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MINUTES OF THE
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING
Wednesday, November 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. Andrew D. Hankins, Vice President
Mrs. Denise Rau, Secretary/Treasurer
Mr. James G. Gobert, Commissioner
Mr. Rico Guillory, Sr., Commissioner
Mr. Bill Hankins, Commissioner
Mr. Kenneth W. Nabours, Commissioner

Others Present:
Mr. Randy Robb, Executive Director
Mr. Gerald Theunissen, Consultant
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
Mr. Michael Flatt, Northrop Grumman
Mr. Joe Torres, Million Air of Lake Charles
Mr. Joel Davidson, NAI
Ms. Pam Doucet, O’Carroll Group

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 that Chennault received notice that we were not awarded the Tiger Grant.
Mr. Robb reported that the Air Cargo Americas event was the most productive event that we
had attended. Mr. Robb reported that AmeriJet is interested in a site visit. Mr. Robb
reported that he, Mr. Theunissen, and Mr. Delafield will be attending the Bond Commission
Meeting on November 16, 2017.
Mr. Dalgleish reported that the Air Cargo Americas Convention was very impressive and
that Chennault booth was very professional.

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 MRS. RAU, AND
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE OCTOBER
18, 2017 REGULAR MEETING AND THE OCTOBER 27, 2017 SPECIAL
MEETING.

AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER ELEVATOR REPAIR
Mr. Robb stated that the Air Traffic Control Tower elevator has been a problem for some
time and has become a safety hazard. Mr. Robb stated that the items to be replaced are the
Controls/all wiring/buttons everything except the cab, doors, rails, cables, and machine.
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 ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER FOR THE AIR TRAFFIC
CONTROL TOWER ELEVATOR REPAIR.

CHECKING ACCOUNT
Mr. Robb stated that he is requesting to add the Executive Assistant as a signer on the
Chennault accounts. 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.
B. HANKINS, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO ADOPT THE CAPITAL ONE
BANK PUBLIC RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AND DEFINING PERSONS
AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ON THE CHECKING ACCOUNTS AND TO OPEN
CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSITS EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 16, 2017.

LANDLOCKED AVIATION SERVICES
Mr. Robb stated that Landlocked Aviation Services requested a revision to their monthly
rent for the next two months (November 2017 and December 2017) Mr. Robb stated they
would like to pay $15,000 instead of $30,000 for November and December and will make up
the difference by paying $45,000 in the first quarter (January 2018 and February 2018).
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
REVISE LANDLOCKED AVIATION SERVICES MONTHLY LEASE PAYMENTS
FROM $30,000 TO $15,000 FOR NOVEMBER 2017 AND DECEMBER 2017 AND
LANDLOCKED AVIATION SERVICES WILL PAY $45,000 FOR JANUARY 2018
AND FEBRUARY 2018.

HANGAR “F” INSULATION REPLACEMENT
Mr. Robb stated that the insulation in Hangar “F” has deteriorated and is separating from the
wall of the hangar. Mr. Robb stated that there are also some areas where there is no
insulation. 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 AND TO SOLICIT
FOR AND TO OPEN BIDS FOR HANGAR “F” INSULATION REPLACEMENT.

AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER ROOF REPLACEMENT
Mr. Robb stated that the Air Traffic Control Tower’s current roof is a felt roof and is
deteriorating. Mr. Robb stated that this is a preventative maintenance for roof leaks. Mr.
Robb also stated that along with the roof replacement, there will be drainage improvements
done. 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 AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER ROOF
REPLACEMENT.

CARC PROPERTY
Mr. Robb stated that Joel Davidson is here and he represents CARC on the sale of their
property. Mr. Robb states that Chennault has purchased the majority of the property around
the CARC property. Mr. Robb stated that the CARC building flooded and the CARC staff is
no longer in the building. Mr. Davidson stated that the CARC staff dispersed throughout the
community at different properties and are trying to make a decision on whether or not to sale
the property or rebuild on the property. Mr. Robb stated that one of the reasons that we
wanted to bring it to the Board was to decide whether or not to purchase the property and
demolish the building. Mr. Robb stated that the site is 5.6 acres. 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. A. HANKINS,
AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO GET AN APPRAISAL ON THE CARC
PROPERTY.

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 5:20 p.m.

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