Council applies for economic development grant

The District of Houston is applying for $35,000 grant to pay for the economic development officer.

The District of Houston is applying for $35,000 grant to pay for the economic development officer.

Received last year, the grant from the Northern Development Initiative Trust under the Economic Development Capacity Building Funding Program, covers half of the annual$60,000 the District pays for the economic development officer.

The economic development officer, Maureen Czirfusz, gives economic development services, giving information to potential investors, lobbying to protect Houston business and promoting Houston business such as mining, said District CAO Linda Poznikoff.