Board Meeting Agendas

Date/Time:
January 26, 2017 at 9:30 AM
Location:
Stephen F. Austin Building 1700 N. Congress, Room 170 Austin, Texas
Resource:
Printable Board Agenda

1. Discussion regarding outreach efforts and activities by the Board.

2. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Grand Prairie (Dallas, Tarrant and Ellis counties) for $5,741,175 in financial assistance consisting of a $5,110,000 loan and $631,175 in principal forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to finance construction of wastewater collection system improvements. (Luis Farias) Board Agenda #02 Document

3. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Alton (Hidalgo County) for a $500,000 loan from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to finance a master drainage study and an asset management plan for its stormwater system. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #03 Document

4. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Melvin (McCulloch County) for $539,902 in financial assistance consisting of a $180,000 loan and $359,902 in principal forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to finance construction of a corrective treatment facility. (Lee Huntoon) Board Agenda #04 Document

5. Consider approving by resolution a request from the 114th Mobile Home Park, LLC (Lubbock County) for $200,000 in principal forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to finance planning, design, and construction of a filtration system for arsenic and fluoride removal. (Lee Huntoon) Board Agenda #05 Document

6. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Ballinger (Runnels County) for $3,393,435 in financial assistance consisting of a $1,035,000 loan and $2,358,435 in principal forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to finance planning, acquisition, and design of an alternative water supply. (Lee Huntoon) Board Agenda #06 Document

7. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of San Marcos (Hays County) for $5,445,839 in financial assistance consisting of a $4,760,000 loan and $685,839 in principal forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to finance construction of a wastewater reuse system expansion project. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #07 Document

8. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of San Marcos (Hays County) for $1,961,821 in financial assistance consisting of a $1,000,000 loan and $961,821 in principal forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to finance planning, acquisition and design of a flood mitigation project. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #08 Document

9. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Huntington (Angelina County) for financial assistance in the amount of $2,312,025, consisting of a $1,180,000 loan and $1,132,025 in principal forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to finance renovation and expansion of the City’s wastewater treatment plant. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #09 Document

10. Consider authorizing the Executive Administrator to correct the administrative record by affirming the approval of the State Fiscal Year 2017 Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Intended Use Plan. (Jo Dawn Bomar) Board Agenda #10 Document

11. Briefing and discussion on the draft report Priority Groundwater Management Areas and Groundwater Conservation Districts: Report to the 85th Texas Legislature. (Larry French)

12. Briefing and discussion on water conditions in the state of Texas. (Mark Wentzel)

13. The Board will receive comments from the public.

14. 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 551.102 of the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551 of the Government Code.

The next currently scheduled meeting of the Texas Water Development Board will be February 10, 2017. Other meetings may be scheduled and will be posted in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act.

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need auxiliary aids or services such as interpreters for persons who are deaf or hearing impaired, readers, large print or Braille, are requested to contact Merry Klonower at (512) 463-8165 two (2) work days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

NOTICE: ENTRY TO THIS MEETING WITH A HANDGUN IS FORBIDDEN

This meeting is a public meeting under Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code. Pursuant to Section 30.06, Penal Code (trespass by license holder with a concealed handgun), a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code (handgun licensing law) may not enter this property with a concealed handgun. Pursuant to Section 30.07, Penal Code (trespass by license holder with an openly carried handgun), a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code (handgun licensing law) may not enter this property with a handgun that is carried openly. For purposes of this notice, “property” means the room or rooms where the open meeting of the Texas Water Development Board is held.

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