Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation (GBIC)

Overview


The Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation (GBIC) is a non-profit organization created to oversee the disbursement of a ¼ cent sales tax collected in the City of Brownsville. The GBIC board, appointed by the Brownsville City Commission, approves funding for job creation incentives and various grant programs related to infrastructure and education. GBIC provides business counseling for companies seeking to locate or expand in the greater Brownsville area. The GBIC staff offers help with site selection, obtaining permits, identifying workforce needs, and connecting with community partners to provide job training to be successful in Brownsville.

Meetings



GBIC Main Office
Historic Young House
500 E. Saint Charles St.
Brownsville, Texas 78520
Tel: (956) 561-4133
Website: Greaterbrownsville.com
Email: egalvan@greaterbrownsville.com



Meetings:
5:00 p.m., meets third Thursday of each month
City Chambers of City Hall (2nd Floor)
1001 E. Elizabeth Street
Brownsville, Texas 78520

    Members

    • 7 members
    • Each member shall be appointed by the City Commission

    JOHN COWEN, JR.
    Chairman

    NURITH GALONSKY PIZANA
    Vice-Chair

    ROSE GOWEN
    Treasurer

    ROY DE LOS SANTOS
    Secretary

    MAYOR JUAN "TREY" MENDEZ III
    Board Member

    COMMISSIONER PEDRO CARDENAS
    Board Member

    COMMISSIONER JESSICA TETREAU-KALIFA
    Board Member