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Texas Department of Agriculture

Request for Applications: 2017 Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program

Statement of Purpose

The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) hereby requests applications for the 2017 Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program (SHIP). The purpose of SHIP is to help small rural hospitals of 49 beds or less. SHIP funds benefit small rural hospitals which serve as essential access points for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries.

Eligibility

Eligible applicants are non-federal, short-term general acute care facilities that are located in a rural area, including faith-based hospitals. For the purpose of this program:

1) "Eligible small rural hospital" is defined as a non-Federal, short-term general acute care hospital that: (i) is located in a rural area and (ii) has 49 available beds or less, as reported on the hospital's most recently filed Medicare Cost Report; and

2) "Rural area" is defined as either: (a) located outside of a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA); (b) located within a rural census tract of a MSA, as determined under the Goldsmith Modification or the Rural Urban Commuting Areas (RUCAs); or (c) is being treated as if being located in a rural area pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1395(d)(8)(E).

Funding Parameters

Awards are subject to the availability of funds. TDA estimates an award not to exceed $9,000 per applicant.

Eligible activities include any or all of the following:

1) Purchase of equipment and/or provide training to help applicant attain value-based purchasing provisions under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA);

2) Use of funds to join or become an accountable care organization, or create shared savings programs per the ACA; and/or

3) Purchase of health information technology, equipment and/or training to comply with meaningful use, ICD-10 standards, and payment bundling.

Application Requirements

Applications must be submitted on the form provided by TDA. The application is available on TDA's website at http://www.texasagriculture.gov/GrantsServices/SHIP.aspx.

Applications must be complete and have all required documentation to be considered. Applications missing documentation or otherwise deemed incomplete will not be considered for funding.

Deadline for Submission of Responses

The online application form must be completed and submitted to TDA by 5:00 p.m. (CT) on Thursday, January 5, 2017.Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applicants will not be allowed to supplement the application after the application deadline.

For questions regarding submission of the application and/or TDA requirements, please contact the Texas State Office of Rural Health at (512) 463-0018, or by email at RuralHealth@TexasAgriculture.gov.

TRD-201606687

Jessica Escobar

Assistant General Counsel

Texas Department of Agriculture

Filed: December 20, 2016


Request for Applications: Rural Health Facility Capital Improvement Program

Statement of Purpose

The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) hereby requests applications for the 2017 Rural Health Facility Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The purpose of CIP is to provide funds for rural public and non-profit hospitals to make capital improvements to existing facilities, construct new health facilities, or to purchase capital equipment.

Eligibility

To be eligible, an applicant must be public or non-profit hospital located in a rural county. For the purpose of this program:

(1) "Public hospital" means a general or special hospital licensed under Chapter 241, Texas Health and Safety Code, that is owned or operated by a municipality, county, municipality and county, hospital district, or hospital authority, and that performs inpatient and outpatient services.

(2) "Rural County" means a county that has a population of 150,000 or less, or with respect to a county that has a population of more than 150,000 and contains a geographic area that is not delineated as urbanized by the federal census bureau, that part of the county that is not delineated as urbanized.

Funding Parameters

Grant awards up to $75,000 are available per applicant. A minimum 25% match is required. TDA estimates $1.9 million is available to fund eligible projects. Awards are subject to the availability of funds.

Allowable expenses include the acquisition, construction, or improvement of a facility, equipment, or real property for use in providing health services. This also includes the design, engineering, supervising, surveying, and other expenses incidental to the acquisition, construction and/or improvement, or the purchase of capital equipment, including information systems hardware and software for a health facility.

Ineligible expenses include but are not limited to operating expenses, debt retirement of the hospital or the owner of the hospital, or recruitment or retention of providers.

Application Requirements

To be considered, applications must be complete and include all of the information specified in the Request for Application. Application and information can be downloaded from the "Grants Office" section under the "Grants and Services" tab at www.TexasAgriculture.gov.

For questions regarding submission of the application and/or TDA requirements, please contact the Texas State Office of Rural Health at (512) 463-0018, or by email at RuralHealth@TexasAgriculture.gov.

Application Deadline and Term of Award

Applications must be received by TDA no later than 5:00 p.m. CT on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applicants will not be allowed to supplement the application after the application deadline.

All approved projects have an anticipated grant start date of July 1, 2017, and must be completed by June 30, 2018.

TRD-201606686

Jessica Escobar

Assistant General Counsel

Texas Department of Agriculture

Filed: December 20, 2016


Office of the 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, 303.009, and 304.003, Texas Finance Code.

The weekly ceiling as prescribed by §303.003 and §303.009 for the period of 12/26/16 - 01/01/17 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 12/26/16 - 01/01/17 is 18% for Commercial over $250,000.

The judgment ceiling as prescribed by §304.003 for the period of 01/01/17 - 01/31/17 is 5.00% for Consumer/Agricultural/Commercial credit through $250,000.

The judgment ceiling as prescribed by §304.003 for the period of 01/01/17 - 01/31/17 is 5.00% for commercial over $250,000.

1 Credit for personal, family or household use.

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

TRD-201606685

Leslie Pettijohn

Commissioner

Office of the Consumer Credit Commissioner

Filed: December 20, 2016


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 February 6, 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 February 6, 2017. Written comments may also be sent by facsimile machine to the enforcement coordinator at (512) 239-2550. The commission 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: Addicks Utility District; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1684-MWD-E; IDENTIFIER: RN102333739; LOCATION: Houston, Harris County; TYPE OF FACILITY: wastewater treatment facility; RULES VIOLATED: TWC, §26.121(a)(1), 30 TAC §305.125(1), and Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit Number WQ0011696002, Effluent Limitations and Monitoring Requirements Numbers 1 and 2, by failing to comply with permitted effluent limitations; PENALTY: $3,125; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Farhaud Abbaszadeh, (512) 239-0779; REGIONAL OFFICE: 5425 Polk Street, Suite H, Houston, Texas 77023-1452, (713) 767-3500.

(2 ) COMPANY: ALI AMMAR, INCORPORATED dba Shadouh First Stop; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1110-PST-E; IDENTIFIER: RN102382249; LOCATION: San Antonio, Bexar County; TYPE OF FACILITY: underground storage tank (UST) system and retail convenience store; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §334.49(a)(1) and TWC, §26.3475(d), by failing to provide corrosion protection for the UST system; PENALTY: $2,438; Supplemental Environmental Project offset amount of $975; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Ronica Rodriguez, (512) 239-2601; REGIONAL OFFICE: 14250 Judson Road, San Antonio, Texas 78233-4480, (210) 490-3096.

(3) COMPANY: AREEBA AND SAAMIA INCORPORATED dba Smart Mart 1; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1584-PST-E; IDENTIFIER: RN101833499; LOCATION: Longview, Gregg 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: $4,629; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Melissa Castro, (512) 239-0855; REGIONAL OFFICE: 2916 Teague Drive, Tyler, Texas 75701-3734, (903) 535-5100.

(4) COMPANY: ARROWHEAD HILL WATER SUPPLY CORPORATION; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1301-PWS-E; IDENTIFIER: RN101243020; LOCATION: Belton, Bell County; TYPE OF FACILITY: public water supply; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §290.115(f)(1) and Texas Health and Safety Code (THSC), §341.0315(c), by failing to comply with the maximum contaminant level (MCL) of 0.080 milligrams per liter (mg/L) for total trihalomethanes, based on the locational running annual average; and 30 TAC §290.115(f)(1) and THSC, §341.0315(c), by failing to comply with the MCL of 0.060 mg/L for haloacetic acids, based on the locational running annual average; PENALTY: $345; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Steven Hall, (512) 239-2569; REGIONAL OFFICE: 6801 Sanger Avenue, Suite 2500, Waco, Texas 76710-7826, (254) 751-0335.

(5) COMPANY: Athens Quick Corporation dba Quick Track 20; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1631-PST-E; IDENTIFIER: RN102282936; LOCATION: Athens, Henderson 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 tanks for releases at a frequency of at least once every month; PENALTY: $4,125; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Danielle Porras, (713) 767-3682; REGIONAL OFFICE: 2916 Teague Drive, Tyler, Texas 75701-3734, (903) 535-5100.

