Notice of Meeting
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE GALVESTON WHARVES
WORKSHOP
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 9:00 a.m.
Port of Galveston 
123 Rosenberg Avenue, 8th Floor
Galveston, TX 77550


BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Chairman Albert P. Shannon
Vice Chairman Elizabeth Beeton 
Trustee Craig Brown 
Trustee Richard D. DeVries
Trustee Harry D. Maxwell, Jr.
Trustee E.L. "Ted" O'Rourke
Trustee Todd P.  Sullivan
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

A.3.

Pledge of Allegiance

B.

DECLARATION OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST BY TRUSTEE

C.

GENERAL BUSINESS

C.1.

PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Presentation by Pilot LNG, LLC
Presentation by Pelican Island Storage Terminal, Inc. 
Presentation by Frost Bank 

C.2.

CFO REPORT - CONSENT AGENDA

  • Consider Board and Staff Expense Reports (a.)
  • Consider Financial Statements (b.)
  • Accept Port Investments Report (c.)
  • Accept Bank Reconciliation Report and Schedule of Restricted Fund Balances Report (d.)
  • Accept Cash Flow Projections (e.)
  • Accept Monthly Delinquent Accounts Receivable Analysis (f.)
  • Accept Vendor Check Register Report (g.)
  • Consider Trade Development (h.)
C.3.

PORT DIRECTOR’S REPORT

C.4.

MINUTES OF THE WORKSHOP MEETING

C.5.

COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC

All wishing to address the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves must sign in with the Secretary of the Board and comments limited to 3 minutes.
D.

DISCUSSION OF BUSINESS ITEMS LISTED ON AGENDA FOR JANUARY 28, 2020 REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING

D.1.

Discuss Compensation Committee - Chairman Shannon

D.2.

Update on Planned Move of the K-Line and Grimaldi Line - Trustee Brown

D.3.

Discuss Priority List for Port Projects that May Require City of Galveston Assistance - Trustee Brown

D.4.

Update on FEMA Projects - Laura

D.5.

Discuss Amendment to the Port's Lease Agreement for Office Space with Shearn Moody Plaza - Laura

D.6.

Discuss and Consider Proposal of and Approval of Contract with Russell Marine, LLC for Pier 23 Fender Replacement in the Amount of $62,731 - Laura

D.7.

Discuss Memorandum of Understanding Between the Galveston Wharves Board and Customs and Border Patrol for IT Upgrades to Terminal 1&2 - Laura

D.8.

Consider and Approve Interlocal Agreement with City of Galveston for Road and Waterline Improvements along Old Port Industrial Road between 29th Street and 33rd Street - Jeff

D.9.

Consider and Approve Second Amendment to Master Services Agreement between the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves and Brown and Gay Engineers for additional Engineering Services needed for Replacement of a waterline at an amount not to exceed $57, 489 - Jeff

D.10.

Consider and Approve Memorandum of Understanding between the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves and the City of Galveston for a 14th Street Pier Pump Station - Jeff

D.11.

Consider and Approve Giving Port Director Approval to Execute Contract with Uber and Lyft Pending Legal Counsel's review of Agreement - Julio

D.12.

Receive information regarding return on investment assumptions in Strategic Master Plan - Trustee O'Rourke

Documents:
  1. D.12.pdf
E.

ANNOUNCE GOING INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION PURSUANT TO TEXAS GOVERNMENT CODE

    Section 551.071 - Consultation with Attorney
    a. Deliberate Pending Legal Issues Raised by Legal Council 
    b. Consultation with Legal Counsel Regarding Damage to Fender at Pier 23
    c. Discuss the Use of the Name "Port Parking" 


    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 551.072 - Real Estate 

    a. Discuss Issues Relating to Value of Real Property Owned and Operated by Port 
         1. Master Plan - Engineering Planning 
         2. WWO  
         3. Parking Deck 
         4. Walkover Project 
     
         
    Section 551.087 - Economic Development Negotiation

    a. Discuss and 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 
           
F.

RECONVENE WORKSHOP MEETING

G.

COMMENTS FROM THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

H.

SET DATE OF NEXT BOARD MEETING, TIME AND LOCATION

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, January 24, 2020


______________________________________
Rodger Rees, Port Director/CEO
NOTE:

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


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