Minutes of the meeting of the Property and Airport Committee
Sawyer County Board of Supervisors
January 7, 2005, 9:00 a.m., Assembly Room, Sawyer County Courthouse
members present: Bruce Miller (Acting Chairman), Nate DeLong, Shirley Suhsen, Mel Olson
also present: Dan and Patty Leslie (L & L Aviation), Cliff Korn (Hayward Pilots Association), William Lontz, Terrell Boettcher (Sawyer County Record)
Motion by DeLong, 2nd by Suhsen, to approve the meeting agenda. Motion carried.
Motion by Suhsen, 2nd by DeLong, to approve the minutes of the meeting of December 7, 2004. Motion carried.
Maintenance Department Supervisor Dennis Erickson reported on projects completed, in progress, and planned for the Maintenance Department, including snow and ice removal, staff training, office modifications for an additional employee in the Clerk of Circuit Court’s, and squad car preparation. Mr. Erickson reported that the preliminary plans for the Sawyer County Law Enforcement Center addition and modification project were complete and being reviewed by Market & Johnson. Upon completion of the review the plans will be presented to the Sawyer County Board for approval prior to advertising the project for construction bids. Motion by Suhsen, 2nd by DeLong, to approve the Maintenance Department report. Motion carried.
The Committee reviewed the monthly expense vouchers for the Maintenance Department. Motion by Olson, 2nd by DeLong, to approve the vouchers. Motion carried.
Dan and Patty Leslie, of L & L Aviation (contracted Sawyer County Airport management), presented the monthly report on operations and conditions at the Sawyer County Airport, including Cooper Engineering’s completion of revisions to the environmental assessment for the Airport improvement project (that includes the installation of an instrument landing system) and submission of the revisions to the Wisconsin and U.S. agencies that commented on the preliminary environmental assessment. Motion by DeLong, 2nd by Olson, to approve the report. Motion carried.
The Committee discussed proposed revisions to the Sawyer County Airport Minimum Standards and Procedures Ordinance to allow for the use of portable containers for fuel. Mr. Leslie and Cliff Korn (Hayward Pilots’ Association) presented language to be added to the proposed revisions addressing procedures to be followed when violations of the ordinance are discovered by Airport management. Motion by Suhsen, 2nd by DeLong, to approve adding this language to the proposed revisions, and to include in the revisions a five hundred gallon maximum for fuel to be stored in a hangar. The revisions, as amended, would be prepared for presentation at the February meeting of the Committee. Motion carried.
County Clerk Kris Mayberry reported that Susan Duffy informed him that she now declines to sell the County the approximately 8.83 acre parcel adjacent to the runway at the Airport.
The Committee reviewed the monthly expense vouchers for the Airport. Motion by Suhsen, 2nd by DeLong, to approve the vouchers. Motion carried.
Motion by Suhsen, 2nd by Olson, to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried.
Minutes prepared by Kris Mayberry, Sawyer County Clerk