Agenda for Middle Pecos County Groundwater Conservation District's Aug. 13 meeting

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MIDDLE PECOS GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT

P.O Box 1644 Fort Stockton, TX 79735 Phone (432)336-0698 Fax (432)336-3407

405 North Spring Drive Fort Stockton, Texas 79735

Email: mpgcd@mpgcd.org Website: www.middlepecosgcd.org

Directors

Jerry McGuairt, President Janet Groth, Vice President M. R. Gonzalez, Secretary/Treasurer

Alvaro Mandujano, Jr. Vanessa Cardwell Ronald Cooper

Weldon Blackwelder Allan Childs Jeff Sims Puja Boinpally

Employees

Ty Edwards, General Manager

Office: Gail Reeves & Melissa Mills Field Technician: Anthony Bodnar

NOTICE OF REGULAR BOARD MEETING,

PERMIT HEARINGS AND BUDGET WORKSHOP

August 13, 2019

Call to Order at 10:00 a.m.

405 North Spring Drive, Fort Stockton, Texas

During the meeting, hearings and workshop, the Board reserves the right to go into executive session for any of the purposes authorized under the Texas Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code, for any item on this agenda or as otherwise authorized by law.

The meeting and hearing may be recessed for lunch to allow the Board to address all the agenda items on this date and the Board may change the order in which one or more of the meeting, hearing or workshop items are considered.

REGULAR BOARD MEETING

ICall to order regular Board meeting.

IIComments from public and media (limit 5 minutes per person). Members of the public may address the Board for a limited time concerning any subject whether

or not it is on the agenda.2

PUBLIC HEARING ON DRILLING PERMIT

APPLICATION FOR 2T PARTNERSHIP LTD3

ICall to order at 10:00 a.m. the Public Hearing on Application for a Drilling Permit for 2T Partnership, LTD.

IIAdjourn Hearing and Consider and/or Act on Application for a Drilling Permit for 2T Partnership, LTD.

PUBLIC HEARING ON APPLICATION TO AMEND

HISTORIC AND EXISTING USE PERMIT(S) FOR BELDING FARMS, LLC3

ICall to order at 10:05 a.m. the Public Hearing on Application for an Amendment to Historic & Existing Use Permit(s) for Belding Farms, LLC.

IIAdjourn Hearing and Consider and/or Act on Application for an Amendment to Historic & Existing Use Permit(s) for Belding Farms, LLC.

REGULAR BOARD MEETING – CONTINUED

IIIConsider and/or act upon the Minutes of Regular Meeting for July 16, 2019.

IVConsider and/or act upon Accounts Payable, Treasurer’s Report and Line Item Transfers for the Month Ending July 31, 2019.

VConsider and/or act upon Appointment of New Director for Precinct 3.

VIAdminister the Statement of Elected Officer and Oath of Office for Precinct 3 Director.

VIIExecutive Session pursuant to the Texas Open Meetings Act, Sections 551.071 and 551.074 of the Texas Government Code, to consult with our attorney and to deliberate annual review and compensation of each of the District’s employees, Ty Edwards, Melissa Mills, Gail Reeves and Anthony Bodnar.

VIIIConsider and/or take action on Annual Review and Compensation of District’s Employees.

Workshop on Proposed Budget and Proposed Tax Rate

following Executive Session

I Call to Order.

II Workshop to review Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year ending 09/30/2020.

IIIWorkshop to review Proposed Tax Rate for 2019.

IVAdjourn.

REGULAR BOARD MEETING – CONTINUED

IXReceive public comments on the District’s budget and proposed tax rate for the fiscal year ending 9-30-2020, to comply with the requirements of the District’s enabling act, rules, and bylaws; Texas Water Code Chapter 36; and the laws of the State of Texas.

XConsider and/or approve Budget for Fiscal Year Ending 09/30/2020 and sign the Resolution to Adopt the Annual Budget.

XIConsider and/or adopt a Proposed Tax Rate for 2019.

XIIConsider and/or act upon Setting Two Public Hearing Dates/Times/Place and set a Meeting Date/Time/Place to Adopt a Tax Rate for 2019.

XIIIConsider and possible action to order E&S Custom Drilling/Eduardo Loewen Wiebe (Apprentice License #60201) Drilling under Vanguard Well Resources, LLC (License #59336) and 2 landowners Jose Terrazas and Edgar Salazar to appear before the Board at a show-cause hearing under Section 15 of the District's rules regarding allegations of unlawful drilling of wells located on Alexander Road in 7-D area and to direct the General Manager to issue the hearing notice for the date of our regular September Board meeting at 10:30.

XIVProgress Reports: Well Registrations, Production Permits, Drilling Permits, Data Loggers, Drought Monitor Map, Water Quality Analysis and General Manager’s Correspondence.4

XVDirectors’ Comments4 and consider and/or act upon agenda for next meeting.

XVI Adjourn Board meeting.

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The Board may break for lunch and commence or continue the Board meeting, hearings and/or workshop immediately after lunch. This facility is wheelchair/parking accessible. Requests for accommodations must be made 48 hours prior to this meeting by contacting Ty Edwards at 432-336-0698.

2 The Board is not allowed to take action on any subject presented that is not on the agenda, nor is the Board required to provide a response; any substantive consideration and action by the Board will be conducted under a specific item on a future agenda.

3 Additional more detailed notice of the public hearings required by state law and the District’s rules was separately issued by the District.

4 No action will be taken on these agenda items. These items are on the agenda to provide the District’s General Manager and Directors an opportunity to bring to the public’s and each other’s attention important issues pertinent to groundwater management within the District such that any substantive deliberation and formal action on any of these issues will be conducted under a specific item on a future agenda.

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