Downtown Economic Development Corporation

Regular Meetings

  • 4 pm
  • 2nd Tuesday of the month
  • Friendswood Library
    416 S Friendswood Drive
    Friendswood, TX 77546

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


  • Patrick McGinnis, President
    Term expires: July 2020
  • Arden Hill, Vice President
    Term expires: July 2020
  • Paul Marx, Secretary/Treasurer
    Term expires: July 2020
  • Ron Cox
    Term expires: July 2020
  • Rebecca Hillenburg
    Term expires: July 2020
  • Elmer Johnson, Jr.
    Term expires: July 2020
  • Alton Todd
    Term expires: July 2020


The Friendswood Downtown Economic Development Corporation is a Type B corporation that may undertake projects as described in Subchapter C of Chapter 501 of the Local Government Code and Chapter 505 of the Local Government Code, including undertaking projects as authorized by law, including but not limited to:

  • Projects to promote new or expanded business enterprises in the downtown area as defined by the City of Friendswood Downtown District Map
  • Streets
  • Targeted infrastructure
  • Paved sidewalks
  • Pedestrian amenities including:
    • Benches
    • Lighting
    • Signage
    • Other related public improvements
  • Maintenance and operations expenses for any of the previously described projects

Term Length

  • 2 years

Staff Support

  • Economic Development Coordinator