Notice of Meeting
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE GALVESTON WHARVES
Workshop
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 8:30 a.m.
Room 204 - City Hall
823 Rosenberg, Galveston, Texas 77550

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Chairman E. L. “Ted” O’Rourke
Vice Chairman Albert P. Shannon
Trustee Elizabeth Beeton
Trustee Richard D. DeVries
Trustee Harry D. Maxwell
Trustee Todd P. Sullivan
Trustee/Mayor James D. Yarbrough
Rodger Rees, Port Director/CEO
Anthony P. Brown, Port Attorney

WORKSHOP AGENDA

A.

CALL TO ORDER

A.1. Roll Call
A.2. Declaration of Quorum
B.

DECLARATION OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST BY TRUSTEE

C.

PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Presentation by Frost Bank
  • Presentation by Galveston Historical Foundation
C.1.

Comments from the Public

D.

FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT - CONSENT AGENDA

 
-Consider Board and Staff Expense Reports
-Consider Financial Statements
-Accept Port Investments Report
-Accept Bank Reconciliation Report and Schedule of Restricted Fun 
 Balances Report
-Accept Cash Flow Projections
-Accept Monthly Delinquent Accounts Receivable Analysis
- Accept Vendor Check Register Report
- Consider Trade Development 
E.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

E.1.

Update on the Status of Progress on FEMA Projects

E.2.

Discuss Resolution Concerning Coastal Barrier Feasibility Study and USACE Tentatively Selected Plan

E.3.

Discussion on Walkway to CT1

E.4.

Update on Organizational Chart

E.5.

Discuss Board of Trustees Travel for 2019


F.

ANNOUNCE GOING INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION PURSUANT TO TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE

-Section 551.071 – Consultation with Attorney
a. Seek or Receive Advice

-Section 551.072 – Real Property

a. Discuss issues relating to value of real property owned and Operated by Port:
-Gulf Copper
-Rail Property

-Section 551.074 – Personnel

a.  Deliberate the Appointment, Employment, Evaluation, Reassignment, or Duties of a Public Officer or Employee, Including Without Limitation the Port Director/CEO

-Section 551.087 – Economic Development Negotiation
   
a.  Discuss or Deliberate Regarding Commercial or Financial Information Received from a Business Prospect Seeking to Locate, Stay, or Expand at the Port of Galveston, or Deliberate the Offer of a Financial or Other Incentive to such a Business Prospect

ADJOURNMENT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION




G.

RECONVENE WORKSHOP

H.

COMMENTS FROM THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

I.

SET DATE OF NEXT WORKSHOP MEETING, TIME AND LOCATION

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at 8:30 a.m., in Room 204, City Hall 823 Rosenberg, Galveston, TX 77550
J.

ADJOURNMENT

THE ITEMS LISTED FOR THE CONSENT AGENDA ARE CONSIDERED ROUTINE AND WILL NOT BE DISCUSSED UNLESS A TRUSTEE DESIRES TO DISCUSS – AS IS THE CASE, THAT SUCH ITEM WILL BE REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA AND CONSIDERED PRIOR TO THE REGULAR AGENDA ITEMS. AS USED IN THIS NOTICE, THE TERM “EXECUTIVE SESSION” MEANS A “CLOSED MEETING” AS DEFINED IN TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE CHAPTER 551, THE OPEN MEETINGS ACT. THE BOARD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ADJOURN INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION AT ANY TIME DURING THE COURSE OF THIS MEETING TO DISCUSS ANY SUBJECT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY SUBJECT APPEARING ON THIS AGENDA, AS AUTHORIZED BY THE OPEN MEETINGS ACT. FOLLOWING ANY EXECUTIVE SESSION, THE BOARD IN OPEN SESSION MAY TAKE A FINAL ACTION, DECISION, OR VOTE ON A MATTER DELIBERATED IN EXECUTIVE SESSION, AS AUTHORIZED BY THE OPEN MEETINGS ACT.

4:00 p.m.,  Friday, January 25, 2019


____________________________________
Rodger Rees, Port Director/CEO


Please Note




Members of the City Council may be attending and participating in discussion.


IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA), PERSONS IN NEED OF A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHALL, WITHIN THREE (3) DAYS PRIOR TO ANY PROCEEDING, CONTACT THIS OFFICE, 123 ROSENBERG AVENUE, 8TH FLOOR, GALVESTON, TEXAS 77550 (409-766-6105) TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION.