Since then, the five-member DCOA
Board appointed by the Mayor and City Council, and the DevelopAbilene team (City Economic Development Office, Abilene Industrial Foundation, Chamber Military Affairs Committee and the TTU Small Business Development Center) and the Workforce Center of West Central Texas have worked together to diversify Abilene's economic base.
DCOA Chief Executive Officer Richard Burdine, said, "We look forward to benefiting from ETI's innovation expertise and broad experience in the life sciences industry.
Harlan commented, "We appreciate and value this partnership and we are excited to work with the DCOA to help the Abilene community create jobs and further diversify its economy.
Chief Executive Officer Richard Burdine said, "Our strategy is to bolster Abilene-based life sciences companies by providing additional funding that is not subject to the use limitations of a federally-funded grant and acts as a catalyst for more rapid business growth.
Under the terms of the Agreement for Financial Assistance (the "Agreement"), DCOA shall provide up to $2 million of interest-free, secured loans to Transcend (the "Loans").
Our relationship with DCOA is another way to reduce the short supply by infusing new talent into the medical transcription profession.
Todd Johnson Dozer Service of Abilene was the low bidder of two contractors, quoting the DCOA
a price of $628 per acre.
in August 2014 approved a resolution authorizing$6.