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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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SSISD To Consider Amending 313 Agreement With 1 Solar Group, Application From Another
May09

SSISD To Consider Amending 313 Agreement With 1 Solar Group, Application From Another

Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees will consider amending a 313 agreement with one solar group and an application from another during the regular meeting Monday evening. SSISD logo Also on the May 9 agenda for approval are budget revisions for American Rescue Plan Supplemental Grant Funding, a Quality Improvement Application, a proposal or improvements to the high school student parking are, instructional materials allotment TEKS...

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SSISD Education Foundation To Be Submitted As Potential Charity For Hopkins County Jury Duty Reimbursement Donations
Nov11

SSISD Education Foundation To Be Submitted As Potential Charity For Hopkins County Jury Duty Reimbursement Donations

Hopkins Energy LLC Agreement Amended By 1 Year, Stampede Solar Road Maintenance Agreement Granted Sulphur Springs ISD Education Foundation was approved to be submitted to the list of charities to which Hopkins County jurors may donate their daily reimbursement for jury service. Hopkins County Commissioners Court also amended and restated a 381 agreement with Hopkins Energy LLC, a road maintenance agreement with Stampeed Solar Project...

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Save Dike From Solar Meeting Focuses On Concerns, Unification
Mar16

Save Dike From Solar Meeting Focuses On Concerns, Unification

More than 50 community members and media personnel turned out Saturday for a Save Dike From Solar meeting at Dike Community Center to express their concerns and focus on unification of like-minded community members opposed to the planned Hopkins Energy LLC project in the Dike area. Highlights from Saturday’s Save Dike From Solar meeting at Dike Community Center Community residents at the Saturday afternoon meeting expressed...

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Reinvestment Zone Approved For 1 Solar Farm, Extension Given For Another
Oct12

Reinvestment Zone Approved For 1 Solar Farm, Extension Given For Another

Hopkins County Commissioners Court on Monday morning approved a reinvestment zone for one solar farm and granted an extension for another. An indigent defense fund program grant application, subdivision variance and utility easements also received approval of the Commissioners Court on Monday. Solar Farms Hopkins County Commissioners Court approved a document establishing a reinvestment zone for Hopkins Energy LLC, a solar farm...

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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 Declines Requests To Amend Agreements For Arbala Solar Farm, Approve Agreement For Another
Jan14

SSISD Declines Requests To Amend Agreements For Arbala Solar Farm, Approve Agreement For Another

Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees Sulphur Springs Independent School District Monday night declined the amended agreements for one solar farm but approved those for another. SSISD school board on Dec. 10, 2018, approved an agreement for Solemio, after the Comptroller’s Officer reported it met the Chapter 313 agreement requirements, provided total employment requirement is waived. The project was to be for a...

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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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Community Members Voice Concerns Regarding Proposed Solar Plant
Dec22

Community Members Voice Concerns Regarding Proposed Solar Plant

Community members at Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees meeting this week Approximately 3 dozen people attended Sulphur Springs Independent School District Board of Trustees’ special called meeting to voice their thoughts regarding proposed solar projects, Hopkins Energy LLC in Dike and Solemio Solar LLC south of town in the Arbala area. During the Dec. 19 public hearings, many community members indicated concerns regarding...

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