NOTICE OF MEETING
CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GALVESTON
THURSDAY - AUGUST 8, 2019 - 9:00 A.M.
COUNCIL CHAMBERS/ROOM 204 - CITY HALL
823 ROSENBERG, GALVESTON, TEXAS
TELEPHONE: (409) 797-3510

THE CITY COUNCIL WILL CONVENE IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS TO CONSIDER AGENDA ITEMS 1 THROUGH 5, AND WILL MOVE INTO ROOM 204 FOR ITEMS 6 AND 7.

SPECIAL MEETING AGENDA


1.

DECLARATION OF A QUORUM AND CALL MEETING TO ORDER

2.

ROLL CALL

3.

CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

4.

PUBLIC COMMENT

A. Agenda Items
B. Non-Agenda Items
5.

ACTION ITEMS

5.A.

Consider a motion to call a public hearing on August 22, 2019 on the FY 2020 Proposed Budget as required by State law. (M. Loftin)

5.B.

Consider a motion to propose a property tax rate of $0.579885 per $100 of taxable value for 2019 and call two public hearings on August 22, 2019 and September 12, 2019. (M. Loftin)

5.C.

Consider for Approval to Authorize the City Manager or his Designee to Execute a Certification of Consistency with the Consolidated Plan (HUD Form–2991) for the Gulf Coast Center and WOMAN’s, Inc. (A. Law)

5.D.

Consider for approval the allocation of funds totaling two hundred nineteen thousand nine hundred forty three dollars and ninety five cents ($219,943.95) for the purchase of dell desktop workstations, dell rugged laptops, NetMotion Mobility licenses and Microsoft office licenses; allocating funding to the following vendors as follows: $185,545.90 to Centre Technologies using DIR TSO 3763 for the purchase of ninety‐five (95) Dell desktop computers, $25,040.10 to SHI Government Solutions utilizing DIR TSO 4092 for the purchase of 35 Dell Rugged laptops; and $9,357.95 to Mobile Wireless LLC utilizing DIR TSO Contract 3810 for the purchase of thirty‐five (35) NetMotion Mobility licenses. (H. Dean)

5.E.

Consider for approval the purchase of gym equipment and installation for the new fire station # 1. (M. Wisko)

5.F.

Consider appointments to the Employees' Retirement Plan for Police. (Yarbrough)

6.

WORKSHOP ITEMS (ROOM 204)

6.A.

Discussion of the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget and Capital Improvement Plan (B. Maxwell - 1 hour)

6.B.

Discuss A Proposal For An Amnesty Program For The City Of Galveston Municipal Court Of Record. (G. Lopez - 15 Minutes)

Documents:
  1. Amnesty Program.pdf
6.C.

Receive And Discuss A Demonstration Of The Barnacle Parking Enforcement System (B. Stroud - 15 Minutes)

6.D.

Council review and discussion of proposed Park Board Interlocal Agreement (Yarbrough/Collins - 1 hour)

6.E.

Discussion Of An Ordinance Of The City Of Galveston, Texas, Amending Chapter 2, “Administration”, Of The Code Of The City Of Galveston, 1982, As Amended, To Create The Galveston Cultural Arts Commission; Providing A Savings Clause; Making Various Findings And Provisions Related To The Subject (Yarbrough - 20 minutes)

6.F.

Discussion of the City Code Review Process (Yarbrough - 10 minutes)

7.

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 August 2, 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).