Notice of Meeting
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE GALVESTON WHARVES
Regular Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, December 18, 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, 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

B.

DECLARATION OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST BY TRUSTEE

C.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

D.

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.

E.

BUSINESS ITEMS

E.1.

Discuss and Consider Approval of the Renewal of the Stevedore Licenses of Existing Licensed Stevedores

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

Discuss and Consider Closing of Current Bank and Investment Accounts at Amegy Bank Effective December 18, 2018

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

Discuss and Consider Addition of Two Bank Accounts Located at Moody National Bank and Approval of the Attached List of Persons to Conduct These Transactions Effective December 18, 2018

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

Consider and Approve Authorizing the Port Director to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with an Electricity Provider for a Period Not to Exceed 72 Months Starting January 2024

Documents:
  1. E4.pdf
E.5.

Consider and Approve Employee Handbook 2019

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

Discuss and Consider Approval of Operating Agreement Between the Galveston Port Facilities Corporation and Magical Cruise Company, Limited d/b/a Disney Cruise Line for Cruise Operations at Terminal No. 2

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

Discuss and Consider Change in Date of the January 22, 2019 Regular Monthly Meeting to Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Documents:
  1. E.7..pdf
F.

COMMENTS FROM THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES ON AGENDA ITEMS

G.

SET DATE OF NEXT BOARD MEETING, TIME AND LOCATION

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in Room 204 2nd Floor, City Hall 823 Rosenberg, Galveston, TX 77550
H.

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.

9:00 a.m., Friday, December 14, 2018


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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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