minutes of the meeting of the Property and Airport Committee
Sawyer County Board of Supervisors
June 9, 2010, 7:00 a.m., Assembly Room, Sawyer County Courthouse
members present: Fred Zietlow (Chair), Dean Pearson, Mel Olson, Dale Thompson
also present: County Board member Warren Johnson, Dan and Patty Leslie (L & L Aviation - contracted Airport management), County Clerk Kris Mayberry
Motion by Thompson, 2nd by Zietlow, to approve the meeting agenda as presented. Motion carried.
Motion by Thompson, 2nd by Olson, to approve the May 10, 2010 meeting minutes. Motion carried.
Maintenance Department Supervisor Dennis Erickson presented a report on projects completed, in progress, and planned by the Maintenance Department, including remodeling of the Court wing of the Courthouse and vehicle and equipment maintenance and repair. The Committee reviewed the monthly Maintenance Department expense vouchers. Motion by Thompson, 2nd by Olson, to approve the Maintenance Department report and monthly expense vouchers. Motion carried.
Maintenance Department Supervisor Dennis Erickson discussed a department conflict (access and security issue) in renovating the area between the Health and Human Services Department and the University of Wisconsin-Extension Department that he proposed resolving by adding a door between the departments at an additional cost of approximately $500. Motion by Thompson, 2nd by Olson, to have Mr. Erickson discuss the proposed solution with the affected departments and to bring additional information about the proposal to the July meeting of the Committee. Motion carried.
Dan and Patty Leslie (L & L Aviation - contracted Airport management) presented a report on projects, operations, and conditions at the Sawyer County Airport, including a busy Memorial Day weekend and first week of June at the Airport, an osprey’s attempt to build a nest in the rotating Airport beacon light, replacement of the Airport wind sock, repair of damaged runway lights, plans for terminal building painting, the continued collection of Airport automobile parking fees, and the Civil Air Patrol offer of free airplane rides for the public on Saturday, June 12th at the Airport.
The Committee reviewed the request of Thomas Schroeder for approval for him to sell his aircraft hangar at the Airport and his inquiry as to whether the County has in interest in purchasing the hangar. The Committee determined that the County would not have an interest in purchasing the hangar. Motion by Pearson, 2nd by Thompson, to approve Mr. Schroeder’s request for approval to sell his hangar. Motion carried.
The Committee discussed the improvement project at the Sawyer County Airport that includes the installation of an instrument landing system, relocation of Airport Road, and construction of a parallel taxiway.
The Committee reviewed the monthly Airport expense vouchers. Motion by Thompson, 2nd by Olson, to approve the Airport report and the monthly expense vouchers. Motion carried.
Motion by Olson, 2nd by Pearson, to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried.
minutes prepared by Kris Mayberry, Sawyer County Clerk