/, Minutes/March 16, 2016 – Regular Board Meeting Minutes

MINUTES OF THE
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING
Wednesday, March 16, 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. Joe Bonita, AAR Corporation
Mr. Wejee Lechtenberg, Lechtenberg Consulting
Mr. Joe Torres, Million Air of Lake Charles

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 #10(A) – Discuss and take appropriate
action to adopt a Resolution authorizing the President to sign Amendment #3 to the lease
agreement between Chennault International Airport Authority and Bechtel Oil, Gas &
Chemicals. 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 APPROVE THE PROPOSED
AGENDA AS AMENDED.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/REPORTS
Mr. Robb reported that we are in budget as of February 2016. Mr. Robb reported that our
Operations Department spent most of last week getting ready for and taking part in the Part
139 Inspection. Mr. Robb reported that there are a few problems that need to be addressed
such as some of the runway markings and tracking documentation in regards to ARFF truck
repairs. Mr. Robb gave a brief report on all of the ongoing projects. Mr. Robb reported that
he met with representatives from the City of Lake Charles in regards to the Mallard Cove
Relocation options. Mr. Robb reported that a presentation and tour was provided to the
SWLA Leadership Group.

Mr. Theunissen reported that the Special Session ended on March 9, 2016 and the Regular
Session began on March 14, 2016 and will end on June 6, 2016. Mr. Theunissen reported
that the Regular Session will be discussing the State’s budget but cannot discuss any revenue
enhancements.

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 MR. DALGLEISH, SECONDED BY MR. B. HANKINS,
AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE
FEBRUARY 17, 2016 REGULAR MEETING.

IBERIABANK
Mr. Robb stated that the plan is to purchase CDR’s with staggered maturity dates. Mr. Robb
stated that we are looking for competitive rates. 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. GOBERT, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO
AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO OPEN AN ACCOUNT AND
INVEST FUNDS WITH IBERIABANK.

HANGAR “E” LIGHT FIXTURE 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 MS.
DUFRENE, SECONDED BY MR. DALGLEISH, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
TO AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO AWARD A CONTRACT TO
THE LOW SUCCESSFUL BIDDER, WHOLESALE ELECTRIC SUPPLY OF
HOUSTON, IN THE AMOUNT OF $338,560.00 FOR THE PURCHASE OF LIGHT
FIXTURES FOR HANGAR “E”.

REALLIETY ATHLETIC PRODUCTIONS, LLC –
ALCOHOL PERMIT
Mr. Robb stated that the Resolution is to grant permission for alcoholic beverages to be sold
at the Realliety Challenge. 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 ADOPT A RESOLUTION
AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO GIVE WRITTEN AUTHORIZATION FOR
THE REALLIETY ATHLETIC PRODUCTIONS, LLC TO SELL OR DISTRIBUTE
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES OF HIGH AND LOW ALCOHOL CONTENT AT THE
REALLIETY CHALLENGE THE WEEKEND OF APRIL 16, 2016 AT
CHENNAULT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

REALLIETY ATHLETIC PRODUCTIONS, LLC –
SPECIAL EVENT LEASE
Mr. Robb stated that the lease grants permission for the use of airport property and
indemnifies Chennault from all liabilities and claims. 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. WALKER, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO
AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO ENTER INTO A SPECIAL
EVENT LEASE BETWEEN CHENNAULT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
AUTHORITY AND REALLIETY ATHLETIC PRODUCTIONS, LLC FOR THE
REALLIETY CHALLENGE THE WEEKEND OF APRIL 16, 2016.

LEASE AMENDMENT – BECHTEL,
OIL, GAS & CHEMICALS
Mr. Robb stated that Amendment #3 is to extend the lease between Chennault International
Airport Authority and Bechtel Oil, Gas & Chemicals. Mr. Robb stated that the original 53
acres leased will be extended until January 1, 2019 and the additional 12 acres leased will be
extended until July 30, 2016. 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. A. HANKINS, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO ADOPT A RESOLUTION
AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO SIGN AMENDMENT #3 TO THE LEASE
BETWEEN CHENNAULT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY AND
BECHTEL OIL, GAS & CHEMICALS.

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. WALKER, 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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