Notice of Meeting
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE GALVESTON WHARVES
Regular Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 10:30 a.m.
Council Chambers 2nd Floor - City Hall
832 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





A.

CALL TO ORDER

A.1.

Roll Call

A.2.

Declaration of Quorum

B.

DECLARATION OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST BY TRUSTEES

C.

GENERAL BUSINESS

C.1.

PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

C.1.a.

Presentation by Archer-Dainiels-Midland Company (ADM)

C.1.b.

Comments from the Public

C.2.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

C.2.a.

Minutes of the Annual Meeting of the of the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves Held Tuesday, July 31, 2018

C.2.b.

Minutes of the Regular Monthly Meeting of the of the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves Held Tuesday, July 31, 2018

D.

BUSINESS ITEMS

D.1.

Discuss and Consider Removal of Peter Simons from the List of Persons Authorized to Conduct Banking and Investment Transactions with Respect to All Port Banking and Investment Accounts and Approval of a New List of Persons to Conduct these Transactions Effective August 28, 2018

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

Discuss and Consider Closure of Port's Safe Deposit Box Located at Moody National Bank and Approval of a New List of Persons Authorized to Access the Safe Deposit Box Effective August 28, 2018

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

Consider an Addition of Harbor Maintenance Fees to Tariff, as well as Amendment of Wharfage Charges for Petroleum and/or Chemical Products, and Regulations and Fees for Transportation Network Companies to the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves Tariff Circular No. 6.

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

Discuss and Consider City Construction to Re-Open 23rd Street North of Harborside Drive, and the Pier 21 Lease and Development Agreement

E.

COMMENTS FROM THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES ON AGENDA ITEMS

F.

SET DATE OF NEXT BOARD MEETING, TIME AND LOCATION

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. in Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall 823 Rosenberg, Galveston TX 77553
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.


10:00 a.m., Friday, August 24, 2018


______________________________________
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.