Fort Hood and its neighboring cities, Killeen, Gatesville, Harker Heights, and Copperas Cove decided that Central Texas needed to move forward in the direction of sustainability. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in April 2009 establishing a 5-year partnership to develop and implement sustainability in Central Texas through voluntary programs. The Cen-Tex Partnership's goal is to achieve measureable benefits by agreeing upon comment environmental goals and implementing Partnership-guided projects to contribute to the vitality of the Central Texas economy and quality of life for the region's citizens.

At the January 2010 conference, each Partnership member led the development of areas of focus: 
  • Education
  • Materials & Resrouces
  • Quality of life
  • Sustainable Design
  • Transportation

A Memorandum of Agreement was signed in April 2014, renewed in October 2018, and extended in April 2021 for 3 additional years until July 2024. 


Executive Committee

Fort Hood Garrison Commander

Member City Managers

Staff Committee

Fort Hood Civilian Staff

Member City Staff

Citizen Committee

Volunteers from Fort Hood

Volunteers from Member Cities

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To be the leader of Regional Sustainability Partnerships in Texas.
The Cen-Tex Partnership serves as a forum to combine regional sustainability efforts to improve the overall quality of life and economic vitality of the Central Texas region and its citizens.


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...Sustainability creates and maintains the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony...
Sustainability is important to making sure that we have and will continue to have the water, materials, and resources to protect human health and our environment.
*US Environmental Protection Agency



April 2021 MOA Signing