July 17, 2014 Governing Board Meeting

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July 17, 2014 Governing Board Meeting

July 17, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 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

Texoma Council of Governments
Governing Board Meeting
Thursday, July 17, 2014 – 5:30 p.m.
  1. Call to Order & Declaration of a Quorum
  2. Invocation and Pledges
  3. Welcome Guests
  4. Induct New Governing Board Members for 2014-2015
  5. Approval of Minutes: Approve Meeting Minutes for June 2014
  6. Executive Director’s Report
    1. Energy Services Program Presentation
    2. TxCDBG Proposed Changes Update
    3. Regional Review Committee and proposed CDBG Grant Guidelines for Texoma
    4. WBD Strategic Plan and Branding
    5. SEPA Partnership with Austin College and CROPS
    6. Accounting Software Conversion Update
    7. Insurance Rerate Preview
    8. Planning and Development Projects Update
  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. Authorize the Secretary/Treasurer to make payments in the amounts as listed
    2. Ratify contract with Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for additional Community Services Block Grant funds.
  9. Action
    1. Authorize the congregate and home delivered meal budget totaling $465,803 for the Tri-County Senior Nutrition Project, Inc. (DBA Meals on Wheels of Texoma).
    2. Authorize submission, and acceptance if awarded, of application for continuation (Year 3 of 3) of the Senior Corps Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) grant. Project period: 9/30/2012 – 6/30/2015.
    3. Authorize the submission of the FY2014 Homeland Security Competitive Interoperable Communications Grant application.
    4. Authorize submission and, if awarded, the acceptance of twenty-five (25) Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) vouchers.
    5. Accept recommendation, if any, regarding TCOG FYE 2015 Budget.
  10. Executive Session
  11. Announcement by the presiding officer that a closed meeting will take place as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code, Section 551.074, “Personnel Matters; Closed Meeting,” for the Board to deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer or employee.

  12. President’s Report
  13. Adjourn
Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need auxiliary aids or services are requested to contact Administration & Finance 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, July 11, 2014.

Meeting Documents

View Meeting Agendas and Minutes here when published.


July 17, 2014 5:30 pm
July 17, 2014 6:30 pm


Texoma Council of Governments
(903) 893-2161


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