/, Minutes/February 21, 2018 – Regular Board Meeting Minutes

MINUTES OF THE
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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. Joseph Delafield, Attorney
Mrs. Brenda Delafield
Mr. Jonathan Farmer, KSA Inc.
Mr. Louis Todd, Todd & Associates
Mr. Peter O’Carroll, O’Carroll Group
Mr. Josh Arnold, Centerra Group
Mr. Joe Torres, Million Air of Lake Charles
Dr. Neil Aspinwall, SOWELA
Mr. Tony Guillory, CPPJ
Mr. Dennis Scott, 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. ADD: Item #17 (A) – Discuss and take appropriate
action to adopt a Resolution authorizing the President to enter into a lease agreement
between Chennault International Airport Authority and a proposed MRO tenant which the
name will be announced at a later date. Item #17 (B) – Motion to enter into Executive
Session to discuss personnel matters. Item #17 (C) – Motion to return to Regular Session.
AMEND: Item #9 – Discuss and take appropriate action to authorize the purchase of
insurance policies from Todd & Associates for general liability, public officials liability,
automobile, workers compensation, and property and liability coverages for the year
commencing March 1, 2018. Item #12 – Discuss and take appropriate action to authorize
the Executive Director to award a contract to the responsible low bidder, Air Conduit LLC,
in the amount of $51,288.00 for Hangar “G” Indoor Heater Equipment Installation.
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 APPROVE THE PROPOSED AGENDA AS
AMENDED.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/REPORTS
Mr. Robb reported that the senior staff attended the FAA Annual Conference in Fort Worth,
Texas and Chennault was selected as the 2017 Louisiana Airport of the Year. Mr. Robb
reported that he and Mr. Theunissen attended the LABI Annual conference luncheon in
Baton Rouge.

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 MR. GOBERT, AND
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE JANUARY 17,
2018 REGULAR MEETING.

EXCESS REVENUE CERTIFICATES OF
INDEBTEDNESS, SERIES 2018
Mr. Robb stated that at this time I would like to turn it over to Mr. Jay Delafield. Mr.
Delafield stated that the Resolution in front of you is authorizing the issuance of the bonds.
Mr. Delafield stated that he recommends the adoption of this resolution and we intend to
close the transaction on March 1, 2018. Mr. Delafield stated that we will deliver the
certificates of indebtedness to IberiaBank and at that time, we will fund $6.6 million into a
construction account, which will construct the new golf course. Mr. Delafield stated that
immediately upon completion of that particular golf course, the old course will be shut down
and title will be transferred to the Authority. 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
ADOPT A RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR ISSUANCE, SALES AND DELIVERY
OF $6,725,000 EXCESS REVENUE CERTIFICATES OF INDEBTEDNESS OF
CHENNAULT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY, STATE OF
LOUISIANA, SERIES 2018; CONFIRMING THE SALES THEREOF BY
NEGOTIATION TO IBERIABANK; AND PROVIDING FOR PAYMENT OF
PRINCIPAL THEREOF INTEREST THEREOF.

ESCROW AGREEMENT
Mr. Robb stated the Escrow Agreement will assist the City, the Authority, MC Golf and
Argent Trust with their respective privileges, duties and responsibilities in connection with
the relocation of the City’s public 18 hole golf course facility to the MC Golf Development.
PRESIDENT DALGLEISH ASKED IF THERE WAS ANY INPUT FROM THE
PUBLIC. LET THE RECORD SHOW THAT MR. TONY GUILLORY ASKED IF
ANY OF THIS IS ANY PART OF THE CITY TAX PAYER FUNDS. MR. ROBB
STATED NO, THIS IS CHENNAULT’S BOND. MOTION WAS MADE BY MR. A.
HANKINS, SECONDED BY MRS. RAU AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO
ADOPT A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO ENTER INTO AN
ESCROW AGREEMENT PURSUANT TO 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 ARGENT TRUST.

INSURANCE POLICIES
Mr. Robb stated before I turn it over to Louis Todd, we did advertise and we received one
input. Mr. Robb stated that Zurich has been a good partner and claim experience has been
good in the past. Mr. Todd stated that there are a couple of things I would like to point out.
Mr. Todd stated that in January, I gave renewal figures and they were based on the same
numbers that were used in 2017. Mr. Todd stated that there has been a few changes to my
numbers from what was proposed in January mostly because of the changes in the property
values. Mr. Todd stated that he did get a quote from another carrier, Starr, for property
insurance. Mr. Todd stated that Starr is a little less than Zurich and I did a comparison
between the two companies. Mr. Todd stated that it is in the best interest of Chennault to
stay with Zurich. Mr. Todd stated that he still collaborating with Mrs. Phyllis Thibodeaux.
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 AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASE
OF ALL INSURANCE POLICIES AS QUOTED AND ZURICH FOR THE
PROPERTY INSURANCE FROM TODD & ASSOCIATES FOR GENERAL
LIABILITY, PUBLIC OFFICIALS LIABILITY, AUTOMOBILE, PROPERTY, AND
WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COVERAGES FOR THE YEAR COMMENCING
MARCH 1, 2018.

