Board Meeting Agendas
1.Approve by resolution the establishment of new tax-exempt and taxable lending rate scales for the Texas Water Development Fund II Water Financial Assistance Account to be effective September 23, 2021. (Alejandro Imatzu) Board Agenda #01 Document
2.Consider authorizing the Executive Administrator to negotiate and execute a contract with the U.S. Geological Survey in an amount not to exceed $797,366 (including $472,366 from the Texas Water Development Board) for coastal monitoring in Fiscal Years 2022 and 2023 and to negotiate a contract with the Texas General Land Office to receive up to $175,000 to add to this project. (Caimee Schoenbaechler) Board Agenda #02 Document
3.Consider authorizing the Executive Administrator to negotiate and execute regional flood planning grant contract amendments with the planning group sponsors to increase funding by an amount not to exceed $10 million and to extend the contract period to enhance the first cycle (2020-2023) of regional flood plans. (Reem Zoun) Board Agenda #03 Document
4.Amend by resolution previously adopted Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) Resolutions No. 18-119, as amended by TWDB Resolutions 19-032 and 20-041, to modify the Creedmoor-Maha Water Supply Corporation's (Bastrop, Guadalupe, Hays, and Travis Counties) Drinking Water State Revolving Fund commitment to extend the commitment period. (Dain Larsen) Board Agenda #04 Document
5.Consider approving and presenting the 2021 Texas Rain Catcher Awards. (Shae Luther) Board Agenda #05 Document
6.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.
7.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 October 7, 2021. 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 Texas Penal Code § 46.03 (a)(14), it is an offense to possess or go with a firearm, including a handgun, in the room or rooms where a meeting of a government entity is held.