Helotes Economic Development Corp. (EDC) will hold a Public Hearing on Aug. 16, 2023 at 7 pm CST at 12951 Bandera Rd., Helotes, TX 78023 on proposed Maintenance & Operating, Interest & Sinking, and Capital budgets for Fiscal Year Ending (FYE) 2024. City Council will hold Public Hearings on the same at the same location and time on Aug. 24 and Sept. 14, 2023. Proposed EDC budgets include economic development “Projects,” as defined by Texas Local Govt. Code Chapter 505 Type B Corporations. Proposed EDC budgets can be viewed here.
EDC FYE 2024 “Projects” include the following expenditures: Maintenance & Operating; Interest & Sinking (Debt Service); Reimbursement to City of Helotes for 2015 Certificate of Obligation Debt related to infrastructure projects that promoted, encouraged, and enhanced the creation of jobs and the expansion of the local sales and property tax base; Personnel & Benefits; Office Rental; Memberships; Audit Fees; Conferences, Workshops & Seminars; Legal & Financial Fees; Conceptual Design / Land Use Planning; Marketing; Special Event Marketing; Website(s) Development & Maintenance; Managed Services Agrmt. w/ City; Old Town Helotes Parking Lot Lease Agrmt.; Visitor & Business Center; Land Acquisition; Ch. 380 Economic Development Agrmt. Reimbursements; Google 360 Tours; E-Commerce Accelerator Grant; Business Improvement Grant; Retailer & Tenant Improvement Grant; Targeted New Business Development Incentive; Community Arts Grant Program; and Park and Playground Equipment.
For additional information, the public may contact Glenn Goolsby, Executive Director via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at (210) 695-5910.
Notice has been published in the S.A. Express News and EDC website for the duration of the public comment period, which will end on October 3, 2023.