The Orange Leader
Orange County Commissioner Pct. 1 David Dubose was recently sworn in as President of the South East Texas Regional Planning Commission (SETRPC).
“This means a lot to me as a person and to our community,” said Dubose.
SETRPC held its 41st Annual Meeting at on Wednesday at the City of Beaumont Event Center.
The SETRPC is a voluntary association of local governments established in June 1970 that includes Hardin, Jefferson, and Orange Counties. SETRPC promotes intergovernmental cooperation and coordination, and provides a forum for the discussion and study of area issues.
“The commission helps to find funding for southeast Texas,” Dubose said. “The commission has a great staff and we help review and find the funding for the projects.”
Highlights of the meeting included installation of SETRPC Officers for 2013.
Commissioner David Dubose, Orange County, President
Mayor Glenn Johnson, City of Port Neches, 1st Vice-President
Mayor Fred Williams, City of Kountze, 2nd Vice-President
Mayor Kirk Roccaforte, City of Bridge City, 3rd Vice-President
Commissioner Eddie Arnold, Jefferson County, Treasurer
Commissioner Chris Kirkendall, Hardin County, Secretary.
Tommy Gunn, Tommy Gunn Law Office, Orange, Texas, Legal Counsel