Texas Department of Agriculture asked each COG region to determine regional priorities for the 2023-2024 Texas Community Development Block Grants funding.  

During the June 24th Board meeting, CBCOG Board determined the following Regional Priorities for Rural CDBG Funds: 

Water/Wastewater/Septic = 50 Points

Drainage/First Time Water and Wastewater Yard Lines = 45 Points

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies (HRI) researchers are bringing their expertise in disaster recovery and mitigation to help Coastal Bend communities build resilience after disasters like 2017’s Hurricane Harvey and the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in small town and rural areas.

The Council maintained its ongoing efforts in providing 9-1-1 services in its 11 county region, State Planning Region 20 during calendar year 2018. This work was accomplished with funding for a two-year period under a contract with the Commission on State Emergency Communications (CSEC). The Council has been involved in regional 9-1-1 planning and implementation since the late 1980s.