4A EDC Agenda 04-19-16

                                                     AGENDA COLEMAN EDC, INC.

REGULAR BOARD MEETING

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BOARD ROOM

218 SOUTH COMMERCIAL

COLEMAN, TEXAS

                                                            Tuesday, April 19, 2016

4:00 P.M.

 

CALL TO ORDER: ROY POAGE--PRESIDENT

 

WELCOME TO VISITORS AND GUESTS:

 

RECEIVING  AN 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 3/15/2016. 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:

 

1.       The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the presentation of the annual audit of the CEDC.  Roy Poage and Becky Roberts

 

2.       The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the repairs to and the future use of the CEDC billboard located on the U. S. bypass.  Roy Poage and Kim Little

 

 

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

 

4.      The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the planting of the Giant Bermuda grass on the Rail Junction property.  Roy Poage

 

5.       The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the Texas Workforce Commission report for CTO.  Roy Poage and Harold Skelton

 

6.       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

 

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

 

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

 

9.       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 5, 6, 7 and 8 above as authorized by Texas Government Code Section;  551.087 and 551.074.  Roy Poage

 

10.   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 5, 6, 7 and 8.  Roy Poage

 

11.   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 the latest information of each business prospect.   Roy Poage and Kim Little

 

12.   The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the Executive Directors’ request to attend the ARCIT meeting in Brenham, Texas on April 21st.  Roy Poage and Kim Little

 

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

 

14.  The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning changing the day of the monthly board meeting from Tuesday to Monday. Roy Poage and Monte Merriman

 

 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:

 

Strategic Plan

CSH Housing Assessment meeting scheduled for April 27th

Update from SLP Partners   

 

15.   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.

 

_______________________________

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.