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Manvel Economic Development Corporation Application

  1. Description

    Please complete the form and sign at the bottom of the page. A copy of your driver's license or other state-issued ID will need to be attached to the application in order for it to be processed.

    Physical submissions of this application can be made to the City Secretary's Office at 20031 Morris Ave.

    Qualifications for appointment to the Manvel Economic Development Corporation include: 

    • Must reside within ten miles of the City of Manvel

    In addition to the qualifications for service on a board required by City ordinances or state law, a person appointed to a board must not be delinquent in the payment of taxes, water service charges, or other obligations to the city.

    Purpose:  To promote economic development in the City of Manvel and to promote or develop municipal infrastructure related to the development or expansion of the business enterprise.

    Duties: Directors shall exercise ordinary business judgment in managing the affairs of the Corporation.  In acting in their official capacity as Directors of the Corporation, Directors shall act in good faith and take actions they reasonably believe to be in the best interests of the Corporation or which would be lawful and shall refrain from actions not in the best interest of the Corporation or which would be unlawful.  A Director shall not be liable if, in the exercise of ordinary care, the Director acts in good faith relying on written financial and legal statements provided by an accountant or attorney retained by the Corporation.

    Time Commitments: The time commitment varies somewhat, based on the projects being undertaken. Normally, one meeting per month, typically the second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m., in meetings of 1 to 2 hours duration (As of January 1, 2020, the board is meeting quarterly unless a project warrants an extra meeting).  Some outside reading and study will be required.

  2. How many years have you been a resident of Manvel?*
  3. Are you a registered voter?*
  4. Are you a citizen of the United States?*
  5. Have you ever been convicted of a felony?*
  6. Have you been convicted of, received probation or deferred adjudication for, any offense that was not a felony within the last 10 years?*
  7. Are you, or have ever been, an adversary party to pending litigation against the City of Manvel?*
  8. Have you ever, or do you currently serve on any city boards?*
  9. Are you involved in any community activities? (Civic or Hobbies)*
  10. Are you related to any City Employee or Council Member?*
  11. Do you have any outstanding taxes or other debt owed to the City?*
  12. Have you been cited in the past year for non-compliance of any City Codes/Ordinances?*
  13. Do you have a current Driver's License?*
  14. Are you a business owner?*
  15. Disclaimer

    By providing my signature below, I understand that should I not be appointed to a City of Manvel board or commission, this application and any other records obtained, collected or otherwise prepared regarding this application shall be maintained in accordance with the Texas Public Information Act and the City of Manvel's document retention schedule.

    I certify that my answers above are true and complete. I understand that the information contained in this application may be considered among other criteria, qualifications and/or information, by the City Council in its evaluation for the position being sought. I further understand that should I be appointed to any City of Manvel board or commission, I serve at the pleasure of the City Council and may be removed from said position at any time and for any reason or no reason at all, with or without notice. I also understand that should I be appointed to a City of Manvel board or commission, I must be responsible for a creditable record of attendance and performance. If this application leads to my appointment to a position on a City of Manvel board or commission, I understand that false or misleading information in my application may result in my removal from my position.

    I authorize the City of Manvel to conduct a background check to verify all data given in this application.

    I have carefully read and understood the above statement.

  16. Final Instructions

    Provide all information requested: Incomplete applications will NOT be considered for a board or commission placement. Your complete application form will be maintained in our active files for one year from the date of the application. 

    Knowingly making a false entry in, or false alteration of, a governmental record is an offense under Section 37.10 of the Texas Penal Code and, upon conviction, may subject a violator to criminal penalties.

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