SJRA Board of Directors Meeting Announcement-September 24, 2020 at 8:00 am

By: SJRA
| Published 09/22/2020

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THE WOODLANDS, TX - Notice is hereby given to all interested members of the public that the Board of Directors of the San Jacinto River Authority will hold a regular publicly accessible meeting via webinar / telephone conference call pursuant to Texas Government Code, Section 551.125, as amended, and as modified by the temporary suspension of various provisions thereof effective March 16, 2020, by the Governor of Texas in accordance with the Texas Disaster Act of 1975, all as related to the Governor's proclamation on March 13, 2020, and subsequent proclamation dated June 11, 2020, certifying that the COVID-19 pandemic poses an imminent threat of disaster and declaring a state of disaster for all counties in Texas.

If you choose to participate via the webinar link below, you WILL have the opportunity to provide comments during the designated portion of the meeting.

Webinar Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6309214733614553356

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

If you choose to participate via the GoToWebinar App, you WILL have the opportunity to provide comments during the designated portion of the meeting.

Please use Webinar ID: 467-963-531

If you choose to participate in the meeting via the conference call number below, you will NOT have the opportunity to provide comments during the designated portion of the meeting. The conference call phone number is provided for LISTENING PURPOSES ONLY.

Telephone conference call phone number:

562-247-8422 and the audio access code is 920-055-421

All members of the public may participate in the meeting via webinar, Webinar App, or telephone conference call (listen only option).


AGENDA


1. CALL TO ORDER

2. PLEDGES OF ALLEGIANCE

3. PUBLIC COMMENTS (3 minutes per speaker)

4. DIVISION UPDATES - Receive updates from Operational Divisions and General & Administration Division related to ongoing projects, staff reports, or items on the consent agenda.

a. G & A: Jace Houston, General Manager
b. G & A: Heather Ramsey Cook, Director of Communications and Public Affairs
c. G & A: Tom Michel, Director of Finance and Administration
d. Woodlands: Chris Meeks, Utility Enterprise O&M Manager
e. GRP: Chris Meeks, Utility Enterprise O&M Manager
f. Lake Conroe: Bret Raley, Lake Conroe Division Manager
g. Highlands: Jay Smith, Highlands Division Manager
h. Flood Management: Chuck Gilman, Director of Water Resources and Flood Management

5. CONSENT AGENDA - This agenda consists of ministerial or 'housekeeping' items required by law, such as routine bids, contracts, purchases, resolutions, and orders; items previously approved by Board action, such as adoption of items that are part of an approved budget or capital improvement projects, interlocal agreements, or action which is required by law or delegated to the General Manager; and items of a non-controversial nature. These items will be considered by a single motion unless removed and placed on the Regular Agenda for individual consideration at the request of any Director.

G&A

a. Approval of Minutes - Regular Meeting of August 27, 2020.

b. Quarterly Investment Report for the Quarter Ended August 31, 2020

Consider approval of the Quarterly Investment Report for the Quarter Ended August 31, 2020.

c. Annual Review of San Jacinto River Authority's Pension Plan and Affirming the Pension Plan Investment Policy Statement as Adopted July 27, 2017

Consider annual review of the San Jacinto River Authority’s pension plan and affirm the Pension Plan Investment Policy Statement as adopted July 27, 2017.

d. Master Professional Services Agreement for On-Call Civil Engineering Services (Cobb, Fendley & Associates, Inc.)

Consider authorizing the General Manager to execute a Master Professional Services Agreement for on-call civil engineering services for all divisions.
e. Master Professional Services Agreement for On-Call Civil Engineering Services (K Friese + Associates, Inc.)

Consider authorizing the General Manager to execute a Master Professional Services Agreement for on-call civil engineering services for all divisions.

f. Master Professional Services Agreement for Professional Surveying Services (GeoSolutions, LLC)

Consider authorizing the General Manager to execute a Master Professional Services Agreement for professional surveying services for all divisions.

g. Master Professional Services Agreement for Professional Surveying Services (Gorrondona & Associates, Inc.)

