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Steve Presley, Mayor
Larissa R. Loveless, Council District #1
Mitchell Jordan, Council District #2 
Vickey L. Chivers, Council District #3
Joe Baxter, Council District #4 
Dana Goolsby, Council District #5
Ann Connor, Council District #6 
Leslie Cloer, City Manager
Teresa Herrera, City Secretary
Gary Landers, City Attorney
 
NOTICE OF TELECONFERENCE
SPECIAL JOINT MEETING 


Palestine City Council
&
Palestine Economic Development Corporation

April 16, 2020
 11:30 a.m.
 Council Chambers
504 N. Queen Street
Palestine, Texas
 

Notice is herby given in accordance with Order of the Governor issued March 16, 2020, the City Council of the City of Palestine and Palestine Economic Development Corporation will conduct its Special Meeting by telephone/video conference instead of a meeting providing for physical access to the public, in order to advance the public health goal of limiting face-to-face meetings (also called "social distancing") to slow the spread of the COVID-19.

Please join the Zoom meeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone:
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/72177412732?pwd=M3hkRUw4bFFMRjhJUEcyVVVaVDBVZz09

You can also dial in using your phone. United States: 346-248-7799 Meeting ID: 721 7741 2732, Password: please email therrera@palestine-tx.org to obtain the password.

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SPECIAL MEETING
 
A.  
CALL TO ORDER
 
B.   PUBLIC COMMENTS
Members of the public may submit their comments by completing the required Request to Speak form by using the web link below. All comments submitted prior to the meeting will be read during the meeting.
http://cityofpalestinetx.com/government/city-secretary/policies-forms/request-to-speak/
 
C.   PUBLIC HEARING
In accordance with Texas Local Government Code Section 505.159, the Economic Development Corporation and the City Council will receive public comments related to an economic development incentive whereby the Economic Development Corporation proposes:
1.   To sell or otherwise convey a 5.599-acre tract of land (Lot 1R-3B) located in the Willow Creek Business Park to Wildwood Park, LLC for the construction of a facility for the relocation of the existing Department of Health and Human Services offices.
2.   To spend sales tax on infrastructure improvements to incentivize Magnum Opus Ventures to construct a new approximate 150-unit apartment complex in the City of Palestine, Texas.
3.   To spend sales tax on infrastructure improvements to incentivize Chick-fil-A restaurant to construct a new restaurant location near the Palestine Mall.
 
D.   REGULAR AGENDA
 
1.   Consider and take action to approve a Resolution approving the sale and conveyance of a 5.599-acre tract of land, also identified as Lot 1R-3B, located in the Willow Creek Business Park to Wildwood Park, LLC for the purpose of constructing a facility for the relocation of the existing Department of Health and Human Services offices.
2.   Consider a Resolution approving the Economic Development Corporation’s sale and conveyance of a 5.599-acre tract of land, also identified as Lot 1R-3B, located in the Willow Creek Business Park to Wildwood Park, LLC for the purpose of constructing a facility for the relocation of the existing Department of Health and Human Services offices.
3.   Consider and take action to approve a Resolution approving the Economic Development Corporation’s sale and conveyance of a 5.599-acre tract of land, also identified as Lot 1R-3B, located in the Willow Creek Business Park to Wildwood Park, LLC for the purpose of constructing a facility for the relocation of the existing Department of Health and Human Services offices. Click to View
E.   ADJOURNMENT
 
I certify that the above Notice of Meeting was posted on the outdoor bulletin board at the main entrance to City Hall, 504 N. Queen Street, Palestine, Texas, in compliance with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code on Monday, April 13, 2020, before 11:30 a.m.

Teresa Herrera, City Secretary

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) PERSONS IN NEED OF SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHALL, CONTACT THE CITY SECRETARY'S OFFICE VIA EMAIL AT therrera@palestine-tx.org or 903-731-8414.

    

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