Friday, May 10, 2002

Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission

9:30 a.m.
Room 201S, Building E
12100 Park 35 Circle

No closed session convened.

This meeting is a work session for discussion between commissioners and staff. Public comment will be accepted only by invitation of the Commission.

  1. Discussion of the Enforcement Reports for February and March 2002. Anne Dobbs, Compliance and Enforcement presented this issue.
  2. No action taken.

  3. Consideration of issues related to the agency's FY 2003 Preliminary Operating Budget. Grace Montgomery Faulkner, OAS, Becky O'Brien, B&P, and Linda Flores, CFO presented this issue. Staff will return to the June 14th work session to request approval of the final operating budget.
  4. No action taken.

  5. Consideration of legislative issues potentially affecting the TNRCC and actions taken by the Texas Legislature. The commission may also meet in closed meeting to receive legal advice regarding these matters, or any of the above matters, as authorized by Section 551.071 of the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551 of the Government Code. Any commission action, decision, or vote on these matters will be made in open meeting in accordance with Section 551.102 of the Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551 of the Government Code. Steve Minick, IGR, commented that his staff will be providing input to the Senate Natural Resources Committee regarding Senate Bill 5 in response to a request from Chairman Brown.
  6. No action taken.

  7. Planning for the next Commissioners' Work Session. The next work session is June 14. Topics for this work session include FY 03 Operating Budget, hearing to consider motions to overturn city of Marshall water rights amendment, request for approval of minor revisions to 4 TMDLs, review of supplemental environmental projects policy and possible revisions, and legislative recommendations, as well as the standing items.