January 17, 2013 Governing Board Meeting

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January 17, 2013 Governing Board Meeting

January 17, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Governing Board Meeting

The TCOG Governing Board meets on the third Thursday of each month. To view a list of current board members as well as the most recent twelve meeting agendas and approved minutes, please visit this page

Below is a brief overview of this month’s agenda:

Texoma Council of Governments
Governing Board Meeting
Thursday, January 17, 2013 – 5:30 p.m.
  1. Call to Order & Declaration of a Quorum
  2. Invocation and Pledges
  3. Welcome Guests
  4. Approval of Minutes: Approve Meeting Minutes for December 2012
  5. Executive Director’s Report
    1. Update on Legislative Priorities
    2. Municipal Solid Waste Program Presentation
  6. Consent
  7. 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. Authorize the Secretary/Treasurer to make payments in the amounts as listed.
    2. Authorize the Executive Director to enter into an Amy Young Barrier Removal contract with the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA).
    3. Authorize the Executive Director to execute a memorandum of understanding with North Texas Youth Connection to accept $96,750 of the Emergency Solutions Grant funded through the Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs (TDHCA).
    4. Authorize the Executive Director to execute a contract with Texas Association of Community Action Agencies (TACAA) on behalf of ONCOR Electric Delivery Company in an amount up to $175,000.
  8. Action
    1. Accept grant funding in the amount of $100,000 from the Texoma Senior Citizens Foundation for the purpose of providing services for seniors in the Sherman area through TCOG’s Care Coordination Program.
    2. Authorize submission of the Annual Section 8 Management Assessment Program (SEMAP) certification to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for Fiscal Year ending December 31, 2012.
    3. Approve the Contract Amendment between TCOG and the Texoma Housing Partners (THP) to provide for an annual Management Fee.
    4. Accept recommendation to increase employee benefit allocation rate to 57% effective January 1, 2013.
  9. President’s Report
  10. Adjourn
Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need auxiliary aids or services are requested to contact Jeannette Phillips at 903-813-3510 two (2) work days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. The above Agenda was posted online at http://www.tcog.com and physically posted at the Texoma Council of Governments offices in a place readily accessible to the public. The Agenda was also faxed to the County Clerk offices in Cooke, Fannin and Grayson Counties, Texas on Friday, January 11, 2013.

Meeting Documents

View Meeting Agendas and Minutes here when published.


January 17, 2013 5:30 pm
January 17, 2013 7:00 pm


Texoma Council of Governments
(903) 893-2161


Venue Name:
Eisenhower Room
1117 Gallagher Drive, Suite 100, Sherman, TX 75090
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