Minutes – May 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: Walter Zink, Richard Nuernberger, John Hoppe and Anna Wishart.  Also present were:

 

John Wood, LAA Matt Olberding, Journal Star
Bob McNally, LAA
Bob Ziemer, LAA
John Large, LAA
Amber Coufal, LAA
Bill Austin, Attorney at Law

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 April 25, 2013 meeting.  It was moved by Wishart and seconded by Nuernberger to approve the Minutes of the April 25, 2013 meeting.

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

Chairperson Zink asked for a motion for nomination of officers. It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Wishart to nominate Walt Zink to serve as Chairperson, to nominate Anna Wishart to serve as Assistant Chairperson, to nominate Richard Nuernberger to serve as Secretary and Nick Cusick to serve as Assistant Secretary until May, 2014. There were no other nominations.  Vote:  Zink, Aye, Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye.

Chairperson Zink advised that concerning Agenda Item No. 3 committee assignments, he will review and advise the Board Members of their assignments within the next two weeks.

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 that passenger numbers are up slightly and that the load factors are up 2%.  Discussion followed.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #6 the Lincoln Air Park Development Board Report. Discussion followed.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item # 7. It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Nuernberger to approve an Amended Lease with GT Exhaust. Discussion followed.
Vote:  Zink, Aye, Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item # 8. It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Nuernberger to award a Contract to Cheever Construction for phase I of the GT Exhaust Project. Discussion followed. Vote:  Zink, Aye, Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye.

Mr. Large briefed the Board on Agenda Item # 9. It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Nuernberger to approve Application for Federal Funds for Project AIP 49. Discussion followed.    Vote:  Zink, Aye, Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item # 10. It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Nuernberger to approve an Extension Agreement with Delta Air Lines Inc. for a one (1) year term commencing January 1, 2013 and ending December 31, 2013. Discussion followed.

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

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item # 11. It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Nuernberger to approve Commercial Net Building and Ground Lease for Building No. 801 in Lincoln Air Park West with Department of Administrative Services, State Building Division on behalf of the Department of Agriculture for a two (2) year term effective July 1, 2013. Discussion followed. Vote:  Zink, Aye, Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye.

Mr. Wood and Mr. McNally briefed the Board on Agenda Item # 12. It was moved by Wishart and seconded by Nuernberger to award a Bid to Watts Electric for Project GA-13-02 (1) for two 4 conduits. Discussion followed. Vote:  Zink, Aye, Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye.

There being no further business to come before the Board, it was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Wishart that the meeting be adjourned.

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

Respectfully submitted,

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Richard Nuernberger, Secretary