Board Meeting Agendas

Date/Time:
July 23, 2020 at 9:30 AM
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1. Consider amending contract 1900012316 with Northbridge Environmental Management Consultants to allow for continued report development for the Texas Water Information System Expansion application for an amount not to exceed $90,000. (Patricia Avitia) Board Agenda #01 Document

2. Consider approving by resolution: (a) the issuance, sale and delivery of Texas Water Development Board State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas Revenue Bonds in one or more series; (b) the execution of the Bond Indentures; (c) the execution of State Water Implementation Fund for Texas Funds Transfer Agreement; (d) the Preliminary Official Statement; and (e) authorization for the Executive Administrator, General Counsel Chief Financial Officer, Development Fund Manager, or any other authorized representative to act on behalf of the Texas Water Development Board in the sale and delivery of such bonds. (Georgia Sanchez) Board Agenda #02 Document

3. Considering amending by resolution the previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 16-071, as amended by Resolutions No. 17-073, No. 18-084, and No. 19-069, to modify the City of Bryan's (Brazos County) State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas annual loan closing schedule to extend the commitment period. (Tom Barnett) Board Agenda #03 Document

4. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Roby (Fisher County) for $550,000 in financial assistance consisting of $250,000 in financing and $300,000 in principal forgiveness from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for planning, design, and construction of a water system improvements project. (Tom Barnett) Board Agenda #04 Document

5. Consider amending by resolution the previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 17-075, to modify the City of Justin's (Denton County) State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas annual closing schedule and to extend the commitment. (Joe Koen) Board Agenda #05 Document

6. Consider amending by resolution, the previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 16-073, as amended by Resolution No. 19-073, to modify the City of Keller's (Tarrant County) State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas annual closing schedule and to extend the commitment. (Joe Koen) Board Agenda #06 Document

7. Consider approving by resolution from the Upper Trinity Regional Water District (Fannin, Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Grayson, and Wise Counties) to amend Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 15-089A to authorize a $398,000,000 increase in multi-year Board Participation financing and $15,000,000 Deferred Interest financing from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas for planning and design of the Lake Ralph Hall Reservoir. (Joe Koen) Board Agenda #07 Document

8. Approve by resolution a request from the North Texas Municipal Water District (Collin, Dallas, Denton, Fannin, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties) for $75,470,000 in multi-year financing from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for design, acquisition, and construction of a wastewater treatment plant expansion. (Joe Koen) Board Agenda #08 Document

9. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Gulf Coast Water Authority (Galveston County) for $46,750,000 in financing from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas for acquisition and construction of a water line project. (Nancy Richards)

10. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Houston (Harris County) to amend Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 15-076, as amended by TWDB Resolution Nos. 15-130, 16-080, 17-084 and 18-089, to authorize a $38,000,000 increase in financial assistance from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas for costs related to the Second Source Transmission Line project; and 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 Guadalupe Blanco River Authority (Guadalupe, Comal, Hays, Caldwell counties) to amend Texas Water Development Board Resolutions No. 18-093 and 18-094, as amended by Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 19-078, to a) authorize a $31,185,000 increase in multi-year financing and $15,915,000 in Board Participation from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas for a water system expansion project; and b) to modify the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority’s existing commitments to transfer $24,790,000 from Board Participation to Low-Interest financing. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #11 Document

12. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Alliance Regional Water Authority (Hays, Caldwell, Guadalupe, Comal, Bexar counties) to amend Texas Water Development Board Resolution 19-077 to authorize a $65,000,000 increase in multi-year Low- Interest financing from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas for a water system expansion project. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #12 Document

13. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Corpus Christi (Nueces County) for $222,475,000 in multi-year financing from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of a seawater desalination plant. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #13 Document

14. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Los Fresnos (Cameron County) for $1,600,000 in financing from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for construction of a wastewater system improvements project. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #14 Document

15. Consider approving by resolution a request from the City of Los Fresnos (Cameron County) for $3,625,000 in financing from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for construction of a water system improvements project. (Mireya Loewe) 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 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 August 5, 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.

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