Notice of Meeting
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE GALVESTON WHARVES
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 10:00 a.m.
Room 204 - City Hall
823 Rosenberg Avenue, Galveston, TX 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, Jr.
Trustee Todd P.  Sullivan
Trustee/Mayor James D. Yarbrough
Rodger Rees, Port Director/CEO
Anthony P. Brown, Port Attorney

Regular Monthly Meeting

A.

CALL TO ORDER

A.1.

Roll Call

A.2.

Declaration of Quorum

B.

Declaration of Conflicts of Interest By Trustee

C.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

D.

BUSINESS ITEMS

D.1.

Consider Acceptance of the Galveston Wharves (Port and the Galveston Port Facilities Corporation (GPFC) Consolidated Financial Audit, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), and the Federal Single Audit Report

Documents:
  1. D.1.pdf
D.2.

Discuss and Consider Resolution Approving the Galveston Wharves Investment Policy Following the Annual Review as Required by the Public Funds Investment Act

Documents:
  1. D.2.pdf
D.3.

Discuss and Consider Approval of Second Amendment to Lease and Development Agreement with Del Monte Fresh Produce, N.A. Inc.

Documents:
  1. D.3.pdf
D.4.

Consider and Approve Motion to Waive Galveston Wharves Human Resources Policy 2008 Leave of Absence Provision for Merlin Hall and Extend his Leave of Absence Through June 27, 2019

Documents:
  1. D.4.pdf
D.5.

Discuss and Consider Approval of Confidential Settlement Agreement Resolving Lawsuit Filed Under 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

Documents:
  1. D.5.pdf
D.6.

Consider and Approve the Employee Handbook

Documents:
  1. D.6.pdf
D.7.

Discuss and Consider Port of Galveston 2019 State Legislative Agenda

Documents:
  1. D.7.pdf
E.

COMMENTS FROM THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

F.

SET DATE OF NEXT BOARD MEETING, TIME AND LOCATION

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 204, City Hall 823 Rosenberg, Galveston, TX 77550
G.

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.

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