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South Plains Association of Governments Board of Directors Hybrid Meeting


March 8 @ 9:30 am 12:00 pm

Executive Committee @ 9:30 A.M.

Board of Directors @ 10:00 A.M.

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, March 8, 2022. The Board of Directors agenda is posted online at www.spag.org under the Calendar of Events (March 2022). 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 Monday, March 7, 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. (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 February 8, 2022 meeting.

3. (No Enclosure)

     Review Board of Directors Agenda.





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 February 8, 2022 meeting.

3. (Enclosure B)

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

4. (No Enclosure)

Presentation from Aubrey Spears, Region O Water Planning Group Chair and member of the Region 7 Flood Planning Group.

5. (Enclosure C)

Consider approval of the prioritization of the FY 2023 Homeland Security Grants Division Applications as recommended by the Emergency Responder Advisory Committee.

6. (Enclosure D)

Consider approval of a FY 2023 Statewide Emergency Radio Infrastructure grant application on behalf of the City of Slaton to the Office of the Governor, Homeland Security Grants Division.

7. (Enclosure E)

       Consider approval of a 2022-2023 application to TxDOT for a 2022 RPTCP application.

8. (Enclosure F)

Update on SPAG-CORE, COVID-19 Relief Financing funded by the U. S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration.

9. (No Enclosure)

Consider approval to change the Area Agency on Aging Program Assistant (A-09) to Program Specialist (B-13).

10. Staff Reports

  • Ogallala Commons Playa Field Day, Thursday, March 10th – Kelly Davila
  • Designated SPAG Board elections – Tim C. Pierce
  • Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting – 2020 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report – Tim C. Pierce.

11. 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 March 3, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. at