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[1.Call meeting to order;]

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>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: THE NEXT MOVEMENT IF THERE IS A MOVEMENT.

[2. Receive, consider and act upon adoption of the meeting agenda;]

[3. Public Comment;]

[4. Receive, consider and act upon minutes from February 26, 2020 meeting;]

[5. Receive, consider and act upon a report from The Woodlands Children's Museum;]

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>> I AM RESPECTFUL OF WHAT YOU DO AND I R CANDIDNESS AND YOUR GUY

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DANCE MOVING FORWARD.

>> WHAT MONTH IN '22?

>> IT'S PRESENTLY OCTOBER OF 2022.

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>> THANK YOU.

>> THAT IS HELPFUL.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: THIS IS HELPFUL.

THANK YOU, ANGELA.

YOU KNOW HOW MUCH WE ON THE ECONOMIC D COMMITTEE HAVE BEEN STRONG PROPONENTS AND KNOW THAT SO MANY OF US VALUE TH CHILDREN'S MUSEUM AND WHAT IT HAS DONE FOR OUR COMMUNITY.

OUR BIGGEST CHALLENGE IS WHAT WE THOUGHT MIGHT HAPPEN WHEN WE LAST MET IN FEBRUARY IS COMPLETELY DIFFERENT, FOUR MONTHS LATER.

>> EXACTLY.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: SO IT IS CHALLENGING.

I APPRECIATE ANY INITIATIVES, YOU KNOW, MONTH, THE BUDGET CYCLE BEGINS.

WE WOULD APPRECIATE IF YOU WOULD SEND THOSE TO EITHER MYSELF, NICK, DIRECTOR RIESER OR DIRECTOR BROWN.

>> WE WILL DEFINITELY DO THAT, THANK YOU, ADVISING ON THAT.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR GIFT OF TIME.

THANK YOU FOR CONSIDERING THE CHILDREN'S FOR YOUR SUPPORT.

>> WE JUST NEED TO IN THE NEXT MONTH OR SO, WE NEED TO BRAINSTORM.

WHAT POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS MIGHT BE OUT THERE.

WE JUST HAVE TO SEE.

RIGHT NOW THERE IS AN AWFUL LOT OF UNCERTAINTY BUT WE'LL TRY TO COME ONE A PLAN.

ALL RIGHT?

>> WE'RE GOOD AT MOVING THROUGH UNCERTAINTY.

THANK YOU.

>> YOU ARE.

THANKS A LOT, ANGELA.

>> THANK YOU.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: THANKS, ANGELA.

THANK YOU, JENNIFER.

BOTH OF YOU FOR JOINING US.

>> THANK YOU.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: WE NEED TO HAVE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE REPORT FROM THE WOODLANDS CHILDREN'S MUSEUM IF WE MAY.

>> SO MOVED.

>> SECOND.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: MOVED AND SECOND.

ALL THOSE IN FAVOR, AYE.

>> AYE.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: OPPOSED? MOTION PASSES.

WE MOVED ITEM 6 TO AFTER EXECUTIVE SESSION.

[7. Receive, consider and act about Waterway Arts District signage program;]

SO THAT BRINGS US TO ITEM 7, RECEIVE, CONSIDER AND ACT UPON ABOUT WATERWAY ARTS DISTRICT SIGNAGE PROGRAM.

>> IF YOU RECALL, WE DISCUSSED THIS IN JANUARY.

WE WERE DIRECTED TO MEET WITH THE COUNTY COMMISSIONER.

AND THEN WE ALSO -- EXCUSE ME.

WE DISCUSSED IN JANUARY AND THEN IN FEBRUARY I WAS DIRECTED TO MEET WITH THE COMMISSIONER NOACK.

I'LL TURN IT OVER TO NICK WOLDO.

YOU ARE ON MUTE, NICK.

THANK YOU.

>> AND THERE WE GO.

YES, SO, THANK YOU, DR. SNYDER.

I THINK SONIA HAS A COUPLE OF ILLUSTRATIONS TO REFRESH OUR MEMORY OF THIS, THAT SHE WILL BRING UP ON THE SCREEN.

SO THESE WERE -- WE HAD BEEN DISCUSSING, SO JUST TO REFRESH EVERYBODY'S MEMORY, WE HAVE THE WATERWAY ARTS DISTRICT BANNERS LIGHT POLES THROUGHOUT THE WATERWAY AND THE DOWN CENTER AREA OF WHAT OUR ARTS DISTRICT IS.

