March 7, 2019 EDC Minutes
- Thursday, March 7 2019
- 6:00 p.m.
- City Hall (Pre-Council Room) - 5024 Broadway Ave. | Haltom City, TX 76117
- Information: 817-222-7773
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
HALTOM CITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
A Special Meeting was held by the Board of Directors of the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at the City Hall Pre-Council Chambers with the following members present: President Ricky Brown; Vice President Gary Blocker; Board Members Bob Watkins, Daren Hudson, and Troy Dunn. Board Members Walter Grow and Don Jury were absent. Staff Members present: EDC Executive Director Keith Lane, Assistant City Manager Rex Phelps, City Secretary Art Camacho, and City Attorney Wayne Olson. Trent Petty, of Petty and Associates, and Council Member Linda Thompson were also present during the meeting and Executive Session.
CALL TO ORDER
President Brown called the special meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. in the Pre-Council Room.
- EDC Minutes – Consideration and/or action to approve the Minutes of the February 20, 2019 Regular Meeting. Board Member Blocker moved, seconded by Board Member Watkins to approve the Minutes of the February 20, 2019 Regular Meeting. The vote was unanimous. Motion carried.
President Brown called for an Executive Session at 6:01 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, dissolution/restructuring of the Haltom City Economic Development Corporation, Chapter 380 development agreement with Haltom Hospitality, LLC, and litigation, settlement offers and/or claims including Flynn v. Haltom City.
Section 551.072 – Real Property. Deliberation regarding the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property owned by the Economic Development Corporation.
RECONVENE INTO REGULAR SESSION
The EDC Board went back into Regular Session at 7:19 p.m. regarding the following:
Consideration and/or action regarding the sale and/or projects related to the development of EDC properties, including 5101 Springlake Parkway and 5100 Haltom Road. Board Member Watkins moved, seconded by Board Member Blocker, to authorize the EDC Director to negotiate and execute an amendment to sales agreement with Our Country Homes. The vote was unanimous. Motion carried.
Consideration and/or action to enter into a land use agreement with Birdville Independent School District (BISD) to accommodate parking for a new elementary school. No action was taken.
President Brown adjourned the meeting at 7:21 p.m. RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED BY: APPROVED BY:
Art Camacho, City Secretary Ricky Brown, President