/, Minutes/February 17, 2016 – Regular Board Meeting Minutes

MINUTES OF THE
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
5:30 p.m.
CIAA Board Room/ 3650 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Avenue/Lake Charles, LA 70615

ATTENDANCE

Commissioners Present:
Mr. Kenneth W. Nabours, President
Mr. Charles K. Dalgleish, Vice President
Ms. Jane Dufrene, Secretary/Treasurer
Mr. James G. Gobert, Commissioner
Mr. Andrew D. Hankins, Commissioner
Mr. Bill Hankins, Commissioner
Mr. Jonald J. Walker, III, Commissioner

Others Present:
Mr. Randy Robb, Executive Director
Mr. Bob Kleinschmidt, Legal Counsel
Ms. Loretta Hanks, Director of Finance
Mr. Madwight Gallien, Director of Operations
Mr. Wallace M. Nelson, Director of Maintenance
Ms. Andrea Pelloquin, Executive/Recording Secretary
Mr. Josh Arnold, Centerra
Mr. Dennis Scott, CPPJ
Mr. Jackson Schrumpf, Attorney at Law

CALL TO ORDER
President Nabours called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. Following the Pledge of
Allegiance, roll was called and a quorum was established as indicated above.

PROPOSED AGENDA
President Nabours requested additions, deletions, and amendments to the proposed agenda
and Mr. Robb announced the same; i.e. ADD: Item #9(A) – Discuss and take appropriate
action to authorize the President to enter into and to sign the Memorandum of Understanding
clarifying the language and payment schedule of the October 2012 Joint Services Agreement
between Chennault International Airport Authority and West Calcasieu Airport Managing
Board. PRESIDENT NABOURS ASKED IF THERE WAS ANY INPUT FROM THE
PUBLIC. LET THE RECORD SHOW THERE IS NO INPUT FROM THE PUBLIC.
MOTION WAS MADE BY MR. GOBERT, SECONDED BY MR. A. HANKINS, AND
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO APPROVE THE PROPOSED AGENDA AS
AMENDED.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/REPORTS
Mr. Robb reported that Mr. Theunissen has provided a copy of the State of Louisiana Office
of the Governor Proclamation No. 10 JBD 2016 showing all the items that can be discussed
during the special session. Mr. Robb reported that the Operations Department provided a
mandatory airfield driver’s training course for the contractors working on the Taxiway “A”
Widening project. Mr. Robb reported that the Operations Department provided a tour of
Million Air and the Control Tower to United Flight Operations Representative and AAR
Representatives. Mr. Robb reported that all departments are making preparations for the
March FAA Part 139 Inspection. Mr. Robb reported that he met with AAR management
concerning the renovations of areas of Building 3009 for a wellness center and food service
locations. Chief Arnold reported that Centerra (Chennault Fire Department) will be having their 20th
Anniversary Celebration at the Fire Department March 18th at 1:00 p.m. Chief Arnold
thanked the Board and Chennault for the 20 years of service.

MINUTE APPROVAL
PRESIDENT NABOURS ASKED IF THERE WAS ANY INPUT FROM THE
PUBLIC. LET THE RECORD SHOW THERE IS NO INPUT FROM THE PUBLIC.
MOTION WAS MADE BY MS. DUFRENE, SECONDED BY MR. WALKER, AND
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE JANUARY 20,
2016 REGULAR MEETING.

LUKE’S RV SALES & SERVICE LEASE
Mr. Robb stated that Luke’s RV Sales & Service is leasing the concrete slab at Site 1 and up
to 100,000 square feet of surrounding grass area and would like to renew the lease for a one
year period. Mr. Robb also stated that the National Guard is amenable to the non-military
use of the property since there is an out clause written in the lease. PRESIDENT
NABOURS ASKED IF THERE WAS ANY INPUT FROM THE PUBLIC. LET THE
RECORD SHOW THERE IS NO INPUT FROM THE PUBLIC. MOTION WAS
MADE BY MS. DUFRENE, SECONDED BY MR. DALGLEISH, AND CARRIED
UNANIMOUSLY TO ADOPT A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT
TO ENTER INTO A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN CHENNAULT
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY AND LUKE’S RV SALES &
SERVICE.

