September 12, 2016 – Agenda


NOTICE is hereby given that the regular me ting and a public hearing of the Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District will be held on Monday the 12th of September, 2016. The meeting and public hearing will begin at 6:00 P.M. and will occur at the Kendall County Courthouse in the Third Floor Assembly Room, located at 201 E. San Antonio Avenue, 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:
    a. Approval of minutes from the August 81 2016 Regular Meeting
    b. Approval of minutes from the August 1?1\ 2016 Workshop
    c. Payroll, employee benefits, operational expenses and payment of such d. Monthly financial report(s) e. Monthly operations report
  6. Public Hearing on the 2016-2017 Proposed Budget and 2016 Tax Rate of $0.005 per $100 (one half of one cent per $100 of valuation)
  7. Discussion and Adoption of the 2016-2017 Budget
  8. Adoption of the 2016 Tax Rate of $0.005 per $100 (one half of one cent per $100 of valuation)
  9. Adoption of the 2016-2017 Fee Schedule
  10. Allocation of designated reserves
  11. Discussion and possible action to authorize attorney, Monique Norman, to draft proposed revisions to the District’s rules, including required statutory amendments
  12. Executive Session: Texas Government Code §551.071- to seek or receive attorney advice on legal matter regarding the proposed revisions to the District’s Rules.
  13. District activities & subcommittee updates:
    a. Monthly report
    b. Current drought stage
    c. Meteorological update
    d. GMA9
    e. Subcommittee updates
    f. 2016 Texas Hydro-Geo Workshop
    g. Region L Inter-Local funding agreement
    h. Lease Agreement 2016-2017
    i. EAA Water Forum
  14. Correspondence Future meeting dates and meeting topics
  15. Adjournment

Micah Voulgaris
Cow Creek Groundwater Conservation District General Manager

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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