(6) COMPANY: Baytex USA Development, LLC; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1355-AIR-E; IDENTIFIER: RN106173891; LOCATION: Kenedy, Karnes County; TYPE OF FACILITY: oil and gas facility; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §122.143(4) and §122.146(2), Texas Health and Safety Code (THSC), §382.085(b), and Federal Operating Permit (FOP) Number O3518, General Terms and Conditions (GTC), by failing to submit a Permit Compliance Certification no later than 30 days after the end of the certification period; and 30 TAC §122.143(4) and §122.145(2)(B) and (C), THSC, §382.085(b), and FOP Number O3518, GTC, by failing to submit a semi-annual deviation report within 30 days after the end of each reporting period; PENALTY: $8,438; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Abigail Lindsey, (512) 239-2576; REGIONAL OFFICE: 14250 Judson Road, San Antonio, Texas 78233-4480, (210) 490-3096.

(7) COMPANY: Billy D. Barnett; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1998-WOC-E; IDENTIFIER: RN104256359; LOCATION: Joaquin, Shelby 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: Rajesh Acharya, (512) 239-0577; REGIONAL OFFICE: 3870 Eastex Freeway, Beaumont, Texas 77703-1830, (409) 898-3838.

(8) COMPANY: Cecil Alfred Redford dba Lakehills Homestead and RV Park and Linda Carol Redford dba Lakehills Homestead and RV Park; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-0744-PWS-E; IDENTIFIER: RN109162057; LOCATION: Pipe Creek, Bandera County; TYPE OF FACILITY: public water supply; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §290.46(e)(4)(A), by failing to operate the water system under the direct supervision of a water works operator who holds a Class D or higher license; 30 TAC §290.41(c)(1)(A), by failing to locate the facility's groundwater well at least 150 feet from a septic tank perforated drain field; 30 TAC §290.46(n)(1), by failing to maintain accurate and up-to-date detailed as-built plans or record drawings for each treatment plant, pump station, and storage tank at the public water system until the facility is decommissioned; 30 TAC §290.46(n)(3), by failing to keep on file copies of well completion data such as well material setting data, geological log, sealing information (pressure cementing and surface protection), disinfection information, microbiological sample results, and a chemical analysis report of a representative sample of water from the well for as long as the well remains in service; and 30 TAC §290.46(d)(2)(A) and §290.110(b)(4), and Texas Health and Safety Code (THSC), §341.0315(c), by failing to maintain a disinfectant residual of at least 0.2 milligrams per liter (mg/L) of free chlorine throughout the distribution system at all times; PENALTY: $2,198; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Michaelle Garza, (210) 403-4076; REGIONAL OFFICE: 14250 Judson Road, San Antonio, Texas 78233-4480, (210) 490-3096.

(9) COMPANY: City of Big Wells; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1480-MLM-E; IDENTIFIER: RN107547135; LOCATION: Big Wells, Dimmit County; TYPE OF FACILITY: unauthorized municipal solid waste (MSW) site; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §330.15(a) and (c), by failing to not cause, suffer, allow, or permit the unauthorized disposal of MSW; and 30 TAC §111.201 and Texas Health and Safety Code, §382.085(b), by failing to not cause, suffer, allow, or permit outdoor burning within the state of Texas; PENALTY: $8,750; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Steven Stump, (512) 239-1343; REGIONAL OFFICE: 707 East Calton Road, Suite 304, Laredo, Texas 78041-3887, (956) 791-6611.

(10) COMPANY: City of League City; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1952-WQ-E; IDENTIFIER: RN108749797; LOCATION: League City, Galveston County; TYPE OF FACILITY: construction site; RULE VIOLATED: 30 TAC §281.25(a)(4), by failing to obtain a Construction General Permit for stormwater; PENALTY: $875; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Cheryl Thompson, (817) 588-5886; REGIONAL OFFICE: 5425 Polk Avenue, Suite H, Houston, Texas 77023-1452, (713) 767-3500.

(11) COMPANY: City of Los Fresnos; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1671-PWS-E; IDENTIFIER: RN101392009; LOCATION: Los Fresnos, Cameron County; TYPE OF FACILITY: public water supply; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §290.111(e)(1)(B) and §290.122(b)(2)(A) and (f), and Texas Health and Safety Code (THSC), §341.0315(c), by failing to achieve a turbidity level of combined filter effluent (CFE) that is less than 0.3 nephelometric turbidity unit (NTU) in at least 95% of the samples tested in June 2016 and July 2016, and failing to provide public notification and submit a copy of the public notification to the executive director regarding the failure to achieve a turbidity level of CFE that is less than 0.3 NTU in at least 95% of the samples tested in June 2016; and 30 TAC §290.111(e)(1)(A) and THSC, §341.0315(c), by failing to achieve a turbidity level of CFE that is less than 1.0 NTU; PENALTY: $1,536; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Jason Fraley, (512) 239-2552; REGIONAL OFFICE: 1804 West Jefferson Avenue, Harlingen, Texas 78550-5247, (956) 425-6010.

(12) COMPANY: City of Thornton; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1137-MWD-E; IDENTIFIER: RN102844461; LOCATION: Thornton, Limestone County; TYPE OF FACILITY: wastewater treatment plant; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §305.125(1) and (11)(B), §319.5(e), and Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) Permit Number WQ0010824001, Monitoring and Reporting Requirements Number 3(b) and 4, by failing to maintain monitoring and reporting records at the facility or make readily available for review; 30 TAC §30.350(d) and §305.125(1) and TPDES Permit Number WQ0010824001, Other Requirements Number 1, by failing to employ or contract with one or more licensed wastewater treatment facility operators holding the appropriate level of license to operate a wastewater treatment plant; 30 TAC §305.125(1) and §319.11(c) and TPDES Permit Number WQ0010824001, Monitoring and Reporting Requirements Number 2(a), by failing to analyze effluent samples according to test methods specified in 40 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 136 or more recent additions of Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater; 30 TAC §305.125(1) and TPDES Permit Number WQ0010824001, 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 Waco Regional Office and the Enforcement Division within five working days of becoming aware of the noncompliance; and 30 TAC §305.125(1) and (5), §317.4(b)(4), and TPDES Permit Number WQ0010824001, Operational Requirements Number 1, by failing to ensure that all systems of collection, treatment, and disposal are properly operated and maintained; PENALTY: $17,663; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Ross Luedtke, (512) 239-3157; REGIONAL OFFICE: 6801 Sanger Avenue, Suite 2500, Waco, Texas 76710-7826, (254) 751-0335.

(13) COMPANY: COASTAL CHEMICAL COMPANY, L.L.C.; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1792-PST-E; IDENTIFIER: RN100538719; LOCATIONS: Kilgore and Longview, Gregg County; TYPE OF FACILITY: fuel distributor; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §334.5(b)(1)(A) and TWC, §26.3467(d), by failing to deposit a regulated substance into a regulated underground storage tank system that was covered by a valid, current TCEQ delivery certificate; PENALTY: $1,107; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Jonathan Nguyen, (512) 239-1661; REGIONAL OFFICE: 2916 Teague Drive, Tyler, Texas 75701-3734, (903) 535-5100.

(14) COMPANY: Combine Retail, LLC dba Beaumont Chevron; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1271-PST-E; IDENTIFIER: RN106186349; LOCATION: Beaumont, Jefferson 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; and 30 TAC §334.602(a), by failing to designate, train, and certify at least one individual for each class of operator - Class A, Class B, Class C for the facility; PENALTY: $4,317; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Jonathan Nguyen, (512) 239-1661; REGIONAL OFFICE: 3870 Eastex Freeway, Beaumont, Texas 77703-1830, (409) 898-3838.

(15) COMPANY: DALE OIL COMPANY, INCORPORATED dba The Cardstop; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1811-PST-E; IDENTIFIER: RN101772895; LOCATION: Muleshoe, Bailey County; TYPE OF FACILITY: convenience store with retail sales of gasoline; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §334.8(c)(4)(A)(vii) and (5)(B)(ii), by failing to renew a previously issued underground storage tank (UST) delivery certificate by submitting a properly completed UST registration and self-certification form at least 30 days before the expiration date; 30 TAC §334.8(c)(5)(A)(i) and TWC, §26.3467(a), by failing to make available to a common carrier a valid, current TCEQ delivery certificate before accepting delivery of a regulated substance into the USTs; 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: $8,538; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Holly Kneisley, (817) 588-5856; REGIONAL OFFICE: 5012 50th Street, Suite 100, Lubbock, Texas 79414-3426, (806) 796-7092.

