Agenda for TWDB Board Meeting - September 03, 2020 | Texas Water Development Board

Board Meeting Agendas

Date/Time:
September 03, 2020 at 9:30 AM
Location:
GoTo Webinar (https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3993437635959582992)
Resource:
Printable Board Agenda

1. 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. (Georgia Sanchez) Board Agenda #01 Document

2. Consider approving the FY2021 Debt Management Policy of the Texas Water Development Board. (Georgia Sanchez) Board Agenda #02 Document

3. Consider approving the FY2021 Underwriting Policies and Procedures for Negotiated Bond Transactions of the Texas Water Development Board. (Georgia Sanchez) Board Agenda #03 Document

4. Consider approving the FY2021 Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) Investment Policy and Strategies. (April Weiss) Board Agenda #04 Document

5. Consider approving Internal Audit’s FY2021 Audit Plan. (Nicole Campbell) Board Agenda #05 Document

6. Consider approving and presenting the 2020 Texas Rain Catcher Awards. (Shae Luther) Board Agenda #06 Document

7. Consider authorizing the Executive Administrator to negotiate and execute a contract in an amount not to exceed $2,085,169 (including $1,721,434 from the Texas Water Development Board) for continuation of the Water Resources Investigations data collection program with the U.S. Geological Survey in Fiscal Year 2021. (Dr. Mark Wentzel) Board Agenda #07 Document

8. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Brady (McCulloch County) for $4,130,000 in financial assistance from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for construction of wastewater system improvements. (Jeff Taylor) Board Agenda #08 Document

9. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Gordon (Palo Pinto County) for $901,323 in financial assistance consisting of $100,000 in financing and $801,323 in principal forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of a water system improvements project. (Tom Barnett) Board Agenda #09 Document

10. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Rosebud (Falls County) for $1,320,000 in financial assistance consisting of $1,020,000 in financing and $300,000 in principal forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of a wastewater system improvements project. (Tom Barnett) Board Agenda #10 Document

11. Consider amending by resolution the previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 19-035, as amended by Resolution No. 20-028, to modify the City of Nassau Bay’s Texas Water Development Fund closing schedule and project scope. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #11 Document

12. Consider amending by resolution the previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 10-110, to modify the Sunbelt Fresh Water Supply District’s Texas Water Development Fund project scope. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #12 Document

13. 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.

14. 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 October 1,, 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 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.

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