THOSE ARE TEMPORARY BANNERS THAT NEED TO BE REMOVED BY END OF THIS YEAR.

SO WE WERE WORKING TOWARD A MORE PERMANENT PROCESS.

AND THE THOUGHT PROCESS WAS TO PUT THE WOODLANDS, THE WATERWAY ARTS DISTRICT ON THE STREET INTERSECTION LIGHTS.

SONYA, IF YOU COULD, BRING THE IMAGES UP.

SO, THIS IS SOME RENDERINGS OF WHAT WE AS THE STAFF HAD PROPOSED TO THE COMMITTEE.

THE COMMITTEE ASKED DR. SNYDER TO MISSION COMMISSIONER NOWACK ON THIS.

DO YOU WANT TO UPDATE ON THE THOUGHT PROCESS OF WHAT HE THOUGHT?

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: YES.

THANK YOU, NICK.

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I MET WITH THE COMMISSIONER.

THIS IS AGAIN, PRE COVID-19.

HE WAS AGREEABLE TO ADDING THE WATER WAY ARTS DISTRICT TO THE SIGNAGE.

HE FELT IT WOULD BE BEST TO HAVE A TOP OR A BOTTOM EXTENSION RATHER THAN ELIMINATING THE ENTIRE SIGN THAT WE WOULD ADD TO IT.

SO IF YOU COULD GO BACK, SONYA, PLEASE.

ONE MORE, I BELIEVE.

I PRESENTED ALL THREE.

ONE WHERE WE WOULD HAVE A TOP EXTENSION.

THE SECOND, SONYA, IF YOU WOULD PUT FORWARD IS WHERE SLIDE ON EXTENSION.

ANOTHER THE THIRD OPTION THAT WE PRESENTE COMMISSIONER WAS A LONGER STREET SIGN WITH A STACKED VERTICAL LOGO.

AND HE THOUGHT THAT ADDING THE FIRST ONE, EXTENSION WOULD BE MOST COST EFFICIENT, AGREEABLE.

I SHARED WITH HIM THAT WE WOULD COME BACK AFTER OUR MARCH MEETING, WHICH, OF COURSE DID NOT HAPPEN.

THAT WE WOULD FURTHER DISCUSS AFTER I PR HIS THOUGHTS TO THE COMMITTEE.

NICK?

>> YES, SO I GUESS AT THIS POINT, I WOULD LIKE TO MAKE A DETERMINATION OF WHICH WAY THAT WE NEED TO GO.

THEN I WOULD ALSO ASK DON FROM A STANDPOINT OF THIS IS IN COMMITTEE DISCUSSION, AT WHAT TIME FRAME WOULD THIS NEED TO POTENTIAL THE COMMITTEE IS SAYING WE WOULD LIKE TO PROCEED ON OR AT LEAST GET THE THIS, DOES IT GO TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS?

>> WELL, I THINK THE FIRST THING THAT HAS TO HAPPEN IS WE HAVE TO DO AN R.F.P.

TO GET AN IDEA OF WHAT THE BUDGET WOULD HAVE TO BE SOMETHING LIKE THIS, NICK.

>> SURE.

>> NO SENSE IN GOING TO THE BOARD WITH ANYTHING UNTIL WE CAN PUT A NUMBER TO IT.

I WOULD THINK FIRST STEP WOULD BE TO LOOK KNOW, ISSUING R.F.P.

I DON'T KNOW HOW MANY SIGNS WE HAVE.

OBVIOUSLY IF WE USED THE TOP EXTENSION KIND OF THING THE GREAT THING ABOUT IT, YOU ARE ONLY MAKING TWO DIFFERENT SIGNS SO SHOULD KEEP THE COST DOWN SUBSTANTIALLY.

WITH THE NEW REFLECTTIVE TECHNOLOGIES THAT THEY HAVE NOW.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO ELIMINATE THEM.

ANY CAR HEADLIGHTS WILL REFLECT OFF OF THESE THINGS PRETTY WELL.

I WOULD SUGGEST TO THE COMMITTEE WE GO AND ISSUE AN R.F.P.

