The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM by President Ken Hardwick. A quorum of board members was present. Present for IAHA, Gary Vanhorn / North Park, Norm Rainey / Hangar Lessee’, Ken Hardwick & David Thiel / EAA 292 - Roger Weber & David Ullman / OPA - Marcia Noell & Mark Matthews / Commercial - Debra Plymate. Andy Anderson was present representing the Flying farmers. Matthew Mass from the Ore Dept. of Aviation was also present along with several guests.
Previous minutes from Jan 14, 2013 were read and approved.
Treasurers Report is unchanged, $42.83
Matt Mass from ODA updated the group on several state aviation issues including the proposed increase in the aviation gas tax.
Old Business -
The City of Independence Bond Measure was briefly discusses – Residents vote on May 22nd.
Gary Van Horn Updated the group on the city work of cleaning out the ditches along 7S5.
Andy Anderson reminded the group of the upcoming APT Day.
New Business –
Marcia Noell spoke to the group about the cost of the lobbyist for Oregon Aviation. There was some concern that the Oregon pilots were not contributing their fair share of the lobbyist cost.
Andy Anderson brought up an issue with the Pilots Memorial Day Tribute which is sponsored by ISAS. The issue was resolved in that all deceased pilots will receive a flag.
There were no individual ISAS Area Board Member Reports.
The next board meeting was scheduled for July 8, 2013 at 7:00 PM, EAA Hangar.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:55 PM.
As Recording Secretary Robert English was working President Ken Hardwick took the minutes.