In order to advance the public health goal of limiting face-to-face meetings (also called “social distancing”) to slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), in accordance with order of the Office of the Governor issued March 16, 2020, the Benbrook Economic Development Corporation will conduct a special board meeting on Monday, May 4, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. by telephone conference.
For this meeting, the presiding officer will be physically present in the Benbrook City Council Chambers (911 Winscott Road, Benbrook, Texas 76126). However, all other members of the BEDC board will participate in this meeting remotely through telephone conference providing for two-way audio communication for each board member.
There will be no public access to the location described above.
This BEDC’s agenda is posted online at www.benbrook-tx.gov/agendacenter.
The public will be permitted to offer public comments telephonically as provided by the agenda and as permitted by the presiding officer during the meeting.
Citizens may view this meeting online at http://www.benbrook-tx.gov/297/Live-Video-Feed-Meeting-Archive or on Charter Spectrum Cable Channel 190.
The public toll-free dial-in number to participate in the telephonic meeting is: 1-866-894-9011 or local number 817-443-6248.
This meeting will be recorded, and the recording will be available to the public in accordance with the Open Meetings Act upon written request.
BENBROOK ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION SPECIAL MEETING
Monday, May 4, 2020
911 WINSCOTT ROAD, BENBROOK, TEXAS
WORK SESSION 7:15 PM - COUNCIL CHAMBERS
1. Review/Discuss Regular Meeting Agenda 2. BEDC Staff Updates (time permitting) a. Discussion of approved projects may include, but not limited to: Benbrook Boulevard/U.S. 377, NW Winscott Addition, Gateway Center, Westpark Corner, 8909 Benbrook Blvd., and/or Benbrook Plaza. b. Benbrook Business Activity c. Benbrook City Council – action items of interest to BEDC Board of Directors d. BEDC department items/initiatives/contracts/programs/marketing activities
Business Retention and Expansion: Temporary Sign Program Update
INFORMAL CITIZEN COMMENTS - State Law prohibits any deliberation of or formal action regarding items presented in informal citizens comments. The BEDC Board of Directors 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.
1. Continuation of Items in Pre-Meeting Work Session (if necessary)
The Benbrook Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors 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 FACILITY IS WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE. FOR SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS, OR TO INFORM US OF INACCESSIBILITY TO THIS MEETING, PLEASE CONTACT HILLARY CROMER, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING, AT 817-249-6990. PLEASE CALL 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE IF YOU REQUIRE SIGN INTERPRETATIVE SERVICES.