Board Meeting Agendas

Date/Time:
May 03, 2018 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 Dickens (Dickens County) for $760,000 in financial assistance, consisting of $460,000 in financing and $300,000 in principal forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of water system improvements. (Lee Huntoon) Board Agenda #02 Document

3. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of San Juan (Hidalgo County) for $1,270,000 in financing from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for design and construction of improvements to its wastewater treatment plant. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #03 Document

4. Consider approving by resolution a request from the North Fort Bend Water Authority (Fort Bend and Harris Counties) for $2,421,800 in financial assistance consisting of $2,070,000 in financing and $351,800 in principal forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for construction of a reclaimed water system. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #04 Document

5. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Sienna Plantation Municipal Utility District No. 1 (Fort Bend County) for $30,000,000 in financing from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for design and construction of regional wastewater system improvements. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #05 Document

6. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Alba (Wood County) for $990,000 in financing from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design and construction of wastewater system improvements. (Luis Farias) Board Agenda #06 Document

7. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of the City of Paradise (Wise County) for $1,235,000 in financial assistance consisting of $935,000 in financing and $300,000 in principal forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for planning, acquisition, design and construction of water system improvements. (Luis Farias) Board Agenda #07 Document

8. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Elmendorf (Bexar County) for $10,770,000 in financing from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of a water supply and treatment system and a request for a waiver from the requirement that the project be addressed in a manner that is consistent with the state and regional water plans. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #08 Document

9. Briefing and discussion on the proposed prioritization criteria, allocation levels, application procedure, and timeline for allocation of remaining funds in the Economically Distressed Areas Program. (Tom Entsminger) Board Agenda #09 Document

10. Consider authorizing the Executive Administrator to negotiate and execute contracts with recommended applicants for Fiscal Year 2018 Agricultural Water Conservation Grants. (Cameron Turner) Board Agenda #10 Document

11. Consider authorizing the adoption of proposed new 31 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §353.32 related to the agency sick leave pool program and renaming 31 TAC Chapter 353 Subchapter B to broaden the scope of its subject matter. (Nathalie Antenor) Board Agenda #11 Document

12. 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.

13. 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 May 17, 2018. Other meetings may be scheduled and will be posted in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act.

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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