Chapter 313 Agreement Sought From SSISD For Bright Arrow Solar, LLC
Sep15

Chapter 313 Agreement Sought From SSISD For Bright Arrow Solar, LLC

Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees Monday evening received an application from a group seeking a Chapter 313 agreement for Bright Arrow Solar LLC, a proposed solar farm which would be located in the northwestern part of SSISD. As is procedure in such matters, the 6 school trustees present reported signed an acknowledgement declaring no conflict of interest in the solar project. Craig Roberts was absent from...

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Commissioners Court To Consider Property Purchase For Precinct 3, Subdivision Replat Request, 2 Solar Farm Proposals at Dec. 23 Meeting
Dec22

Commissioners Court To Consider Property Purchase For Precinct 3, Subdivision Replat Request, 2 Solar Farm Proposals at Dec. 23 Meeting

Dike VFD To Be Recognized Monday Hopkins County Commissioners Court has a full agenda Monday, with several contracts, including for fire protection agreements with volunteer fire departments and for 2 solar farms, recognition of a volunteer fire department, a request for a subdivision replat and discontinued maintenance of two county roads among the items up for discussion and consideration. Dike Volunteer Fire Department is slated to...

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Sulphur Bluff ISD To Hold Meeting Regarding Proposed Solar Farm
Dec18

Sulphur Bluff ISD To Hold Meeting Regarding Proposed Solar Farm

Proposed reinvestment zone for Hopkins Energy LLC solar farm Public hearings over designation of reinvestment zones and the Hopkins Solar appraised value limitation agreement will be conducted during SBISD’s regular board meeting Thursday, Dec. 19. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m., but may be delayed a bit until the group can get out to Sulphur Bluff. Sulphur Springs ISD trustees on June 10 accepted an application to...

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Proposed Pine Forest Solar Farm Project Discussed At Community Meeting
Oct23

Proposed Pine Forest Solar Farm Project Discussed At Community Meeting

Community members gather to look at information about and discuss the proposed Pine Forest Solar Project during an informal meeting Oct. 22 at Como-Pickton CISD. Como-Pickton CISD Board of Trustees, Hopkins County Commissioners Court and Hopkins County Hospital District Board will be asked in the near future to consider approving a request from Telios for tax incentives to locate a solar farm in Pine Forest. Telios, a business with...

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Sulphur Bluff ISD Accepts Application For Value Limitation for Dike Solar Farm
Jun22

Sulphur Bluff ISD Accepts Application For Value Limitation for Dike Solar Farm

Shelly Leung and Rick Lambert of Powell, Youngblood & Taylor discuss with Sulphur Bluff ISD trustees the application for appraised value limitation Hopkins Energy LLC submitted to SBISD for a proposed nearly 3,000-acre solar farm. A nearly 3,000-acre $240 million solar project is one step closer to being located in northeastern Hopkins County. The Dike location is one of many international company Alpin Sun is considering in the...

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New Solar Energy Project Proposed for Dike area
Jun12

New Solar Energy Project Proposed for Dike area

Another solar electric generating facility is being considered for the Dike area of northeastern Hopkins County. Sites in Pennsylvania and Oklahoma, as well as other “locations across the world and other parts the United States” are being also reportedly being considered for the Alpin Sun solar project. Alpin Sun is the same company responsible for Solemio Solar farm SSISD granted a limited value agreement for tax...

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Upcoming Events Brought to You by Your County Extension Office If you keep up with local happenings, you will often see Texas A&M AgriLife Extension listed as the primary provider or collaborator. Improving the lives of people, businesses, and communities across Texas and beyond through high-quality, relevant education is Extension’s mission. Through the programs Extension faculty members provide, Texans are better prepared to: ·...

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