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53RD ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY TELECONFERENCE MEETING

September 9, 2020 @ 10:00 am

SOUTH PLAINS ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS

AGENDA

53RD ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY TELECONFERENCE MEETING

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2020

10:00 A.M.

Notice is hereby given that the annual meeting for the General Assembly of the South Plains Association of Governments (SPAG) is called for 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, September 9, 2020. The meeting will be held via telephone/video teleconference. The General Assembly agenda is posted online at www.spag.org under the Calendar of Events (September 2020). You may email any public comments prior to the meeting to Belinda Solis at bsolis@spag.org. Comments received by 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 will be read into the meeting record.

The following are instructions on how to access the teleconference meeting via telephone:

To join meeting you can dial-in using your telephone

Phone #: 1-346-248-7799 

Meeting ID:  812-8684-1794

Password: 778817

Persons joining the meeting by telephone will be invited to provide public comment and are requested to limit their comment to three minutes.

CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

PRAYER

  1. (No Enclosure)

      Receive Public Comments (SEE PUBLIC COMMENT PROCEDURE BELOW – limited to  

      three minutes per speaker).

  • (Enclosure A)

       Consider approval of the minutes and ratification of the actions taken at the

       September 18, 2019 SPAG Annual General Assembly Meeting.
                       

  • (Enclosure B)

       Consider approval of the SPAG Financial Plan for FY 2020 – 2021 as

       recommended by the Board of Directors.

  • (No Enclosure)

COVID-19 and Regionalism – Now More than Ever, Ginny Lewis Ford, Executive Director, Texas Association of Regional Councils (TARC).

  • (No Enclosure)

      Recognition of INCOMING OFFICERS for fy 2020 – 2021

  • (No Enclosure)

      Recognition of outgoing President, Judge Lee Norman.

  • Adjourn

Public Comment Procedures: Citizens may address the Executive Committee/Board concerning any issue posted on the agenda for the meeting. All Public Comments shall be subject to the following:

  1. All individuals desiring to make a public comment should identify himself/herself before providing his/her public comment.
  2. All public comments shall be made in relation to the posted agenda item;
  3. Each speaker will receive three minutes and no portion of a speaker’s allotted time may be given (assigned, relinquished, or donated) to another speaker.  Any member of the public that requires the assistance of a translator will have six minutes to speak;
  4. Each speaker will only be allowed to speak once to the Executive Committee and once to the Board;
  5. The Board President shall follow the order of persons wishing to speak as listed on the sign-up sheet; and
  6. The Board President, with the consent of the Board, may add additional procedures or limitations and may alter these procedures depending on the circumstances in order to facilitate the orderly conduct of Board business at the meeting.

Executive Session Disclosure Statement:  The Board of Directors reserves the right to adjourn into executive session at any time during the course of the meeting to discuss any item listed on this agenda as authorized by Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code, including but not necessarily limited to §551.071 (Consultation with Attorney), §551.072 (Deliberations regarding Real Property), §551.073 (Deliberations regarding Gifts and Donations), §551.074 (Personnel Matters), §551.076 (Deliberations regarding Security Devices).

Individuals with Disabilities/Special Needs:  If you plan to attend this public meeting and you have a disability or special need that requires special arrangements at the meeting, please contact the SPAG offices at (806) 762-8721 at least 48 hours before the scheduled meeting in order for reasonable accommodations to be arranged.