/, Minutes/April 18, 2018 – Regular Meeting Minutes

MINUTES OF THE
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING
Wednesday, April 18, 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. Gerald Theunissen, Consultant
Mr. Robert Kleinschmidt, Legal Counsel
Ms. Loretta Hanks, Director of Finance
Mr. John McMullen, Director of Maintenance
Ms. Andrea LaFleur, Executive Assistant/Recording Secretary
Mr. Jonathan Farmer, KSA
Mr. Mitch O’Neal, Operations Specialist
Mr. Josh Arnold, Centerra Group
Dr. Neil Aspinwall, SOWELA Technical Community College

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 Mrs. LaFleur announced the same; i.e. ADD: Item #16 (A) – Discuss and take
appropriate action to authorize the President to sign a Quitclaim Deed between the City of
Lake Charles, the Calcasieu Police Jury, Chennault International Airport Authority, and the
State of Louisiana for the use and benefit of the Board of Supervisors of the Louisiana
Community and Technical College 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.
NABOURS, SECONDED BY MRS. RAU, AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO
APPROVE THE PROPOSED AGENDA AS AMENDED.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/REPORTS
Mr. Theunissen reported that he had a conversation with Col. Melton and was very
impressed with all the things he is planning to do. Mr. Theunissen reported that he acquired
from the State a document that lists every elected official in the State from the lowest level
of officials to the highest along with two other documents that lists Legislatures and all the
officials in State Government for Col. Melton. Mr. Theunissen reported that there are couple
of events coming up, the Donkey Romp and the Elephant Stomp.

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. A. HANKINS,
AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE MARCH
19, 2018 SPECIAL MEETING, MARCH 21, 2018 REGULAR MEETING, MARCH
27, 2018 SPECIAL MEETING, AND APRIL 5, 2018 SPECIAL MEETING.

CHECKING ACCOUNT
Mrs. LaFleur stated that the resolution will authorize the newly appointed Executive Director
to sign on all checking accounts. 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 THE
CAPITAL ONE BANK PUBLIC RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AND DEFINING
PERSONS AUTHORIZED TO SIGN ON THE CHECKING ACCOUNTS AND TO
OPEN CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSITS EFFECTIVE APRIL 30, 2018.

CREDIT CARD
Mrs. LaFleur stated that Capital One Bank required that a Resolution be adopted authoring
the issuance of a credit card for W. Kevin Melton to use when traveling on Chennault
business. 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 ADOPT A RESOLUTION
AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A CAPITAL ONE CREDIT CARD.

SPECIAL TAX
Mrs. LaFleur stated that the CIAA millage rate is 5.45 mills. Mrs. LaFleur stated that the
resolution and affidavit must be adopted by the Board of Commissioners to levy the special
tax. 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, TO
ADOPT A RESOLUTION LEVYING THE SPECIAL TAX OF 5.45 MILLS ON THE
DOLLAR OF ASSESSED VALUATION ON ALL PROPERTY SUBJECT TO
TAXATION WITHIN THE LIMITS OF CALCASIEU PARISH, STATE OF
LOUISIANA, FOR TAX YEAR 2018, WITH THE FOLLOWING ROLL CALL

VOTE:
YEAS:
CHARLES K. DALGLEISH
DENISE RAU
ANDREW D. HANKINS
RICO GUILLORY
JAMES GOBERT
BILL HANKINS
KENNETH W. NABOURS

NAYS: NONE
ABSTAINING: NONE
ABSENT: NONE

ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT
MALLARD COVE PROPERTY
Mrs. LaFleur stated that the Environmental Assessment is a requirement of the FAA for any
property that Chennault acquires that will be incorporated in our Airport Layout Plan.
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
ENTER INTO TASK ORDER WITH KSA ALLIANCE TO PREPARE AN
ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR LAND ACQUISITION PROJECT
(MALLARD COVE PROPERTY).

EQUIPMENT SHED
Mr. McMullen stated that Chennault has been using the GSE Building to store our
equipment. Mr. McMullen stated that our new tenant has leased the GSE Building, therefore
we no longer have a covered area to protect our equipment. Mr. McMullen stated that we
are requesting to construct a 26,000 square foot Equipment Building over the old tennis
court slabs. 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
ADVERTISE FOR AND OPEN BIDS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN
EQUIPMENT SHED.

FIREWATER PUMPHOUSE #1 & #2 –
INSPECTION OF THE INTERIOR TANKS
Mr. McMullen stated that the four tanks will be inspected and it is also a 5 year NFPA 25
requirement. 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 AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE
DIRECTOR TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT TO INSPECT THE INTERIOR
OF THE TANKS AT FIREWATER PUMPHOUSE #1 & #2.

FIREWATER PUMPHOUSE #1 & #2 –
RECOAT THE INTERIOR TANKS
Mr. McMullen stated that the four tanks will be cleaned out and recoated on the interior.
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 AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO
PREPARE PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR AND TO ADVERTISE FOR AND
OPEN BIDS FOR FIREWATER PUMPHOUSE #1 & #2 INTERIOR TANK
RECOAT PROJECT.

HANGAR “E” PAINT HANGAR UPGRADE
Mrs. LaFleur stated that bids were received for Hangar “E” Paint Hangar Upgrade. Mrs.
LaFleur stated that it is the recommendation of Liprie Engineering to award the contract the
responsible low bidder, Alfred Palma, LLC, in the amount of $2,893,200.00 for Hangar “E”
Paint Hangar Upgrade. 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 AUTHORIZE THE
PRESIDENT TO AWARD A CONTRACT TO THE RESPONSIBLE LOW BIDDER,
ALFRED PALMA, LLC, IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,893,200.00 FOR HANGAR “E”
PAINT HANGAR UPGRADE.

UTILITY RIGHT OF WAY –
LOUISIANA MILLWORK ADMINISTRATION/
WAREHOUSE BUILDING
Mrs. LaFleur stated that Entergy needs a right of way for the utility corridor for the
Louisiana Millwork Administration/Warehouse Building for an electrical utility pole.
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 ADOPT A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE
PRESIDENT TO ENTER INTO A SERVITUDE AGREEMENT WITH ENTERGY
GRANTING A RIGHT OF WAY FOR THE UTILITY CORRIDOR FOR THE
LOUISIANA MILLWORK ADMINISTRATION/WAREHOUSE BUILDING.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CONSULTING SERVICES
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 AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO
RENEW THE CONTRACT WITH GERALD THEUNISSEN FOR A ONE YEAR
PERIOD BEGINNING JULY 1, 2018 FOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
CONSULTING SERVICES.

QUITCLAIM DEED
Mrs. LaFleur stated that the purpose of the Quitclaim Deed is to allow SOWELA to overlay
a portion of Merganser Street within the SOWELA campus. 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. A. HANKINS, AND CARRIED
UNANIMOUSLY TO AUTHORIZE THE PRESIDENT TO SIGN A QUITCLAIM
DEED BETWEEN THE CITY OF LAKE CHARLES, THE CALCASIEU POLICE
JURY, CHENNAULT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY, AND THE
STATE OF LOUISIANA FOR THE USE AND BENEFIT OF THE BOARD OF
SUPERVISORS OF THE LOUISIANA COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL
COLLEGE SYSTEM.

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 5:23 p.m.

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