TWDB Board Meeting Agenda – August 18, 2022


Visitors wishing to address the Board must complete a visitor registration card and attend the meeting in person or arrange to address the Board by videoconference. The Texas Open Meetings Act prohibits visitor participation by telephone only. The visitor registration card is available and must be completed and sent by email to Customer Service no later than 8 a.m. on August 18, 2022 or in person at the registration desk.


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

2. Review and approval of the Agency’s statutory appropriation request for fiscal year 2024-2025. (Sergio Rey)

3. Briefing and discussion on the status of proposed revisions to the Texas Water Development Board guidance document regarding the use of Construction Manager-at-Risk and Design-Build project delivery methods. (Jessica Taylor) Board Agenda #03 Document

4. To approve by resolution an application by the Moffat Water Supply Corporation (Bell County) for $600,000 in funding from the Texas Water Development Fund for the construction of a water system improvement project. (Tom Barnett) Board Agenda #04 Document

5. To approve by resolution an application from the Parker County Special Utility District (Parker County) for funding of $13,000,000 from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for the planning, acquisition, design and construction of a improvement of the water system. (Joe Koen) Council Agenda #05 Document

6. Approve by resolution a request from Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District No. 7 (Fort Bend County) for financial assistance of $10,810,000 consisting of $10,486,000 in funding and a $324,000 Flood Infrastructure grant Fund for the planning, design and construction of a flood mitigation project. (Nancy Richards) Board Agenda #06 Document

7. 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.

8. Council may adjourn into executive session and hold an in camera meeting to consider any item on this agenda if any 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 Council employees, including the Executive Administrator and General Counsel, as appropriate. 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 Government 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 September 1, 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: ACCESS TO THIS MEETING WITH A HANDGUN 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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