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NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING
Park Board of Trustees of the City of Galveston
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 1:30 p.m.
Park Board Plaza
601 Tremont Street, Galveston, Texas 77550
Live Streamed:
https://www.galvestonparkboard.org/217/Watch-The-Board-of-Trustee-Meetings

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 provide comment to the Board regarding one or more agenda or non-agenda items. All requests to address the Board must be submitted in writing and can be presented to the Board Reporter the day of the Board meeting or by completing the Public Comment Form available on the Park Board of Trustees website at the following link prior to the start of the meeting. Each Person will be limited to three (3) minutes regardless of the number of items addressed.  https://www.galvestonparkboard.org/forms.aspx?FID=65. 

VI.

Employee Spotlight - Natalie Paul (Susan Keeble, 5 minutes)

VII.

Discuss and Consider Approval of Park Board of Trustees 2021-2025 Strategic Plan (Tammy Canavan, 10 Minutes)

VIII.

Presentation of Employee Survey Results (Tammy Canavan, 10 Minutes)

Documents:
  1. Employee Survey.pdf
IX.

State Legislative Agenda Update (Ryan Brannan, 15 Minutes)

X.

Standing Committee Monthly Updates (Committee Chairs, 15 Minutes)

  • Beach Maintenance Advisory Committee
  • Finance and Operations Committee
  • Parks and Amenities Committee/East End Lagoon Advisory Committee
  • Tourism Development Advisory Committee
XI.

Administration

A.

First Reading of Proposed Bylaw Amendments Concerning Article XI - Committees (Carla Cotropia, 5 Minutes)

B.

Discuss Recommendation to Remove ByLaw Requirement to Bid Out Concessions in Article XVIII - Concessionaire Policy (Kimberly Danesi, 10 Minutes)

C.

Discuss and Consider Approval Of A Task Force To Review And Recommend An Online Hotel Occupancy Tax Registration, Payment And Reporting System (Bryson Frazier, 15 Minutes)

D.

Discuss and Consider Approval of Formalization of Stewart Beach Selection Committee for Public-Private Partnership (Spencer Priest, 10 Minutes)

E.

Discuss and Consider Approval of Park Board Trustee Representative for Discussions of Battleship Texas Plans (Spencer Priest, 10 Minutes)

XII.

Operations

A.

Presentation Of Third Quarter Capital Improvement Plan (Sheryl Rozier, 10 Minutes)

XIII.

Consent

B.

Discuss and Consider Approval to award bid to Lucas Construction for slab repair work at Seawolf Park (Corey Holcomb)

C.

Discuss and Consider Approval Of Fiscal Year 2021 May Unaudited Financial Statements (Bryson Frazier)

D.

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 (Stuart Smith)

E.

Discuss and Consider Approval of Tourism Development Expenditures (Michael Woody)

F.

Discuss and Consider Approval of Additional Visitor Center Upgrades (Jacquelyn Helton)

G.

Discuss and Consider Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) Gap Event Funding (Jacquelyn Helton)

H.

Discuss and Consider Mobile VICi Enhancements (Jacquelyn Helton)

XIV.

Executive Session

A.

Pursuant To Texas Government Code Section 551.071 - Consultation With Attorney On A Matter In Which The Duty Of The Attorney To The Governmental Body Under Texas Disciplinary Rules Of Professional Conduct Of The State Of Texas Clearly Conflicts With This Chapter - Legal Matters Concerning Litigation - Sonya Poretto V The City Of Galveston Park Board Of Trustees Et Al

XV.

Action Item (s) Resulting from Executive Session

A.

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

XVI.

Monthly Report

XVII.

Future Agenda Items

XVIII.

Announcements

XIX.

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 July 23, 2021, 5:00 p.m.

Approved

Spencer Priest, Chair

 

Approved as to Format

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)