NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Natural Resources

TIME & DATE:  1:00PM, Thursday, February 17, 2000

PLACE: Hondo,TX (see below)

CHAIR: Rep. David Counts

The committee will meet in a public hearing in Hondo, Texas, in the
Hondo Community and Senior Center, 1014 18th Street, Hondo, Texas,
to discuss 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.