Head of Texas Emergency Management to speak
Houston County Courier
The Board of Directors of the Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) will hold their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 16 in the Multi-Purpose Center at the Alabama-Coushatta Reserva-tion. There will also be a DETCOG Grants Application Review Committee meeting earlier that morning at the same location. The special guest speaker for the meeting will be the Chief of the Division of Emergency Management for the State of Texas, Nim Kidd. A luncheon will be served at noon, with the board meeting to follow. Welcoming members and guests to Polk County will be Polk County Judge John Thom-pston; the mayor of Livingston, Alabama-Coushatta Representa-tive Carlos Bullock; Polk County Commissioner Tommy Overstreet; Trinity River Authority Representative Bill Holder; Livingston City Commissioner Ray Hill; and Minority Representative, Elgin Davis. DETCOG President Donnie Henson extends an invitation to the meeting to all interested parties. Anyone needing information concerning these meetings may contact the Deep East Texas Council of Governments office in Jasper at (409) 384-5704.