Board Meeting Agendas

Date/Time:
July 20, 2017 at 9:30 AM
Location:
Stephen F. Austin Building 1700 N. Congress, Room 170 Austin, Texas
Resource:
View Board Meeting Video | Printable Board Agenda

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

2. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Gordon (Palo Pinto County) for $1,188,072 in financial assistance, consisting of a $460,000 obligation and $728,072 in principal forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of water system improvements. (Caaren Skrobarczyk) Board Agenda #02 Document

3. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Central Washington County Water Supply Corporation (Washington County) for $2,815,000 in financing from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of water system improvements. (Caaren Skrobarczyk) Board Agenda #03 Document

4. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Eastland (Eastland County) for $7,599,660 in financial assistance, consisting of a $6,765,000 obligation and $834,660 in principal forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of wastewater collection system and treatment plant improvements. (Caaren Skrobarczyk) Board Agenda #04 Document

5. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Arlington (Tarrant County) for $11,895,777 in financial assistance consisting of a $11,445,000 obligation and $450,777 in principal forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of water treatment plant electrical improvements. (Luis Farias) Board Agenda #05 Document

6. Consider approving the adopted minor amendment to the 2016 Lower Colorado (Region K) Regional Water Plan and authorizing the Executive Administrator to develop the corresponding amendment to the 2017 State Water Plan, with associated public hearing. (Sarah Backhouse) Board Agenda #06 Document

7. Consider authorizing the Executive Administrator to negotiate and execute contracts by August 31, 2017, with recommended applicants for Fiscal Year 2017 Agricultural Water Conservation Equipment Grants. (Cameron Turner) Board Agenda #07 Document

8. Overview of the 2017 State Water Implementation Fund for Texas financial assistance program. (Matt Nelson) Board Agenda #08 Document

9. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Azle (Parker and Tarrant Counties) for $1,350,000 in financing from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas for planning, design, and construction of a water line replacement to address water loss. (Lee Huntoon) Board Agenda #09 Document

10. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Springtown (Parker and Wise Counties) for $1,390,000 in financing from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas for planning, design, acquisition, and construction of a water supply project. (Lee Huntoon) Board Agenda #10 Document

11. Considering approving by resolution a request from Brushy Creek Regional Utility Authority, Inc. (Williamson and Travis Counties) for $16,995,000 in financing from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas for construction of a water supply project. (Caaren Skrobarczyk) Board Agenda #11 Document

12. Considering amending by resolution the previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 16-071 to modify the City of Bryan's (Brazos County) State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas annual closing schedule. (Caaren Skrobarczyk) Board Agenda #12 Document

13. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Corpus Christi (Nueces County) for $2,750,000 deferred financing from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas for planning of a seawater desalination project. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #13 Document

14. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Justin (Denton County) for $12,000,000 in multi-year financing from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas for the design and construction of a water line replacement project to address water loss. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #14 Document

15. Consider amending by resolution the previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolutions No. 15-075A (as amended by Board Resolution No. 16-087) and No. 15-075B to modify the Coastal Water Authority's 2017 closing schedule to transfer $918,000 from Board Participation to low-interest obligations. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #15 Document

16. Consider amending by resolution the previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 16-083 to reflect a pledge of net system revenues of the Gulf Coast Division on the Sabine River Authority's outstanding $75,000,000 multi-year commitment from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #16 Document

17. Consider approving by resolutions a request from the North Texas Municipal Water District (Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Fannin, Hunt, Kaufman, Rains, and Rockwall counties) for $677,120,000 in financing from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas for planning, design, land acquisition, and a water treatment facility. (Luis Farias) Board Agenda #17 Document

18. Consider approving by resolutions a request from Hays Caldwell Public Utility Agency (Hays, Caldwell, Guadalupe, Comal, Bexar Counties) for $213,410,000 in financial assistance consisting of $144,395,000 in low-interest financing and $69,015,000 in Board Participation from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund For Texas for planning, design, acquisition, and construction of a new water supply project. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #18 Document

19. Consider amending by resolution the previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolution Nos. 16-075 and 16-076, to modify the City of Austin's (Travis County) State Water Implementation Revenue Fund annual closing schedule. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #19 Document

20. Consider approving by resolution a request from Central Harris County Regional Water Authority (Harris County) to amend Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 15-078 as amended by Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 16-081 to authorize a $4,900,000 increase in financing from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas for the Northeast Water Purification Plant Expansion project. (James Bronikowski) Board Agenda #20 Document

21. Consider approving by resolution a request from West Harris County Regional Water Authority (Harris County) to amend Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 15-079 authorizing a $50,000,000 increase in financing from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas for the Northeast Water Purification Plant Expansion project. (James Bronikowski) Board Agenda #21 Document

22. Consider approving by resolution a request from North Harris County Regional Water Authority (Harris County) to amend Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 15-077 as amended by Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 16-079 authorizing a $73,000,000 increase in financing from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas for the Internal Distribution Expansion project. (James Bronikowski) Board Agenda #22 Document

23. Consider amending by resolution the previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 15-076, as amended by Board Resolution Nos. 15-130 and 16-080, to modify the City of Houston's (Harris County) State Water Implementation Revenue Fund annual closing schedule. (James Bronikowski) Board Agenda #23 Document

24. Consider approving by resolution: the issuance, sale and delivery of Texas Water Development Board State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas Revenue Bonds, Series 2017A; and Taxable Series 2017B; the execution of the Bond Indentures; the execution of the 2017 State Water Implementation Fund for Texas Funds Transfer Agreement; the Preliminary Official Statement; and authorization for the Executive Administrator, Chief Financial Officer, and Development Fund Manager to act on behalf of the Texas Water Development Board in the sale and delivery of such bonds. (Georgia Sanchez)

25. Consider approving the selection of co-managing underwriters for negotiation of Texas Water Development Board State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas Revenue Bonds, Series 2017A; and Taxable Series 2017B. (Georgia Sanchez) Board Agenda #25 Document

26. 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.

27. 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 August 3, 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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