4A Agenda March 15th, 2016

  AGENDA COLEMAN EDC, INC.
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BOARD ROOM
218 SOUTH COMMERCIAL
COLEMAN, TEXAS
      
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
4:00 P.M.

CALL TO ORDER: ROY POAGE--PRESIDENT

WELCOME TO VISITORS AND GUESTS:

RECEIVINGAN INQUIRY BY A VISITOR:  Visitors will be limited to no more that (5) minutes to address the Board concerning an inquiry as follows:
1.  If, at a meeting of a governmental body, a member of the public or of the governmental body inquires about a subject for which notice has not been given as required by this subchapter, the notice provisions of this subchapter do not apply to:
(a) a statement of specific factual information given in response to the inquiry; or
(b) a recitation of existing policy in response to the inquiry.
2. Any deliberation of or decision about the subject of the inquiry shall be limited to a proposal to place the subject on the agenda for a subsequent meeting.
 

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING:

Board will consider approval of minutes of 2/16/16
       and 2/29/16.  The Board may take any action deemed necessary – Roy Poage
 
FINANCIAL REPORT:

Harold Skelton, the board’s accountant and Treasurer, will present the monthly financial report for the CEDC.  The Board may take any action deemed necessary – Roy Poage and Harold Skelton

 REGULAR BOARD MEETING:

The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the presentation of Robert Williamson on why he chose to move to Coleman to start a new business, what he is doing now and what his plans are for the future.  Roy Poage

The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the update of the annual plan and goals for 2016 by the Executive Director which is to include a profile of each business being recruited and why those businesses are interested in coming to Coleman including the leads-follow-up from Anaheim.   Roy Poage and Kim Little

The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the drainage problem at the industrial park.  Roy Poage and Monte Merriman

The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning a bid for the labor and some equipment on upgrading the electrical service for in the JAL/Selkirk Building.  Roy Poage and Herman Law

The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the upgrading of the CEDC and the CCC web site and the termination of the Social 180 contract.  Roy Poage and Kim Little

The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the Executive Directors’ request to attend the MRO Show in Dallas.  Roy Poage and Kim Little

The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the Performance Agreement between Wind Clean and the CEDC dated August 1, 2013.  Roy Poage

The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning an amendment to the Performance Agreement with JAL Welding.  Roy Poage and Herman Law

The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the annual performance evaluation of the Executive Director for 2015.  Roy Poage

The CEDC Board of the City of Coleman reserves the right to adjourn into Executive Session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss items 6, 7, 8, and 9 above as authorized by Texas Government Code Section;  551.087 and 551.074.  Roy Poage

Upon returning to open session, the CEDC Board may take any action it deems appropriate regarding the matters as discussed in the Executive Session under items 6, 7, 8 and 9.  Roy Poage

The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the
                         joint re-ordering of the Coleman Brochure with the CCC.

The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the request of the Executive Director on setting guidelines for selling or leasing the property owned or managed by the CEDC.  Roy Poage and Kim Little

The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the monthly report by the Executive Director.   Roy Poage and Kim Little
 

 


 BOARD AND STAFF COMMENTS:  
 
THE BOARD MEMBERS MAY DISCUSS AND/OR TAKE ACTIONS REGARDING ANY ITEM LISTED ON THIS AGENDA (ONLY THOSE ITEMS LISTED MAY BE PRESENTED AND DISCUSSED BY A MEMBER OF THE CEDC STAFF AND OR BOARD MEMBERS)

ITEMS TO BE COVERED BY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:

TEDC Winter Conference in Bastrop
Website update
Workforce Center Update
Cool and Connected
Strategic Plan Update

Adjournment of the Meeting.

The CEDC Board of the City of Coleman reserves the right to adjourn into Executive Session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the matters as listed above, as authorized by Texas Government Code Sections:  551.071 (Consultation with the Board’s attorney), 551.072 (Deliberations about Real Property), 551.074(Personnel Matters), 551.087 (Economic Development).


I Monte Merriman do hereby certify that the above notice of a meeting of the CEDC Board of Directors for the City of Coleman, Texas is a true and correct copy of the said notice and that a said copy of this notice was then posted on the front window of the City Hall and Chamber of Commerce of said City in Coleman, Texas in a location convenient and readily accessible to the general public at all times, and said notice was posted on ___________, 2016 at _______ A.M. and remained so posted continuously at least 72 hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.

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Monte Merriman,  Secretary CEDC

The CEDC is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Reasonable accommodations and equal access to communication will be provided to those who provide notice to the CEDC Secretary by calling 325-625-2163 or by going by 218 Commercial Avenue, Coleman, Texas 76834, during normal business hours at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance of the scheduled meeting.