Notice of Meeting
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE GALVESTON WHARVES
Regular Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, May 28, 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

A.3.

Pledge of Allegiance

B.

DECLARATION OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST BY TRUSTEE

C.

PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

C.1.

Comments from the Public

D.

GENERAL BUSINESS

D.1.

Approval of the Minutes of the Board of Trustees

E.

BUSINESS ITEMS

E.1.

Consider Approval of Non-Federal Sponsorship Partnership to Provide Local Match for Galveston Harbor Channel Extension Project

Documents:
  1. E.1.pdf
E.2.

Consider and Approve Employee Handbook Revised 2019

Documents:
  1. E.2.pdf
 
E.3.

Consider and Approve Disaster Recovery Contract Amendments with Cotton Commercial USA, Inc. and Belfor USA, Inc. For Disaster Restoration of Operation Services Through the Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN)

Documents:
  1. E.3.pdf
E.4.

Discuss and Consider Approval of Delegation of Authority to the Port Director to Incur Early Capital Investment Expenditures for the Cruise Terminal 3 Pier 10 Project in Anticipation of the Signing of the Ground Lease Agreement with RCCL. The Early Start of Engineering and Site Preparation Work will allow the Port to be in Line with RCCL's Aggressive Development Schedule for this Project

Documents:
  1. E.4.pdf
E.5.

Consider and Approve Relocating the Regular Monthly Board Meetings from City Hall to the Port of Galveston Offices Effective June 25, 2019

Documents:
  1. E.5.pdf
E.6.

Consider and Approve New Logo Design for the Galveston Wharves

Documents:
  1. E.6.pdf
E.7.

Discuss and Consider Approval of Proposed Amendment to Article VI of the Bylaws of the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves

Documents:
  1. E.7.pdf
F.

COMMENTS FROM THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

G.

SET DATE OF NEXT BOARD MEETING, TIME AND LOCATION

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Room 204 - City Hall
H.

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.

3:00 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2019


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Rodger Rees, Port Director/CEO

Please Note

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


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