RHCA Economic & Business Development Committee Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Central Time

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If you have any questions, please call the RHCA at 976-786-0909.

Welcome

  • Julio Florez, VP of Programs, RHCA
  • Luis Delgado, RHCA Chair
  • Juan Carlos “JC” Gonzalez, RHCA Secretary
  • Committee Introduction
  • RHCA Upcoming Events

RHCA Upcoming Events

  • RHCA FREE Fall Protection Training Initiative – 2022… see online
  • RHCA ConnectU2Jobs… see online
  • RHCA Como iniciar un negocio, September 24, 2022… see online
  • Doing Business with TxDOT Information Session and Networking Event, September 30, 2022… see online
  • RHCA Luna Awards | Event Registration
    • San Antonio Wednesday, October 5, 2022
    • Austin Thursday, October 6, 2022
    • El Paso Wednesday, October 12, 2022
  • 7th Annual Tarrant County Business Opportunity Fair, November 3, 2022… see online
  • RHCA 14th Annual Clay Shoot Classic, November 4, 2022… see online

Topics and Guest Speakers

Committee Discussion Items

  • Notice of Public Rulemaking (NPRM) DBE and ACDBE Programs…see online
  • Statewide Initiative: EBD Committee to invite key members from municipalities from around the state and have them present and update on A/E/C Opportunities.
    • September
      • Corpus Christi – City of Corpus Christi Approved $125 Million in Funding for their 2020 Bond Program
    • October
      • Austin – Austin ISD 2022 Bond Program
      • El Paso – Community College or EPISD Bond Programs
      • Midland/Odessa… On Hold
      • Amarillo – Amarillo ISD
    • November
      • Select 2 of the 4
        • Forney – Forney ISD
        • Little Elm – Little Elm ISD
        • Alvarado – Alvarado ISD
        • Mansfield – City of Mansfield
    • December
      • Longview – Longview ISD
      • Terrell – Terrell ISD
      • Tyler – Tyler ISD
    • Other
      • City of Fort Worth
      • Houston – City of Houston Office of Diversity and Inclusion Upcoming Opportunities
      • Galveston – Galveston ISD… On Hold
  • Infrastructure Bill Impact on Texas and DFW
  • Market Conditions
    • Material Costs
    • Labor Costs
    • Layoffs
      • COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates
    • Sub Committee Meeting to Invite Monthly Guest Speakers
      • Two fifteen-minute meetings

Committee Resources

  • Archer Western Herzog (AWH) DART Silver Line Regional Rail D/M/WBE Opportunities… see online
  • U.S. Census – County Business Patterns… see online
  • Small Business Administration – 8(a) Business Development Program… see online
  • City of San Antonio Bond Program… see online

Committee Action Items

  • Identify Training Topic or Guest Speaker for Monthly Committee Meetings by October 7, 2022
  • Help identify Potential Presenters for webinar or in-person topic
  • Best Practices for Business Development

Next Meeting: Click to RSVP: October 18, 2022 – 8:30 am to 10:00 am Central Time… see online

Economic & Business Development Page:… see online

2022 Committee Dates: Third Tuesday of the Month 8:30 am to 10:00 am CST (virtually)

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2022
  • Tuesday, *November 8, 2022
  • Tuesday, *December 6, 2022

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