Region, Volume 6, Number 1, March 1979 Page: 2 of 8
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Summary of Executive Committee Action
Printing deadlines prevented inclusion of the February Executive Committee meeting summary.
A full report of the meeting will be featured in the next issue of the REGION.
Election School Set for March 9
The Election Division of tbe Secretary of State's Office will sponsor three election
schools to be held at AACOG offices on Friday, March 9. Starting at 8:00 a.m.,.the election
schools will help prepare officials for the city and -school district elections on the first
Saturday in April.
Secretary of State George W. Strake, Jr. explained that the sessions are designed to train
officials on polling place procedures, voter registration, and related subjects with em-
phasis on recent changes in the law.
The schools will meet as follows: Voting Machines, Room 532, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m., Punch Cards,
Room 230, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m., and Paper Ballots, Room 230, 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.. Call Gloria
Arriaga, 225-5201, ext. 34 for more information.
Opening Ceremonies Slated for Rural Dial-A-Ride
Ribbon-cutting ceremonies for the Rural Highway Public Transportation Demonstration Pro-
gram will be held at 2 p.m.,March 15 at the Community Council of South Central Texas of-
fices, 430 W. Mill Street, New Braunfels. The Rural Transportation Advisory Committee,
chaired by Commissioner John Tondre of'Medina County, also will hold their regular March
meeting in New Braunfels.
Chairman Tondre, CCSCT Director Eberto Sanchez and AACOG Executive Director Al Notzon will
participate in the ceremony along with other elected officials of the region. Fifteen vans
will be distributed throughout the 11,000 square miles of the Alamo region. The program
named Rural Dial-A-Ride will be available five days a week for eight hours a day. It is
a demand-response system with a 24-hour notice requested for participants. For more infor-
mation, call AACOG offices, Barbara Burke, Rural Transportation program manager, at 225-5201
A toll-free number for the service will be available and publicized in early March.
EPA Public Hearing Date Changed
PUBLIC MEETING: Tuesday, March 19, 7 p.m., Institute of Texan Cultures
The Environmental Protection Agency, Region VI, will hold a public meeting to hear testi-
mony regarding former Governor Briscoe's prpposal to de-designate the San Antonio area and
AACOG for 208 waste treatment management planning. This is a change of the public hearing
notice from EPA published in the last REGION. For further information, contact Jaime
Ornelas, AACOG, at 225-5201, or Sam Nott, EPA, (214) 767-2630.
The Alamo Area Council of Governments is a voluntary association of PAUL HERDER, Council Chairman
local governmental units joined together in a cooperative effort to meet Special Districts Representative
the challenge of today's problems. MAX R. WOMMACK, Council Vice Chairman
The AACOG Region is published monthly by the Alamo Area Council of Comal County Judge
Governments, Three Americas Building, San Antonio, Texas 78205. Copies AL J. NOTZON, Ill
are available without charge to members and other interested persons. Executive Director
Preparation of this publication was financed in part through planning PAULA MARVEL
grants from the Departments of Housing and Urban Development; Labor; Public Information Coordinator
U.S. Civil Service Commission; Environmental Protection Agency; the JANIE SANTOS
State of Texas; the Criminal Justice Division of Texas; and the Governor's Editor
Committee on Aging.
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