NOTICE OF MEETING
CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GALVESTON
THURSDAY - JULY 25, 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.

Discussion of the FY 2020 Budget and FY 2020-024 Capital Improvement Plan (B. Maxwell/M. Loftin - 1 hour)


3.C.

Discussion of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Galveston and the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 571 for the period of October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2023. (B. Maxwell - 15 minutes)

3.D.

Discuss status and recommendation of Tom Brocato of Lloyd Gosselink related to the following items: (Legal - 15 minutes)

  1. CenterPoint Electric resolution related to rate request
  2. Texas Gas Service Cost of Service adjustment settlement
  3. Texas Gas Service Hurricane Harvey Cost of Service request
3.E.

Permit Fees (T. Sukup - 20 minutes)

3.F.

Discuss the purchase of the L.M.C.G. Company, LLC hangar at the Scholes International Airport at a cost not-to-exceed $250,000 (M. Shahan).


3.G.

Discussion of November 2019 Special Election Items (Yarbroough - 30 minutes)

  1. Charter Amendments
  2. Extension of the Industrial Development Corporation
3.H.

Transit Items

  1. Receive and discuss an update on FlixBus USA (R. Beverlin - 15 minutes)
  2. Receive and discuss an update on Island Transit (R. Beverlin - 20 minutes)
3.I.

Discuss a proposal for an Amnesty Program for the City of Galveston Municipal Court of Record. (G. Lopez - 15 Minutes)

3.J.

Receive and discuss a demonstration of the Barnacle Parking Enforcement System (B. Stroud - 15 minutes)

3.K.

Discussion of a proposed ordinance prohibiting obscuring architectural features of buildings in the Strand/Mechanic Area (Collins 15 minutes)

3.L.

Park Board Report (Collins/Yarbrough - 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.

No. 18-CV-160; Joshua Herridge v. City of Galveston et al; In the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Galveston Division


4.A.2.

Matters related to Collective Bargaining with the Galveston Municipal Police Association


4.B.

Pursuant to Texas Gov’t Code 551.072 an executive session will be conducted to deliberate the possible exchange lease or value of real estate in connection with transaction with the City.


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 July 19, 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).