TO GET AN IDEA OF WHAT ORDER OF MAGNITUDE COST STRUCTURE.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: I'D ALSO LIKE IF IT'S AGREEABLE WITH THE COMMITTEE TO GO BACK TO THE COMMISSIONER TO ENSURE THAT WHA DISCUSSED IN FEBRUARY IS STILL AGREEABLE.

OR ACCEPTABLE TO HIM.

IF THAT WOULD BE ALL RIGHT.

I'LL SEE IF I CAN MEET WITH HIM, NICK, PERHAPS LATTER PART OF THIS WEEK OR NEXT WEEK.

IF HE'S AVAILABLE.

IF THAT WOULD BE FINE.

I JUST WANT TO BE SURE BEFORE STAFF DOES BRUCE AND JOHN, THAT THE COMMISSIONER IS AGREEABLE.

>> WE GET THAT, ANN.

IT WOULD ALSO BE HELPFUL IF WE WOULD AT LEAST HAVE EVAN SEND AN E-MAIL TO THE EFFECT HE DOES AGREE.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: OKAY.

>> JUST SO WE HAVE -- >> CHAIRWO DOCUMENTATION.

>> YEAH.

BECAUSE WHEN WE GO TO THE BOARD IT WILL BE THE FIRST QUESTION SOMEBODY ASKS.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: EXCELLENT POINT.

THANK YOU.

>> IF I COULD WEIGH IN ON ONE ISSUE HERE.

ONE OF THE THINGS AS YOU GO BACK TO THE COMMISSIONER, I WOULD SUGGEST AT LEAST THAT WE TOUCH BASE TO SEE IF THE COMMISSIONER WOULD BE WILLING TO ENTER INTO AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH US TO WHERE THEY WOU AND INSTALL THE SIGN BLANKS AND EVERYTHING, WHICH MAY ACTUALLY EITHER C ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE R.F.P., WHICH I DIRECTOR RIESER SUGGESTED IS NEEDED HERE.

IF WE HAVE A BETTER INDICATION OF HOW IT BE DONE AND THE POTENTIAL COST THROUGH THE HE IS WILLING TO DO THAT, THAT MAY BE ONE ALTERNATIVE

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THAT WE COULD LOOK AT.

>> NOT A BAD IDEA, DON.

I KNEW WE KEPT YOU AROUND FOR SOME REASON.

THIS IS GREAT.

VERY HELPFUL.

>> THAT IS LAST IDEA I HAVE.

I'M SORRY.

>> THAT'S CONVENIENT.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: AS PART OF THE WANT TO HAVE HIS APPROVAL ON THE TOP EXTENSION.

SECOND, AN E-MAIL THAT SO STATES HE AGREES.

AND ALSO, DON, MAY I VISIT WITH HIM A INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT ABOUT INSTALLING THE SIGNS? OR IS THAT SOMETHING THAT YOU AND YOUR STAFF WOULD DO WITH EVAN?

>> WELL, WE CAN CERTAINLY FOLLOW UP WITH EVAN.

I KNOW THEY WILL BE VERY SENSITIVE TO HOW THESE ARE INSTALLED.

KIND OF WHAT THEY LOOK LIKE, HOW THEY ARE INSTALLED AND EVERYTHING.

I GUESS MY ONLY THOUGHT WAS THE BEST WAY TO GET THEIR TOTAL INVOLVEMENT TO SEE IF THEY WOULD INSTALL THEM.

I CAN CERTAINLY GO BACK WITH EVAN AND RA QUESTION.

>> GOOD IDEA, DON.

THAT IS A GOOD IDEA BECAUSE OBVIOUSLY THERE IS GOING TO BE LABOR COSTS INVOLVED.

>> SURE.

IT MAKES PERFECT SENSE IF HE IS AGREEABLE TO DO THIS, THAT WOULD BE THE NEATEST AND THE CLEANEST WAY TO DO IT.

>> OKAY.

THEN I'LL PLAN ON THIS.

IF YOU WANT TO VISIT WITH THE COMMISSION CONCEPT AND GET THAT WORKED OUT, THEN I CAN CIRCLE BACK AND TALK TO HIM ABOU SPECIFICS.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: OKAY.

NICK, WOULD YOU SEND ME THE TOP EXTENSION SIGN?

>> YES.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: THEN I'LL SEND IT TO HIM AND SEE IF WE CAN DISCUSS TOMORROW OR FRIDAY.

