Board Meeting Agendas

Date/Time:
May 06, 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 May 6, 2021.

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

2.Consider authorizing the Executive Administrator to negotiate and execute contracts for Fiscal Year 2021 Agricultural Water Conservation Grants. (Kyla Peterson) Board Agenda #02 Document

3.Consider adopting amendments to 31 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Chapter 355 relating to Regional Water Planning Grants and 31 TAC Chapter 357.21 relating to Regional Water Planning Notice and Public Participation. (Sarah Backhouse) Board Agenda #03 Document

4.Approve by resolution a request from the City of Alton (Hidalgo County) for $8,500,000 in financial assistance consisting of $5,525,000 in financing and $2,975,000 in grant from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of a drainage project. (Henry Foust) Board Agenda #04 Document

5.Approve by resolution a request from the City of Cameron (Milam County) for $15,000,000 in financial assistance consisting of $11,250,000 in financing and $3,750,00 in grant from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of a water infrastructure project. (Henry Foust) Board Agenda #05 Document

6.Approve by resolution a request from the City of Houston (Harris County) for $10,100,000 in financing from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for construction of a drainage project.(Henry Foust) Board Agenda #06 Document

7.Approve by resolution a request from the City of Houston (Harris County) for $12,261,570 in financial assistance consisting of $8,583,000 in financing and $3,678,570 in grant from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for the construction of a drainage project. (Henry Foust) Board Agenda #07 Document

8.Approve by resolution a request from the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 67 (District) for $11,300,000 in financial assistance consisting of $10,170,000 in financing and $1,130,000 in grant from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of flood mitigation pond and drainage improvement project.(Shubham Aggarwal) Board Agenda #08 Document

9.Approve by resolution a request from the City of Sugar Land for $16,500,000 in financing from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for the planning, design, and construction of a drainage improvement project. (Sara Sopczynski) Board Agenda #09 Document

10. Approve by resolution a request from the Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District No. 19 (Fort Bend County) for $15,800,000 in financing from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for planning, design, and construction of a flood management project (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #10 Document

11. Approve by resolution a request from the Willacy County for $1,690,300 in financial assistance consisting of $727,000 in financing and $963,300 in grant from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for planning, design, and construction of a drainage improvement and detention pond project. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #11 Document

12. Approve by resolution a request from the Willacy County for $87,238 in financial assistance consisting of $31,000 in financing and $56,238 in grant from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for planning, design, and construction of a drainage improvement project. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #12 Document

13. Approve by resolution a request from the Willacy County for $268,777 in financial assistance consisting of $121,000 in financing and $147,777 in grant from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of a drainage improvement project. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #13 Document

14. Approve by resolution a request from the Willacy County for $889,350 in financial assistance consisting of $427,000 in financing and $462,350 in grant from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of a drainage improvement project. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #14 Document

15. Approve by resolution a request from the Willacy County for $564,498 in financial assistance consisting of $271,000 in financing and $293,498 in grant from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of a storm water drainage improvement project. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #15 Document

16. Approve by resolution a request from the Willacy County for $1,468,578 in financial assistance consisting of $588,000 in financing and $880,578 grant from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of a drainage improvement and detention pond project. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #16 Document

17. Approve by resolution a request from the Willacy County for $4,911,456 in financial assistance consisting of $1,965,000 in financing and $2,946,456 in grant from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of a drainage improvement and a detention pond project. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #17 Document

18. 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.

19. 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 May 20, 2021. 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.

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