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San Angelo TEA Party’s October 12, 2021 Meeting
The San Angelo TEA Party will host Jay Johnson, State Board of Education Member, District 15 at our October General Membership Meeting.
Jay Johnson, a Republican, was elected to serve District 15 of the State Board of Education in November 2020.
Johnson, a retired dentist, practiced in Pampa, Gray County for 43 years. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University and Baylor College of Dentistry. He served as president of the Panhandle District Dental Society and was selected by his dental peers to be a Fellow in the American College of Dentists and in the International College of Dentists. He is a Life member of the Texas Dental Association, a member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Academy of General Dentistry, and the Panhandle Academy of General Dentistry.
Johnson served on the Pampa ISD Board of Trustees for over 16 years and was the president for two of those years. His public service extended to the Pampa City commission and Planning and Zoning commission. Johnson held all offices in the Pampa Lions Club. He was awarded the Jack Wiech Fellowship by the Texas Lions Children’s Camp in Kerrville. In October 2020 he received the Senior Master Key & Medallion from the President of Lions Club International.
Johnson was a founding member of the Pampa Education Foundation. For 38 years, he served on the Pampa Youth and Community Center Board of Directors, as president the last 10 years. He also sits on the board for 3 other local foundations. He has been inducted into the Pampa High School Hall of Fame.
Johnson is a member of First Baptist Church in Pampa where he serves as a deacon. He and his wife, Linda, have 2 daughters and 5 grandchildren.
The meeting is on Tuesday, 12 October 2021, at 6-7:30 pm and is being held at the Concho Valley Transit meeting building, 510 N Chadbourne. Light refreshments will be served.
FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY INDEX
The Fiscal Responsibility Index is a measurement of how lawmakers perform on size and role of government issues. Texans for Fiscal Responsibility uses exemplar votes on core budget and free enterprise issues that demonstrate legislators’ governing philosophy.
The public — including lawmakers — are notified in advance of TFR’s position on the issues to be rated, and prior to votes taken on the floor.
See your representative’s score: https://index.empowertexans.com/
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Local Government Meetings
San Angelo City Council Meetings
The City Council meets twice a month. Meetings are open to the public and are held on the first and third Tuesday of the month at 8:30 a.m. at the McNease Convention Center, 501 Rio Concho Drive.
Tom Green County Commissioners
The Commissioners meet every Tuesday, 8:30 a.m., 113 West Beauregard Blvd., 2nd floor of the Edd B. Keyes Building
Pre-agenda work sessions are held on the second Monday of each month and regular meetings on the third Monday of each month. All meetings begin at 5:30 p.m in the Administrative Building Boardroom, 1621 University Avenue.
Regular School Board Meetings are held the second Tuesday or Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Wall ISD Administration Building, 8065 Loop 570, Wall.
Grape Creek ISD
Board of Education meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Monday of each month in the community room at the Administration Building, 8207 U.S. Hwy. 87 North.
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“ALL POLITICAL POWER IS INHERENT IN THE PEOPLE, AND ALL FREE GOVERNMENTS ARE FOUNDED ON THEIR AUTHORITY, AND INSTITUTED FOR THEIR BENEFIT.”
(Texas Constitution Article 1, Section 2)