Board Meeting Agendas

Date/Time:
May 31, 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 the establishment of a new tax-exempt lending rate scale for the Texas Water Development Fund II Water Financial Assistance Account (DFund II) to be effective May 18, 2017. (Georgia Sanchez) Board Agenda #02 Document

3. Consider approving material changes to contracts for goods and services executed during the second quarter of fiscal year 2017; and the contract performance report for the second quarter of fiscal year 2017. (David Carter) Board Agenda #03 Document

4. Consider approving by resolution a request from Angelina and Neches River Authority (Angelina County) for a $1,500,000 loan from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to finance construction of wastewater facility and collection system improvements. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #04 Document

5. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Bracken Christian School of Bulverde (Comal County) for $32,072 in principal forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to connect to Canyon Lake Water Service Company. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #05 Document

6. Consider approving by resolution, a request from the City of Dallas (Dallas, Denton, Collin, Ellis, Tarrant, and Kaufman counties) for a $110,000,000 multi-year loan from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to finance design and construction of wastewater collection system improvements. (Luis Farias) Board Agenda #06 Document

7. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Dallas (Dallas, Denton, Collin, Ellis, Tarrant, and Kaufman counties) for a $220,000,000 multi-year loan from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to finance design and construction of the rehabilitation or replacement of water mains. (Luis Farias) Board Agenda #07 Document

8. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the City of Tom Bean (Grayson County) for a $135,000 loan from the Texas Water Development Fund to finance construction of a supplemental water well. (Luis Farias) Board Agenda #08 Document

9. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Rogers (Bell County) for a $2,400,000 loan from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to finance planning, design, and construction of wastewater collection and treatment system improvements and to refinance wastewater treatment plant improvements. (Caaren Skrobarczyk) Board Agenda #09 Document

10. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Rogers (Bell County) for $2,405,000 in financial assistance consisting of a $2,205,000 loan and $200,000 in principal forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to finance planning, acquisition, design, and construction of water system improvements. (Caaren Skrobarczyk) Board Agenda #10 Document

11. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of San Juan (Hidalgo County) for a $2,285,000 loan from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to finance the construction of a wastewater collection system to provide first-time sewer service. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #11 Document

12. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Town of Vinton (El Paso County) for $16,731,454 in financial assistance consisting of a $5,085,000 loan and $11,646,454 in principal forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund to finance the construction of a centralized wastewater collection system. (Lee Huntoon) Board Agenda #12 Document

13. Consider authorizing the Executive Administrator to negotiate and execute contracts for Fiscal Year 2017 Agricultural Water Conservation Grants. (Cameron Turner) Board Agenda #13 Document

14. Briefing and demonstration of the new options for TWDB Flood Warning Viewer. (Richard Wade)

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

16. The Board will receive comments from the public on any matters within the jurisdiction of the TWDB, with the exception of matters which are subject to the ex parte prohibition found in Texas Government Code 2001.061.

17. 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 June 15, 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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