NOTICE OF MEETING
SEABROOK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 09, 2017 AT 7:00 P.M.

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE SEABROOK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK WILL MEET ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 09, 2017 AT 7:00 P.M. AT SEABROOK CITY HALL, 1700 FIRST STREET, SEABROOK, TEXAS TO CONSIDER, AND IF APPROPRIATE, TAKE ACTION WITH RESPECT TO THE AGENDA ITEMS LISTED BELOW.

ALTHOUGH THIS IS NOT A SEABROOK CITY COUNCIL MEETING, MEMBERS OF THIS BODY MAY ATTEND AND A QUORUM OF THIS BODY MAY BE PRESENT.

THIS FACILITY IS WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE AND ACCESSIBLE PARKING SPACES ARE AVAILABLE.  REQUESTS FOR OTHER ACCOMMODATIONS OR INTERPRETIVE SERVICES, MUST BE MADE 48 HOURS PRIOR TO THIS MEETING.  PLEASE CONTACT THE CITY SECRETARY'S OFFICE AT (281) 291-5600 OR FAX (281) 291-5710 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.


1.
PUBLIC COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
At this time comments will be taken from the audience on any subject matter, whether or not that item is on the agenda. All comments are limited to a maximum of four minutes for each speaker, shall be limited to City business or City-related business or matters of the general public interest, and shall not include any personal attacks. In accordance with the Open Meetings Act, Corporation members may not discuss or take action on any item that has not been posted on the agenda. When your name is called, please come to the podium and state your name and address clearly into the microphone before making your comments. Thank You.
2.
PRESENTATIONS
2.1.
EDC Director's report on economic development activities for January 2017. (Chavez)
2.2.
The Retail Coach presentation on retail strategies services proposal. (Chavez)
2.3.
Bi-annual Communications and Marketing Report and 2017 Advertising Update (Dearman)
3.
EXECUTIVE SESSION
3.1.
551.072
Pursuant to Section 551.072, Texas Government Code, conduct executive session to deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property, as deliberation in an open meeting would have detrimental effect on the position of the EDC/City in negotiations with a third person.
4.
OPEN SESSION
The EDC Board will reconvene in open session to allow for possible action on the agenda items listed above under "Executive Session".
5.
NEW BUSINESS - The Corporation will discuss, consider, and if appropriate, take action on the items listed below.
5.1.
Consider and take all appropriate action on a proposed 3 year contract of services from The Retail Coach for retail strategies services. (Chavez)
Documents:
  1. SeabrookEDCPSA.pdf
5.2.
Consider and take all appropriate action on Facade Improvement Grant Program changes. (Chavez)
5.3.
Consider and take all appropriate action on a streetscape design for an incentive project and consider further action for directing staff to prepare a project notice. (Chavez)
6.
ROUTINE BUSINESS - The Corporation will discuss, consider, and if appropriate, take action on the items listed below.
6.1.
Approve minutes of the December 08, 2016 regular EDC meeting and January 12, 2017 special joint meeting. (Patel)
6.2.
Update on SH 146 Expansion.
6.3.
Establish future meeting dates and agenda items.

the edc board reserves the right to hear any of the above described agenda items that qualify for an executive session in an executive session by publicly announcing the applicable section number of the open meetings act, (chapter 551 of the texas government code, and Vernon's texas codes annotated, in accordance with the authority contained in one or more of the following sections: section 551.071, consultation with attorney; section 551.072, real property; section 551.073, deliberation regarding a prospective gift; section 551.074, personnel matters; section 551.076, security devices; and section 551.087, economic development) that justifies executive session treatment.


CERTIFICATE

I certify that this notice was placed on the bulletin board at Seabrook City Hall on or before Monday, February 06, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. and that it will remain posted until the meeting has ended.

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Pat Patel
EDC
Administrative Assistant