09/13/2022

Meeting Minutes for:
September Board Meeting
Yuma International Airport, Conference Room
09/13/2022 at 04:00 PM


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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 13, 2022, 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
Russell Jones, 2nd Vice President
Stanley Gourley, Treasurer
Eric Saltzer, Secretary
Reetika Dhawan, Director (joined the meeting at 4:02PM)
William Fox, Director
Ken Scott, Director
Jenny Torres, Director

YCAA DIRECTORS ABSENT WERE:
Albert Gardner, Director
Juan Guzman, Director

ALSO PRESENT WERE:
Gladys Brown, Airport Director
Gerald Hinkle, Jr., Chief Financial Officer
Andrea Lopez, Executive Assistant
Greg McShane, MCAS Operations Officer
Ryan Hart, Million Air Yuma
Todd Pinnt, Yuma Catholic High School
Tanya Gesse, Frequent Flyer

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 August 9, 2022, Regular Board Meeting. Mr. Scott so moved. Mr. Gourley seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously.

Votes in Favor:
Mr. Craft
Mr. Hager
Mr. Jones
Mr. Gourley
Mr. Saltzer
Mr. Fox
Mr. Scott
Ms. Torres

Votes Opposed: None

COMMITTEE REPORTS
1) Finance Committee Chair, Stanley Gourley, will provide a summary on the August 29, 2022, Meeting.

Finance Committee Chair, Stanley Gourley, provided a brief summary of the August 29, 2022, Meeting. Mr. Gourley described how the committee reviewed the latest financial information as well as examining the proposed FY23 annual budget in some detail. Mr. Gourley informed the Board that after asking staff make a single adjustment to the budget as proposed, the Committee recommends the Board of Directors adopt the Yuma International Airport Proposed FY23 Budget as stated in Agenda Item #1.

REGULAR AGENDA
1) Discussion and possible action to adopt and approve the proposed FY23 budget as presented by the Finance Committee and Airport Staff.

Ms. Brown, the Airport Director, briefed the Board on the overall numbers contained in the Proposed FY23 Budget. She informed the Board that the Proposed FY23 Budget contains almost $4.5 Million of revenues expenses. She also described how the Proposed FY23 Budget underwent a detailed review and received a consensus from the Finance Committee to recommend it be adopted by the Board of Directors. The proposed FY23 Budget was formulated based on a combination of historical performance, trending, and fiscal planning necessary to achieve the objectives of the Authority.

Mr. Craft, the YCAA President, called for a motion to adopt and approve the Proposed FY23 Budget as presented. Mr. Hager so moved. Ms. Dhawan seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

Votes in Favor:
Mr. Craft
Mr. Hager
Mr. Jones
Mr. Gourley
Mr. Saltzer
Ms. Dhawan
Mr. Fox
Mr. Scott
Ms. Torres

Votes Opposed: None

2) Monthly report by Chief Financial Officer on current financial status.

Mr. Hinkle, Chief Financial Officer briefed the Board on our current financial status.

MILITARY LIAISON
Greg McShane, MCAS Operations Officer, provided updates at MCAS Yuma.

3) 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, Rent Car update, Brewers restaurant update, Parking Lot update, Air Hotel Adventure (aha) ceased all operations announced August 24, 2022, DCC Development Discussion with local contractors, City of Yuma Pre-Development meeting to discuss development opportunities within the DCC, upcoming Board Elections, Update on Taxi Cabs, Community Partnerships, marketing and community outreach over the past month to include social media, the upcoming GA Social on September 14, 2022 at the Brewers SkyBox and the restart of the GA Pilot safety training which will take place on September 24, 2022 in the Airport conference room.

CALL TO THE PUBLIC
There were no Public Comments.

ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business before the Board the meeting adjourned at 4:55PM.




// Approved //
Eric Saltzer
Secretary, Yuma County Airport Authority; Public Relations Committee Chairman


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