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Economic Development 101 – Thursday, January 18, 2018

Stephenville Economic Development Authority invites you to attend
“Economic Development 101”

January 18, 2018 from 2:00- 4:00 p.m.
Stephenville City Hall, Council Chambers
298 W. Washington Street
Stephenville, Texas 76401

Please join the SEDA Board of Directors as they present “Economic Development 101.” This event is open to the public and you are encouraged to attend by submitting your registration at Presenting information regarding the future of economic development in Stephenville will be Dr. John Hubbard, SEDA Executive Director, Ms. Janie Havel from the Office of Governor Greg Abbott and Mr. Jeff Moore with Brown & Hofmeister, L.L.P.

Stephenville, Texas

2:00 ​ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 101, City Council Chambers

Dr. John Hubbard, Stephenville Economic Development Authority
Overview of Economic Development
Stephenville, Strengths & Weaknesses
SEDA’s Mission

Jeff Moore, Brown & Hofmeister, L.L.P.
Overview of a Type B Organization
Legal Requirements – Open Meeting Act, Contracts, Negotiations and Public Approvals
Stephenville’s role in Economic Development

Janie Havel, Office of Governor Greg Abbott
The Importance of Economic Development in Texas
State Resources for Rural Communities
Team Texas

3:30 ​Question and Answer Opportunity

4:00 ​Closing Remarks by Dr. John Hubbard, SEDA Executive Director

Sign Up for this event at or call the SEDA office at 254-459-4921.

This event will also be available via Ustream for those unable to attend in person.