Agenda for TWDB Board Meeting - February 25, 2019 | Texas Water Development Board

Board Meeting Agendas

Date/Time:
February 25, 2019 at 9:30 AM
Location:
Stephen F. Austin Building, 1700 Congress Ave., Room 170, Austin, Texas
Resource:
Printable Board Agenda

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

2. Consider authorizing the Executive Administrator to execute a contract amendment to extend the term of the contract with Hilltop Securities Inc. by one year and increase the limit on total payments for services and expenses by $900,000. (Josh Traner) Board Agenda #02 Document

3. Consider approving by resolution the establishment of a new tax-exempt lending rate scale for the Texas Water Development Fund II Economically Distressed Areas Program Account. (Josh Traner) Board Agenda #03 Document

4. Consider approving by resolution the establishment of a new taxable lending rate scale for the Texas Water Development Fund II Economically Distressed Areas Program Account. (Josh Traner) Board Agenda #04 Document

5. Consider approving the revised Uniform Standards for use by the regional water planning groups in prioritizing projects in their regional water plans, as updated by the Uniform Standards Stakeholder Committee. (Temple McKinnon) Board Agenda #05 Document

6. Consider authorizing publication of adopted amendments to 31 Texas Administrative Code Chapters 371 and 375 related to financial assistance from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund and Clean Water State Revolving Fund. (Ashley Nwonuma) Board Agenda #06 Document

7. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Colorado City (Mitchell County) for $2,650,000 in financing from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for the planning, design, and construction of wastewater treatment plant improvements. (Lee Huntoon) Board Agenda #07 Document

8. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Paint Rock (Concho County) for $300,000 in principal forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for the planning, design, and construction of water system improvements. (Lee Huntoon) Board Agenda #08 Document

9. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Kosse (Limestone County) for $450,000 in financing from the Texas Water Development Fund for construction of a water system improvements project. (Caaren Skrobarczyk) Board Agenda #09 Document

10. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Nome (Jefferson County) for $485,500 in principal forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of a Hurricane Harvey disaster recovery project and a request for a waiver from the requirement to include funds to mitigate water loss as part of the project. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #10 Document

11. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Anahuac (Chambers County) for $325,000 in principal forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of a Hurricane Harvey recovery project. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #11 Document

12. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Wimberley to amend Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) Resolution No. 16-032 to change the constructed project components. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #12 Document

13. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Arlington (Tarrant County) for $5,151,695 in financial assistance consisting of $4,435,000 in financing and $716,695 in principal forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for construction of wastewater collection line improvements. (Luis Farias) Board Agenda #13 Document

14. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Garland (Dallas County) for $7,645,037 in financial assistance consisting of $6,670,000 in financing and $975,037 in principal forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for the replacement of water meters. (Luis Farias) Board Agenda #14 Document

15. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Grand Prairie (Dallas, Ellis, and Tarrant Counties) for $3,730,800 in financial assistance consisting of $3,180,000 in financing and $550,800 in principal forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for construction of wastewater collection system improvements. (Luis Farias) Board Agenda #15 Document

16. 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.

17. 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 March 5, 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.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS BOARD MEETING STARTS AT 9:00 A.M. AND WILL CONTINUE UNTIL 9:30 A.M. PLEASE REGISTER BETWEEN THESE TIMES. LATE REGISTRATION COULD RESULT IN YOUR MISSING THE OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT ON YOUR ITEM.

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