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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND REGULAR MEETING
 Park Board of Trustees of the City of Galveston
 Tuesday, September 28, 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 - Jose "Tony" Martinez-Barron (Susan Keeble, 5 Minutes)

VII.

East End Lagoon Advisory Committee Recognition (Steven Creitz, 5 Minutes)

VIII.

Open Public Hearing

The public shall be allowed to provide comment to the Board regarding the proposed Park Board of Trustees 2021-2022 Operating Budget. Each person will be limited to three (3) minutes. Public Comments can also be submitted by completing the Public Comment Form available on the Park Board of Trustees website at the following link prior to the start of this meeting:https://www.galvestonparkboard.org/forms.aspx?FID=65

IX.

Close Public Hearing

X.

Administration

A.

Discuss and Consider Approval of the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget and Fiscal Year 2022-2026 Five Year Capital Improvement Plan (Bryson Frazier and Sheryl Rozier, 20 Minutes)

B.

Standing Committee Monthly Updates (Committee Chairs, 10 Minutes)

  • Beach Maintenance Advisory Committee
  • Finance and Operations Committee
  • Parks and Amenities Committee
  • Tourism Development Advisory Committee
C.

Discuss and Consider Approval of Second Reading of Proposed Bylaw Amendment Concerning Article XVIII - Concessionaire Policy (Carla Cotropia, 5 Minutes)

D.

Discuss and Consider Approval of Committee Appointments (Spencer Priest, 5 Minutes)

E.

Discuss and Consider Approval of Memorandum of Understanding with the Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council (Kelly de Schaun, 10 Minutes)

F.

Presentation of African American Cultural Heritage Plan (Kelly de Schaun, 10 Minutes)

G.

Discuss and Consider Approval to Submit for Consideration an American Rescue Plan Travel, Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Grant from the Economic Development Administration (Kelly de Schaun, 10 Minutes)

XI.

Operations

A.

Update on Stewart Beach Public-Private Partnership (Marty Fluke, 10 Minutes)

B.

Discuss and Consider Approval of Proposal by Atkins to Conduct a Wetland Delineation at Stewart Beach (Ann Hobing, 5 Minutes)

C.

Discuss And Consider Concessionaire Partner Program Financial Policies (Kimberly Danesi, 15 Minutes)

XII.

Consent

A.

Discuss and Consider Approval of Park Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes (Schel Heydenburg)

B.

Discuss and Consider Approval of Use of Parking Lot by First Lutheran Church for Oktoberfest, October 22-24, 2021 (Schel Heydenburg)

C.

Discuss and Consider Approval of Cultural Arts Interlocal with the City of Galveston for the National Endowment of the Arts Grant (Kelly de Schaun)

D.

Discuss and Consider Approval of Galveston Economic Development Membership Fees (Kelly de Schaun)

E.

Discuss and Consider Approval of Changes to the Employee Handbook Effective October 1, 2021 (Susan Keebles)

F.

Discuss And Consider Approval To Execute A Contract With Atkins For Renewal Of The Federal Beach Cleaning Permit (Kimberly Danesi)

G.

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

H.

Discuss And Consider Approval Of July 2021 Unaudited Financial Statements (Bryson Frazier)

XIII.

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

XIV.

Action Item (s) Resulting from Executive Session

A.

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

XV.

Monthly Report

XVI.

Future Agenda Items

XVII.

Announcements

XVIII.

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 September 24, 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)