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MINUTES OF THE
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING
Wednesday, December 20, 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
Mr. Bob Kleinschmidt, Legal Council
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. Mitch O’Neal, Operations Specialist
Mr. Peter O’Carroll, 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 Textron Aviation brought a Cessna Citation Longitude to Chennault
on December 1st and 2nd to perform Taxi testing at different speeds. Mr. Robb reported that
the projects are on schedule and within budget. Mr. Robb reported that the Air Cargo
Americas Trade Show in Miami was the best one that we attended to date and we have
several prospects that may be interested. Mr. Robb reported that he, Mr. Theunissen, and
Mr. Delafield attended the Bond Commission Meeting in Baton Rouge and our bond request
passed unanimously. Mr. Robb reported that we hosted a site visit to a potential tenant.

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. A. HANKINS, SECONDED BY MR. B. HANKINS,
AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE
NOVEMBER 15, 2017 REGULAR MEETING.

COOPERATIVE ENDEAVOR & LOCAL SERVICES AGREEMENT
Mr. Robb stated that Chennault’s liability on the golf course is $6.6 million but if the bids
come in less that will be the amount that we will bond out. Mr. Robb stated that the City
agreed upon completion of the golf course to deed the property that Mallard Cove currently
occupies to Chennault. Mr. Kleinschmidt stated that in Section 12 Reimbursement of the
agreement, we are required to put a non-appropriation clause either in the Promissory Note
or in the Cooperative Endeavor & Local Services Agreement. 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 WITH A
MAJORITY VOTE WITH MR. NABOURS ABSTAINING TO ADOPT A
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO ENTER INTO A
COOPERATIVE ENDEAVOR AND LOCAL SERVICES AGREEMENT AMONG
THE CITY OF LAKE CHARLES AND CHENNAULT INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT AUTHORITY AND MC GOLF DEVELOPMENT, L.L.C. AND
ARROZAL INVESTMENT PART A, LLC AND ARROZAL INVESTMENT PART C,
LLC, TO FACILITATE THE TRANSFER OF PROPERTY OWNED BY THE CITY
OF LAKE CHARLES AND OCCUPIED BY THE MALLARD COVE GOLF
COURSE TO THE AUTHORITY IN EXCHANGE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION
AND RELOCATION OF THE MORGANFIELD DEVELOPMENT.

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. GOBERT, SECONDED BY MR. B. HANKINS, AND
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO ENTER INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO
DISCUSS THREATENED LITIGATION AGAINST CHENNAULT
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY. The commissioners began the Executive
Session at 5:23 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. A. HANKINS,
AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO RECONVENE THE REGULAR SESSION.
The Regular Session was reconvened at 6:11 p.m. with no action taken during the Executive
Session.

LEGAL COUNCIL
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 MRS. RAU, SECONDED BY MR. NABOURS, AND
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO HIRE OUTSIDE LEGAL COUNCIL, JOHN
BRADFORD, TO SUPPORT IN A POTENTIAL LAW SUIT AND TO HELP
REWORK OUR POLICIES AND PROCEDURES.

FAMILY & YOUTH
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 MRS. RAU, SECONDED BY MR. GUILLORY, AND
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO CONTRACT WITH FAMILY AND YOUTH TO
DEVELOP AN EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) FOR CHENNAULT
AND TO IMPLEMENT AN ANNUAL STANDARD TRAINING PROGRAM NOT
EXCEED $15,000 PER YEAR.

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 6:15 p.m.

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