Kerr Tar Regional COG Annual Awards Banquet

The Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments hosted their Annual Awards Banquet on September 22, 2016. To learn more please review the Kerr Tar Annual Report. 2016-annual-report  Guest Speaker, was Dr. Pat Mitchell from the NC Department of Commerce and Rural Economic Development.

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You may review the News Release here. 2016-news-release

Photo of Award Winners from left to right:  Tony Cozart – Granville County Commissioner-Outstanding County Elected Official, Trevie Adams – City of Roxboro – Outstanding Clerk to the Board, Michael Felts- Granville County Manager – Outstanding Manager, Merilyn Newell – Mayor City of Roxboro – Outstanding Municipal Elected Official and David Smith – Granville County Commissioner – Outstanding COG Board Member Award.

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Prioritization 4.0 News

New!! The Kerr-Tar P4.0 Subcommittee met on September 9, 2016 to assign our 1300 points at the Divison level. Please click here to see the Kerr-Tar Division Projects Local Points Assignment. These Division Projects will be presented for approval at the upcoming October 13, 2016 TAC/TCC meeting. Please send comments on our Kerr-Tar Division Projects Local Points Assignment to Ann Stroobant, Regional Planner, astroobant@kerrtarcog.org or mail Ann at Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments, PO Box 709, Henderson, NC 27536. If you would like to discuss the projects with a Kerr-Tar P4.0 Subcommittee member from your county, please click here for contact information. Click here for Kerr-Tar projects listed by county which the P4.0 Subcommittee used as a basis for selecting projects for our 1300 Division points.

Kerr-Tar Area Agency on Aging Plan

The NC Division of Aging and Adult Services approved the Kerr Tar Area Plan. The “Plan” is effective from July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2020. The Division’s Reviews Team conducted a through review of the plan and determined that it is comprehensive and recognizes the efforts by the Area Agency on Aging to improve access to services and promotes the well being of older adults, caregivers and their families. The Review Team identified the plan’s strength’s to increase capacity for outreach to caregivers and minority populations in the region.

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Elder Abuse Awareness Walk

Kerr-Tar Area Agency on Aging held its second annual Elder Abuse Awareness Walk on June 2nd at the Huck Sansbury Recreation Complex walking track in Roxboro to acknowledge elder abuse awareness.  This years event included 15 vendors and more than 150 individuals attended from within all 5 counties and walked more than 80 laps for Elder Abuse Awareness.

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Thursday June 23rd TAC/TCC Meeting

New!!! TAC/TCC Meeting Scheduled for  Thursday, June 23, 2016
The TAC/TCC will meet on Thursday, June 23, 2016 from 3-5pm at the KTCOG office, 1724 Graham Avenue, Henderson, NC.

Action items for this meeting include:
•Receive and approve minutes of the last meeting on May 26, 2016, please click here for draft copy
•Approve the KTRPO Prioritization P4.0 local points assignments for Regional Impact Scores, please click here.

To see the agenda for the June 23, 2016 Kerr-Tar TAC/TCC meeting, please click here.

To see the scanned meeting packet for the June 23, 2016 Kerr-Tar TCC/TAC meeting please click here.