Board Meeting, Tues., January 25th
Galveston County Community Action Council, Inc.
Amos Sowell 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: Amos Sowell, Board President
DATE: January 21, 2022
RE: Board of Directors Teleconference Meeting
NOTICE OF BOARD 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, January 25, 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.
Robert Quintero is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: GCCAC Regular Board Meeting Date/Time: January 25, 2022 1:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Meeting ID: 848 8151 8642 Passcode: 944685
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If you require accommodation to participate in this meeting, contact Rosalyn Preacher at
409-765-7878 or Rosalyn.firstname.lastname@example.org 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
4 Seating of New Board Member
Lillie Ann Aleman – LULAC – Galveston County Private Representative
5. THE PROMISE OF COMMUNITY ACTION
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.
6. Declaration of Conflict of Interest
7. Comments from audience regarding agenda and/or non-agenda items (2-minute limit)
8. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes of December 14, 2021
9. Consider Reports
a. President’s Remarks
b. Executive Director’s Report
10. Program Reports – Presentation, Discussion and Action
a. Human Resource – Robert Quintero, Executive Director
b. Crime Victims Services – Carol Freeman, Community Victim Services’ Advocate
c. Neighborhood Services Report – Dr. Sonia Boone, Director
d. Finance Report - Sivam Mahasivam, Chief Financial Officer
11. Action Items – Discussion and Possible Action
a. Resolution for Grant Number 3784804
b. Update on Texas A & M Grant – John Flowers
c. 2020 Audit Bankole, Okoye & Associates, P.C. – Mr. Godwin Okoye
12. 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)
Executive Director Update on Agency / Appeal
13. Reconvene to open session to consider action, if any, on Executive Session items
14. Next Regular Board Meeting date
CERTIFICATE AS TO POSTING OR GIVING OF NOTICE
On this 21st day of January 2022 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.
Administrative Assistant, GCCAC