Notice of Meeting
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE GALVESTON WHARVES
Regular Monthly Meeting
Friday, September 27, 2019 10:00 a.m.
Room 204 - City Hall
823 Rosenberg Avenue, Galveston, TX 77550

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/Ex Officio 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.

Consider and Approve CFO Report - Consent Agenda

  • Consider Board and Staff Expense Reports (E.1.a)
  • Consider Financial Statements (E.1.b)
  • Accept Port Investments Report (E.1.c)
  • Accept Bank Reconciliation Report and Schedule of Restricted Fund Balance (E.1.d)
  • Accept Cash Flow Projections (E.1.e)
  • Accept Monthly Delinquent Accounts Receivable Analysis (E.1. f)
  • Consider Trade Development (E.1.g)
  • Consider Trade Development (E.1.h)
E.2.

Consider and Approve Clearing of Pelican Island Property

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

Consider Approval of General Policy Covering "Whistleblower" Claims

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

Consider and Appove Pro's and Con's of Dissolving the Galveston Port Facilities Corporation

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

Consider and Approve the Administrative Policy for Social Media

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

Consider and Approve Capital Asset Policy, Cash Management Policy and Maintaining An Effective Accounting System Policy of the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves

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

Approve Board Meeting Move to Port Office's and Relocation Budget to Stream Live

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

Consider and Approve Interlocal Cooperative Agreement Between the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves and the City of Galveston to Use BlueCross BlueShield of Texas as the Port’s Third Party Administrator for Employee Health Insurance

Documents:
  1. E-8.pdf
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.

3:00 p.m. Monday, September 23, 2019


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Rodger Rees, Port Director/CEO
NOTE:

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


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