NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Border Affairs - Special

TIME & DATE: 10:00AM, Friday, February 4, 2000

PLACE: Eagle Pass City Hall

CHAIR: Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.


The Senate Committee on Border Affairs will meet at 10:00 am at the Eagle
Pass City Hall Council Chambers located at 100 South Monroe, Eagle Pass,
TX  78853.

To consider the following:

1.  (Charge #1) Assessing the long-term intermodal transportation needs
                of the Texas-Mexico Border Region to facilitate regional
                economic development, international trade and safety;

2.  (Charge #2) Devoloping recommendations to address the Border Region's
                water and wastewater system infrastructure needs and the
                impact of the lack of adequate water and wastewater systems
                on health conditions along the Border;

3.  (Charge #3) Creating (short & long term) health care strategies to
                improve the Border health conditions;

4.  (Charge #4) Developing economic development strategies for the Border
                Region to increase economic opportunity and the earning
                capacity of its residents through higher wage jobs;

5.  (Charge #5) SB 1421 relating to the regulation of the subdivision or
                development of land in certain economically distressed
                areas, including colonias, and certain other areas.


Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need
auxiliary aids or services, such as interpreters for persons who are deaf
or hearing impaired, are requested to contact Stephanie Hoover at
(512)463-0385 at least one (1) week prior to the meeting so that
appropriate arrangements can be made.