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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 Economic Development Council Tactics Seen as a ‘Threat’ and ‘Bullying’ in Waller County

  WALLER COUNTY (Covering Katy) – Leaders of the Katy Area Economic Development Council have deeply damaged any potential reconciliation between that group and economic development officials in Waller County after an email sent by the group’s vice president left some people feeling threatened. The email was received by the head of Waller County Economic […]