4A EDC Regular Monthly Board Meeting

                                                     AGENDA COLEMAN EDC, INC.

REGULAR BOARD MEETING

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BOARD ROOM

218 SOUTH COMMERCIAL

COLEMAN, TEXAS

     

Monday, July 25, 2016

4:00 P.M.

 

CALL TO ORDER: ROY POAGE--PRESIDENT

 

WELCOME TO VISITORS AND GUESTS:

 

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING:

 

·         Board will consider approval of minutes of June 27, 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 easement for the CEDC billboard located on the U. S. bypass.  Roy Poage and Monte Merriman

 

2.        The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the CEDC taking charge of the care and custody the four Billboards presently controlled by the Chamber of Commerce.  Roy Poage and Mary Griffis

 

3.       The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning seeking bids to repair the roof on the Selkirk Building. Roy Poage and Monte Merriman

 

4.       The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the status of the purchase of the acreage owned by the Coleman Development Corporation located in the Industrial Park.  Roy Poage

 

5.       The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the recent visit of Chew visit to Coleman. Roy Poage and Kim Little

 

6.        The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the presentation of the 2016/2017 CEDC budget to the City Council by 9/1/16. Roy Poage and Harold Skelton

 

7.      The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the total number of students that have graduated since the inception of the CNA program and how many have been employed in Coleman County.  Roy Poage and Kim Little

 

8.       The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the sale of the Danek Brothers facility to the CEDC.  Roy Poage

 

9.       The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the update of the duties and responsibilities of the Executive Director for 2016 which is to include the latest information of each business prospect under consideration including those generated by SLP.   Roy Poage and Kim Little

 

10.   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 8 and 9 above as authorized by Texas Government Code Sections;  551.072, 551.074 and 551.087.  Roy Poage

 

11.   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 item 8 and 9.  Roy Poage

 

12.    The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning the TMCN Advertising and Membership renewal fees.  Roy Poage and Kim Little

 

13.   The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning sending Executive Director to the ARCIT meeting in San Antonio, October 25-27, 2016.   Roy Poage and Kim Little

 

14.   The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning sending the Executive Director to the TEDC annual Conference in San Antonio, October 19-21 2016.  Roy Poage and Kim Little

 

15.   The CEDC Board may consider, discuss, or take actions concerning sending the Executive Director to the metroplex for one–on-one corporate real estate/site consultant meetings in Dallas with appointments set up by the
SLP partners.
  Roy Poage and Kim Little

 

16.   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:

 

Fellowship Baptist/Workforce Center

Update on Strategic Plan

Internet update

Housing Update-TSHAC & Cornerstone

Leadership Coleman

 

17.   HEARING OF VISITORS CONCERNING MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA –  Roy Poage (Visitors shall be limited to no more than (5) five minutes to address the CEDC Board. 

 

In accordance with Section 551.042 of the Texas Government Code, an inquiry made at a meeting shall be conducted as follows:

 

(a.)    If at a meeting of a governmental body, a member of the public or the governmental body inquiries 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:

 

1.       A statement of a specific factual information given in response to the inquiry; or

2.       A recitation of existing policy in a response to the inquiry.

 

(b.)   Any deliberation of or a decision about the subject of the inquiry shall be limited to a proposal to place the subject on the agenda for a subsequent meeting.           

 

 

18.   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.