Agenda – Executive Committee Meeting
May 26, 2016
The Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Ark-Tex Council of Governments will meet at 10:00 a.m., Thursday (May 26) at the Titus County Extension Office, 1708 Industrial Road, Mt. Pleasant, Texas.
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 Executive Committee Meeting held Thursday (Apr 28) 2016, in Mt. Pleasant, Texas.
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 Federal Operating Permit by Paris Generation, LP, authorizing continued the operation of the Paris Energy Center in Paris, Lamar County, Texas.
Item 6. Review and comment on an Environmental Assessment to TCEQ for proposed Water Quality Permit Renewal by:
A) The City of Deport to authorize the discharge of treated wastewater from the treatment facility located near the intersection of FM 1149 and US Highway 271 in Lamar County, Texas.
B) The City of New Boston to authorize the discharge of treated wastewater from the facility located near the intersection of State Highway 8 and FM 1840 in New Boston, Bowie County, Texas.
Item 7. Review and comment on an Environmental Assessment to TCEQ for proposed Air Quality Permit Renewal by:
A) International Paper Company to authorize modification of the Non-Condensable Gases (NCG) Oxidation Unit at the facility located at 9978 FM 3129, Queen City, Cass County, Texas.
B) Smith’s Ready Mix, Inc. to authorize the continued operation of a concrete batch plant located at 7750 West New Boston Road, Nash, Bowie County, Texas.
C) Luminant Generation Company, LLC, to authorize continued operation of the Monticello Steam Electric Station located on FM 127, Mt. Pleasant, Titus County, Texas.
Item 8. Review and comment on an application by Sulphur Springs Independent School District to the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Head Start, for a grant amounting to $1,268,442,
to be matched with $317,111 in-kind, for continuation/refunding of the head start.
Item 9. Review and comment on an application by the City of Sulphur Springs to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Agriculture Marketing, for a grant amounting to $199,900 for Farmers’ Market
and Local Food Promotion Program.
Item 10. Review and consider approval of revisions to the ATCOG Homeland Security Advisory Committee Bylaws (See Attachment 1) (To be presented by staff member Noah Gilliam).
Item 11. Review and consider approval of the ATCOG Emergency Preparedness Plan. (See addendum) (To be presented by Executive Director Chris Brown)
Item 12. Executive Director Report (For information only – See Attachment 2) (To be submitted by Executive Director Chris Brown)
a) CSEC Compliance Assessment Report
The next Board of Directors Committee Meeting will be held Thursday (Jun 30) at 10:00 a.m., at the Morris County Courthouse Annex, 600 Broadnax, Daingerfield, hosted by the Honorable Lynda Munkres.