Kenedy Economic Development Corporation (KEDC), a 4B corporation, provides information and assistance to businesses seeking to launch, expand, or relocate to Kenedy, Texas. KEDC furthers economic and tax base expansion through business attraction, real estate development, and community promotion.

Board of Directors

Gary Richards, President
Felipe Leal, Vice President
Lajuana Kasprzyk
Leslie Wynn
Cindy Saenz
Walter (Trey) Hill III
Don Staggs

Board Meetings

Regular meetings are open to the public and participation is encouraged. Meetings are normally held the fourth Monday of each month at 6:00 pm at the Ruhman C. Franklin Municipal Building, 303 West Main Street.

Latest Agendas & Minutes

Meeting Agendas & Minutes

January 23, 2023: Meeting

: Meeting

January 24, 2022: Regular Meeting

February 28, 2022: Regular Meeting

March 28, 2022: Regular Meeting

April 25, 2022: Regular Meeting

June 27, 2022: Regular Meeting

July 25, 2022: Regular Meeting

August 15, 2022: Budget Workshop

August 22, 2022: Regular Meeting

August 29, 2022: Regular Meeting

September 26, 2022: Regular Meeting

October 24, 2022: Regular Meeting

November 28, 2022: Regular Meeting

January 25, 2021: Regular Meeting

March 29, 2021: Regular Meeting

April 26, 2021: Regular Meeting

May 24, 2021: Regular Meeting

June 28, 2021: Regular Meeting

July 19, 2021: Joint Meeting

July 26, 2021: Regular Meeting

August 23, 2021: Regular Meeting

September 13, 2021: Budget Workshop

September 13, 2021: Special Meeting

September 27, 2021: Regular Meeting

October 25, 2021: Regular Meeting

November 22, 2021: Regular Meeting

August 20, 2020: Joint Meeting

August 20, 2020: Special Joint Meeting

August 27, 2020: Special Joint Meeting

August 31, 2020: Budget Workshop

September 4, 2020: Special Meeting

September 9, 2020: Special Joint Meeting

December 14, 2020: Regular Meeting

Why Kenedy?


Business Friendly Climate

Kenedy has an extensive history of profitable business and trade. Today’s pro-business environment and low tax burden form a perfect foundation to continue the tradition of vibrant economic activity, prosperity, and growth.

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Strategic, Central Location

Kenedy, Texas is the epicenter of the Eagle Ford Shale, one of the largest oil drilling regions in America. This region of South Texas produces about 1.1 million barrels of crude a day and accounts for 9 percent of US oil production.

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Affordable Land & Housing

In Kenedy, you’ll find affordable land and housing options, as well as lower property taxes and retail prices. Looking for an ideal location for your business to grow and a beautiful place to call home? Look no further than Kenedy, Texas.

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Solid Transportation

Kenedy is conveniently served by US 181 and SH 72 highway systems, providing connections throughout South Texas to nearby transportation air, water, and rail hubs and international ports, with minimal traffic congestion.

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