NOTICE OF MEETING
CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GALVESTON
THURSDAY - SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 - 9:00 A.M.
VIRTUAL ZOOM 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.

SPECIAL MEETING AGENDA


1.

DECLARATION OF A QUORUM AND CALL MEETING TO ORDER

2.

ROLL CALL

3.

CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

4.

PUBLIC COMMENT

Members of the public may submit a public comment using the web link below.  All comments submitted prior to the meeting will be provided to the City Council. 

https://forms.galvestontx.gov/Forms/PublicComment

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

ACTION ITEMS

5.A.

Discuss and consider authorizing the City of Galveston Cultural Arts Commission to request design proposals for a new City Flag. (Brown)

Documents:
  1. Flag 2020.docx
5.B.

Discuss and consider authorizing the City of Galveston Cultural Arts Commission to seek proposals for public art in the City of Galveston. (Brown)

5.C.

Discuss and consider for action a request to waive payments due to the City under the Park Board Interlocal Agreement. (Collins/Brown)

5.D.

Discuss and consider appointments to the following City boards, commission, and committees:

  1. Airport Advisory Committee
  2. Arts & Historic Preservation Advisory Board
  3. Building Board of Adjustments and Appeals
  4. Civilian Review Board
  5. Cultural Arts Commission
  6. Ethics Commission
  7. Families, Children and Youth Board
  8. Finance, Fiscal Affairs and Investment Committee
  9. Galveston Wharves Board/Galveston Port Facilities Corporation
  10. Landmark Commission
  11. Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
  12. Planning Commission
  13. Tree Committee
  14. Zoning Board of Adjustments
5.E.

Consider For Approval An Ordinance Of The City Of Galveston, Texas, Declaring A State Of Disaster And Emergency In The City Of Galveston Related To The Threat Posed By Tropical Storm Beta To The City Of Galveston; Extending The State Of Emergency Ordered By Mayor Pro Tem Brown, Extending Various Emergency Orders Issued By The Mayor Pro Tem; Making Various Findings And Provisions Related To The Subject, Providing For A Penalty And Providing For An Effective Date.

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 September 18, 2020 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).