>> OKAY.

SOUNDS GOOD.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: SEE WHAT HIS AVAILABILITY IS.

OKAY.

WITH THAT, IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE, NICK?

>> NOTHING ON THAT AGENDA ITEM, DR. SNYDER.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: OKAY.

THEN JUST NEED ONE OF US TO MAKE A MOTION REGARDING THE WATERWAY ARTS DISTRICT'S SIGNAGE.

BRUCE?

>> MR. RIESER: SO MOVED.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: THANK YOU.

JOHN?

>> MR. BROWN: SECOND.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: ALL THOSE IN FAVOR, SIGNIFY BY SAYING AYE.

>> AYE.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: AYE.

OPPOSED? THANK YOU, YOU BOTH, VERY MUCH.

NEXT AGENDA ITEM.

[8. Receive, consider and act upon any matters regarding a Cultural Fund Request Application;]

ITEM 8, RECEIVE, CONSIDER AND ACT UPON A REGARDING A CULTURAL FUND REQUEST APPLICATION.

FOR THIS YEAR.

AND I WILL TURN IT OVER TO NICK, IF I MAY.

>> YES.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

THIS WAS SENT OUT IN ADVANCE PACKAGE.

WE HAD QUITE A BIT OF DISCUSSION REGARDING THIS APPLICATION.

I WANTED TO KEEP THIS AS A TOPIC HERE AS FAR AS WHERE WE WANT TO GO NEXT WITH THIS.

I THINK WHERE WE HAD LEFT THIS OFF IS WIT PROPOSED CULTURAL ARTS FACILITY.

IT WAS, WE HADN'T HAD MUCH MOVEMENT O APPLICATION.

BUT I WANT TO LEAVE IT UP TO THE COMMITTEE IF THERE IS ANY UPDATE THAT THEY WOULD LIKE TO MAKE TO THE APPLICATION.

OR ANY GUIDANCE FOR STAFF.

SONYA, DO YOU MIND, IF YOU COULD, PUT THE APPLICATION UP ON THE SCREEN? SO REALLY, DR. SNYDER, JUST LOOKING FOR THE COMMITTEE BACK ON DO WE -- THESE ARE THE FUNDS THAT ARE TAGGED WITH THE EVENTS AD TAX.

WE HAVE HAD SOME GOOD YEARS WITH THAT.

THIS YEAR IS GOING TO BE CONSIDERAB PROBABLY NON-EXISTENT BECAUSE IT'S PRIMARILY ON TICKET SALES FOR THE PAVILION.

WHICH IS DARK RIGHT NOW BECAUSE OF COVID-19.

SO, THIS IS SOMETHING I WANTED TO HAVE DI ABOUT.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: I THINK WHAT -- ARE YOU GOING TO WALK THROUGH IT AGAIN, NICK?

>> I WASN'T PLANNING TO.

REALLY AT THIS POINT IT'S JUST IS THIS SOMETHING THAT WE WANT TO JUST MOVE TO THE SIDE RIGHT NOW OR IS THIS SOMETHING THAT WE WANT T ULTIMATELY TAKE TO THE TOWNSHIP BOARD? THE REASON I BRING IT UP IS BECAUSE THE DISCUSSION WITH THE COMMITTEE WAS IF THERE

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WERE ANY KIND OF BUDGET INITIATIVES THAT THIS WOULD BE A FORM APPLICATION TO START THE PROCESS.

>> NICK, I THINK IT'S TIME TO MOVE IT TO THE BOARD.

>> OKAY.

>> SO THE BOARD CAN GET SIGHT OF IT.

BEFORE WE GET IN THE BUDGET PROCESS.

>> I THINK ONE OF THE THINGS THAT THE COMMITTEE TALKED ABOUT IN REGARD TO THAT, WHAT DIRECTOR RIESER WAS SAYING, IS THE COMMI DETERMINED LAST OR ONE OF THE TIMES WHEN WE THIS THAT YOU WOULD CONSIDER AND IMPLEMENT A POLICY ONCE IT WENT THROUGH REVIEW.

AND IF YOU DID THAT, IT WOULD PROBABLY BE DECEMBER/JANUARY CYCLE OF THE ACTUALLY IMPLEMENTING A PLAN.

