The Hays City Commission will meet in regular session at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at city hall. 

The meeting will include a public hearing regarding a proposed Tax Increment Financing benefit district requested by a developer for a possible Hilton Garden Inn and convention center. The proposed four-story hotel would offer 100 rooms and 8,400 square feet of convention space.

If approved, the TIF fund would collect incremental property tax revenues for the subsequent 20 years. The developer estimates the TIF would generate approximately $3.7 million.

Other agenda items include:

• Design/engineering agreement for reconstruction of 43rd and 45th streets.

• A letter of support for the selection of SkyWest/United to continue providing air service at Hays Regional Airport as part of the federal Essential Air Service program.

• An addendum to the commission's employment agreement with City Manager Toby Dougherty regarding a salary adjustment.