waller county economic development

Katy EDC V.P. Rick Ellis, right with arms crossed, sits in front row of recent Waller County Commissioners Court meeting. - Courtesy Waller County

Katy Economic Development Council on Defense Over Rooms To Go Deal in Waller County

  WALLER COUNTY, Texas (Covering Katy) – The Katy Area Economic Development Council appears to be getting ready to defend itself from action that may be taken by Waller County over a development deal it negotiated a decade ago. The dispute is over what incentives the KAEDC provided Rooms To Go to convince the retail […]

The Untold Relationship between the Katy Area EDC and Katy Magazine

Puffery for a Price: How the Katy Area EDC Buys its Positive Press from Katy Magazine KATY (Covering Katy) – For several years Katy-area leaders have complained to Covering Katy that the Katy Area Economic Development Council takes credit for economic development deals that it has little or no responsibility for delivering. Now, Covering Katy […]

Katy Area EDC Continues Move Away from Helping Katy ISD Taxpayers

KATY (Covering Katy) – The Katy Area Economic Development Council is continuing to seek Waller County development deals. By doing so it has assumed functions that were not a part of its original charter of bringing a new tax base to the Katy Independent School District. Leaders in Waller County and within the Katy ISD […]