Notice of Meeting
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE GALVESTON WHARVES
Regular Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 10:30 a.m.
Room 204 - City Hall
823 Rosenberg Avenue, Galveston, TX 77553

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

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.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

D.

APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA

ALL ITEMS WERE PREVIOUSLY DISCUSSED AT THE OCTOBER 24, 2018 WORKSHOP MEETING

-Consider Board and Staff Expense Reports for the Quarter Ending September, 2018
-Consider Financial Statements for the Month Ending September 30, 2018
-Consider Port Investments Reports as of September 30, 2018
-Consider Bank Reconciliations Report and Schedule of Restricted Fund Balances as of September 30, 2018
-Consider Cash Flow Projections Through September 30, 2018
-Consider Delinquent Accounts Receivable Analysis Through September 30, 2018
-Consider Quarterly Vendor Check Register Report
-Discuss and Consider Trade Development

E.

PORT DIRECTOR’S REPORT

Port Director/Staff Reports – Consideration of Information Received from the Port Director or Other Members of Port Staff with Respect to Port Operations, Including Such Matters as Revenue, Expense, and Other Financial Information; Cargo Tonnage and Ship Calls; Cruise Passenger Activity, Car Counts, and Ship Calls; Security Conditions and Other Security Related Matters; Facility Improvements, Maintenance, Repairs, and Demolition; Dredging; Matters Relating to Parking Operations; Staff and Trustee Travel Reports; and Other Matters Required to be Reported to the Trustees Pursuant to Law or Board Policy.

F.

BUSINESS ITEMS

F.1.

Consider and Approve Granting Authority to the Port Director to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with Inter-Con Security Services, Inc. for Public Safety Consulting and Security Guard Services for a Three-Year Term, with the Option to Renew for Two One-Year Extensions

Documents:
  1. F.1.pdf
F.2.

Consider and Approve Compensation and Health Benefit Policy and Approve Port Directors Recommendations for Health & Welfare for the 2019 Budget

Documents:
  1. F.2.pdf
F.3.

Consider and Approve Galveston Railroad, L.P. Terminal Tariff GVSR 7006-10 - Customer Swiching, and Accessorial Services, to be Effective January 1, 2019

Documents:
  1. F.3.pdf
F.4.

Consider and Approve Granting Authority to the Port Director to Negotiate and Excecute Two Leases Covering Use of Railroad Property with Union Pacific

Documents:
  1. F.4..pdf
G.

COMMENTS FROM THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES ON AGENDA ITEMS

H.

SET DATE OF NEXT BOARD MEETING, TIME AND LOCATION

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. in Room 204 2nd Floor, 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.

3:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 20, 2018


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By: Rodger Rees, Port Director/CEO

Please Note

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


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