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About Haslet EDC : About Haslet EDC

About Haslet EDC

"Haslet, Texas chooses to expand its property tax base and increase sales tax revenues by capitalizing on the surrounding growth associated with Alliance Airport, maximizing IH-35W frontage and working to become a popular destination in which to live and work—while still maintaining it’s easy commute, small town feel and country culture." - Haslet Vision Statement
 


Type A - Economic Development

The Type A sales tax is primarily intended for manufacturing and industrial development. EDCs may use Type A revenue to fund land, buildings, equipment, facilities expenditures, targeted infrastructure and improvements for projects including:

  • manufacturing and industrial facilities, recycling facilities, distribution centers, and small warehouse facilities;
  • research and development facilities, regional or national corporate headquarters facilities, primary job training facilities operated by higher education institutions, job training classes, telephone call centers and career centers not located within a junior college taxing district;
  • certain infrastructure improvements that promote or develop new or expanded business enterprises;
  • aviation facilities;
  • commuter rail, light rail or commuter bus operations;
  • port-related facilities, railports, rail switching facilities, marine ports, inland ports; and
  • maintenance and operating costs associated with projects.
Economic Development Board - Type A
Place 1 (2015-17) Pam Slater 
Place 2 (2014-16) Anita Huff
Place 3 (2015-17) JK Keller - President
Place 4 (2014-16) Brenda Ward
Place 5 (2015-17) Steve Boecking
Place 6, Alt. 1 (2014-16) Stewart Shirey
Place 7, Alt. 2 (2015-17) Jerko Dabelic


Type B - Community Development

The Type B sales tax may be used for any project eligible under Type A rules and several other project types, including quality of life improvements. Type B corporations may pay for land, buildings, equipment, facilities, targeted infrastructure and improvements for:

  • professional and amateur sports and athletic facilities, tourism and entertainment facilities, convention facilities and public parks;
  • related store, restaurant, concession, parking and transportation facilities;
  • related street, water and sewer facilities; and
  • affordable housing.

To promote and develop new and expanded business enterprises that create or retain primary jobs, a Type B EDC may fund:

  • public safety facilities;
  • recycling facilities;
  • streets, roads, drainage and related improvements;
  • demolition of existing structures;
  • general municipally owned improvements; and
  • maintenance and operating costs associated with projects.
Community Development Committee - Type B
Place 1 (2015-17) Kathleen Golden
Place 2 (2014-16) Randall Garner - Vice President
Place 3 (2015-17) Cathy Andersen - Secretary
Place 4 (2014-16) Stephen Smith - President 
Place 5 (2015-17) Bill Frisbie
Place 6 (2014-16) Greg Lyon
Place 7 (2015-17) Kevin Moosani
Place 8, Alt. 1 (2014-16) Ruthie Dew
Place 9, Alt. 2 (2015-17)

John Thomas

 


 

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