RHCA Economic & Business Development Committee Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, December 6, 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
  • Veronica Munoz, RHCA Board Member
  • Committee Introduction
  • RHCA Upcoming Events

RHCA Upcoming Events

  • RHCA FREE Fall Protection Training Initiative – 2023 Coming Soon
  • RHCA ConnectU2Jobs… see online
  • RHCA Luna Awards | Event Registration
    • Dallas | Friday, December 9, 2022
  • Aprenda a Organizar su Negocio – December 13, 2022

Topics and Guest Speakers

  • Topic: Alvarado ISD Bond 2022
  • Speaker: Brad Ransom, Director of Operations, Alvarado Independent School District

Committee Discussion Items

  • 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.
    • December
      • Longview – Longview ISD – Pending
      • Tyler – Tyler ISD – Pending
      • Alvarado – Alvarado ISD – confirmed
    • Other
      • City of Fort Worth
      • Houston – City of Houston Office of Diversity and Inclusion Upcoming Opportunities
      • Galveston – Galveston ISD… On Hold
      • Austin ISD 2022 Bond Program
      • El Paso ISD
      • Midland / Odessa… On Hold
      • Forney – Forney ISD
      • Little Elm – Little Elm ISD
      • Alvarado – Alvarado ISD
      • Mansfield – City of Mansfield
      • Terrell – Bond was not approved
  • Heavy Highway and Transportation Forum Overview… see online
  • 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 November 25, 2022
  • Help identify Potential Presenters for webinar or in-person topic
  • Best Practices for Business Development

Next Meeting: Click to RSVP: January 17, 2022 – 8:30 am to 10:00 am Central Time… see online

Economic & Business Development Page:… see online

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

  • Tuesday, *December 6, 2022

2023 Proposed EBD Committee Meeting Dates: Third Tuesday of the Month 8:30 am to 10:00 am CST (virtually)

  • Tuesday, January 17, 2023
  • Tuesday, February 21, 2023
  • Tuesday, March 21, 2023
  • Tuesday, April 18, 2023
  • Tuesday, May 16, 2023
  • Tuesday, June 20, 2023
  • July – Hiatus
  • Tuesday, August 15, 2023
  • Tuesday, September 19, 2023
  • Tuesday, October 17, 2023
  • Tuesday, November 7, 2023*
  • Tuesday, December 5, 2023*

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