NOTICE OF MEETING
CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GALVESTON
THURSDAY - OCTOBER 28, 2021 - 9:00 A.M.
ROOM 204 - CITY HALL
823 ROSENBERG, GALVESTON, TEXAS
TELEPHONE: (409) 797-3510

Due to the increase in infections with variants of COVID-19 the wearing of masks is highly recommended if you are attending the meetings 

 Members of the public may participate in the meeting in the following ways:
1. Attend the Zoom meeting by registering in advance at the following web address: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4MZ0cTE0RQelKDR8oK8GYQ
2. Submit public comment in advance of the meeting: https://forms.galvestontx.gov/Forms/PublicComment
3. Attend the meeting in person at the above address.  

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.

Receive Initial Assessment regarding whether Redistricting is required considering the new 2020 Census Data (D. Glywasky - 30 min)

3.C.

Discussion of joining the State Opioid Settlement (D. Glywasky - 15 min)

3.D.

Discussion with Centerpoint on Electrical Infrastructure (C. Brown/Paul Lock - 30 min)

3.E.

Presentation of Draft of the Airport Master Plan (M. Shahan - 30 min)

3.F.

Status Update of the Pelican Island Bridge Project (Brown - 20 min)

3.G.

Status Update of the Galveston Island Redevelopment Authority, Galveston Housing Finance Corporation, and Galveston Property Finance Authority (B. West - 20 min)

3.H.

Presentation of the Final Report of the Recycling Ad Hoc Committee (W. Schuster/J. Steinhaus - 15 min)

3.I.

Council Discussions:

  1. Short Term Rental Annual Registration Fee/Fire Code Occupancy Limits (Robb/Brown - 15 min)
3.J.

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

4.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

4.A.

Pursuant to Texas Gov’t Code 551.071- Consultation with attorney, an executive session will be conducted to discuss and receive legal advice concerning pending litigation and/or a settlement offer, or on a matter in which the duty of the attorney to the governmental body under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with this chapter, related to the following:


4.A.1.

The City Council may go into Executive Session pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071 to receive advice from legal counsel regarding the City's redistricting obligations.

4.A.2.

Mediated settlement agreement in Cause No. 19-CV-2191, Sharon Davis, and as assignee of the City of Galveston v. Quality Works Construction, Inc. and Insurors Indemnity Company, 56th Judicial District Court, Galveston County and authorizing the City Manager to execute any documents necessary to effectuate the settlement and release.

5.

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 October 22, 2021 at 12:00 P.M.

Janelle Williams

Janelle Williams, City Secretary

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 CITY SECRETARY'S OFFICE, SUITE 201, 823 ROSENBERG, GALVESTON, TEXAS 77550 (409-797-3510).