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South Plains Association of Governments Board of Directors Hybrid Meeting

June 14 @ 9:30 am 12:00 pm

AGENDA

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING 9:30 A.M.

BOARD OF DIRECTOR’S MEETING 10:00 A.M.

1323 58TH STREET, LUBBOCK, TEXAS

TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2022

Notice is hereby given that the regular meeting for the Board of Directors of the South Plains Association of Governments (SPAG) is called for 09:30 A.M. on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. The Board of Directors agenda is posted online at www.spag.org under the Calendar of Events (June 2022). You may email public comments prior to the meeting to Belinda Solis at bsolis@spag.org. Comments received by 5:00 P.M. on Monday, June 13, 2022 will be read into the meeting record.

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

To join meeting, you can dial-in using your telephone

Phone #: 1-346-248-7799 

Meeting ID:  833-2185-1830

Password: 786233

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

  1. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

1. (No Enclosure)

     Receive Public Comments (See Public Comment Procedures below – limited to three

     minutes per speaker).

2. (No Enclosure)

Consider approval of the minutes and ratification of the actions taken at the May 10, 2022 meeting.

3. (No Enclosure)

     Consider recommending approval to provide a one-time COVID Premium Payment to SPAG employees.

4. (No Enclosure)

     Review Board of Directors Agenda.

II. BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PRAYER

1. (No Enclosure)

Receive Public Comments (See Public Comment Procedures below – limited to three minutes per speaker).

2. (Enclosure A)

Consider approval of the minutes and ratification of the actions taken at the May 10, 2022 meeting.

3. (Enclosure B)

Consider acceptance of the financial report for the month of April 2022.

4. (No Enclosure)

Recognize Jeff Griffith for his Years of Service to the South Plains Association of Governments (SPAG).

5. (No Enclosure)

Recognize Kelly Davila for her 20 years of Service to the South Plains Association of Governments (SPAG).

6. (No Enclosure)

     Presentation on The High Ground of Texas by Kasey Coker, Executive Director.

7. (Enclosure C)

     Appointment of the 2022-2023 SPAG Nominating Committee.

8. (Enclosure D)
Appointment of the 2022-2023 Financial Plan Committee.


9. (No Enclosure)

Consider approval to provide a one-time COVID Premium Payment to SPAG employees.

10. (Enclosure E)

     Consider approval of application development interlocal agreement with City of Ralls for the submission of an TDA Fire, Ambulance and Service Trucks (FAST) Fund Application.

11. (Enclosure F)

   Consider approval of application development interlocal agreements with City of Idalou and City of Sudan for the submission of an TDA Downtown Revitalization Project Grants (DRP).

12. (Enclosure G)

   Consider approval of application development interlocal agreements with White River MWD, City of Tahoka, City of Big Spring, and City of Littlefield for the submission of a Texas Parks & Wildlife Grant Fund Applications.

13. (No Enclosure)

      Consider Committee Appointments.

      South Plains Economic Development District

      Taysha Williams, Lubbock County, nominated by Latrelle Joy

14. Staff Reports

  • Regional Water Roundtable; Wednesday, June 15th – Kelly Davila
  • Caprock Business Finance Corporation – Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours; Thursday, June 16th – Kelly Davila
  • Texas Municipal League (TML) Region 3 Quarterly Meeting; Thursday, June 23rd: (1) 2:30 pm – Budget and Tax Rate Workshop
    (2) 5:30 pm – TML Quarterly Meeting
  • Report on TCEQ Sunset Review Update – Kelly Davila
  • New Member Board Orientation – Tim Pierce
  • Designated Board Members meet to elect Executive Committee Representatives – Tim Pierce


15. 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).

Public Notice:  This notice complies with Texas Government Code Chapter 551, Open Meetings Act, Section 551.041 (Notice of Meeting Requirements); Section 551.043 (Time and Accessibility of Notice Requirements); Section 551.053 (Notice of Requirements of a Political Subdivision Extending into Four or More Counties): and Section 551.127

(Videoconference Call). The notice has been filed at least 72 hours before the scheduled time of meeting with the Office of the Texas Secretary of State, and posted on the website of the South Plains Association of Governments at www.spag.org.

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.

Posted June 8, 2022, at 4:30 P.M. at 1323 58th Street, Lubbock, Texas.