IN ADDITION

Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation

Notice of Public Hearing Regarding the Issuance of Bonds

Notice is hereby given of a public hearing to be held by the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation (the "Issuer") at the Offices of the Issuer at 2200 East Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Austin, Texas 78702 on September 14, 2017 at 8:30 a.m., on the proposed issuance by the Issuer of one or more series of multifamily housing revenue bonds (the "Bonds") to provide financing for the acquisition, construction and equipping of the following multifamily housing project (the "Project"), as well as to fund working capital for the Project and reserve funds and costs of issuance for the Bonds:

Spring Gardens Apartments, 4540 Lasater Road, Balch Springs, Texas 75181.

The maximum aggregate face amount of the Bonds to be issued with respect to the Project is $14,000,000. The owner of the Project is LDG Spring Gardens, LP, a Texas Limited Partnership.

All interested persons are invited to attend the public hearing to express orally, or in writing, their views on the Projects and the issuance of the Bonds. Further information with respect to the proposed Bonds will be available at the hearing or upon written request prior thereto addressed to the Issuer at 2200 East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78702, Attention: David W. Danenfelzer; (512) 477-3562.

Individuals who require auxiliary aids in order to attend this meeting should contact Laura Ross, ADA Responsible Employee, at (512) 477-3560 at least two days before the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Individuals may transmit written testimony or comments regarding the subject matter of this public hearing to David Danenfelzer at ddanenfelzer@tsahc.org.

TRD-201703024

David Long

President

Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation

Filed: August 9, 2017


Notice of Public Hearing Regarding the Issuance of Bonds

Notice is hereby given of a public hearing to be held by the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation (the "Issuer") at the Balch Springs Library Learning Center at 12450 Elam Road, Balch Springs, Texas 75180, on August 30, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., on the proposed issuance by the Issuer of one or more series of multifamily housing revenue bonds (the "Bonds") to provide financing for the acquisition, construction and equipping of the following multifamily housing project (the "Project"), as well as to fund working capital for the Project and reserve funds and costs of issuance for the Bonds:

Spring Gardens Apartments, 4540 Lasater Road, Balch Springs, Texas 75181.

The maximum aggregate face amount of the Bonds to be issued with respect to the Project is $14,000,000. The owner of the Project is LDG Spring Gardens, LP, a Texas Limited Partnership.

All interested persons are invited to attend the public hearing to express orally, or in writing, their views on the Projects and the issuance of the Bonds. Further information with respect to the proposed Bonds will be available at the hearing or upon written request prior thereto addressed to the Issuer at 2200 East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78702, Attention: David W. Danenfelzer; (512) 477-3562.

Individuals who require auxiliary aids in order to attend this meeting should contact Laura Ross, ADA Responsible Employee, at (512) 477-3560 at least two days before the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Individuals may transmit written testimony or comments regarding the subject matter of this public hearing to David Danenfelzer at ddanenfelzer@tsahc.org.

TRD-201703025

David Long

President

Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation

Filed: August 9, 2017


Office of the Attorney General

Texas Water Code and Texas Health and Safety Code Settlement Notice

Notice is hereby given by the State of Texas of the following proposed resolution of an environmental enforcement lawsuit under the Texas Water Code and the Texas Health & Safety Code. Before the State may settle a judicial enforcement action under the Texas Water Code, the State shall permit the public to comment in writing on the proposed judgment. The Attorney General will consider any written comments and may withdraw or withhold consent to the proposed judgment if the comments disclose facts or considerations that indicate that the consent is inappropriate, improper, inadequate, or inconsistent with the requirements of the Texas Water Code and the Texas Health & Safety Code.

Case Title and Court: Sulphur Springs, Texas, and the State of Texas, acting by and through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality v. Rumsey Site Construction, LLC and West Side Construction Co. Inc., Cause No. CV-42507, 62nd Judicial District Court, Hopkins County, Texas.

Nature of Defendants' Operations: Defendants Rumsey Site Construction, LLC ("Rumsey") and West Side Construction Company Inc. ("West Side") were subcontractors engaged in the construction of the Pioneer Crossing senior living facility located at 668 Gossett Lane in Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, Texas (the "Site"). Defendant Rumsey and Defendant West Side both served as excavation subcontractors hired to perform excavation work at the Site. Both Defendants performed work at the Site during the 100-day period during which the Site lacked authorization to discharge under the general permit for construction-related stormwater discharges. In addition, Defendant Rumsey allegedly directed the installation of an unauthorized tap into Sulphur Springs' sanitary sewer system, thereby routing stormwater runoff from the Site into the sewer line. Defendant West Side allegedly directed the intentional pumping of pooled stormwater and construction debris from the Site directly into a nearby creek.

Proposed Agreed Judgment: The Agreed Final Judgment orders civil penalties of $48,500 against Defendant Rumsey Site Construction, LLC, and $14,250 against Defendant West Side Construction Co. Inc. The civil penalties will be equally divided between Sulphur Springs and the State of Texas. Furthermore, Defendant Rumsey will pay Sulphur Springs and the State of Texas $33,650 and $2,850 in attorney's fees respectively; Defendant West Side will pay Sulphur Springs and the State of Texas $7,900 and $2,850 in attorney's fees respectively. Defendants will bear all costs of court.

For a complete description of the proposed settlement, the proposed Agreed Final Judgment should be reviewed in its entirety. Requests for copies of the judgment, and written comments on the proposed settlement, should be directed to Erin Rodman, Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General, P.O. Box 12548, MC 066, Austin, Texas 78711-2548, (512) 463-2012, facsimile (512) 320-0911. Written comments must be received within 30 days of publication of this notice to be considered.

TRD-201702981

Amanda Crawford

General Counsel

Office of the Attorney General

Filed: August 8, 2017


Comptroller of Public Accounts

Certification of the Average Closing Price of Gas and Oil - July 2017

The Comptroller of Public Accounts, administering agency for the collection of the Oil Production Tax, has determined, as required by Tax Code, §202.058, that the average taxable price of oil for reporting period July 2017 is $37.04 per barrel for the three-month period beginning on April 1, 2017, and ending June 30, 2017. Therefore, pursuant to Tax Code, §202.058, oil produced during the month of July 2017, from a qualified low-producing oil lease, is not eligible for a credit on the oil production tax imposed by Tax Code, Chapter 202.

The Comptroller of Public Accounts, administering agency for the collection of the Natural Gas Production Tax, has determined, as required by Tax Code, §201.059, that the average taxable price of gas for reporting period July 2017 is $2.31 per mcf for the three-month period beginning on April 1, 2017, and ending June 30, 2017. Therefore, pursuant to Tax Code, §201.059, gas produced during the month of July 2017, from a qualified low-producing well, is eligible for a 100% credit on the natural gas production tax imposed by Tax Code, Chapter 201.

The Comptroller of Public Accounts, administering agency for the collection of the Franchise Tax, has determined, as required by Tax Code, §171.1011(s), that the average closing price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil for the month of July 2017 is $46.68 per barrel. Therefore, pursuant to Tax Code, §171.1011(r), a taxable entity shall not exclude total revenue received from oil produced during the month of July 2017, from a qualified low-producing oil well.

The Comptroller of Public Accounts, administering agency for the collection of the Franchise Tax, has determined, as required by Tax Code, §171.1011(s), that the average closing price of gas for the month of July 2017 is $2.96 per MMBtu. Therefore, pursuant to Tax Code, §171.1011(r), a taxable entity shall exclude total revenue received from gas produced during the month of July 2017, from a qualified low-producing gas well.

Inquiries should be submitted to Teresa G. Bostick, Director, Tax Policy Division, P.O. Box 13528, Austin, Texas 78711-3528.

TRD-201703027

Lita Gonzalez

General Counsel

Comptroller of Public Accounts

Filed: August 9, 2017


Notice of Contract Award

The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, on behalf of the Texas Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board, announces this notice of award for certified public accounting services to RSM US LLC, 811 Barton Spring Road, Suite 550, Austin, Texas 78704, under Request for Proposals No. 219i ("RFP"). The total amount of the contract is not to exceed $235,400.00. The term of the contract is September 1, 2017, through August 31, 2018, with option to renew for three (3) one-year renewals, one (1) year at a time. The RFP was published in the March 3, 2017, issue of the Texas Register (42 TexReg1041).

TRD-201702935

Vicki L. Rees

Assistant General Counsel, Contracts

Comptroller of Public Accounts

Filed: August 4, 2017


Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner

Notice of Rate Ceilings

The Consumer Credit Commissioner of Texas has ascertained the following rate ceilings by use of the formulas and methods described in §303.003 and §303.009, Texas Finance Code.

The weekly ceiling as prescribed by §303.003 and §303.009 for the period of 08/14/17 - 08/20/17 is 18% for Consumer1/Agricultural/Commercial2 credit through $250,000.

The weekly ceiling as prescribed by §303.003 and §303.009 for the period of 08/14/17 - 08/20/17 is 18% for Commercial over $250,000.

1 Credit for personal, family or household use.

2 Credit for business, commercial, investment or other similar purpose.

TRD-201702988

Leslie Pettijohn

Commissioner

Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner

Filed: August 8, 2017


Court of Criminal Appeals

In the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas

Misc. Docket No. 17-009

ORDER CONCERNING ADOPTION OF TEXAS RULE OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE 4.6

ORDERED that:

By order dated June 5, 2017, in Misc. Docket No. 17-007, the Court of Criminal Appeals promulgated Rule of Appellate Procedure 4.6, effective September 1, 2017. The public comment period has expired.

The Court of Criminal Appeals has determined that implementation of this rule should be delayed to allow the Court time to thoroughly consider public comments received during the comment period. Therefore, Rule of Appellate Procedure 4.6 will not become effective on September 1, 2017.

The Clerk is directed to:

a. file a copy of this order with the Secretary of State;

b. cause a copy of this order to be mailed to each registered member of the State Bar of Texas by publication in the Texas Bar Journal;

c. send a copy of this order to each elected member of the Legislature; and

d. submit a copy of the order for publication in the Texas Register.

Dated: August 7, 2017.

__________________________

Sharon Keller, Presiding Judge

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Michael Keasler, Judge

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Barbara Hervey, Judge

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Elsa Alcala, Judge

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Bert Richardson, Judge

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Kevin P. Yeary, Judge

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David Newell, Judge

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Mary Lou Keel, Judge

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Scott Walker, Judge

TRD-201703002

Deana Williamson

Clerk

Court of Criminal Appeals

Filed: August 8, 2017


Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Agreed Orders

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ, agency, or commission) staff is providing an opportunity for written public comment on the listed Agreed Orders (AOs) in accordance with Texas Water Code (TWC), §7.075. TWC, §7.075 requires that before the commission may approve the AOs, the commission shall allow the public an opportunity to submit written comments on the proposed AOs. TWC, §7.075 requires that notice of the proposed orders and the opportunity to comment must be published in the Texas Register no later than the 30th day before the date on which the public comment period closes, which in this case is September 18, 2017. TWC, §7.075 also requires that the commission promptly consider any written comments received and that the commission may withdraw or withhold approval of an AO if a comment discloses facts or considerations that indicate that consent is inappropriate, improper, inadequate, or inconsistent with the requirements of the statutes and rules within the commission's jurisdiction or the commission's orders and permits issued in accordance with the commission's regulatory authority. Additional notice of changes to a proposed AO is not required to be published if those changes are made in response to written comments.

A copy of each proposed AO is available for public inspection at both the commission's central office, located at 12100 Park 35 Circle, Building C, 1st Floor, Austin, Texas 78753, (512) 239-2545 and at the applicable regional office listed as follows. Written comments about an AO should be sent to the enforcement coordinator designated for each AO at the commission's central office at P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087 and must be received by 5:00 p.m. on September 18, 2017. Written comments may also be sent by facsimile machine to the enforcement coordinator at (512) 239-2550. The commission's enforcement coordinators are available to discuss the AOs and/or the comment procedure at the listed phone numbers; however, TWC, §7.075 provides that comments on the AOs shall be submitted to the commission in writing.

(1) COMPANY: Air Liquide Large Industries U.S. LP; DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0526-AIR-E; IDENTIFIER: RN100215334; LOCATION: Freeport, Brazoria County; TYPE OF FACILITY: carbon monoxide and hydrogen production plant; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §§101.20(3), 116.715(a), and 122.143(4), Flexible Permit Numbers 32274, PSD-TX-995M1, and N-042, Special Conditions (SC) Number 6.B, Federal Operating Permit (FOP) Number O2391, Special Terms and Conditions (STC) Number 11, and Texas Health and Safety Code (THSC), §382.085(b), by failing to comply with the carbon monoxide (CO) concentration limit for the Auxiliary Boiler, Emissions Point Number (EPN) AUXSTACK; 30 TAC §§101.20(3), 116.715(a), and 122.143(4), Flexible Permit Numbers 32274, PSD-TX-995M1, and N-042, SC Number 5.B, FOP Number O2391, STC Number 11, and THSC, §382.085(b), by failing to comply with the CO concentration limit for the Steam Methane Reformer, EPN SMRSTACK; 30 TAC §122.143(4) and §122.145(2)(A), FOP Number O2391, General Terms and Conditions, and THSC, §382.085(b), by failing to report all instances of deviations; and 30 TAC §§101.20(3), 116.715(a), and 122.143(4), Flexible Permit Numbers 32274, PSD-TX-995M1, and N-042, SC Number 14.B, FOP Number O2391, STC Number 11, and THSC, §382.085(b), by failing to conduct cylinder gas audits no closer than two months apart; PENALTY: $27,200; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Carol McGrath, (210) 403-4063; REGIONAL OFFICE: 5425 Polk Street, Suite H, Houston, Texas 77023-1452, (713) 767-3500.

(2) COMPANY: Amos Blake Benson; DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0861-WOC-E; IDENTIFIER: RN109726760; LOCATION: Brownfield, Lamb County; TYPE OF FACILITY: on-site sewage facility; RULE VIOLATED: 30 TAC §30.5(a), by failing to obtain a required occupational license; PENALTY: $175; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Abigail Lindsey, (512) 269-2576; REGIONAL OFFICE: 5012 50th Street, Suite 100, Lubbock, Texas 79414-3426, (806) 796-7092.

