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July 19, 2018 EDC Minutes

MINUTES

BOARD OF DIRECTORS REGULAR MEETING

HALTOM CITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

City Hall Pre-Council Chambers - 5024 Broadway Avenue July 19, 2018 – 6:00 P.M.

A Regular Meeting was held by the Board of Directors of the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) on Thursday, July 19, 2018, at the City Hall Pre-Council Chambers with the following members present: President Ricky Brown; Vice President Gary Blocker; Board Members Bob Watkins, Don Jury, Walter Grow, Wesley Hart, and Daren Hudson. Staff Members present: EDC Director Keith Lane, Assistant City Manager Rex Phelps, Finance Director Jennifer Fung, City Secretary Art Camacho, Public Works Director Greg Van Nieuwenhuize, and City Attorney Wayne Olson.

CALL TO ORDER

President Brown called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. in the Pre-Council Room.

  1. EDC Minutes – Consideration and/or action to approve the Minutes of June 21, 2018 and July 5, 2018. Board Member Jury moved, seconded by Board Member Watkins, to approve the Minutes of June 21, 2018 regular meeting. Board Member Watkins moved, seconded by Board Member Grow, to approve the Minutes of the July 5, 2018 joint meeting with the City Council. The motion was approved unanimously.

  2. Finance Report – Discussion of the monthly Finance Report. Finance Director Jennifer Fung presented the Finance Report. No action was taken.

  3. Economic Development Assistance Grant – Consideration and/or action to provide an Economic Development Assistance Grant to DAD-USA Investment, Inc. Planning and Community Development Director Glenna Batchelor presented the grant request and a discussion was held regarding the project objectives, total renovation costs, and projected completion deadline. President Brown requested this agenda item be discussed in Executive Session after Agenda Item # 4 is finished in the Council Chambers.

  4. EDC Property Purchase and Development Proposals – Consideration and/or action to accept a development and purchase offer in regard to EDC property, located at 5100 Springlake Parkway.

    The EDC Board moved from the Pre-Council Room to the Council table dais at 6:28 p.m. for Agenda Item # 4.

    The following individuals came forward with their presentations:

    1. Happy Baggett – Presented a PowerPoint that showed some prior projects of multi-use and his proposed mixed-use of the city property.

    2. Beaten Path Development – John Pitstick, Dan Quinto, and Jeff David (Our Country Homes) presented a PowerPoint that included several design schemes of mixed-use development.

    3. Alpha Barnes – Steve Barnes presented a PowerPoint with emphasis on residential development that included multi-family, single family and townhome development, in reference to the ongoing development work north of Loop 820 and Haltom Road.

President Brown called for an Executive Session at 7:40 p.m. under the following:

Section 551.071 – Consultation with the EDC Attorney. The Economic Development Corporation reserves the right to adjourn into Executive Session at any time during the course of this meeting to seek legal advice from the EDC Attorney about any matters listed on the agenda and litigation, dissolution/restructuring of the Haltom City Economic Development Corporation, settlement offers and/or claims including Flynn v. Haltom City.

Section 551.072 – Real Property. The Economic Development Corporation may deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property, including properties for projects related to the development of the 42.06 acres of EDC property, located at 5100 Springlake Parkway, Haltom City, Texas.

RECONVENE INTO REGULAR SESSION

Take any action necessary pursuant to executive session, including consideration and/or action regarding projects related to the development of EDC properties.

The EDC Board went back into Regular Session at 9:03 p.m. in the Council Chambers and proceeded with the following:

  1. Agenda Item # 3 – EDC Board took no action.

  2. Agenda Item # 4 - Board Member Grow moved, seconded by Board Member Watkins, to table Agenda Item # 4 – EDC property located at 5100 Springlake Parkway - for future consideration. The vote was unanimous. Motion carried.

ADJOURNMENT

President Brown adjourned the meeting at 9:04 p.m. RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED BY: APPROVED BY:

Art Camacho, City Secretary Ricky Brown, President

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June 21, 2018 EDC Minutes

MINUTES

BOARD OF DIRECTORS REGULAR MEETING

HALTOM CITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

City Hall Pre-Council Chambers - 5024 Broadway Avenue

June 21, 2018 – 6:00 P.M.

A Regular Meeting was held by the Board of Directors of the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) on Thursday, June 21, 2018, at the City Hall Pre-Council Chambers with the following members present: President Ricky Brown; Vice President Gary Blocker; Board Members Bob Watkins, Don Jury, and Walter Grow. Board Members Wesley Hart arrived at 6:03 p.m. and Board Member Daren Hudson arrived at 6:06 p.m. Staff Members present: EDC Director Keith Lane, Assistant City Manager Rex Phelps, Finance Director Jennifer Fung, City Secretary Art Camacho, Public Works Director Greg Van Nieuwenhuize, and City Attorney James Donovan.

