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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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Commissioners Court To Consider Reinvestment Zone, Economic Development Agreement For Stampede Solar
Sep12

Commissioners Court To Consider Reinvestment Zone, Economic Development Agreement For Stampede Solar

Sept. 13 Agenda Also Includes Proposals For 381 Economic Development Agreements For JBW Holdings, 2 Pine Forest Solar Projects Hopkins County Commissioners Court will be asked Monday to consider a number of proposed contracts and agreements, including a reinvestment zone and economic development agreement for Stampede Solar. The Sept. 13 agenda also includes proposals for 381 economic development agreements with JBW Holdings LLC and...

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Dike Residents Express Concerns Regarding Planned Dike Solar Farm
Dec22

Dike Residents Express Concerns Regarding Planned Dike Solar Farm

A handful of Dike residents Monday expressed concerns regarding the planned Dike solar farm to Hopkins County Commissioners during their regular meeting Monday morning, Dec. 21. Cynthia Martin of Dike said residents of the area hadn’t been properly notified in advance of the planned solar farm. She said they learned of it after hearing that county officials had recently granted the company an extension of time to construct the...

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Hospital District Board of Directors Approved A Tax Abatement for D6 Inc., Cardiac Monitors For EMS
Dec18

Hospital District Board of Directors Approved A Tax Abatement for D6 Inc., Cardiac Monitors For EMS

Construction Bids For New EMS Station/HCHD Headquarters Accepted Through Jan. 8 Hopkins County Hospital District Board of Directors approved a tax abatement and agreed to an extension on another, approved two budgeted capital purchases, and discussed construction of new EMS station/HCHD headquarters during the Dec. 17 board meeting, and swore in one board member. Tax Abatements At the recommendation of Sulphur Springs – Hopkins...

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Hospital District Board To Discuss Potential Sale Of Interest In CHRISTUS Hopkins Health Alliance
Dec16

Hospital District Board To Discuss Potential Sale Of Interest In CHRISTUS Hopkins Health Alliance

Hopkins County Hospital District Board of Directors Thursday are slated to consider a number of items during the regular December meeting including the sale of the district’s interest in CHRISTUS Hopkins Health Alliance. Hopkins County Hospital District The last item on the Dec. 14 agenda calls for an executive session to “discuss the potential sale of the District’s interest in a joint venture known as CHRISTUS...

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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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Architect, Demolition Company Approved By Hospital District Board
Feb27

Architect, Demolition Company Approved By Hospital District Board

Chapter 381 Tax Abatements Granted BY HCHD To Pine Forest, Dike solar farms Hopkins County Hospital District Board of Directors approved Chapter 381 Economic Development Tax Abatements for two solar farms, and selected an architectural firm for a new EMS headquarters/Hospital District Building and a company to demolish three houses on Airport Road. EMS/District Facility The requested information was posted seeking qualifications for...

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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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