SEABROOK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING - TELECONFERENCE MEETING
THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2020 AT 6:00 P.M.
 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE SEABROOK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION WILL MEET ON THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2020 AT 6:00 PM BY TELECONFERENCE TO DISCUSS, CONSIDER, AND IF APPROPRIATE, TAKE ACTION WITH RESPECT TO THE ITEMS LISTED BELOW.

DUE TO THE CLOSING OF ALL CITY FACILITIES TO THE PUBLIC, THIS MEETING WILL ONLY BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC VIA REMOTE ACCESS THAT ALLOWS FOR TWO-WAY COMMUNICATIONS FOR THOSE DESIRING TO PARTICIPATE. MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC MAY ATTEND THE MEETING VIA TELEPHONE BY CALLING (877) 568-4106 AND ENTERING ACCESS CODE 594-116-733  TO LISTEN TO THE MEETING AND/OR PROVIDE COMMENT DURING THE PUBLIC COMMENT PORTION OF THE AGENDA. MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC MAY ACCESS THE AGENDA AT WWW.SEABROOKTX.GOV/AGENDACENTER TO VIEW AGENDA AND ATTACHMENTS.

THOSE PERSONS WISHING TO SPEAK DURING THE PUBLIC COMMENTS PORTION OF THE AGENDA MUST REGISTER NO LATER THAN 1:00 P.M. ON THURSDAY, JULY 9, BY SENDING AN EMAIL TO PPATEL@SEABROOKTX.GOV AND PROVIDING YOUR NAME, ADDRESS, AND PHONE NUMBER.

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. Names of those registered to speak will be called in the order in which they registered. When your name is called, please state your name and address clearly before making your comments. Thank You.
2.

PRESENTATIONS

2.1     EDC Director's report on economic development activities for June 2020.
ATTACHMENT 1:     Directors report
3.

NEW BUSINESS

3.1     Consider and take all appropriate action on the election of officers (Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer) of the Seabrook EDC Board for the next fiscal year 2020-2021. (Chavez)
ATTACHMENT 2:     FY 2019-2020 Officer elections 

3.2     Consider and take all appropriate action on EDC goals for the next fiscal year 2020-2021.
ATTACHMENT 3:     FY 2019-2020 EDC Goals          Strategic Plan

3.3     Consider and take all appropriate action on the request by the City of Seabrook Streets/Parks Department for a one-time purchase for equipment used to service trails in an amount not to exceed $58,300. This is an unbudgeted item and funds will be drawn from 707-5617. (Chavez)
ATTACHMENT 4:     Equipment Invoice

3.4     Consider and take all appropriate action on the proposed EDC Budget for the next fiscal year 2020-2021. (Chavez)
4.

CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION

Pursuant to Section 551.087 of the Texas Government Code, the Seabrook Economic Development Corporation will meet in closed session to consider commercial or financial information regarding business prospects or projects and associated legal issues. The following subject may be discussed:

4.1     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.
5.

OPEN SESSION

5.1     The EDC Board will reconvene in open session to allow for possible action on the agenda items listed above under "Executive Session".
6.

ROUTINE BUSINESS

6.1     Approve minutes of the June 3, 2020 teleconference EDC meeting. (Patel)
ATTACHMENT 5:     June 3, 2020 minutes

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, July 6, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. and that it will remain posted until the meeting has ended.

/s/ Pat Patel                               
Pat Patel
EDC
Administrative Assistant