/, Minutes/October 18, 2017 – Regular Board Meeting Minutes

MINUTES OF THE
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING
Wednesday, October 18, 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. Rico Guillory, Sr., Commissioner
Mr. Bill Hankins, Commissioner
Mr. Kenneth W. Nabours, Commissioner

Commissioners Absent:
Mr. Andrew D. Hankins, Vice President
Mrs. Denise Rau, Secretary/Treasurer

Others Present:
Mr. Randy Robb, Executive Director
Mr. Gerald Theunissen, Consultant
Mr. Robert Kleinschmidt, Legal Counsel
Ms. Loretta Hanks, Director of Finance
Mr. Madwight Gallien, Director of Operations
Mr. John McMullen, Director of Maintenance
Ms. Andrea LaFleur, Executive Assistant/Recording Secretary
Dr. Neil Aspinwall, Sowela Technical Community College
Mr. Wejee Lechtenberg, Lechtenberg Consulting
Mr. Tony Guillory, CPPJ

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. AMEND: Item #8 – Discuss and take appropriate
action to authorize the Executive Director to award a contract to the responsible low bidder,
Pat Williams Construction, LLC, in the amount of $2,514,000.00 for Louisiana Millwork
Administration/Warehouse Building. 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. B. HANKINS,
SECONDED BY MR. NABOURS, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO APPROVE
THE PROPOSED AGENDA AS AMENDED.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/REPORTS
Mr. Robb reported that the Operations Department met with David Darbone, SOWELA, to
discuss moving SOWELA’s newly painted 727-200 from Hangar “F” to SOWELA’s
parking lot for the November 2nd Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Mr. Robb reported that the
ongoing projects are on schedule and within budget. Mr. Robb reported that we submitted
the TIGER Grant Application for the Multi-Modal Warehouse to be located at Site 5. Mr.
Robb reported that he attended the Aerospace Conference in New Orleans, sponsored by the
Aviation Alliance.

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 SEPTEMBER
20, 2017 REGULAR MEETING.

CHENNAULT FACILITY MAIN SWITCH
GEAR UPGRADE
Mr. Robb stated that three bids were received for the Chennault Facility Main Switch Gear
Upgrade. Mr. Robb stated that the responsible low bidder is Lake Charles Electric
Company, LLC, in the amount of $799,723.00. Mr. Robb stated that it is the
recommendation of the engineer, Lechtenberg Consulting, to award the contract to Lake
Charles Electric Company, LLC. 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 AWARD A CONTRACT TO THE
RESPONSIBLE LOW BIDDER, LAKE CHARLES ELECTRIC COMPANY, LLC,
IN THE AMOUNT OF $799,723.00 FOR THE CHENNAULT FACILITY MAIN
SWITCH GEAR UPGRADE.

LOUISIANA MILLWORK ADMINISTRATION/
WAREHOUSE BUILDING
Mr. Robb stated that six bids were received for the Louisiana Millwork
Administration/Warehouse Building. Mr. Robb stated that the responsible low bidder is Pat
Williams Construction, LLC, in the amount of $2,514,000.00. Mr. Robb stated that it is the
recommendation of the architect, Vincent-Shows Architects, to award the contract to Pat
Williams Construction, LLC. 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 MR. GOBERT, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO
AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO AWARD A CONTRACT TO THE
RESPONSIBLE LOW BIDDER, PAT WILLIAMS CONSTRUCTION, LLC, IN THE
AMOUNT OF $2,514,000.00 FOR THE LOUISIANA MILLWORK
ADMINISTRATION/WAREHOUSE BUILDING.

HANGAR “F” HVAC CONTROLS UPGRADE
Mr. Robb stated that the project scope is to upgrade the HVAC controls to a modern system.
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 AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO
PREPARE PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR AND SOLICIT FOR AND OPEN
BIDS FOR HANGAR “F” HVAC CONTROLS UPGRADE.

HANGAR “B” TAIL DOOR REPLACEMENT – BAY 3
Mr. Robb stated that the tail door set screw mechanism failed, causing the door to release
and free fall. Mr. Robb stated that the door must be repaired and 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 MR. B. HANKINS, SECONDED BY MR. NABOURS,
AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
TO PREPARE PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS AND TO SOLICIT FOR AND TO
ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH THE RESPONSIBLE LOW BIDDER FOR
HANGAR “B” TAIL DOOR REPLACEMENT – BAY 3.

BACKFLOW PREVENTERS THROUGHOUT
THE FACILITY
Mr. Robb stated that the City adopted Ordinance No. 17916 on August 2, 2017 to meet the
regulatory requirement of the LAC 51: Part XII, Chapter 3. Mr. Robb stated that pursuant to
State requirements and City policy, all residential or commercial owners with domestic or
irrigation services one and a half (1 ½) inches or larger, and owners of any size fire service
are required to have or install a testable backflow prevention device downstream of the
service. 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. B. HANKINS, SECONDED BY MR.
GOBERT, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE
DIRECTOR TO PREPARE PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS AND TO SOLICIT
FOR AND TO OPEN BIDS FOR THE INSTALLATION OF BACKFLOW
PREVENTERS THROUGHOUT THE FACILITY.

SWEEPER TRUCK REPAIRS
Mr. Robb stated that the engine in the sweeper truck burned up from constant use and must
be replaced. Mr. Robb stated that the sweeper truck hours of operations are at least five days
a week for eight hours. 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
AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO SOLICIT PROPOSALS FOR
AND TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO THE LOW BIDDER FOR THE
SWEEPER TRUCK REPAIRS.

KSA INC. – AIRFIELD LIGHTING
REHABILITATION – PROJECT 2
Mr. Robb stated that the amendment to Task Order #CWF.006 is for the construction
administration, construction surveying, resident project representative, construction
materials testing and commissioning services for the Airfield Lighting Rehabilitation –
Project 2. 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 MR.
GUILLORY, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO AUTHORIZE THE
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO ENTER INTO AMENDMENT #1 TO TASK ORDER
#CWF.006 WITH KSA ALLIANCE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION
ADMINISTRATION, CONSTRUCTION SURVEYING, RESIDENT PROJECT
REPRESENTATIVE, CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS TESTING AND
COMMISSIONING SERVICES FOR THE AIRFIELD LIGHTING
REHABILITATION – PROJECT 2.

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

EXECUTIVE SESSION
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. B. HANKINS, SECONDED BY MR. NABOURS,
AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO ENTER INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO
DISCUSS EMPLOYEE MATTERS PERTAINING TO RANDY ROBB. The
commissioners began the Executive Session at 5:22 p.m.

REGULAR SESSION
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. B. HANKINS, SECONDED BY MR. NABOURS,
AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO RECONVENE THE REGULAR SESSION.
The Regular Session was reconvened at 6:09 p.m. with no action taken during the Executive
Session.

CHENNAULT PERSONNEL & PERSONNEL
POLICIES COMMITTEE
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. B. HANKINS, SECONDED BY MR. GUILLORY,
AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO ESTABLISH A COMMITTEE TO REVIEW
CHENNAULT PERSONNEL AND CHENNAULT PERSONNEL POLICIES.

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. GUILLORY, AND
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO ADJOURN THE MEETING. With no further
business to come before the Commissioners, President Dalgleish declared the meeting
adjourned at 6:12 p.m.

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