Chamber of Commerce   Economic Development

BLEDC Agenda June 15, 2017


Big Lake Economic Development Corp.

Board of Directors Meeting

June 15, 2017      6:00 PM

At Big Lake Economic Development Corp.

409 Second Street

Big Lake, Texas  76932





Regular Meeting



Minutes taken: 

Gloria Baggett

Board Members:

__Carl Baker      __Frank White        __ Angel Olvera     __Gloria Baggett      __Melvin Davis, Jr.

__Brandi Lemons       __Kim Hutchinson     __Melanie Spratt-Anderson    __Miranda Davidson

Notice is hereby given that the Big Lake Economic Development Corporation of the City of Big Lake will meet at 6:00 p.m. in the conference room of the office of Economic Development located at 409 E Second Street, Big Lake, Texas for the purpose of considering the following agenda.




A.            Call to order – Establish Quorum: ___________pm

                        1.    Pledges – Frank White

                        2.    Invocation – Kim Hutchinson

                        3.    Citizen’s Communication (not on agenda) – limit 5 min. per person


B.          Discussion and Possible Action On:

                         1.    Welcome:  Iraan EDC Board – Preston Villanueva

                         2.    Director’s Report           

 3.    Grant Update:  Dodd Law Firm

                         4.    C. J.’s Diner – Melanie Spratt  

              5.    Connected Nation Assessment Business Breakfast Request

             6.    EDC Competitive Assessment Comparison – Michelle Ferguson

             7.    Acceptance of Beautification Phase III Bid from Cornerstone Gardens

              8.    Set Annual Action Plan & Budget Workshop Dates

             9.    Grant Compliance Report

                        10.    Property Considerations

                        11.    Board Members Input 


C.         Consent Items – Discussion & Possible Action On:

                        1.     Approval of Minutes –May 11, 2017 & June 9, 2017

                        2.     Payment of Bills

                        3.     Financial Report

                        4.     Expense Report

                        5.     Budget Tracking


D.         Dismissal:  ___________pm


Notes to the Agenda:

l. The Board of Directors may vote and/or act upon each item listed on the agenda.

2. The Board of Directors reserves the right to retire into executive session concerning any of the items listed on this agenda whenever necessary and legally justified under the Open Meetings Act.

3. Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance should contact the Big Lake Economic Development Corporation at 325-884-2288 prior to the meeting so that arrangements may be made.


I hereby certify this notice was posted in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Tex. Gov. Code Sec’s. 551 and 552, et. seq., on the window of the main entrance of the Economic Development Corporation/Appraisal District offices located at 409 E. Second Street, Big Lake, Texas, visible and accessible to the general public during and after regular working hours.  This notice was posted on June 12, 2017, at 4:30 pm.


Signed:  Gloria Baggett, Ex. Director