UPDATE: Hard copies of the Region 52 – 700MHz Plan, along with Letters of Concurrence, have been mailed to neighboring regions 7, 16, 29, 34, 40 and 50 for approval. Once all of the Letters of Concurrence of have come back, the Region 52 – 700MHz plan will be submitted to the FCC for approval.
Region 52 is comprised of the following 52 counties in the Panhandle and South Plains of Texas;
Dallam, Sherman, Hansford, Ochiltree, Lipscomb, Hartley, Moore, Hutchinson, Roberts, Hemphill, Oldham, Potter, Carson, Gray, Wheeler, Deaf Smith, Randall, Armstrong, Donley, Collingsworth, Parmer, Castro, Swisher, Briscoe, Hall, Childress, Bailey, Lamb, Hale, Floyd, Motley, Cottle, Hardeman, Foard, Wilbarger, Wichita, Clay, Montague, Jack, Young, Archer, Baylor, King, Dickens, Crosby, Lubbock, Hockley, Cochran, Yoakum, Terry, Lynn, and Garza.
Region 52 covers 49,198 square miles and is composed of three Texas Councils of Governments. They are:
Panhandle Regional Planning Commission (PRPC):
- 26,000 Sq. Miles, 26 Counties, Population 427,927.
South Plains Association of Governments (SPAG):
- 13,737 Sq. Miles, 15 Counties, Population 436,699.
NORTEX Regional Planning Commission (NORTEX):
- 9,461 Sq. Miles, 11 Counties, Population 222,820.
John KiehlRegional Services Director
Shane BrownRegional Services Program Manager
Criminal Justice Planning Fund (Fund 421) Source: A biennial
appropriation by the Texas Legislature from funds collected through court costs
and fees. Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, §102.056 and §102.075. Section
772.006 of the Texas Government Code designates CJD as the Fund's administering
FY Appropriation: Set annually
Purpose: Support a wide range of projects designed to reduce crime and improve the criminal and juvenile justice systems.
Eligibility: State agencies, units of local government, independent school districts, nonprofit corporations, Native American tribes, COGs, universities, colleges, hospital districts, juvenile boards, regional education service centers, community supervision and corrections departments, crime control and prevention districts, and faith-based organizations are eligible to apply for grants under this fund. Faith-based organizations must be certified by the Internal Revenue Service as tax-exempt nonprofit entities. Grantees may not use grant funds or program income for proselytizing or sectarian worship.
Award Criteria: Meet the criteria codified in the TAC, Title 1, Part 1, Chapter 3, Subchapter C, Division 1
Frequency of Award: Annual