(3) COMPANY: BLUEBONNET YOUTH RANCH; DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0829-PWS-E; IDENTIFIER: RN101280832; LOCATION: Yoakum, DeWitt County; TYPE OF FACILITY: youth ranch; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §290.115(f)(1) and Texas Health and Safety Code, §341.0315(c), by failing to comply with the maximum contaminant level of 0.080 milligrams per liter for trihalomethanes, based on the locational running annual average; and 30 TAC §290.122(c)(2)(A) and (f), by failing to provide public notification and submit a copy of the public notification to the executive director regarding the failure to conduct triggered source monitoring during the month of April 2016; PENALTY: $230; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Steven Van Landingham, (512) 239-5717; REGIONAL OFFICE: 6300 Ocean Drive, Suite 1200, Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5839, (361) 825-3100.

(4) COMPANY: City of Bridge City; DOCKET NUMBER: 2015-1057-MWD-E; IDENTIFIER: RN102846037; LOCATION: Bridge City, Orange County; TYPE OF FACILITY: wastewater treatment plant; RULES VIOLATED: TWC, §26.121(a)(1), 30 TAC §305.125(1) and (4), and Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit Number WQ0010051001, Permit Conditions Number 2.d, by failing to take all reasonable steps to prevent any discharge of sludge use or disposal which has a reasonable likelihood of adversely affecting human health or the environment; PENALTY: $76,500; Supplemental Environmental Project offset amount of $76,500; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Melissa Castro, (512) 239-0855; REGIONAL OFFICE: 3870 Eastex Freeway, Beaumont, Texas 77703-1892, (409) 898-3838.

(5) COMPANY: City of Odem; DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0594-PWS-E; IDENTIFIER: RN101406387; LOCATION: Odem, San Patricio County; TYPE OF FACILITY: public water supply; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §290.117(c)(2)(B), (h), and (i)(1), by failing to collect lead and copper tap samples at the required ten sample sites, have the samples analyzed, and report the results to the executive director (ED) for the January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016, monitoring period; 30 TAC §290.117(c)(2)(C), (h), and (i)(1), by failing to collect lead and copper tap samples at the required ten sample sites, have the samples analyzed, and report the results to the ED for the January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2015, monitoring period; and 30 TAC §290.117(i)(6) and (j), by failing to provide a consumer notification of lead tap water monitoring results to persons served at the sites that were tested, and failing to mail a copy of the consumer notification of tap results to the ED along with certification that the consumer notification has been distributed for the January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016, monitoring period; PENALTY: $825; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Ryan Byer, (512) 239-2571; REGIONAL OFFICE: 6300 Ocean Drive, Suite 1200, Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5839, (361) 825-3100.

(6) COMPANY: City of Rio Hondo; DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0395-PWS-E; IDENTIFIER: RN101209195; LOCATION: Rio Hondo, Cameron County; TYPE OF FACILITY: public water supply; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §290.115(f)(1) and Texas Health and Safety Code, §341.0315(c), by failing to comply with the maximum contaminant level of 0.080 milligrams per liter for total trihalomethanes based on the locational running annual average; 30 TAC §290.117(c)(2)(A), (h), and (i)(1), by failing to collect lead and copper tap samples at the required 20 sample sites for the January 1, 2016 - June 30, 2016, monitoring period, have the samples analyzed, and report the results to the executive director (ED); 30 TAC §290.117(c)(2)(C), (h), and (i)(1) and §290.122(c)(2)(A) and (f), by failing to collect lead and copper tap samples at the required ten sample sites for the January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2015, monitoring period, have the samples analyzed, and report the results to the ED, and failing to provide public notification and submit a copy of the public notification to the ED regarding the failure to collect lead and copper tap samples for the January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2015, monitoring period; 30 TAC §290.271(b) and §290.274(a) and (c), by failing to mail or directly deliver one copy of the Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) to each bill paying customer by July 1st of each year, and failing to submit a copy of the annual CCR and certification that the CCR has been distributed to the customers of the facility, and that the information in the CCR is correct and consistent with compliance monitoring data for calendar years 2014 and 2015; and 30 TAC §290.122(c)(2)(A) and (f), by failing to provide public notification and submit a copy of the public notification to the ED regarding the failure to conduct increased coliform monitoring for the month of November 2015, the failure to conduct chlorite monitoring for the month of May 2015, the failure to submit a Surface Water Monthly Operating Report for the month of April 2015, and the non-acute surface water treatment technique violation during the month of January 2015; PENALTY: $967; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Sarah Kim, (512) 239-4728; REGIONAL OFFICE: 1804 West Jefferson Avenue, Harlingen, Texas 78550-5247, (956) 425-6010.

(7) COMPANY: City of Waller; DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0649-PWS-E; IDENTIFIER: RN101383891; LOCATION: Waller, Waller County; TYPE OF FACILITY: public water supply; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §290.117(c)(2)(C), (h), and (i)(1), by failing to collect lead and copper tap samples at the required ten sample sites, have the samples analyzed, and report the results to the executive director (ED) for the January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2015, monitoring period; 30 TAC §290.117(c)(2)(B), (h), and (i)(1) and §290.122(c)(2)(A) and (f), by failing to collect lead and copper tap samples at the required ten sample sites, have the samples analyzed, and report the results to the ED for the January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016, monitoring period, and failing to provide public notification and submit a copy of the public notification to the ED regarding the failure to collect lead and copper tap samples for the January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016 monitoring period; 30 TAC §290.117(i)(6) and (j), by failing to provide a consumer notification of lead tap water monitoring results to persons served at the sites that were tested, and failing to mail a copy of the consumer notification of tap results to the ED along with certification that the consumer notification has been distributed in a manner consistent with TCEQ requirements for the January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016, monitoring period; and 30 TAC §290.122(c)(2)(A) and (f), by failing to provide public notification and submit a copy of the public notification to the ED regarding the failure to submit a Disinfectant Level Quarterly Operating Report for the third quarter of 2016; PENALTY: $480; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Jason Fraley, (512) 239-2552; REGIONAL OFFICE: 5425 Polk Street, Suite H, Houston, Texas 77023-1452, (713) 767-3500.

(8) COMPANY: Coastal Gulf and International Laboratories, Incorporated.; DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0686-IHW-E; IDENTIFIER: RN106879562; LOCATION: Nederland, Jefferson County; TYPE OF FACILITY: third-party laboratory that serves as cargo and vessel inspectors, commodities evaluators, and sample testers for oil products; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §335.10(c) and 40 Code of Federal Regulations §262.20(a), by failing to accurately and correctly prepare manifests for hazardous and Class I non-hazardous waste; 30 TAC §335.9(a)(1), by failing to maintain records of all hazardous waste and industrial solid waste activities; and 30 TAC §335.6(c), by failing to submit a Notice of Registration; PENALTY: $4,037; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Epifanio Villarreal, (361) 825-3421; REGIONAL OFFICE: 3870 Eastex Freeway, Beaumont, Texas 77703-1830, (409) 898-3838.

(9) COMPANY: Everett, David P. Sr.; DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0860-WOC-E; IDENTIFIER: RN103615159; LOCATION: Clifton, Bosque County; TYPE OF FACILITY: public water supply; RULE VIOLATED: 30 TAC §30.5(a), by failing to obtain a required occupational license; PENALTY: $175; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Abigail Lindsey, (512) 239-2576; REGIONAL OFFICE: 6801 Sanger Avenue, Suite 2500, Waco, Texas 76710-7826, (254) 751-0335.

(10) COMPANY: Fikes Wholesale, Incorporated dba Taylor Food Mart 2152; DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0227-PST-E; IDENTIFIER: RN102406881; LOCATION: Stephenville, Erath County; TYPE OF FACILITY: convenience store with retail sales of gasoline; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §334.72, by failing to report a suspected release to the TCEQ within 24 hours of discovery; 30 TAC §334.74, by failing to investigate a suspected release of a regulated substance within 30 days of discovery; and 30 TAC §205.6 and TWC, §5.702, by failing to pay outstanding General Permit Wastewater fees for TCEQ Financial Account Number 20502741 for fiscal year 2017; PENALTY: $12,600; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Stephanie McCurley, (512) 239-2607; REGIONAL OFFICE: 2309 Gravel Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76118-6951, (817) 588-5800.

(11) COMPANY: Fort Worth Transportation Authority; DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0434-PST-E; IDENTIFIER: RN102029121; LOCATION: Fort Worth, Tarrant County; TYPE OF FACILITY: a fleet refueling facility; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §334.74, by failing to investigate a suspected release of a regulated substance within 30 days of discovery; and 30 TAC §334.50(d)(9)(A)(v) and §334.72, by failing to report a suspected release to the TCEQ within 72 hours of discovery; PENALTY: $16,125; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Benjamin Sakmar, (512) 239-1704; REGIONAL OFFICE: 2309 Gravel Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76118-6951, (817) 588-5800.

(12) COMPANY: Houston Refining LP; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-2070-AIR-E; IDENTIFIER: RN100218130; LOCATION: Houston, Harris County; TYPE OF FACILITY: petroleum refining plant; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §§101.20(1) and (3), 116.715(a), 117.8100(a)(1)(A), and 122.143(4), Texas Health and Safety Code (THSC), §382.085(b), 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) §60.13(d)(1), Federal Operating Permit (FOP) Number O1372, Special Terms and Conditions (STC) Number 1.A, and Flexible Permit Numbers 2167 and PSDTX985, Special Conditions (SC) Number 8, by failing to maintain the Continuous Emission Monitoring System in good working order and operating properly during normal plant operations; 30 TAC §§101.20(1) and (3), 116.715(a), and 122.143(4), THSC, §382.085(b), 40 CFR §60.103a(h), FOP Number O1372, STC Numbers 1.A and 26, and Flexible Permit Numbers 2167 and PSDTX985, SC Number 25, by failing to comply with the concentration limits; and 30 TAC §§101.20(3), 116.715(a), and 122.143(4), THSC, §382.085(b), FOP Number O1372, STC Number 26, and Flexible Permit Numbers 2167 and PSDTX985, SC Number 1, by failing to prevent unauthorized emissions; PENALTY: $77,626; Supplemental Environmental Project offset amount of $31,050; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Jo Hunsberger, (512) 239-1274; REGIONAL OFFICE: 5425 Polk Street, Suite H, Houston, Texas 77023-1452, (713) 767-3500.

(13) COMPANY: JPN ENTERPRISE, LLC dba GSES Dry Clean Super Center; DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0337-MLM-E; IDENTIFIER: RN104111158; LOCATION: Allen, Collin County; TYPE OF FACILITY: dry cleaning facility; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §337.11(d)(3), by failing to ensure that a valid, current agency registration certificate is displayed at the facility and posted in a public area where the certificate is clearly visible; 30 TAC §337.20(e)(3)(A), by failing to install a dike or other secondary containment structure around each storage area for dry cleaning waste or wastewater; 30 TAC §337.20(e)(6)(B) and §337.72(3), by failing to visually inspect each installed secondary containment structure weekly to ensure that the structure is not damaged and keep a log of the inspections; 30 TAC §337.70(b) and §337.72(1) and (2), by failing to maintain dry cleaner records for a minimum of five years; and 30 TAC §335.4, by failing to cause, suffer, allow, or permit the unauthorized disposal of industrial hazardous waste; PENALTY: $4,612; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Epifanio Villarreal, (361) 825-3421; REGIONAL OFFICE: 2309 Gravel Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76118-6951, (817) 588-5800.

(14) COMPANY: Livingston Care Associates, Incorporated and Polk Health Holdings LLC; DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0296-MWD-E; IDENTIFIER: RN101718765; LOCATION: Livingston, Polk County; TYPE OF FACILITY: a wastewater treatment plant; RULES VIOLATED: TWC, §26.121(a)(1), 30 TAC §305.125(1), and Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) Permit Number WQ0013388001, Effluent Limitations and Monitoring Requirements Number 1, by failing to comply with permitted effluent limitations; 30 TAC §305.125(1) and TPDES Permit Number WQ0013388001, Section III.G., by failing to submit the annual sludge report for the monitoring periods of 2013 - 2016; 30 TAC §217.152(c) and §305.125(1), and TPDES Permit Number WQ0013388001, Operational Requirements Number 1, by failing to ensure that the facility and all of its systems of collection, treatment, and disposal are properly operated and maintained; 30 TAC §305.125(1) and (17) and §319.7(d) and TPDES Permit Number WQ0013388001, Monitoring and Reporting Requirements Number 1, by failing to timely submit monthly effluent reports at intervals specified in the permit; 30 TAC §305.125(1) and (17) and §319.7(d) and TPDES Permit Number WQ0013388001, Monitoring and Reporting Requirements Number 1, by failing to collect monitoring results at intervals specified in the permit; 30 TAC §305.125(1) and (17) and TPDES Permit Number WQ0013388001, Monitoring and Reporting Requirements Number 7.c., by failing to report in writing any effluent violation which deviates from the permitted effluent limitation by more than 40% to the TCEQ Beaumont Regional Office and the Enforcement Division within five working days of becoming aware of the noncompliance; 30 TAC §305.125(1) and §319.11(a) and TPDES Permit Number WQ0013388001, Monitoring and Reporting Requirements Number 2.a., by failing to properly collect effluent samples; and 30 TAC §305.125(1) and §319.11(a) and TPDES Permit Number WQ0013388001, Monitoring and Reporting Requirements Number 4, by failing to include and report additional monitoring results on monthly Discharge Monitoring Reports; PENALTY: $27,084; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Steven Van Landingham, (512) 239-5717; REGIONAL OFFICE: 3870 Eastex Freeway, Beaumont, Texas 77703-1830, (409) 898-3838.

