November 28, 2023 – GMA 9 – Agenda


 Groundwater Management Area 9 Joint Planning Committee Meeting

NOTICE is hereby given that a meeting of the Groundwater Management Area 9 (GMA 9) Joint Planning Committee will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday the 28th of November 2023.  The GMA 9 Joint Planning Committee is comprised of District Representatives from the following Districts located wholly or partially within GMA 9:

Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District

Blanco-Pedernales Groundwater Conservation District

Comal Trinity Groundwater Conservation District

Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District

Hays-Trinity Groundwater Conservation District

Headwaters Groundwater Conservation District

Medina County Groundwater Conservation District

Trinity Glen Rose Groundwater Conservation District

Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District

The meeting will take place in the Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District’s Meeting Room located at 9 Toepperwein Road in Boerne, Texas, 78006 at which time the following will be discussed and appropriate action taken, pursuant to Chapter 36, Texas Water Code; and pursuant to V.T.C.A. Government Code Section 551, Open Meetings, including all subchapters and sections:

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Meeting ID: 847 623 5409
Passcode: 202311

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Establishment of a Quorum and receipt of posted open meeting notices.
  4. Introductions
  5. Public comment
  6. Review and consider minutes from the September 26th, 2023 GMA 9 meeting.
  7. Discussion and action related to the scope of services from Advanced Groundwater Solutions, LLC.
  8. Modeling needs for the fourth GMA 9 Planning Cycle.
    1. Individual District needs
    2. Update on Ellenberger modeling
    3. Update on Southern Trinity Aquifer GAM
  9. Annual review of individual District’s management plans.
  10. Discussion related to Resolution 10162023 submitted to the GMA 9 Joint Planning Committee by Dripping Springs Water Supply Corporation.
  11. Discussion related to Certificates of Convenience and Necessity (CCN’s), wells within/near such CCN’s and DFC’s/MAG’s, David Caldwell, Medina County GCD
  12. Discussion related to methods used to track Desired Future Conditions.
  13. Sub-committee/District updates related to:
    1. Public Outreach Subcommittee
    2. Technical Subcommittee
    3. Management Plan and Rules Subcommittee
    4. Regional Planning Group Subcommittee
    5. Individual District updates
    6. Update on the Camp Bullis Sentinel Landscape
  14. Comments and updates from TWDB and GMA 9 representatives on the joint planning process and other correspondence and announcements.
  15. Public comment
  16. Establish date, time, and place of next meeting and discuss potential agenda items.
  17. Adjournment

Further information, questions, or comments concerning any aspect of this meeting should be directed to:

Mr. Micah Voulgaris, GMA 9 Planning Committee Chairman

c/o Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District

P.O. Box 1557 – Boerne, Texas 78006

Office: 830-816-2504                          Mobile: 830-446-9782              email:

Please note:     

  1. The GMA9 Committee may take a brief recess during the meeting, depending upon the length of the meeting.
  2. The GMA9 Committee is committed to compliance with the Disabilities Act (ADA). Reasonable accommodations and equal opportunity for effective communications will be provided upon request. Please contact the GMA 9 Chairman at 830-816-2504 at least 24 hours in advance if accommodation is needed.
  3. Citizens who desire to address the Committee on any matter may sign up to do so prior to the meeting. Public comments will be received during the Public Comment portion of the meeting. Please limit comments to 5 minutes

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GMA9 Open Meeting November 28, 2023