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Permit Hearing

February 14 @ 1:30 pm


February 14, 2024


Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors for the Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District will continue the evidentiary portion of the public hearing on the two Applications for Drilling Permits as described below at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, in the Sirena Facility of TENROC Ranch located at 5471 Thomas Arnold Road, Salado, TX 76571. All persons designated as a party to the case by the Presiding Officer are to appear on this day to participate in the evidentiary portion of the continued hearing. This notice is in accordance with the Presiding Officer’s directive and in accordance with District Rule 6.10.19 for continuance which has established this date, hour, place, and subject of this evidentiary hearing, and said notice is to be sent to all protestants (parties to the case) by both regular mail and email.


Public Hearing:

  1. Public Comments.
  2. Continue the evidentiary portion of the Public Hearing on the following permit applications:
     a.) Discuss, consider, and take appropriate action, if necessary, on an application submitted by Dr. Gretchen Miller, Ph.D., PE, PG, on behalf of Mr. James Kerby, Jaffe Interests LP (Mustang Springs Development), for two drilling permits for two proposed new public water supply wells to be completed in the Lower Trinity Aquifer (Hosston Layer), with a maximum 4-inch column pipe on a 1,106-acre housing development located on the north side of FM-2843 approximately 6 miles west of the Village of Salado in the Stillhouse Hollow Management Zone. No groundwater production will be authorized with these drilling permits.



Dated the _9th_  day of __February_ 2024.

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


February 14
1:30 pm


5471 Thomas Arnold Road
Salado, TX 76571 United States
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