Board Meeting Agendas

Date/Time:
July 22, 2021 at 9:30 AM
Location:
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Resource:
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1. Consider approving the selection of financial advisor, bond counsel, disclosure counsel, and senior and co-managing underwriters for the Texas Water Development Board State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas bond sale. (Georgia Sanchez) Board Agenda #01 Document

2. Consider approving by resolution: (a) the issuance, sale and delivery of Texas Water Development Board bonds to support the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas program in one or more series; (b) the execution of the Bond Indenture; (c) the execution of the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas Funds Transfer Agreement; (d)the Preliminary Official Statement; and (e) authorization for the Executive Administrator, 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. Consider approving by resolution: (a) the issuance, sale and delivery of State of Texas, General Obligation Water Financial Assistance and Refunding Bonds, Series 2021A, Series 2021B, and Series 2021C (Economically Distressed Areas Program); (b) a Preliminary Official Statement; and (c) authorization for the Executive Administrator, General Counsel, Chief Financial Officer, and 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 #03 Document

4. Consider authorizing the publication of the proposed repeal of current 31 Texas Administrative Code Chapter 370, relating to the Colonia Plumbing Loan Program. (Glenna Bowman) Board Agenda #04 Document

5. Consider approving selected applications and authorizing the Executive Administrator to negotiate and execute contracts for grant funding from the 2020 Flood Infrastructure Fund cycle in an amount not to exceed $3,247,875 for watershed flood protection planning projects and authorizing the transfer of $3,247,875 from the Flood Infrastructure Fund to the Research and Planning Fund as authorized by Texas Water Code Section 15.534(a)(8). (Reem Zoun) Board Agenda #05 Document

6. Approve by resolution a request from the City of Mexia (Limestone County) for $1,700,000 in financial assistance consisting of $833,000 in financing and $867,000 in grant from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of a flood management project. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #06 Document

7. Approve by resolution a request from the Brushy Creek Regional Utility Authority (Travis and Williamson counties) for $194,400,000 in multi-year financing from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas for construction of a water treatment and distribution project. (Tom Barnett) Board Agenda #07 Document

8. Approve by resolution a request from the City of Vernon (Wilbarger County) for $12,000,000 in financing from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas for planning, acquisition, design, and construction of a water system improvements project. (Tom Barnett) Board Agenda #08 Document

9. Amend by resolution the previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 17-075, as amended by Resolution No. 20-062, to modify the City of Justin’s (Denton County) State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas annual loan closing schedule and to extend a portion of the commitment. (Joe Koen) Board Agenda #09 Document

10. Amend by resolution the previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 16-073, as amended by Resolution No. 20-063, to modify the City of Keller’s (Tarrant County) State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas annual loan closing schedule and extend the commitment period. (Joe Koen) Board Agenda #10 Document

11. Consider approving by resolution a request from the Upper Trinity Regional Water District (Denton County) for $29,115,000 in multi-year Board Participation financing from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas for a water transmission pipeline project. (Joe Koen) Board Agenda #11 Document

12. Approve by resolution a request from the City of White Settlement (Tarrant County) for $675,000 in financing from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas for planning, design, and construction of an enhanced water loss control and conservation program. (Joe Koen) Board Agenda #12 Document

13. Amend by resolution the previously adopted Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) Resolution No. 15-080, as amended by Resolution Nos. 16-106 and 18-090, to modify the North Fort Bend Water Authority’s multi-year commitment closing schedule. (Jessica Taylor) Board Agenda #13 Document

14. Amend by resolution the previously adopted Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) Resolution No. 15-079, as amended by Resolution Nos. 17-082, 18-062 and 18-092, to modify the West Harris County Regional Water Authority’s multi-year commitment closing schedule. (Jessica Taylor) Board Agenda #14 Document

15. Amend by resolution previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolutions No. 17-079 and No. 17-086, as amended by No. 19-077 and further amended by No. 20-067 to modify the Alliance Regional Water Authority’s (Hays, Caldwell, Guadalupe, Comal, Bexar Counties) State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas annual loan closing schedule and extend the commitment period. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #15 Document

16. Amend by resolution previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolution No. 20-068, to modify the City of Corpus Christi’s (Nueces County) State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas annual loan closing schedule and extend the commitment period. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #16 Document

17. Amend by resolution previously adopted Texas Water Development Board Resolutions No. 18-093 and 18-094, as amended by Resolutions No. 19-078 and 20-066 to modify the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority’s (Guadalupe, Comal, Hays, Caldwell Counties) State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas existing commitments to transfer $22,520,000 from Board Participation to Low-Interest financing. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #17 Document

18. Approve by resolution a request from the City of McAllen (Hidalgo County) for $18,000,000 in financing from the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas for construction of water system improvements. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #18 Document

19. Approve by resolution a request from the City of Lubbock (Lubbock County) for $10,445,000 in financing from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for construction of a pump station project. (Jesse Milonovich) Board Agenda #19 Document

20. 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.

21. 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 19, 2021. Other meetings may be scheduled and will be posted in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act.

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