EDC Meeting 3-14-19






Regular Meeting Agenda


The Board of Directors of the Type A Coleman Economic Development Corporation (“CEDC”) and the Type B Coleman Community Coalition (“CCC”) will meet in joint session on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 6:00p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 200 West Liveoak, Coleman, Texas.  All items on the agenda are for possible discussion and action.  The Board may vote and/or act upon each of the items listed on this Agenda.  One agenda item will be discussed at a time, in the order determined by the Presiding Officer, unless logic and practical considerations allow similar topics to be considered together for purposes of convenience and efficiency.


The CEDC and CCC Boards reserve the right to retire into closed, executive session on any of the items listed below should the need arise and if authorized by Title 5, Chapter 551, of the Texas Government Code, including but not limited to: Government Code Sections 551.071-Consultation with Attorney; 551.072-Deliberations about Real Property; 551.074-Personnel Matters; 551.087-Economic Development.


1.       Call to Order, Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance


2.       Hearing of Visitors

Any citizen who desires to address the Board on a matter not included on the agenda may do so at this time.  The Board may not deliberate on items presented under this agenda item.  Presentations are subject to three (3) minutes for items no on the agenda.  If you wish to speak to an item on the agenda, you will be allowed to speak when the Board addresses the item.  There is a (3) minute time limit for items on the agenda.  The presiding officer (with the consent of a majority of the Board) may grant additional time.  To comply with the provisions of the Open Meetings Act, the Board respectfully requests that prior to addressing the Board, that each person submit a Speaker Request Form stating your name, address, and topic of presentation.  The form is located at the entryway to Council Chambers.


3.       Approval of Minutes

A.      CEDC and CCC joint board meeting held on February 19, 2019.


4.       Financial Reports

A.      Review CEDC and CCC February Financial reports by Sandra Rose, CPA

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5.       Public Hearing

In accordance with the Texas Local Gov’t Code Section 505.159, a Public Hearing will be held by the Board of Directors of the Coleman Community Coalition, a Type B Economic Development Corporation

during a meeting to be held on March 14th, 2019 at 6:00 P.M.  at the Coleman City Hall, 200 W. Liveoak, Coleman, Texas, to consider and/or take action upon 4 projects:

Open Public Hearing

The Board may conduct a public hearing on 4 projects: 

1.       To provide funds up to $7,500.00 to be used for fencing materials and gate at Milton Autry Memory Lake to complete the exterior project and to remove old materials.

2.       To provide funds up to $5,000.00 to Coleman Performing Arts to help with cost to hire CAL Johnson to paint a mural on the North side of the studio.

3.       To provide funds up to $4,000.00 to Circle C Cattlewomen for funding to advertise & promote The Great Western Trail Days event, April 26-28, 2019.

4.       To provide funds up to $2,250.00 for the Western Syndicate Committee to promote the Steer/Heifer show scheduled for May 31st and June 1st & 2nd, 2019.

Close Public Hearing


6.       New Business

Consider and possibly take action on:

A.      Setting a date for the board and staff to participate in a planning workshop.

B.      Providing funding up to $10,000 from the Type A CEDC for Housing Demolition to the City of Coleman

C.      Providing funding up to $10,000 from the Type B CCC for Housing Demolition to the City of Coleman

D.      Providing funding from CEDC up to $1,200.00 for the Coleman County Job Fair on April 6, 2019 to be used for Facilities, Advertising and Hospitality.

E.       REDS Training recap and discussion on future training opportunities

F.       Recap on BRE visits with business partners, board and staff


7.       Directors Report-Retail/Events, VISTA update, Evergreen list & status on projects.


8.       Adjournment


Submitted by:



________________________________                                                                                                   Kim Little,Director of Economic Development

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I certify that the above notice of meeting was posted at City Hall, 200 W. Liveoak, Coleman, Texas, and on the Coleman EDC internet website on Monday, March 11, 2019 at 5:00p.m. and remained so posted continuously for at least seventy-two (72) hours preceding the scheduled time of said meeting.  I further certify that the media was properly notified.  A list of those notified will be available upon request.





                                                                                                                Karen Langley, City Secretary



Special Accommodations


The City of Coleman is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Reasonable accommodations and equal access to communications will be provided to those who provide notice to the City Secretary by calling 325-625-4116 or by going by 200 W. Liveoak, Coleman, Texas during normal business hours at least (48) forty-eight hours in advance of the scheduled meeting.




















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