September 11, 2023 – Agenda




NOTICE is hereby given that the regular meeting of the Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District will be held on Monday the 11th of September 2023.  The meeting 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:

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  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 August 14th, 2023 Workshop
    2. Approval of minutes from the August 14th, 2023 Regular Meeting
    3. Payroll, employee benefits, operational expenses, and payment of such
    4. Monthly financial report(s)
    5. Monthly operations report
  6. Public Hearing on the proposed 2023-2024 District Budget and the 2023 tax rate of $0.005 per $100 of valuation (1/2¢).
  7. Discussion and possible adoption of the proposed 2023-2024 District Budget.
  8. Discussion and possible adoption of the 2023 tax rate of $0.005 per $100 of valuation (1/2¢).
  9. Discussion and action on District Rulemaking. Possible proposal of new rules and amendments to existing rules and set date for a public hearing on the same.
  10. District activities & subcommittee updates:
    1. Monthly report
    2. Discussion and action on the current drought stage
    3. Subcommittee updates
    4. GMA 9
    5. Region L
    6. District Monitor Well Expansion Project
    7. Camp Bullis Sentinel Landscape Project
  11. Discussion and action on authorizing the General Manager to execute a Scope of Work and a subsequent contract with GMA 9 Consultant Advanced Groundwater Solutions, LLC. The scope of work is for GMA 9 modeling and the preparation of the Explanatory Report.
  12. Discussion and action related to engaging a new auditor for the District.
  13. Correspondence
  14. Future meeting dates and meeting topics
  15. 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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