Governor Abbott Announces Film Friendly Texas Designation For Tahoka

Governor Abbott Announces Film Friendly Texas Designation For Tahoka

Governor Greg Abbott announced recently that the City of Tahoka, having completed the multi-step training and certification process, has been designated a Film Friendly Texas community by the Texas Film Commission, which helps to grow local jobs and local economies by promoting the Lone Star State as the premier destination for film, television, commercial, animation, […]

Minutes from December 8, 2020 Meeting

Tahoka Economic Development Board Bill Schoemann-President Starr Bray – Vice President Joe Craig – Treasurer Monica Stephens – Secretary Ray Box Al Garrett Heather Jester December 8, 2020 Tahoka Economic Development Board. held its regular Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at City Hall. The following board members were present: Bill Schoemann, […]

Predictions and Strategies for Holiday Retail

Predictions and Strategies for Holiday Retail

Report Courtesy of Retail Strategies Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, small businesses are up against a large challenge when it comes to holiday shopping. Businesses will be combatting a decrease of physical shoppers and are now required to implement added safety measures. Jenn Gregory, President of Downtown Strategies, details below what city leaders, businesses, and consumers should […]

Minutes from October 13, 2020 Meeting

Tahoka Economic Development Board Bill Schoemann-President Starr Bray – Vice President Joe Craig – Treasurer Monica Stephens – Secretary Ray Box Al Garrett October 13, 2020 Tahoka Economic Development Board. held its regular Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at City Hall. The following board members were present: Bill Schoemann, Starr Bray, […]

Keep your Business Open with SPAG CORE

Keep your Business Open with SPAG CORE

Covid-19 Small Business Relief The South Plains Association of Governments (SPAG) has received a $4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce (Economic Development Administration) to operate a COVID-19 relief loan program. The SPAG CORE (Covid Relief) program is for small businesses impacted by COVID-19, who are seeking fixed and low interest working capital […]

Agenda for September 8th, 2020 TEDB Meeting

TAHOKA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD (TEDB) TUESDAY SEPT. 8TH, 2020 CITY COUNCIL BOARD ROOM – 1804 AVENUE J. TAHOKA, TX 5:30 P.M. AGENDA INVOCATION. REVIEW AND APPROVE MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING PRESENTED BY MONICA STEPHENS. FINANCIAL STATUS REPORT. REVIEW DISCUSS AND ACT UPON APPLICATIONS FOR THE BUSINESS GRANT. OPEN DISCUSSION NOT ACTIONABLE. ADJOURN.  Posted on: Sept. […]

Minutes from August 18, 2020 Meeting

Tahoka Economic Development Board Bill Schoemann-President Starr Bray – Vice President Joe Craig – Treasurer Monica Stephens – Secretary Ray Box Al Garrett August 18, 2020 Tahoka Economic Development Board. held its regular Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at City Hall.  The following board members were present: Bill Schoemann, Ray Box, […]

Agenda from August 11, 2020 TEDB Meeting

TAHOKA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD (TEDB) TUESDAY AUG.  11TH, 2020 CITY COUNCIL BOARD ROOM – 1804 AVENUE J. TAHOKA, TX 5:30 p.m. AGENDA INVOCATION. REVIEW AND APPROVE MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING PRESENTED BY MONICA STEPHENS. FINANCIAL STATUS REPORT. DISCUSS AND ACT UPON THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR’S POSITION. DISCUSS AND ACT UPON THE SENIOR CITIZENS REQUEST FOR […]

Agenda from July 7, 2020 TEDB Meeting

TAHOKA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD (TEDB) TUESDAY JULY 7th, 2020 CITY COUNCIL BOARD ROOM – 1804 AVENUE J. TAHOKA, TX 5:30 p.m. AGENDA INVOCATION. INTRODUCE NEW BOARD MEMBERS. Al GARRETT HEATHER JESTER ELECTION OF OFFICERS. REVIEW AND APPROVE MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING PRESENTED BY MONICA STEPHENS. FINANCIAL STATUS REPORT. DISCUSS AND ACT UPON REVISING THE PROPERTY […]

U.S. Representatives file bill for extension of Interstate 27 entire country

U.S. Representatives file bill for extension of Interstate 27 entire country

The findings of the study concluded the extension could increase Texas’ gross domestic product (GDP) by $55.6 billion, add 17,710 new jobs, decrease the crash rate by 21% and save $450 million in safety improvements. Using the GDP increase, the estimated return on investment for the extension is 76%. Within the Ports-to-Plains Corridor, the travel […]

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