A task force of Katy and Sealy-area residents plan to petition Washington lawmakers to reconsider moving a $3 billion contract from Texas to Wisconsin.
The Katy Area Economic Development Council met Tuesday with officials from the city of Sealy to discuss ways of defending 3,000 jobs at the BAE Systems facility in Sealy.
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers is scheduled to open Dec. 14 at 23318 Mercantile Parkway in Katy.
The 5,500-square-foot restaurant is expected to bring more than 100 jobs to the area.
Updated: Tuesday, 27 Oct 2009, 9:37 PM CDT
Published : Tuesday, 27 Oct 2009, 4:06 PM CDT
SEALY, Texas - The City of Sealy and the Katy Area Economic Development Council have formed a task force to address to possible closure of a Sealy plant that employs almost 3,000 people for Austin, Harris and other southeast Texas counties.
The BAE Systems facility produces vehicles for the U.S. Army and contributes approximately $500 million to the Texas economy annually by way of employee salaries, contractor costs and vendor partnerships, according to a Katy Area Economic Development Council statement released on Tuesday.
Local Banks Unite to Support Business Growth and Economic Development
Politicians and Business Leaders Unite to Provide Critical Job Services for the Community
For Immediate Release:
Katy and Houston residents had a chance to view and interview for more than 2,000 available jobs during the Congressman Michael McCaul Job Fair Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Leonard E. Merrell Center.
The City of Katy is one step closer to bringing a large business and industrial park to the area, stimulating commercial growth on the western side of its boundaries.