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HomeMy Public PortalAboutRHDC Minutes 09-25-1995 CITY OF RICHLAND HILLS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD MEETING MINUTES SEPTEMBER 25, 1995 1. CALL TO ORDER The meeting was called to order by Martha Strain at 7:35 p.m. Members present included Bettie Conklin, JoDon Hicks, Bob Ince, Mike Marcum, Jim McKnight, Doug On, Martha Strain, Nelda Stroder, and Joy Yeatts. Also present were Council Members Reta Kaastad, LaRue Wall, and Larry Wilson; Mike Kelley, and Ivan Devitt (Sam's Club). No staff members were present. 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM THE AUGUST 21, 1995 REGULAR MEETING A motion was made by Bettie Conklin, seconded by Nelda Stroder, to approve the minutes of the August 21, 1995 regular meeting. The motion unanimously carried. 3. DISCUSS BOARD ORDINANCES The ordinance was reviewed line by line and the following high points were discussed: * a business interest within Richland Hills * Place 3A (any three places) * recording secretary should be appointed by board; a motion was made by Jim McKnight, seconded by Joy Yeatts, to appoint the City Manager's secretary to be recording secretary. The motion unanimously carried. 4. DISCUSS MASTER PLAN FOR COMMITTEE - MIKE MARCUM The Master Plan, prepared by Mike Marcum, was reviewed and discussed. Discussion included the following items: * new business development - code enforcement, more user friendly * staff to provide monthly update on occupancy permits * data base for realtors (water turn on), board will contact NCTCOG * an economic development specialist will be invited to attend each meeting and share insight; Bettie Conklin will contact Marty Wieder to be guest speaker for October * more focus on new businesses; the Board discussed the possibility of Ben Rickett of Dynamo as a potential board member. * KVG Gideon Toal report should be ready by the end of the month * Business Association - Jim Ford a good candidate Allies Day was also discussed. Participates for the buses include Bettie Conklin, Martha Strain, Joy Yeatts, Jim McKnight, and Mike Marcum. • ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD MEETING MINUTES - OCTOBER 16, 1995 PAGE 2 5. COMMITTEE COMMENTS There were comments. 6. ADJOURNMENT There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 9:25 p.m. M rtha Strain, Chairperson