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FDEDC Meeting

Date: August 8, 2017
Time: 4:00 PM


Friendswood Downtown Economic Development Corporation
Annual Board Meeting

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 4 pm

Friendswood Public Library
Meeting Room
416 S. Friendswood Drive
Friendswood, TX 77546


1. Call to order and roll call of Board Members

2. Citizen comments

3. Consider and take action on approval of minutes: June 13, 2017

4. Election of Board Officers

5. Presentation/overview by City of Pearland representatives regarding their initiatives to improve and enhance city gateways and corridors

6. Consider and take action on a proposal to remove utility poles and lines

7. Discussion and possible action regarding the 2017-18 budget

8. Discussion and possible action regarding follow up to the Board’s planning and goal-setting meeting

     a. Economic Development Corporation – Johnson, Cox
Max revenue
Historic town feel
b. HGAC, Regional/State/Federal/Texas Downtown Association – Marx, Hillenburg 
Matching Funds Opportunity
c. Non-Government – McGinnis
d. Google search Downtown Corporations – Hill, Todd
e. Citizen Input – Hill, Todd
They are potential customers
Business input/viability of business 
Downtown business owners 
9. Staff updates

10. Members comments

11. Future meeting dates: September 12, October 10

12. 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, August 3, 2017 at 3:30 PM.

Melinda Welsh
City Secretary