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August Board Meeting

August 10 @ 1:30 pm

NOTICE OF THE MEETING OF THE CLEARWATER UNDERGROUND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT

August 10, 2022

 Notice is hereby given that the above-named Board will hold a Workshop and Board meeting on Wednesday,
August 10, 2022 beginning at 1:30 p.m.,
in the Clearwater UWCD Board Room located at 700 Kennedy Court, Belton, Texas.  The following items of business will be discussed1.

Workshop:

  1. Receive presentation from USGS on Stream Flow Gauge and the results of the Water Quality Study from FY21.
  2. Receive presentation from LRE related to the new DMS and potential projects and enhancements for FY23.
  3. Receive presentation from UT-BEG, Dr. Justin Thompson regarding the Groundwater Recoverability Tool Pilot Program.
  4. Discuss and review the District Drought designation related to water level and spring-flow measurements.
  5. Receive update on the 2022 Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts Groundwater Summit, Aug 29-Sept 1st.
  6. Receive update related to GMA8 DFC determination, per TWC section 36.108 and plans for the next round.
  7. Discuss and review items of interest concerning the FY2023 budget development.

Board Meeting:

  1. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance.
  2. Public comment.2
  3. Approve minutes of the July 13, 2022, Board meeting.
  4. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action, if necessary, to accept the monthly Financial Report for July 2022 (FY22) as presented.
  5. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action if necessary, to accept the monthly Investment Fund account report as presented.
  6. Reconvene show cause hearing on the following violation:
    1. Discuss, consider, and take the appropriate action necessary, upon receiving testimony related to the violation of District Rule 6.5 by drilling & completing a well on January 22, 2022, without a formal CUWCD permit on a tract of land less than 10-acres and great than or equal to 2-acres, Latitude 30.930066 º/ Longitude -97.701384º by both Raul Zavala (“Driller”) (TDLR License #54363) officed at 1910 S. Wheeler St., Jasper TX 76951 and Mr. Tomas Reynoso (“Property Owner”), located at 15731 Cedar Valley Rd, Salado TX.
  7. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action, if necessary, to approve the FY22 line item budget amendments as requested.
  8. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action, if necessary, to call for the November 8th General Election.
  9. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action, if necessary, to approve that the General Manager execute an election contract with the Bell County Elections Department.
  10. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action, if necessary, to set the date/location for the 21st Annual Bell County Water Symposium.
  11. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action, if necessary, to set the preliminary tax rate for tax year 2022 on proposed budget FY23.
  12. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action, if necessary, to set date for adoption of the FY23 budget.
  13. Discuss, consider, and take action, if necessary, to set the date for the public hearing and adoption of the tax rate for tax year 2022.
  14. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action if necessary, to conduct the annual performance review of the General Manager, in accordance with District Bylaws Article VI, Section 6.
  15. General Manager’s Report concerning office management and staffing related to District Management Plan3.
  16. Receive monthly report and possible consideration and Board action on the following:3
    Drought Status Reports, Education Outreach Update, Monitoring Wells, Rainfall Reports,
    Well Registration Update, Aquifer Status Report & Non-Exempt Monthly Well Production Reports
  17. Director comments and reports3.
  18. Discuss agenda items for next meeting.
  19. Set time and place for next meeting.
  20. Adjourn.

 

Dated the   _5th         day of August 2022.

Leland Gersbach, Board President
By: Click here for original signed document
Dirk Aaron, Asst. Secretary

 

 

Agenda items may be considered, deliberated and/or acted upon in a different order than set forth above.

CUWCD is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Reasonable accommodations and equal opportunity for effective communications will be provided upon request. Please contact CUWCD’s office at 254-933-0120 at least 24 hours in advance if accommodation is needed.

1 During the meeting, the Board reserves the right to go into executive session for any of the purposes authorized under Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code, for any item on the above agenda or as otherwise authorized by law.

2 Please limit comments to 3 minutes. The Board is not allowed to take action on any subject presented that is not on the agenda, nor is the Board required to provide a response; any substantive consideration and action by the Board will be conducted under a specific item on a future agenda.

3 No formal action will be taken by the Board on these agenda items. These items are on the agenda to provide CUWCD’s staff, Stakeholder Committees, and Directors with an opportunity to bring to the public’s and each other’s attention important activities and issues pertinent to the management of groundwater within the District, including, but not limited to, current events in the District involving groundwater, wells, or CUWCD permittees, state or regional developments related to water management, and activities of the staff, and Directors. Substantive deliberation and formal action on any of these issues will be conducted pursuant to a specific item on a future agenda.

Details

Date:
August 10
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