NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING - BOARD OF DIRECTORS DEEP EAST TEXAS COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOMENT DISTRICT

Thursday, April 26, 2018 – 12:00 Noon – Shelby County

John D. Windham Civic Center

146 Express Drive, Center, Texas

 

12:00   Invocation                

            Luncheon

            Welcome                        David Chadwick, Mayor of Center

                                                                 Allison Harbison, Shelby County Judge

                        Introductions               President Lynn Torres, Lufkin City Council Member

           

  1. Business Meeting Call to Order
    1. Call for Proxies
    2. Determination of Quorum
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Presentation of annual outside audit report for fiscal year 2017 by Axley & Rode, LLP.
  4. Committee Reports and Recommendations
    1. Criminal Justice Advisory Committee – Terry Allen, Chair
      1. Prioritization of Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant applications
      2. Prioritization of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Grant applications
      3. Prioritization of Victims of Crime Act Formula Grant applications
      4. Prioritization of Violence Against Women Formula Grant applications
    2. Emergency Preparedness Taskforce – Tara Triana, Chair
      1. Report on prioritization of Homeland Security Grants and confirmation of results.
  5. President’s Report
    1. Update and confirmation of Minority Representative Nominations
  6. Election of DETCOG officers for terms beginning July 1, 2018
  7. Approve Proclamation observing May as Older Americans Month
  8. Executive Director’s Report
    1. Quarterly financial report and certification of investments
    2. Authorization of new bank account for the HUD Administrative funds
    3. Revision of Personnel Policy – Nepotism
    4. Approve management contingency plan for DETCOG Regional Housing Authority
    5. Release of Promissory Note for Disaster Recovery Housing for Barbara Jane White
    6. Disaster recovery update
    7. Update on DETCOG programs
    8. Building update
  9. Announcements from Members of the Board (for informational purposes only)
  10. Review of Upcoming Meetings and Events

  May 17, 2018        2018 Annual Senior Mayfest – Lufkin Civic Center

  May 24, 2018        DETCOG Annual Membership Meeting – Lufkin Civic Center

  May 28, 2018        Memorial Day – DETCOG Offices will be closed

  1. Adjourn