glossary of terms
City Government has a number of standard words and phrases that you may or may not have heard of.   The following is a list of some of those terms together with an explanation of their meaning, which will help you understand the workings or City Government. 

CCN - Certificate of Convenience and Necessity

CDGB - Community Development Block Grant

EDC - Economic Development Corporation

ESD - Emergency Services District

HPC - Historic Preservation Commission

LOI - Letter of Intent

MMP - Mobility Master Plan

MOU - Memorandum of Understanding

MUD - Municipal Utility District

PARD - Parks and Recreation Department

PID - Public Improvement District

PUD - Planned Unit Development

TIRZ - Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone

ZBA - Zoning Board of Adjustments