June 14, 2021 – Agenda




NOTICE is hereby given that the regular meeting and a public hearing of the Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District will be held on Monday the 14th of June 2021.  The meeting/hearing will begin at 6:00 P.M. and will occur in the District Meeting Room located at 9 Toepperwein Road, Boerne, Texas, at which time the following will be discussed and appropriate action taken, pursuant to Chapter 36, Water Code; and pursuant to V.T.C.A. Government Code Section 551, Open Meetings, including all subchapters and sections:

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Establishment of a Quorum
  4. Public comment
  5. Consent Agenda:
    1. Approval of minutes from the May 10th, 2021 Workshop
    2. Approval of minutes from the May 10th, 2021 Regular Meeting
    3. Approval of minutes from the June 7th, 2021 Workshop
    4. Payroll, employee benefits, operational expenses and payment of such
    5. Monthly financial report(s)
    6. Monthly operations report
  6. Public Hearing on Proposed Desired Future Conditions*:

Trinity Aquifer

Allow for An Increase in Average Drawdown of Approximately 30 Feet Through 2060 (throughout GMA 9) Consistent with “Scenario 6” in TWDB GAM Task 10-005.

Edwards-Trinity (Plateau) Aquifer

Allow for No Net Increase in Average Drawdown in Bandera and Kendall Counties through 2080.

Ellenburger-San Saba Aquifer

Allow for An Increase in Average Drawdown of No More Than 7 Feet in Kendall County through 2080.

Hickory Aquifer

Allow for An Increase in Average Drawdown of No More Than 7 Feet in Kendall County through 2080.

*Allow for DFC variance of up to five percent when comparing DFCs to average drawdown calculations from model files.

Proposed Non-Relevant Aquifer Classifications


Edwards Aquifer (Balcones Fault Zone)           Bexar, Comal, Hays, and Travis Counties

Edwards-Trinity (Plateau)                                 Blanco and Kerr Counties

Ellenburger-San Saba                                        Blanco and Kerr Counties

Hickory                                                              Blanco, Hays, Kerr, and Travis Counties

Marble Falls                                                       Blanco County


  1. District activities & subcommittee updates:
    1. Monthly report
    2. Meteorological/ET study update, Dave Knollhoff
    3. Current drought stage
    4. Subcommittee Updates
    5. GMA 9
    6. Region L
  2. Correspondence
  3. Future meeting dates and meeting topics
  4. Adjournment

Please note:

  1. The District may take a brief recess during the course of the meeting, depending upon the length of the meeting.
  2. The Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District 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 District office at 830-816-2504 at least 24 hours in advance if accommodation is needed.
  3. Citizens who desire to address the Board 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.
  4. At any time during the meeting and in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551, Government Code, Vernon’s Texas Codes, Annotated, the Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District Board may meet in executive session for consultation concerning attorney- client matters (§551. 071); deliberation regarding real property (§ 551.072); deliberation regarding prospective gift (§551.073); personnel matters (§551.074); and deliberation regarding security devices (§551.076).

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