CALL TO ORDER

President Brown called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

  1. EDC Minutes – Consideration and/or action to approve the Minutes of April 19, 2018. Board Member Watkins moved, seconded by Board Member Jury, to approve the Minutes of the April 19, 2018 meeting. The motion was approved unanimously.

  2. Finance Report – Discussion of the monthly Finance Report. Finance Director Jennifer Fung presented the Finance Report. No action was taken.

  3. Haltom Theater Grant Extension – Consideration and/or action to allow an extension to the EDC Grant provided to the Haltom Theater. Assistant City Manager Rex Phelps gave a brief review of the previous grant conditions and Chaz Buchanan, of the Historic Haltom Theater, addressed the reasons for the delay, which included drainage and street access. A discussion was held regarding the expected resolve of the delays and the projected time of completion. Board Member Jury moved, seconded by Board Member Grow, to approve a six (6) month extension of the current EDC Grant. The motion was approved unanimously.

President Brown called for an Executive Session at 6:18 p.m. to discuss this agenda item under the following:

Section 551.071 – Consultation with the EDC Attorney. The Economic Development Corporation reserves the right to adjourn into Executive Session at any time during the course of this meeting to seek legal advice from the EDC Attorney about any matters listed on the agenda and litigation, dissolution/restructuring of the Haltom City Economic Development Corporation, settlement offers and/or claims including Flynn v. Haltom City.

Section 551.072 – Real Property. The Economic Development Corporation may deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property, including properties for projects related to the development of new city facilities pertaining to the bond election.

The EDC Board went back into Regular Session at 6:23 p.m. No action was taken.

ADJOURNMENT

President Brown adjourned the meeting at 6:23 p.m. RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED BY: APPROVED BY:

Art Camacho, City Secretary Ricky Brown, President

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April 19, 2018 EDC Minutes

MINUTES

BOARD OF DIRECTORS REGULAR MEETING HALTOM CITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

City Hall Pre-Council Chambers - 5024 Broadway Avenue April 19, 2018 – 6:00 P.M.

A Regular Meeting was held by the Board of Directors of the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) on Thursday, March 15, 2018, at the City Hall Pre-Council Chambers with the following members present: President Ricky Brown; Vice President Gary Blocker; Board Members Bob Watkins, Don Jury, Daren Hudson and Wesley Hart. Board Member Trae Fowler arrived at 6:35

p.m. Staff Members present: EDC Director Keith Lane, Assistant City Manager Rex Phelps, Finance Director Jennifer Fung, City Secretary Art Camacho, and City Attorney Wayne Olson. Trent Petty, of Petty and Associates, was also present.

CALL TO ORDER

President Brown called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

  1. EDC Minutes – Consideration and/or action to approve the Minutes of March 15, 2018. Board Member Watkins moved, seconded by Board Member Blocker, to approve the Minutes of the February 15, 2018 meeting. The motion was approved unanimously.

  2. Finance Report – Discussion of the monthly Finance Report. Finance Director Jennifer Fung presented the Finance Report. No action was taken.

  3. Alpha Barnes Real Estate Services LLC. – Purchase offer and development presentation for EDC property located on the NE corner of Glenview and Haltom Road. Stephen Barnes and Shawn Gold, of Alpha Barnes Real Estate Services, presented a PowerPoint detailing their concept plan for the 43 acres northwest of the intersection of Glenview and Haltom Road, which included townhomes and single-family residential sites.

  4. Bylaws Attendance and EDC Property Transfer Amendment – Consideration and/or action to revise the attendance and EDC property transfer in the EDC Bylaws. EDC Director Keith Lane presented the current code of ethics guidelines for review until the next meeting. Board Member Watkins moved, seconded by Board Member Hudson, to table this item until the May 17, 2018 meeting. The vote was unanimous. Motion carried.

President Brown called for an Executive Session at 6:23 p.m. to discuss this agenda item under the following:

Section 551.071 – Consultation with the EDC Attorney. The Economic Development Corporation reserves the right to adjourn into Executive Session at any time during the course of this meeting to seek legal advice from the EDC Attorney about any matters listed on the agenda and litigation, dissolution/restructuring of the Haltom City Economic Development Corporation, settlement offers and/or claims including Flynn v. Haltom City.

Section 551.072 – Real Property. The Economic Development Corporation may deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property, including properties for projects related to the development of new city facilities pertaining to the bond election.

The EDC Board went back into Regular Session at 7:18 p.m. No action was taken.

ADJOURNMENT

President Brown adjourned the meeting at 7:19 p.m. RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED BY: APPROVED BY:

Art Camacho, City Secretary Ricky Brown, President

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