Notice is hereby given of a Regular Meeting of the Burkburnett Development Corporation Board
to be held on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. at City Hall-Council Chambers, 501 Sheppard
Road, Burkburnett, Texas, to consider the following agenda items. The Board may discuss and take
action on any item on this agenda. The Board reserves the right to meet in a closed session on any
agenda item should the need arise and, if applicable pursuant to authorization by Title 5, Chapter
551, of the Texas Government Code.
Due to Governor Abbott's reduction in COVID-19 restrictions, the Council Chamber will re-open
to the public's in-person attendance. As such, there is no access to the meeting through a call
PUBLIC COMMENTS ON AGENDA ITEMS
All persons desiring to address a specific agenda item must submit a "Public Comments" form to
the City Clerk, Margie Poole, before the reading of the agenda item. Comments will be limited to
three (3) minutes with a maximum of a two (2) minute extension following approval by a majority of
the Board Members.
ITEM 1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER
ITEM 2. INVOCATION
ITEM 3. ROLL CALL
ITEM 4. Approval of the Minutes from the March 16, 2021 Meeting.
ITEM 5. Approval of the March and April 2021 Financials.
ITEM 6. PERSONAL/AUDIENCE COMMENTS
The Board invites citizens to speak on any topic. Please fill out a "Public Comments"
form and submit the form before 8:00 a.m. to the City Clerk. Public comments are limited
to five (5) minutes with a possible two (2) minute extension following the approval by a
majority vote of the Board. The President may adjust time limits to accommodate more
or fewer speakers. Unless the item is specifically noted on this agenda, the Board is
required under the Texas Open Meetings Act to limit its response to a statement of
specific factual information or reciting the City's existing policy on that issue.
ITEM 7. Discuss and take any action necessary regarding the Texas Downtown Association City
of Burkburnett – Downtown Assessment Proposal.
ITEM 8. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Pursuant to the Texas Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code,
the Board of Directors may convene in Executive Session regarding the following
A. SECTION 551.087- Discuss commercial or financial information received from an
existing business or business prospect with which the City is negotiating for the
location or retention of a facility, or for incentives the City is willing to extend, or
financial information submitted by same.
ITEM 9. RECONVENE
Reconvene to regular session and take action, if any, on matters discussed in Executive
ITEM 10. DIRECTOR'S REPORT
A. Prospect Update
ITEM 11. BOARD MEMBERS' COMMENTS
Pursuant to Government Code Section 551.0415, Board Members may make a report about items
of Community interest during a meeting of the governing body without having given notice of the
report. Items of community interest include:
Expressions of thanks, congratulations, or condolence;
Information regarding holiday schedules;
An honorary or salutary recognition of a public official, public employee, or other citizen,
except that a discussion regarding a change in the status of the person's public office of
public employment is not an honorary or salutary recognition for purposes of this
A reminder about an upcoming event organized or sponsored by the governing body;
Information regarding a social, ceremonial, or community event organized or sponsored
by an entity other than the governing body that was attended or is scheduled to be attended
by a member of the governing body or an official or employee of the municipality; and
Announcements involving an imminent threat to the public health and safety of people in
the municipality that has arisen after the posting of the agenda.
ITEM 12. ADJOURNMENT
I, Margie Poole, City Clerk for the City of Burkburnett, Texas, do hereby certify that I
posted this agenda on the glass front door of the City Hall, facing the outside at
___________________on May 7, 2021 in compliance with the Open Meetings Act
Margie Poole, City Clerk
Posted 5/7 /21 @
This facility is wheelchair accessible, and accessible parking spaces are available. If any accommodations for a disability
are required, please notify the City Clerk's Office at 940.569.2263 at least 72 hours before the meeting date. Concerning
any item, the Board may take various actions, including but not limited to rescheduling an item in its entirety or for
particular action at a future date or time.
I certify that the attached notice of the Burkburnett Development Corporation Board Meeting was removed by
me from the glass front door of City Hall on the _______day ______________________ 2021 at