Notice of Public Hearing for the
Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District Proposed Rules
REMOTE ACCESS ONLY
In accordance with the order of the Office of the Governor issued March 16, 2020, the SWTCGCD Board of Directors will conduct a Board Meeting as a remote access only meeting in order to advance the public health goal of limiting face-to-face meetings (also called “social distancing”) to slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The telephone number to call into the meetings is 1-346-248-7799 (Toll Free) and the Meeting ID is 350 477 6786. The meetings can also be accessed by computer audio and video using the same Meeting ID. See computer access information HERE for September 22 and HERE for September 23. The Public Hearing will be conducted as a part of the Board Meeting.
Members of the public wishing to make comments during the meeting will be provided an opportunity to do so. The Board President will call on members of the public who wish to speak during the public comment period of the meeting or during the discussion of specific agenda items. Members of the public that wish to speak during the meeting are requested to notify Kodi Sawin (firstname.lastname@example.org) at least two hours before the meeting scheduled start to help facilitate the meeting logistics. This meeting will be recorded, and the audio recording will be available upon request to Ms. Sawin after the meeting.
The proposed District Rules address the registration of all water wells within the boundaries of the District; require persons to obtain permit(s) or permit amendments from the District before drilling, operating, completing, equipping, or altering certain wells; provide exemptions for some wells; establish well spacing and water production reporting requirements; establish penalties for violations of the rules; and establish other rules regarding water wells in the District.
A copy of the proposed District Rules is available for viewing and downloading HERE.
The Mission of the Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District (SWTCGCD) is to preserve and protect groundwater through conservation, education and waste prevention.
The date for the regular monthly Board Meeting has been set as the second Wednesday of the month, at 10 AM.
The SW Travis County GCD does not levy taxes and is presently financially supported only by grants and donations from individuals and organizations. If you or your organization wishes to make a donation to the operation of this GCD, please make out your check to SW Travis County GCD and mail it to: P.O. Box 340595, Austin, Tx 78734.