Notice of Meeting
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE GALVESTON WHARVES
Workshop
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 8:30 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.

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 Vendor Check Register Report
- Consider Trade Development 
D.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

D.1.

Discuss 2019 Operating, Renewal & Replacement and Capital Improvements Budget

D.2.

Receive Reports and Discussion on FEMA Projects

D.3.

Discussion on Financial Advisory Service

E.

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 Estate

a. Discuss issues relating to value of real property owned and operated by Port: 
-Proposed Lease Agreement with Suderman Contracting Stevedores
-Del Monte

-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

 

F.

RECONVENE WORKSHOP

G.

COMENTS FROM THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES ON WORKSHOP ITEMS

H.

SET DATE OF NEXT WORKSHOP MEETING, TIME AND LOCATION

Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at 8:30 a.m., in Room 204, City Hall 823 Rosenberg, Galveston, TX 77550
I.

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, October 19, 2018


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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.