SO BASED ON WHAT DIRECTOR RIESER IS SAYING, IT WOULD BE PERFECT TIMING TO DO IT IN THE 2021 BUDGET AND TRY TO IMPLEMENT A PLAN IF YOU HAVE FUNDING IN DECEMBER OR JANUARY OF 2021.

I THINK THE PLANNING IS IN PLACE AND EVERYTHING IS ALIGN TO MOVE IN THAT DIRECTION.

BUT IT WOULD TAKE THE BUDGET APPROVAL.

>> I THINK INITIALLY DON'T WE AS AN ECON COMMITTEE, DON'T WE MAKE A RECOMMENDATION TO THE FULL BOARD ON WHETHER OR NOT W ARE GOING TO HAVE FUNDS AVAILABLE THIS YEAR? FOR THE BUDGET YEAR -- GO AHEAD.

SORRY.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: NO, DIRECTOR RIESER.

THAT IS ONE REASON WHY NICK AND I PUT IT ON THE AGENDA.

FOR US TO DISCUSS THE APPLICATION BUT BIGGER PICTURE.

WILL THERE BE FUNDS AVAILABLE THAT WE AS COMMITTEE WANT TO RECOMMEND TO THE BOARD FOR 2021?

>> CAN I MAKE A COMMENT? I'M PROBABLY IN THE BACK OF THIS WHOLE PROCESS FOR THE FUND.

BUT JUST AS A COMMENT, YOU KNOW, SOMETIMES, YOU HAVE TO TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF BEFORE YOU CAN TAKE CARE OF SOMEBODY ELSE.

I THINK WE HAVE TO THINK IN ORDER TO CREATE THE FUND LET'S MAKE SURE WE HAVE ENOUGH MONEY.

IF WE HAVE TO BYPASS HAVING IT DONE IN ONE YEAR BECAUSE OF THE FINANCIAL REASONS LET'S MAKE SURE WE ARE HEALTHY ENOUGH T THAT PROGRAM.

SO IF IT FINDS OUT WE DON'T HAVE ONE TO SOMETHING THIS YEAR BECAUSE WE ARE MAKING SURE WE HAVE ENOUGH MONEY TO LET'S TAKE A LOOK AT THAT.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: AT ONE POINT IN TIME DURING THE DISCUSSION WE HAD TALKED ABOUT THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER AND THE FUND WOULD BE AVAILABLE -- I DON'T KNOW, DON, IF YOU WANT TO WEIGH IN ON THAT PAST DISCUSSIONS REGARDING ANY FUNDS AND THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER? WE HAVE BEEN IN THE DISCUSSION FOR THE LA SEVERAL YEARS.

>> YOU ARE EXACTLY CORRECT.

THIS HAS BEEN UNDER CONSIDERATION FOR A WHILE.

WE ARE NOT AT THE STAGE TO REALLY KNOW THE AMOUNT OF FUNDING THAT WE WOULD NEED IN ORDER TO MOVE FORWARD WITH A PROJECT PAVILION.

SO BOTH ON THE OPERATING SIDE AND THE CA IT'S PROBABLY TO OUR BENEFIT TO RESERVE AS MUCH AS WE CAN FOR THE FUTURE.

TO ALLOW US TO MAKE SOME DETERMINATIONS AS WE MOVE FORWARD.

I THINK WHAT THE COMMITTEE HAD TALKED ABOUT PREVIOUSLY, IF YOU RECALL WE'VE GOT PROBABLY $700,000 RESERVED.

WE COLLECT IN A REGULAR SEASON AND THIS YE NOT GOING TO GET THAT MUCH FUNDING COMING IN HERE.

BUT WE COLLECT TYPICALLY IN THE RANGE BASED ON THE 10%.

I THINK IT'S ABOUT $130,000, $140,000 A YEAR.

AND I THINK WHAT THE COMMITTEE LOOKED AT YOU DECIDE TO MAKE SOME FUNDING COMMITMENTS WOULD BE IN THAT LOWER RANGE.

AGAIN, FROM THE NUMBER I HAD HEARD EARLIER IT'S PROBABLY NOT ANY AMOUNT TO EXCEED

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$50,000 IN THAT RANGE.

I PULL THAT NUMBER OUT.

I'M NOT FOR SURE WHERE THE COMMITTEE MAY GO.

BUT IT WAS LOWER NUMBER THAN WHAT WE ARE TAKING IN.

