Tuesday, 26 July 2016
2017 Regional Public Transportation Coordination Plan Update-Public Meetings

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AAA Vendor Application/RFP

AAASET Service Definitions FFY 2015

Vendor APPLICATION FFY 2015-16

Potential Vendor Letter FFY 2015-16

Public Participation in Hazard Mitigation Action Plan

The South East Texas Regional Planning Commission (SETRPC) will hold the second Mitigation Action Plan public meeting on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 beginning at 5:30pm at the Hardin County Courthouse, Commissioner’s Courtroom located at 300 West Monroe, Kountze, Texas 77625. The meeting will encourage the public’s participation in the risk assessment portion of updating the Hazard Mitigation Action Plans for the South East Texas Region of Hardin, Jefferson and Orange Counties. The Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) requires the plans be updated every five (5) years. The goal of the Mitigation Action Plans is to outline projects within the region that can mitigate/reduce/prevent the loss of life and property as a result of a natural disaster. The public is encouraged to attend. For more information, or if special accommodations are needed, please contact Sue Landry at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or (409) 924-7514.

You can also participate by completing an online survey.
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2016 Mayor and County Recognition Day For National Service (FGP, RSVP, and AARP Experienced Corps)

To show your support for the service the Volunteer Programs (FGP, RSVP, and AARP Experienced Corps) provide to our area children and community, each mayor and county official in Hardin, Jefferson, and Orange Counties are asked to complete the attached form. Also, a sample proclamation is provide for you in support of National Senior Corps Week. The celebration will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at the Port Arthur Bob Bowers Civic Center from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. This event is being sponsored by CHRISTUS DUBUIS of Beaumont and Port Arthur.

Executive Action Item for March 16, 2016

Approval of Community Services Block Grant Community Action Plan and Strategic Plan Request 

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Foster Grandparent Program Open Volunteer Enrollment

Foster Grandparents are older Americans 55 and above who give children the most valuable gift of all – their time, love and wisdom.  They mentor children from all walks of life, teaching them by their example how to solve problems, do their best in school, how to get along with others and that they are important. The service our Foster Grandparents render overlaps into the community by helping children become productive members of society.  Foster Grandparents serve between 15 and 40 hours per week receiving an hourly stipend. 

If you are interested in becoming a Foster Grandparent sharing your love, time, and experience, to empower children who need help, please click on the link and complete an application.  The mailing address is listed on the application.  If you have questions, please contact:

Karen Gary, Volunteer Coordinator ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or 899-8444, ext. 6441) or
Tyronna McKenzie, Director of FGP ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or 899-8444, ext. 7510).

Upcoming Events
Wed, Jul 27th, @1:00pm - 03:00PM
AARP Experience Corp Recruitment
Thu, Jul 28th, @10:00am - 11:00AM
JOHRTS Transportation Planning Committee Meeting
Thu, Aug 4th, @11:30am - 12:30PM
Solid Waste Advisory Committee Meeting
Wed, Aug 10th, @9:00am - 12:00PM
Volunteer Ombudsman Quarterly Training
Thu, Aug 11th, @2:30pm - 03:30PM
Regional Council on Aging and Disabilities (RCoAD)
Wed, Aug 17th, @12:00pm - 01:30PM
Executive Committee Meeting
Thu, Aug 18th, @3:00pm - 05:00PM
South East Texas Coalition for the Homeless