JEFFERSON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
305 E. AUSTIN ST / JEFFERSON / TEXAS
TUESDAY, September 12, 2023 @ 5:30 pm
Notice is hereby given that a Regular Meeting of the Jefferson Economic Development Corporation
will be held on September 12, 2023, at 5:30 pm at the Transportation Building located at 305 E Austin
St., Jefferson, Texas, at which time the subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any
formal action may be taken are as listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the order shown on
the meeting notice. Unless removed from the Consent Agenda, items identified with the Consent
Agenda will be acted on at one time.
1. Call to Order
3. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Welcome/Introduction of Guests and Visitors
Public Comments – Limited to citizens of Jefferson and business owners; they must sign up in advance
and limit their comments or conversation to 3 minutes. Jefferson Economic Development
Corporation Members may ask questions but shall not discuss items that are not on the agenda. For
items not on the agenda, a person may add an item to a future Jefferson Economic Development
Corporation Agenda by contacting a JEDCO board member a minimum of 5 days prior to a Meeting.
5. CONSENT AGENDA (JEDCO reserves the right to remove items from the Consent Agenda and
consider and/or approve individually).
a) Consider and/or approve financial reports for July & August 2023.
b) Consider and/or approve minutes for the August 8, 2023, meeting.
6. DISCUSSION / CONSIDERATION / ACTION ITEMS
a) Consideration/Discussion/Approval of Texas A & M Texas Target Communities Service
Agreement Number M2301689 at the cost of $25,992.00 with a payment of 75% to be
paid immediately with the remaining 25% ($6,498.00) due by December 31, 2023 with
completion of the project.
b) Discussion/Consideration/Action – Approval of the last $50,000.00 payment to West
Fraser OSB pursuant to Economic Development Agreement with Norbord dated February
c) Discussion/Consideration/Action – Discussion of update from The Retail Coach on retail
7. EXECUTIVE SESSION
The Jefferson Economic Development Corporation reserves the right to adjourn into Executive
Session at any time during this meeting to discuss any matters listed above or below, as
authorized by the following sections of the Texas Government Code:
a. Section 551.072 – Deliberations regarding Real Property
b. Section 551.087 – Deliberations regarding Economic Development Negotiations
8. CONSIDERATION/ACTION – FUTURE MEETINGS OR WORKSHOP
Certificate of Posting
The undersigned does hereby certify that this Notice of Meeting of the Jefferson Economic
Development Corporation was posted at City Hall, 102 North Polk Street, Jefferson, TX at a place
readily accessible to the general public at all times, on the 8th day of September 2023, at 3:00 pm,
and remained so posted for at least 72 continuous hours preceding the scheduled time of said
James A. Parsons
Jefferson Economic Development Corporation
ATTENDANCE BY OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICIALS: It is anticipated that members of the City Council, or other city board, commissions and/or committees may attend the meeting in numbers that may constitute a quorum of the other city boards, commissions and/or committees. Notice is hereby given that the meeting, to the extent required by law, is also noticed as a meeting of the other boards, commissions and/or committees of the City, whose members may be in attendance. The members of the boards, commissions and/or committees may participate in discussions on the same items listed on the agenda which occur at the meeting, but no action will be taken by such in attendance unless such item and action is specifically provided for on an agenda for that board, commission, or committee subject to the Texas Open Meetings Act.