NOTICE OF MEETING
CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GALVESTON
THURSDAY - JANUARY 28, 2021 - 9:00 A.M.
VIRTUAL ZOOM MEETING
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.

Discussion of the City Marshal Program and Code Enforcement (Robb/Brown – 30 minutes)

3.C.

Discussion of the Short Term Rental Platform Contract (Glywasky/Loftin – 30 minutes)

3.D.

Receive and discuss a Recycling Report from City Staff (S. Van Slyke – 30 minutes)

3.E.

Discussion of Mardi Gras (B. Maxwell – 20 minutes)

3.F.

Council Operations (Brown – 20 minutes)

a. Discussion of in-person meetings
b. Procedure for reserving conference rooms for Council Member/Constituent meetings
3.G.

City Updates (Quiroga/Brown – 15 minutes)

a. Discussion of commercial city lights
b. Discussion of the 49th Street Project
3.H.

Discussion of the removal of appointees to Board and Commissions pursuant to City Code Chapter 2, Art. II, Section 2-52 "Standards of Conduct" and Section 2-61 "Removal of board, commission or committee member" (Robb/Quiroga - 15 minutes)


3.I.

Report of City Council's Park Board Representative (Collins/Brown - 10 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 proposed litigation related to the properties at 407 12th Street, 2225 Victory, and 1418 30th Street

4.A.2.

Cause No. 4:19-CV-00458, City of Alvin et al vs. Comcast, In The United States District Court For The Southern District Of Texas Houston Division

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 January 22, 2021 at 12:30 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).