TWDB Board Meeting Agenda – September 01, 2022

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

2. Consider approving by resolution the delegation to the Executive Administrator and the Development Fund Manager of authority to use advance payments and other legally available funds to pay, redeem and cancel general obligation obligations. (Alejandro Imatzu) Council Agenda #02 Document

3. Consider approving the Texas Water Development Board’s Fiscal Year 2023 Investment Policy and Strategies. (Chin-Lin Wen) Council Agenda #03 Document

4. Consider approving the Fiscal Year 2023 Underwriting Policies and Procedures for Negotiated Bond Transactions of the Texas Water Development Board. (David Duran) Council Agenda #04 Document

5. Consider approving the Texas Water Development Board’s Fiscal Year 2023 Debt Management Policy. (David Duran) Council Agenda #05 Document

6. Consider approving the internal audit audit plan for fiscal year 2023. (Nicky Carter) Board Agenda #06 Document

7. Consider authorizing the Executive Administrator to execute multiple contracts totaling no more than $1,250,000 for lidar data collection and quality control in Texas, using the strategic mapping program and their associated contracts within the Texas Department of Information Resources (Joey Thomas) Board Agenda #07 Documents

8. Consider appointing members to the Water Conservation Advisory Council. (John Sutton) Council Agenda #08 Document

9. To approve by resolution a request from the Town of Kingsville (County of Kleberg) for financial assistance in the amount of $700,000 consisting of $399,000 in funding and $301,000 in grant funding from the Flood Infrastructure Fund for planning, design and construction of a storm water drainage project. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #09 Document

10. To approve by resolution a request from the Town of Alice (County of Jim Wells) for financial assistance of $7,000,000 consisting of funding of $4,954,000 and capital rebate of $2,046,000 from Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for the planning, acquisition, design and construction of a waterworks project. (Mireya Loewe) Board Agenda #10 Document

11. To approve by resolution an application from China City (Jefferson County) for $6,000,000 in funding from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund for the planning, design and construction of a wastewater treatment plant project. waste. (Tyrone Alcorn) Council Agenda #11 Document

12. Consider approving the planned use plan for the State’s Clean Water Revolving Fund in fiscal year 2023 covering general operations. (Mark Wyatt)

13. Consider approving the state’s fiscal year 2023 potable water revolving fund projected utilization plan covering general operations. (Mark Wyatt)

14. The Board will receive public comment on all matters within the jurisdiction of the TWDB, except matters subject to the ex parte prohibition in Section 2001.061 of the Texas Government Code.

15. Council may adjourn into executive session and hold an in camera meeting to consider any item on this agenda if a matter arises which is appropriate for Council to conduct private consultation with counsel on a matter in which the attorney’s duty to the government agency under the Texas State Bar’s Professional Conduct Disciplinary Rules is clearly at odds with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code. The board may call an in camera meeting to receive legal advice and to 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 authorized by Sections 551.071 and 551.074, the Texas Open Meetings Act, codified as Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code . Council may also meet in open session to take action on legal or personnel matters discussed at the closed meeting, as required by Section 551.102 of the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551 of the Governmental Code . The Board may call an in camera meeting to review and discuss financial matters related to the investment or potential investment of Board funds, as permitted by Section 6.0601(a) of the Texas Water Code. The Board may also meet in open session to take action on a financial matter discussed at 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 5, 2022. Other meetings may be scheduled and will be posted in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act.

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may require auxiliary aids or services such as interpreters for the deaf or hard of hearing, readers, large print or Braille, are asked to contact Cheryl Arredondo at ( 512) 463-7686 two (2) business days before the meeting so that the appropriate arrangements can be made.

NOTICE: ENTRY TO THIS MEETING WITH A HANDARM IS PROHIBITED

This meeting is a public meeting under Section 551 of the Texas Government Code. Pursuant to Criminal Code Section 30.06 (Trespass by Licensee with Concealed Handgun), a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411 of the Government Code (Licenses Act handguns) cannot enter this property with a concealed handgun. Pursuant to Penal Code Section 30.07 (trespassing by licensee with openly carried handgun), a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411 of the Government Code (Act on handgun licenses) may not enter this property with an openly carried handgun. For purposes of this notice, “property” means the room or rooms where the Texas Water Development Board public meeting is being held.

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