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South Plains Association of Governments

South Plains State Planning Region (2)


Executive Director
Mr. Tim Pierce
P.O. Box 3730
Lubbock, Texas 79452-3730
(806) 762-8721
Fax: (806) 765-9544
Email: tpierce@spag.org
Website: www.spag.org

TARC Board Member
The Honorable Clinton Sawyer
Councilmember, City of Amherst
603 Madison Avenue
Amherst, Texas 79312
(806) 523-1625
Fax: (806) 246-3261
Email: clint.tx@gmail.com



Established: June 1967
Area: 13,596 sq. miles
Population: 425,506 (2014 est.)
Counties Served: Bailey, Cochran, Crosby, Dickens, Floyd, Garza, Hale, Hockley, King, Lamb, Lubbock, Lynn, Motley, Terry, Yoakum

To check for population statistic updates by region click here.

SPAG has maintained its focus on service to its membership by sponsoring workshops directed toward local offices and employees of SPAG members. Workshops have featured such diverse topics as election procedures, open meeting and open records requirements, full cost accounting for solid waste operations, council/manager relations, economic development techniques, and alternative dispute resolution

Opportunities created through SPAG have demonstrated the value of leveraging individual community resources in successful cooperative ventures, resulting in job creation through regional economic development. As part of its activities, SPAG operates a law enforcement training academy, a unique alternate dispute resolution center, administers a regional 9-1-1 emergency communicatons system, maintain a network of services for senior citizens, engages in an aggressive program of economic development, a regional solid waste management plan addressing local solid waste sconcerns and needs, and delivers technical assistance on demand to its members.

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