Agenda for TWDB Board Meeting - October 03, 2019 | Texas Water Development Board

Board Meeting Agendas

Date/Time:
October 03, 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 delegation to the Executive Administrator and Development Fund Manager the authority to utilize prepayments and other lawfully available funds to pay, redeem, and defease General Obligation Bonds. (David Duran) Board Agenda #02 Document

3. Fiscal Year 2019 Prepayment and Bond Redemption Report. (David Duran) Board Agenda #03 Document

4. Consider approving by resolution the establishment of the lending rate scales for the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas (SWIRFT) financing structures to be effective October 3, 2019. (David Duran) Board Agenda #04 Document

5. Consider approving the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) Investment Policy and Strategies. (April Weiss) Board Agenda #05 Document

6. Consider approving material changes to contracts for goods and services executed during the third and fourth quarters of Fiscal Year 2019; and the contract and performance report for the third and fourth quarter of Fiscal Year 2019. (Angela Wallace) Board Agenda #06 Document

7. Consider approving an amendment to the original Data Center Services contract to extend the contract end date to August 31, 2021 and identify the maximum cost for the FY2020-21 biennium at $2,520,655.00. (Dustin Roberts) Board Agenda #07 Document

8. Consider approving for publication in the Texas Register, a rulemaking related to the Memoranda of Understanding between the TWDB and the Texas Division of Emergency Management. (Annette Mass) Board Agenda #08 Document

9. Consider authorizing the Executive Administrator to negotiate and execute contracts as approved and directed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in a total amount not to exceed $36,798,460.93 for subgrants from the Flood Mitigation Assistance grant program upon notification of award. (K. Hopkins) Board Agenda #09 Document

10. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Childress (Childress County) for $1,269,999 in financial assistance consisting of $895,000 in financing and $374,999 in principal forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for the design, and construction of wastewater treatment facility improvements. (Lee Huntoon) Board Agenda #10 Document

11. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of San Angelo (Tom Green County) for $65,750,000 in financing from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for the planning, design, and construction of a water system improvement project. (Lee Huntoon) Board Agenda #11 Document

12. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Marlin (Falls County) for $4,245,000 in financial assistance, consisting of $3,055,000 in zero interest financing and $1,190,000 in principal forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of a drainage system improvement project. (Caaren Skrobarczyk) Board Agenda #12 Document

13. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Marlin (Falls County) for $6,330,000 in financial assistance, consisting of $2,330,000 in zero interest financing and $4,000,000 in principal forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of a water system improvement project. (Caaren Skrobarczyk) Board Agenda #13 Document

14. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Austin (Travis, Williamson, Hays Counties) for $53,000,000 in financing from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for construction of wastewater treatment plants improvements. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #14 Document

15. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Austin (Travis, Williamson, Hays Counties) for $67,830,000 in financing from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for construction of water system improvements, and for a waiver from the requirement to include funds to mitigate water loss as a part of this project. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #15 Document

16. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Conroe (Montgomery County) for $500,000 in principal forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for construction of a Hurricane Harvey disaster recovery project. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #16 Document

17. Consider denying the appeal filed by the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District regarding the determination by the Executive Administrator that the Groundwater Management Plan submitted by the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District is not administratively complete. (Larry French and Kendal Kowal) Board Agenda #17 Document

18. 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.

19. 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 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 Board may conduct a closed meeting to consider and discuss financial matters related to the investment or potential investment of the Board’s funds, as permitted by Section 6.0601(a) of the Texas Water Code. The Board may also meet in open meeting to take action on a financial matter discussed in the closed meeting as required by Section 6.0601(b) of the Texas Water Code.

The next currently scheduled meeting of the Texas Water Development Board will be November 14, 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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