Amarillo Area Public Meetings for the week of August 28, 2022
Amarillo Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors
11 a.m.: Suite 1600, First Bank Southwest Tower, 600 S. Tyler, Suite 1600
Executive Session: Deliberation and/or discussion of various business prospects – transportation and manufacturing, purchase of real estate in the northeast quadrant of the city of Amarillo; discuss, consider and take appropriate action regarding the purchase of real estate located at Airport Boulevard and NE Third Avenue for approximately $2,000,000.00 plus closing costs and related expenses; discuss and consider approval of the FY2022-23 Amarillo EDC budget; quarterly investment report; staff financial and operational updates.
Settlements Public Improvement District Advisory Board
1:00 p.m.: Simms Municipal Building – Conference Room 203, 808 S. Buchanan St.
Discuss the maintenance elements of continuous improvement of the PID; discuss and consider approval of landscape maintenance specifications for submission #7319; discuss and consider a management contract associated with administrative responsibilities related to maintenance and operations activities associated with colony PID improvements; discuss future agenda items.
Bushland Independent School District
6:00 p.m.: Bushland High School Library, 1201 S FM 2381
(6 p.m.): Hold a public hearing to discuss and receive public comments on the budget and the proposed tax rate. (6:05 p.m.): administrative reports from the principals and directors; deliberation and possible approval of the consent agenda as presented; donations and modifications; financial report; deliberation and possible approval of the Budgetary Corrigenda for the period 2021-2022; deliberation and possible action to adopt the budget for the 2022-2023 school year and proposed tax rates for 2022; Interlocal Agreement between the Harris County Department of Education and Bushland ISD; Neighborhood Improvement Plan 2022-2023; Application for 4-H Out-of-School Status and Application for Adjunct Teacher; Waiver for staff development; derogation to limit the number of foreign exchange students; personal; Superintendent’s Report on Finances, Facilities and Enrollment.
Highland Park Independent School District
5:30 p.m.: Highland Park Administration Building, 15300 Amarillo Blvd. E.
Special Meeting: Public hearing to discuss the proposed budget and 2022-2023 tax rate for the Highland Park Independent School District; commercial items; adopt the 2022-2023 budget; adopt an ordinance setting the 2022-2023 tax rate; personal.
Amarillo College Board of Trustees
5:45 p.m. (Status Update Meeting): Palo Duro Room, College Union Building – 2nd Floor, Washington Street Campus, 2201 S. Washington St.
Thrive Update, Grants Update, No Excuses, Regents’ Reports, Committees and Comments Regarding AC Affiliates: Executive Committee, AC Foundation, Amarillo Museum of Art (AMoA), Panhandle PBS, Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ ), Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone 2 (TIRZ 2), Amarillo Foundation for Education and Business, Standing Committee on Policies and Procedures, Finance Committee (AC investment, potential rental and sales opportunities), Legislative Affairs Committee , Community College Association of Texas Trustees (CCATT), Nominating Committee.
6:30 p.m. (regular meeting): Palo Duro Room, College Union Building – 2nd Floor, Washington Street Campus, 2201 S. Washington St.
Appointments and renewals, budget changes, offers and proposals; Oath of Office of New Moore County Campus Community Representative; tax allowance for Albers Aerospace; tax abatement for A-5 Realty and A-7 Austin LCC; purchase of day care supplies; public hearing on the budget for the 2022-23 financial year; adoption of the budget for 2022-23; public hearing and approval of tax rate; consideration of approval of an interlocal agreement with the Amarillo Independent School District; consideration of the approval of an interlocal agreement between Amarillo College and the city of Amarillo; approval of a vocational training facilities agreement between Amarillo College and Amarillo Economic Development Corporation; DSIC annexation/ownership order; annexation/housing development; Request for equipment and supplies funded by Perkins Basic; report of the investment committee and investment policy; financial reports; consider settling a dispute threatened by a former employee.
Conviction Appeal Board
4:00 p.m.: Council Chamber, 601 S Buchanan St.
Resolution – to convene a public hearing to determine whether certain conditions described herein constitute a public nuisance at the locations indicated: This resolution sets the date and time for a public hearing on November 3 at 4:00 p.m. to determine whether certain conditions of the properties located at 508 N Madison St., 317 Parker St., 901 N Polk St. and 2916 Trigg St. are dangerous structures and/or a public nuisance, and whether to order their removal; consider ordering the removal of a substandard structure located at 410 NE 6th Ave. (aka 516 N Pierce St. – back); consider ordering the removal of a substandard structure and solid waste accumulation located at 3809 SE 10th Ave. ; consider ordering the removal of a substandard structure and solid waste buildup located at 505 N Madison St.