Economic Development Advisory Committee


  • Quarterly
  • City Hall, 4301 City Point Drive

Agendas & Minutes

View current agendas and minutes
Agendas are posted at least 72 hours prior to the meeting, as required by state law. Minutes are posted after they have been formally approved by the committee. 


Business Category:

Term Expires:

Rena Arnold
Real Estate June 30, 2018
Mark Wood 
Real Estate June 30, 2018
Vacant   Entertainment June 30, 2018
Lee Hertel 
Banking June 30, 2019
Jay Redford
Office/Service June 30, 2018
Bob Brown 
Manufacturing June 30, 2018
Xavier Villarreal 
Medical June 30, 2019
Ron Huggins
New Car Dealership June 30, 2019
Janice Townsend 
Retail June 30, 2019
Michael Wright 
Office/Service June 30, 2019

Method of Appointment

Board members are appointed by City Council.


Board members serve two-year terms


The delegates shall be a representation of the North Richland Hills business community and shall come from both large and small employers in service, manufacturing, retail, medical, banking and entertainment industries; new car dealerships as well as commercial brokers and developers. Although the delegates' businesses must have a North Richland Hills address, they may personally reside in another city.

Powers & Duties

The Economic Development Advisory Committee must:
  • Maintain good communications with the city's existing employers.
  • Provide input as to how the city may continue to stimulate the local economy.
  • Provide feedback to the Economic Development Department.
  • Discuss key economic development infrastructure issues and consider the impact of municipal services on local businesses.


For questions or more information about this committee, contact the Economic Development Department at 817-427-6090.