(16) COMPANY: DCP Midstream, LP; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1458-AIR-E; IDENTIFIER: RN100213487; LOCATION: Hallettsville, Lavaca County; TYPE OF FACILITY: gas processing plant; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §§101.20(2), 113.1090, and 122.143(4), Texas Health and Safety Code, §382.085(b), 40 Code of Federal Regulations §63.6640(a), and Federal Operating Permit Number O2576, Special Terms and Conditions Number 1.A., by failing to maintain the four-hour rolling average catalyst inlet temperature of the stationary reciprocating internal combustion engine greater than or equal to 750 degrees Fahrenheit (°F) and less than or equal to 1250°F; PENALTY: $3,750; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Rajesh Acharya, (512) 239-0577; REGIONAL OFFICE: 6300 Ocean Drive, Suite 1200, Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5839, (361) 825-3100.

(17) COMPANY: DCP Midstream, LP; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1090-AIR-E; IDENTIFIER: RN106037690; LOCATION: Edna, Jackson County; TYPE OF FACILITY: cryogenic natural gas processing plant; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §116.615(2) and §122.143(4), Texas Health and Safety Code, §382.085(b), Standard Permit Registration Number 94105, and Federal Operating Permit Number O3595, Special Terms and Conditions Number 8, by failing to comply with standard permit representations; PENALTY: $101,250; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Carol McGrath, (210) 403-4063; REGIONAL OFFICE: 6300 Ocean Drive, Suite 1200, Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5839, (361) 825-3100.

(18) COMPANY: DIGITAL MIDWAY, L.P.; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1427-PST-E; IDENTIFIER: RN105296669; LOCATION: Carrollton, Denton County; TYPE OF FACILITY: underground storage tank (UST) system with emergency generator; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §334.8(c)(5)(A)(i) and TWC, §26.3467(a), by failing to make available to a common carrier a valid, current TCEQ delivery certificate before accepting delivery of a regulated substance into the USTs; and 30 TAC §334.8(c)(4)(A)(vii) and (5)(B)(ii), by failing to renew a previously issued UST delivery certificate by submitting a properly completed UST registration and self-certification form at least 30 days before the expiration date; PENALTY: $3,161; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Jonathan Nguyen, (512) 239-1661; REGIONAL OFFICE: 2309 Gravel Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76118-6951, (817) 588-5800.

(19) COMPANY: ETC Field Services LLC; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1609-AIR-E; IDENTIFIER: RN100239698; LOCATION: Coyanosa, Pecos County; TYPE OF FACILITY: natural gas treating plant; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §122.143(4) and §122.146(2), Federal Operating Permit Number O3187, General Terms and Conditions, and Texas Health and Safety Code, §382.085(b), by failing to submit a permit compliance certification within 30 days after the end of the certification period; PENALTY: $3,000; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Shelby Orme, (512) 239-4575; REGIONAL OFFICE: 9900 West IH-20, Suite 100, Midland, Texas 79706, (432) 570-1359.

(20) COMPANY: FAITH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH-RICHMOND; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1745-PWS-E; IDENTIFIER: RN101190734; LOCATION: Richmond, Fort Bend County; TYPE OF FACILITY: public water supply; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §290.117(g)(2)(A) and §290.122(b)(2)(B) and (f), by failing to submit a recommendation to the executive director (ED) for source water treatment within 180 days after the end of the January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2015, monitoring period during which the lead action level was exceeded, and failing to issue public notification and submit a copy of the public notification to the ED regarding the failure to submit a recommendation to the ED for source water treatment; 30 TAC §290.117(f)(3)(A) and §290.122(b)(2)(B) and (f), by failing to submit a recommendation to the ED for optimal corrosion control treatment within six months after the end of the January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2015, monitoring period during which the lead action level was exceeded, and failing to issue public notification and submit a copy of the public notification to the ED regarding the failure to submit a recommendation to the ED for optimal corrosion control treatment; 30 TAC §290.122(b)(2)(B) and (f), by failing to issue public notification and submit a copy of the public notification to the ED regarding the failure to provide public education materials following the lead action level exceedance that occurred during the January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2015, monitoring period; and 30 TAC §290.122(c)(2)(A) and (f), by failing to issue public notification and submit a copy of the public notification to the ED regarding the failure to collect one lead and copper sample from each of the facility's entry points no later than 180 days after the end of the January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2015, monitoring period; PENALTY: $210; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Yuliya Dunaway, (210) 403-4077; REGIONAL OFFICE: 5425 Polk Street, Suite H, Houston, Texas 77023-1452, (713) 767-3500.

(21) COMPANY: FEMAYO ENTERPRISES, LLC dba Dixie Quick Stop; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1615-PST-E; IDENTIFIER: RN102057528; LOCATION: Johnson City, Blanco 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 tanks for releases at a frequency of at least once every month; and 30 TAC §334.605(a), by failing to ensure that a certified Class A and Class B operator is re-trained within three years of their last training date; PENALTY: $5,213; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Danielle Porras, (713) 767-3682; REGIONAL OFFICE: 12100 Park 35 Circle, Building A, Austin, Texas 78753, (512) 339-2929.

(22) COMPANY: Georgia-Pacific Wood Products South LLC; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1752-AIR-E; IDENTIFIER: RN101286227; LOCATION: Camden, Polk County; TYPE OF FACILITY: lumber and plywood manufacturing plant; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §§101.20(3), 116.115(c), and 122.143(4), Federal Operating Permit Number O982, Special Terms and Conditions Number 11, New Source Review Permit Numbers 5628 and PSDTX905, Special Conditions Number 7, and Texas Health and Safety Code, §382.085(b), by failing to prevent unauthorized emissions; PENALTY: $3,675; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: David Carney, (512) 239-2583; REGIONAL OFFICE: 3870 Eastex Freeway, Beaumont, Texas 77703-1830, (409) 898-3838.

(23) COMPANY: GRK STORES LLC. dba Reddy Express 1; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1590-PST-E; IDENTIFIER: RN101433191; LOCATION: Round Mountain, Blanco County; TYPE OF FACILITY: convenience store with retail sales of gasoline; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §334.49(a)(1) and TWC, §26.3475(d), by failing to provide corrosion protection for the underground storage tank system; PENALTY: $2,438; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Jonathan Nguyen, (512) 239-1661; REGIONAL OFFICE: 12100 Park 35 Circle, Building A, Austin, Texas 78753, (512) 339-2929.

(24) COMPANY: Harmon Holcomb Homes; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1953-WQ-E; IDENTIFIER: RN109434290; LOCATION: Wichita Falls, Wichita County; TYPE OF FACILITY: residential construction site; RULE VIOLATED: 30 TAC §281.25(a)(4), by failing to obtain a Construction General Permit for stormwater; PENALTY: $875; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Cheryl Thompson, (817) 588-5886; REGIONAL OFFICE: 1977 Industrial Boulevard, Abilene, Texas 79602-7833, (325) 698-9674.

(25) COMPANY: JADIDI CORPORATION dba Friendswood Shell Station; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1592-PST-E; IDENTIFIER: RN102795648; LOCATION: Friendswood, Galveston County; TYPE OF FACILITY: convenience store with retail sales of gasoline; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §115.241(b)(1) and (2), by failing to submit written notification of intent to decommission the Stage II vapor recovery equipment at least 30 calendar days prior to the beginning of any decommissioning activity, and failing to provide notification 24 to 72 hours prior to the beginning of any decommissioning activity to the TCEQ regional office; 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; 30 TAC §334.602(a), by failing to designate, train, and certify at least one named individual for each class of operator- Class A, Class B, and Class C for the facility; 30 TAC §334.42(i) and TWC, §26.3475(c)(2), by failing to inspect all sumps, manways, overspill containers, or catchment basins associated with a UST system at least once every 60 days to assure that their sides, bottoms, and any penetration points are maintained liquid tight; and 30 TAC §334.48(b), by failing to ensure that the UST system is operated, maintained, and managed in accordance with accepted industry practices; PENALTY: $8,695; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Jonathan Nguyen, (512) 239-1661; REGIONAL OFFICE: 5425 Polk Street, Suite H, Houston, Texas 77023-1452, (713) 767-3500.

