December 9, 2020 - Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) is holding an East Texas Roundtable webinar on December 16 to provide information about the 2021 Governor’s Community Achievement Awards program and assist communities who wish to participate. DETCOG encourages communities in our region to participate in the webinar and consider submitting an application for the program.
December 1, 2020 - The Deep East Texas Council of Governments Board of Directors adopted the Housing Choice Voucher Program Administration Plan for the fiscal year of 2021 during its November 24, 2020 meeting. The plan may be viewed online here.
October 28, 2020 - A five-year strategy for economic development in the Deep East Texas region was approved during the October Board Meeting of the Deep East Texas Council of Governments and Economic Development District. The 2020-2025 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) analyzes the region’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, and provides a vision and goals for the future. It includes a strategy to increase the economic resilience of the region.
September 28, 2020 - A presentation on the first phase of the Deep East Texas Council of Government’s Regional Radio Infrastructure Project was held for the DETCOG board of directors Thursday afternoon during the monthly board meeting.
September 17, 2020 - With the flip of a (digital) switch Wednesday, Deep East Texas became the second region in the state to complete the conversion to Next Generation 9-1-1 technology. After months of planning and preparation, the Deep East Texas Council of Governments, which administers the Emergency 9-1-1 Network for the 12-county region, announced that “NG9-1-1” call routing is now live throughout the region.
August 17, 2020 - Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) gives notice of a Public Meeting of the Board of Directors and Economic Development District on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 12 noon. This is an online meeting.