A quorum of the Benbrook City Council may be in attendance at this meeting.
WORK SESSION - 6:45 P.M. CENTRAL CONFERENCE ROOM The Work Session may continue after the Regular Board Meeting adjourns.
Introduction of new BEDC Board Members.
Discuss Election of Officers.
Review/Discuss the Regular Board Meeting Agenda.
Staff Updates (time permitting):
Discussion of approved projects may include, but are not limited to, the following: Benbrook Blvd./U.S. Hwy. 377, N.W. Winscott Addition, Westpark Corner, Russell Feed & Supply, ACE Hardware, American Masonry Supply, and/or Lot 1 Block 1 Evans Addition.
Benbrook development activity.
Benbrook City Council (action items of interest to the Board).
ED Department items/initiatives/contracts/programs/marketing/activities/events.
REGULAR BOARD MEETING – 7:30 P.M.
All Agenda items are subject to final action.
CALL TO ORDER
CITIZEN’S PUBLIC FORUM
Citizen’s Public Forum provides the public with the opportunity to address the Board on any BEDC matter or item on the agenda. State Law prohibits any deliberation of or formal action regarding items presented during the citizen’s public forum. The Board may only make a statement of specific factual information given in response to the inquiry, recite an existing policy, or request staff place the item on an agenda for a subsequent meeting.
Approve the September 20, 2021, Regular Board Meeting Minutes.
Approve the October 18, 2021, Regular Board Meeting Minutes.
Approve the November 15, 2021, Regular Board Meeting Minutes.
Election of 2022 BEDC Officers (President, Vice President, and Secretary).
Consider Approval of a Lease Agreement Between the Benbrook Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) and Kenneth Russell.
Receive Monthly Financial Report for Period Ending November 30, 2021.
Receive Monthly Financial Report for Period Ending December 31, 2021.
Pursuant to the Texas Open Meetings Act:
Section 551.072 – Deliberations Regarding Real Property.
Deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property, as deliberation in an open session would have a detrimental effect on the position of governmental body negotiations with a third person.
CONSIDER APPROVAL OF A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BENBROOK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (BEDC) AND KENNETH RUSSELL.
RECONVENE INTO OPEN SESSION
TAKE ANY NECESSARY OR APPROPRIATE ACTION AS A RESULT OF CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION
The BEDC Board reserves the right to convene in Executive Session on any item on the Agenda pursuant to the provisions of the Open Meetings Law, Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, in accordance with the authority contained in:
Section 551.071, Consultation with City Attorney
Section 551.072, Deliberation regarding real property
Section 551.073, Deliberation regarding gifts and donations
Section 551.087, Deliberation regarding economic development negotiations
This meeting will be recorded, and the recording will be made available to the public in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, upon written request.
THIS FACILITY IS WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE. FOR SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS, OR TO INFORM US OF INACCESSIBILITY TO THIS MEETING, PLEASE CONTACT CYNTHIA D. WILLIAMS, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING, AT 817-249-6990. PLEASE CALL 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE IF YOU REQUIRE INTERPRETATIVE SERVICES.