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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

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Airport Board To Hold Workshops

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Contention at Airport Board Meeting Over Agenda Items

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