(26) COMPANY: Jefferson County Water Control and Improvement District Number 10; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-0226-MWD-E; IDENTIFIER: RN101607448; LOCATION: Nederland, Jefferson County; TYPE OF FACILITY: wastewater treatment plant; RULES VIOLATED: TWC, §26.121(a)(1), 30 TAC §305.125(1), and Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) Permit Number WQ0010838003, Effluent Limitations and Monitoring Requirements Number 1, by failing to comply with permitted effluent limitations; and 30 TAC §§305.125(1) and (17) and 319.7(d) and TPDES Permit Number WQ0010838003, Monitoring and Reporting Requirements Number 1, by failing to timely submit effluent monitoring results at the intervals specified in the permit; PENALTY: $11,562; Supplemental Environmental Project offset amount of $9,250; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: James Boyle, (512) 239-2527; REGIONAL OFFICE: 3870 Eastex Freeway, Beaumont, Texas 77703-1830, (409) 898-3838.

(27) COMPANY: Lamar County Water Supply District; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1712-PWS-E; IDENTIFIER: RN101199313; LOCATION: Brookston, Lamar 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 0.060 milligrams per liter for total haloacetic acids, based on a locational running annual average; PENALTY: $345; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Yuliya Dunaway, (210) 403-4077; REGIONAL OFFICE: 2916 Teague Drive, Tyler, Texas 75701-3734, (903) 535-5100.

(28) COMPANY: Lyondell Chemical Company; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1189-AIR-E; IDENTIFIER: RN100633650; LOCATION: Channelview, Harris County; TYPE OF FACILITY: petrochemical processing plant; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §116.115(b)(2)(F) and (c) and §122.143(4), New Source Review Permit Number 19613, Special Conditions Number 1, Federal Operating Permit (FOP) Number O1387, Special Terms and Conditions (STC) Number 25, and Texas Health and Safety Code (THSC), §382.085(b), by failing to prevent unauthorized emissions; and 30 TAC §101.201(a)(2)(F) and §122.143(4), FOP Number O1387, STC Number 2.F, and THSC, §382.085(b), by failing to submit a complete and accurate initial notification within 24 hours after discovery of the emissions event; PENALTY: $10,810; Supplemental Environmental Project offset amount of $4,324; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Raime Hayes-Falero, (713) 767-3567; REGIONAL OFFICE: 5425 Polk Street, Suite H, Houston, Texas 77023-1452, (713) 767-3500.

(29) COMPANY: PCI Nitrogen, LLC; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1666-AIR-E; IDENTIFIER: RN101621944; LOCATION: Pasadena, Harris County; TYPE OF FACILITY: chemical manufacturing plant; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §116.115(c) and §122.143(4), Texas Health and Safety Code (THSC), §382.085(b), Federal Operating Permit (FOP) Number O1252, Special Terms and Conditions (STC) Numbers 1.A, 10, and 12, and New Source Review (NSR) Permit Number 4209A, Special Conditions (SC) Number 21, by failing to maintain the differential pressure within a range of 0.5 inch and 12.0 inches of water column across the Baghouse, Emissions Point Number (EPN) 8MNV001; and 30 TAC §§101.20(1), 116.115(c), and 122.143(4), THSC, §382.085(b), 40 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 60, Appendix F, FOP Number O1252, STC Number 12, and NSR Permit Number 56361 SC Number 13.D, by failing to perform daily calibrations for the Continuous Emissions Monitoring System analyzer for the Sulfuric Acid Plant West Scrubber Stack, EPN ASNV001; PENALTY: $12,688; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Tiffany Maurer, (512) 239-2696; REGIONAL OFFICE: 5425 Polk Street, Suite H, Houston, Texas 77023-1452, (713) 767-3500.

(30) COMPANY: Sunnys Rufe Snow Incorporated dba Richland Express; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1394-PST-E; IDENTIFIER: RN100746882; LOCATION: North Richland Hills, Tarrant 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 tanks for releases at a frequency of at least once every month; PENALTY: $3,375; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Jonathan Nguyen, (512) 239-1661; REGIONAL OFFICE: 2309 Gravel Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76118-6951, (817) 588-5800.

(31) COMPANY: Tovia P. Grynewiez; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-2003-WQ-E; IDENTIFIER: RN106076680; LOCATION: Clyde, Callahan County; TYPE OF FACILITY: on-site sewage facility (OSSF); RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §285.61(4), by failing to ensure that an authorization to construct has been issued prior to beginning construction of an OSSF; PENALTY: $175; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Steven Van Landingham, (512) 239-5717; REGIONAL OFFICE: 1977 Industrial Boulevard, Abilene, Texas 79602-7833, (325) 698-9674.

(32) COMPANY: Travis County Water Control and Improvement District 18; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1032-PWS-E; IDENTIFIER: RN101410405; LOCATION: Austin, Travis 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; 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 submit a Surface Water Monthly Operating Report for the month of October 2015; PENALTY: $1,095; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: James Fisher, (512) 239-2537; REGIONAL OFFICE: 12100 Park 35 Circle, Building A, Austin, Texas 78753, (512) 339-2929.

(33) COMPANY: UNITED PETROLEUM TRANSPORTS, INCORPORATED; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1866-PST-E; IDENTIFIER: RN102881711; LOCATIONS: Euless, Tarrant County and Red Oak, Ellis County; TYPE OF FACILITY: common carrier; RULES VIOLATED: 30 TAC §334.5(b)(1)(A) and TWC, §26.3467(d), by failing to deposit a regulated substance into a regulated underground storage tank system that was covered by a valid, current TCEQ delivery certificate; PENALTY: $4,608; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Jonathan Nguyen, (512) 239-1661; REGIONAL OFFICE: 2309 Gravel Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76118-6951, (817) 588-5800.

(34) COMPANY: VOCAR Transportation Services, L.L.C.; DOCKET NUMBER: 2016-1602-PST-E; IDENTIFIER: RN102785409; LOCATION: San Antonio, Bexar County; TYPE OF FACILITY: fleet refueling facility; 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: $3,375; ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR: Keith Frank, (512) 239-1203; REGIONAL OFFICE: 14250 Judson Road, San Antonio, Texas 78233-4480, (210) 490-3096.

TRD-201606703

Kathleen C. Decker

Director, Litigation Division

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Filed: December 21, 2016


Notice of Application and Public Hearing for an Air Quality Standard Permit for a Concrete Batch Plant With Enhanced Controls Proposed Air Quality Registration Number 143955

APPLICATION. Patmo Concrete, LLC, P.O. Box 451282, Laredo, Texas 78045-0031 has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for an Air Quality Standard Permit for a Concrete Batch Plant with Enhanced Controls Registration Number 143955 to authorize the operation of a concrete batch plant. The facility is proposed to be located approximately 5,800 feet southwest of Farm-to-Market Road 1472 along Pico Road, Laredo, Webb County, Texas 78045. This link to an electronic map of the site or facility's general location is provided as a public courtesy and not part of the application or notice. For exact location, refer to application. http://www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/hb610/index.html?lat=27.634444&lng=-99.566666&zoom=13&type=r. This application was submitted to the TCEQ on November 17, 2016. The primary function of this plant is to manufacture concrete by mixing materials including (but not limited to) sand, aggregate, cement and water. The executive director has determined the application was technically complete on December 5, 2016.

PUBLIC COMMENT / PUBLIC HEARING. Public written comments about this application may be submitted at any time during the public comment period. The public comment period begins on the first date notice is published and extends to the close of the public hearing. Public comments may be submitted either in writing to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Office of the Chief Clerk, MC-105, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, TX 78711-3087, or electronically at www.tceq.texas.gov/about/comments.html. If you choose to communicate with the TCEQ electronically, please be aware that your email address, like your physical mailing address, will become part of the agency's public record.

A public hearing has been scheduled, that will consist of two parts, an informal discussion period and a formal comment period. During the informal discussion period, the public is encouraged to ask questions of the applicant and TCEQ staff concerning the application, but comments made during the informal period will not be considered by the executive director before reaching a decision on the permit, and no formal response will be made to the informal comments. During the formal comment period, members of the public may state their comments into the official record. Written comments about this application may also be submitted at any time during the hearing. The purpose of a public hearing is to provide the opportunity to submit written comments or an oral statement about the application. The public hearing is not an evidentiary proceeding.

The Public Hearing is to be held:

Thursday, February 2, 2017, at 6:00 p.m.

Multi-Purpose Room at Barbara Fasken Community Center

15201 Cerralvo Drive

Laredo, Texas 78045

RESPONSE TO COMMENTS. A written response to all formal comments will be prepared by the executive director after the comment period closes. The response, along with the executive director’s decision on the application, will be mailed to everyone who submitted public comments and the response to comments will be posted in the permit file for viewing.

