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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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SSISD Board Of Trustees Jan. 13 Agenda Includes Lamar Primary Improvement Plan, Special Education Program Report, Trustees Election, Open House, Solar Farms
Jan12

SSISD Board Of Trustees Jan. 13 Agenda Includes Lamar Primary Improvement Plan, Special Education Program Report, Trustees Election, Open House, Solar Farms

Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees has a packed agenda for the regular January meeting, which will begin 1 hour earlier than usual Monday. The board will hear a number of reports, including a special education program report from Director Susan Johnston, a presentation by Lamar students and music department, a presentation from Assistant Superintendent Kristin Monk about the Lamar Primary Improvement Turn...

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SSISD Tables Decision On Reinvestment Zones For 2 Proposed Solar Farms
Dec22

SSISD Tables Decision On Reinvestment Zones For 2 Proposed Solar Farms

Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees at their Dec. 19 meeting Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees was poised Thursday evening to vote on an amended reinvestment zone for one proposed solar farm and a reinvestment zone and application for appraised value limitation on qualified property for school maintenance and operations taxes for another. However, after hearing concerns voiced by at least seven community...

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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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SSISD To Consider 2 Proposed Solar Projects At Special Dec. 19 Meeting
Dec18

SSISD To Consider 2 Proposed Solar Projects At Special Dec. 19 Meeting

Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees had called a special meeting at 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, to consider several documents regarding two proposed solar farms, followed by team of eight training. Public hearings on the designation of the Hopkins Energy LLC Reinvestment Zone #2 and designation of the Solemio Reinvestment Zone are slated to be held during the meeting. Hopkins County Energy LLC Proposed...

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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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Sulphur Springs ISD Earned Top Marks On 2 Financial Evaluations
Dec15

Sulphur Springs ISD Earned Top Marks On 2 Financial Evaluations

Sulphur Springs ISD earned top marks on two financial evaluations, and approved a request from Hopkins Energy LLC amending the agreement granting a tax incentive for Hopkins Energy LLC, a solar farm planned in Dike. FIRST Rating During a public hearing Monday afternoon, SSISD Business Manager Sherry McGraw presented trustees with the 17-page Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas financial management report. Texas Education Agency...

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2 Targeted Improvement Plans, Financial Audit, Sick Leave Policy On Sulphur Springs ISD  Dec. 14 Agenda
Dec13

2 Targeted Improvement Plans, Financial Audit, Sick Leave Policy On Sulphur Springs ISD Dec. 14 Agenda

Targeted Improvement Plans for Lamar and Travis Primary, the annual financial audit and extension of the sick leave policy are all topics to be discusses and considered during Monday’s Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees meeting, scheduled to be conducted at noon rather than 6 p.m. as is tradition so as not to conflict with any other potential holiday programs and schedules. SSISD logo Two public hearings will be conducted,...

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