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Business & Industry
Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners
by Garrett Bryce
Monday, January 22, 2018

The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to renew the port's property insurance policy for 2018-2019 with Higginbotham Insurance & Financial Services.

The port's current policy expires this month. The new policy will be for a term of two years through McGriff, Seibels and Williams, at a premium of $356,250 per year.

Port Director & CEO Chris Fisher said the policy covers approximately $68 million in port assets. Listen (5:09)

The board voted to approve a change order to the 2300 Heat Tracing and Insulation Project. The change order increases the contract with Newtron Heat Trace, LLC by $106,052, for a total contract amount of $2,912,840.

The board voted to approve a change order for the 2300 Manifold MCC-6 Electrical Building Project. The change order increases the contract, with M & I Electric Industries, by $5,000, for a new total amount of $567,890.

The board voted to approve a change order for the 2300 Manifold Infrastructure Project. The change order increases the contract, with SDI Group, by $31,122, for a new total amount of $13,652,174.

Each of the three change orders were related to projects associated with the Jefferson Energy Terminal at the port's Orange County terminal.

The board voted to amend a consultant agreement with RMA & Associates to increase the annual payment to the firm from $70,000 per year to $80,000 per year. The firm provides grant consulting services.

All items were approved. All votes were unanimous with all members present. Agenda




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