NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Land & Resource Management

TIME & DATE: 10:00AM, Thursday, March 21, 2002

PLACE: Ft. Worth, TX (see below)

CHAIR: Rep. Anna Mowery


The Subcommittee on Urban Sprawl will meet in Rooms 205 and 206 of the
Brown-Lupton Student Center at Texas Christian University, 2800 South
University, Fort Worth, Texas, to consider the following:

Interim Charge 1:  Conduct a comprehensive examination of issues
associated with the expansion of metropolitan areas into formerly rural
areas ("urban sprawl"), including impacts on infrastructure, alteration of
the rural or small town character, and the loss of open spaces including
farm land and wildlife habitat.  Consider the range of state, local and
private measures (including the purchase of development rights) that might
mitigate the negative aspects of such growth.

Public testimony will be taken.