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NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING
Park Board of Trustees of the City of Galveston
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.
Park Board Plaza, Board Room - First Floor
601 Tremont Street, Galveston, Texas 77550



I.

Call Meeting to Order

II.

Pledge of Allegiance

III.

Roll Call and Declaration of a Quorum

IV.

Conflict of Interest Declarations

V.

Requests to Address the Board

The public shall be allowed to address the Board regarding one or more agenda or non-agenda items. All requests to address the Board must be submitted in writing to the Board Reporter the day of the Board meeting. Each person shall be limited to three (3) minutes regardless of the number of items addressed.

VI.

Presentation of the Leroy Colombo Public Safety Award, (Peter Davis, 5 minutes)

VII.

Operations

A.

Discuss and Consider a Proposal from Rogers Partners Related to Next Steps Identified by the Trustees for Stewart Beach (Sheryl Rozier, 10 minutes)

B.

Discuss and Consider Approval of an Additional Item Related to the Park Board’s Submissions to the Coastal Erosion Planning Response Act (CEPRA) Cycle 11 Grant Program Due July 1, 2019 (Sheryl Rozier, 10 minutes)

C.

Discuss and Consider the Repair of the Fishing Apron on the North East Side of Seawolf Park (Sheryl Rozier, 10 minutes)

D.

Discuss and Consider Offering Free Parking for Galveston Residents at Seawolf Park (Dan Gundrum, 10 Minutes)

E.

Discuss and Consider Re-establishing a Program for Third Parties to Operate Under the U.S.Army Corps of Engineers Beach Maintenance Permit SWG-2014-00448 (Kelly de Schaun, 20 Minutes)

VIII.

Administration

A.

2018-2019 Business Plan Mid-Year Updates (20 Minutes)

  • Coastal Zone Management
  • Projects and Operations
  • Beach Patrol
B.

Discuss and Consider Second Reading of Proposed Amendment to the Park Board of Trustees By-Laws to Remove Article XVIII - Fund for Beach Nourishment (Carla Cotropia, 5 Minutes)

C.

Update on Partnerships with the City of Galveston and Port of Galveston (Spencer Priest, 15 Minutes)

IX.

Tourism Development

A.

Discuss and Consider Value of 2019-2020 Hotel Occupancy Tax (Mike Moser, 15 Minutes)

Documents:
  1. Hotel Tax 2019.pdf
B.

Update on Chief Tourism Officer Search (Kelly de Schaun, 10 Minutes)

X.

Executive Session

A.

Pursuant to Texas Gov. Code Section 551.074 - Personnel Discussion Concerning the Evaluation of the Executive Director, Controller and Legal Counsel

B.

Pursuant to Texas Gov. Code Section 551.071 - Consultation with Attorney on Legal Issues in Connection with a Proposed Interlocal Agreement

XI.

Action Item (s) Resulting from Executive Session

A.

Discuss and Consider Action for Any Executive Session Item Listed on the Meeting Agenda

XII.

Consent

B.

Discuss and Consider Approval of April 2019 Unaudited Financial Statements (Mike Moser)

C.

Discuss and Consider a Proposal from General Contracting Services, Inc. for Construction Work at the Pavilion at Dellanera RV Park (Sheryl Rozier, 10 minutes)

D.

Discuss and consider new rules regarding Drone usage at the Parks (Dan Gundrum, 10 Minutes)

E.

Discuss and Consider a Resolution of the Park Board of Trustees of the City of Galveston Authorizing Staff to Apply For and Obtain Funding from the Texas General Land Office for State Assistance Through the Beach Maintenance Fund (Mike Moser)

XIII.

Future Agenda Items

XIV.

Announcements

XV.

Adjournment

 I certify that the above Notice of Meeting was posted in a place convenient to the public, in accordance with Chapter 551 of the Texas government Code, on or before June 21, 2019, 5:00 p.m.

Approved                                                                                                                        Approved as to Format
Spencer Priest, Chair                                                                                                     Carla Cotropia, Legal Counsel   

Please Note Members of the City Council may be attending and participating in the discussion. 

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 Park Board Administration Office, 601 Tremont, Galveston Texas 77550 (409-797-5147)