/, Minutes/June 15, 2016 – Regular Board Meeting Minutes

MINUTES OF THE
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING
Wednesday, June 15, 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. Bill Hankins, Commissioner
Mr. Jonald J. Walker, III, Commissioner

Commissioners Absents:
Mr. Andrew D. Hankins, Commissioner

Others Present:
Mr. Randy Robb, Executive Director
Mr. Gerald Theunissen, Consultant
Mr. Robert Kleinschmidt, Legal Counsel
Ms. Loretta Hanks, Director of Finance
Ms. Andrea Pelloquin, Executive/Recording Secretary
Mr. Josh Arnold, Centerra Group, LLC
Dr. Neil Aspinwall, SOWELA Technical Community College

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 #14(A) – Election of CIAA Officers
for Fiscal year 2016-2017 (commencing July 1, 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. B. HANKINS, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
TO APPROVE THE PROPOSED AGENDA AS AMENDED.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/REPORTS
Mr. Robb reported that the Chennault Board will be considering levying a special tax of 5.45
mills on the dollar of assessed valuation on all property subject to taxation within the limits
of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, for the tax year 2016 at its Regular Board of Commissioners
Meeting, Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. which will be held in the Chennault Board
Room, located at 3650 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Avenue, Lake Charles, Louisiana. Mr.
Robb reported that we are upgrading our website to incorporate more pictures and videos.
Mr. Robb reported that we have some spectacular drone footage of the airport and the
certified sites. Mr. Robb reported that the ongoing projects are on schedule. Mr. Robb
reported that a conference call between RYZE Capital Partners, Chennault, LED and
Entergy was held on June 3, 2016. Mr. Robb reported that he attended the Social Innovation
Summit 2016 in Washington, DC and met with multiple developers. Mr. Robb reported that
we received a proposal from CSRS for Development Advisory Services.

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. GOBERT, AND
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE MAY 18, 2016
REGULAR MEETING.

PUBLIC HEARING
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 OPEN THE PUBLIC HEARING ON THE
PROPOSED BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR COMMENCING JULY 1, 2016 AND
ENDING JUNE 30, 2017.

Mr. Robb presented a brief overview of the proposed budget for the Fiscal Year ending June
30, 2016. There were no comments from the public pertaining to the budget.

PRESIDENT NABOURS SOLICITED PUBLIC COMMENTS AND THERE WERE
NO COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC. MOTION WAS MADE BY MS. DUFRENE,
SECONDED BY MR. GOBERT AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO CLOSE THE
PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR
COMMENCING JULY 1, 2016 AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2017.

PROPOSED BUDGET
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 TO
AUTHORIZE THE PRESIDENT TO SIGN A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE
PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2017,
AUTHORIZING TRANSFERS TO CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND AND
AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO MAKE CHANGES WITHIN
THE DESIGNATED BUDGET CLASSIFICATIONS WITH THE FOLLOWING

ROLL CALL VOTE:

YEAS:
KENNETH W. NABOURS
CHARLES K. DALGLEISH
JANE DUFRENE
JAMES GOBERT
BILL HANKINS
JONALD J. WALKER, III

NAYS: NONE
ABSTAINING: NONE
ABSENT:
ANDREW D. HANKINS

HANGAR “F” – TWO AIR HANDLER UNITS (EQUIPMENT ONLY)
Mr. Robb stated that the makeup units at Hangar “F” are original to the construction of the
hangar and are very costly to maintain. Mr. Robb stated that one bid was received from
Engineered Air in the amount of $332,384.00 and it is the recommendation of the Liprie
Engineering LLC to utilize Engineered Air as the supplier for the purchase of the two air
handler units. 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.
WALKER, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE
DIRECTOR TO AWARD A CONTRACT TO THE LOW SUCCESSFUL BIDDER,
ENGINEERED AIR, IN THE AMOUNT OF $332,384.00 FOR THE PURCHASE OF
TWO AIR HANDLER UNITS (EQUIPMENT ONLY) FOR HANGAR “F”.

FIBER OPTIC INFRASTRUCTURE – INSTALLATION
Mr. Robb stated that the fiber optic infrastructure will be within the airfield facility for the
Maintenance Operation Building, Maintenance, Building, Control Tower, and the Fire
Station. Mr. Robb stated that the fiber optics will be more dependable and faster than the
current wireless point to point system that is being utilized. 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 PREPARE
PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR AND TO SOLICIT BIDS FOR AND TO
OPEN BIDS FOR THE INSTALLATION OF FIBER OPTIC INFRASTRUCTURE.

