Board Meeting Agendas
- November 19, 2020 at 9:30 AM
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1. Consider authorizing the Executive Administrator to execute a contract amendment with Wells Fargo Brokerage Services, LLC (Wells Fargo) to increase the FY20 budget by $20,000; and, to adopt an FY21 budget in the amount of $350,000. (LeeRoy Lopez) Board Agenda #01 Document
2. Consider approving by resolution the publication of proposed rule changes to 31 TAC 363, 375, and 371 in the Texas Register. (Kendal Kowal) Board Agenda #02 Document
3. Consider authorizing (a) publishing Request for Applications for Regional Flood Planning Grants and (b) the TWDB Executive Administrator to negotiate and execute flood planning grant contracts with the planning group sponsors for an amount not to exceed $19,500,000 to commence the first cycle (2020-2023) of regional flood planning. (Reem Zoun) Board Agenda #03 Document
4. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on behalf of Gober Municipal Utility District (Fannin County) for $830,000 in financing from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for planning, acquisition, design and construction of water system improvements. (Joe Koen) Board Agenda #04 Document
5. 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.
6. 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 December 3, 2020. Other meetings may be scheduled and will be posted in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act.
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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.