Port Commission Meeting Update

HOUSTON--()--The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority met Tuesday in advance of its regular October meeting to conduct several items of business.

Staff gave a presentation on the upcoming Texas legislative session, and possible initiatives of interest to Texas ports, stakeholders, and the Port Authority. The Port Commission consented to the corporate restructuring of one of its tenants at Bayport Container Terminal. Finally, the Port Commission reviewed and approved staff’s recommendation for a brand identity and marketing plan in support of its strategic goal to grow and diversify the business base.

The next regular Port Commission meeting is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 9:00 am.

Port Commission meetings take place in the fourth floor boardroom of the Port Authority Executive Building, 111 East Loop North (Exit 29 off Loop 610) in Houston.

Meeting agendas are available on the Port of Houston Authority website, http://www.portofhouston.com/the-port-commission/public-meetings/agendas.

About the Port of Houston Authority

For more than 100 years, the Port of Houston Authority has owned and operated the public wharves and terminals of the Port of Houston – the nation’s largest port for foreign waterborne tonnage and an essential economic engine for the Houston region, the state of Texas, and the nation. It supports the creation of nearly 1.175 million jobs in Texas and 2.7 million jobs nationwide, and economic activity totaling almost $265 billion in Texas – 16 percent of Texas’ total gross domestic product – and more than $617 billion in economic impact across the nation. For more information, visit the Port Authority website at: www.portofhouston.com.

Contacts

Port of Houston Authority
Lisa Ashley, Director, Media Relations
Office: 713-670-2644; Mobile: 832-247-8179 E-mail: lashley@poha.com

Release Summary

HOUSTON – The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority met Tuesday in advance of its regular October meeting to conduct several items of business.

Contacts

Port of Houston Authority
Lisa Ashley, Director, Media Relations
Office: 713-670-2644; Mobile: 832-247-8179 E-mail: lashley@poha.com