Board Meeting Agendas

Date/Time:
September 07, 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 the selection of Bond Counsel and authorize the Executive Administrator to negotiate and enter into consultant contracts for outside counsel services from September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2019. (Todd Chenoweth) Board Agenda #02 Document

3. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of San Antonio, acting by and through the San Antonio Water System (Bexar County), for $10,500,000 in financing from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for construction of water system improvements. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #03 Document

4. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Blanco (Blanco County) for $3,150,000 in financing from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of a new wastewater treatment plant. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #04 Document

5. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Blanco (Blanco County) for $3,150,000 in financing from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of improvements to water treatment facilities. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #05 Document

6. Consider approving by resolution a request from Bluebonnet Water Supply Corporation (Bell County) to issue additional parity obligations and authorize the Executive Administrator to take all necessary actions to give effect to this approval. (Joe Reynolds) Board Agenda #06 Document

7. Consider approving by resolution a request from North Alamo Water Supply Corporation (Hidalgo County) for a partial release of lien on a portion of its Certificate of Convenience and Necessity and authorize the Executive Administrator to take all necessary actions to give effect to this approval. (Joe Reynolds) Board Agenda #07 Document

8. Consider authorizing the Executive Administrator to hold a hearing to receive public comment on a proposal to amend the 2017 State Water Plan to name four Paleozoic-age geologic formations in north central Texas as the Cross Timbers Aquifer and to designate the Cross Timbers Aquifer as a minor aquifer. (Larry French)Board Agenda #08 Document

9. 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

10. 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 September 28, 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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