(15) COMPANY: MELROSE WATER SUPPLY CORPORATION; DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0509-PWS-E; IDENTIFIER: RN102689346; LOCATION: Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County; TYPE OF FACILITY: public water supply; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §290.46(n)(2), by failing to provide an accurate and up-to-date map of the distribution system so that valves and mains can be easily located during emergencies; 30 TAC §290.46(m)(4), by failing to maintain all water treatment units, storage and pressure maintenance facilities, distribution system lines, and related appurtenances in a watertight condition; 30 TAC §290.46(q)(1) and (2), by failing to issue a boil water notification to the persons served by the facility within 24 hours of a low pressure event or water outage using the prescribed format in 30 TAC §290.47(c); 30 TAC §290.44(a)(4), by failing to install water transmission and distribution lines below the frost line and in no case less than 24 inches below ground surface; and 30 TAC §290.46(e)(4)(C), by failing to operate the facility under the direct supervision of at least two water works operators who hold a Class C or higher license; PENALTY: $2,286; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Ryan Byer, (512) 239-2571; REGIONAL OFFICE: 3870 Eastex Freeway, Beaumont, Texas 77703-1830, (409) 898-3838.

(16) COMPANY: Muhammad Zaman dba Hoffs Food Stop; DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0666-PST-E; IDENTIFIER: RN101746956; LOCATION: Mathis, San Patricio County; TYPE OF FACILITY: convenience store with retail sales of gasoline; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §334.48(c) and §334.50(d)(1)(b) and TWC, §26.3475(c)(1), by failing to conduct effective manual or automatic inventory control procedures for all underground storage tanks (USTs); and 30 TAC §334.602(a), by failing to identify and designate at least one individual for the UST facility to be trained and certified as a Class C operator; PENALTY: $5,625; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Carlos Molina, (512) 239-2557; REGIONAL OFFICE: 6300 Ocean Drive, Suite 1200, Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5839, (361) 825-3100.

(17) COMPANY: NHB Corporation dba EZ Mart 2; DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0675-PST-E; IDENTIFIER: RN101675056; LOCATION: Waco, McLennan County; TYPE OF FACILITY: convenience store with retail sales of gasoline; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §334.50(b)(1)(A) and (2) and TWC, §26.3475(a) and (c)(1), by failing to monitor the underground storage tanks (USTs) for releases at a frequency of at least once every month, and failing to provide release detection for the pressurized piping associated with the UST system; PENALTY: $3,128; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Margarita Dennis, (817) 588-5892; REGIONAL OFFICE: 6801 Sanger Avenue, Suite 2500, Waco, Texas 76710-7826, (254) 751-0335.

(18) COMPANY: R.N.A. CORPORATION dba RNA Chevron; DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0514-PST-E; IDENTIFIER: RN102838729; LOCATION: Alvin, Brazoria County; TYPE OF FACILITY: convenience store with retail sales of gasoline; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §115.241(c)(1) and Texas Health and Safety Code, §382.085(b), by failing to complete all Stage II decommissioning activity within 30 calendar days after the date the decommissioning activity was initiated; 30 TAC §334.10(b)(1)(B) and §334.49(e)(1), by failing to maintain all underground storage tank (UST) records and make them immediately available for inspection upon request by agency personnel; 30 TAC §334.45(c)(3)(A), by failing to ensure that the emergency shutoff valves are securely anchored at the base of the dispensers; and 30 TAC §334.50(b)(1)(A) and TWC, §26.3475(c)(1), by failing to monitor the USTs for releases at a frequency of at least once every month; PENALTY: $5,564; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: John Paul Fennell, (512) 239-2616; REGIONAL OFFICE: 5425 Polk Street, Suite H Houston, Texas 77023-1452, (713) 767-3500.

(19) COMPANY: Ramiro Munoz dba Blue Shadow Village MH Park; DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0508-PWS-E; IDENTIFIER: RN109690412; LOCATION: Carrizo Springs, Dimmit County; TYPE OF FACILITY: public water supply; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §290.39(e)(1) and (h)(1) and Texas Health and Safety Code, §341.035(a), by failing to submit plans and specifications to the executive director for review and approval prior to the construction of a new public water supply; 30 TAC §290.46(n)(3), by failing to maintain copies of well completion data such as well material setting data, geological log, sealing information, disinfection information, microbiological sample results, and a chemical analysis report of a representative sample of water from the well; 30 TAC §290.42(b)(1) and (e)(3), by failing to provide disinfection facilities for the groundwater supply to ensure that continuous and effective disinfection can be achieved under all conditions for the purpose of microbiological control and distribution protection; and 30 TAC §290.46(e)(4)(A), by failing to operate the facility under the direct supervision of a licensed water works operator who holds a Class D or higher license; PENALTY: $896; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Ryan Byer, (512) 239-2571; REGIONAL OFFICE: 707 East Calton Road, Suite 304, Laredo, Texas 78041-3887, (956) 791-6611.

(20) COMPANY: RIGHT LANE ENTERPRISE INCORPORATED dba Chilly Market; DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0612-PST-E; IDENTIFIER: RN102226693; LOCATION: Grand Prairie, Dallas County; TYPE OF FACILITY: convenience store with retail sales of gasoline; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §334.50(b)(1)(A) and TWC, §26.3475(c)(1), by failing to monitor the underground storage tank for releases at a frequency of at least once every month; PENALTY: $4,500; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Jo Hunsberger, (512) 239-1274; REGIONAL OFFICE: 2309 Gravel Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76118-6951, (817) 588-5800.

(21) COMPANY: Stephen Joel Friedman; DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0800-MWD-E; IDENTIFIER: RN101526929; LOCATION: Houston, Harris County; TYPE OF FACILITY: wastewater treatment facility; RULES VIOLATED: TWC, §26.121(a)(1) and 30 TAC §305.65 and §305.125(2), by failing to maintain authorization to discharge wastewater into or adjacent to any water in the state; and TWC, §5.702 and 30 TAC §21.4, by failing to pay Consolidated Water Quality fees and associated late fees for TCEQ Financial Administration Account Number 23001001 for Fiscal Years 2015 - 2017; PENALTY: $1,125; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Claudia Corrales, (432) 620-6138; REGIONAL OFFICE: 5425 Polk Street, Suite H, Houston, Texas 77023-1452, (713) 767-3500.

(22) COMPANY: Texas Department of Transportation; DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0356-PWS-E; IDENTIFIER: RN102674090; LOCATION: Whitsett, Live Oak County; TYPE OF FACILITY: public water supply; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §290.43(c) and (3), by failing to provide each ground storage tank with the minimum number, size, and type of roof vents, man ways, drains, sample connections, access ladders, overflows, liquid level indicators, and other appurtenances as specified in these rules, and failed to ensure that overflows terminating at any point above ground level are located near enough and at a position accessible from a ladder or balcony for inspection purposes; 30 TAC §290.45(f)(1), by failing to make a water purchase contract available to the executive director (ED) in order that production, storage, service pump, or pressure maintenance capacity may be properly evaluated; 30 TAC §290.43(c)(4), by failing to provide all water storage tanks with a liquid level indicator located at the tank site; 30 TAC §290.45(d)(2)(B)(v) and Texas Health and Safety Code (THSC), §341.0315(c), by failing to provide a minimum pressure tank capacity of 220 gallons with additional capacity, if necessary, based on a sanitary survey conducted by the ED; 30 TAC §290.39(j) and (j)(1)(A) and THSC, §341.0351, by failing to notify and obtain approval of plans and specifications from the ED prior to making any significant change or addition to the system's production, treatment, storage, pressure maintenance, or distribution facilities; PENALTY: $930; Supplemental Environmental Project offset amount of $745; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Michaelle Garza, (210) 403-4076; REGIONAL OFFICE: 6300 Ocean Drive, Suite 1200, Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5839, (361) 825-3100.

(23) COMPANY: WINNIE WELDING WORKS AND CONSTRUCTION, INCORPORATED; DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0336-WQ-E; IDENTIFIER: RN108511510; LOCATION: Winnie, Chambers County; TYPE OF FACILITY: sand mining operation; RULES VIOLATED: TWC, §26.121(a)(2), 30 TAC §281.25(a)(4), 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) §122.26(a), and Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) Number TXR05CL89, Part III, Section E.2.b, by failing to take all reasonable steps to minimize or prevent any discharge into or adjacent to any water in the state that has a reasonable likelihood of adversely affecting human health or the environment; and 30 TAC §281.25(a)(4), 40 CFR §122.26(a), and TPDES MSGP Number TXR05CL89, Part III, Section A, by failing to develop and implement a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan as required by TPDES MSGP Number TXR05CL89; PENALTY: $5,750; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Larry Butler, (512) 239-2543; REGIONAL OFFICE: 5425 Polk Street, Suite H, Houston, Texas 77023-1452, (713) 767-3500.

(24) COMPANY: Zubair Ullah dba EZ Stop; DOCKET NUMBER: 2017-0515-PST-E; IDENTIFIER: RN101802650; LOCATION: Kingsville, Kleberg County; TYPE OF FACILITY: convenience store with retail sales of gasoline; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §334.49(b)(2) and TWC, §26.3475(d), by failing to provide corrosion protection to all underground metal components of an underground storage tank (UST) system which are designed or used to convey, contain, or store regulated substances; 30 TAC §334.50(b)(1)(A) and TWC, §26.3475(c)(1), by failing to monitor the USTs for releases at a frequency of at least once every month; and 30 TAC §334.7(d)(1)(B) and 334.7(d)(3), by failing to notify the agency of any change or additional information regarding the USTs within 30 days of the occurrence of the change or addition or within 30 days from the date on which the owner or operator first became aware of the change or addition; PENALTY: $7,875; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Benjamin Sakmar, (512) 239-1704; REGIONAL OFFICE: 6300 Ocean Drive, Suite 1200, Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5839, (361) 825-3100.

TRD-201702980

Gitanijali Yadav

Acting Director, Litigation Division

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Filed: August 8, 2017


Enforcement Orders

An agreed order was adopted regarding AZEL H CORP. dba Moon Mart, Docket No. 2015-1336-PST-E on August 8, 2017, assessing $5,000 in administrative penalties. Information concerning any aspect of this order may be obtained by contacting Jake Marx, Staff Attorney at (512) 239-3400, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087.

An agreed order was adopted regarding MRUBEL ENTERPRISE INC dba Ruiz Market, Docket No. 2016-1734-PST-E on August 8, 2017, assessing $3,000 in administrative penalties. Information concerning any aspect of this order may be obtained by contacting Ryan Rutledge, Staff Attorney at (512) 239-3400, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087.

An agreed order was adopted regarding Amron Properties L.L.C., Docket No. 2016-1963-PST-E on August 8, 2017, assessing $5,250 in administrative penalties. Information concerning any aspect of this order may be obtained by contacting Amanda Patel, Staff Attorney at (512) 239-3400, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087.

TRD-201703008

Bridget C. Bohac

Chief Clerk

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Filed: August 9, 2017


Notice of a Public Meeting and a Proposed Renewal with Amendment of a General Permit Authorizing the Discharge of Stormwater Associated with Construction Activities

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ or commission) proposes to renew and amend the Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) General Permit Number TXR150000, authorizing the discharge of stormwater and certain non-stormwater discharges from construction activities into or adjacent to surface water in the state. The proposed general permit applies to the entire state of Texas. General permits are authorized by Texas Water Code, §26.040.

PROPOSED GENERAL PERMIT. The executive director has prepared a proposed general permit with amendments to the existing general permit authorizing the discharge of stormwater and certain types of non-stormwater from small construction sites (one acre to less than five acres) and large construction sites (five acres or larger) into or adjacent to surface water in the state. The proposed changes to the general permit are described in the fact sheet.

The executive director proposes to require dischargers to submit a Notice of Intent (NOI) to obtain authorization to discharge. The proposed general permit also specifies when permit coverage can be obtained without submitting a NOI, when a waiver from permit coverage may be obtained, and when permit coverage under a separate individual TPDES permit must be obtained. This general permit would also authorize the discharge of stormwater from industrial activities at construction sites that directly support the construction activity and are located at, adjacent to, or in close proximity to the permitted construction site. Non-stormwater discharges that are not specifically listed in the general permit are not authorized by the general permit. No significant degradation of high quality waters is expected and existing uses will be maintained and protected.

The executive director has reviewed this action for consistency with the goals and policies of the Texas Coastal Management Program (CMP), according to General Land Office regulations, and has determined that the action is consistent with applicable CMP goals and policies.

A copy of the proposed general permit and fact sheet are available for viewing and copying at the TCEQ Office of the Chief Clerk located at the TCEQ's Austin office, at 12100 Park 35 Circle, Building F. These documents are also available at the TCEQ's 16 regional offices and on the TCEQ website at https://www.tceq.texas.gov/permitting/stormwater.

PUBLIC COMMENT AND PUBLIC MEETING. You may submit public comments about this general permit in writing or orally at the public meeting held by the TCEQ. The purpose of a public meeting is to provide the opportunity to submit written or oral comments or to ask questions about the general permit. A public meeting is not a contested case hearing.

The public meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m., September 18, 2017, in TCEQ's complex at 12100 Park 35 Circle, Building E, Room 201S, Austin, Texas.

Written public comments must be received within 30 days from the date this notice is published. Written comments may be submitted to the Office of the Chief Clerk, MC 105, TCEQ, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087 or electronically at https://www.tceq.texas.gov/about/comments.html.

APPROVAL PROCESS. After the comment period, the executive director will consider all the public comments and prepare a written response. The response will be filed with the TCEQ Office of the Chief Clerk at least ten days before the scheduled commission's agenda meeting when the commission will consider approval of the general permit. The commission will consider all public comments in making its decision and will either adopt the executive director's response or prepare its own response to the comments. The commission will issue its written response on the general permit at the same time the commission issues or denies the general permit. A copy of any issued general permit and Response to Comment will be made available to the public for inspection at the agency's Austin office, regional offices, and via weblink. A notice of the commissioners' action on the proposed general permit and a copy of its Response to Comment will be mailed to each person who submitted public comment or requested to be on the mailing list. Also, a notice of the Commission's action on the proposed general permit with a weblink to the Response to Comment will be published in the Texas Register.

MAILING LISTS. In addition to submitting public comments, you may ask to be placed on a mailing list to receive future public notices mailed by the Office of the Chief Clerk. You may request to be added to: 1) the mailing list for this specific general permit; 2) the permanent mailing list for a specific county; or 3) both. Clearly specify the mailing lists to which you wish to be added and send your request to the TCEQ Office of the Chief Clerk at the address previously mentioned. Unless you otherwise specify, you will be included only on the mailing list for this specific general permit.

