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MINUTES OF THE
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING
Wednesday, March 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. Jonald J. Walker, III, Vice President
Mr. Andrew D. Hankins, Secretary/Treasurer
Mr. James G. Gobert, Commissioner
Mr. Bill Hankins, Commissioner
Mr. Kenneth W. Nabours, Commissioner
Mrs. Denise Rau, Commissioner

Others Present:
Mr. Randy Robb, Executive Director
Mr. Gerald Theunissen, Consultant
Mr. Robert Kleinschmidt, Legal Counsel
Ms. Loretta Hanks, Director of Finance
Mr. John McMullen, Director of Maintenance
Mr. Madwight Gallien, Director of Operations
Ms. Andrea LaFleur, Executive/Recording Secretary
Mr. Michael Flatt, Northrop Grumman
Mr. Joe Torres, Million Air of Lake Charles
Ms. Paulette Moss, IMCAL
Mr. Walter Council, IMCAL
Mr. Byron Ownens, CI² Aviation Inc.

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 the same; i.e. AMENDED: Item #11 – Discuss and take
appropriate action to authorize the Executive Director to enter into a contract with the
responsible low bidder, Gould Southern in the amount of $682,476.00 for the project to
Supply & Install RFID Antennas at Northrop Grumman. Item # 12 – Discuss and take
appropriate action to authorize the Executive Director to enter into a contract with the
responsible low bidder, John D. Myers & Associates, Inc., in the amount $45,540.00 for
Building 1 Restroom Renovation. 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 MR. NABOURS, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO APPROVE
THE PROPOSED AGENDA AS AMENDED.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/REPORTS
Mr. Robb reported that the Chennault staff completed the mandatory Wildlife Training on
March 6, 2017. Mr. Robb reported that the State Sponsored Pavement Condition Index
(PCI) was completed on March 15, 2017 with the report to follow. Mr. Robb reported that
Chennault exhibited at the Ft. Polk Job Fair. Mr. Robb reported that we received a Market
Study Update via conference call and based upon the discussion we terminated the additional
study elements. Mr. Robb reported that we entered into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement
with the City of Lake Charles for the tree removal from the Mallard Cove Golf Course area
nearest the runway. Mr. Robb reported that the Executive Staff met with the FAA in Ft.
Worth and met our new Project Manager and other Airport Division personnel.

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. GOBERT, SECONDED BY MR. NABOURS, AND
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE FEBRUARY
15, 2017 REGULAR MEETING.

REGULAR BOARD MEETING DATE CHANGE
Mr. Robb stated the purpose of the change in the date for the Regular Board Meeting is due
to the schedule of the Paris Airshow Trade Show. Mr. Robb stated that Chennault supports
Louisiana Department of Economic Development at this event; at their request.
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. B. HANKINS,
AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO CHANGE THE DATE OF THE JUNE 2017
REGULAR BOARD MEETING OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS FROM
JUNE 21, 2017 TO JUNE 14, 2017.

COMPENSATORY TIME THRESHOLD
Mr. Robb stated that the current compensatory time threshold is 40 hours and we are
requesting the threshold to be increased to 80 hours. Mr. Robb stated that Chennault
maintenance and operations personnel are required for the airshow to maintain security and
proper airport operations. Mr. Robb also stated that there are upcoming projects that require
additional work hours due to the magnitude of the projects. Mr. Robb stated that the
increase in the threshold will enable us to remain in budget with overtime costs.
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. A. HANKINS, SECONDED BY MR. B.
HANKINS, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE
DIRECTOR TO INCREASE THE ACCRUAL THRESHOLD FOR
COMPENSATORY TIME FROM 40 HOURS TO 80 HOURS UNTIL JUNE 30, 2018.

REALLIETY CHALLENGE –
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 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 ENTER
INTO A SPECIAL EVENT LEASE BETWEEN CHENNAULT INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT AUTHORITY AND REALLIETY ATHLETIC PRODUCTIONS, LLC
FOR THE REALLIETY CHALLENGE THE WEEKEND OF APRIL 8, 2017.
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 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 MRS. RAU, SECONDED
BY MR. A. 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 8, 2017 AT CHENNAULT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY.
RFID ANTENNAS AT NORTHROP GRUMMAN

SUPPLY & INSTALL
Mr. Robb stated that one bid was received for the project to Supply and Install RFID
Antennas at Northrop Grumman. Mr. Robb stated that the bid is within budget and
recommend awarding the contract to Gould Southern in the amount of $682,476.00.
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 AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE
DIRECTOR TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH THE RESPONSIBLE LOW
BIDDER, GOULD SOUTHERN, IN THE AMOUNT OF $682,476.00 FOR THE
PROJECT TO SUPPLY AND INSTALL RFID ANTENNAS AT NORTHROP
GRUMMAN.

BUILDING 1 RESTROOM RENOVATIONS
Mr. Robb stated that bids were received for Building 1 Restroom Renovations. Mr. Robb
stated that the low responsible bidder is John D. Myers & Associates, Inc. in the amount of
$45,540.00. Mr. Robb stated that it is the recommendation from Vincent & Shows
Architects to award the contract to John D. Myers & Associates. 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 MRS. RAU, SECONDED BY MR. NABOURS, AND
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO
ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH THE RESPONSIBLE LOW BIDDER, JOHN D.
MYERS & ASSOCIATES, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $45,540.00 FOR BUILDING
1 RESTROOM RENOVATION.

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 5:19 p.m.

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