Board Meeting Agendas

Date/Time:
December 13, 2018 at 9:30 AM
Location:
State Capitol, 1100 Congress Ave., Room E1.012, Austin, Texas
Resource:
View Board Meeting Video | Printable Board Agenda

1. Discussion regarding outreach efforts and activities by the Board.

2. Consider approving the 86th Session Legislative Priorities report. (Kathleen Ligon) Board Agenda #02 Document

3. Briefing and discussion on the 2018 State Flood Assessment. (Mindy Conyers) Board Agenda #03 Document

4. Briefing and discussion on the preliminary, proposed structure and timeline for the 2019 prioritization cycle of the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas. (Tom Entsminger)

5. Consider approving by resolution: (a) the issuance, sale and delivery of State of Texas Water Financial Assistance Bonds (Economically Distressed Areas Program) in one or more series; (b) the Preliminary Official Statement; (c) the Notice of Sale and Bidding Instructions; and (d) authorization for the Executive Administrator, General Counsel, Chief Financial Officer, or Development Fund Manager to act on behalf of the Texas Water Development Board in the sale and delivery of such bonds. (Georgia Sanchez) Board Agenda #05 Document

6. Consider amending the 2017 State Water Plan to incorporate an amendment to the 2016 Region L Regional Water Plan relating to a new recommended water management strategy project for the San Antonio Water System. (Sarah Backhouse) Board Agenda #06 Document

7. Consider authorizing the publication of proposed amendments to 31 Texas Administrative Code Chapters 371 and 375 related to financial assistance from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund and the Clean Water State Revolving Fund. (Ashley Nwonuma) Board Agenda #07 Document

8. Consider approving material changes to contracts for goods and services executed during the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2018 and the contract and performance report for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2018. (David Carter) Board Agenda #08 Document

9. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Arlington (Tarrant County) for $79,500,000 in financing from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of water treatmment plant improvements. (Luis Farias) Board Agenda #09 Document

10. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Beaver Creek Water Control and Improvement District #1 (Burleson County) for $6,345,000 in grant from the Economically Distressed Areas Program for construction of a new water system project. (Caaren Skrobarczyk) Board Agenda #10 Document

11. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Moffat Water Supply Corporation (Bell County) for $3,300,000 in financing from the Texas Water Development Fund for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of a water system improvements project. (Caaren Skrobarczyk) Board Agenda #11 Document

12. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Bevil Oaks (Jefferson County) for $500,000 in principal forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of a Hurricane Harvey disaster recovery project. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #12 Document

13. Consider approving by resolution a request from Hardin County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 (Hardin County) for $438,000 in principal forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of a Hurricane Harvey disaster recovery project. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #13 Document

14. Consider approving by resolution a request from Kerr County (Kerr County) for $13,375,000 in financial assistance consisting of $2,105,000 in financing and $11,270,000 in grant from the Economically Distressed Areas Program for construction of a wastewater collection system to provide first-time wastewater service to Center Point and surrounding areas in eastern Kerr County. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #14 Document

15. Consider approving by resolution a request from the North Alamo Water Supply Corporation (Hidalgo County) for $15,854,000 in financial assistance consisting of up to $13,375,000 from the Economically Distressed Areas Program with the remaining funding from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund, for construction of a wastewater collection and treatment system to provide first-time wastewater service to ten unincorporated subdivisions north of the City of Weslaco. (Mireya Loewe)

16. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District (Armstrong, Carson, Donley, Gray, Hutchinson, Potter, Roberts and Wheeler Counties) for $1,000,000 in financial assistance from the Agriculture Water Conservation Loan Program for an agriculture water conservation equipment loan program. (Laura Jarzombek) Board Agenda #16 Document

17. Consider approving by resolutions a request from the City of Brady (McCulloch County) for $28,905,000 in financial assistance consisting of a $13,375,000 grant from the Economically Distressed Areas Program and $10,830,000 in financing and $4,700,000 in principal forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for construction of a water system improvement project. (Laura Jarzombek) Board Agenda #17 Document

18. Consider approving by resolution a request from the El Paso Water Utilities Public Service Board acting on behalf of the City of El Paso (El Paso County) for $12,865,000 in funding consisting of $11,450,000 in grant and $1,415,000 in financing from the Economically Distressed Areas Program for construction of a first-time wastewater service project in the Montana Vista area. (Laura Jarzombek) Board Agenda #18 Document

19. Consider approving by resolutions a request from the City of Shallowater (Lubbock County) for: a) $2,500,000 in financial assistance consisting of $1,100,000 in financing and $500,000 in principal forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund and $900,000 in financing from the Texas Water Development Fund for the construction of water system improvements; and b) for a waiver from the requirement to include funds to mitigate water loss as a part of this project. (Laura Jarzombek) Board Agenda #19 Document

20. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Whiteface (Cochran County) for $450,000 in financing from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of water system improvements. (Laura Jarzombek) Board Agenda #20 Document

21. Consider approving by resolution a request from the East Rio Hondo Water Supply Corporation for a partial release of lien on property owned by the Corporation. (Joe Reynolds) Board Agenda #21 Document

22. 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.

23. 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 also 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 next currently scheduled meeting of the Texas Water Development Board will be January 10, 2019. 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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