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Permit Hearing

May 12 @ 1:30 pm

 NOTICE OF PERMIT HEARING OF THE CLEARWATER UNDERGROUND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT

 

In accordance with Governor Abbott’s declaration of the COVID-19 public health threat, action to temporarily suspend certain provisions of the Texas Open Meetings Act, and Executive Order, a quorum of CUWCD’s Board of Directors will hold this scheduled Public Hearing by telephonic conference call and, for redundancy, videoconference. Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors for the Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District have set the public hearing set for May 12, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. Applications for Permits as described below will be heard as described above, in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act.  The public may access this meeting and make public comment by phone, pc, tablet and/or notebook by going to the District Website http://www.cuwcd.org/ for the contact information and instructions of which will be available on May 7, 2021. 

 

The hearing will be conducted on the following applications:

Applicant’s File Number/Name Permit Applicant/Holder and Landowner Location of Well/Wells Proposed Annual Groundwater Withdrawal Amount & Purpose of Use
Continue Operating Permit Hearing

related to:

 

N2-20-007G

Existing Well

 

Victory Rock TX LLC

c/o Jon Taliaferro

Project Manager

Sage ATC Environmental

715 Discovery Blvd, Suite 301

Cedar Park, TX 78613

 

361-215-9994

 

Existing well will be reworked and equipped with a maximum 2-inch column pipe for a submersible pump rated at 18.6 gallons per minute on the 283-acre tract located at 7170 Solana Ranch Rd West, Jarrell Texas 76537-5008,

 

Latitude 30.876156º

Longitude -97.609424º

 

 

 

 

Request for an Operating Permit on an existing well,

 

N2-20-007G

for withdrawal of 2 acre- ft/year or 651,702 gallons per year, from the Hensell layer (Middle) of the Trinity Aquifer with a 2-inch column pipe at 18.6 gallons per minute to produce groundwater for the purpose of particulate suppression, mining and crushing aggregates.

 

Combination Drilling &

Operating

Permit

 

N2-21-001P

 

 

 

 

Victory Rock TX LLC

c/o Jon Taliaferro

Project Manager

Sage ATC Environmental

715 Discovery Blvd, Suite 301

Cedar Park, TX 78613

 

361-215-9994

 

 

 

New well will be drilled and equipped with a maximum 2-inch column pipe for a submersible pump rated at 20 gallons per minute on the 283-acre tract located at 7170 Solana Ranch Rd West, Jarrell Texas 76537-5008,

 

Latitude 30.878055º

Longitude -97.609444º

Request for a Combination Drilling/Operating Permit from a new well,

 

N2-21-001P

for withdrawal of 30 acre- ft/year or 9,775,000 gallons per year, from the Hosston layer (Lower) of the Trinity Aquifer with a 2-inch column pipe at 20 gallons per minute to produce groundwater for the purpose of particulate suppression, mining and crushing aggregates.

 

Combination Drilling & Operating Permit

 

 

N1-21-001P

 

 

 

 

Kelly Carter

P.O. Box 339

Holland TX 76534

 

512-560-2573

 

 

Permit will authorize the withdrawal from a new well completed in the Alluvial Aquifer with a 1 ¼-inch column pipe on a 4.01-acre tract located at 15526 Hawk Lane, Holland, Texas,

 

Latitude 30.869424º

Longitude -97.359764º

Request for a Drilling Permit to construct and complete a well for domestic use.

 

N1-21-001P to be drilled and completed for withdrawal 0.87 ac-ft per year or 283,970 gallons per year from the Alluvial Aquifer with a 1 ¼ inch column pipe at 5 gallons per minute to produce groundwater for domestic use.

 

The Applications for Permit and Permit Amendments, if granted, would authorize the permit holders to operate wells within the Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District according to the terms and conditions set forth in the permit.

 

GUIDELINES FOR PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN CLEARWATER UNDERGROUND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT BOARD MEETING, WORKSHOP AND HEARINGS

 

Clearwater UWCD, in order to maintain governmental transparency and continued government operation while reducing face-to-face contact for government open meetings, is implementing measures according to guidelines set forth by the Office of the Texas Governor, Greg Abbott. In accordance with section 418.016 of the Texas Government Code, Governor Abbott has suspended various open-meetings provisions that require government officials and members of the public to be physically present at a specified meeting location. CUWCD’s adherence to the Governor’s guidance temporary suspension procedure ensures public accessibility and opportunity to participate in CUWCD’s open meeting, workshop and hearings.

 

Members of the public wishing to make public comment during the meeting must register by emailing schapman@cuwcd.org  prior to 11:30 a.m. on May 12, 2021.  This meeting will be recorded, and the audio recording will be available by contacting the CUWCD’s staff after the meeting. A copy of the agenda packet will be available on the CUWCD’s website at the time of the meeting.

 

If you would like to support, protest, or provide comments on this application, you must comply with District Rule 6.10 and either appear by phone or video conference during the hearing or submit a written Contested Case Hearing Request that complies with District Rule 6.10 and that must be received by the District prior 11:30 a.m. on the date of the hearing by accessing the form at:

http://www.cuwcd.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Hearing-Registration-eForm-19MAR20.pdf

 

Public Comment forms can be assessed at: http://www.cuwcd.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Public-Comment-eForm-19MAR20.pdf

 

You may join CUWCD’s Board Workshop, Permit Hearing and Regular Board Agenda as follows:

 

A person wishing to submit a Contested Case Hearing Request who is unable to appear at the hearing on the date and time set forth above must also file a motion for continuance with CUWCD demonstrating good cause for the inability to not appear by phone and/or video.

 

For additional information about this application or the permitting process, or to request information on the legal requirements on what MUST be included in a Contested Case Hearing Request to be valid, please contact the CUWCD at 700 Kennedy Court (PO Box 1989) Belton, Texas, 76513, 254-933-0120.

 

ISSUED this 29th day of April 2021 in Belton, Texas, on the recommendation of the General Manager.

 

I, the undersigned authority, do hereby certify that the above NOTICE OF PERMIT HEARING of the Board of Directors of the Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District is a true and correct copy of said Notice.  I have posted a true and correct copy of said Notice at the District office located in Belton, Texas, and said Notice was posted on April 29, 2021, and remained posted continuously for at least 10 (ten) days immediately preceding the day of said hearing; a true and correct copy of said Notice was furnished to the Bell County Clerk, in which the above-named political subdivision is located.

Dated 04/29/2021
Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District
By:  Click here for original signed document
Dirk Aaron, General Manager

Details

Date:
May 12
Time:
1:30 pm

Venue

Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District
700 Kennedy Court
Belton, TX 76513 United States
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Phone:
254-933-0120
Website:
www.cuwcd.org