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H-GAC Board of Directors
by John David Suayan
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to approve mid-year revisions to the H-GAC 2016 budget.

The proposed 2016 Revised Budget, which is down by approximately 6 percent, incorporates all known changes in revenues and expenditures, as well as financial results of operations through June. The proposal includes increases in transportation and local non-grant funded expenditures and decreases are in community and environmental, data services, and capital expenditures. Item Summary

“Each year about this time, we do a good housekeeping process in terms of H-GAC’s budget and financial programs,” said H-GAC Executive Director Jack Steele. "Part of good housekeeping means start by looking back, taking into account of all financially-related board actions to date.”

The board voted unanimously to approve a contract with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to revise and update the Galveston Bay Plan.

The board voted unanimously to approve a contract with HDR for the Port Area Mobility Study.

The board voted unanimously to approve appointments to H-GAC Advisory committees. Appointments

The board voted unanimously to nominate Matagorda County Judge Nate McDonald for the vice presidency of the Texas Association of Regional Councils.

All other agenda items were approved unanimously.  Agenda Attendance

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