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
FARM SERVICE AGENCY
Mr. Robb stated that the resolution is necessary to execute all documents required by the
United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency for the farm property leased
to Robert Leonards. 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 ADOPT A RESOLUTION
AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO EXECUTE DOCUMENTS
REQUIRED BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
FARM SERVICE AGENCY.

OFFICIAL JOURNAL
Mr. Robb stated that the only proposal solicited was from the American Press for the
designation of the CIAA Official Journal since the American Press purchased the Southwest
Daily News. The Lake Charles American Press presented a proposal of $4.95 per square.
The recommendation is to designate the American Press as the Official Journal.
PRESIDENT NABOURS ASKED IF THERE WAS ANY INPUT FROM THE
PUBLIC. LET THE RECORD SHOW THAT THERE IS NO INPUT FROM THE
PUBLIC. MOTION WAS MADE BY MR. GOBERT, SECONDED BY MR.
DALGLEISH, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO DESIGNATE THE OFFICIAL
JOURNAL FOR CIAA TO THE LAKE CHARLES AMERICAN PRESS FOR A ONE
YEAR PERIOD COMMENCING JULY 1, 2016 AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2017 (R.S.
43:171).

AIRSHOW ALCOHOL SELL AUTHORIZATION
Mr. Robb stated that the purpose of this Resolution is to grant permission for alcoholic
beverages to be sold at the airshow. Mr. Robb stated that the permission is one of the
requirements for the airshow’s application for the permit to sell liquor, beer, and wine.
PRESIDENT NABOURS ASKED IF THERE WAS ANY INPUT FROM THE
PUBLIC. LET THE RECORD SHOW THAT THERE IS NO INPUT FROM THE
PUBLIC. MOTION WAS MADE BY MS. DUFRENE, SECONDED BY MR.
WALKER, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO ADOPT A RESOLUTION
AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO GIVE WRITTEN AUTHORIZATION FOR
THE CHENNAULT INTERNATIONAL AIRSHOW, INC. TO SELL OR
DISTRIBUTE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES OF HIGH AND LOW ALCOHOL
CONTENT AT THE AIRSHOW, APRIL 28 – 30, 2017 AT CHENNAULT
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

CENTERRA GROUP LLC – CONTRACT AMENDMENT
Mr. Robb stated the current contract cost is $1,219,728.00 which begins on July 1, 2016 but
we are also recommending increasing the wages by an addition $28,000.00 not including
administration costs (G&A expenses and fees). PRESIDENT NABOURS ASKED IF
THERE WAS ANY INPUT FROM THE PUBLIC. LET THE RECORD SHOW
THAT 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 AMEND THE CURRENT
CENTERRA CONTRACT STARTING JULY 1, 2016 WITH A 3% INCREASE TO
THE HOURLY WAGE RATE FOR ALL EMPLOYEES WITHOUT ANY
ADDITIONAL COST TO THE G&A EXPENSE AND FEES.

ELECTION OF OFFICERS
MR. GOBERT NOMINATED MR. CHARLES DALGLEISH FOR PRESIDENT AND
MR. JONALD J. WALKER, III FOR VICE PRESIDENT. MR. DALGLEISH
NOMINATED MR. ANDREW D. HANKINS AS SECRETARY TREASURER.
PRESIDENT NABOURS ASKED IF THERE WAS ANY INPUT FROM THE
PUBLIC. LET THE RECORD SHOW THAT THERE IS NO INPUT FROM THE
PUBLIC. MOTION WAS MADE BY MS. DUFRENE, SECONDED BY MR.
GOBERT, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO NOMINATE THE ELECTION OF
MR. CHARLES K. DALGLEISH, PRESIDENT; MR. JONALD J. WALKER, III,
VICE PRESIDENT; AND MR. ANDREW D. HANKINS,
SECRETARY/TREASURER FOR THE FISCAL YEAR COMMENCING JULY 1,
2007 AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2017.

PRESIDENT NABOURS ASKED IF THERE WAS ANY INPUT FROM THE
PUBLIC. LET THE RECORD SHOW THAT THERE IS NO INPUT FROM THE
PUBLIC. MOTION WAS MADE BY MR. B. HANKINS, SECONDED BY DR.
GOBERT AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO CLOSE NOMINATIONS FOR THE
SLATE OF OFFICERS.

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 MR. DALGLEISH, SECONDED BY MS. DUFRENE,
AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO ADJOURN THE MEETING. With no further
business to come before the Commissioners, President Nabours declared the meeting
adjourned at 6:07 p.m.

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