Board Meeting Agendas

Date/Time:
July 23, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Location:
Stephen F. Austin Building 1700 N. Congress, Room 170 Austin, Texas
Resource:
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1. Consider approving by resolution a request from Fort Bend County Fresh Water Supply District No.1 (Fort Bend County) for an $8,000,000 loan from the Texas Water Development Fund to finance design and construction costs for new water lines and a water plant expansion. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #01 Document

2. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Hudson (Angelina County) for a $410,000 loan from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to finance planning and design costs for the replacement of an existing wastewater treatment plant. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #02 Document

3. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Tahoka (Lynn County) for $6,314,000 in financial assistance consisting of a $4,443,000 grant and a $1,871,000 loan from the Economically Distressed Areas Program to finance the construction of water distribution system improvements. (Lee Huntoon) Board Agenda #03 Document

4. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the City of Whitewright (Grayson and Fannin counties) for a $640,000 loan from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to finance the planning, acquisition, design, and construction of wastewater system improvements. (Luis Farias) Board Agenda #04 Document

5. Consider affirming by resolution the commitment to provide financial assistance from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to the Town of Anthony (El Paso County), made in TWDB Resolution No. 14-25, and concurring in the Executive Administrator's environmental finding. (Katherine Calnan) Board Agenda #05 Document

6. Consider affirming by resolution the commitment to provide financial assistance from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to the City of Castroville (Medina County), made in TWDB Resolutions Nos. 12-110 and 15-032, and concurring in the Executive Administrator's environmental finding. (Katherine Calnan) Board Agenda #06 Document

7. Consider affirming by resolution the commitment to provide financial assistance from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to the Greater Texoma Utility Authority, on behalf of the City of Sherman (Grayson County), made in TWDB Resolution No. 14-105, and concurring in the Executive Administrator's environmental finding. (Katherine Calnan) Board Agenda #07 Document

8. Consider authorizing the Executive Administrator to negotiate and execute grant contracts on or before August 31, 2015, in a total amount not to exceed $379,600 from the Agricultural Water Conservation Fund for the recommended Fiscal Year 2015 agricultural water conservation projects. (Cameron Turner) Board Agenda #08 Document

9. Consider authorizing the Executive Administrator to execute a contract amendment for continuation of a biological study of San Antonio Bay for a total amount not to exceed $300,000. (Ruben Solis) Board Agenda #09 Document

10. Consider approving by resolution: (a) the issuance of Texas Water Development Board State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas Revenue Bonds, Series 2015 A and B, (b) the execution of the Master Trust Indenture and Bond Indentures, (c) the execution of the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas Funds Transfer Agreement, (d) the Preliminary Official Statement, (e) the underwriting syndicate, and (f) the authorization of the Executive Administrator, the Development Fund Manager, and the Chief Financial Officer to act on behalf of the Texas Water Development Board in the sale and delivery of multiple series of the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas Revenue Bonds issuances. (Amanda Landry) Board Agenda #10 Document

11. Overview of the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas financial assistance program. (Amanda Lavin)

12. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Coastal Water Authority (Harris County) for $300,000,000 in financial assistance consisting of $276,740,000 in multi-year Board Participation commitments and a $23,260,000 low interest loan from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to finance the construction of the Luce Bayou Inter-basin Transfer Project. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #12 Document

13. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Houston (Harris County) for a $296,125,000 multi-year, low interest loan commitment from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to finance the planning, design, and construction of the Northeast Water Purification Plant expansion and the Second Source Phase I water transmission line. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #13 Document

14. Consider approving by resolution a request from the North Harris County Regional Water Authority (Harris County) for a $953,405,000 multi-year, low interest loan commitment from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to finance the planning, acquisition, design and construction of the Northeast Water Purification Plant expansion, the Second Source Phases I and II water transmission lines, and internal distribution lines. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #14 Document

15. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Central Harris County Regional Water Authority (Harris County) for a $41,630,000 multi-year, low interest loan commitment from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to finance the planning, acquisition, design and construction of the Northeast Water Purification Plant expansion and the Second Source Phases I and II water transmission lines. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #15 Document

16. Consider approving by resolution a request from the West Harris County Regional Water Authority (Harris County) for a $812,140,000 multi-year, low interest loan commitment from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to finance the planning, acquisition, design, and construction of the Northeast Water Purification Plant expansion, the Second Source transmission line, and internal distribution lines. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #16 Document

17. Consider approving by resolution a request from the North Fort Bend Water Authority (Fort Bend County) for a $555,845,000 multi-year, low interest loan commitment from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to finance the planning, acquisition, design, and construction of the Northeast Water Purification Plant expansion and the Second Source transmission line. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #17 Document

