WALLER COUNTY, TX (Covering Katy News) – Waller County has taken a big step forward in attracting foreign investment that will likely create more jobs, and generate additional local property tax revenue. Waller County joined the Port of Houston which means there will be a close working relationship between the local ports and Waller County’s economic development teams. The inter-local agreement allows Waller County leaders to offer incentives that will draw foreign investment to local communities. 

“It allows companies who locate in Waller County to establish a foreign trade zone a lot faster,” said Waller County Economic Development Partnership Executive Director Vince Yokom. But, those companies will still be required to pay all local property taxes.

“It’s a federal program. It has nothing to do

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