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Community and Economic Development Committee

Date: June 5, 2013



Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Community and Economic Development Committee to be held Wednesday, June 5, at 8:30 a.m., in the second floor conference room of City Hall, 910 S. Friendswood Dr., Friendswood, Texas, regarding the items of business in accordance with the agenda listed below:


1. Call to Order.

2. Roll Call.

3. Approval of May 1, 2013 meeting minutes.

4. Discussion and possible action, but not limited to the Community and Economic Development Committee’s strategic plan, goals, and action items. 
    - Discussion regarding FM528 strategy 
    a. Report on meetings with landowners/brokers

5. Discussion and possible action regarding the City’s tax abatement policy.

6. Reports: 
    A. Planning and Zoning 
    B. Liaisons: 
         -City Council/FISD/CCISD/Chamber/BAHEP/Galveston County 
    C. Committee members 
    D. City Staff 
         Future meeting dates: July 3, August 7, September 4, October 2

7. Adjournment.

Karen Capps
Economic Development Coordinator


This facility is wheelchair accessible and accessible parking spaces are available. Requests for accommodations or interpretive services must be made 48 hours prior to this meeting. Please contact the City Secretary’s Office at (281) 996-3270 for further information.


I, Melinda Welsh, City Secretary of the City of Friendswood, do hereby certify that the above notice of meeting of the Friendswood Community and Economic Development Committee was posted in a place convenient to the general public in compliance with Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 11:15 A.M.

Melinda Welsh
City Secretary