NOTICE OF MEETING
CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GALVESTON
THURSDAY - MARCH 28, 2019 - 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.

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.

Discuss the Permitting of Scooters (Brown/Yarbrough - 30 minutes)

3.C.

Discuss An Ordinance Of The City Of Galveston, Texas, Amending "The Code Of The City Of Galveston 1982, As Amended”, Chapter 34, "Traffic” By Adding Article X, ”Valet Parking” To Allow For Regulations Related To Valet Parking In The City Of Galveston; Providing For A Penalty; Making Various Findings And Provisions Related To The Subject; Providing For An Effective Date (Legal - 30 minutes)

3.D.

Receive and discuss a report from the Moody Foundation on their efforts to bring computers and WiFi to Island students (Hardcastle/Yarbrough - 15 minutes)

3.E.

Discuss An Ordinance Of The City Council Of The City Of Galveston, Texas, Amending Chapter 7, “Animals And Fowl” Of The “The Code Of The City Of Galveston, 1982, As Amended” By Adding Article VIII. “Dogs In Outdoor Dining Or Eating Areas”, To Allow Dogs In Outdoor Dining Or Eating Areas At Food Establishments; To Provide A Penalty Provision; Making Various Findings And Provisions Related To The Subject; And Providing For An Effective Date (Legal - 30 minutes)

3.F.

Discuss current Island Transit Fixed Routes, ADA Paratransit/Demand Response Services, Fares, and to Schedule a separate Public Meeting and 14 Day Public Comment Period to solicit Public Input on potential service and fare structure changes (R. Beverlin - 15 minutes)

3.G.

Discussion of the 2018 Revised Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps and the corresponding Flood Insurance Study, and an amendment to the City of Galveston’s Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance; and establishing an effective date for the three the documents in final form. (T. Tietjens)

3.H.

Receive and discuss an update on the Debt Management Policy (Buckley/Loftin - 15 minutes)

3.I.

Receive and discuss a report on Police Car Inventory (Cole/Listowski - 15 minutes)

3.J.

Receive and discuss an update on Pelican Island Bridge (Yarbrough - 45 minutes)

4.

EXECUTIVE SESSION


4.A.

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.A.1.

Briefing On Matters Related To The Police Pension Board And Its Retirement Fund

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 March 22, 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).