Public Hearing/Special Called EDC Meeting 9-23-19






Special Called Meeting/Public Hearing


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 Monday, September 23, 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 not 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.       Financial Reports

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

 4.      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 Economic Development Corporation (CEDC), a Type A Economic Development Corporation, and the Coleman Community Coalition (CCC), a Type B Economic Development Corporation, during a meeting to be held on September 23, 2019 at 6:00 P.M.  at the Coleman City Hall, 200 W. Liveoak, Coleman, Texas, to consider and/or take action upon 1 project:

Open Public Hearing

The Board may conduct a public hearing on 1 project: 

1.      To provide funds up to $475,000.00 from the Type A CEDC and the Type B CCC to pay for the lighting for the Coleman County Baseball Complex being constructed by the Coleman County Youth Sports Complex, a local 501(c)(3), non-profit organization.

Close Public Hearing


5.       Following the public hearing, the Boards may discuss and take action on the project, including, without limitation, appointing a 6 person joint committee with 2 members from the EDC Board, 2 members from the CCBC committee and two members of the City Council to consider and make  a recommendation on the lighting proposal for the Complex.


6.       Adjournment


Submitted by:




 Kim Little,

Director of Economic Development



I certify that the above notice of meeting was posted at City Hall, 200 W. Liveoak, Coleman, Texas, and on the City of Coleman and the Coleman EDC internet websites on Wednesday, September 18, 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.