Board Meeting Agendas

Date/Time:
November 05, 2020 at 9:30 AM
Location:
GoTo Webinar (https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6786098215818008335)
Resource:
Printable Board Agenda

1. Consider allocating funds for Fiscal Year 2021 Agricultural Water Conservation Grant projects in an amount not to exceed $1,200,000 from the Agricultural Water Conservation Fund and authorizing the Executive Administrator to publish a Request for Applications in the Texas Register. (Cameron Turner) Board Agenda #01 Document

2. Consider authorizing the Executive Administrator to approve the rate schedule for the Hydrographic Survey Program. (Nathan Leber) Board Agenda #02 Document

3. Consider approving the State Fiscal Year 2021 Clean Water State Revolving Fund Intended Use Plan. (Tom Entsminger) Board Agenda #03 Document

4. Consider approving the State Fiscal Year 2021 Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Intended Use Plan. (Tom Entsminger) Board Agenda #04 Document

5. Consider authorizing the Executive Administrator to execute the State Fiscal Year 2021 Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Set-Aside Contract between the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. (Mark Wyatt) Board Agenda #05 Document

6. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Town of Ransom Canyon (Lubbock County) for $4,835,000 in financial assistance from the Texas Water Development Fund for planning, design, and construction of water and wastewater system improvements. (Jeff Taylor) Board Agenda #06 Document

7. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Bluff Dale Water Supply Corporation (Erath County) for $152,000 in financing from the Texas Water Development Fund for refinancing of existing debt for water system improvements. (Tom Barnett) Board Agenda #07 Document

8. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Bluff Dale Water Supply Corporation (Erath County) for $490,000 in financing from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of a water system improvements project. (Tom Barnett) Board Agenda #08 Document

9. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Madisonville (Madison County) for $3,965,000 in financing from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of wastewater system improvements. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #09 Document

10. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Port O’Connor Improvement District (Calhoun County) for $6,000,000 in financing from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of a water system expansion project. (Dain Larsen) 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 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 19, 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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