INFORMATION. If you need more information about the proposed general permit or the permitting process, please call the TCEQ Public Education Program, toll free, at (800) 687-4040. General information about the TCEQ can be found at our website at https://www.tceq.texas.gov.

Further information may also be obtained by calling the Stormwater and Pretreatment Team, TCEQ Water Quality Division, at (512) 239-4671.

Si desea información en español, puede llamar (800) 687-4040.

TRD-201702979

Robert Martinez

Director, Environmental Law Division

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Filed: August 8, 2017


Notice of a Public Meeting and a Proposed Renewal with Amendment of a General Permit Authorizing the Discharge of Stormwater Associated with Construction Activities

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ or commission) proposes to renew and amend the Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) General Permit Number TXR150000, authorizing the discharge of stormwater and certain non-stormwater discharges from construction activities into or adjacent to surface water in the state. The proposed general permit applies to the entire state of Texas. General permits are authorized by Texas Water Code §26.040.

PROPOSED GENERAL PERMIT. The executive director has prepared a proposed general permit with amendments to the existing general permit authorizing the discharge of stormwater and certain types of non-stormwater from small construction sites (one acre to less than five acres) and large construction sites (five acres or larger) into or adjacent to surface water in the state. The proposed changes to the general permit are described in the fact sheet.

The executive director proposes to require dischargers to submit a Notice of Intent (NOI) to obtain authorization to discharge. The proposed general permit also specifies when permit coverage can be obtained without submitting a NOI, when a waiver from permit coverage may be obtained, and when permit coverage under a separate individual TPDES permit must be obtained. This general permit would also authorize the discharge of stormwater from industrial activities at construction sites that directly support the construction activity and are located at, adjacent to, or in close proximity to the permitted construction site. Non-stormwater discharges that are not specifically listed in the general permit are not authorized by the general permit. No significant degradation of high quality waters is expected and existing uses will be maintained and protected.

The executive director has reviewed this action for consistency with the goals and policies of the Texas Coastal Management Program (CMP), according to General Land Office regulations, and has determined that the action is consistent with applicable CMP goals and policies.

A copy of the proposed general permit and fact sheet are available for viewing and copying at the TCEQ Office of the Chief Clerk located at the TCEQ's Austin office, at 12100 Park 35 Circle, Building F. These documents are also available at the TCEQ's 16 regional offices and on the TCEQ website at https://www.tceq.texas.gov/permitting/stormwater.

PUBLIC COMMENT AND PUBLIC MEETING. You may submit public comments about this general permit in writing or orally at the public meeting held by the TCEQ. The purpose of a public meeting is to provide the opportunity to submit written or oral comments or to ask questions about the general permit. A public meeting is not a contested case hearing.

The public meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m., September 18, 2017, in TCEQ's complex at 12100 Park 35 Circle, Building E, Room 201S, Austin, Texas.

Written public comments must be received within 30 days from the date this notice is published. Written comments may be submitted to the Office of the Chief Clerk, MC 105, TCEQ, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087 or electronically at https://www.tceq.texas.gov/about/comments.html.

APPROVAL PROCESS. After the comment period, the executive director will consider all the public comments and prepare a written response. The response will be filed with the TCEQ Office of the Chief Clerk at least ten days before the scheduled commission's agenda meeting when the commission will consider approval of the general permit. The commission will consider all public comments in making its decision and will either adopt the executive director's response or prepare its own response to the comments. The commission will issue its written response on the general permit at the same time the commission issues or denies the general permit. A copy of any issued general permit and Response to Comment will be made available to the public for inspection at the agency's Austin office, regional offices, and via weblink. A notice of the commissioners' action on the proposed general permit and a copy of its Response to Comment will be mailed to each person who submitted public comment or requested to be on the mailing list. Also, a notice of the Commission's action on the proposed general permit with a weblink to the Response to Comment will be published in the Texas Register.

MAILING LISTS. In addition to submitting public comments, you may ask to be placed on a mailing list to receive future public notices mailed by the Office of the Chief Clerk. You may request to be added to: 1) the mailing list for this specific general permit; 2) the permanent mailing list for a specific county; or 3) both. Clearly specify the mailing lists to which you wish to be added and send your request to the TCEQ Office of the Chief Clerk at the address previously mentioned. Unless you otherwise specify, you will be included only on the mailing list for this specific general permit.

INFORMATION. If you need more information about the proposed general permit or the permitting process, please call the TCEQ Public Education Program, toll free, at (800) 687-4040. General information about the TCEQ can be found at our website at https://www.tceq.texas.gov.

Further information may also be obtained by calling the Stormwater and Pretreatment Team, TCEQ Water Quality Division, at (512) 239-4671.

Si desea información en español, puede llamar (800) 687-4040.

Issued: August 7, 2017

TRD-201703013

Bridget C. Bohac

Chief Clerk

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Filed: August 9, 2017


Notice of Public Hearing

on Assessment of Administrative Penalties and Requiring Certain Actions of Danny Joe Cypert

SOAH Docket No. 582-17-5419

TCEQ Docket No. 2016-1299-LII-E

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ or the Commission) has referred this matter to the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH). An Administrative Law Judge with the State Office of Administrative Hearings will conduct a public hearing at:

10:00 a.m. - September 7, 2017

William P. Clements Building

300 West 15th Street, 4th Floor

Austin, Texas 78701

The purpose of the hearing will be to consider the Executive Director's Preliminary Report and Petition mailed April 24, 2017 concerning assessing administrative penalties against and requiring certain actions of Danny Joe Cypert, for violations in Travis County, Texas, of: Texas Occ. Code §1903.251, Texas Water Code §37.003, and 30 Texas Admin. Code §30.5(a) and (b), and §344.34(a).

The hearing will allow Danny Joe Cypert, the Executive Director, and the Commission's Public Interest Counsel to present evidence on whether a violation has occurred, whether an administrative penalty should be assessed, and the amount of such penalty, if any. The first convened session of the hearing will be to establish jurisdiction, afford Danny Joe Cypert, the Executive Director of the Commission, and the Commission's Public Interest Counsel an opportunity to negotiate and to establish a discovery and procedural schedule for an evidentiary hearing. Unless agreed to by all parties in attendance at the preliminary hearing, an evidentiary hearing will not be held on the date of this preliminary hearing. Upon failure of Danny Joe Cypert to appear at the preliminary hearing or evidentiary hearing, the factual allegations in the notice will be deemed admitted as true, and the relief sought in the notice of hearing may be granted by default. The specific allegations included in the notice are those set forth in the Executive Director's Preliminary Report and Petition, attached hereto and incorporated herein for all purposes. Danny Joe Cypert, the Executive Director of the Commission, and the Commission's Public Interest Counsel are the only designated parties to this proceeding.

Legal Authority: Texas Water Code §7.054 and chs. 7 and 37, Texas Occ. Code ch. 1903, and 30 Texas Admin. Code chs. 30, 70, and 344; Texas Water Code §7.058, and the Rules of Procedure of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the State Office of Administrative Hearings, including 30 Texas Admin. Code §70.108 and §70.109 and ch. 80, and 1 Texas Admin. Code ch. 155.

Further information regarding this hearing may be obtained by contacting Jess Robinson, Staff Attorney, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Litigation Division, Mail Code 175, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087, telephone (512) 239-3400. Information concerning your participation in this hearing may be obtained by contacting Vic McWherter, Public Interest Counsel, Mail Code 103, at the same P.O. Box address given above, or by telephone at (512) 239-6363.

Any document filed prior to the hearing must be filed with TCEQ's Office of the Chief Clerk and SOAH. Documents filed with the Office of the Chief Clerk may be filed electronically at http://www.tceq.texas.gov/goto/eFilings or sent to the following address: TCEQ Office of the Chief Clerk, Mail Code 105, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087. Documents filed with SOAH may be filed via fax at (512) 322-2061 or sent to the following address: SOAH, 300 West 15th Street, Suite 504, Austin, Texas 78701. When contacting the Commission or SOAH regarding this matter, reference the SOAH docket number given at the top of this notice.

In accordance with 1 Texas Admin. Code §155.401(a), Notice of Hearing, "Parties that are not represented by an attorney may obtain information regarding contested case hearings on the public website of the State Office of Administrative Hearings at www.soah.texas.gov, or in printed format upon request to SOAH."

Persons who need special accommodations at the hearing should call the SOAH Docketing Department at (512) 475-3445, at least one week before the hearing.

Issued: August 7, 2017

TRD-201703010

Bridget C. Bohac

Chief Clerk

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Filed: August 9, 2017


Notice of Public Hearing

on Assessment of Administrative Penalties and Requiring Certain Actions of Diana Alvis and Gene R. Alvis

SOAH Docket No. 582-17-5420

TCEQ Docket No. 2017-0095-PST-E

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ or the Commission) has referred this matter to the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH). An Administrative Law Judge with the State Office of Administrative Hearings will conduct a public hearing at:

10:00 a.m. - September 7, 2017

William P. Clements Building

300 West 15th Street, 4th Floor

Austin, Texas 78701

The purpose of the hearing will be to consider the Executive Director's Preliminary Report and Petition mailed May 15, 2017, concerning assessing administrative penalties against and requiring certain actions of Diana Alvis and Gene R. Alvis, for violations in Newton County, Texas, of: Tex. Water Code §26.3475(d) and 30 Tex. Admin. Code §§334.7(d)(3) and (e)(2), 334.49(c)(2)(C) and (c)(4)(C), and 334.54(b)(2), (c)(1), and (e)(2).

The hearing will allow Diana Alvis and Gene R. Alvis, the Executive Director, and the Commission's Public Interest Counsel to present evidence on whether a violation has occurred, whether an administrative penalty should be assessed, and the amount of such penalty, if any. The first convened session of the hearing will be to establish jurisdiction, afford Diana Alvis and Gene R. Alvis, the Executive Director of the Commission, and the Commission's Public Interest Counsel an opportunity to negotiate and to establish a discovery and procedural schedule for an evidentiary hearing. Unless agreed to by all parties in attendance at the preliminary hearing, an evidentiary hearing will not be held on the date of this preliminary hearing. Upon failure of Diana Alvis and Gene R. Alvis to appear at the preliminary hearing or evidentiary hearing, the factual allegations in the notice will be deemed admitted as true, and the relief sought in the notice of hearing may be granted by default. The specific allegations included in the notice are those set forth in the Executive Director's Preliminary Report and Petition, attached hereto and incorporated herein for all purposes. Diana Alvis and Gene R. Alvis, the Executive Director of the Commission, and the Commission's Public Interest Counsel are the only designated parties to this proceeding.

Legal Authority: Tex. Water Code §7.054, Tex. Water Code chs. 7 and 26, and 30 Tex. Admin. Code chs. 70 and 334; Tex. Water Code §7.058, and the Rules of Procedure of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the State Office of Administrative Hearings, including 30 Tex. Admin. Code §§70.108 and 70.109 and ch. 80, and 1 Tex. Admin. Code ch. 155.

Further information regarding this hearing may be obtained by contacting Isaac Ta, Staff Attorney, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Litigation Division, Mail Code 175, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087, telephone (512) 239-3400. Information concerning your participation in this hearing may be obtained by contacting Vic McWherter, Public Interest Counsel, Mail Code 103, at the same P.O. Box address given above, or by telephone at (512) 239-6363.

Any document filed prior to the hearing must be filed with TCEQ's Office of the Chief Clerk and SOAH. Documents filed with the Office of the Chief Clerk may be filed electronically at http://www.tceq.texas.gov/goto/eFilings or sent to the following address: TCEQ Office of the Chief Clerk, Mail Code 105, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087. Documents filed with SOAH may be filed via fax at (512) 322-2061 or sent to the following address: SOAH, 300 West 15th Street, Suite 504, Austin, Texas 78701. When contacting the Commission or SOAH regarding this matter, reference the SOAH docket number given at the top of this notice.

In accordance with 1 Tex. Admin. Code §155.401(a), Notice of Hearing, "Parties that are not represented by an attorney may obtain information regarding contested case hearings on the public website of the State Office of Administrative Hearings at www.soah.texas.gov, or in printed format upon request to SOAH."

Persons who need special accommodations at the hearing should call the SOAH Docketing Department at (512) 475-3445, at least one week before the hearing.

Issued: August 7, 2017

TRD-201703009

Bridget C. Bohac

Chief Clerk

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Filed: August 9, 2017


Notice of Public Hearing

on Assessment of Administrative Penalties and Requiring Certain Actions of Elsa Salazar

SOAH Docket No. 582-17-5050

TCEQ Docket No. 2016-1637-MSW-E

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ or the Commission) has referred this matter to the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH). An Administrative Law Judge with the State Office of Administrative Hearings will conduct a public hearing at:

10:00 a.m. - September 7, 2017

William P. Clements Building

300 West 15th Street, 4th Floor

Austin, Texas 78701

The purpose of the hearing will be to consider the Executive Director's Preliminary Report and Petition mailed February 1, 2017 concerning assessing administrative penalties against and requiring certain actions of Elsa Salazar, for violations in Hidalgo County, Texas, of: 30 Tex. Admin. Code §330.15(a) and (c).

The hearing will allow Elsa Salazar, the Executive Director, and the Commission's Public Interest Counsel to present evidence on whether a violation has occurred, whether an administrative penalty should be assessed, and the amount of such penalty, if any. The first convened session of the hearing will be to establish jurisdiction, afford Elsa Salazar, the Executive Director of the Commission, and the Commission's Public Interest Counsel an opportunity to negotiate and to establish a discovery and procedural schedule for an evidentiary hearing. Unless agreed to by all parties in attendance at the preliminary hearing, an evidentiary hearing will not be held on the date of this preliminary hearing. Upon failure of Elsa Salazar to appear at the preliminary hearing or evidentiary hearing, the factual allegations in the notice will be deemed admitted as true, and the relief sought in the notice of hearing may be granted by default. The specific allegations included in the notice are those set forth in the Executive Director's Preliminary Report and Petition, attached hereto and incorporated herein for all purposes. Elsa Salazar, the Executive Director of the Commission, and the Commission's Public Interest Counsel are the only designated parties to this proceeding.

