Ad Hoc Infrastructure Committee

Wednesday, 9:00 am, November 1, 2006

Commission Hearing Room
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, TX 78744

Approval of Previous Meeting Minutes

  1. Land and Water Plan Update
    Staff: Robert Cook
  2. Bond Program and Capital Project Update
    • Bond Expenditures
    • Capital Projects
    Staff: Steve Whiston
  3. East Texas Freshwater Fish Hatchery Bond Resolution (Action Item No. 6)
    Staff: Steve Whiston

Committee Agenda Item No. 1
Presenter: Robert L. Cook

Ad Hoc Infrastructure Committee
Land and Water Plan Update
November 2006

I. Executive Summary: Executive Director Robert L. Cook will briefly update the Commission on the status of the agency's efforts to implement the Land and Water Resources Conservation and Recreation Plan (the Plan).

II. Discussion: In 2001, the 77th Texas Legislature directed that the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) develop a Land and Water Resources Conservation and Recreation Plan (Tex. Park & Wild. Code §11.104). In November 2002, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission (the Commission) adopted the first Plan. A revised Plan was adopted by the Commission in January 2005. The Plan is available on the TPWD web site. Executive Director Robert L. Cook will update the Ad Hoc Infrastructure Committee on TPWD's recent progress in achieving the Plan's Goals and Objectives as they relate to the Ad Hoc Infrastructure Committee.

The Plan consists of 8 Goals and a total of 56 Objectives. The Goals stated in the Plan are as follows:


Committee Agenda Item No. 2
Presenter: Steve Whiston

Ad Hoc Infrastructure Committee
Bond Program and Capital Project Update
November 2006

I. Executive Summary: The Committee will be provided an update of the General Obligation Prop. 8 Bond Program and Capital Construction Projects.

II. Discussion: The briefing will include information on total bond funds expended, number of projects completed and our success in meeting program goals. An update on Capital Projects will include the status of the repair and dry berthing of the Battleship TEXAS, the San Jacinto Monument and Hurricane Rita repairs, and the TxDOT Repair Program.


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