Notice of Meeting
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE GALVESTON WHARVES
WORKSHOP
Tuesday, November 27, 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, Jr.
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.

GENERAL BUSINESS

C.1.

PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

C.1.a.

Presentation by Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau - Marketing Update

C.1.b.

Recognition of New Employee

Kenneth Campbell, Director of Public Safety
C.1.c.

Comments from the Public

D.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

D.1.

Discuss and Review Compensation and Health Benefit Policy

D.2.

Discussion on Tariff - Railroad

D.3.

Discussion on New Port Logo

D.4.

Discussion on Cross Walk to Cruise Terminal No. 1

E.

ANNOUNCE GOING INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION PURSUANT TO TEXAS

Section 551.071 - Consultation with Attorney
a. Seek or receive legal advice:
1. No. 14-06, Santa Fe Discount Cruise Parking, Inc. d/b/a EZ Cruise et al v. Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves, et al.
2. No. 18-CV-0069, Carmen M. Parker v. Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves

Section 551.072 - Real Estate

a. Discuss issues  relating to value of real property owned and operated by Port

Section 551.074  - Personnel

a. Deliberate the Appointment, Employment, Evaluation, Reassignment, or Duties of a Public Officer or Employee, Including without Limitation the Port Director

Section 551.087 – Economic Development Negotiation

a. Discuss or Deliberate the 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.

COMMENTS FROM THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES ON WORKSHOP ITEMS

H.

SET DATE OF NEXT BOARD MEETING, TIME AND LOCATION

Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at 8:30 a.m., in Room 204, City Hall 823 Rosenberg, Galveston, TX 77550

I.

ADJOURNMENT

THE ITEMS LISTED FOR THE WORKSHOP 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 WORKSHOP 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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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.