NOTICE OF MEETING
CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GALVESTON
THURSDAY - AUGUST 27, 2020 - 9:00 A.M.
ZOOM VIRTUAL MEETING

Notice is hereby given in accordance with Order of the Governor issued March 16, 2020, the City Council of the City of Galveston will conduct its Special Meeting by telephone/video conference in order to advance the public health goal of limiting face-to-face meetings (also called "social distancing") to slow the spread of the Corona Virus/COVID-19.  There will be no public access to the location described above.

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 FY2021 Budget, Capital Improvement Plan, and Long-Range Financial Forecast (M. Loftin - 1 hour)

3.C.

Receive and discuss a presentation from Texas Department of Emergency Management (TDEM) on hurricane preparedness and re-entry policies (Brown - 20 minutes)

3.D.

Receive and discuss an update on Sandpiper Cove (Bly/Brown - 20 minutes)

3.E.

Discussion of Civilian Pension Board Actions (Maxwell/Buckley - 15 minutes)

3.F.

Discussion of upcoming interviews for Planning Commission and Wharves Board (Brown - 15 minutes)

3.G.

Discuss the Diversity And Inclusion Plan To Increase Female Representation Throughout The City Of Galveston Workforce Focusing On Recruitment And Retention Of Females In The Fire Department, Police Department, Public Works, And Municipal Utilities. (K. Etienne - 15 Minutes)

3.H.

Discussion of the resolution issued by the Galveston Wharves Board regarding Trustee O’Rourke and giving direction to the City Attorney for further action related to the Galveston Wharves Board. (Legal - 20 minutes)

3.I.

Report of City Council's Park Board Representative (Collins/Brown - 10 minutes)

4.

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 21, 2020 at 12:30 P.M.
JW Signature02
Janelle Williams, City Secretary

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