An appeals court has stopped momentarily the Port of Corpus Christi from taking action on a potential multi-billion dollar project on Harbor Island.
Port officials were supposed to vote yesterday on a 50-year lease with Lone Star Ports LLC. The company has plans to build for a marine storage terminal on Harbor Island capable of loading very large crude carriers.
However, the 13th Court of Appeals has cited with former Port Commissioner Kenneth Berry, who was seeking a stay to prevent a vote from taking place.
Berry says the port has violated the Open Meetings Act in the way it’s negotiated the deal.
Port officials say they will appeal.