Legal Authority: Tex. Water Code §7.054, Tex. Water Code ch. 7, Tex. Health & Safety Code ch. 361, and 30 Tex. Admin. Code chs. 70 and 330; Tex. Water Code §7.058, and the Rules of Procedure of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the State Office of Administrative Hearings, including 30 Tex. Admin. Code §70.108 and §70.109 and ch. 80, and 1 Tex. Admin. Code ch. 155.

Further information regarding this hearing may be obtained by contacting Ian Groetsch, Staff Attorney, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Litigation Division, Mail Code 175, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087, telephone (512) 239-3400. Information concerning your participation in this hearing may be obtained by contacting Vic McWherter, Public Interest Counsel, Mail Code 103, at the same P.O. Box address given above, or by telephone at (512) 239-6363.

Any document filed prior to the hearing must be filed with TCEQ's Office of the Chief Clerk and SOAH. Documents filed with the Office of the Chief Clerk may be filed electronically at http://www.tceq.texas.gov/goto/eFilings or sent to the following address: TCEQ Office of the Chief Clerk, Mail Code 105, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087. Documents filed with SOAH may be filed via fax at (512) 322-2061 or sent to the following address: SOAH, 300 West 15th Street, Suite 504, Austin, Texas 78701. When contacting the Commission or SOAH regarding this matter, reference the SOAH docket number given at the top of this notice.

In accordance with 1 Tex. Admin. Code §155.401(a), Notice of Hearing, "Parties that are not represented by an attorney may obtain information regarding contested case hearings on the public website of the State Office of Administrative Hearings at www.soah.texas.gov, or in printed format upon request to SOAH."

Persons who need special accommodations at the hearing should call the SOAH Docketing Department at (512) 475-3445, at least one week before the hearing.

TRD-201703011

Bridget C. Bohac

Chief Clerk

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Filed: August 9, 2017


Notice of Public Hearing

on Assessment of Administrative Penalties and Requiring Certain Actions of Franklin D. Rifenbury, Marie C. Rifenbury, and William P. Easley D/B/A We Recycle Texas

SOAH Docket No. 582-17-5418

TCEQ Docket No. 2016-1435-MLM-E

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ or the Commission) has referred this matter to the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH). An Administrative Law Judge with the State Office of Administrative Hearings will conduct a public hearing at:

10:00 a.m. - September 7, 2017

William P. Clements Building

300 West 15th Street, 4th Floor

Austin, Texas 78701

The purpose of the hearing will be to consider the Executive Director's Preliminary Report and Petition mailed February 9, 2017 concerning assessing administrative penalties against and requiring certain actions of Franklin D. Rifenbury, Marie C. Rifenbury, and William P. Easley d/b/a We Recycle Texas, for violations in Comal County, Texas, of: 40 C.F.R. §262.11 and §279.22(b), (c)(1) and (d), Texas Water Code §26.121(a), and 30 Texas Admin. Code §§324.1, 324.4, 330.7(a), 330.15(a) and (c), 335.2, 335.4, 335.62, 335.503, and 335.504.

The hearing will allow Franklin D. Rifenbury, Marie C. Rifenbury, and William P. Easley d/b/a We Recycle Texas, the Executive Director, and the Commission's Public Interest Counsel to present evidence on whether a violation has occurred, whether an administrative penalty should be assessed, and the amount of such penalty, if any. The first convened session of the hearing will be to establish jurisdiction, afford Franklin D. Rifenbury, Marie C. Rifenbury, and William P. Easley d/b/a We Recycle Texas, the Executive Director of the Commission, and the Commission's Public Interest Counsel an opportunity to negotiate and to establish a discovery and procedural schedule for an evidentiary hearing. Unless agreed to by all parties in attendance at the preliminary hearing, an evidentiary hearing will not be held on the date of this preliminary hearing. Upon failure of Franklin D. Rifenbury, Marie C. Rifenbury, and William P. Easley d/b/a We Recycle Texas to appear at the preliminary hearing or evidentiary hearing, the factual allegations in the notice will be deemed admitted as true, and the relief sought in the notice of hearing may be granted by default. The specific allegations included in the notice are those set forth in the Executive Director's Preliminary Report and Petition, attached hereto and incorporated herein for all purposes. Franklin D. Rifenbury, Marie C. Rifenbury, and William P. Easley d/b/a We Recycle Texas, the Executive Director of the Commission, and the Commission's Public Interest Counsel are the only designated parties to this proceeding.

Legal Authority: Texas Water Code §7.054 and chs. 7 and 26, Texas Health & Safety Code chs. 361 and 371, 30 Texas Admin. Code chs. 70, 324, 330, and 335, and 40 C.F.R. pts. 262 and 279; Texas Water Code § 7.058, and the Rules of Procedure of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the State Office of Administrative Hearings, including 30 Texas Admin. Code §70.108 and §70.109 and ch. 80, and 1 Texas Admin. Code ch. 155.

Further information regarding this hearing may be obtained by contacting Lena Roberts, Staff Attorney, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Litigation Division, Mail Code 175, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087, telephone (512) 239-3400. Information concerning your participation in this hearing may be obtained by contacting Vic McWherter, Public Interest Counsel, Mail Code 103, at the same P. O. Box address given above, or by telephone at (512) 239-6363.

Any document filed prior to the hearing must be filed with TCEQ's Office of the Chief Clerk and SOAH. Documents filed with the Office of the Chief Clerk may be filed electronically at http://www.tceq.texas.gov/goto/eFilings or sent to the following address: TCEQ Office of the Chief Clerk, Mail Code 105, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087. Documents filed with SOAH may be filed via fax at (512) 322-2061 or sent to the following address: SOAH, 300 West 15th Street, Suite 504, Austin, Texas 78701. When contacting the Commission or SOAH regarding this matter, reference the SOAH docket number given at the top of this notice.

In accordance with 1 Texas Admin. Code §155.401(a), Notice of Hearing, "Parties that are not represented by an attorney may obtain information regarding contested case hearings on the public website of the State Office of Administrative Hearings at www.soah.texas.gov, or in printed format upon request to SOAH."

Persons who need special accommodations at the hearing should call the SOAH Docketing Department at (512) 475-3445, at least one week before the hearing.

Issued: August 7, 2017

TRD-201703012

Bridget C. Bohac

Chief Clerk

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Filed: August 9, 2017


Notice of Public Hearing

on Assessment of Administrative Penalties and Requiring Certain Actions of Southwest Convenience Stores, LLC dba 7 Eleven 57812 and 7 Eleven 57816

SOAH Docket No. 582-17-5421

TCEQ Docket No. 2016-1411-PST-E

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ or the Commission) has referred this matter to the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH). An Administrative Law Judge with the State Office of Administrative Hearings will conduct a public hearing at:

10:00 a.m. - September 7, 2017

William P. Clements Building

300 West 15th Street, 4th Floor

Austin, Texas 78701

The purpose of the hearing will be to consider the Executive Director's Preliminary Report and Petition mailed June 8, 2017, concerning assessing administrative penalties against and requiring certain actions of Southwest Convenience Stores, LLC dba 7 Eleven 57812 and 7 Eleven 57816, for violations in Midland County, Texas, of: 30 Tex. Admin. Code §334.72 and §334.74.

The hearing will allow Southwest Convenience Stores, LLC dba 7 Eleven 57812 and 7 Eleven 57816, the Executive Director, and the Commission's Public Interest Counsel to present evidence on whether a violation has occurred, whether an administrative penalty should be assessed, and the amount of such penalty, if any. The first convened session of the hearing will be to establish jurisdiction, afford Southwest Convenience Stores, LLC dba 7 Eleven 57812 and 7 Eleven 57816, the Executive Director of the Commission, and the Commission's Public Interest Counsel an opportunity to negotiate and to establish a discovery and procedural schedule for an evidentiary hearing. Unless agreed to by all parties in attendance at the preliminary hearing, an evidentiary hearing will not be held on the date of this preliminary hearing. Upon failure of Southwest Convenience Stores, LLC dba 7 Eleven 57812 and 7 Eleven 57816 to appear at the preliminary hearing or evidentiary hearing, the factual allegations in the notice will be deemed admitted as true, and the relief sought in the notice of hearing may be granted by default. The specific allegations included in the notice are those set forth in the Executive Director's Preliminary Report and Petition, attached hereto and incorporated herein for all purposes.

Southwest Convenience Stores, LLC dba 7 Eleven 57812 and 7 Eleven 57816, the Executive Director of the Commission, and the Commission's Public Interest Counsel are the only designated parties to this proceeding.

Legal Authority: Tex. Water Code §7.054 and Tex. Water Code chs. 7 and 26 and 30 Tex. Admin. Code chs. 70 and 334; Tex. Water Code §7.058, and the Rules of Procedure of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the State Office of Administrative Hearings, including 30 Tex. Admin. Code §§70.108 and 70.109 and ch. 80, and 1 Tex. Admin. Code ch. 155.

Further information regarding this hearing may be obtained by contacting Audrey Liter, Staff Attorney, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Litigation Division, Mail Code 175, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087, telephone (512) 239-3400. Information concerning your participation in this hearing may be obtained by contacting Vic McWherter, Public Interest Counsel, Mail Code 103, at the same P.O. Box address given above, or by telephone at (512) 239-6363.

Any document filed prior to the hearing must be filed with TCEQ's Office of the Chief Clerk and SOAH. Documents filed with the Office of the Chief Clerk may be filed electronically at http://www.tceq.texas.gov/goto/eFilings or sent to the following address: TCEQ Office of the Chief Clerk, Mail Code 105, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087. Documents filed with SOAH may be filed via fax at (512) 322-2061 or sent to the following address: SOAH, 300 West 15th Street, Suite 504, Austin, Texas 78701. When contacting the Commission or SOAH regarding this matter, reference the SOAH docket number given at the top of this notice.

In accordance with 1 Tex. Admin. Code §155.401(a), Notice of Hearing, "Parties that are not represented by an attorney may obtain information regarding contested case hearings on the public website of the State Office of Administrative Hearings at www.soah.texas.gov, or in printed format upon request to SOAH."

Persons who need special accommodations at the hearing should call the SOAH Docketing Department at (512) 475-3445, at least one week before the hearing.

Issued: August 7, 2017

TRD-201703014

Bridget C. Bohac

Chief Clerk

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Filed: August 9, 2017


Texas Ethics Commission

List of Late Filers

Below is a list from the Texas Ethics Commission naming the filers who failed to pay the penalty fine for failure to file the report, or filing a late report, in reference to the specified filing deadline. If you have any questions, you may contact Michelle Gonzales at (512) 463-5800.

Deadline: Monthly Report due May 5, 2017, for Committees

Keith A. Houser, Citizens For Property Rights, 1219 Whispering Ln., Southlake, Texas 76092-4614

Bonita C. Ocampo, Tarrant County Tejano Democrats, 3803 S. Jones St., Fort Worth, Texas 76110-5512

Deanna Everett Tollerton, Williamson County Young Democrats, 13224 Marrero Dr., Austin, Texas 78729

Deadline: Lobby Activities Report due April 10, 2017

Courtney Boswell, 919 Congress Ave., Ste. 535, Austin, Texas 78701

Deadline: Lobby Activities Report due May 10, 2017

Courtney Boswell, 919 Congress Ave., Ste. 535, Austin, Texas 78701

James Andrew Campbell, P.O. Box 195892, Dallas, Texas 75219

Vanus J. Priestley, P.O. Box 200194, Austin, Texas 78720

Steven C. Ray, P.O. Box 1377, Austin, Texas 78767

Deadline: Lobby Activities Report due June 12, 2017

James Andrew Campbell, P.O. Box 195892, Dallas, Texas 75219

Wil Galloway, 408 W. 14th St., Austin, Texas 78701

Brent W. Gattis, 9860 Flint Rock Rd., Manassas, Virginia 20112

Steven C. Ray, P.O. Box 1377, Austin, Texas 78767

Jennifer E. Sellers, 511 Clover Flat Rd., Cedar Park, Texas 78631

TRD-201702920

Seana Willing

Executive Director

Texas Ethics Commission

Filed: August 3, 2017


List of Late Filers

Below is a list from the Texas Ethics Commission naming the filers who failed to pay the penalty fine for failure to file the report, or filing a late report, in reference to the specified filing deadline. If you have any questions, you may contact Julia Shinn at (512) 463-5800.

Deadline: 8 Day Pre-Election Report due February 22, 2016, for Candidates and Officeholders

William W. Ruth, 1406 E. Main Street, Ste. 200, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624

TRD-201702963

Seana Willing

Executive Director

Texas Ethics Commission

Filed: August 7, 2017


Office of the Governor

Notice of Application and Priorities for the Justice Assistance Grant Program Federal Application

The Governor's Criminal Justice Division (CJD) is planning to apply for federal fiscal year (FFY) 2017 formula funds under the Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) program administered by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance. The FFY 2017 allocation to Texas is estimated to be $13.3 million.

CJD proposes to use the FFY 2017 award to fund initiatives that target border security, violent crimes, organized criminal activity, improve technology, substance abuse diversion programs and offender reentry into the community.

Comments regarding the proposed use of JAG funds should be submitted in writing within 30 days from the date of this announcement in the Texas Register. Comments may be submitted to the attention of Ms. Margie Fernandez-Prew, Criminal Justice Division (CJD), Texas Office of the Governor, by email at margie.fernandez-prew@gov.texas.gov or by mail to the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division, Post Office Box 12428, Austin, Texas 78711. You may also request a copy of the application upon its completion from Ms. Fernandez-Prew.

TRD-201702933

Bayley Irby

Special Assistant

Office of the Governor

Filed: August 3, 2017


Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Public Notice - Texas State Plan for Medical Assistance Amendments

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) announces its intent to submit amendments to the Texas State Plan for Medical Assistance under Title XIX of the Social Security Act. The proposed amendments are effective September 1, 2017.

The purpose of these amendments is to update the fee schedules in the current state plan by adjusting fees, rates, or charges for physical, occupational, and speech therapy for:

Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Services (EPSDT);

Physicians and Other Practitioners; and

Home Health Services.

