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  July 2018 Board of Directors Meeting

The meeting this month will be held at the First Baptist Church, Family Life Center located at 301 Mann Street in Hemphill on 26 July 2018.

  Solicitation of Public Comment on Method of Distributing Hurricane Harvey Recovery Funds

Solicitation of Public Comment -Updated 6-13-18

Proposed Method of Distribution - 1 of 3

Proposed Method of Distribution - 2 of 3

Proposed Method of Distribution - 3 of 3

  Deep East Texas Regional Review Committee Holding Public Hearing

Notice of Public Hearing

  DETCOG & EDD Regional Transit Planning, Title VI - Non-Discrimination (English and Spanish)

Title VI - Notice to the Public

Title VI - Complaint Procedure

Title VI - Complaint Form

  Best Advice for Recovering from a Disaster

FEMA Brochure

  FY 2018 Vendor Enrollment - Area Agency on Aging

      The Deep East Texas COG – Area Agency on Aging is now accepting applications for vendors and contractors to provide nutrition and support services for older persons residing in the 12-county Deep East Texas Region.  The required documents are listed below.  For more information, please contact Holly Anderson – handerson(AT) – 409-381-5258.

  Victim Services, Criminal Justice & Juvenile Project Funding Availability

2018 Funding Announcement

  Financial Reports

2016 Audit Report

  DETCOG REGIONAL HOUSING AUTHORITY Fiscal Year 2015 - Fiscal Year 2019 Five-Year PHA Plan

TX512 FY 2015 5-Year Plan Submission

  Annual Performance Report

DETCOG 2016 Performance Report


Texas Veterans' Portal:

  Deep East Texas Council of Governments & Economic Development District -

Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy



    2018 DETCOG


 Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon 

Bottom left: Former Congressman Jim Turner was the recipient of the Ralph W. Steen East Texan of the Year Award for his lifetime of service to the Deep East Texas region.
Top left: Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush congrats Heather Lagrone of his staff.  Heather received the Star Partner Award for her assistance to DETCOG and service to the State of Texas.  The award was presented by President Lynn Torres and Executive Director Lonnie Hunt.
Top right: Commissioner Bush was the featured speaker for the event.
Middle: President Torres presents the Key Contributor Award to Dora Wilmore, program administrator in the STAR Program which is a prevention and early intervention program which DETCOG operates for at-risk youth and their families. Dora has been with DETCOG almost 39 years.
Bottom right: Tara Triana, Nacogdoches County Emergency Management Coordinator and Chair of the DETCOG Emergency Preparedness Task Force, receives the President's Award for outstanding committee work. 
Welcome to Detcog
  Mr. Walter G. Diggles, Sr Executive Director The Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) is a voluntary association of Counties, cities, independent school districts, river authorities, soil and water conservation districts, hospital districts and sustaining private industry members in a 12 county region of deep east Texas. The region covers an area of 9,790 square miles >>>Read More











 DETCOG Regional Housing Authority

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DETCOG Regional Housing Authority has partnered with, which provides an enhanced program to list rental properties on line. Listings are available to potential Housing Choice Voucher tenants seeking apartment units, duplexes, single-family homes or townhomes in the private market. If you have any questions regarding registering, creating or viewing property listings, please contact the GoSection8 toll free help line at 1-866-466-7328. It is recommended that Landlords add photos to their listing for better advertising and faster lease up!

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