The executive director shall approve or deny the application not later than 35 days after the date of the public hearing, considering all comments received within the comment period, and base this decision on whether the application meets the requirements of the standard permit.

CENTRAL/REGIONAL OFFICE. The application will be available for viewing and copying at the TCEQ Central Office and the TCEQ Laredo Regional Office, located at 707 E Calton Rd Ste 304, Laredo, Texas 78041-3887, during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, beginning the first day of publication of this notice.

INFORMATION. If you need more information about this permit application or the permitting process, please call the Public Education Program toll free at 1-800-687-4040. Si desea información en español, puede llamar al (800) 687-4040.

Further information may also be obtained from Patmo Concrete, LLC, P.O. Box 451282, Laredo, Texas 78045-0031, or by calling Mr. Enrique S. Valdez PE, Consultant at (210) 865-5828.

TRD-201606695

Bridget C. Bohac

Chief Clerk

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Filed: December 20, 2016


Notice of District Petition

TCEQ Internal Control No. D-05252016-045; Shady Grove Water Supply Corporation (Petitioner) filed a petition with the TCEQ to convert Shady Grove Water Supply Corporation to Shady Grove Special Utility District of Hunt County. North Collin Special Utility District's business address will be: P.O. Box 343, 2333 Sam Rayburn Highway, Melissa, Texas 75454. The petition was filed pursuant to Chapter 65 of the Texas Water Code; 30 Texas Administrative Code Chapter 293; and the procedural rules of the TCEQ. The nature and purpose of the petition are for the conversion of Shady Grove Water Supply Corporation and the organization, creation and establishment of Shady Grove Special Utility District of Hunt County under the provisions of Article XVI, §59 of the Texas Constitution, and Chapter 65 of the Texas Water Code, as amended. The District shall have the purposes and powers provided in Chapter 65 of the Texas Water Code, as amended. The nature of the services presently performed by Shady Grove Water Supply Corporation are to supply water for municipal uses, domestic uses, power and commercial purposes, and other beneficial uses or controls. The nature of the services proposed to be provided by Shady Grove Special Utility District of Hunt County are to supply water for municipal uses, domestic uses, power and commercial purposes, and other beneficial uses or controls. It is anticipated that conversion will have no adverse effects on the rates and services provided to the customers. The proposed District is located in Hunt County, and will contain approximately 6,938 acres.

TCEQ Internal Control No. D-09152016-018; Parmer Ranch Partners, L.P. (Petitioner) filed a petition for creation of Northwest Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 2 (District) with the TCEQ. The petition was filed pursuant to Article XVI, §59 of the Constitution of the State of Texas; Chapters 49 and 54 of the Texas Water Code; 30 Texas Administrative Code Chapter 293; and the procedural rules of the TCEQ. The petition states that: (1) the Petitioner holds title to land representing 100% of value of all such land in the proposed District; (2) there is only one lienholder, Crockett National Bank, on the property to be included in the proposed District and the aforementioned entity has consented to the petition; (3) the proposed District will contain approximately 454.86 acres located within Williamson County, Texas; and (4) the proposed District is within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City of Georgetown, Texas and no portion of land within the proposed District is within the corporate limits or extraterritorial jurisdiction of any other city, town or village in Texas. By Resolution No. 112415-M, passed and approved November 24, 2015, the City of Georgetown gave its consent to the creation of the proposed District, pursuant to Texas Water Code §54.016. According to the petition, a preliminary investigation has been made to determine the cost of the project, and it is estimated by the Petitioner, from the information available at this time, that the cost of said project will be approximately $76,920,000 ($59,600,000 for utilities plus $7,500,000 for roads plus $9,820,000 for recreational facilities).

INFORMATION SECTION

To view the complete issued notices, view the notices on our web site at www.tceq.state.tx.us/comm_exec/cc/pub_notice.html or call the Office of the Chief Clerk at (512) 239-3300 to obtain a copy of the complete notice. When searching the web site, type in the issued date range shown at the top of this document to obtain search results.

The TCEQ may grant a contested case hearing on the petition if a written hearing request is filed within 30 days after the newspaper publication of the notice. To request a contested case hearing, you must submit the following: (1) your name (or for a group or association, an official representative), mailing address, daytime phone number, and fax number, if any; (2) the name of the Petitioner and the TCEQ Internal Control Number; (3) the statement "I/we request a contested case hearing"; (4) a brief description of how you would be affected by the petition in a way not common to the general public; and (5) the location of your property relative to the proposed District's boundaries. You may also submit your proposed adjustments to the petition. Requests for a contested case hearing must be submitted in writing to the Office of the Chief Clerk at the address provided below. The Executive Director may approve the petition unless a written request for a contested case hearing is filed within 30 days after the newspaper publication of this notice. If a hearing request is filed, the Executive Director will not approve the petition and will forward the petition and hearing request to the TCEQ Commissioners for their consideration at a scheduled Commission meeting. If a contested case hearing is held, it will be a legal proceeding similar to a civil trial in state district court. Written hearing requests should be submitted to the Office of the Chief Clerk, MC 105, TCEQ, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, TX 78711-3087. For information concerning the hearing process, please contact the Public Interest Counsel, MC 103, at the same address. For additional information, individual members of the general public may contact the Districts Review Team, at (512) 239-4691. Si desea información en Español, puede llamar al (512) 239-0200. General information regarding TCEQ can be found at our web site at www.tceq.texas.gov.

TRD-201606699

Bridget C. Bohac

Chief Clerk

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Filed: December 21, 2016


Notice of Hearing

Montgomery County Municipal Utility District Nos. 8 and 9

SOAH Docket No. 582-17-1461

TCEQ Docket No. 2016-0469-WR

Application No. 12510

APPLICATION.

Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 8, 1001 McKinney, Suite 1001, Houston, Texas, 77002-6424, and Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 9, 1001 Fannin, Suite 2500, Houston, Texas, 77002-6760, Applicants, have applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for a Water Use Permit pursuant to Texas Water Code (TWC) §11.042, and TCEQ Rules Title 30 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §295.1, et seq.

Montgomery County Municipal Utility District Nos. 8 and 9 seek authorization to use the bed and banks of the West Fork San Jacinto River (Lake Conroe), San Jacinto River Basin, to convey their present and future groundwater-based return flows for use within the Districts’ service areas in Montgomery County in the San Jacinto River Basin.

Applicants seek authorization to use the bed and banks of the West Fork San Jacinto River (Lake Conroe), tributary of the San Jacinto River, San Jacinto River Basin, to convey their present and future groundwater-based return flows.

TPDES Permit No. WQ0011371001 authorizes the Permittees to discharge up to 1,008.86 acre-feet of water per year (0.9 MGD) into Lake Conroe on the West Fork San Jacinto, tributary of the San Jacinto River, San Jacinto River Basin, at two points as described below:

Outfall 1 - Latitude 30.390833°N, Longitude 95. 604722°W, also bearing N81.350000°E, 5,270 feet from the westernmost corner of the W.C. Clark Survey, Abstract No. 3, Montgomery County.

Outfall 2 - Latitude 30.389722°N, Longitude 95.604167°W, also bearing S34.531667°W, 237 feet from the east corner of Lot 44 in Block 36 of Walden On Lake Conroe, Section 5 out of the William Clark Survey, Abstract No. 6, Montgomery County.

Applicants indicate the water will be diverted, less carriage losses, from diversion point(s) at or inland of the perimeter of Lake Conroe, Montgomery County at a maximum combined diversion rate of 3.422 cfs (1,500 gpm) for municipal, industrial, and agricultural purposes within the Districts’ service areas in Montgomery County in the San Jacinto River Basin.

Lake Conroe is authorized by Certificate of Adjudication No. 10-4963, issued jointly to San Jacinto River Authority and the City of Houston.

Applicants submitted an accounting plan on October 30, 2009, which was accepted by the Executive Director.

The application and partial fees were received on October 2, 2009. Additional information was received on October 30, November 3 and December 14, 2009, and April 7 and June 3, 2010. The application was declared administratively complete and filed with the Office of the Chief Clerk on April 12, 2010.

