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Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves
by John David Suayan
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted 6-0-1, with Todd P. Sullivan abstaining, to approve an addition of harbor maintenance fees, as well as an amendment of wharfage charges for petroleum and/or chemical products, and regulations and fees for transportation network companies to its Tariff Circular Number 6.

The board voted unanimously to remove Peter Simons from the list of persons authorized to conduct banking and investment transactions with respect to all port banking and investment accounts and approve a new list of persons to conduct these transactions effective August 28, 2018.

The board voted unanimously to approve the closure of the port’s safety deposit box located at Moody National Bank and approve a new list of persons authorized to access the box effective August 28, 2018.

The board tabled an item considering city construction to reopen 23rd Street north of Harborside Drive and the Pier 21 lease and development agreement.

All other agenda items were approved unanimously with all members present. Agenda

Earlier in the meeting, the board received a presentation made by Pete Goetzmann of the Archer-Daniels-Midland Company.

The Galveston Port Facilities Corporation met to vote unanimously to strip Simons of access to the port’s finances.




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