Minutes – October 24,2013

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

John Wood, LAA  
Bob McNally, LAA  
John Large, LAA  
April McDaniel, LAA  
Amber Coufal, LAA  
Bill Austin, Attorney at Law  
Dawn Betz, Delta  
Matt Olberding, Journal Star  
   

 

Assistant 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.

Assistant Chairperson Wishart asked for a motion to approve the Minutes of the September 19, 2013 meeting.  It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to approve the Minutes of the September 19, 2013 meeting.  Vote:  Wishart, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Cusick, Aye, Hoppe, Aye.

Assistant Chairperson Wishart asked for airline reports. Dawn Betz with Delta Airline reported that loads are high and the charters are good.

Assistant Chairperson Wishart asked for a report from the Air Service Committee and John Wood stated that October passenger stats are up 5% for the year.    Discussion followed.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #4. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to accept County Lease cancelation for Building No. 1230 in Air Park. Discussion followed.Vote:  Wishart, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Cusick, Aye, Hoppe, Aye.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item # 5. It was moved by Wishart and seconded by Nuernberger to approve a Commercial Net Building and Ground Lease with West Central, Inc. for Building No. 1500 “D” in Lincoln Air Park West. Discussion followed. Vote:  Wishart, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Cusick, Aye, Hoppe, Aye.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item # 6. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to Approve a Commercial Net Building and Ground Lease with Cedar County Emergency Management for Building No. 2098 in Lincoln Air Park West. Discussion followed.  Vote:  Wishart, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Cusick, Aye, Hoppe, Aye.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item # 7. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to approve a Commercial Net Building and Ground Lease with PlaneCo, LLC for Building No. 5800. Discussion followed. Vote:  Wishart, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Cusick, Aye, Hoppe, Aye.

Ms. McDaniel briefed the Board on Agenda Item #8. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to approve Resolution No. 580 – Post Issuance Compliance Procedures Relating to Tax-Exempt Bonds Issued by the Airport Authority.Vote:  Wishart, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Cusick, Aye, Hoppe, Aye.

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #9. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Hoppe to adjust t-hangar rates in the General Aviation area effective January 1, 2014. Discussion followed.Vote:  Wishart, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Cusick, Aye, Hoppe, Aye. 

Mr. Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #10. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to authorize the Lincoln Airport Authority to hire furloughed fire fighters from the National Guard if necessary. Discussion Followed.Vote:  Wishart, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Cusick, Aye, Hoppe, Aye.

Mr. Large briefed the Board on Agenda Item #11. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to award a bid to H.R. Bookstrom Construction, Inc. for sanitary sewer for Project LAPW 14-07 Hexagon Lincoln. Discussion followed.Vote:  Wishart, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Cusick, Aye, Hoppe, Aye. 

Mr. McNally briefed the Board on Agenda Item #12. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Cusick to authorize a grant application to the Visitors Promotion Committee (Lancaster County) to purchase water filled barricades. Discussion followed.Vote:  Wishart, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Cusick, Aye, Hoppe, Aye.

Ms. McDaniel briefed the Board on the September, 2013 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 Cusick that the meeting be adjourned.
Vote:  Wishart, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Cusick, Aye, Hoppe, Aye.

Respectfully submitted,

 

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Richard Nuernberger, Secretary