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Governing Board Meeting

July 20, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Texoma Council of Governments
Thursday, July 20, 2017 – 5:30 pm

  1. Call to Order & Declaration of a Quorum
  2. Invocation and Pledges
  3. Welcome Guests
  4. Induct New Governing Board Members for 2017-2019
  5. Executive Director’s Report
    1. Senior Corps Program Presentation
  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.
  9. Action
    1. Receive Monthly Financial Oversight Report for date listed.
    2. Accept recommendation, if any, regarding TCOG’s FYE 2018 Cost Pool Budgets.
    3. PART A – Reduce the reserve fund of $410,000 by $55,000 placing this amount back into local funds for cash match requirements. This would bring the balance in the amount of the Board restricted reserve down to $355,000. PART B – Move the remaining $355,000 in restricted money from Prosperity Bank to a new cash account at Chase. This money would only be used as an internal line of credit for the organization and would retain its restricted identity to only be spent as directed by the TCOG Governing Board.
    4. Approve attached MOA and scope of work for Accounting Consulting Services to be provided by Lori A. Cannon, CPA with an hourly rate set at $95 and a not to exceed set at $40,000.
    5. Accept the proposed revisions to the TCOG Personnel Policy Manual, specifically Section 13: Paid Time Off and Other Leave.
  10. President’s Report
    1. Better Leader Award Nomination Committees for Cooke, Fannin and Grayson counties as well as the Regional Better Leader Nomination Committee
  11. Adjourn


July 20, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:00 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