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Board of Directors’ Meeting

September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

BLUEBONNET GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT 

Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

6:00 PM

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(SEE BELOW FOR PARTICIPATION INFORMATION)

 

Notice is hereby given to all interested members of the public that a meeting of the Bluebonnet Groundwater Conservation District Board of Directors will hold a regular public meeting via audio and video conference call pursuant to Texas Government Code, Sections 551.125, 551.127 and 551.131 and as modified by the Governor of Texas who ordered suspension of various provisions of the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551, Government Code, effective March 16, 2020, in accordance with the Texas Disaster Act of 1975 (see the Governor’s proclamation on March 13, 2020, as renewed April 12, 2020 and May 12, 2020 certifying that the COVID-19 pandemic poses an imminent threat of disaster and declaring a state of disaster for all counties in Texas).

 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PARTICIPATION IN BLUEBONNET GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

 

Audio and Video Conference Opens at 5:45 PM

 

The Bluebonnet Groundwater Conservation District Board of Directors Meeting will begin at 6:00 PM

 

Note: Participation via video conference is not required. If you wish to address the Board, during the public comment period, please send an email to zholland@bluebonnetgroundwater.org by 12:00PM Wednesday September 16, 2020. Registration as a speaker will require providing (1) first and last name; (2) email address; and (3) phone number. Any person participating in the meeting must be recognized and identified by the Chairman each time they speak.

 

This meeting will be recorded and the recording will be available on the District’s website after the meeting. A copy of the agenda packet for this meeting will be available on the District’s website at the time of the meeting.

 

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AGENDA

  1. Call to order
  1. Public Comment (Public comment is limited to a maximum of 3 minutes per speaker and/or 30 minutes total time for all speakers)
  1. Accept resignation of Director Olsta representing industrial interests of Walker County.
  1. Introduction of Director Mark Holly representing industrial interests of Walker County and approve bonds for appointed Director Holly.
  1. Discussion and possible action to approve minutes of June 4, 2020 Board Meeting.
  1. Discussion and possible action to approve quarterly Financial Report.
  1. Discussion and possible action to approve quarterly Investment Report.
  1. Discussion and possible action to accept quarterly Drought Status Assessment.
  1. Discussion and possible action to approve investment policy and adopting a resolution approving the investment policy and appointing an investment officer.
  1. Discussion and possible action to approve employment contract for GM Holland.
  1. Discussion and possible action to approve FY 2020 District Budget as amended.
  1. Discussion and possible action to approve FY 2021 District Budget.
  1. Discussion and possible action to approve designations for Money Market Account and TexPool Investment Pools.
  1. Discussion and possible action to approve dates and times for FY 2021 Board of Directors Meetings.
  1. Discussion of revisions to District Rules and Guidelines for Preparation of Hydrogeologic Reports and amendment of District Management Plan.
  1. General Managers Report
    1. Well Registration/Permitting
    2. GMA 14
    3. TAGD & TWCA
      1. 2020 Texas Groundwater Summit
      2. TWCA Groundwater Committee
    4. Legislative & Case Law Update
      1. Fazzino Court of Appeals Decision
    5. Region G & H RWPG
    6. Vehicle Summary
  1. Date for next Board meeting. – October 21, 2020
  1. Adjourn

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

Executive Session

The Board of Directors of the Bluebonnet Groundwater Conservation District reserves the right to adjourn into Executive (Closed) Session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any of the items listed on  this agenda, as authorized by the Texas Government Code, Sections 551.071 (Consultations with Attorney), 551.072 (Deliberations about Real Property), 551.073 (Deliberations about Gifts and Donations), 551.074 (Personnel Matters), 551.076 (Deliberations about Security Devices), and 551.086 (Economic Development).  No final action will be taken in Executive Session.

 

Details

Date:
September 16
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

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