Is this the new normal? While our dedicated front-line workers are trying to hold down the fort, the rest of us are doing our part by practicing #socialdistancing, which includes lots of working from home for many North Texans. Working from home has plenty of perks: flexibility, an office designed specifically for you, more hours in your day (since you can skip the commute), and the ability to cook yourself a fancy lunch that could never be created in the office breakroom.
NCTCOG is seeking online public input beginning Monday, April 13. Staff will provide information related to emergency procedures, priority projects and more. For more information, visit www.nctcog.org/input.
The second round of funding for projects under the Texas Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Program (TxVEMP) remains open to replace or repower a variety of refuse vehicles. Approximately $8.3 million in funding has been allocated to the Dallas-Fort Worth priority area and continues to be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Local governments are eligible to receive up to 80% funding for replacements and repowers. Due to the variety of eligible vehicles and cities
The Texas Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Program (TxVEMP) continues to accept applications under the third round of funding for projects to replace or repower local freight and port drayage vehicles. Approximately $11 million in funding has been allocated to public and private-sector entities within the Dallas-Fort Worth priority area, including the counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant and Wise. For example, a comp
Under Texas Health and Safety Code §388.005(c), all political subdivisions, state agencies and institutes of higher education, located in ozone nonattainment or near nonattainment counties, are required to submit a Local Government Energy Report to the State Energy Conservation Office (SECO) tracking annual electricity consumption and progress towards the goal of a five percent reduction in annual electricity consumption. The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCO