Board Meeting Agendas

Date/Time:
February 27, 2020 at 9:30 AM
Location:
Stephen F. Austin Building, 1700 N. Congress, Room 170, Austin, Texas
Resource:
View Board Meeting Video | Printable Board Agenda

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

2.Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Rockdale (Milam County) for $11,225,000 in financial assistance consisting of $10,825,000 in financing and $400,000 in principal forgiveness from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of wastewater treatment plant improvements. (Lina Linehan) Board Agenda #02 Document

3.Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Rockdale (Milam County) for $16,215,000 in financial assistance consisting of $15,715,000 in financing and $500,000 in principal forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of water system improvements. (Lina Linehan) Board Agenda #03 Document

4.Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Carbon (Eastland County) for $754,600 in principal forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of a water system improvements project. (Lina Linehan) Board Agenda #04 Document

5.Consider approving by resolution a request from the North Texas Municipal Water District (Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Fannin, Hunt, Kaufman, Rains, and Rockwall counties) for $458,920,000 in financing from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for design, acquisition, and construction of a new wastewater treatment plant. (Joe Koen) Board Agenda #05 Document

6.Consider approving by resolution, a request from the City of Fort Worth (Tarrant County, Denton County, Parker County, Wise County) to amend Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 20-003, to reflect a change to Condition No. 37 relating to the required reserve fund. (Joe Koen) Board Agenda #06 Document

7.Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Ivanhoe (Tyler County) for $215,000 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 #07 Document

8.Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Alton (Hidalgo County) for $8,500,000 in financial assistance from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of a drainage improvements project. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #08 Document

9.Consider approving by resolution an amendment to TWDB Resolution No. 19-110 approving a commitment to the City of Cotulla, Texas from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund. (Alexis Lorick) Board Agenda #09 Document

10. 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.

11. 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 12, 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 Cheryl Arredondo at (512) 463-7686 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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