NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE: 10:00AM, Friday, January 28, 2000

PLACE: Cedar Creek,TX (Bastrop)

CHAIR: Rep. David Counts

The committee will meet in a public hearing in the McKinney Roughs
Lower Colorado River Authority Office, 1884 Highway 71, Cedar Creek,
(Bastrop County), Texas 78612, (512) 303-5073, to discuss
organizational matters and the following interim charge:

Study all issues related to groundwater availability, including the
role and needs of groundwater conservation districts to ensure
effective management of the resource. Consider the effectiveness and
feasibility of aquifer-based management, and the adequacy of data and
modeling for regional water planning efforts. Assess the implementation
of SB 1911, enacted by the 76th Legislature.

Invited testimony will be followed by public testimony.