18. Consider approving by resolution, a request from the El Paso Water Utilities Public Service Board (El Paso County) for a $50,000,000 low interest loan from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to finance Bone Spring-Victorio Peak land and water rights acquisitions. (Lee Huntoon) Board Agenda #18 Document

19. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Marfa (Presidio County) for a $705,000 low interest loan from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to finance the planning, design, and construction of a water well. (Lee Huntoon) Board Agenda #19 Document

20. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the City of Tom Bean (Grayson County) for a $1,210,000 low interest loan from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to finance the planning, acquisition, design, and construction of a new water well and related appurtenances. (JoAnne Duncan) Board Agenda #20 Document

21. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Lone Star Regional Water Authority (Bell and Williamson counties) for $27,640,000 in financial assistance consisting of $5,530,000 in low interest loans and a $22,110,000 Board Participation commitment from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to finance the planning, acquisition, design, and construction of a water transmission pipeline, pump stations, storage tanks, and related appurtenances. (JoAnne Duncan) Board Agenda #21 Document

22. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Palo Pinto County Municipal Water District #1 (Erath, Hood, Palo Pinto and Parker counties) for a $17,100,000 low interest loan from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to finance the acquisition, design, and utility relocation for the Turkey Peak Reservoir. (JoAnne Duncan) Board Agenda #22 Document

23. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Bedford (Tarrant County) for a $90,000,000 multi-year, low interest loan commitment from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to finance the construction of water distribution piping and water meters with new Automatic Meter Readers. (Luis Farias) Board Agenda #23 Document

24. Consider approving by resolution a request from the North Texas Municipal Water District (Collin, Hunt, Rockwall, Dallas, Kaufman, Ellis, Rains, Fannin, and Denton counties) for a $82,105,000 low interest loan from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to finance the acquisition and construction work ancillary to the Lower Bois d'Arc Creek Reservoir. (Luis Farias) Board Agenda #24 Document

25. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Tarrant Regional Water District (Jack, Wise, Parker, Tarrant, Johnson, Ellis, Navarro, Henderson, Kaufman, Freestone, Denton, Dallas, Collin, Ellis, and Rockwall counties) for $440,000,000 in low interest loans from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to finance the acquisition, design, and construction of an integrated pipeline project. (Luis Farias) Board Agenda #25 Document

26. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Upper Trinity Regional Water District (Fannin, Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Grayson, and Wise counties) for $44,680,000 in financial assistance consisting of a $15,565,000 Board Participation commitment and a $29,115,000 deferred loan from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to finance the planning, acquisition, and design for the proposed Lake Ralph Hall Reservoir. (Luis Farias) Board Agenda #26 Document

27. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Canyon Regional Water Authority (Bexar, Caldwell, Comal, Guadalupe, Hays, and Wilson counties) for a $55,000,000 loan from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to finance the planning, design, and construction of the expansion of the Wells Ranch Supply Project. (Clay Schultz) Board Agenda #27 Document

28. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Fort Worth (Tarrant, Denton, Johnson, Parker, and Wise counties) for a $76,000,000 multi-year, low interest loan commitment from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to finance planning and construction costs for an advanced metering infrastructure system. (Clay Schultz) Board Agenda #28 Document

29. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (DeWitt, Victoria, Calhoun, Refugio, Gonzales, Caldwell, Hays, Comal, Guadalupe, and Kendall counties) for an $8,000,000 deferred loan from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to finance planning of the Integrated Water and Power Plant Project. (Clay Schultz) Board Agenda #29 Document

30. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Hays Caldwell Public Utility Agency (Hays, Caldwell, Comal, and Guadalupe counties) for a $12,500,000 low interest loan from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to finance the planning, acquisition, design, and construction of an interconnection between the cities of Kyle and Buda. (Clay Schultz) Board Agenda #30 Document

31. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Brazosport Water Authority (Brazoria County) for a $28,300,000 multi-year, low interest loan commitment from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to finance the planning, design and construction of a brackish groundwater reverse osmosis water treatment plant and water wells. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #31 Document

32. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Hidalgo County Irrigation District No. 1 (Hidalgo County) for a $7,100,000 low interest loan from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to finance the planning, design, and construction of improvements to an agricultural irrigation conveyance system. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #32 Document

33. The Board will receive comments from the public.

34. The Board may conduct a closed meeting to receive legal advice and discuss pending or contemplated litigation, settlement offers, and/or the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline or dismissal of specific Board employees, including the Executive Administrator and General Counsel, as permitted by Sections 551.071 and 551.074, the Texas Open Meetings Act, codified as Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code. The Board may also meet in open meeting to take action on legal or personnel matters considered in the closed meeting as required by Section 551.103 of the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551 of the Government Code.

The next currently scheduled meeting of the Texas Water Development Board will be August 12, 2015. Other meetings may be scheduled and will be posted in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act.

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