The proposed amendments are estimated to result in an aggregate cost savings of $284,985 for the remainder of federal fiscal year (FFY) 2017, consisting of $160,105 in federal funds and $124,880 in state general revenue. For FFY 2018, the estimated cost savings is $6,344,495, consisting of $3,608,749 in federal funds and $2,735,746 in state general revenue. For FFY 2019, the estimated cost savings is $38,567,233 consisting of $22,129,878 in federal funds and $16,437,355 in state general revenue.

Further detail on specific rates and percentage changes is available on the HHSC Rate Analysis website under the September 1, 2017, proposed effective date at: http://www.hhsc.state.tx.us/Rad/rate-packets.shtml.

Rate Hearing. A rate hearing was held on July 19, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. in Austin, Texas. Information about the proposed rate changes and the hearing can be found in the June 30, 2017, issue of the Texas Register at pages (3435-3436) at http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/index.shtml.

Copy of Proposed Amendments. Interested parties may obtain a free copy of the proposed amendments or additional information about the amendments by contacting Doneshia Ates, State Plan Coordinator, by mail at the Health and Human Services Commission, P.O. Box 13247, Mail Code H-600, Austin, TX 78711; by telephone at (512) 428-1963; by facsimile at (512) 730-7472; or by email at Doneshia.Ates@hhsc.state.tx.us. Copies of the proposed amendments will be available for review at the local county offices of the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.

Written Comments. Written comments and/or requests to review comments may be sent by U.S. mail, overnight mail, special delivery mail, hand delivery, fax, or email:

U.S. Mail.

Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Attention: Rate Analysis, Mail Code H-400

P.O. Box 149030

Austin, Texas 78714-9030

Overnight mail, special delivery mail, or hand delivery.

Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Attention: Rate Analysis, Mail Code H-400

Brown-Heatly Building

4900 North Lamar Blvd

Austin, Texas 78751

Phone number for package delivery: (512) 730-7401

Fax.

Attention: Rate Analysis at (512) 730-7475

Email.

RADAcuteCare@hhsc.state.tx.us

TRD-201702982

Karen Ray

Chief Counsel

Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Filed: August 8, 2017


Public Notice - Waiver Amendment to the Home and Community-based Services Program

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is submitting to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) a request for an amendment of the Home and Community-based Services (HCS) waiver program, a waiver implemented under the authority of section 1915(c) of the Social Security Act. CMS has approved this waiver through August 31, 2018. The proposed effective date for the amendment is January 1, 2018, with no changes to cost neutrality.

This amendment request proposes to make the following changes:

Currently, HCS providers are required to submit cost reports to HHSC on an annual basis. HHSC will implement a streamlined cost reporting system for intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) providers that requires the submission of cost reports every other year beginning on January 1, 2018.

The HCS waiver provides services and supports to individuals with intellectual disabilities who live in their own homes, a family member's home, or community settings such as small three and four person homes. To be eligible for the waiver, individuals must meet financial eligibility criteria and meet the level of care required for admission into an intermediate care facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

An individual may obtain a free copy of the proposed waiver amendment, including the HCS settings transition plan, or ask questions, obtain additional information, or submit comments regarding this amendment or the HCS settings transition plan, by contacting Jacqueline Pernell by U.S. mail, telephone, fax, or email. The addresses are as follows:

U.S. Mail

Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Attention: Jacqueline Pernell, Waiver Coordinator, Policy Development Support

PO Box 13247

Mail Code H-600

Austin, Texas 78711-3247

Telephone

(512) 428-1931

Fax

Attention: Jacqueline Pernell, Waiver Coordinator, at (512) 487-3403

Email

TX_Medicaid_Waivers@hhsc.state.tx.us.

In addition, the HHSC local offices will post this notice for 30 days. The complete waiver amendment request can be found online on the Health and Human Services website at http://www.dads.state.tx.us/providers/HCS/.

TRD-201702987

Karen Ray

Chief Counsel

Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Filed: August 8, 2017


Public Notice - Waiver Amendment to the Texas Home Living

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is submitting to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) a request for an amendment to the Texas Home Living (TxHmL) waiver program, a waiver implemented under the authority of section 1915(c) of the Social Security Act. CMS has approved this waiver through February 28, 2022. The proposed effective date for this amendment is January 1, 2018, with no changes to cost neutrality.

This amendment request proposes to make the following changes:

1. Currently, TxHmL providers are required to submit cost reports to HHSC on an annual basis. HHSC will implement a streamlined cost reporting system for intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) providers that requires the submission of cost reports every other year beginning on January 1, 2018.

2. Delete language regarding (1) rate increases based on appropriations by the 84th Texas Legislature effective September 1, 2015; and (2) additional cost reporting requirements mandated as a result of the rate increases. The 85th Texas Legislature, Regular Session (2017) did not maintain the appropriation for the rate increases.

3. Revise language to reflect HHSC administrative authority regarding rate methodology rules in the waiver.

TxHmL provides essential community-based services and supports to individuals with IDD living in their own homes or with their families. Services and supports are intended to enhance quality of life, functional independence, and health and well-being in continued community-based living and to enhance, rather than replace, existing informal or formal supports and resources. Services include day habilitation, respite, supported employment, prescription medications, financial management services, support consultation, adaptive aids, audiology services, behavioral support, community support, dental treatment, dietary service, employment assistance, minor home modifications, occupational therapy services, physical therapy services, nursing, and speech-language pathology.

An individual may obtain a free copy of the proposed waiver amendment, including the TxHmL settings transition plan, or ask questions, obtain additional information, or submit comments regarding this amendment or the TxHmL settings transition plan, by contacting Jacqueline Pernell by U.S. mail, telephone, fax, or email. The addresses are as follows:

U.S. Mail

Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Attention: Jacqueline Pernell, Waiver Coordinator, Policy Development Support

P.O. Box 13247

Mail Code H-600

Austin, Texas 78711-3247

Telephone

(512) 428-1931

Fax

Attention: Jacqueline Pernell, Waiver Coordinator, at (512) 487-3403

Email

TX_Medicaid_Waivers@hhsc.state.tx.us

In addition, the HHSC local offices will post this notice for 30 days. The complete waiver amendment request can be found online on the Health and Human Services website at: https://hhs.texas.gov/doing-business-hhs/provider-portals/resources/stakeholder-involvement.

TRD-201702986

Karen Ray

Chief Counsel

Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Filed: August 8, 2017


Department of State Health Services

Licensing Actions for Radioactive Materials (.pdf)

TRD-201702964

Lisa Hernandez

General Counsel

Department of State Health Services

Filed: August 7, 2017


Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs

Notice of Public Hearing - Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Casa Brendan Apartments)

Notice is hereby given of a public hearing to be held by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (the "Issuer") in the City of Stephenville Council Chambers, 298 West Washington Street, Stephenville, Texas 76401 at 12:00 p.m. on August 30, 2017. The hearing is regarding an issue of tax-exempt multifamily residential rental development revenue bonds in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $6,000,000 and taxable bonds, if necessary, in an amount to be determined, to be issued in one or more series (the "Bonds"), by the Issuer. The proceeds of the Bonds will be loaned to THF Casa Brendan, LP, a Texas limited partnership, or a related person or affiliate thereof (the "Borrower"), to finance the costs of acquiring and rehabilitating a multifamily housing development for seniors. The housing development is described as follows: an approximately 86-unit multifamily housing development located at 1300 West Hyman Street, Stephenville, Erath County, Texas 76401 (the "Development"). Upon the issuance of the Bonds, the Development will be owned by the Borrower.

All interested parties are invited to attend such public hearing to express their views with respect to the Development and the issuance of the Bonds. Questions or requests for additional information may be directed to Shannon Roth at the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, P.O. Box 13941, Austin, Texas 78711-3941; (512) 475-3929; and/or shannon.roth@tdhca.state.tx.us.

Persons who intend to appear at the hearing and express their views are invited to contact Shannon Roth in writing in advance of the hearing. Any interested persons unable to attend the hearing may submit their views in writing to Shannon Roth prior to the date scheduled for the hearing. Individuals who require a language interpreter for the public hearing should contact Elena Peinado at (512) 475-3814 at least five days prior to the hearing date so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Personas que hablan español y requieren un intérprete, favor de llamar a Elena Peinado al siguiente número (512) 475-3814 por lo menos cinco días antes de la junta para hacer los preparativos apropiados.

Individuals who require auxiliary aids in order to attend this hearing should contact Nicole Krueger, ADA Responsible Employee, at (512) 475-3943 or Relay Texas at (800) 735-2989 at least five days before the hearing so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

This notice is published and the hearing is to be held in satisfaction of the requirements of Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.

http://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/multifamily/communities.htm

TRD-201702978

Timothy K. Irvine

Executive Director

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs

Filed: August 7, 2017


Notice of Public Hearing - Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds (Casa Inc. and Nuestro Hogar Developments)

Notice is hereby given of a public hearing to be held by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (the "Issuer") at the City of Fort Worth Public Library East Regional Branch, 6301 Bridge Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76112 at 6:00 p.m. on August 30, 2017. The hearing is regarding two issues of tax-exempt multifamily residential rental development revenue bonds in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $31,000,000 and taxable bonds, if necessary, in an amount to be determined, to be issued in one or more series by the Issuer (the "Bonds") to finance a portion of the costs of the two multifamily housing developments described below (the "Developments").

Proceeds of the Bonds in an aggregate amount not to exceed $25,000,000 will be loaned to THF Casa, LP, a Texas limited partnership, or a related person or affiliate thereof (the "Casa Borrower"), to finance a portion of the costs of acquiring and rehabilitating a multifamily housing development for seniors. The housing development is described as follows: an approximately 200-unit multifamily housing development located at 3201 Sondra Drive, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas 76107 (the "Fort Worth Development"). Upon the issuance of the Bonds, the Fort Worth Development will be owned by the Casa Borrower.

Proceeds of the Bonds in an aggregate amount not to exceed $6,000,000 will be loaned to THF Nuestro Hogar, LP, a Texas limited partnership, or a related person or affiliate thereof (the "Nuestro Hogar Borrower"), to finance a portion of the costs of acquiring and rehabilitating a multifamily housing development for seniors. The housing development is described as follows: an approximately 65-unit multifamily housing development located at 709 Magnolia Street, Arlington, Tarrant County, Texas 76012 (the "Arlington Development"). Upon the issuance of the Bonds, the Arlington Development will be owned by the Nuestro Hogar Borrower.

All interested parties are invited to attend such public hearing to express their views with respect to the Developments and the issuance of the Bonds. Questions or requests for additional information may be directed to Shannon Roth at the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, P.O. Box 13941, Austin, Texas 78711-3941; (512) 475-3929; and/or shannon.roth@tdhca.state.tx.us.

Persons who intend to appear at the hearing and express their views are invited to contact Shannon Roth in writing in advance of the hearing. Any interested persons unable to attend the hearing may submit their views in writing to Shannon Roth prior to the date scheduled for the hearing. Individuals who require a language interpreter for the public hearing should contact Elena Peinado at (512) 475-3814 at least five days prior to the hearing date so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Personas que hablan español y requieren un intérprete, favor de llamar a Elena Peinado al siguiente número (512) 475-3814 por lo menos cinco días antes de la junta para hacer los preparativos apropiados.

Individuals who require auxiliary aids in order to attend this hearing should contact Nicole Krueger, ADA Responsible Employee, at (512) 475-3943 or Relay Texas at (800) 735-2989 at least five days before the hearing so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

This notice is published and the hearing is to be held in satisfaction of the requirements of Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.

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Timothy K. Irvine

Executive Director

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs

Filed: August 7, 2017


Texas Department of Insurance

Company Licensing

Application for THE SAVINGS BANK LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF MASSACHUSETTS, a foreign life, accident, and/or health company, to change its name to THE SAVINGS BANK MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF MASSACHUSETTS. The home office is in Woburn, Massachusetts.

Any objections must be filed with the Texas Department of Insurance, within twenty (20) calendar days from the date of the Texas Register publication, addressed to the attention of Jeff Hunt, 333 Guadalupe Street, MC 305-2C, Austin, Texas 78701.

TRD-201703023

Norma Garcia

General Counsel

Texas Department of Insurance

Filed: August 9, 2017


Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

Request for Qualifications #608-17-4252 - For Organizational Assessment of Information Technology Services Division and Enterprise Project Management Office Consulting Services

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (department or TxDMV) announces a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for consulting services, pursuant to Government Code, Chapter 2254, Subchapter B. The term of the contract will be from contract award to completion or January 31, 2018, whichever is earliest. The RFQ will be released and posted on August 18, 2017, via the Electronic State Business Daily (ESBD) website at http://esbd.cpa.state.tx.us/.

PURPOSE

The TxDMV is seeking to enter into a contract with a contractor to provide assistance and consulting to analyze the Information Technology Services Division (ITSD) and the Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) staffing levels across all teams, current skillsets, salaries, strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities and overall preparedness to meet the current and future demands of the department. In addition, the contractor should identify potential efficiency gains and cost reductions as a result of possible organizational restructuring and process realignment to obtain maximum efficiency.

BACKGROUND

The 81st Texas Legislature created TxDMV on November 1, 2009, by removing a portion of the Motor Carrier Division, all of the Motor Vehicle Division, the Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority, and the Vehicle Titles and Registration Division from the Texas Department of Transportation. As a result, a new organizational structure was implemented as well as new policies and procedures. The Information Technology Services Division and the Enterprise Project Management Office were established later as independent divisions within TxDMV.

TxDMV has been working with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to separate technology and associated daily support operations with total separation expected in August 2017. In addition, the department has embarked on multiple technology modernization efforts and projects which has significantly changed the technology footprint and the associated skills required of our staff to support and maintain those new systems.

EVALUATION CRITERIA AND SCORING

The department will comply with §2254.027 of the Texas Government Code regarding the selection of a consultant. Section 2254.027 states as follows:

In selecting a consultant, a state agency shall:

1. Base its choice on demonstrated competence, knowledge, and qualifications and on the reasonableness of the proposed fee for the services; and

2. If other considerations are equal, give preference to a consultant whose principal place of business is in the state or who will manage the consulting contract wholly from an office in the state.

