DETCOG October 22 Board Meeting Agenda

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING - BOARD OF DIRECTORS
DEEP EAST TEXAS COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS
AND ECONOMIC DEVELOMENT DISTRICT
Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 12:00 Noon
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BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA
1. Call to Order
a. Call for Proxies
b. Determination of Quorum
2. Approval of Minutes
3. Report on actions taken by Executive Committee since last Board meeting (if any)
4. Quarterly Financial Report and Certification of Investments
5. Adoption of Financial Policies and Procedures for Federal Grant Contracts
6. Adoption of the 2020-2025 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy
7. Approval of Bylaws/Policy & Procedures for Criminal Justice Advisory Committee
8. Consider recommendation from Homeland Security Advisory Committee for approval of
Risk Informed Methodology.
9. Approval of Resolutions and Other Matters Relating to CDBG-Mitigation Grant Applications
a. Resolution authorizing submission of CDBG-MIT Hurricane Harvey Application for
Public Safety Interoperable Radio Communications project and authorizing the
Executive Director to act as the authorized representative in all matters pertaining to the
application and committing $600,000 in local match.
b. Resolution authorizing submission of CDBG-MIT 2016 Floods Program Application for
Broadband improvements and authorizing the Executive Director to act as the
authorized representative in all matters pertaining to the application and committing
$90,087.00 in local match.
c. Resolution authorizing submission of CDBG-MIT Hurricane Harvey Application for
Broadband improvements and authorizing the Executive Director to act as the
authorized representative in all matters pertaining to the application and committing
$988,973.00 in local match.
10. Approval of Citizen Complaint Procedure as required by the Texas General Land Office for
the CDBG-MIT program.

DETCOG Board Agenda October 22, 2020 - Page 2

11. Executive Director’s Update on DETCOG programs and activities
12. Announcements from Members of the Board (for informational purposes only)
13. Review of Upcoming Meetings and Events
Nov 11 DETCOG offices closed for Veterans Day
Nov 24 Board of Directors Meeting (online)

*Note change in date and time: Next Board meeting is on a Tuesday at 1:00 pm*
Nov 18 Texas Forest Country Partnership’s Annual Economic Summit (online)
Nov 26 & 27 DETCOG offices closed for Thanksgiving holidays
14. Adjourn