THE STATE OF TEXAS
COUNTY OF KENDALL
COW CREEK GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
November 9, 2015
The Board of Directors of the Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District (CCGCD) convened the Regular Meeting in the Third Floor Assembly Room of the Kendall County Courthouse located at 201 E. San Antonio Avenue, Boerne, Texas.
Milan Michalec – District 2 (President)
Don Dietzmann-At Large (Vice President)
Bob Webster – District 1 (Secretary)
R.K. “Bobby” Schwab – District 3 (Treasurer) Arrived during agenda item 6
Curt Campbell – District 4 (Asst. Secretary/Treasurer)
Directors Absent: N/A
- Call to Order. Director Michalec called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.
- Pledge of Allegiance. Director Campbell led attendees in the Pledge of Allegiance.
- Establishment of a Quorum. A quorum was reached with 4 directors present. Director Schwab arrived during Agenda Item 6.
- Public comment. No public comment was offered.
- Consent Agenda: Director Webster made a motion to approve the consent agenda. The motion was seconded by Director Campbell and passed 4-0-0.
- Approval of minutes from the October 13th, 2015 Regular Meeting
- Payroll, employee benefits, operational expenses and payment of such
- Monthly financial report(s)
- Monthly operations report
- Public hearing on the following proposed desired future conditions: The Public Hearing was opened at 6:08 P.M. GM Voulgaris informed the Board of the GMA 9 proposed future conditions as discussed. Commissioner Pfeiffer questioned the long planning phase. GM Voulgaris informed him that they are evaluated every 5 years. The public hearing was closed at 6:11 P.M.
- 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 2070.
- Ellenburger-San Saba Aquifer
Allow For An Increase in Average Drawdown of No More Than 2 Feet in Kendall County through 2070.
- Hickory Aquifer
Allow For An Increase in Average Drawdown of No More Than 7 Feet in Kendall County through 2070.
- Trinity Aquifer
- Un-tabling of Policy letter regarding District staff and Director interaction with legal counsel and solicitation/ distribution of legal opinions. Director Dietzmann made a motion to un-table the letter. The motion was seconded by Director Campbell and passed 5-0-0. A couple of wording changes were made to clarify the policy letter. Director Campbell made a motion to approve the policy as amended. The motion was seconded by Director Webster and passed 5-0-0.
- Board guidance for the real property subcommittee. Director Dietzmann briefed the Board on the current state of the real property subcommittee. Staff will come up with a layout for office space needs for the District. The subcommittee and staff will meet together to determine office needs.
- Policy on the District’s proposed Code of Conduct on Public Comments. Director Michalec read the proposed policy. Director Michalec made a motion to approve the Policy on the proposed Code of Conduct on Public Comments. The motion was seconded by Director Campbell and passed 5-0-0.
- District activities & subcommittee updates:
- Monthly report. GM Voulgaris provided the staffs monthly report.
- Current drought stage. The District will remain in Drought Stage 2.
- Meteorological update. Dave Knollhoff provided the meteorological update. d. GMA 9. The next 5 year planning phase will begin in January 2016.
- Rules subcommittee update. No update.
- Action on the District’s TCDRS plan. No update.
- Correspondence. GM Voulgaris presented the letter sent to irrigation permit holders.
- Future meeting dates and meeting topics. The CCGCD Board of Directors will hold a Workshop on Monday, November 16 , 2015. The next Regular Board Meeting will be Monday, December 14, 2015 at 6:00 P.M.
- Adjournment. Director Dietzmann made a motion to adjourn at 7:38 P.M. The motion was seconded by Director Campbell and passed 5-0-0.
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