SEABROOK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2019 AT 7:00 P.M.
 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE SEABROOK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF SEABROOK WILL MEET ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2019 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.

DISCUSSION

2.1     Discussion on recently passed and adopted legislation regarding the Texas Open Meetings and Public Information Acts. (Lenio)

3.

SPECIFIC PUBLIC HEARINGS

3.1     Conduct public hearing on the proposed fiscal year 2019-2020 Economic Development Corporation budget. This public hearing is held pursuant to Local Government Code section 505.159
ATTACHMENT 1:     Public Hearing
4.

PRESENTATIONS

4.1     EDC Director's report on economic development activities for August 2019. (Chavez)
ATTACHMENT 2:     Directors Report

4.2     Receive presentation for application for EDC incentives from Americano Café. (Chavez)
5.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

5.1     Section 551.087
Discuss / deliberate potential financial incentive(s) and financial information received from a business prospect that the City / EDC seeks to have locate, stay, or expand for which the City is conducting economic development negotiations, as provided by Texas Government Code Section 551.087.
6.

OPEN SESSION

6.1     The EDC Board will reconvene in open session to allow for possible action on the agenda items listed above under "Executive Session".

7.

NEW BUSINESS

7.1     Consider and take all appropriate action on extension request from WMF Investments "Retail at the Commons" seeking to extend their project completion date.  (Chavez)

7.2     Consider and take all appropriate action on a business incentive application filed by Americano Café at location 2900 NASA Parkway, Seabrook, TX. (Chavez)
ATTACHMENT 3:     Incentive Application

7.3     Consider and take all appropriate action on nominating the Business-of-the-Year for the Economic Alliance annual meeting. (Chavez)
ATTACHMENT 4:     Business of the Year

8.

ROUTINE BUSINESS

8.1     Approve minutes of the August 8, 2019 regular EDC meeting. (Patel)
ATTACHMENT 5:     August 8, 2019 minutes

8.2     Update on SH 146 expansion.

8.3     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, September 9, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. and that it will remain posted until the meeting has ended.

/s/ Pat Patel                               
Pat Patel
EDC
Administrative Assistant