City Council Position 2
a. Primarily through a cooperative working relationship with the Buda EDC. This organization is the prime conduit for bringing new business prospects and the city together to negotiate potential incentives for economic growth.
b. Second, conduct a thorough review of comments from potential new businesses regarding navigating the permitting processes with the City. Are there opportunities to streamline the review and permitting processes to expedite new businesses.
c. Third, canvas existing business owners/companies to solicit their recommendations to facilitate their growth/expansion.
d. Fourth, coordinate with the Chamber of Commerce to bring open communications between the City, EDC and Chamber.
2 – Coordinate with the EDC and Chamber to recruit new business/industry for Buda.
a. Clean, environmentally conscientious businesses. More technology-based activity. We also need to continue to present an inviting atmosphere to bring additional commerce/trade to the downtown historic district.
3 – Work with the county and state to improve highway/road infrastructure.
Continue efforts to improve traffic flows/control. Consider carpool parking/shuttles. Identify critical hours of demand for transportation services. Determine how to maximize traffic flow with minimal impact on neighborhoods. Traffic flow continues to be a challenge for the city as we attempt to manage traffic for the growing population in and around Buda.