HANGAR “F” CHILLER PUMP/MOTOR REFURB
Mr. Robb stated that three bids were received and Calcasieu Mechanical Contractors, Inc. is
the responsible low bidder. Mr. Robb stated that it is the engineer’s recommendation to
award the contract to Calcasieu Mechanical Contractors, Inc. in the amount of $74,960.00.
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. NABOURS, AND
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO
AWARD A CONTRACT TO THE RESPONSIBLE LOW BIDDER, CALCASIEU
MECHANICAL CONTRACTORS, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF $74,960.00 FOR
HANGAR “F” CHILLER PUMP/MOTOR REFURB.

RECONSTRUCT RUNWAY 33 BLAST PAD
Mr. Robb stated that five bids were received and Williams Equipment Services, LLC is the
responsible low bidder. Mr. Robb stated that it is the engineer’s recommendation to award
the contract to Williams Equipment Services, LLC in the amount of $299,954.00.
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. A. HANKINS, SECONDED BY MR. B. HANKINS,
AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
TO AWARD A CONTRACT TO THE RESPONSIBLE LOW BIDDER WILLIAMS
EQUIPMENT SERVICES, LLC, IN THE AMOUNT OF $299,954.00 FOR THE
PROJECT TO RECONSTRUCT RUNWAY 33 BLAST PAD.

HANGAR “G” INDOOR HEATER
EQUIPMENT INSTALLATION
Mr. Robb stated that three bids were received and Air Conduit LLC is the responsible low
bidder. Mr. Robb stated that it is the engineer’s recommendation to award the contract to
Air Conduit LLC. in the amount of $51,288.00. 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. NABOURS, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO
AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO AWARD A CONTRACT TO THE
RESPONSIBLE LOW BIDDER, AIR CONDUIT, LLC, IN THE AMOUNT OF
$51,288.00 HANGAR “G” INDOOR HEATER EQUIPMENT INSTALLATION.

LEASE – LUKE’S RV SALES & SERVICE
Mr. Robb stated that Luke’s RV Sales & Service is leasing the concrete slab at Site 1 and up
to 100,000 square feet of surrounding grass area and would like to renew the lease for a one
year period. Mr. Robb also stated that the National Guard is amenable to the non-military
use of the property since there is an out clause written in the lease. 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 ADOPT A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING
THE PRESIDENT TO ENTER INTO A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN
CHENNAULT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY AND LUKE’S RV
SALES & SERVICE.

AUDIT SERVICES AGREEMENT
Mr. Robb stated that we received a proposal from Stulb and Associates for a three year
period at a rate of $7,900.00 per year. Mr. Robb reported that it is the staff’s
recommendation to accept the proposal from Stulb and Associates. 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. B. HANKINS, AND CARRIED
UNANIMOUSLY TO AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO ENTER
INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH STULB AND ASSOCIATES FOR THE AUDIT OF
THE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR A THREE YEAR PERIOD.

LANDLOCKED AVIATION SERVICES
Mr. Robb stated that Landlocked Aviation Services is requesting a rent abatement
commencing on February 1, 2018 for a six month period. Mr. Robb stated that the
justification is that Landlocked renovated the floors, doors, walls and painted the Hangar “F”
office spaces; utility bills ran well over budget due to heaters that were not operating
properly; and unforeseen rental of additional portable heaters to keep up in the freezing
weather. 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 AUTHORIZE THE
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO ABATE THE MONTHLY RENT PAYMENTS FOR
LANDLOCKED AVIATION SERVICES FOR A SIX MONTH PERIOD
BEGINNING FEBRUARY 1, 2018.

AIRCRAFT TUG – PURCHASE
Mr. Robb stated that the purchase of a more compact tug is at the request of Landlocked
Aviation Services. Mr. Robb stated that the current tug is too large for 737/A320 aircraft.
Mr. Robb also stated that the current tug is part of the Hangar “H” equipment.
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 SPECIFICATIONS FOR AND ADVERTISE FOR AND OPEN BIDS FOR
THE PURCHASE OF A SMALL AIRCRAFT TUG.

AIRFIELD LIGHTING REHABILITATION – PROJECT #2
CHANGE ORDER #2
Mr. Robb stated that the scope of work for the change order is to add temporary PAPI-4 and
Distance Remaining Signs to Taxiway Alpha serving as Temporary Runway 16-34 during
the primary runway construction project. Mr. Robb stated that this a safety issue and
recommends approval of the change order. 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
AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO APPROVE CHANGE ORDER #2
FOR THE AIRFIELD LIGHTING REHABILITATION – PROJECT #2.

LEASE – MRO TENANT
Mr. Robb stated that the proposed lease with a MRO tenant will be for an initial term of ten
years with three five year options for renewal. Mr. Robb stated that leased premises will be
Hangar “D”, Hangar “A”, Administration Building, and the GSE 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. NABOURS, SECONDED BY MR. GUILLORY, AND
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO ADOPT A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE
PRESIDENT TO ENTER INTO A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN CHENNAULT
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY AND A PROPOSED MRO TENANT
WHICH THE NAME WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT A LATER DATE.

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. NABOURS, SECONDED BY MR. B. HANKINS,
AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO ENTER INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO
DISCUSS PERSONNEL MATTERS. The commissioners began the Executive Session at
5:54 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 6:10 p.m. with no action taken during the Executive
Session.

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 6:10 p.m.

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