Called Special Meeting of the City Council 
City of Lubbock, Texas
Meeting Agenda

August 25, 2021 at 8:30 A.M.
Daniel M. Pope, Mayor
Steve Massengale, Mayor Pro Tem, District 4
Juan A. Chadis, Council Member, District 1
Shelia Patterson Harris, Council Member, District 2
Jeff Griffith, Council Member District 3

Randy Christian, Council Member, District 5
Latrelle Joy, Council Member, District 6
W. Jarrett Atkinson, City Manager
Chad Weaver, City Attorney
Rebecca Garza, City Secretary

Wells Fargo Center
1500 Broadway, 5th Floor, Suite 501, Lubbock, Texas
Via Teleconference at 1-888-296-6500, Guest Number: 781914

City of Lubbock City Council Meetings are available to all persons regardless of disability. If you require special assistance, please contact the City Secretary's Office at 775-2061 or write to Post Office Box 2000, Lubbock, Texas 79457 at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

8:30 a.m. - City Council convenes at the Wells Fargo Center, 1500 Broadway, 5th Floor, Suite 501, Lubbock, Texas, and via teleconference.

Participation in the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, Inc. (LEDA) Board of Directors Meeting: City Council will attend and participate in discussion during the meeting of the LEDA Board, in which the Board will consider the following matters:

Pursuant to the Executive Order of Governor Abbott, and other authority provided by the Texas Attorney General, the City Council Meeting and LEDA Board Meeting will convene in-person and via video and/or teleconference.
1. 1.   The Board will approve the Minutes of the LEDA Board of Directors Meeting of July 28, 2021.
2. 1.  
Hold an executive session in accordance with Texas Government Code Section 551.087 to (1) discuss or deliberate in regard to commercial or financial information that LEDA has received from business prospects seeking to locate, stay or expand, in the Lubbock area, or, (2) to deliberate the offer of a financial or other incentive to business prospects described in (1) above. This will include the project and goals update, and monthly activity reports of Kenny McKay, Director of Business Retention, Carolyn Rowley of Director of Business Recruitment & Innovation, and reports related to financial, budget, audit reports, and matters related to the Lubbock Business Park, Lubbock Rail Port, and neighboring property and workforce/training projects.  Others may also participate in this report including but not limited to, John Osborne, Jana Johnston, Christine Allen, Katherine White, Katy Christy, Jorge Quirino, Rusty Smith, Andrew Sorrells, Chris Rankin, Mayor Dan Pope, Jarrett Atkinson, City Manager, members of City Council and Brianna Gerardi, Director of Business Development with the City of Lubbock.
2. 2.   Hold an executive session in accordance with Texas Government Code Section 551.072 to deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property.  
2. 3.   Hold an executive session in accordance with Texas Government Code Section 551.071 to discuss legal matters.
2. 4.   Hold an executive session in accordance with Texas Government Code Section 551.074 to deliberate the appointment, employment, goals, compensation, evaluation, reassignment of duties, discipline or dismissal of employee(s) or to hear a complaint or charge against an employee(s).
3. 1.   The Board will consider a resolution to approve the July 2021 LEDA Financial Report.
3. 2.  
Presentation of project update and monthly activity reports for Workforce Development.
3. 3.  
Presentation of project update and monthly reports of Marketing & Communication activities.
3. 4.  
The Board will consider resolutions to approve Marketing and Advertising Proposals with Madden Media for promoting Lubbock, our local businesses, future businesses and talented workforce.
3. 4. 1.  
Business is Better
3. 4. 2.  
3. 5.  
The Board will consider action, if needed, including the adoption of resolutions, to offer financial and other incentives to business prospects or other matters considered in Executive Session and ratification of performance agreements that have been approved by the Board.
3. 5. 1.  
Performance Agreement for Project Basil
3. 6.  
Discussion and the Board will consider action, if needed, on matters relating to properties owned by LEDA including the Lubbock Business Park, Lubbock Rail Port and active projects, including but not limited to plans for current and possible future uses of the land, zoning, platting, mapping, marketing, services and utilities to and from the properties, and any other matters related to the possible uses of the land.  This discussion and possible action on matters involving the properties may include but be limited to the following items:
3. 6. 1.  
Discuss and the Board will consider action, if needed, on property to be used for future economic development opportunities.
3. 6. 2.  
Update on the progress of the properties and any matters related to contractors and/or contracts.
3. 6. 3.  
Discuss the current status of the plans for developing the parks.
3. 6. 4.  
Discuss the current status of efforts to use the properties by businesses.
3. 6. 5.  
Discussion and the Board will consider action, if needed, on possible financing options for improvements to the properties.
3. 6. 6.  
Discussion and the Board will consider action, if needed, on proposed future development of the properties with construction and engineering projects and related contracts, regarding projects and the development at LEDA properties.
3. 7.  
Architectural Review Committee Report
3. 8.   CEO Report
3. 8. 1.  
Review LEDA Dashboard
3. 8. 2.  
Employment Data Update
3. 9.  
Chairman's Report


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