Economic Development Corporation

The Texas City Economic Development Corporation is a non-profit corporation created for the purpose of promotion and development of new and expanded businesses within the City of Texas City and any other activity allowed by the enabling statutes. The administration of the Economic Development Corporation is vested in a board of directors and a general manager. The City appoints the board of directors and the Economic Development Corporation Board appoints the general manager. However, the corporation is fiscally dependent on the City because their operational and capital budgets are approved by the City Commission.

Meeting Information
Texas City Economic Development- Meetings are held as needed; at a minimum, there will be an annual meeting (with no specific month set). That each member of the Board of Directors shall serve for all 3-year staggered terms. That there are no limits to the number of terms Board Members may serve. Allow for Mayor and the City Commission to appoint non-voting advisors to serve on the board.


  • Dedrick D. Johnson, Sr., Mayor
  • Mark Ciavaglia, Chairperson
  • Randy Dietel, Vice-Chairperson
  • Bruce Clawson, Director
  • Lawrence Edrozo, Director
  • Tim Culp (Advisory)
  • Melissa Duarte (Advisory)
  • Amy Reid (Advisory)

Please direct all questions, comments, and/or concerns to Kristin Edwards, Economic Development Director, at or 409-739-7538. 

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