Notice of Meeting
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE GALVESTON WHARVES
Regular Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 10:00 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 Richard D. DeVries
Trustee Harry D. Maxwell, Jr.
Trustee E.L. "Ted" O'Rourke
Trustee Todd P. Sullivan
Trustee Craig Brown
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.

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.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

E.

BUSINESS ITEMS

E.1.

Discuss and Consider Approval of Agreements Necessary to Wind Down Operations of Galveston Port Facilities Corporation

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

Consider and Approve Master Plan Port Priority Projects

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

Consider and Approve Foreign-Trade Zone Operating Agreement Between the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves and Keen Transport Inc.

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

Consider and Approve the Port Property, Flood, Liability, Excess Liability, Business Auto, Public Official Liability, Crime and Fiduciary Liability Insurance Policies Scheduled for Renewal for the Policy Period March 1, 2020 to March 1, 2021 at a Total Premium Not to Exceed $2,292,897

Documents:
  1. E.4.pdf
E.5.

Consider and Approve the Administrative Policy for Risk Management

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

Consider and Approve Revenue Control Policy of the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves

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

Consider and Approve First Amendment to Consulting Agreement between the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves and Gahagan and Bryant Associates, Inc. for additional Professional Services needed for Permitting Assistance and Hydrographic Surveying at an Additional Amount Not to Exceed $281,700.00

Documents:
  1. E.7.pdf
E.8.

Consider and Approve Port Director’s Letter of Agreement and Compensation

Documents:
  1. E.8.pdf
E.9.

CFO REPORT/CONSENT AGENDA

F.

COMMENTS FROM THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

G.

SET DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING

H.

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, February 21, 2020


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Rodger Rees, Port Director/CEO
NOTE:

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


Members of the public attending the Board Meetings may park at no cost in the Shearn Moody Plaza Parking Garage. The garage is located across the street from the Port Offices. 

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.