NOTICE OF MEETING
CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GALVESTON
THURSDAY - NOVEMBER 15, 2018 - 8:00 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.

A Joint Workshop between the Galveston City Council and the Park Board of Trustees to discuss the following items of mutual interest (City Council - 1 hour):

  1. Brief Overview of 2017-2018 Park Board Performance
  2. Brief Overview of Projections and Strategies for 2018-2019
  3. Discussion of proposed Canopy-Tent Ordinance
  4. Discussion of Stewart Beach Pavilion
3.B.

Discussion of Vision Galveston/Comprehensive Plan (Yarbrough - 20 minutes)

3.C.

Discussion Of An Ordinance Of The City Of Galveston, Texas, Prohibiting The Use Of Designated Groundwater As Potable From The Area Commonly Known As 4500 Old Port Industrial Road And Legally Described As “Being A 3.644 Acre (158,744 Square Feet) Tract Of Land Situated In The M.B.Menard Survey, Abstract No. 628, Located In Galveston County, Texas; Supporting Certification Of A Municipal Setting Designation For The Area By The Texas Commission On Environmental Quality (Tceq); Providing A Penalty Clause; Providing A Severability Clause; Making Various Findings And Provisions Related To The Subject And Providing For An Effective Date (Engineering Dept - 15 minutes)

3.D.

Discussion of Land Development Regulation (LDR) changes to compliment the Tourist Mobility and Parking Changes (Brown/Yarbrough - 20 minutes)

3.E.

Discussion of the Sister Cities Program (N. De La Fuente - 15 minutes)

3.F.

Discussion of the Street Light Master Plan for the City of Galveston (P. Milburn - 20 minutes)

3.G.

Safe Passing Ordinance (Legal - 15 minutes)

An Ordinance Of The City Of Galveston, Texas, Amending Chapter 34 “Traffic” Article Iii- “Vehicle Operation’ Of The “The Code Of The City Of Galveston, 1982, As Amended” By Adding Section 34-77 To Provide Regulations For The Safe Passage By Motorists Of “Vulnerable Road Users”, Providing For A Definition Of The Term “Vulnerable Road Users”, Requiring Safe Passage Of Vulnerable Road Users By Defining A Minimum Distance Motorists Must Maintain While Passing Or Following Vulnerable Road Users; Prohibiting The Throwing Of Any Object At A Vulnerable Road User Or The User’s Equipment Or Other Intimidating Maneuvers; Amending Chapter 9 To Require  Bicycles To Have A Front Facing White Light And A Rear Facing Red Light; Providing For Penalties; Making Various Findings And Provisions Related To The Subject; And Providing For An Effective Date.
3.H.

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.

4.

EXECUTIVE SESSION


4.A.

Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.074, "Personnel Matters" to deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee.


4.A.1.

Annual Reviews

  1. City Manager Brian Maxwell
  2. City Secretary Janelle Williams
  3. City Attorney Donald Glywasky
  4. City Auditor Glenn Bulgherini
4.B.

Pursuant to Texas Gov’t Code 551.071- Consultation with attorney, an executive session will be conducted to discuss and receive legal advice concerning pending litigation and/or a settlement offer, or on a matter in which the duty of the attorney to the governmental body under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with this chapter, related to the following:

4.B.1.

No. D-1-GN-002497 Texas General Land Office v. CDM Smith and the City of Galveston, In the 201st District Court of Travis County Texas

5.

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, 201 at 3:30 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).