Board Meeting – Tues. April 16

meeting room

Galveston County Community Action Council, Inc.

  • Joe Compian

    Telephone 409-765-7878 Board President Fax Number 409-765-9951

    4700 Broadway, Suite C109
  • Robert Quintero

    P.O. Box 3206 Executive Director

    Galveston, TX 77552


TO: Board of Directors Members
FROM: Joe Compian, Board President
DATE: March 12, 2021
RE: Board of Directors Special Meeting


In accordance with order of the Office of the Governor issued March 16, 2020, the Galveston County Community Action Council, Inc. Board of Directors will conduct its meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. by telephone and video conference in order to advance the public health goal of limiting face-to-face meetings to slow the spread of the Coronavirus/COVID-19.

THERE WILL BE NO PUBLIC ACCESS TO THE GCCAC OFFICE DURING THE MEETING. The public will be permitted to offer public comments telephonically as provided below and as permitted by the Board President during the meeting. A recording of the telephonic meeting will be made, and will be available to the public in accordance with the Open Meetings Act upon written request.

Robert Quintero is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: GCCAC Monthly Board Meeting
Date/Time: March 16, 2021 1:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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If you require accommodation to participate in this meeting, contact Rosalyn Preacher at 409-765-7878 or at least 48 hours prior to the meeting start time. During the course of the meeting, the Board may consider agenda items in any order at any time in Executive Session for the purpose allowed under the Texas Open Meetings Act. The agenda for this meeting and the subjects to be discussed or considered, upon which formal action may be taken, are as follows:

  1. Call Meeting to Order – Compian
  2. Roll Call / Establishment of Quorum
  3. Invocation – Appointee

    Community Action changes People’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.

  5. Declaration of Conflict of Interest – Compian
  6. Comments from audience regarding agenda and/or non-agenda items (2-minute limit)
  7. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes of January 28, 2021.
  8. Consider Reports

    a. President’s Remarks
    b. Executive Director’s Report
    c. Pre-K For All – Status Update (Mr. Richards)

  9. Program Reports – Presentation, Discussion and Action

    a. Crime Victims Services – Carol Freeman, Community Victim Services’ Advocate
    b. Neighborhood Services Report – Robin Henry, Neighborhood Services Director
    c. Finance Report – Sivam Mahasivam, Chief Financial Officer

  10. Action Items – Discussion and Possible Action

    a. Approval of the Gift Card Policy (Sivam)
    b. Approval of 2020 external audit engagement letter from Bankole, Okoye & Associates
    c. Employees Earned Vacation
    d. CVS Resolutions

  11. Executive Session: The GCCAC reserves the right to adjourn into Executive Session at Any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any matters listed on the agenda, As authorized by the Texas Government Code, including, but not limited to, Sections 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney), 551.072 (Deliberations about Real Property), 551.073 (Deliberations about Gifts and Donations), 551.074 (Personnel Matters), and 551.076 (Deliberations about Security Devices) 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney)


  12. Reconvene to open session to consider action, if any, on Executive Session items
  13. Next Regular Board Meeting date
  14. Adjournment


On this 12th day of March 2021 at 11:30 a.m. this notice was posted in the entrance to Galveston Community Center, 4700 Broadway, Galveston, Texas 77551 at a place convenient to the public and readily accessible to the general public at all times.

Rosalyn Preacher
Administrative Assistant, GCCAC

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