The evaluation criteria and review process are further described in the complete RFQ, which will be posted on August 18, 2017, on the ESBD website at http://esbd.cpa.state.tx.us/. Using a defined scoring matrix, the department will score the responses that are not disqualified. The department reserves the right to negotiate with the vendor(s) after scoring. The department reserves the right to accept or reject any or all responses submitted. The department is not obligated to execute a contract on the basis of this notice or the posting/distribution of any RFQ. The department will not pay for any costs incurred by any entity in responding to this notice or the RFQ.

DEADLINE FOR RESPONSE

The anticipated closing date for the receipt of responses is Monday, October 2, 2017, at 3:00 p.m.

The department reserves the right to change any and all dates/deadlines listed herein.

PROCUREMENT PROCESS

This proposed procurement is contingent on the approval from the Governor's Office. The department reserves the right in its sole discretion to amend this RFQ to clarify, revise, supplement, or delete any provision or to add new provisions. In the event that a revision to the RFQ becomes necessary, an addendum will be posted on the ESBD website at http://esbd.cpa.state.tx.us/. It is the responsibility of respondents to check the ESBD site frequently for any changes to the RFQ.

In the event of a conflict between this notice and the posting on the ESBD, the posting on the ESBD controls. Any parties interested in obtaining a complete copy of the RFQ should go to the ESBD website at http://esbd.cpa.state.tx.us/ and download the RFQ or contact the department Point of Contact below. Any correspondence regarding procurement issues (including cost, responses, etc.) for this RFQ prior to the award of any contract shall be made in writing only to the department Point of Contact listed below.

DEPARTMENT POINT OF CONTACT

Paula Ramsey, Purchasing & Contract Coordinator

Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

4000 Jackson Avenue

Austin, Texas 78731

Telephone number: (512) 465-4193

Email: Paula.Ramsey@TxDMV.gov

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David D. Duncan

General Counsel

Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

Filed: August 8, 2017


Public Utility Commission of Texas

Notice of Application for Sale, Transfer, or Merger

Notice is given to the public of an application filed with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (commission) on July 12, 2017, pursuant to the Texas Water Code.

Docket Style and Number: Application of Undine Texas, LLC and Suburban Utility Company for Sale, Transfer, or Merger of Facilities and Certificate Rights in Harris County, Docket No. 47396

The Application: Undine Texas, LLC seeks to acquire all of the water assets and certificated service area of Suburban Utility Company under water certificate of convenience and necessity number 10835. Quadvest L.P is serving as temporary manager of Suburban's public water systems. Undine requests the Commission waive the notice requirement for good cause shown and additionally waive hearing in order to expedite the acquisition proposed in this proceeding.

Persons who wish to intervene in the proceeding or comment upon the action sought should contact the commission as soon as possible as an intervention deadline will be imposed. A comment or request to intervene should be mailed to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, P.O. Box 13326, Austin, Texas 78711-3326. Further information may also be obtained by calling the commission's Office of Customer Protection at (512) 936-7120 or (888) 782-8477. Hearing and speech-impaired individuals with text telephones (TTY) may contact the commission through Relay Texas by dialing 7-1-1. All correspondence should refer to Docket Number 47396.

TRD-201703026

Adriana Gonzales

Rules Coordinator

Public Utility Commission of Texas

Filed: August 9, 2017


Notice of Application for Sale, Transfer, or Merger

Notice is given to the public of an application filed with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (commission) on July 25, 2017, pursuant to the Texas Water Code.

Docket Style and Number: Application of Community Utility Company and Undine Texas, LLC for Sale, Transfer, or Merger of Facilities and Certificate Rights in Harris and Montgomery Counties, Docket Number 47441.

The Application: Undine Texas, LLC seeks to acquire all of the water assets and certificated service area of Community Utility Company under water certificate of convenience and necessity number 10350. Undine requests that the Commission waive the notice requirement for good cause shown and additionally waive hearing in order to expedite the acquisition proposed in this proceeding.

Persons who wish to intervene in the proceeding or comment upon the action sought should contact the commission as soon as possible as an intervention deadline will be imposed. A comment or request to intervene should be mailed to Public Utility Commission of Texas, P.O. Box 13326, Austin, Texas 78711-3326. Further information may also be obtained by calling the commission's Office of Customer Protection at (512) 936-7120 or (888) 782-8477. Hearing and speech-impaired individuals with text telephones (TTY) may contact the commission through Relay Texas by dialing 7-1-1. All correspondence should refer to Docket Number 47441.

TRD-201702999

Adriana Gonzales

Rules Coordinator

Public Utility Commission of Texas

Filed: August 8, 2017


Notice of Application for Sale, Transfer, or Merger

Notice is given to the public of an application filed with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (commission) on July 28, 2017, pursuant to the Texas Water Code.

Docket Style and Number: Application of Gastonia Scurry Utilities District and West Cedar Creek Municipal Utility District for Sale and Transfer of Certificate Rights in Kaufman County, Docket No. 47454.

The Application: Gastonia Scurry Special Utilities District and West Cedar Creek Municipal Utility District filed an application for the sale and transfer of certificate rights in Kaufman County. West Cedar Creek seeks to acquire a portion of Gastonia's water certificate of convenience and necessity. The area being requested is approximately 335.7 acres and serves 0 current customers.

Persons who wish to intervene in the proceeding or comment upon the action sought should contact the commission as soon as possible as an intervention deadline will be imposed. A comment or request to intervene should be mailed to Public Utility Commission of Texas, P.O. Box 13326, Austin, Texas 78711-3326. Further information may also be obtained by calling the commission's Office of Customer Protection at (512) 936-7120 or (888) 782-8477. Hearing and speech-impaired individuals with text telephones (TTY) may contact the commission through Relay Texas by dialing 7-1-1. All correspondence should refer to Docket Number 47454.

TRD-201702918

Adriana Gonzales

Rules Coordinator

Public Utility Commission of Texas

Filed: August 3, 2017


Notice of Application for Sale, Transfer, or Merger

Notice is given to the public of an application filed with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (commission) on August 4, 2017, under Public Utility Regulatory Act, Tex. Util. Code Ann. §39.154 and §39.158.

Docket Style and Number: Application of Horse Ridge Wind, LLC Under §39.158 of the Public Utility Regulatory Act, Docket Number 47475.

The Application: Horse Ridge Wind filed an application for approval of the conveyance of certain passive Class B membership interests in Horse Ridge by Siemens Financial Services, Inc. and BNP Paribas US Wholesale Holdings, Corp. (the investors). Following the proposed transaction, the combined generation capacity of Horse Ridge, investors, and their affiliates would be 1.66% which is less than 20% of the installed capacity in, or capable of delivering electricity to, ERCOT.

Persons wishing to intervene or comment on the action sought should contact the commission as soon as possible as an intervention deadline will be imposed. A comment or request to intervene should be mailed to P.O. Box 13326, Austin, Texas 78711-3326, or by phone at (512) 936-7120 or toll-free at (888) 782-8477. Hearing and speech-impaired individuals with text telephone (TTY) may contact the commission through Relay Texas by dialing 7-1-1. All comments should reference Docket Number 47475.

TRD-201702984

Adriana Gonzales

Rules Coordinator

Public Utility Commission of Texas

Filed: August 8, 2017


Notice of Application for Sale, Transfer, or Merger

Notice is given to the public of an application filed with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (commission) on August 7, 2017, pursuant to the Texas Water Code.

Docket Style and Number: Application of Undine Texas, LLC and Consumers Water, Inc. for Sale, Transfer, or Merger of Facilities and Certificate Rights in Harris and Montgomery Counties, Docket No. 47477.

The Application: Undine Texas, LLC seeks to acquire all of the water assets and certificated service area of Consumers Water, Inc. under water certificate of convenience and necessity number 10347. Undine requests the Commission waive the notice requirement for good cause shown and additionally waive hearing in order to expedite the acquisition proposed in this proceeding.

Persons who wish to intervene in the proceeding or comment upon the action sought should contact the commission as soon as possible as an intervention deadline will be imposed. A comment or request to intervene should be mailed to Public Utility Commission of Texas, P.O. Box 13326, Austin, Texas 78711-3326. Further information may also be obtained by calling the commission's Office of Customer Protection at (512) 936-7120 or (888) 782-8477. Hearing and speech-impaired individuals with text telephones (TTY) may contact the commission through Relay Texas by dialing 7-1-1. All correspondence should refer to Docket Number 47477.

TRD-201703000

Adriana Gonzales

Rules Coordinator

Public Utility Commission of Texas

Filed: August 8, 2017


Notice of Application for Transfer of Facilities, Transfer of Rights Under and Amendment to Certificates of Convenience and Necessity, and for Other Regulatory Approvals

Notice is given to the public of an application by Sharyland Utilities, L.P., Sharyland Distribution & Transmission Services, L.L.C., and Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC filed with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (commission) on August 4, 2017, under Public Utility Regulatory Act §§14.101, 39.262, and 39.915.

Docket Style And Number: Joint Report and Application of Sharyland Utilities, L.P., Sharyland Distribution & Transmission Services, L.L.C., and Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC for Transfer of Facilities, Transfer of Rights Under and Amendment of Certificates of Convenience And Necessity, and for other Regulatory Approvals, Docket Number 47469.

The Application: Sharyland Utilities, L.P., Sharyland Distribution & Transmission Services, L.L.C., and Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC entered into an agreement and plan of merger in which they will exchange certain assets with each other and Oncor will purchase certain associated property from Sharyland resulting in all of Sharyland's existing retail electric delivery customers becoming Oncor's retail electric delivery customers and Sharyland serving only as a transmission service provider.

Persons who wish to intervene in or comment upon this application should notify the ommission. A request to intervene or request for further information should be mailed to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, P.O. Box 13326, Austin, Texas 78711-3326. Further information may also be obtained by calling the Public Utility Commission at (512) 936-7120 or (888) 782-8477. Hearing and speech-impaired individuals with text telephone (TTY) may contact the commission through Relay Texas by dialing 7-1-1. The deadline to intervene is September 5, 2017. All correspondence should refer to Docket Number 47469.

TRD-201702983

Adriana Gonzales

Rules Coordinator

Public Utility Commission of Texas

Filed: August 8, 2017


Notice of Application to Amend Certificated Service Area Boundaries

Notice is given to the public of the filing with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (commission) of an application on August 4, 2017, for an amendment to certificated service area boundaries within Comal County, Texas.

Docket Style and Number: Application of New Braunfels Utilities to Amend its Certificate of Convenience and Necessity for Service Area Boundary in Comal County. Docket Number 47476.

The Application: New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) filed an application for a service area boundary exception to allow NBU to provide service to a specific customer located within the certificated service area of Pedernales Electric Cooperative, Inc. (PEC). NBU and PEC have provided a service area exchange agreement.

Persons wishing to comment on the action sought or intervene should contact the commission no later than August 25, 2017, by mail at P.O. Box 13326, Austin, Texas 78711-3326, or by phone at (512) 936-7120 or toll-free at (888) 782-8477. Hearing and speech-impaired individuals with text telephone (TTY) may contact the commission through Relay Texas by dialing 7-1-1. All comments should reference Docket Number 47476.

TRD-201702985

Adriana Gonzales

Rules Coordinator

Public Utility Commission of Texas

Filed: August 8, 2017


Notice of Application to Obtain a Water Certificate of Convenience and Necessity

Notice is given to the public of the filing with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (commission) of an application to obtain a water certificate of convenience and necessity (CCN) in Real County, Texas.

Docket Style and Number: Application of Summit Ridge, LLC for a Water Certificate of Convenience and Necessity in Medina County, Docket Number 47463.

The Application: The total area being requested includes approximately 870 acres, with zero current customers. Summit Ridge owns and plans to develop the subject property, including a community water system. The proposed utility service area is located approximately 2.3 miles east-southeast of the community of Mico.

Persons wishing to intervene or comment on the action sought should contact the Public Utility Commission of Texas by mail at P.O. Box 13326, Austin, Texas 78711-3326, or by phone at (512) 936-7120 or toll-free at (888) 782-8477. A deadline for intervention in this proceeding will be established. Hearing and speech-impaired individuals with text telephone (TTY) may contact the commission through Relay Texas by dialing 7-1-1. All comments should reference Docket Number 47463.

TRD-201702919

Adriana Gonzales

Rules Coordinator

Public Utility Commission of Texas

Filed: August 3, 2017


Notice of Application to Relinquish a Service Provider Certificate of Operating Authority

Notice is given to the public of the filing with the Public Utility Commission of Texas of an application on July 31, 2017, to relinquish a service provider certificate of operating authority.

Style and Docket Number: Application of Fusion Connect, LLC to Relinquish a Service Provider Certificate of Operating Authority, Docket Number 47456.

Application: Fusion Connect, LLC seeks to relinquish service provider certificate of operating authority number 60484 because it is not offering any services to any Texas customers, and has no future prospects of remaining in business in Texas.

Persons wishing to comment on the action sought should contact the Public Utility Commission of Texas by mail at P.O. Box 13326, Austin, Texas 78711-3326, or by phone at (512) 936-7120 or toll free at 1-888-782-8477 no later than August 25, 2017. Hearing and speech impaired individuals with text telephone (TTY) may contact the commission through Relay Texas by dialing 7-1-1. All comments should reference Docket Number 47456.

TRD-201702934

Adriana Gonzales

Rules Coordinator

Public Utility Commission of Texas

Filed: August 3, 2017


Notice of Intent to Implement a Minor Rate Change Under 16 Texas Administrative Code §26.171

Notice is given to the public of an application filed with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (commission) on August 8, 2017, to implement a minor rate change under 16 Texas Administrative Code §26.171.

Tariff Control Title and Number: Notice of Southwest Texas Telephone Company for Approval of a Minor Rate Change Under 16 Texas Administrative Code §26.171 and PURA Section 53, Subchapter G, Tariff Control Number 47478.

The Application: Southwest Texas Telephone Company (STTC) filed an application with the Commission for revisions to its General Exchange Tariff. STTC proposed an effective date of September 1, 2017. The estimated revenue increase to be recognized by the STTC is $204 in gross annual intrastate revenues. STTC has 3,677 access lines (residence and business) in service in the state of Texas.

