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Date: July 5, 2017
Time: 9:30 AM

 

STATE OF TEXAS §
CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD §
COUNTIES OF GALVESTON/HARRIS §

Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Community and Economic Development Committee to be held Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 9:30 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:

AGENDA

     1. Call to Order 
     2. Roll call

CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION

     Convene into Executive Session: 
     Section 551.087: Deliberation regarding Economic Development Negotiations

RECONVENE INTO OPEN SESSION

     3. Consideration/approval of May 3, 2017 meeting minutes
     4. Elect/Reelect Chair and Vice Chair
    
5. Discussion and possible action regarding committee goals

         Downtown: (Provenzano, Kay)
          -Downtown Marketing Plan
          -Downtown business recruitment strategy for restaurants, specialty shops, boutique hotel
         Panhandle/FM 2351: (Zeissig, Perry, Kay)
          -Review Blackhawk Boulevard extension 
          -Consider a hotel study to attract a high-end hotel at three specific locations in the city:
            Downtown, Whitcomb property, and Panhandle
          -Meet with landowners FM 528: (Evans, Whitley, Foreman)
            Revisit infrastructure needs for FM 528
            Meet with City Council

   6. Staff and member comments
   7. Liaison reports
   8. Adjournment

Future meeting dates: August 2, September 6, October 4, 2017

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Karen Capps
Economic Development Coordinator

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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.

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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 Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 3:45 PM.

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Melinda Welsh City Secretary