WHICH THEN PROVIDES YOU SOME ROOM TO DO OTHER THINGS IF WE HAVE A CULTURAL ARTS FACILITY.

BUT AGAIN, THAT IS A COMMITTEE AND A BOAR DETERMINATION.

>> YEAH.

I WAS GOING TO SAY THANK YOU FOR FRAMING IT THAT WAY, DON.

JUST NEED TO REALIZE WHAT WE ARE TALKING ABOUT IS THE TICKET TAX REVENUES.

IT'S NOT GENERAL REVENUES.

IT CAN'T BE APPLIED FOR OTHER TOWNSHIP EXPENSES.

IT IS RESTRICTED TO USING THESE FOR ADVANCEMENT OF THE CULTURAL ARTS.

IT MIGHT BE, I THINK IT IS SOMETHING THAT MERITS SOME DISCUSSION.

I REALLY DON'T THINK THAT FRANKLY $700,000 ISN'T GOING TO BE THE THING THAT ALLOWS US TO DO OR NOT DO A PERFORMING ARTS CENTER.

BUT I DO THINK THAT THERE ARE ESPECIALLY AFTER HEARING THE DISCUSSION WITH THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM THIS YEAR THAT THAT MONEY MI WELL USED IN MAKING GRANTS TO SOME OF OUR THIS YEAR IN LIGHT OF WHAT HAS GONE ON WITH COVID.

I HONESTLY BELIEVE THAT SOMEBODY HAS A CONTRARY OPINION, ESPECIALLY WITH OIL STILL STRUGGLING MIGHTILY IT WILL BE DIFFICULT TO MOUND AN EFFECTIVE CAPITAL CAMPAIGN ESPECIALLY WHEN THE PAVILION ISN'T EV OPERATING THIS YEAR BECAUSE OF THE RESTRICTIONS.

I THINK WE SHOULD GIVE IT CONSIDERATION.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: JOHN? NICK, GO AHEAD.

>> I WAS GOING TO SAY FOR THE CLARIFICATION, DIRECTOR RIESER, TO BRING IT TO THE TOWNSHIP BOARD IN JULY?

>> THE AGREEMENT SHOULD PROBABLY GO TO THE BOARD BEFORE WE START THE BUDGET CYCLE.

I WOULD JUST SAY THAT WE SHOULD PROBABLY HAVE ANOTHER MEETING TO DECIDE AT THE NEXT MEETING, THINK THIS OVER A LITTLE BIT IF WE WANT TO RECOMMEND TO THE BUDGET COMMITTEE.

OR TO THE FULL BOARD THAT WE ARE WILLING TO MAKE CERTAIN AMOUNT OF THAT FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR POTENTIAL APPLICATION.

THAT'S ALL.

>> OKAY.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: OKAY.

THE NEXT TWO BOARD MEETINGS ARE JULY 16 AND JULY 22, I BELIEVE.

IS THAT NOT CORRECT, DON?

>> THAT IS JULY 16 AND 22.

YOU ARE RIGHT.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: SO WE ARE SCHEDULED TO HAVE OUR NEXT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MEETING ON THE 22ND.

WOULD THAT GIVE US TIME TO THEN -- SHOULD WE HAVE ONE BEFORE? WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS, JOHN AND BRUCE?

>> I THINK THAT IT IS PLENTY OF TIME, ANN.

REMEMBER, WE ARE GOING TO HAVE ANOTHER BOA ON THE 30TH OF JULY.

FOR SPECIFICALLY RELATED TO THE BUDGET MATTERS.

SO WE CAN MAKE THAT -- IT WILL BE ON THE AGENDA.

WE CAN MAKE RECOMMENDATION FOR OR AGAINST DURING THAT MEETING.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: OKAY.

>> I AGREE.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: SO DO I.

THAT WORKS.

SO, NICK?

>> THE ONLY, I GUESS THE FINAL QUESTION I FOR ATTORNEY CROSS, DO YOU FEEL 100% WITH THE DOCUMENT AS IT IS NOW?

>> NICK, I DON'T KNOW THAT I EVER FEEL ANYTHING.

THERE ARE TOO MANY MOVING PARTS.

I WASN'T, I THINK I PREVIOUSLY REVIEWED I SEVERAL TIMES.

