The Board of Directors of the Ark-Tex Council of Governments will meet at 10:00 a.m., Thursday (Mar 31) at First Baptist Church of Clarksville, 1501 U.S. Highway 82 West, Clarksville, hosted by the Honorable Ann Rushing, Mayor, City of Clarksville.
Item 1. Call to order.
Item 2. Invocation.
Item 3. Self-introductions.
Item 4. Approve the minutes as submitted by the Ark-Tex Council of Governments Board of Directors Meeting held Thursday (Dec 10) in Hooks.
Review and Comment
Items 5, 6 & 7 to be presented by staff member Paul Prange.
Item 5. Review and comment on an Environmental Assessment to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for proposed Water Quality Permit Renewal by:
A) Queen City to authorize the discharge of treated wastewater from the facility located on the south side of Cypress Creek, Cass County, Texas, ultimately into the State of Arkansas.
Item 6. Review and comment on an Environmental Assessment to TCEQ for proposed Air Quality Permit
A) Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation to authorize the continued operation of a Rendering Plant located at 1000 South O’Tyson Street, Mt. Pleasant, Titus County, Texas.
B) Luminant Mining Company LLC to authorize continued operation of a lignite handling plant located on County Road 2309, near the intersection of FM 1870 and County Road 2309, Sulphur Springs,
Hopkins County, Texas.
C) Luminant Generation Company LLC to authorize the continued operation of the fly ash and Unit Three coal handling systems at the Monticello Steam Electric Station located eight miles southwest
on FM 127 in Mt. Pleasant, Titus County, Texas.
Item 7. Review and comment on an Environmental Assessment to TCEQ for Draft Federal Operating Permit
A) Midcontinent Express Pipeline to authorize the operation of the Lamar Compressor Station, located near Highway 24 and FM 1184 in Paris, Lamar County, Texas.
B) West Fraser Inc. to authorize operation of the lumber mill located at 1345 US Highway 82 East, New Boston, Bowie County, Texas.
Item 8. Review and consider approval of TexAmericas Center membership to ATCOG. (See attachment 1) (To be presented by staff member Amber Thurston) Page 1
Item 9. Review and consider approval of the appointment of new members to the Area Agency on Aging Regional Advisory Council. (See attachment 2) (To be presented by staff member Diane McKinnon)
Item 10. Review and consider approval of submission of the following grant proposals to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). (Handout provided at meeting) (To be presented by staff member Nancy
A) Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities for Atlanta District to launch Senior Meal Center Transportation.
B) Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities for Paris District to purchase two Fixed Route Buses and provide operating funds.
Item 11. Executive Director Report (For information only – See Attachment 3) (To be presented by Executive Director Chris Brown)
A) Update on Transportation Meetings
B) Transportation Quarterly Monitoring
C) Area Agency on Aging Committee Meeting Minutes
The next Executive Committee Meeting will be held Thursday (Apr 28) at 10:00 a.m., at the Titus County Extension Office, 1708 Industrial Road, Mt. Pleasant, Texas. There will be an RPO Committee meeting held at
9:00 a.m. in the same location.