09/14/2021

Meeting Minutes for:
September Board Meeting
Yuma International Airport, Conference Room
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 04:00 PM


Call to Order:
The Yuma County Airport Authority, Inc. (YCAA) Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors was called to order at 4:00PM on September 14, 2021 in the Yuma International Airport Conference Room, 2191 E. 32nd Street, Suite 218, Yuma, Arizona 85365. The Presiding officer was Bill Craft, President.

YCAA DIRECTORS PRESENT WERE:
Bill Craft, President
Dean Hager, 1st Vice President
Eric Saltzer, Treasurer
Russell Jones, Secretary (joined the meeting at 4:05PM)
Dr. Brian Cullen, DMD, Director
Reetika Dhawan, Director
William Fox, Director
Albert Gardner, Director (attended the meeting telephonically)
Jenny Torres, Director

YCAA DIRECTORS ABSENT WERE:
Linda Morgan, 2nd Vice President
Juan Guzman, Director

ALSO PRESENT WERE:
Gladys Brown, Airport Director
Gerald Hinkle, Jr., Chief Financial Officer
Andrea Lopez, Executive Assistant
Colonel Charles Dudik, USMC, Commanding Officer, MCAS Yuma
Greg McShane, MCAS Operations Officer
Ryan Hart, Million Air Yuma
Silvia Gunderman, 1st Bank Yuma
Ken Scott, ASN Volunteer

CALL TO THE PUBLIC
There were no Public Comments.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Mr. Craft, the YCAA President, called for a motion to approve the minutes of the July 13, 2021 Regular Board Meeting. Dr. Cullen so moved. Ms. Dhawan seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously.

Votes in Favor:
Mr. Craft
Mr. Hager
Mr. Saltzer
Mr. Gardner
Dr. Cullen
Mr. Fox
Ms. Dhawan
Ms. Torres

Votes Opposed: None

COMMITTEE REPORTS

1) Elections and Personnel Committee Member, Reetika Dhawan, will provide a summary on the September 1, 2021 Meeting.

Elections and Personnel Committee Member, Reetika Dhawan, briefed on the agenda item discussed at the September 1, 2021 Meeting.

- Upcoming Elections

Mr. Craft informed the Board that Linda Morgan submitted her resignation from the Board. He explained that an additional seat will be open due to her resignation.

REGULAR AGENDA

1) Monthly report by Chief Financial Officer on current financial status.
Mr. Hinkle, Chief Financial Officer briefed the Board on our current financial status. Ms. Brown, Airport Director then followed by going over fiscal yearend financial projections including a discussion about upcoming projects and equipment acquisitions.

MILITARY LIAISON
Colonel Charles Dudik, USMC, Commanding Officer, provided updates at MCAS Yuma.

2) Presentation and update regarding current construction projects, associated contracts, grant status, general aviation, marketing efforts, terminal improvements, aviation conferences, meetings and items of interest with the city and county or other federal or state agencies. This will include, but is not limited to, additional information, FAA and ADOT grant updates, an overview of projects underway, airport operations, Rolle Airfield, airline recruitment and retention efforts, general aviation, future events, and other Airport business.

Ms. Brown, Airport Director, provided a presentation on the status of airfield operations to include the runways and taxiways, American Airlines updates along with the load capacities and schedule, TSA update which included the screening throughput numbers, Airport parking lot, Rent Car update, Brewers restaurant update, DBIDS update, facility improvements underway, GA Apron Rehab, Farmland Lease with Cox Farm Management, marketing and community outreach over the past month to include social media.

CALL TO THE PUBLIC
There were no Public Comments.

ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business before the Board the meeting adjourned at 4:46PM.




// Approved //
Russell Jones
2nd Vice President Yuma County Airport Authority; Strategic Planning Committee Chairman


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