AND I DON'T KNOW -- I UNDERSTOOD THERE WAS GOING TO BE SUFFICIENT LAG TIME IN ROLLING IT OUT FOR APPLICATIONS GIVEN THE EVENTS OF THE PAST SEVERAL MONTHS.

SO I'M FINE WITH TODAY.

I MAY NOT BE FINE IF WE ARE LOOKING AT NEXT YEAR.

I HAVE REVIEWED IT, YES.

>> OKAY.

>> THE SUGGESTION -- I'M JUST TRYING TO DOWN.

THE SUGGESTION WOULD BE TO BRING THE GUIDELINES BACK TO THE BOARD FOR REVIEW AND CONSIDERATION.

OBVIOUSLY THERE IS TWO PARTS OF THAT.

THERE IS THE GUIDELINE AND THEN THE AMOUNT AT SOME POINT YOU WOULD INSERT SHOULD YOU ACTUALLY HAVE FUNDING.

SO THE GUIDELINES ARE GREAT TO HAVE IN PLACE.

BUT IF THEY ARE NOT FUNDABLE IT MEANS NOTHING ON THE GUIDELINES IN TERMS OF OTHER

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THAT YOU HAVE IT IN PLACE.

WHAT WE ARE TRYING TO DO AT THIS POINT GUIDELINES IN PLACE SHOULD THE BOARD APPROPRIATE FUNDS.

THEN WE HAVE A ROADMAP.

WOULD WE DO THAT ON THE 22ND WITH THE BOARD, DIRECTOR SNYDER?

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: I WOULD THINK SO.

WE HAVE NOT BROUGHT IT BEFORE BUT WE AS HAVE APPROVED.

SO I ASSUME THAT ROBIN CHECKED IT, THAT I IN PLACE AT OUR FEBRUARY MEETING.

SO THAT WE COULD MOVE FORWARD.

I THINK AT ONE TIME, DON, YOU AND I TALK BRINGING IT FORTH TO THE MARCH MEETING.

AND THEN COVID-19 HAPPENED.

SO, MY UNDERSTANDING THAT THE THREE OF US HAD APPROVED IT.

AND WE WERE GOING TO MOVE FORWARD AND HAVE THE BOARD APPROVE THE APPLICATION.

>> I VERY CLEARLY REMEMBER THAT WE WANTED TO HAVE THE GUIDELINES IN THE BOARD HANDS PRIOR TO THE BUDGET CYCLE THIS YEAR.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: YES.

>> WE WILL PLACE IT ON THE JULY 22 PLANNING AGENDA AND MOVE IT FORWARD THAT WAY.

IT WILL BE THE GUIDELINES.

WHEN WOULD YOU LOOK AT MAKING A DETERMIN RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD ON THE BUDGET INITIATIVE?

>> ONCE AGAIN I THINK THAT WE SHOULD PROBABLY MAKE THE RECOMMENDATION THE SAME TIME, DON.

OR MAKE IT ON THE 30TH.

>> OKAY.

>> PROBABLY AT THE 30TH WOULD BE BETTER TO GIVE EVERYBODY A WEEK TO, ANOTHER WEEK TO DIGEST THE REGULATIONS.

THEN MAKE A RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD ON THE 30TH.

>> OKAY.

>> AT THE BUDGET PRESENTATION.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: OKAY.

SOUND GOOD, JOHN?

>> MR. BROWN: YEP.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: MAY WE HAVE A MOTION? ARE YOU GOOD, NICK?

>> GOOD.

THANK YOU.

>> GO AHEAD, JOHN.

>> MR. BROWN: I DON'T KNOW THE ENTIRE MOTION BUT SO -- >> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: MAY I HELP?

>> MR. BROWN: GO AHEAD, ANN.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: I WILL HELP.

THEN YOU CAN MOVE THAT THE ECONOMIC D COMMITTEE ON JULY 22 PRESENTS THE GUIDELINES OF THE CULTURAL FUND REQ APPLICATION TO THE FULL BOARD.

AND THEN ONCE APPROVED, THEN ON JULY 30 WE WILL PRESENT OUR INITIATIVES.

>> MR. BROWN: I'LL MAKE THE MOTION TO CHAIRMAN, DIRECTOR SNYDER'S RECOMMENDATION.

AS STATED.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: WE SHOULD HAV BECAUSE IT WAS REALLY HIS.

