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January Board Meeting

January 11 @ 1:30 pm

NOTICE OF THE MEETING OF THE CLEARWATER UNDERGROUND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT

January 11, 2023    

Notice is hereby given that the above-named Board will hold a Workshop and Board meeting on Wednesday, January 11, 2023, 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 annual report from Texas AgriLife 4-H Water Ambassador Program.
  2. Receive updates related to the 2022 Bell County Water Symposium.
  3. Receive information related to Bell/Coryell Karst Coalition RHCP.
  4. Receive information related to Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts GCD Boot Camp on January 31, 2023.
  5. Receive information related to the 88th Legislative Session and Groundwater Legislation.
  6. Receive information related to Groundwater Management Area 8, per the Joint Planning and Development of the Round 4 Desired Future Conditions.

Board Meeting:

  1. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance.
  2. Public comment2.
  3. Approve minutes of December 14, 2022, Board meeting.
  4. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action, if necessary, to accept the resignation of At-Large Board Member, R. David Cole effective January 4, 2023.
  5. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action, to direct General Manager to begin accepting applications immediately for the At-Large Directorship to replace R. David Cole until close of business, Thursday, February 9, 2023.
  6. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action, if necessary, to accept the monthly financial report for November 2022 (FY23) as presented.
  7. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action, if necessary, to accept the monthly investment fund account report for November 2022 (FY23) as presented.
  8. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action, if necessary, to accept the monthly financial report for December 2022 (FY23) as presented.
  9. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action, if necessary, to accept the monthly investment fund account report for December 2022 (FY23) as presented.
  10. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action, if necessary, to accept the Quarterly Deferred Compensation Employee Retirement Program account report as presented.
  11. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action, if necessary, to approve the FY23 line-item budget amendments as requested.
  12. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action, if necessary, to formally receive a petition for annexation from the Aquifer Conservation Alliance in Western Williamson County, and set forth the prescribed public hearings.
  13. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action, if necessary, to approve the sponsorship level of the Texas 4-H Water Ambassador Program.
  14. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action, if necessary, to review and adopt the District investment policy by resolution for the calendar year 2023.
  15. Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action, if necessary, to elect officers of the Board for the calendar year 2022, per District Bylaws, Article VI (Sec. 1 & 2).
  16. Conduct Public Hearing on the following application:

Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action, if necessary, on a proposed operating permit for an existing well for RREAF Holdings, LLC, and the Hanks-Cabiness Christian Trust submitted on November 1, 2022, for an operating permit for an not to exceed 19.2 acre-feet or 6,256,339 gallons per year for landscape use only, completed in the Edwards BFZ Aquifer and located in the Edwards BFZ Management Zone described in District Rule 7.1 and limited to a maximum 2-inch column pipe on a 14.387-acre tract in accordance with District Rule 9.5 and located at Latitude 30.93497º/Longitude -97.53675º at the N.E. corner of I-35 and FM 2268, Salado, Texas,

  1. General Manager’s report concerning office management and staffing related to District Management Plan3.
  2. Receive monthly staff report and possible consideration and Board action on the following3:
    1. Drought Status reports
    2. Education Outreach update
    3. Monitoring Well reports
    4. Rainfall report
    5. Well Registration update
    6. Aquifer Status and Non-exempt Monthly Well Production reports
  3. Director comments and reports3.
  4. Discuss agenda items for next meeting.
  5. Set time and place for next meeting.
  6. Adjourn.

Dated the   6th    day of    January   2023     

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.

The Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District 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 the District office at 254-933-0120 at least 24 hours in advance if accommodation is needed.

1During 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.

2Citizens who desire to address the Board on any matter may sign up to do so prior to this meeting.  Public comments will be received during this portion of the meeting.  Please limit comments to 3 minutes.  No discussion or final action will be taken by the Board except as authorized by section 551.042 of the Government Code.

3No formal action will be taken by the Board on these agenda items.  These items are on the agenda to provide the District’s staff, Public Task Force 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 District permittees, state or regional developments related to water management, and activities of the staff, Public Advisory Committee, 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:
January 11
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