NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Intergovernmental Relations

TIME & DATE:  1:00PM, Wednesday, September 13, 2006

PLACE: E1.028

CHAIR: Senator Royce West

The Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Relations will meet on
Wednesday, September 13, 2006, at 1 p.m. in E1.028.  The Committee will
consider the following interim committee charges:

1.) Study and make recommendations regarding the regulatory authority of
counties in relation to development in unincorporated areas, including
public safety and public health regulations, and the authority of counties
to prevent new colonias development without sufficient water, wastewater,
and other infrastructure.

3.) Study and make recommendations regarding the relationship between
cities and special utility districts, including the formation of special
utility districts in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of cities, and the
ability of those districts to meet the future service needs of residents;
the number of special utility districts currently existing and their effect
on the overall property tax burden; as well as the significant growth/
creation of special utility districts and their effect on the provision of
services to residents.