NOTICE OF MEETING
CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GALVESTON
THURSDAY - NOVEMBER 14, 2019 - 9:00 A.M.
ROOM 204 - CITY HALL
823 ROSENBERG, GALVESTON, TEXAS
TELEPHONE: (409) 797-3510

WORKSHOP AGENDA


1.

DECLARATION OF A QUORUM AND CALL MEETING TO ORDER

2.

ROLL CALL

3.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

3.A.

Clarification of Consent and Regular City Council Agenda Items - This is an opportunity for City Council to ask questions of Staff on Consent and Regular Agenda Items. (30 minutes)

3.B.

Receive and discuss a presentation from the Gulf Coast Water Authority (Brown/Yarbrough - 20 minutes)

Topics of discussion - Who is the GCWA?; Who they supply water to; where they get that water; the infrastructure they use to get it to their customers; what they specifically do for Galveston; who Galveston's GCWA Board members are; and a view of the future. Presentation by Brandon Wade, General Manager/CEO of the GCWA
3.C.

Receive and discuss an update from the Coastal Workgroup on the Coastal Barrier Proposal (Collins/Yarbrough - 20 minutes)

3.D.

Discuss Cultural Arts Commission Topics (Brown/Yarbrough - 20 minutes)

  1. 1% for Public Art
  2. City Flag
4.

EXECUTIVE SESSION


4.A.

Pursuant To Tex. Gov’t Code 551.087, Deliberations Regarding Economic Development Negotiations, To Discuss Or Deliberate Regarding Commercial Or Financial Information That The Government Has Received From A Business Prospect That The Government Body Seeks To Have Locate, Stay Or Expand In The City Of Galveston And With Which The Governmental Body Is Conducting Economic Development Negotiations; R Deliberate The Offer Of A Financial Or Other Incentive To A Business Prospect Described Above; And Tex. Gov’t Code 551.071, Consultation With Attorney On A Matter In Which The Duty Of The Attorney To The Governmental Body Under The Texas Disciplinary Rules Or Professional Conduct Of The State Bar Of Texas Clearly Conflict With This Chapter, Regarding The Following:

4.A.1.

Proposal related to development at the Port of Galveston in association with Royal Caribbean Lines.

4.B.

Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.072 "Deliberation Regarding Real Property" to discuss the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property:

5.

DISCUSSION ITEMS (Cont'd)

5.A.

Discussion of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Galveston Wharves Board and the City related to payments to the City associated with increased cruise passenger usage in the future (Brown/Yarbrough)

6.

ADJOURNMENT

I certify that the above Notice of Meeting was posted in a place convenient to the public in compliance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code on November 8, 2019 at 12:00 P.M.
JW Signature02
Janelle Williams, City Secretary

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 CITY SECRETARY'S OFFICE, SUITE 201, 823 ROSENBERG, GALVESTON, TEXAS 77550 (409-797-3510).