NOTICE OF MEETING
CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GALVESTON
THURSDAY - MAY 27, 2021 - 9:00 A.M.
TELEPHONE: (409) 797-3510
VIRTUAL ZOOM MEETING

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WORKSHOP AGENDA


1.

DECLARATION OF A QUORUM AND CALL MEETING TO ORDER

2.

ROLL CALL

3.

DISCUSSION ITEMS

3.A.

Clarification of Consent and Regular City Council Agenda Items - This is an opportunity for City Council to ask questions of Staff on Consent and Regular Agenda Items (20 minutes)

3.B.

Joint Workshop with the Wharves Board to discuss the following items of mutual interest (Brown - 40 minutes):

  1. Discussion of 2020 Financial Report and 2021 Budget
  2. Update on Status of Cruise Terminal 3 
  3. Update of General Port Operations on Port Managed Properties

3.C.

Discussion of the Policy for Board/Commission/Committee Appointments (Robb/Brown - 15 minutes)

  1. District Oriented Nominations (Robb/Brown)
  2. Ranking Oriented Nominations (Brown)
3.D.

Discussion of Golf Carts, Neighborhood Electric Vehicles, and Off Highway Vehicles (Legal - 15 minutes)

3.E.

Discussion of an Annual Registration Fee and other related topics for Short Term Rentals (B. Maxwell - 30 minutes)

3.F.

Discussion of authorizing Juneteenth as a City Holiday (Schuster/Brown - 15 minutes)

3.G.

Discussion of the process for reporting water leaks to the City and how to improve upon the process (Robb/Quiroga - 15 minutes)

3.H.

Discussion of Water and Sewer Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) and American Rescue Plan Grant Funding (M. Loftin - 30 minutes)

In spite of the investments of recent years, the City's water and wastewater systems are in need of substantial improvements.  The City's newest federal grant offers an opportunity to make strides forward in modernizing and rehabilitating these systems.
3.I.

Report of City Council's Park Board Representative (Collins/Brown - 10 minutes)

4.

PRESENTATIONS/REPORTS OF COUNCIL, OFFICER BOARDS, AND CITY MANAGER

4.A.

Pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.0415, the City Council may report on any of the following items:

1. Expressions of thanks, gratitude, and condolences 

2. Information regarding holiday schedules

3. Recognition of individuals
     a.   Opal Lee Day Proclamation
     b.  National Public Works Week Proclamation

4. Reminders regarding City Council events

5. Reminders regarding community events

6. Health and safety announcement
5.

COMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

Claims:  21-023 - Ariel Ledesma/Efrain Perales; 21-024 - Sharon Hernandez-Subonj; 21-025 - Tim Dudley; 21-026 - Sonya Porretto; 21-027 - Victoria Cortinas; 21-028 - Sebastine Chukwu; 21-029 - Terri Valiante; 21-030 - Michael Aaron; 21-031 - CenterPoint Energy; 21-032 - Guadalupe and Carina Tovar; 21-033 - Angie Manis; 21-034 - Heydi Martinez.
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 May 21, 2021 at 11:45 A.M.
JW Signature02
Janelle Williams, City Secretary

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