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January 23, 2018 (4:00 PM)

Friendswood Downtown Economic Development Corporation
Board Meeting

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 4 p.m.
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: January 9, 2018
4. Public Hearing

To receive comment from the public both oral and written regarding utilizing a portion of Type B sales tax proceeds for a proposed project, named Project Downtown Improvements, to be located in the downtown area as defined by the City of Friendswood Downtown District Map, and will consist of landscape architecture and planning services and downtown improvements including but not limited to paved sidewalks, pedestrian amenities including lighting, benches, signage, and other related public improvements, and the maintenance and operations expenses for the above described projects in order to promote new and expanded business development in the downtown area.

5. Discussion and possible action regarding amending the FDEDC’s annual budget

6. Discussion and possible action regarding approval of a contract for professional landscape and architecture services with Lauren Griffith Associates

7. Financial Report

8. Staff updates

    -Development Update
-Project Poles and Wires Relocation and Reduction

9. Members comments

10. Future meeting dates: February 13

11. 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 Friday, January 19, 2018 at 9:30 AM.

Melinda Welsh
City Secretary

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