October 17, 2013 Governing Board Meeting

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October 17, 2013 Governing Board Meeting

October 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

Texoma Council of Governments
Governing Board Meeting
Thursday, October 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 September 2013
  5. Executive Director’s Report
    1. 2013 Annual Event Recap
    2. 2013 Strategic Plan Update / 2014 Plan Preview
    3. TCOG to host Small City Workshop
    4. Senior Corps Program Presentation, Linda Burleson
    5. Economic Impact Statement FYE 2013 Report, Uttara Nilawar
  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 executive director to renew inter-local agreements with Cooke and Fannin counties and the cities of Denison, Gunter and Van Alstyne for GIS services.
  8. Action
    1. Authorize submission of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) PYE 2014 budget to the Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs.
    2. Authorize executive director to negotiate and execute a contract between AT&T and TCOG for the purchase of TCOG 9-1-1 Customer Premise Equipment Solution.
    3. Accept the TCOG FY2013 State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) COG Planning, Management & Administrative Sub-Recipient Awards from the Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Homeland Security State Administrative Agency.
    4. Approve the following: (1) change TCOG’s employee medical insurance plan to Health Savings Account (HSA) compatible TML plan for calendar year 2014; (2) set TCOG’s HSA contribution for 2014 at $2,000 per employee; and (3) discontinue SIS Link Gap Insurance Plan.
    5. Accept recommendation, if any, regarding TCOG FYE 2014 Budget.
  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, October 11, 2013.

Meeting Documents

View Meeting Agendas and Minutes here when published.


October 17, 2013 5:30 pm
October 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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