DETCOG Press Release

Windham Civic Center to Host DETCOG Board Meeting

April 22, 2022 - Notice of Public - Board of Directors Deep East Texas Council of Governments & Economic Development District Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 12 noon at Windham Civic Center 146 Express Blvd., Center, TX 75935

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)

DETCOG to Meet in San Jacinto County; March 24th Agenda

March 21, 2022 - The Board of Directors of the Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) will meet Thursday, March 24th at the San Jacinto County Shelter located at 155 Live Oak in Coldspring, Texas. A luncheon begins at 12 noon with the business meeting to follow.

The Board will consider authorizing a Request for Proposals from organizations interested in providing senior citizen nutrition services in each of the 11 DETCOG counties. This includes congregate meals at local senior centers, home delivered meals, and other services.

DETCOG Accepting Pre-Applications for Rental Assistance Waiting List Lottery

October 20, 2021 – The Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority (DETRHA) will open its waiting list lottery for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program and begin accepting pre-applications on Monday, November 1, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. CT through Friday, December 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. CT. Pre-applications will be accepted online at and will NOT be accepted at the Housing Authority's office, nor by fax or mail.

DETCOG Board of Directors Meeting Set for Aug. 26 in Groveton

August 12, 2021 – The Deep East Texas Council of Governments’ Board of Directors will hold their regular monthly Board of Directors Meeting on August 26, 2021, at the Trinity County Courthouse Annex, located at 227 W. First Street in Groveton, Texas.

Welcoming members and guests to Trinity County are County Judge Doug Page, Mayor of Groveton Tommy Walton, County Commissioners Tommy Park, Mike Loftin, Neal Smith and Steven Truss, Trinity County Attorney Colton Hay and Trinity County Minority Representative Ralph Bennett.

DETCOG Holding Public Meeting on 20-Year Regional Solid Waste Plan

July 15, 2021 - The Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) is in the process of preparing a 20-Year Regional Solid Waste Plan for the 11-County Region. A meeting for review and comments on the plan has been scheduled for 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at the DETCOG Office at 1405 Kurth Drive in Lufkin.  An initial draft of the Solid Waste Plan can be found on the web site at:


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