DETCOG Press Release

DETCOG Holding June Board Meeting Online

June 10, 2020 - Deep East Texas Council of Governments & Economic Development District is taking proactive measures to slow the spread of the Covid-19 virus.  Therefore, the regular monthly board of directors meeting will be held online as a “Go to Meeting” webinar at noon on Thursday, June 25, 2020.  Please note – there will be no in-person meeting.

To attend the meeting, please use the information provided below:

DETCOG & EDD Board Meeting Access Information

DETCOG Board to Hold First Meeting of 2020 in San Augustine

January 3, 2020 - The Board of Directors of Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) will hold their first meeting of the New Year in San Augustine. The meeting will be held Thursday, January 23, 2020 at the San Augustine County Expo Rodeo Center located at 1109 Oaklawn Street (off State Highway 147 North) in San Augustine. A luncheon will be served at noon with the board meeting to follow. 

DETCOG Accepting Pre-Applications for Rental Assistance Waiting List Lottery

January 3, 2020 - The Deep East Texas Regional Housing Authority (DETCOG) will open its waiting list lottery for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program and begin accepting pre-applications on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. CT through Friday, January 3, 2020 at 5:00 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.

Application Deadline Nearing for DETCOG Solid Waste Grants

December 30, 2019 - The deadline for receipt of Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) Solid Waste Grant applications is 4:30 p.m. on Monday, January 6, 2020.  DETCOG anticipates awarding grants totaling $65,000.00 for FY 2020.   

Each application will be judged by the DETCOG Regional Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) in accordance with the SWAC Project Review and Scoring Guidelines.  This year there can be up to 5 grants at a maximum of $13,000.00 each.

Applications for projects in the following categories will be accepted:  Local

DETCOG Opens New Regional Headquarters in Lufkin

December 13, 2019 - The Deep East Texas Council of Governments and Economic Development District (DETCOG) offices have relocated to their new regional headquarters in Lufkin, Texas.  Operations began in the new facility on Monday, December 9th.  The new physical and mailing address is: Deep East Texas Council of Governments, 1405 Kurth Drive, Lufkin, Texas 75904-1929
All existing DETCOG telephone numbers will continue to function at the new 


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