Board Meeting Agendas

Date/Time:
August 14, 2018 at 9:30 AM
Location:
William B. Travis Building 1701 Congress, Room 111 Austin, Texas
Resource:
View Board Meeting Video | Printable Board Agenda

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

2. Consider approving the FY2018 Third Quarter Contract Amendment and ContractMonitoring Report. (Lisa Farrell) Board Agenda #02 Document

3. Consider approving the Agency FY 2020-2021 Legislative Appropriations Request(LAR). (Chris Hayden) Board Agenda #03 Document

4. Consider approving the State Fiscal Year 2019 Clean Water State Revolving FundIntended Use Plan. (Mark Wyatt) Board Agenda #04 Document

5. Consider approving the State Fiscal Year 2019 Drinking Water State Revolving FundIntended Use Plan. (Mark Wyatt) Board Agenda #05 Document

6. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Harris County Municipal UtilityDistrict No. 50 (Harris County) for $2,770,000 in financing from the Clean WaterState Revolving Fund for design and construction of sanitary sewer systemimprovements. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #06 Document

7. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Ingleside (San PatricioCounty) for $22,000,000 in financing from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund forplanning, acquisition, design, and construction of a new wastewater treatment plant.(Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #07 Document

8. Consider approving Internal Audit's Fiscal Year 2019 Audit Plan. (Nicky Carter) Board Agenda #08 Document

9. Consider authorizing the Executive Administrator to: (a) publish requests forqualifications in the Texas Register for two groundwater availability modelingprojects for a total amount not to exceed $1,440,000; (b) negotiate and executecontracts based on the statement of qualifications for each project; and (c) transferup to $1,440,000 from the Water Assistance Fund to the Research and PlanningFund. (Cindy Ridgeway) Board Agenda #09 Document

10. Consider authorizing the Executive Administrator to negotiate and execute acontract in an amount not to exceed $2,161,969 for continuation of the WaterResources Investigations data colletion project with the U.S. Geological Survey inFiscal Year 2019. (Dr. Mark Wentzel) Board Agenda #10 Document

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

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 Section 2001.061.

13. The Board may adjourn into Executive Session and conduct a closed meeting to consider any item on this agenda if a matter is raised that is appropriate for the Board to conduct a private consultation with its attorney on a matter in which the duty of the attorney to the governmental body under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of Texas clearly conflicts with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code. The Board may also conduct a closed meeting to receive legal advice and discuss pending or contemplated litigation, settlement offers, 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 6, 2018. 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.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS BOARD MEETING STARTS AT 9:00 A.M. AND WILL CONTINUE UNTIL 9:30 A.M. PLEASE REGISTER BETWEEN THESE TIMES. LATE REGISTRATION COULD RESULT IN YOUR MISSING THE OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT ON YOUR ITEM.

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