If the commission receives a complaint(s) relating to this application signed by 5% of the affected local service customers to which this application applies by August 26, 2017, the application will be docketed. The 5% limitation will be calculated based upon the total number of customers of record as of the calendar month preceding the commission's receipt of the complaint(s).

Persons wishing to comment on this application should contact the commission by August 26, 2017. Requests to intervene should be filed with the commission's Filing Clerk at P.O. Box 13326, Austin, Texas 78711-3326, or you may call the commission at (512) 936-7120 or toll-free (800) 735-2989. Hearing and speech-impaired individuals with text telephones (TTY) may contact the commission through Relay Texas by dialing 7-1-1. All correspondence should refer to Tariff Control Number 47478.

TRD-201703029

Adriana Gonzales

Rules Coordinator

Public Utility Commission of Texas

Filed: August 9, 2017


Texas Veterans Commission

Request for Applications Concerning the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans' Assistance, General Assistance Grant Program

Filing Authority. The availability of grant funds is authorized by Texas Government Code, §434.017.

Eligible Applicants. The Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) is requesting applications from organizations eligible to apply for grant funding. Eligible Applicants are units of local government, IRS Code §501(c)(19) posts or organizations of past or present members of the Armed Forces, IRS Code §501(c)(3) private nonprofit corporations authorized to conduct business in Texas, Texas chapters of IRS Code §501(c)(4) veterans service organizations, and nonprofit organizations authorized to do business in Texas with experience providing services to veterans.

Description. The purpose of this Request for Applications (RFA) is to seek grant applications from Eligible Applicants for General Assistance reimbursement grants using funds from the Fund for Veterans' Assistance (FVA). The TVC is authorized to award grants to Eligible Applicants addressing the needs of Texas veterans and their families. These needs include, but are not limited to: emergency financial assistance; transportation services; legal services, excluding criminal defense; family, child, and supportive services; employment, training/job placement assistance; and development of professional services networks.

The Texas Veterans Commission has currently established the following priorities: widespread distribution of grants across the state; encourage a diversity of services within geographic regions; outstanding grant applications; and the service categories of financial assistance and supportive services. The priorities for this 2018-2019 General Assistance Grant will be outlined in the RFA.

Grant Funding Period. Grants awarded will begin on July 1, 2018, and end on June 30, 2019. All grants are reimbursement grants. Reimbursement will only be made for those expenses that occur within the term of this grant. No pre-award spending is allowed.

Grant Amounts. For this solicitation, the minimum grant award will be $5,000. The maximum grant award for regional projects will be $300,000. The maximum grant award for statewide projects will be $500,000.

Number of Grants to be Awarded and Total Available. The anticipated total funding available across all four FVA grant programs is $26,000,000. The number of awards made will be contingent upon the amount of funding requested and awarded to Eligible Applicants. This total amount of grant funding is subject to change due to availability of funds.

Selection Criteria. TVC staff will use an eligibility checklist and evaluation rubric to review all applications. All eligible applications will be evaluated and forwarded to the FVA Advisory Committee for its review and consideration. The FVA Advisory Committee will prepare a funding recommendation to be presented to the Commission for action. The Commission makes the final funding decisions based upon the FVA Advisory Committee's funding recommendation. Applications must address all requirements of the RFA to be considered for funding.

TVC is not obligated to approve an application, provide funds, or endorse any application submitted in response to this solicitation. There is no expectation of continued funding. This issuance does not obligate TVC to award a grant or pay any costs incurred in preparing a response.

Requesting the Materials Needed to Complete an Application. All information needed to respond to this solicitation will be posted to the TVC website at http://tvc.texas.gov/Apply-For-A-Grant.aspx on or about Monday, August 21, 2017. All applications must be submitted both electronically and in hard-copy, as per the posted solicitation guidelines.

Further Information. In order to assure that no prospective applicant may obtain a competitive advantage because of acquisition of information unknown to other prospective applicants; all questions must be submitted via email to grants@tvc.texas.gov. All questions and the written answers will be posted on the TVC website as per the RFA.

Deadline for Receipt of an Application. Applications must be received by TVC by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the Stephen F. Austin Building, 1700 N. Congress Avenue, Suite 800, Austin, Texas 78701 to be considered for funding.

TRD-201703005

Charles Catoe

Director, Fund for Veterans' Assistance

Texas Veterans Commission

Filed: August 8, 2017


Request for Applications Concerning the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans' Assistance, Housing 4 Texas Heroes Grant Program

Filing Authority. The availability of grant funds is authorized by Texas Government Code, §434.017.

Eligible Applicants. The Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) is requesting applications from organizations eligible to apply for grant funding. Eligible Applicants are units of local government, IRS Code §501(c)(19) posts or organizations of past or present members of the Armed Forces, IRS Code §501(c)(3) private nonprofit corporations authorized to conduct business in Texas, Texas chapters of IRS Code §501(c)(4) veterans service organizations, and nonprofit organizations authorized to do business in Texas with experience providing services to veterans.

Description. The purpose of this Request for Applications (RFA) is to seek grant applications from Eligible Applicants for Housing 4 Texas Heroes reimbursement grants using funds from the Fund for Veterans' Assistance (FVA). The TVC is authorized to award grants to Eligible Applicants addressing the needs of Texas veterans and their families. These needs include, but are not limited to: homeless Veteran support, Veteran homelessness prevention, temporary assistance to families of Veterans undergoing treatment at Texas medical facilities, and home modification assistance.

The Texas Veterans Commission has currently established the following priorities: widespread distribution of grants across the state; encourage a diversity of services within geographic regions; outstanding grant applications; and the service category of Home Modification Assistance. The priorities for this 2018-2019 Housing 4 Texas Heroes Grant will be outlined in the RFA.

Grant Funding Period. Grants awarded will begin on July 1, 2018, and end on June 30, 2019. All grants are reimbursement grants. Reimbursement will only be made for those expenses that occur within the term of this grant. No pre-award spending is allowed.

Grant Amounts. For this solicitation, the minimum grant award will be $5,000. The maximum grant award will be $500,000.

Number of Grants to be Awarded and Total Available. The anticipated total funding available across all four FVA grant programs is $26,000,000. The number of awards made will be contingent upon the amount of funding requested and awarded to Eligible Applicants. This total amount of grant funding is subject to change due to availability of funds.

Selection Criteria. TVC staff will use an eligibility checklist and evaluation rubric to review all applications. All eligible applications will be evaluated and forwarded to the FVA Advisory Committee for its review and consideration. The FVA Advisory Committee will prepare a funding recommendation to be presented to the Commission for action. The Commission makes the final funding decisions based upon the FVA Advisory Committee's funding recommendation. Applications must address all requirements of the RFA to be considered for funding.

TVC is not obligated to approve an application, provide funds, or endorse any application submitted in response to this solicitation. There is no expectation of continued funding. This issuance does not obligate TVC to award a grant or pay any costs incurred in preparing a response.

Requesting the Materials Needed to Complete an Application. All information needed to respond to this solicitation will be posted to the TVC website at http://tvc.texas.gov/Apply-For-A-Grant.aspx on or about Monday, August 21, 2017. All applications must be submitted both electronically and in hard-copy, as per the posted solicitation guidelines.

Further Information. In order to assure that no prospective applicant may obtain a competitive advantage because of acquisition of information unknown to other prospective applicants; all questions must be submitted via email to grants@tvc.texas.gov. All questions and the written answers will be posted on the TVC website as per the RFA.

Deadline for Receipt of an Application. Applications must be received by TVC by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 2, 2017, at the Stephen F. Austin Building, 1700 N. Congress Avenue, Suite 800, Austin, Texas 78701 to be considered for funding.

TRD-201703004

Charles Catoe

Director, Fund for Veterans’ Assistance

Texas Veterans Commission

Filed: August 8, 2017


Request for Applications Concerning the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans' Assistance, Veterans Mental Health Grant Program

Filing Authority. The availability of grant funds is authorized by Texas Government Code, §434.017.

Eligible Applicants. The Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) is requesting applications from organizations eligible to apply for grant funding. Eligible Applicants are units of local government, IRS Code §501(c)(19) posts or organizations of past or present members of the Armed Forces, IRS Code §501(c)(3) private nonprofit corporations authorized to conduct business in Texas, Texas chapters of IRS Code §501(c)(4) veterans service organizations, and nonprofit organizations authorized to do business in Texas with experience providing services to veterans.

Description. The purpose of this Request for Applications (RFA) is to seek grant applications from Eligible Applicants for Veterans Mental Health reimbursement grants using funds from the Fund for Veterans' Assistance (FVA). The TVC is authorized to award grants to Eligible Applicants addressing the needs of Texas veterans and their families. These needs include, but are not limited to: clinical counseling services, peer-delivered services, and non-clinical support services.

The Texas Veterans Commission has currently established the following priorities: widespread distribution of grants across the state; encourage a diversity of services within geographic regions; and outstanding grant applications. The priorities for this 2018-2019 Veterans Mental Health Grant will be outlined in the RFA.

Grant Funding Period. Grants awarded will begin on July 1, 2018, and end on June 30, 2019. All grants are reimbursement grants. Reimbursement will only be made for those expenses that occur within the term of this grant. No pre-award spending is allowed.

Grant Amounts. For this solicitation, the minimum grant award will be $5,000. The maximum grant award will be $500,000.

Number of Grants to be Awarded and Total Available. The anticipated total funding available across all four FVA grant programs is $26,000,000. The number of awards made will be contingent upon the amount of funding requested and awarded to Eligible Applicants. This total amount of grant funding is subject to change due to availability of funds.

Selection Criteria. TVC staff will use an eligibility checklist and evaluation rubric to review all applications. All eligible applications will be evaluated and forwarded to the FVA Advisory Committee for its review and consideration. The FVA Advisory Committee will prepare a funding recommendation to be presented to the Commission for action. The Commission makes the final funding decisions based upon the FVA Advisory Committee's funding recommendation. Applications must address all requirements of the RFA to be considered for funding.

TVC is not obligated to approve an application, provide funds, or endorse any application submitted in response to this solicitation. There is no expectation of continued funding. This issuance does not obligate TVC to award a grant or pay any costs incurred in preparing a response.

Requesting the Materials Needed to Complete an Application. All information needed to respond to this solicitation will be posted to the TVC website at http://tvc.texas.gov/Apply-For-A-Grant.aspx on or about Monday, August 21, 2017. All applications must be submitted both electronically and in hard-copy, as per the posted solicitation guidelines.

Further Information. In order to assure that no prospective applicant may obtain a competitive advantage because of acquisition of information unknown to other prospective applicants, all questions must be submitted via email to grants@tvc.texas.gov. All questions and the written answers will be posted on the TVC website as per the RFA.

Deadline for Receipt of an Application. Applications must be received by TVC by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 2, 2017, at the Stephen F. Austin Building, 1700 N. Congress Avenue, Suite 800, Austin, Texas 78701 to be considered for funding.

TRD-201703003

Charles Catoe

Director, Fund for Veterans' Assistance

Texas Veterans Commission

Filed: August 8, 2017


Request for Applications Concerning the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans' Assistance, Veterans Treatment Court Grant Program

Filing Authority. The availability of grant funds is authorized by Texas Government Code, Section 434.017.

Eligible Applicants. The Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) is requesting applications from units of local government to apply for grant funding. Only units of local government will be considered eligible applicants for this grant.

Description. The purpose of this Request for Applications (RFA) is to seek grant applications from Eligible Applicants for Veterans Treatment Court reimbursement grants using funds from the Fund for Veterans' Assistance (FVA). The TVC is authorized to award grants to Eligible Applicants addressing the needs of Texas veterans and their families.

The Texas Veterans Commission has currently established the following priorities: widespread distribution of grants across the state; encourage a diversity of services within geographic regions; and outstanding grant applications. The priorities for this 2018 - 2019 Veterans Treatment Court Grant will be outlined in the RFA.

Grant Funding Period. Grants awarded will begin on July 1, 2018, and end on June 30, 2019. All grants are reimbursement grants. Reimbursement will only be made for those expenses that occur within the term of this grant. No pre-award spending is allowed.

Grant Amounts. For this solicitation, the minimum grant award will be $5,000. The maximum grant award will be $500,000.

Number of Grants to be Awarded and Total Available. The anticipated total funding available across all four FVA grant programs is $26,000,000. The number of awards made will be contingent upon the amount of funding requested and awarded to Eligible Applicants. This total amount of grant funding is subject to change due to availability of funds.

Selection Criteria. TVC staff will use an eligibility checklist and evaluation rubric to review all applications. All eligible applications will be evaluated and forwarded to the FVA Advisory Committee for its review and consideration. The FVA Advisory Committee will prepare a funding recommendation to be presented to the Commission for action. The Commission makes the final funding decisions based upon the FVA Advisory Committee's funding recommendation. Applications must address all requirements of the RFA to be considered for funding.

TVC is not obligated to approve an application, provide funds, or endorse any application submitted in response to this solicitation. There is no expectation of continued funding. This issuance does not obligate TVC to award a grant or pay any costs incurred in preparing a response.

Requesting the Materials Needed to Complete an Application. All information needed to respond to this solicitation will be posted to the TVC website at http://tvc.texas.gov/Apply-For-A-Grant.aspx on or about Monday, August 21, 2017. All applications must be submitted both electronically and in hard-copy, as per the posted solicitation guidelines.

Further Information. In order to assure that no prospective applicant may obtain a competitive advantage because of acquisition of information unknown to other prospective applicants, all questions must be submitted via email to grants@tvc.texas.gov. All questions and the written answers will be posted on the TVC website as per the RFA.

Deadline for Receipt of an Application. Applications must be received by TVC by 5:00 P.M. on Thursday, November 2, 2017, at the Stephen F. Austin Building, 1700 N. Congress Avenue, Suite 800, Austin, Texas 78701 to be considered for funding.

TRD-201703001

Charles Catoe

Director, Fund for Veterans' Assistance

Texas Veterans Commission

Filed: August 8, 2017