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West Tawakoni Economic Development

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The West Tawakoni EDC consists of seven Directors appointed by the City Council.  The group is responsible for expenditures of local sales tax dollars toward projects to increase retail sales, enhance low income housing, tourism, parks and recreation, including beautification projects.

West Tawakoni Economic Development Board Meetings:  First Monday of each Month at the West Tawakoni City Hall 1533 East Highway 276  West Tawakoni Texas 75474.

West Tawakoni Board of Directors:  President- Pete Hoyt, Vice President- Linda Kattner, Treasurer- Jim Turnipseed, Secretary- Lamont Jenkins, Asst. Secretary- Kim Cowley, Director- Dr. Carl Hamil, Director- Robin Myers, Director- Elizabeth Osbourne. 

For more information please give us a call at 903-447-2285 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Business Incentives:  Facade Grants - Contact Board of Directors, Asst. Secretary Kim Cowley for more information at City Hall 903-447-2285.

Business Incentives:  EDC Facade Grant Applications:  Contact Kim Cowley at West Tawakoni City Hall 903-447-2285 for an Applications for the Facade Grant.

Facade Application

Cabela's King Kat Tournament Trail - February 27, 2016.  Call 502-384-5924 for information.


West Tawakoni Economic Development Corporation

Meeting Agenda

City Hall Council Chambers

June 12, 2017

5:00 p.m.



1.Call to Order

2.Roll Call

3.Approval of minutes from the May 1, 2017 meeting, (no meeting held in April)

4.Hear, discuss, and/or take action:

A. Accept resignations of Lamont Jenkins, Secretary & Dr. Carl Hamil

B.  Recommend Appointment of Staci Thomas to EDC, replacing Lamont Jenkins

C.  Business Owners Mixer – Linda Kattner & Staci Thomas, Lakeside Tax & Bookkeeping

D. Budget FY 17/18 

E. EDC Classes that need to be taken by members 

F. Discussion about slogan, website & business of the month – Linda Kattner

G. Approval of bills to be paid 

1.  Kim Cowley

2.  Karen Houston – Final Payment - Infrastructure Grant - Houston Woodland Apartments

3.  City of West Tawakoni - $700.00 - TEDC Basic Summer Course - Linda        Kattner  

H.  Reports on Properties available and/or sold in our City

I. Progress Report on apartment coming into West Tawakoni & Margie’s Grocery                     Kyle Harrison 

5.Citizens Input


1.  Fork N Spoon will have their Grand Opening on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 with WRR Radio broadcasting.    


I certify this notice was posted on the front door of the West Tawakoni City Hall building prior to 4:30 p.m., June 9, 2017.


Kim Cowley


West Tawakoni City Hall, 1533 E State Hwy. 276, West Tawakoni, TX 75474  Phone:(903) 447-2285