SEABROOK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING - TELECONFERENCE MEETING
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2020 AT 6:00 P.M.
 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE SEABROOK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION WILL MEET ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2020 AT 6:00 PM BY TELECONFERENCE TO DISCUSS, CONSIDER, AND IF APPROPRIATE, TAKE ACTION WITH RESPECT TO THE 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.

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, SEPTEMBER 10, 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 August 2020. (Chavez)
ATTACHMENT 1:     Directors report

2.2     Economic Alliance Houston Port Region annual report. (Chad Burke)
ATTACHMENT 2:     Annual Report
3.

NEW BUSINESS

3.1     Consider and take all appropriate action on renewal of the Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce contract beginning October 1, 2020 thru September 30, 2021 in an amount not to exceed $10,000. This is a budgeted item. (Chavez)
ATTACHMENT 3:     Clear Lake Chamber Contract

3.2     Discussion of potential of conditional reimbursement to EDC in the amount of $244,500 from the City of Seabrook, for the amount funded and administered by EDC, implemented after March 1, 2020, for the Seabrook Economic Development Emergency Business Retention Incentive Program created in response of COVID-19 for expenditures related to the costs of business interruption and required closures.

4.

ROUTINE BUSINESS

4.1     Approve minutes of the August 13, 2020 teleconference EDC meeting. (Patel)
ATTACHMENT 4:     August 13, 2020 minutes

4.2     Update on SH 146 expansion.

4.3     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 7, 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