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NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING
Park Board of Trustees of the City of Galveston
Tuesday, August 27, 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.

Recognition of Attorney John Campbell for Donation of 25 Palm Trees at Stewart Beach (Dan Gundrum, 5 Minutes)

VII.

Introduction of Galveston Naval Museum Executive Director, Ann Hobing (Kelly de Schaun, 5 Minutes)

VIII.

State Advocacy Update (Ryan Brannan, 15 Minutes)

IX.

Operations

A.

Update on Babe's Beach Nourishment Project (Sheryl Rozier, 5 Minutes)

B.

Present and Discuss Seawolf Park (Kelly de Schaun, 15 Minutes)

C.

Discuss and Consider Free Parking at Seawolf Park for Galveston Residents as Recommended by the Parks and Amenities Committee (Dan Gundrum, 10 Minutes)

X.

Tourism Development

A.

Discuss and Consider Funding for 2019 TSAE New Ideas Conference (Michael Woody, 10 Minutes)

B.

Discuss and Consider Funding to Host 2022 TTIA Texas Travel Summit (Michael Woody, 10 Minutes)

C.

Update on Galveston.com Task Force to Address Future Opportunities with Galveston.com (Michael Woody, 10 Minutes)

XI.

Administration

A.

Discuss and Consider Park Board of Trustees Advisory Committee Appointments (Spencer Priest, 10 Minutes)

B.

Presentation of Downtown Cultural Arts District Project Proposal Submitted for the National Endownment of the Arts Our Town Grant (Kelly de Schaun, 10 Minutes)

Documents:
  1. NEA Arts Grant.pdf
C.

Discuss and Consider Merit Increases and Incentive Programs (Kimberly Danesi, 10 Minutes)

D.

Review of First Draft of 2019-2020 Park Board of Trustees Operating Budget (Kelly de Schaun, 20 Minutes)

XII.

Consent

B.

Discuss and Consider Approval of May 2019 Unaudited Financial Statements (Kelly de Schaun)

C.

Discuss and Consider the Selection of a Qualified Certified Public Accountant to Perform External Audit Services on Financial Statements of the Park Board of Trustees (Kelly de Schaun)

D.

Discuss and Consider Approval to Purchase One (1) Jet Ski Compatible Boat (Peter Davis)

E.

Discuss and Consider the Award of Bid to Immaculate Painting and Construction, LLC for Pavilion Painting Project at Dellanera RV Park (Adam Bresnehan)

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 August 23, 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)