LETTER OF INTENT – KINGDOM LOGISTICS, LLC
Mr. Robb stated that the lease of the property is for a proposed man camp and could be
leased for up to 5 years. PRESIDENT NABOURS ASKED IF THERE WAS ANY
INPUT FROM THE PUBLIC. LET THE RECORD SHOW THERE IS NO INPUT
FROM THE PUBLIC. MOTION WAS MADE BY MR. GOBERT, SECONDED BY
MR. B. HANKINS, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO AUTHORIZE THE
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO ENTER INTO A LETTER OF INTENT WITH
KINGDOM LOGISTICS, LLC FOR THE LEASE OF SITE 5.

HANGAR “E” – LIGHT FIXTURES UPGRADE
Mr. Robb stated that the light fixture upgrade is a request from the tenant to improve the
lighting in the hangar. Mr. Robb stated that the current fixtures will be replaced with LED
lighting which is more energy efficient. Mr. Robb also stated that the fixtures will be
installed by the Chennault Facilities Department. PRESIDENT NABOURS ASKED IF
THERE WAS ANY INPUT FROM THE PUBLIC. LET THE RECORD SHOW
THERE IS NO INPUT FROM THE PUBLIC. MOTION WAS MADE BY MR.
WALKER, SECONDED BY MR. DALGLEISH, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
TO AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO PREPARE
SPECIFICATIONS FOR AND ADVERTISE FOR AND OPEN BIDS FOR THE
PURCHASE OF LIGHT FIXTURES FOR HANGAR “E”.

CALCASIEU AIRPORT MANAGING BOARD –
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
Mr. Robb stated that the October 2012 Joint Services Agreement has some vague wording
that has caused conflicting interpretations in regards to the commencement date of the
increased payment. Mr. Robb stated that Chennault Staff met with representatives from the
West Calcasieu Airport Managing Board to resolve the conflicting interpretations. Mr. Robb
stated that it was the intent of the West Calcasieu Airport Managing Board to start receiving
the increased payment in 2016 and suspect that the increase has been budgeted. Mr. Robb
stated that we don’t receive the 2016 tax collections until 2017. Mr. Robb stated that we
don’t have the increase payment budgeted for the current budget but we could include the
increase ($100,000) in the budget beginning July 1, 2016. Mr. Robb stated that it is our
recommendation to budget the $100,000 increase in the July 1, 2016 budget and pay the
increase prior to collection of the 2016 property tax. PRESIDENT NABOURS ASKED IF
THERE WAS ANY INPUT FROM THE PUBLIC. LET THE RECORD SHOW THERE IS NO INPUT FROM THE PUBLIC.
MOTION WAS MADE BY MR.GOBERT, SECONDED BY MR. B. HANKINS, AND CARRIED WITH A
MAJORITY VOTE TO AUTHORIZE THE PRESIDENT TO ENTER INTO AND TO
SIGN THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING CLARIFYING THE
LANGUAGE AND PAYMENT SCHEDULE OF THE OCTOBER 2012 JOINT
SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN CHENNAULT INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT AUTHORITY AND WEST CALCASIEU AIRPORT MANAGING
BOARD WITH MS. DUFRENE AND MR. WALKER VOTING AGAINST.

ADJOURNMENT
PRESIDENT NABOURS ASKED IF THERE WAS ANY INPUT FROM THE
PUBLIC. LET THE RECORD SHOW THERE IS NO INPUT FROM THE PUBLIC.
MOTION WAS MADE BY MS. DUFRENE, SECONDED BY MR. B. HANKINS,
AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO ADJOURN THE MEETING. With no further
business to come before the Commissioners, President Nabours declared the meeting
adjourned at 6:00 p.m.

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