SEABROOK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING
THURSDAY, MARCH 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, MARCH 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 February 2017. (Chavez)
3.
OLD BUSINESS

3.1    Consider and take all appropriate action on a proposed 1 year contract with The Retail
         Coach for $33,000 with the option to extend for an additional 2 years at an amount not
         to exceed $21,000 for year 2 and $21,000 for year 3. (Chavez)
4.
NEW BUSINESS
 
4.1    Consider and take all appropriate action on approval of Project Notice for Old Seabrook
         District to promote or develop new or expanded business enterprises and/or that create 
         or retain primary jobs in or near the City of Seabrook, including but not limited to:
         targeted infrastructure (streets, transportation, utilities, drainage, site and related 
         improvements); acquisition of land, buildings, equipment, and facilities; demolition of
         aging or substandard buildings to improve the quality of commercial zones; general
         municipally owned improvements, parking facilities; or any other expenditures consistent
         with the purposes and duties as a Type B corporation, in an amount not to exceed
         $750,000.00. (Chavez)

4.2    Consider and take all appropriate action on the application to the EDC for a demolition
         grant to Seabrook Marina by owner Fay & Fay Properties at the former Regatta Inn
         Restaurant located at Seabrook Shipyard. Grant application will be for demolition and 
         site preparation of new development at said location in an amount not to exceed
         $20,000. (Chavez)

4.3    Consider and take all appropriate action on directing staff to prepare a demolition grant
         performance agreement with Fay & Fay Properties. (Chavez)
5.
ROUTINE BUSINESS

5.1    Approve minutes of the February 09, 2017 regular EDC meeting. (Patel)

5.2    Update on SH146 expansion.

5.3    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, March 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