10/10/2023

Meeting Minutes for:
October Board Meeting
Yuma International Airport, Conference Room
Tuesday, October 10, 2023 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 4:00 on October 10, 2023, 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
    Stanley Gourley, Treasurer
    Eric Saltzer, Secretary
    Juan Guzman, Director
    Ken Scott, Director
    Jenny Torres, Director

    YCAA DIRECTORS ABSENT WERE:
    Russell Jones, 2nd Vice President
    Reetika Dhawan, Director
    William Fox, Director
    Albert Gardner, Director

    ALSO PRESENT WERE:
    Gladys Brown, Airport Director
    Gerald Hinkle, Jr., Chief Financial Officer
    Andrea Lopez, Executive Assistant
    Greg McShane, MCAS Operations Officer
    Silvia Gunderman, 1st Bank Yuma
    Ryan Hart, Million Air Yuma

    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 September 12, 2023, Regular Board Meeting. Mr. Gourley so moved. Mr. Hager seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously.

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

    Votes Opposed: None

    COMMITTEE REPORTS
    1) Elections and Personnel Committee Chair, Reetika Dhawan, to provide a summary on the September 18, 2023, Meeting.

    In Ms. Dhawan’s absence, Ms. Brown, the Airport Director, provided a summary on the September 18, 2023, Meeting.

    REGULAR AGENDA
    1) Monthly report by Chief Financial Officer on current financial status.

    Mr. Hinkle briefed the Board on our current financial status.

    MILITARY LIAISON
    Greg McShane, MCAS Operations Officer, MCAS Yuma 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, the Airport Director, provided a presentation on the status of airfield operations to include the runways and taxiways, VirTower Reports for Rolle and NYL, Rent Car update, Brewers restaurant update, Parking Lot update, LED Lights Hangar 2B update, Administration Office Air Conditioner update, American Airlines updates along with the load capacities and schedule, monthly summary use report update, Fly Yuma Survey update, SkyDive San Luis update, Rolle Airfield Airport License Agreement update, IGSA update, 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 4:40PM.




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


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