The Executive Director has prepared a draft permit, which, if approved, would contain special conditions including but not limited to, restricting diversions to the return flows that are actually discharged. The application, technical memoranda, and Executive Director’s draft amendment are available for viewing and copying at the Office of the Chief Clerk, 12100 Park 35 Circle, Building F, Austin, Texas, 78753.

CONTESTED CASE HEARING.

SOAH will conduct a preliminary hearing on this application at:

10:00 a.m. - January 25, 2017

William P. Clements Building

300 West 15th Street, 4th Floor

Austin, Texas 78701

The purpose of a preliminary hearing is to establish jurisdiction, name the parties, establish a procedural schedule for the remainder of the proceeding, allow an opportunity for settlement discussions, and to address other matters as determined by the judge. The evidentiary hearing phase of the proceeding will be similar to a civil trial in state district court.

The hearing will be conducted in accordance with Chapter 2001, Texas Government Code; Chapter 11, Texas Water Code; and the procedural rules of the TCEQ and SOAH, including 30 TAC Chapter 80 and 1 TAC Chapter 155.

The applicant is automatically a party in this hearing. If anyone else wishes to be a party to the hearing, he or she must attend the hearing and show how he or she would be adversely affected by the application in a way not common to members of the general public. Any person may attend the hearing and any person may request to be a party. Only persons named as parties may participate at the hearing.

INFORMATION.

If you need more information about the hearing process for this application, please call the Public Education Program, toll free, at (800) 687-4040. General information about the TCEQ can be found at http://www.tceq.texas.gov/.

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

TRD-201606694

Bridget C. Bohac

Chief Clerk

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Filed: December 20, 2016


Notice of Public Hearing

on Assessment of Administrative Penalties and Requiring Certain Actions of Jenkins Investment, Ltd.

SOAH Docket No. 582-17-1700

TCEQ Docket No. 2016-0437-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. - January 19, 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 September 27, 2016 concerning assessing administrative penalties against and requiring certain actions of JENKINS INVESTMENT, LTD., for violations in Harris County, Texas, of: 30 Texas Admin. Code §334.55(a).

The hearing will allow JENKINS INVESTMENT, LTD., 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 JENKINS INVESTMENT, LTD., 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 JENKINS INVESTMENT, LTD. 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. JENKINS INVESTMENT, LTD., 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 and 30 Texas Admin. Code chs. 70 and 334; 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 Elizabeth Lieberknecht, 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.

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-201606693

Bridget C. Bohac

Chief Clerk

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Filed: December 20, 2016


Notice of Public Hearing

on Assessment of Administrative Penalties and Requiring Certain Actions of SHARIF & ASSOCIATES, INC. DBA TEXAN STOP 2

SOAH Docket No. 582-17-1701

TCEQ Docket No. 2016-0633-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. - January 19, 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 Second Amended Report and Petition mailed October 3, 2016, concerning assessing administrative penalties against and requiring certain actions of Sharif & Associates, Inc. d/b/a Texan Stop 2, for violations in Morris County, Texas, of: Tex. Water Code §§26.3475(a), (c)(1), and (d), and 30 Tex. Admin. Code §§334.49(a)(1) and 334.50(b)(1)(A) and (b)(2).

The hearing will allow Sharif & Associates, Inc. d/b/a Texan Stop 2, 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 Sharif & Associates, Inc. d/b/a Texan Stop 2, 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 Sharif & Associates, Inc. d/b/a Texan Stop 2 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 Second Amended Report and Petition, attached hereto and incorporated herein for all purposes. Sharif & Associates, Inc. d/b/a Texan Stop 2, 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.

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: December 19, 2016

TRD-201606696

Bridget C. Bohac

Chief Clerk

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Filed: December 20, 2016


Notice of Water Quality Applications

The following notices were issued on December 14, 2016, through December 15, 2016.

The following do not require publication in a newspaper. Written comments or requests for a public meeting may be submitted to the Office of the Chief Clerk, Mail Code 105, P.O. Box 13087, Austin Texas 78711-3087 WITHIN (30) DAYS OF THE ISSUED DATE OF THE NOTICE.

INFORMATION SECTION

ALAN DALE VANDER HORST & 360 AG MANAGEMENT, LLC for a Minor Amendment of Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit No. WQ0003185000, for a Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation, to authorize the applicant to remove two open lots from the drainage area of the retention control structures (RCSs) and update the RCSs design calculations and facility maps. The currently authorized maximum capacity of 750 head, all of which are milking cows, remains unchanged. The facility is located on the west side of County Road 428, approximately one mile south of its intersection with Farm-to-Market Road 219 in Erath County, Texas. The Commission will also consider requests for hearing or reconsideration, related responses and replies, public comment and the Executive Director's response to comments. (Robert Brush, Joy Alabi)

DTT LLC has applied for a minor amendment to Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit No. WQ0015096001 to authorize changes to the facility's treatment units. The draft permit authorizes the discharge of treated domestic wastewater at a daily average flow not to exceed 90,000 gallons per day. The facility will be located approximately 2.5 miles north northwest of the intersection of Farm-to-Market Road 279 and Farm-to-Market Road 2632, approximately 6.0 miles northwest of the City of Brownwood, in Brown County, Texas 76801.

TRD-201606700

Bridget C. Bohac

Chief Clerk

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Filed: December 21, 2016


Notice of Water Rights Application

APPLICATION NO. 13075; Double Diamond, Inc., 5495 Beltline Road, Suite No. 200, Dallas, Texas 75254, Applicant, seeks a water use permit to maintain a dam and reservoir on an unnamed tributary of Ham Creek, Brazos River Basin for recreation purposes. Applicant also seeks to use the bed and banks of the reservoir and an unnamed tributary of Ham Creek to convey groundwater and contract water to maintain the reservoir full and for subsequent diversion for agricultural purposes in Johnson County. The application does not request a new appropriation of water. The application and partial fees were received on August 19, 2013. Additional information and fees were received on April 28, May 19, September 29, 2014, January 13, May 4, and June 24, 2015. The application was declared administratively complete and accepted for filing with the Office of the Chief Clerk on July 15, 2015. The Executive Director completed the technical review of the application and prepared a draft permit. The draft permit, if granted, would contain special conditions including, but not limited to, the maintenance of the contract between the Applicant and the Brazos River Authority. The application, technical memoranda, and Executive Director's draft permit are available for viewing and copying at the Office of the Chief Clerk, 12100 Park 35 Circle, Bldg. F, Austin, Texas 78753. Written public comments and requests for a public meeting should be submitted to the Office of Chief Clerk, at the address provided in the information section below, within 30 days of the date of newspaper publication of the notice.

To view the complete issued notice, view the notice on our web site at www.tceq.state.tx.us/comm_exec/cc/pub_notice.html or call the Office of the Chief Clerk at (512) 239-3300 to obtain a copy of the complete notice. When searching the web site, type in the issued date range shown at the top of this document to obtain search results.

A public meeting is intended for the taking of public comment, and is not a contested case hearing.

The Executive Director can consider approval of an application unless a written request for a contested case hearing is filed. To request a contested case hearing, you must submit the following: (1) your name (or for a group or association, an official representative), mailing address, daytime phone number, and fax number, if any; (2) applicant's name and permit number; (3) the statement (I/we) request a contested case hearing; and (4) a brief and specific description of how you would be affected by the application in a way not common to the general public. You may also submit any proposed conditions to the requested application which would satisfy your concerns. Requests for a contested case hearing must be submitted in writing to the TCEQ Office of the Chief Clerk at the address provided below.

If a hearing request is filed, the Executive Director will not issue the requested permit and may forward the application and hearing request to the TCEQ Commissioners for their consideration at a scheduled Commission meeting.

Written hearing requests, public comments or requests for a public meeting should be submitted to the Office of the Chief Clerk, MC 105, TCEQ, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, TX 78711-3087. For information concerning the hearing process, please contact the Public Interest Counsel, MC 103, at the same address. For additional information, individual members of the general public may contact the Public Education Program at (800) 687-4040. General information regarding the TCEQ can be found at our web site at www.tceq.texas.gov. Si desea información en español, puede llamar al (800) 687-4040.

