Agenda for TWDB Board Meeting - July 22, 2019 | Texas Water Development Board

Board Meeting Agendas

Date/Time:
July 22, 2019 at 9:30 AM
Location:
Stephen F. Austin Building, 1700 Congress Ave., Room 170 Austin, Texas
Resource:
Printable Board Agenda

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

2. Consider approving by resolution: (a) the issuance, sale and delivery of Texas Water Development Board bonds to support the State Water Implementation Fund For Texas program in one or more series; (b) the execution of an amendment to the Master Trust Indenture; (c) the execution of the Bond Indentures; (d) the execution of the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas Funds Transfer Agreement; (e) the Preliminary Official Statements; and (f) authorization for the Executive Administrator, Chief Financial Officer, Development Fund Manager, or any other authorized representative to act on behalf of the Texas Water Development Board in the sale and delivery of such bonds. (Georgia Sanchez) Board Agenda #02 Document

3. Consider authorizing the Executive Administrator to execute a contract with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Texas Department of State Health Services for the completion of public health nuisance determination surveys related to financial assistance through the Economically Distressed Areas Program. (Kimberly Rhodes) Board Agenda #03 Document

4. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Ector County Utility District (Ector County) for $45,765,000 in financial assistance from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design and construction of a water system improvements project. (Lee Huntoon) Board Agenda #04 Document

5. Considering amending by resolution the previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 16-071, as amended by Resolutions No. 17-073 and No. 18-084, to modify the City of Bryan’s (Brazos County) State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas annual loan closing schedule to extend the commitment. (Caaren Skrobarczyk) Board Agenda #05 Document

6. Consider amending by resolution the previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 19-027 to modify the City of Garland’s (Dallas County) pledge and level of security for repayment of its financial assistance. (Luis Farias) Board Agenda #06 Document

7. Consider amending by resolution the previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 15-086, to modify the City of Bedford’s (Tarrant County) State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas annual closing schedule. (Luis Farias) Board Agenda #07 Document

8. Consider amending by resolution the previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 17-075, to modify the City of Justin’s (Denton County) State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas annual closing schedule and to extend the commitment. (Luis Farias) Board Agenda #08 Document

9. Consider amending by resolution the previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 16-073 to modify the City of Keller’s (Tarrant County) State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas annual closing schedule and to extend the commitment. (Luis Farias) Board Agenda #09 Document

10. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Upper Trinity Regional Water District (Fannin, Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Grayson, and Wise Counties) to amend Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 15-089A to authorize a $45,500,000 increase in multi-year Board Participation financing from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas for acquisition of land for the proposed Lake Ralph Hall reservoir. (Luis Farias) Board Agenda #10 Document

11. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Fort Bend County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1 (Fort Bend County) for $1,745,000 in financing from the Texas Water Development Fund for construction of a water treatment plant. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #11 Document

12. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Nacogdoches County Municipal Utility District No. 1 (Nacogdoches County) for $1,010,000 in financial assistance from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of a wastewater system improvements project. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #12 Document

13. Consider amending by resolution previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolutions No. 17-079 and No. 17-086, to modify the Alliance Regional Water Authority’s (Hays, Caldwell, Guadalupe, Comal, Bexar Counties) State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas annual loan closing schedule and to shift its commitment of funds from Board Participation to Low-Interest financing. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #13 Document

14. Consider amending by resolution previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolutions No. 18-093 and No. 18-094 to modify the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority’s (Guadalupe, Comal, Hays, Caldwell Counties) State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas annual loan closing schedules. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #14 Document

15. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Alice (Jim Wells County) for: 1) $5,499,000 in financial assistance consisting of $2,995,000 in financing, $1,025,000 in zero interest financing, and $1,479,000 in principal forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for the planning, design, and construction of a supplemental water source project; and 2) a waiver of the requirement to include funds to mitigate water loss as part of this project. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #15 Document

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

17. 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.

18. 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 August 13, 2019. 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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