Minutes – September 20, 2012

Meeting of September 20, 2012

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: John Hoppe, Richard Nuernberger, Anna Wishart and Nick Cusick. Also present were: John Wood, LAA Bob McNally, LAA Jon Large, LAA April McDaniel, LAA Bob Ziemer, LAA Mary McCombs, LAA Bill Austin, Attorney at Law Matt Olberding, Journal Star Chris Lindner, BKD

Chairperson Hoppe 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 Hoppe asked for a motion to approve the Minutes of the August 23, 2012 meeting. It was moved by Wishart and seconded by Nuernberger to approve the Minutes of the August 23, 2012 meeting. Vote: Nuernberger, Aye; Wishart, Aye; Hoppe, Aye.

Chairperson Hoppe asked for airline reports. No airline representatives were present at the meeting.

April McDaniel introduced Chris Lindner with BKD to present the Accountant?s Report and Financial Statements for FY 2012 audit and answer any questions the Board may have. After the presentation Chairperson Hoppe asked for any questions and discussion followed. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Wishart that the Board accept the Accountant?s Report and Financial Statements for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2012. Vote: Hoppe, Aye; Nuernberger, Aye; Wishart, Aye.

John Wood briefed the Board on Agenda Item #4. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Cusick to approve the appointments of Anna Wishart and John Hoppe to the Air Park Development Board. Vote: Hoppe, Aye; Nuernberger, Aye; Wishart, Aye.

Jon Large briefed the board on the FAA grant agreement reimbursing the Airport Authority 90 percent of the cost of the snow broom. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Cusick to ratify the acceptance of a grant agreement with the FAA for the acquisition of a runway snow broom. Vote: Hoppe, Aye, Nuernberger, Aye, Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Aye

John Wood briefed the Board on the success of Formula S.A.E and how impressed they were with the facilities. It was moved by Wishart and seconded by Nuernberger to approve a lease with Formula S.A.E. for a portion of the west ramp for their use in 2012. Vote: Hoppe, Aye; Nuernberger, Aye; Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Aye.

Jon Large briefed the Board on Agenda Item #7. It was moved by Cusick and seconded by Nuernberger to approve the contract with Alfred Benesch & Company for preliminary engineering services associated with the planned rehabilitation of Runway 18/36. Vote: Hoppe, Aye; Nuernberger, Aye; Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Aye.

Bob McNally briefed the board on Item No. 9 and pointed out that there are two different dealers involved in the purchase of the two (2) CNG vehicles, Husker Auto and Sid Dillon. It was moved by Hoppe and seconded by Nuernberger that two separate votes be taken to authorize Staff to accept the bids from Husker Auto ($37,699.77) and Sid Dillon ($47,193.00) for the purchase for one (1) CNG vehicle from each vendor. Vote: Hoppe, Aye; Nuernberger, Aye; Wishart, Aye, Cusick, Aye.

April McDaniel asked the Board to accept the financial statements for the month August. Discussion followed. It was moved by Nuernberger and seconded by Cusick to accept the Treasurer?s Report and Financial Statement for August, 2012. Vote: Cusick, Aye; Hoppe, Aye; Nuernberger, Aye; Wishart, Aye

John Wood announced the merger of GT Exhaust with Industrial Acoustics which could possibly lead to considerable growth at their facility in Lincoln. John also announced the industrial development grant from the State will hopefully be on next month?s agenda. John also mentioned that we are halfway through the t-hangar relocation and that Duncan is also expecting to break ground and begin work for their new site next month.

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

Respectfully submitted,

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Richard Nuernberger, Secretary