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TUESDAY, MAY 11, 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, May 11, 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 (May 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, May 10, 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.




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 April 13,

     2021 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 April 13,

2021 meeting.

3. (Enclosure B)

Consider acceptance of the financial report for the month of March 2021.

4. (Enclosure C)

Consider acceptance of the 2019 – 2020 SPAG Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

and Auditors Report.

*Note: The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report is enclosed but due to the size is separate from the Agenda Packet.

5. (No Enclosure)

Presentation by Rick Rhodes, Texas Rural Funders Collaborative and Dr. Kelty Garbee, Executive Director.

6. (Enclosure D)

Consider approval of Interlocal Agreement between SPAG and The City of Plainview for administrative services related to TDEM Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF)

7. (Enclosure E)

Consider expenditure in excess of $5,000 to Choice Media for a 6-month billboard campaign as outlined in the 2020-2021 EDA COVID-19 RLF grants.

8. (No Enclosure)

Consider Committee Appointments.

Criminal Justice Advisory Committee:

Derrick Watson, Hale County, nominated by Charles Starnes

Bryant Sears, Lynn County, nominated by John Baker

9. Staff Reports

  • Recognize Judge Mike DeLoach, Littlefield Chamber of Commerce 2021

              Man-of-The-Year – Tim Pierce

  • June 8, 2021 SPAG Board Meeting – FiberMax Center for Discovery – Tim Pierce
  • COVID RLF and SBA 504 Business Assistance Webinar – Kelly Davila

10. 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.

1323 58th Street
Lubbock, TX 79412 United States