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AGENDA

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING 9:00 A.M.

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

TELECONFERENCE

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2021

Notice is hereby given that the regular meeting for the Board of Directors of the South Plains Association of Governments (SPAG) is called for 09:00 A.M. on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. The meeting will be held via telephone/video teleconference. The Board of Directors agenda is posted online at www.spag.org under the Calendar of Events (February 2021). 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, February 8, 2021 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:  564-816-4245

Password: 626030

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

II. BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

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 December 8,  

     2020 meeting.

3. (Enclosure B)

     Consider acceptance of the financial report for the month of November 2020 and

     December 2020.

4. (No Enclosure)

     Overview of the 87th Texas Legislature presented by Senator Charles Perry, District 28

      (invited).


5. (No Enclosure)

     Texas Association of Regional Councils’ (TARC) priorities for the 87th Texas Legislature   

     presented by Ginny Lewis Ford, Executive Director.

6. (Enclosure C)

     Consider resolution authorizing the submission of a grant application in the amount of

     $65,700 to the Office of the Governor, Homeland Security Grant Program LETPA

     Project.

7. (Enclosure D)

     Consider resolution authorizing the submission of a grant application in the amount of

     $53,777.33 to the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division, Violence Against

     Women Justice and Training Program.

8. (Enclosure E)

     Consider resolution authorizing the submission of a grant application in the amount of

     $238,542 to the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division, 421 Criminal Justice

     Planning Fund.

   
9. (Enclosure F)

     Consider resolution authorizing the submission of a grant application in the amount of

     $180,000 to the Office of the Governor, Homeland Security Grants Division for an FY

     2022 Homeland Security Planning Grant.  

10. (Enclosure G)

      Consider resolution authorizing the submission of a grant application in the amount of

      $12,798.00 to the Office of the Governor, Homeland Security Grants Division for the FY   

     2022 Satellite Maintenance Service Agreement project.

11. (Enclosure H)

     Consider resolution authorizing the submission of a grant application in the amount of

     $43,544 to the Office of the Governor, Homeland Security Grants Division for an FY

     2021 South Plains Unified Regional Systems (SPURS) Network project.

12. (Enclosure I)

      Consider adoption of the 2021 Update to the Title VI Plan Associated with Public

      Transportation Planning Funding from TxDOT and FTA.  

13. Staff Reports

  • South Plains Association of Governments (SPAG) 100th Basic Peace Officers Academy – GayLynn Mosher
  • Judge Mike DeLoach reappointment to State Advisory Council on Emergency Medical Services – Tim Pierce
  • SPAG Staff Food and Fundraising effort for the Animal Rescue of Crosby County – Tim Pierce

14. 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 authPorized 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.

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