TRD-201606698

Bridget C. Bohac

Chief Clerk

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Filed: December 21, 2016


Proposal for Decision

The State Office of Administrative Hearings issued a Proposal for Decision and Order to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on December 12, 2016, in the matter of the Executive Director of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality v. Joseph Wells and Ruby Demby; SOAH Docket No. 582-16-1497; TCEQ Docket No. 2015-0457-MSW-E. The commission will consider the Administrative Law Judge's Proposal for Decision and Order regarding the enforcement action against Joseph Wells and Ruby Demby on a date and time to be determined by the Office of the Chief Clerk in Room 201S of Building E, 12100 N. Interstate 35, Austin, Texas. This posting is Notice of Opportunity to Comment on the Proposal for Decision and Order. The comment period will end 30 days from date of this publication. Written public comments should be submitted to the Office of the Chief Clerk, MC-105, TCEQ, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact Mehgan Taack, Office of the Chief Clerk, (512) 239-3300.

TRD-201606701

Bridget C. Bohac

Chief Clerk

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Filed: December 21, 2016


Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Public Notice

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 Deaf Blind with Multiple Disabilities (DBMD) 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, 2018. The proposed effective date for the amendment is February 28, 2017 with no changes to cost neutrality. The proposed changes are considered non-substantive for purposes of 42 CFR §441.304.

This amendment request proposes to make the following changes:

1. Appendix B and Appendix J: The waiver is being amended to increase the unduplicated count of participants (Factor C) and the point-in-time (PIT). The Factor C and PIT updates will be for waiver year4. Appendix B and J will be updated to include additional DBMD waiver enrollments based on legislative funding.

The Deaf Blind with Multiple Disabilities program serves individuals with legal blindness, deafness, or a condition that leads to deaf-blindness, and at least one additional disability that limits functional abilities. The program serves individuals in the community who would otherwise require care in an intermediate care facility for individuals with an intellectual disability or related condition (ICF/IID).

An individual may obtain free copies of the proposed waiver amendment, including the DBMD settings transition plan, or if you have questions, need additional information, or wish to submit comments regarding this amendment or the DBMD settings transition plan, interested parties may contact 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) 730-7477

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 DADS website at http://www.dads.state.tx.us/providers/HCS/.

TRD-201606690

Karen Ray

Chief Counsel

Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Filed: December 20, 2016


Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs

Housing Trust Fund Contract for Deed Conversion Program "Assistance Grants" 2015 Notice Of Funding Availability Re-Release

I. Source of Housing Trust Funds.

The Housing Trust Fund (HTF) was established by the 72nd Legislature, Senate Bill 546, Texas Government Code §2306.201, to provide assistance to low- and very low-income households to finance, acquire, rehabilitate and develop decent, safe and sanitary housing. Funding sources include appropriations or transfers made to the fund, unencumbered fund balances, and public or private gifts, grants, or donations.

II. Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA).

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (the "Department") announces the availability of $310,500 in funding through the Department's Reservation System for the HTF Contract for Deed Conversion Program ("CFDC"). There are two types of CFDC Program Assistance Grants that support eligible nonprofit organizations and units of local government in helping eligible colonia households to convert their contracts for deed (CFD) to warranty deeds. If an administrator assists a household with converting their CFD without any TDHCA HOME Investment Partnership Program funds, the administrator will receive a $3,500 Assistance Grant upon closing (Option 1). Under Option 1, additional grant funds exist to assist eligible households to pay off remaining unpaid contract for deed balances of up to $20,000 and to rehabilitate the house to meet Texas Minimum Construction Standards. If an administrator assists a household with converting their CFD and with making additional housing improvement with TDHCA HOME Investment Partnership Program funds, the administrator will receive a $6,500 Assistance Grant upon closing and commencement of construction (Option 2). All eligible households must reside in a colonia within 150 miles of the Texas-Mexico border and earn 60% or less of the applicable Area Median Family Income.

III. Application Deadline and Availability.

The HTF Contract for Deed Conversion Program Assistance Grants NOFA is posted on the Department's website: http://www.tdhca.state.tx.us/nofa.htm

Questions regarding the NOFA may be addressed to Glynis L. Vitanza at (512) 936-7800 or htf@tdhca.state.tx.us.

TRD-201606702

Timothy K. Irvine

Executive Director

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs

Filed: December 21, 2016


North Central Texas Council of Governments

North Texas Airport Emissions Reduction 2017 Call for Projects

The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), under the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program, is offering $600,000 in grant funding for replacement or repower of existing diesel-powered ground support equipment (GSE) operating airports in the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) ten-county ozone nonattainment region. Eligible projects may receive federal funds for up to 25 percent of total project cost for repower and up to 40 percent of project cost for replacement. Priority may be given to projects that repower or replace existing GSE with an all-electric equivalent. Selected partners will be responsible for: following all applicable federal procurement guidelines; meeting cost-share requirements; and granting appropriate security interest to NCTCOG for all grant funded vehicles and/or equipment. NCTCOG may consider applications received in response to this solicitation for future funding opportunities or programs. More information and application materials for this Call for Projects can be obtained online at www.nctcog.org/aqfunding.

Application materials will be accepted on a modified first-come, first-served basis. Applications received in-hand by 5:00 p.m. Central Time, on the last Friday of each month will be considered competitively with applications received since the preceding deadline. Applications should be submitted to: Transportation Department, Attn: AQ Grants, North Central Texas Council of Governments, 616 Six Flags Drive, Arlington, Texas 76011.

NCTCOG encourages participation by minority business enterprises and women's business enterprises, and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability.

TRD-201606692

R. Michael Eastland

Executive Director

North Central Texas Council of Governments

Filed: December 20, 2016


Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Notice of Proposed Real Estate Transactions

Acquisition of Land - Blanco County

Approximately 300 Acres at Pedernales Falls State Park

In a meeting on January 26, 2017, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission (the Commission) will consider authorizing the acquisition of approximately 300 acres of land for addition to the Pedernales Falls State Park in Blanco County. At this meeting, the public will have an opportunity to comment on the proposed transaction before the Commission takes action. The meeting will start at 9:00 a.m. at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Headquarters, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, Texas 78744. Prior to the meeting, public comment may be submitted to Ted Hollingsworth, Land Conservation, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, Texas 78744 or by email at ted.hollingsworth@tpwd.texas.gov or through the TPWD web site at tpwd.texas.gov.

Acquisition of Land - Washington County

Approximately 4 Acres at Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site

In a meeting on January 26, 2017, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission (the Commission) will consider authorizing the acquisition of approximately four (4) acres of land for addition to the Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site in Washington County. At this meeting, the public will have an opportunity to comment on the proposed transaction before the Commission takes action. The meeting will start at 9:00 a.m. at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Headquarters, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, Texas 78744. Prior to the meeting, public comment may be submitted to Trey Vick, Land Conservation, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, Texas 78744 or by email at trey.vick@tpwd.texas.gov or through the TPWD web site at tpwd.texas.gov.

Acceptance of Land Donation - Reeves County

Approximately 6 Acres at Balmorhea State Park

In a meeting on January 26, 2017, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission (the Commission) will consider accepting the donation of approximately 6 acres of land for addition to the Balmorhea State Park in Reeves County. At this meeting, the public will have an opportunity to comment on the proposed transaction before the Commission takes action. The meeting will start at 9:00 a.m. at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Headquarters, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, Texas 78744. Prior to the meeting, public comment may be submitted to Ted Hollingsworth, Land Conservation, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, Texas 78744 or by email at ted.hollingsworth@tpwd.texas.gov or through the TPWD web site at tpwd.texas.gov.

Acquisition of Land - Cochran County

Approximately 12 Acres at Yoakum Dunes Wildlife Management Area

In a meeting on January 26, 2017, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission (the Commission) will consider authorizing the acquisition of approximately twelve acres of land for addition to the Yoakum Dunes Wildlife Management Area in Cochran County. The addition will secure needed access to a significant portion of the wildlife management area. At this meeting, the public will have an opportunity to comment on the proposed transaction before the Commission takes action. The meeting will start at 9:00 a.m. at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Headquarters, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, Texas 78744. Prior to the meeting, public comment may be submitted to Stan David, Land Conservation, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, Texas 78744 or by email at stan.david@tpwd.texas.gov or through the TPWD web site at tpwd.texas.gov.

Acquisition of Land - Cochran County

Approximately 160 Acres at Yoakum Dunes Wildlife Management Area

In a meeting on January 26, 2017, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission (the Commission) will consider authorizing the acquisition of approximately 160 acres of land for addition to the Yoakum Dunes Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Cochran County. The addition will add high quality habitat for the lesser prairie chicken to the WMA. At this meeting, the public will have an opportunity to comment on the proposed transaction before the Commission takes action. The meeting will start at 9:00 a.m. at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Headquarters, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, Texas 78744. Prior to the meeting, public comment may be submitted to Stan David, Land Conservation, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, Texas 78744 or by email at stan.david@tpwd.texas.gov or through the TPWD web site at tpwd.texas.gov.

