/, Minutes/May 17, 2017 – Regular Board Meeting Minutes

MINUTES OF THE
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING
Wednesday, May 17, 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
Ms. Paulette Moss, IMCAL
Mr. Walter Council, IMCAL

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. ADD: Item #11(A) – Discuss and take appropriate
action to authorize the Executive Director to prepare plans and specifications for and solicit
for and open bids for Hangar “A” Annex Flooring Project. 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 APPROVE THE PROPOSED AGENDA AS AMENDED.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/REPORTS
Mr. Robb reported that the Operations Department met with U.S. Coast Guard to review the
existing Memorandum of Understanding Agreement between Chennault Airport and the
U.S. Coast Guard that is in place for hurricane season and to discuss the possible use of
Hangar “G” as a safe haven for their search and rescue boats until they are able to go on a
mission after a hurricane. Mr. Robb reported that an airfield drainage assessment is being
performed because the airfield is holding water, although it is not a problem now but we
don’t want it to become one. Mr. Robb reported that he attended the AAAE Annual
Conference in Long Beach, California. Mr. Robb reported that he and Mr. Theunissen
attended the “Chamber Day” in Baton Rouge which was sponsored by the SWLA Economic
Development Alliance and sat through the committee meeting for the gas tax.
Mr. Theunissen gave a brief summary as to the items being discussed at the State level.

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 APRIL 19,
2017 REGULAR MEETING.

PUBLIC HEARING
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 OPEN THE PUBLIC HEARING ON THE
PROPOSED BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR COMMENCING JULY 1, 2017 AND
ENDING JUNE 30, 2018.

Mr. Robb presented a brief overview of the proposed budget for the Fiscal Year ending June
30, 2018. There were no comments from the public pertaining to the budget.

PRESIDENT DALGLEISH SOLICITED PUBLIC COMMENTS AND THERE
WERE NO COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC. MOTION WAS MADE BY MR.
NABOURS, SECONDED BY MR. B. HANKINS AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
TO CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED BUDGET FOR FISCAL
YEAR COMMENCING JULY 1, 2017 AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2018.

PROPOSED BUDGET
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 TO
AUTHORIZE THE PRESIDENT TO SIGN A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE
PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2018,
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:
CHARLES K. DALGLEISH
JONALD J. WALKER, III
ANDREW D. HANKINS
JAMES G. GOBERT
BILL HANKINS
KENNETH W. NABOURS
DENISE RAU

NAYS: NONE
ABSTAINING: NONE
ABSENT: NONE

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CONSULTING SERVICES
Mr. Robb stated that Mr. Theunissen’s current contract expires June 30, 2017 and is
recommending renewing the contract at the current hourly rate of $125.00. 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. A. HANKINS, AND
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO
RENEW THE CONTRACT WITH GERALD THEUNISSEN FOR A ONE YEAR
PERIOD BEGINNING JULY 1, 2017 FOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
CONSULTING SERVICES.

FAA GRANT – RUNWAY 15/33 REHABILITATION
Mr. Robb stated that the Resolution will authorize the Executive Director to accept the grant,
submit, reports, and sign reimbursement requests for the Runway 15/33 Rehabilitation.
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. A. HANKINS, SECONDED BY MRS. RAU, AND
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO ADOPT A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO ACCEPT A GRANT OFFER FROM THE FEDERAL
AVIATION ADMINISTRATION FOR THE RUNWAY 15/33 REHABILITATION,
AND TO SIGN ALL APPLICATIONS, FORMS, GRANT AGREEMENTS,
ASSURANCES, REPORTS AND REIMBURSEMENT REQUESTS ASSOCIATED
WITH THE GRANT.

DOTD GRANT – RUNWAY 15/33 REHABILITATION – PHASE 2
Mr. Robb stated that the Resolution will authorize the Executive Director to accept the grant,
submit reports, and sign reimbursement requests for the Runway 15/33 Rehabilitation –
Phase 2. 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 ADOPT A RESOLUTION
AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO ACCEPT A GRANT OFFER
FROM THE LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND
DEVELOPMENT FOR THE RUNWAY 15/33 REHABILITATION – PHASE 2, AND
TO SIGN ALL APPLICATIONS, FORMS, GRANT AGREEMENTS, ASSURANCES,
REPORTS AND REIMBURSEMENT REQUESTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE
GRANT.

HANGAR “A” ANNEX FLOORING PROJECT
Mr. Robb stated that the Hangar “A” Annex Flooring Project has been revised to a smaller
scope than what was previously thought that needed to be done to fix the moisture issue
causing the problem with 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 MR.
GOBERT, SECONDED BY MRS. RAU, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO
AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO PREPARE PLANS AND
SPECIFICATIONS FOR AND SOLICIT FOR AND OPEN BIDS FOR HANGAR “A”
ANNEX FLOORING PROJECT.

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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