call vote, Aye: Nuernberger, Lauerman, Cusick, Wishart; Nays: None.

Respectfully submitted,

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Jim Lauerman, Secretary