NOTICE OF MEETING
CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GALVESTON
THURSDAY - APRIL 22, 2021 - 8:00 A.M.
VIRTUAL ZOOM MEETING

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WORKSHOP AGENDA


1.

DECLARATION OF A QUORUM AND CALL MEETING TO ORDER

2.

ROLL CALL

3.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

3.A.

Joint Workshop with the Park Board to discuss the following items of mutual interest (Collins/Brown - 1 hour):

  1. 2021 Tourism Season Projections (Spencer Priest, Chair)
  2. Discuss Stewart Beach Development Options (Dave Jacoby, Chair, Stewart Beach Task Force)
  3. Discuss $1.4 Million RESTORE Grant Opportunity for East End Lagoon (Steven Creitz, Chair, East End Lagoon Advisory Committee)
  4. Presentation of Park Board 2021-2026 Capital Improvement Plan (Kelly de Schaun, CEO)

3.B.

Receive presentation for Shriners Hospital Expansion Project and provide staff with direction on moving forward (M. Hay - 10 minutes)


3.C.

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 (20 minutes)

3.D.

Discuss the 2021 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Planning for Proposed Objectives and Projects in the amount of CDBG $1,166,618 and HOME $246,705. (A. Law - 10 minutes)

3.E.

Discussion of Short Term Rentals (Glywasky/Loftin – 40 minutes)

  • Voluntary Collection Agreements
  • Annual Registration
  • Future Ordinances
3.F.

Discussion of a Draft Ordinance concerning Residential Only Parking (D. Buckley - 20 minutes)

3.G.

Discussion of a Draft Ordinance concerning Golf Carts/Electric Neighborhood Vehicles (Legal - 30 minutes)

3.H.

Discussion of amendments to the Bicycle Ordinance (Legal - 15 minutes)

3.I.

Discussion of the Policy for Board/Commission/Committee Appointments (15 minutes)

  1. District oriented nominations (Robb/Brown)
  2. Ranking oriented nominations (Brown)
4.

PRESENTATIONS/REPORTS OF COUNCIL, OFFICER BOARDS, AND CITY MANAGER

4.A.

Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.0415, the City Council may report on any of the following items:

1. Expressions of thanks, gratitude, and condolences 

2. Information regarding holiday schedules

3. Recognition of individuals
     a.   Tree City Designation
     b.   National Beach Safety Week Proclamation
     c.  International Parental Alienation Awareness Day Proclamation
     d.  Lights Out Nights Galveston Proclamation

4. Reminders regarding City Council events

5. Reminders regarding community events

6. Health and safety announcement
5.

COMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

Claims:  21-017 - Douglas Brining; 21-018 - Kelsea Lane; 21-019 - Samantha Russell; 21-020 - Christopher Buck; 21-021 - Julie Malone-Sammons; and 21-022 - Kelly Gavin.
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 April 16, 2021 at 12:40 P.M.
JW Signature02
Janelle Williams, City Secretary

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