The City of Schertz form of government is Council-Manager, with the City Council and Mayor serving as the city’s elected officials and the City Manager appointed by Council. City Hall, overseen by the City Manager, includes services such as Permitting, Municipal Court, and Economic Development. The Schertz Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) is a nonprofit corporation and is an industrial development corporation under the Development Corporation Act, as amended, Title 12, Subtitle C1, Texas Local Government Code (the “Act”) and governed by Chapter 501, Chapter 502, and Chapter 505 of the Act.
The affairs of the SEDC are managed by a Board of Directors, which is composed of 7 members appointed by City Council. The City Manager, or his designee, shall serve as the Executive Director of the SEDC to provide administrative support services for the advancement to economic prosperity for the City.
To grow the Schertz economy through Projects. Specifically, we pursue Projects that focus on the creation/retention of Primary Jobs and Infrastructure Improvements.
SEDC Board of Directors
Secretary – Treasurer
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The Schertz Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors consists of 7 members (at any given time), each serving a 2-year staggered term. The Board meets the fourth Thursday of each month in City Council Chambers. Members are expected to attend all meetings unless specific circumstances arise.
To become a Board Member, a process must be followed. First, applicants must have resided in the City for at least 12 months (according to the City of Schertz’ Code of Ordinances). Additionally, applicants must have an interest in promoting the mission and welfare of the City. Second, applicants must submit an application for nomination. This application will be assessed and, if it qualifies, be passed to City Council members for nomination consideration. Third, when a vacancy arises, Council members will make nominations to fill the Board. Fourth and finally, City Council will vote on and appoint qualified nominees to the Schertz Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors.
If you are interested in becoming a future SEDC Board Member, you can find out more and apply on the City’s Boards and Commissions webpage. Should you have questions, please give our offices a call or send us an email at: (210) 619-1070 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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