Commissioners Agree To Small Change In Pine Forest Solar I & Hybrid I Road Use Contract
Nov23

Commissioners Agree To Small Change In Pine Forest Solar I & Hybrid I Road Use Contract

Purchase Of New Work Truck Approved For Precinct 3 Hopkins County Commissions Court on Monday approved the purchase of a new work truck for Precinct 3, a small change in Pine Forest Solar I and Pine Forest Hybrid I Road Use agreement, contract for sheriff’s and fire department training and equipment programs. Road Use Amendment The Commissioners Court on Aug. 23, 2021 agreed to allow at least 9 county roads to be used by Pine...

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Amended Road Use Agreement For Pine Forest Solar Projects, Incentives For Proposed Project On Nov. 22 Commissioners Court Agenda
Nov21

Amended Road Use Agreement For Pine Forest Solar Projects, Incentives For Proposed Project On Nov. 22 Commissioners Court Agenda

An amended road use agreement for Pine Forest Solar Projects and tax incentives for a proposed project are on the Nov. 22 Commissioners Court agenda, along with a truck purchase and an agreement for the county fire department. During the 9 session, Hopkins County Commissioners Court is expected to consider approving the purchase of a 1-ton crew cab 4×4 truck for Precinct 3. Four items on the agenda have to do with solar projects....

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Pine Forest Solar I & Hybrid I Granted Use Of 9 County Roads
Aug23

Pine Forest Solar I & Hybrid I Granted Use Of 9 County Roads

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Monday morning approved a resolution granting Pine Forest Solar I LLC, and Pine Forest Hybrid I, LLC, permission to use 9 county roads during development and for improvements to the solar project planned in the area. Two Dike residents also spoke to the Commissioners Court Aug. 23, 2021, regarding the planned solar project in their neighborhood. Pine Forest Roads The Commissioners Court on July 26...

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Telios Hosts Pine Forest Solar Safety Meeting For County Emergency Responders, Officials
Apr23

Telios Hosts Pine Forest Solar Safety Meeting For County Emergency Responders, Officials

Telios hosted a solar safety meeting for county emergency responders and officials Thursday afternoon to better prepare emergency responders in the event they are ever required to respond to an incident at Pine Forest Solar. Telios hosts county emergency responders and commissioners for a lunch safety presentation for Pine Forest Solar Hopkins County Commissioners as well as area first responders learned more about the layout for the...

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Commissioners Court To Consider Reinvestment Zone For Pine Forest Solar Farm
Jul11

Commissioners Court To Consider Reinvestment Zone For Pine Forest Solar Farm

Hopkins County Commissioners Court will be asked to consider establishment of a reinvestment zone for Pine Forest Solar LLC. The Court will first hold public hearing regarding the proposed reinvestment zone, then will be asked to consider approving establishing a zone by and between the county and Pine Forest Solar LLC. The Commissioners Court in late December approved a Chapter 318 agreement granting tax incentives for the solar...

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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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Proposed Solar Projects In Dike, Pine Forest Receive County Officials' Approval
Dec23

Proposed Solar Projects In Dike, Pine Forest Receive County Officials' Approval

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Hopkins County Commissioners Court Monday unanimously approved 318 agreements granting tax incentives for solar projects in Dike and Pine Forest communities “They pay taxes and pay us a fee which is equal to a portion of their taxes, That way when we bring that money into the county’s coffers it doesn’t impact the property taxes,” Sulphur Springs/Hopkins County Economic...

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2 Citizens Ask SSISD Trustees To Reconsider Stance On 313 Agreement For Dike Solar Farm
May11

2 Citizens Ask SSISD Trustees To Reconsider Stance On 313 Agreement For Dike Solar Farm

Developer, Land Owner Asks School Board to Amend Agreement As Requested Citizens asked Sulphur Springs ISD trustees this week to reconsider the district’s stance on 313 agreements, particularly amending the agreement with Hopkins Energy LLC. The developer and one landowner whose property is within the planned Hopkins Energy LLC area asked the board to approve the amended agreement. Tim Fuller (pink shirt at left) addressed the...

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Commissioners Court Approves Reinvestment Zone And 381 Agreements For 3 Solar Projects
Sep15

Commissioners Court Approves Reinvestment Zone And 381 Agreements For 3 Solar Projects

Hopkins County Commissioners Court this week, after hearing from at least five Dike property owners regarding issues related to a solar facility to be constructed in that community, tackled four other items on the agenda pertaining to three additional solar farms, including a reinvestment zone, an amendment to one Chapter 381 agreement, and requests for tax incentives for solar facilities proposed for Saltillo and Pine Forest...

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Dike Property Owners Voice Opinions Regarding Planned Solar Facility, Property Rights, Incorporation
Sep14

Dike Property Owners Voice Opinions Regarding Planned Solar Facility, Property Rights, Incorporation

Nearly half of Monday morning’s Hopkins County Commissioners Court meeting revolved around planned solar projects in Hopkins County, especially the one greenlit for the Dike community. Dike property voice their opinions Monday morning regarding a planned solar farm in Dike, property rights and incorporation during public comments portion of the meeting. Dike property owner Michele Barnes Dike property owner Michele Barnes has...

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