Board Meeting Agendas

Date/Time:
April 09, 2020 at 9:30 AM
Location:
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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 State Revolving Fund Revenue Bonds, in one or more series; (b) a Preliminary Official Statement; and (c) 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 multiple series of such bonds. (Georgia Sanchez) Board Agenda #02 Document

3. Consider authorizing publication of proposed additions to 31 Texas Administrative Code Chapter 353, relating to Geographic Information Systems. (Kaye Schultz) Board Agenda #03 Document

4. Consider approving the 2020 State Water Implementation Fund for Texas program prioritization list, amount of funds available by category, and terms of subsidy. (Kimberly Rhodes) Board Agenda #04 Document

5. Consider designating the proposed Flood Planning Region boundaries to implement new flood planning requirements of Senate Bill 8. (Reem Zoun) Board Agenda #05 Document

6. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Rockdale to amend TWDB Resolution No. 20-015, approving a commitment to the City of Rockdale, Texas from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund. (Clay Schultz) Board Agenda #06 Document

7. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Alto (Cherokee County) for $2,2000,000 in financing from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of a wastewater system improvements project. (Jeff Taylor) Board Agenda #07 Document

8. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Rotan (Fisher County) for $5,202,068 in financial assistance consisting of $2,275,000 in financing and $2,927,068 in principal forgiveness from the from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of water system improvements. (Jeff Taylor) Board Agenda #08 Document

9. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Troup (Smith County and Cherokee County) for $1,140,000 in financial assistance consisting of $840,000 in zero interest financing and $300,000 in principal forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of a wastewater plant rehabilitation project. (Jeff Taylor) Board Agenda #09 Document

10. Consider approving by resolution a request from Westwood Shores Municipal Utility District (Trinity County) for $1,830,197 in financial assistance consisting of $1,560,000 in financing and $270,197 in principal forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of a wastewater treatment plant improvement project. (Jeff Taylor) Board Agenda #10 Document

11. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Cedar Bayou Park Utility District (Harris County) for $1,340,000 in financial assistance, consisting of $840,000 in financing and $500,000 in principal forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for design and construction of a Hurricane Harvey disaster recovery project. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #11 Document

12. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Newton (Newton County) for $2,195,000 in financial assistance from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to finance planning, acquisition, design, and construction of a water system improvements project, and for a waiver from the requirement to include funds to mitigate water loss as part of this project. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #12 Document

13. Consider amending by resolution the previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolution Nos. 18-091 to delegate to the Executive Administrator the authority to approve future movement of funds among the North Harris County Water Authorityís State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas project numbers 51004, 51009, 51021, and 51023. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #13 Document

14. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Village of Surfside Beach (Brazoria County) for $1,800,000 in financing from the Texas Water Development Fund for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of water system improvements. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #14 Document

15. Approve by resolution a request from the Creedmoor-Maha Water Supply Corporation (Bastrop, Guadalupe, Hays, and Travis Counties) to amend Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 18-119, as amended by 19-032, to extend the expiration period for the Corporationís Drinking Water State Revolving Fund commitment. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #15 Document

16. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Blanco (Kerr County) for $3,400,000 in financing from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for construction of a water systems improvement project. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #16 Document

17. Approve by resolution a request from the City of Dripping Springs (Hays County) to amend Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 19-039 to extend the expiration period for the Cityís Clean Water State Revolving Fund commitment. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #17 Document

18. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Kerrville (Kerr County) for $500,000 in principal forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for construction of a disaster recovery project. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #18 Document

19. 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.

20. 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 Boardís 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 May 21, 2020. 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 Cheryl Arredondo at (512) 463-7686 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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