Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves 

FINANCE COMMITTEE

Thursday, October 14, 2021 2:30 p.m.
Port of Galveston
123 Rosenberg Avenue, 8th Floor
Galveston, Texas 77550


FINANCE COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Harry D. Maxwell, Jr., Chairman
Jeff Patterson
Todd Sullivan

NOTICE OF MEETING


One or more members of the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves may attend the meeting scheduled at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 14, 2021 at the Port of Galveston, 123 Rosenberg, Galveston TX 77550, by video-conference or in person.

 The Finance Committee Meeting is open to the public. Seating is limited due to COVID. To reserve a seat, please call 409.765.9321 ext. 4. 

 

Members of the public may participate in the meeting in the following ways:

1. Watch the meeting at the following online at: 

    https://www.portofgalveston.com/68/watch-meetings-online

2. Submit public comment in advance of the meeting. Comments can be submitted to:

    https://www.portofgalveston.com/formcenter/public-comment-form-2/public-comment-form-36

3. Attend the meeting in person at the above address. 


I.

CALL TO ORDER

I.A.

Roll Call

I.B.

Declaration of Quorum

I.C.

Declaration of Conflicts of Interest

I.D.

Comments from the Public

The Public will be permitted to submit public comments electronically. Comments can be submitted to: https://www.portofgalveston.com/FORMCENTER/PUBLIC-COMMENT-FORM-2/PUBLIC-COMMENT-FORM-36

II.

RECESS INTO EXECTIVE SESSION

II.A.

ANNOUNCE GOING INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION PURSUANT TO TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE

Section 551.071 - Consultation with Attorney

a. Deliberate Pending Legal Issues Raised by Legal Counsel 

Section 551.072 - Real Estate

a. Deliberate the Purchase, Exchange, Lease or Value of Property on Galveston and Pelican Island, Including without Limitation the Shearn Moody Plaza Office Space Lease  

Section 551.087 - Economic Development Negotiation  

a. Discuss and Deliberate Regarding of Commercial or Financial Information Received from a Business Prospect Seeking to Locate, Stay, or Expand at the Port of Galveston, or Deliberated the offer of a Financial or Other Incentive to such a Business Prospect 

ADJOURNMENT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION 

III.

RECONVENE FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING

IV.

BUSINESS ITEMS

IV.A.

Discuss and Consider 2022 Operating, Renewal & Replacement and Capital Improvements Budget

V.

COMMENTS FROM THE FINANCE COMMITTEE ON AGENDA ITEMS

VI.

SET DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING

VII.

ADJOURNMENT

I certify that the above Notice of Meeting was posted in a place convenient to the public, in accordance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code, on or before 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 8, 2021.
 

Rodger Rees, Port Director/CEO

Please Note:

IT IS POSSIBLE THAT ONE OR MORE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES WHO ARE NOT MEMBERS OF THE FINANCE COMMITTEE MAY ATTEND THIS MEETING. IF THE ATTENDANCE BY SUCH TRUSTEES RESULTS IN A QUORUM OF THE FULL BOARD OF TRUSTEES BEING PRESENT AT THE MEETING. THIS MEETING WILL ALSO BE CONSIDERED A MEETING OF THE FULL BOARD OF TRUSTEES. 

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 THE SECRETARY’S OFFICE, 123 ROSENBERG, 8TH FLOOR, GALVESTON, TEXAS 77550 (409-766-6105).