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Governing Board Meeting

January 18 @ 5:30 pm


Texoma Council of Governments
Thursday, January 18, 2018 – 5:30 pm

  1. Call to Order & Declaration of a Quorum
  2. Invocation and Pledges
  3. Welcome Guests
  4. Induct New Governing Board Member
  5. Executive Director’s Report
  6. Approval of Minutes
  7. Consent
  8. All items on Consent Agenda are considered to be routine by the Council of Governments and will be enacted with one motion. There will not be separate discussion of these items unless a member of the Governing Body or a citizen so requests, in which event these items will be removed from the general order of business and considered in normal sequence.
    1. Ratify liabilities paid in the amounts as listed.
    2. Ratify contract extensions for the following contracts with Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA); Community Services Block Grand (CSBG); Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Weatherization and Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP).
  9. Action
    1. Receive Monthly Financial Oversight Report for dates listed.
    2. Accept recommendation, if any, regarding TCOG’s FYE 2018 Cost Pool Budgets.
    3. Authorize payment of annual membership dues to National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) in the amount of $2,000.00, Texas Association of Regional Councils (TARC) in the amount of $6,786.29, Southwest Regional Executive Directors Association (SWREDA) in the amount of $5,000.00, and to The Corporation for Texas Regionalism (CTR) in the amount of $100, and to name TCOG Board Designee to NADO, TARC, and CTR.
    4. Accept award of the 3-year Planning Grant from the Economic Development Administration (EDA).
    5. Approve the FY 2018/2019 Municipal Solid Waste Application and Resolution between Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and Texoma Council of Governments.
    6. Appoint Mr. Tony Rodriguez to a three-year term on the Natural Resources Advisory Committee (NRAC).
    7. Accept the FY2017 OOG, Homeland Security Grant Division Award.
    8. Accept the TCOG CJAC Members for the term of 2018-2020.
    9. Approve amendment to the Texoma Area Agency on Aging Area Plan 2017-2019 due to change in State guidelines on Evidence-based Initiative (EBI) programs.
    10. Authorize submission and, if awarded, the acceptance of the Cooke County United Way 2018 Grant Proposal of $35,000.
    11. Ratify submission of the Community Services Block Grant (CSGB) Community Action Plan (CAP) and Budget with Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) and ratify 2018 CSBG contract.
    12. Ratify 2018 CEAP contract with Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA).
    13. Ratify 2018 LIHEAP – Weatherization contract with Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA).
    14. Receive 2017 End of Year Employee Survey and Achievement Report and adopt 2018 Key Objectives
    15. Authorize Executive Committee to enter into negotiations with Brandon Shelby for Legal Services
  10. President’s Report
  11. Adjourn


January 18
5:30 pm
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Texoma Council of Governments
(903) 893-2161


Eisenhower Room
1117 Gallagher Drive, Suite 100
Sherman, TX 75090 United States
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(903) 893-2161