Board Meeting, Tues., May 24th

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Galveston County Community Action Council, Inc.

  • Amos Sowell Board President

    Telephone: 409-765-7878

    Fax: 409-765-9951

    4700 Broadway Suite C109 Galveston, Texas 77552
  • Sonia Boone Interim Executive Director

    P.O. Box 3206 Galveston, Texas 77552


TO: Board of Directors Members

FROM: Amos Sowell, Board President

DATE: May 20, 2022

RE: Board of Directors Regular Teleconference 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, May 24, 2022 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.

Dr. Sonia Boone is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: GCCAC Regular Board Meeting

Date/Time: May 24, 2022 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
  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. As a Community Action, we will embody the very attitude of being a

    servant to the people.

  5. Declaration of Conflict of Interest
  6. Comments from audience regarding agenda and/or non-agenda items (2-minute limit)
  7. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes of April 26, 2022
  8. Consider Reports

    a. President or 1st Vice President’s Remarks

    b. Interim Executive Director’s Report

  9. 9. Program Reports – Presentation, Discussion and Action

    a. Human Resource

    b. Crime Victims Services – Ms. Carol Freeman, CVS Advocate & Director

    c. Neighborhood Services Report – Dr. Sonia Boone, Director & Interim E.D.

    d. Finance Report

    e. COVID-19 – Mr. John Flowers, Director

  10. 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)

    551.074 (Personnel Matters)

    Policies regarding Re-Employment of Former Employees

    EEOC Claim

    Copier Contract Situation

    Salary adjustment/compensation-Interim Executive Director

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


On this 20th day of May 2022 at 11:00 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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