Notice of Meeting
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE GALVESTON WHARVES
Workshop
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 9:00 a.m.
Room 204 - City Hall
823 Rosenberg, Galveston, Texas

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

C.1.

Comments from the Public

D.

PORT DIRECTOR’S REPORT

E.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

E.1.

Discussion on Recommendations From Executive Committee on Employee Handbook

E.2.

Discussion on Del Monte Lease Extension

E.3.

Discussion on Ground Lease with Royal Caribbean Cruise, Ltd.

E.4.

Discuss Organizational Chart

E.5.

Discuss Galveston Historical Foundation Improvements

E.6.

Discuss and Consider Port of Galveston 2019 State Legislative Agenda

F.

ANNOUNCE GOING INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION PURSUANT TO TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE

Section 551.071 - Consultation with Attorney
a. Seek or receive advice on Legislative Agenda approved by the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves
b.  Civil Action No: 3:18-cv-69; Carmen Parker vs. Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves; in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas – Galveston Division

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

Section 551.072 - Real Estate
a. Del-Monte Lease Extension 
b. Update Status on Ground Lease with Royal Caribbean Cruise Ltd. 
 
Section 551.087 – Economic Development Negotiation
a. Discuss or Deliberate the 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
b. Update Status on Channel Extension Project with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


ADJOURNMENT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION

G.

RECONVENE WORKSHOP

H.

COMMENTS FROM THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES ON WORKSHOP ITEMS

I.

SET DATE OF NEXT WORKSHOP MEETING, TIME AND LOCATION

Tuesday, April 23, 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.

8:00 a.m., Saturday, March 23, 2019


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Rodger Rees, Port Director/CEO

Modified at the request of Chairman O'Rourke

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.