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Airport Board Shuffles Members Into New Positions

Big Bear, Ca, December 15, 2011, 12:00pm – The Big Bear City Airport Board of Directors met yesterday for their regularly scheduled meeting, and held elections for president and vice president.  Gary Steube was elected as the new president, with Julie Smith as the new vice president. Steube as the new president, assigned board members to committees, with Smith as the Chair of the Lease and Personel Committee, and himself as the Chair of the Finance and Airport Review Committees, with other board members Chuck Knight, Gloria Greene, and Steve Baker each serving as a member on assigned committees.  The board decided to move discussion of what to do with vacant spaces within the building to the upcoming financial workshop.  Other items voted on included approval to pay off a long term obligation to Calpers which will save the Airport approximately $10,000 a year in interest, and the board approved establishing four RV parking spots on the north side of the airport for rented tenant space.  Board member seats currently taken by Gloria Greene, Julie Smith and Chuck Knight will be up for election in...

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Big Bear City Airport Board Wants To Focus On The Airport

Big Bear, Ca, November 10, 2011, 4:00pm – The Big Bear City Airport Board met on November 9th for a special and regular meeting of the Board of Directors.  The meeting which started on a tense note, ended positively with Directors Steube and President Smith both stating that the board needs to focus on the airport and not conflicting personalities or egos.  For more than a year the airport board has had personality issues among board members that has affected the board as a whole.  Earlier this year, the board held special workshops in hopes of bringing the board together to focus on the airport and to gain a better knowledge of board practices, such as parliamentary procedure and board decorum.  The workshops seemed to have kept the board on track and focusing on working together for the airport in general, however, at last month’s meeting, the board seemed to get off track once again, when friction among board members was showcased in front of the public.  During directors comments at the November 9th meeting, Director Gary Steube stated that the casual observer thinks the airport is falling apart, however it’s not, “We’re in fantastic shape,” said Steube, “nothing could be further from the truth.”  Steube also said that the airport now has new LED lights installed, and that will cut the energy consumption nearly in half, which is...

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Airport Board Meeting To Review Possible Formation Of New Committee

Big Bear, Ca, March 7, 2011, 8:00am – The Big Bear City Airport board will meet on Wednesday March 9th at 4:00pm, at the Big Bear City Airport for their regularly scheduled meeting.  Items for discussion include the possible formation of an Operations Facility Review Committee, a review of the current legal counsel contract, and a review of year to date financials ending in January.  The public is encouraged to attend, and can speak during public comment time. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30500.mp3|titles=Airport Board...

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Airport Board To Hold Workshops

Big Bear, Ca, February 24, 2011, 8:00am – The Big Bear Airport Board of Directors will hold a special meeting on Friday February 25th at 5:00pm, and on Saturday February 26th at 9:00am at the Civil Air Patrol Building, located on Greenway Drive in Big Bear City.  On Friday, the Board will hold a board development workshop session, reviewing last year, and going over the mission and purpose of the board.  On Saturday the board will identify core values, and will work on strategic planning for the Airport Board.  The public is allowed to attend, and there will be time for public comment at both workshops. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30469.mp3|titles=Airport...

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Contention at Airport Board Meeting Over Agenda Items

Big Bear City, Ca, February 10, 2011, 5:00pm – At the February 9th meeting of the Big Bear City Airport Board, board member Gloria Greene brought concerns to the board about items she had requested be added to the board agenda were not included.  Green felt that she was being treated unfairly.  President Julie Smith explained the reasons for Greene’s requested items not being put onto the agenda, due to the fact that they were items for closed session, not open session.  Greene had been advised by legal counsel to not put the items on the agenda because it was not appropriate, and Director Greene ignored legal counsel and still attempted to put certain items on the agenda.   Director Gary Steube expressed his concern that Director Green was going against legal counsel.  No action was taken to put Director Greene’s items on the agenda as they were items for closed session and not open session.  President Smith apologized to those in attendance for the current situation of the board.  The next meeting will take place on Wednesday March 9th, at 4:00pm at the Big Bear City Airport. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30426.mp3|titles=February Airport Board...

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