January 11, 2020 Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Rules
The Bandera County River Authority & Groundwater District (District) will hold a Public Hearing at 9:00 am on February 27, 2020 at the District office, 440 FM 3240 Bandera, Texas 78003.
The subject of the Public Hearing is a variety of proposed revisions, additions, and deletions of the Rules of the District. District Rules are applicable in Bandera County and will apply to water wells, well owners, and groundwater users in Bandera County. In summary, the proposed rules will: (a) incorporate legislative changes made to Chapter 36, Texas Water Code into the District Rules, (b) remove unused, unnecessary, or out of date definitions and rules, (c) add or revise other definitions, (d) simplify, consolidate, or reorganize rules for easier reading and clarity, (e) revise the application process, determination of administrative completeness, and Board consideration of Well Operating Permits, (f) update procedural rules for various public hearings and contested case hearings, and (g) provide an overall cleanup of punctuation, grammar, and other minor revisions in wording.
A copy of the proposed rules will be available for viewing at the District office, 440 FM 3240, Bandera, Texas, which is generally open weekdays during normal business hours, and a copy of the proposed rules will be available for either viewing or downloading at the District website: www.bcragd.org
Anyone wishing to submit written comments on the proposed rules may deliver their comments to the District Office, 440 FM 3240, Bandera, Texas no later than 5:00 pm, February 20, 2020. Written comments may also be mailed to: BCRAGD Rules, P.O. Box 177, Bandera, TX 78003, but must be postmarked no later than February 20, 2020. Anyone may attend the Public Hearing and make oral comments on the proposed rules at the time designated for comments.
The agenda of the February 27, 2020 Public Hearing on proposed rules is: Open Public Hearing on Proposed Rules District presentation on Proposed Rules Receive oral public comments on Proposed Rules Close Public Hearing
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