Consider authorizing the General Manager to execute a Master Professional Services Agreement for professional surveying services for all divisions.

h. Master Professional Services Agreement for Professional Hydrogeology and Groundwater Management Services (INTERA Incorporated)

Consider authorizing the General Manager to execute a Master Professional Services Agreement for professional hydrogeology and groundwater management services for all divisions.

WOODLANDS

i. Professional Services Agreement and Work Order No. 1 for Preliminary and Final Design Services for the Wastewater Treatment Facility No. 2 Tertiary Filter Improvements Project

Consider authorizing the General Manager to execute a professional services agreement and Work Order No. 1 for preliminary and final design services for the Wastewater Treatment Facility No. 2 Tertiary Filter Improvements Project in The Woodlands.

j. Professional Services Agreement and Work Order No. 1 for Preliminary and Final Design Services for the Water Line Renewal Project

Consider authorizing the General Manager to execute a professional services agreement and Work Order No. 1 for preliminary and final design services for the Water Line Renewal Project in The Woodlands.

6. REGULAR AGENDA - This agenda consists of items requiring individual consideration by the Board of Directors.

a. WOODLANDS

1. Construction Contract for Elevated Storage Tank No. 1 Rehabilitation

Consider authorizing the General Manager to execute a construction contract for Elevated Storage Tank No. 1 Rehabilitation in The Woodlands.


2. Work Order No. 2 for Construction Phase Services for Elevated Storage Tank No. 1 Rehabilitation

Consider authorizing the General Manager to execute Work Order No. 2 for construction phase services for Elevated Storage Tank No. 1 Rehabilitation in The Woodlands.

3. Work Order No. 3 for Construction Inspection Services for Elevated Storage Tank No. 1 Rehabilitation

Consider authorizing the General Manager to execute Work Order No. 3 for construction inspection services for Elevated Storage Tank No. 1 Rehabilitation in The Woodlands.

b. RAW WATER ENTERPRISE

Lake Conroe Operations Agreement with the City of Houston

Consider authorizing the General Manager to execute a Lake Conroe Operations Agreement with the City of Houston.

c. FLOOD MANAGEMENT

Resolution Authorizing Submittal of Application(s) to the Texas General Land Office for Community Development Block Grant Mitigation Grant Funding

Consider adoption of a resolution of the San Jacinto River Authority Board of Directors authorizing the General Manager to submit application(s) to the Texas General Land Office for Community Development Block Grant Mitigation grant funding.

7. BRIEFINGS AND PRESENTATIONS

Recognition and appreciation of Mark Smith's contributions to the SJRA upon his retirement.

8. EXECUTIVE SESSION - If necessary, the Board of Directors will adjourn to Closed Session at this point in the meeting to consider the following items; however, the Board of Directors reserves the right to adjourn to Closed Session at any time during the course of this meeting as allowed by law.

a. Discussion regarding items identified elsewhere on the agenda pursuant to Texas Government Code Sections 551.071 (Consultation with Attorney), 551.072 (Real Property), 551.073 (Prospective Gifts), 551.074 (Personnel Matters), or 551.076 (Security Devices), as applicable.

b. Consultations with attorney, pursuant to Texas Government Code, Section 551.071 regarding:
1. Litigation related to Hurricane Harvey, including additional legal services to be provided by Hunton Andrews Kurth, LLP;
2. Litigation related to GRP water line breaks (Line Segments W2A and W2B); and
3. Expedited Declaratory Judgement Act litigation and other litigation related to GRP.

9. Reconvene in Open Session - The Board of Directors will reconvene in Open Session at this point in the meeting and, if necessary, take action on any agenda item discussed in Closed Session and/or identified below.

10. ANNOUNCEMENTS / FUTURE AGENDA

The next San Jacinto River Authority Regular Board Meeting will be October 22, 2020.

11. ADJOURN

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and would like to request auxiliary aids or services are requested to contact Cynthia Bowman at (936) 588-3111 at least three business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

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