>> MR. RIESER: THAT IS ALL RIGHT.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: ALL IN FAVOR, PLEASE RESPOND BY SAYING AYE.

>> AYE.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: RAISING YOUR HAND.

OPPOSED? MOTION PASSES.

[9. Recess to the Executive session with counsel, staff and/or affected third parties to discuss matters relating to real property, deliberation of economic development negotiations, discuss personal matters, consult with The Woodlands Township attorney, and discuss funding alternatives and potential agreements with other local, state and federal agencies]

THEN IT WILL BE TIME TO RECESS TO EXECUTIVE SESSION.

I WILL READ IT BUT I THINK SONYA SENT ANOTHER LINK, CORRECT?

>> THAT IS CORRECT.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: OKAY.

RECESS TO THE EXECUTIVE SESSION WITH COUNSEL, STAFF AND/OR AFFECTED THIRD PARTIES TO DISCUSS MATTERS RELATING TO REAL PRO DELIBERATION OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEGOTIATIONS, DISCUSS PERSONNE CONSULT WITH THE WOODLANDS TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY, AND DISCUSS FUNDING ALTERNAT AND POTENTIAL AGREEMENTS WITH OTHER LOCAL, FEDERAL AGENCIES.

SO, DO YOU ALL STILL HAVE IT, DON, JERRY? THE NEW LINK?

>> YES.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: OKAY.

>> THANK YOU.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: OKAY.

SESSION]

>>> NICK, WE ARE NEXT TO EACH OTHER.

AND BACKGROUND MATCHES.

MIRROR OPPOSITE.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: I WANT THAT.

OKAY.

[10. Reconvene in Public Session; and take action on matters from Executive Session]

WE WILL RECONVENE PUBLIC SESSION AND TAKE ACTION FROM MATTERS FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION.

THERE IS NO ACTION TO BE TAKEN.

RECEIVE, CONSIDER AND ACT UPON OF THE NEX DATE OF THE ECONOMIC

[11. Receive, consider and act upon the next meeting date of the Economic Development Committee;]

DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE.

JULY 22 IS WHEN IT'S SCHEDULED.

IF THAT IS GOOD WITH ALL OF US.

>> YEP.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: GOOD? DO WE NEED A MOTION ON THAT, NICK? SINCE IT'S ALREADY SCHEDULED.

>> YES.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: OKAY.

>> I MAKE THE MOTION.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: THANK YOU.

BRUCE SECOND IT.

THANK YOU, BRUCE.

ALL SIGNIFY BY SAYING AYE AND RAISING YOUR HAND.

AYE.

THE NEXT MEETING WILL BE ON THE 22ND.

CONSIDERATION OF ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON THE AGENDA FOR THE NEXT MEETING? NICK?

>> SORRY, ON THE LAST ITEM, I ANTICIPATE STILL WILL BE VIA ZOOM BECAUSE I BELIEVE THE TOWNSHIP BOARD WILL STILL BE MEETING V THE MONTH OF JULY.

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>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: I WOULD ASSUME WE WOULD BE CONSISTENT WITH WHAT THE BOARD IS DOING.

BRUCE, JOHN? AGREED?

>> CORRECT.

>> YEAH.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: THEN ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON THE NEXT MEETING?

[12. Consideration of items to be placed on the agenda for the next meeting]

THE SIGNAGE.

UPDATE WOULD BE ONE.

BUDGET INITIATIVES.

>> ALL RIGHT.

>> MAYBE WE SHOULD HAVE AN AGENDA ITEM ON POTENTIAL IDEAS FOR RELOCATING THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM.

>> OKAY.

ANYTHING ELSE? JOHN?

>> NO.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: MR. NORRELL, ANY PARTING WORDS? YOU WILL STILL BE BUT ANYTHING YOU WOULD L ADD?

>> NO.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: WE WILL INVITE YOU ANYWAY.

>> STAY CLOSE TO YOUR E-MAIL, DON.

>> NO ONE ASSIGN HIS NUMBER.

>> OKAY.

>> CHAIRWOMAN SNYDER: OKAY.

THEN MOTION TO ADJOURN?

>> SO MOVED.

>> SECOND.

>> MEETING ADJOURNED.

THANK YOU.

THANK YOU, NICK.

THANK YOU, SONYA.



* This transcript was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.