/, Minutes/February 15, 2017 – Regular Board Meeting Minutes

MINUTES OF THE
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
5:00 p.m.
CIAA Board Room/ 3650 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Avenue/Lake Charles, LA 70615

ATTENDANCE

Commissioners Present:
Mr. Charles K. Dalgleish, President
Mr. James G. Gobert, Commissioner
Mr. Bill Hankins, Commissioner
Mr. Kenneth W. Nabours, Commissioner
Ms. Denise Rau, Commissioner

Commissioners Absent:
Mr. Jonald J. Walker, III, Vice President
Mr. Andrew D. Hankins, Secretary/Treasurer

Others Present:
Mr. Randy Robb, Executive Director
Mr. Gerald Theunissen, Consultant
Ms. Loretta Hanks, Director of Finance
Mr. Madwight Gallien, Director of Operations
Ms. Andrea LaFleur, Executive/Recording Secretary
Mr. Michael Flatt, Northrop Grumman
Mr. Josh Arnold, Centerra Group, LLC
Mr. Joe Torres, Million Air of Lake Charles
Dr. Neil Aspinwall, SOWELA Technical Community College

CALL TO ORDER
President Dalgleish called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m. Following the Pledge of
Allegiance, roll was called and a quorum was established as indicated above.

PROPOSED AGENDA
President Dalgleish requested additions, deletions, and amendments to the proposed agenda
and Mr. Robb announced that there were none to report.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/REPORTS
Mr. Robb reported the status of ongoing projects. Mr. Robb reported that he met with
Martin Associates and CSRS to discuss the planning for a multi-modal air/sea/land cargo
concept for Chennault. Mr. Robb reported that he was interviewed by Ron Starner of “Site
Selection” magazine with the emphasis of the article is Southwest Louisiana Transportation
Infrastructure.
Mr. Theunissen gave a brief summary of the State Budget.

MINUTE APPROVAL
PRESIDENT DALGLEISH 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. NABOURS, SECONDED BY MR. GOBERT, AND
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE JANUARY 18,
2017 REGULAR MEETING.

FUEL FARM TANKS UPGRADE
Mr. Robb stated the Chennault Fuel Farm currently has a capacity of 2,000 gallons (1,000
Offroad Diesel and 1,000 Unlead). Mr. Robb stated that this project would increase the fuel
capacity to 4,000 gallons and will have electronic systems for tracking the fuel usage.
PRESIDENT DALGLEISH 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 MS. RAU, AND
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO
PREPARE PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR AND ADVERTISE FOR AND
OPEN BIDS FOR THE FUEL FARM TANKS UPGRADE.

HANGAR “A” ANNEX FLOORING PROJECT
Mr. Robb stated that Hangar “A” Annex has a moisture problem that causes issues with the
flooring. Mr. Robb stated that this project will entail sealing the concrete slab and replacing
the flooring. PRESIDENT DALGLEISH 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. RAU, SECONDED BY MR.
B. HANKINS AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO AUTHORIZE THE
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO PREPARE PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR
AND ADVERTISE FOR AND OPEN BIDS FOR HANGAR “A” ANNEX FLOORING
PROJECT.

HANGAR “A” RESTROOM EXPANSION
Mr. Robb stated that Hangar “A” restroom quantity does not meet the requirements for the
number employees who work in the hangar. Mr. Robb stated that this project will increase
the number of restrooms to meet the current code. PRESIDENT DALGLEISH 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.
NABOURS, SECONDED BY MR. GOBERT, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO
AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO PREPARE PLANS AND
SPECIFICATIONS FOR AND ADVERTISE FOR AND OPEN BIDS FOR HANGAR
“A” RESTROOM EXPANSION.

REFURBISH THE AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER EXTERIOR
Mr. Robb stated that the construction of the Air Traffic Control Tower was completed in
August 2008. Mr. Robb stated that the exterior of the tower is starting to deteriorate.
PRESIDENT DALGLEISH 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 MS. RAU,
AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
TO PREPARE PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR AND SOLICIT FOR AND
OPEN BIDS TO REFURBISH THE AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER.

PURCHASE OF NEW TRACTOR
Mr. Robb stated that the purchase of the new tractor (New Holland T-6.145 Cab, 4WD) will
replace Tractor 4 that was purchased in October 2006. Mr. Robb stated that the maintenance
of Tractor 4 is becoming costly. PRESIDENT DALGLEISH 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. B. HANKINS, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO
AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO PURCHASE A NEW TRACTOR
FROM THE LOUISIANA STATE CONTRACT.

SELF CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS (SCBA) EQUIPMENT
Mr. Robb stated that the Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Equipment exceeded
its useful life and is in need of being replaced. PRESIDENT DALGLEISH 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.
RAU, SECONDED BY MR. NABOURS, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO
AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO PREPARE SPECIFICATIONS
FOR AND ADVERTISE FOR AND OPEN BIDS FOR AND ISSUE A PURCHASE
ORDER FOR THE PURHCASE OF SELF CONTAINED BREATHING
APPARATUS (SCBA) EQUIPMENT.

LEASE – LUKE’S RV SALES & SERVICE
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
DALGLEISH 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. NABOURS, 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.

LEASE – GREENSCAPE HORTICULTURE
Mr. Robb stated that the lease premises (approximately 1 acre) shall be limited exclusively
for a lay down area for various horticulture items. PRESIDENT DALGLEISH 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.
NABOURS, SECONDED BY MR. GOBERT, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO
ADOPT A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO ENTER INTO A
LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN CHENNAULT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
AUTHORITY AND GREENSCAPE HORTICULTURE.

SURPLUS EQUIPMENT
Mr. Robb stated that the surplus equipment consists of a JLG 800AJ 2WD Drive Hilift
which was purchased in September 2001 and a New Holland TSH5A Tractor with Cab
which was purchased in January 2006. Mr. Robb stated that there will be a minimum bid
amount assigned to the items. PRESIDENT DALGLEISH 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. NABOURS,
SECONDED BY MR. B. HANKINS, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO
DECLARE EQUIPMENT AS SURPLUS AND AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE
DIRECTOR TO ADVERTISE, OPEN BIDS AND AWARD CONTRACT(S) TO SELL
THE ITEMS TO THE HIGH BIDDER(S) OR TO NEGOTIATE A SALE IF BID(S)
ARE DETERMINED TO BE UNREASONABLY LOW.

SERVICE AGREEMENT – DBT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES
Mr. Robb stated that the localizer, glideslope and outer markers comprise the Instrument
Landing System along with the non-directional beacon and Automated Weather Observation
System. Mr. Robb stated that the Navaids are important systems that must be maintained by
the airport. PRESIDENT DALGLEISH 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 MS.
RAU, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE
DIRECTOR TO ENTER INTO A FIVE YEAR MAINTENANCE SERVICE
CONTRACT WITH DBT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FOR SERVICES FOR
THE LOCALIZER, GLIDESLOPE, OUTER MARKER, NON-DIRECTIONAL
BEACON, AND AUTOMATED WEATHER OBSERVATION SYSTEM WITH
THREE DISPLAYS.

ADJOURNMENT
PRESIDENT DALGLEISH 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. NABOURS, SECONDED BY MR. GOBERT, AND
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO ADJOURN THE MEETING. With no further
business to come before the Commissioners, President Dalgleish declared the meeting
adjourned at 5:39 p.m.

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