Board Meeting Agendas

Date/Time:
February 25, 2021 at 9:30 AM
Location:
GoTo Webinar
Resource:
Printable Board Agenda

If you are a visitor for this meeting and wish to address the Board, please fill out the online registration form and send it to Cheryl.arredondo@twdb.texas.gov no later than 8:00 a.m. on February 25, 2021.

1. Consider approving material changes to contracts for goods and services executed during the first quarter of fiscal year 2021; and the contract and performance report for the first quarter of fiscal year 2021. (Jared Basurto) Board Agenda #01 Document

2. Consider confirming the existing boundaries of the 16 regional water planning areas without change. (Sarah Backhouse) Board Agenda #02 Document

3. Approve by resolution a request from the City of Brownsville (Cameron County) for $9,100,000 in financial assistance consisting of $5,005,000 in financing and $4,095,000 in grant from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for planning, design, and construction of a flood improvement project. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #03 Document

4. Approve by resolution a request from the City of Brownsville (Cameron County) for $4,000,000 in financial assistance consisting of $2,560,000 in financing and $1,440,000 in grant from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for planning, design, and construction of a flood improvement project. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #04 Document

5. Approve by resolution a request from the City of Jourdanton (Atascosa County) for $1,503,954 in financial assistance consisting of $1,203,000 in financing and $300,954 in grant from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for planning, design, and construction of a drainage project. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #05 Document

6. Approve by resolution a request from the City of Junction (Kimble County) for $906,000 in financial assistance consisting of $453,000 in financing and $453,000 in grant from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for planning, design, and construction of a raw water intake infiltration system project. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #06 Document

7. Approve by resolution a request from the City of Junction (Kimble County) for $4,120,000 in financial assistance consisting of $2,060,000 in financing and $2,060,000 in grant from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for planning, design and construction of a dam repairs and mitigation project. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #07 Document

8. Approve by resolution a request from the Nueces County Drainage and Conservation District No. 2 (Nueces County) for $809,600 in financial assistance consisting of $437,000 in financing and $372,600 in grant from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for planning, design, and construction of a drainage improvement project. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #08 Document

9. Approve by resolution a request from the Nueces County Drainage and Conservation District No. 2 (Nueces County) for $2,453,716 in financial assistance consisting of $1,325,000 in financing and $1,128,716 in grant from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for planning, design, and construction of a drainage improvements project. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #09 Document

10. Approve by resolution a request from the Nueces County Drainage and Conservation District No. 2 (Nueces County) for $1,311,320 in financial assistance consisting of $839,000 in financing and $472,320 in grant from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of a drainage improvements project. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #10 Document

11. Approve by resolution a request from the Brookeland Fresh Water Supply District (Jasper, Newton, and Sabine Counties) for $2,345,000 in financing from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of wastewater system improvements. (Jeff Taylor) Board Agenda #11 Document

12. Approve by resolution a request from the Orange County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2, (Orange County) for $2,000,000 in financing from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of a wastewater treatment plant rehabilitation project. (Jeff Taylor) Board Agenda #12 Document

13. Approve by resolution a request from the Orange County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2, (Orange County) for $3,980,000 in financing from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) for planning, design, and construction of a water distribution system rehabilitation project. (Jeff Taylor) Board Agenda #13 Document

14. Approve by resolution a request from the City of Pflugerville (Travis County) for $165,665,000 in multi-year financing from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of a wastewater system improvements project. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #14 Document

15. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Del Rio (Val Verde County) to amend Texas Water Development Board Resolution Nos. 19-013, 19-014, and 19-015 to extend the expiration dates for the 2021 series to May 2021. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #15 Document

16. Approve by resolution a request from the City of Bay City (Matagorda County) for $38,000,000 in multi-year financing from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of a wastewater system improvement project. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #16 Document

17. Approve by resolution a request from the City of Bay City (Matagorda County) for $21,300,000 in multi-year financing from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of a water system expansion project. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #17 Document

18. Executive Administrator will present recognition to staff. (Jeff Walker)

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 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 March 10, 2021. 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.

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