TRD-201606705

Ann Bright

General Counsel

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Filed: December 21, 2016


Public Utility Commission of Texas

Announcement of Application for Amendment to a State-Issued Certificate of Franchise Authority

The Public Utility Commission of Texas received an application on December 19, 2016, to amend a state-issued certificate of franchise authority, pursuant to Public Utility Regulatory Act §§66.001 - 66.016.

Project Title and Number: Application of Comcast of Houston, LLC for Amendment to its State-Issued Certificate of Franchise Authority, Project Number 46672.

The requested amendment is to expand the service area footprint to include the municipal boundaries, including an future annexations, of Brookshire, Texas, Oyster Creek, Texas, and Surfside, Texas.

Information on the application may be obtained by contacting 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. Hearing and speech-impaired individuals with text telephone (TTY) may contact the commission through Relay Texas by dialing 7-1-1. All inquiries should reference Project Number 46672.

TRD-201606708

Adriana Gonzales

Rules Coordinator

Public Utility Commission of Texas

Filed: December 21, 2016


Notice of Application for Designation as an Eligible Telecommunications Carrier and Eligible Telecommunications Provider

Notice is given to the public of an application filed with the Public Utility Commission of Texas on December 16, 2016 for designation as an eligible telecommunications provider (ETP) and eligible telecommunications carrier (ETC) pursuant to 16 Texas Administrative Code §26.417 and §26.418, respectively.

Docket Title and Number: Application of Flat Wireless, LLC d/b/a ClearTalk Wireless for Designation as an Eligible Telecommunications Carrier (ETC) and Eligible Telecommunications Provider (ETP), Docket Number 46667.

The Application: The company requests ETC/ETP designation solely to provide Lifeline service. Pursuant to 16 Texas Administrative Code §26.418 and §26.417, the commission, designates qualifying common carriers as ETCs and ETPs for service areas designated by the commission. ClearTalk Wireless seeks ETC/ETP designation throughout the non-rural ILEC wire centers of AT&T Texas, Verizon Southwest, and Central Telephone Company of Texas dba CenturyLink. The complete list of exchanges and wire centers that will comprise the designated service area is contained in Exhibit 3 attached to the application. ClearTalk Wireless is a facilities-based provider of commercial mobile radio service (CMRS) and provides prepaid wireless telecommunications services to consumers using its own network. The proposed effective date is February 6, 2017.

Persons who wish to comment upon the action sought should notify the Public Utility Commission of Texas no later than January 26, 2017. Requests for further information should be mailed to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, P.O. Box 13326, Austin, Texas 78711-3326, or you may call the Public Utility Commission's Customer Protection Division at (512) 936-7120 or toll free at 1-888-782-8477. 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 46667.

TRD-201606697

Adriana Gonzales

Rules Coordinator

Public Utility Commission of Texas

Filed: December 20, 2016


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 on December 16, 2016, pursuant to the Texas Water Code.

Docket Style and Number: Application of Louis Voelcker Construction Co. Inc. d/b/a Enchanted Oaks Water System and Enchanted Oaks Water Supply Corporation for Sale, Transfer, or Merger of Facilities and Certificate Rights in Bexar County, Docket Number 46668.

The Application: Louis Voelcker Construction Co. Inc. d/b/a Enchanted Oaks Water System and Enchanted Oaks Water Supply Corporation filed an application for sale, transfer, or merger of facilities and certificate of convenience and necessity rights in Bexar County. Specifically, Enchanted Oaks Water Supply Corporation seeks approval to acquire the water system of Louis Voelcker Construction Co. Inc. d/b/a Enchanted Oaks Water System. The area to be transferred includes approximately 60 acres and serves 20 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 46668.

TRD-201606709

Adriana Gonzales

Rules Coordinator

Public Utility Commission of Texas

Filed: December 21, 2016


Notice of Application for True-Up of 2014 Federal Universal Service Fund Impacts to Texas Universal Service Fund

Notice is given to the public of the filing with the Public Utility Commission of Texas an application on December 12, 2016, for true-up of 2014 Federal Universal Service Fund (FUSF) Impacts to Texas Universal Service Fund (TUSF).

Docket Style and Number: Application of Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc. for True-Up of 2014 Federal Universal Service Fund Impacts to the Texas Universal Service Fund, Docket Number 46658.

The Application: Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (VTCI) filed a true-up report in accordance with finding of fact Nos. 16 thru 19 of the final Order in Docket No. 45182. In Docket No. 45182 the Public Utility Commission of Texas approved VTCI's application to recover funds from the TUSF and ordered a true-up of the FUSF revenue changes. This application addresses VTCI's final and actual FUSF impact for 2014.

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 46658.

TRD-201606691

Adriana Gonzales

Rules Coordinator

Public Utility Commission of Texas

Filed: December 20, 2016


Notice of Application to Amend a Water Certificate of Convenience and Necessity and to Decertify a Portion of Service Area

Notice is given to the public of the filing with the Public Utility Commission of Texas of an application to amend a water certificate of convenience and necessity and to decertify a portion of Sharyland Water Supply Corporation's service area in Hidalgo County, Texas.

Docket Style and Number: Application of the City of Edinburg to Amend its Water Certificate of Convenience and Necessity for Single Certification and to Decertify a Portion of Sharyland Water Supply Corporation's Service Area in Hidalgo County (36376-C), Docket Number 43133.

The Application: The City of Edinburg filed an application to amend its water certificate of convenience and necessity and to decertify a portion of Sharyland Water Supply Corporation's certificated service area in Hidalgo County.

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. 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 43133.

TRD-201606704

Adriana Gonzales

Rules Coordinator

Public Utility Commission of Texas

Filed: December 21, 2016


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

On December 19, 2016, Network Enhanced Telecom, LLP filed an application with the Public Utility Commission of Texas to relinquish its service provider certificate of operating authority (SPCOA) Number 60925.

Style and Docket Number: Application of Network Enhanced Telecom, LLP to Relinquish its Service Provider Certificate of Operating Authority, Docket Number 46671.

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 January 20, 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 46671.

TRD-201606707

Adriana Gonzales

Rules Coordinator

Public Utility Commission of Texas

Filed: December 21, 2016


Texas Department of Transportation

Public Notice - Aviation

Pursuant to Transportation Code, §21.111, and Title 43, Texas Administrative Code, §30.209, the Texas Department of Transportation conducts public hearings to receive comments from interested parties concerning proposed approval of various aviation projects.

For information regarding actions and times for aviation public hearings, please go to the following website: www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/get-involved/about/hearings-meetings.html; visit www.txdot.gov, and under How Do I, choose Find Hearings and Meetings, then choose Hearings and Meetings, and then choose Schedule; or contact Texas Department of Transportation, Aviation Division, 150 East Riverside, Austin, Texas 78704, (512) 416-4500 or 1-800-68-PILOT.

TRD-201606688

Joanne Wright

Deputy General Counsel

Texas Department of Transportation

Filed: December 20, 2016


Workforce Solutions for the Heart of Texas

Request for Proposals

(RFP# 13170501)

The Heart of Texas Workforce Development Board, Inc. (dba) Workforce Solutions for the Heart of Texas is soliciting proposals for Network Services. Proposals are due no later than 4:30 p.m. (CST) Friday, January 13, 2017, via mail, hand-delivery or courier delivery to:

Workforce Solutions for the Heart of Texas

801 Washington Avenue, Suite 700

Waco, Texas 76701

Any proposal received after the above date and time will not be considered. For bid specifications and submission requirements, the Request for Proposal is available on the Workforce Solutions for the Heart of Texas website at www.hotworkforce.com.

The Heart of Texas Workforce Development Board, Inc. reserves the right to reject any and/or all bids, and to make awards as they may appear to be advantageous to HOTWDB.

The Heart of Texas Workforce Board, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Programs and auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to include individuals with disabilities. TTY/TDD via RELAY Texas service at 711 or (TDD) 1-800-735-2989/1-800 -735-2988 (voice).

TRD-201606684

Anthony Billings

Executive Director

Workforce Solutions for the Heart of Texas

Filed: December 20, 2016