The meeting began at 1:30 p.m. at the Executive Offices of
Northeast Texas Municipal Water
District. The following persons were present:
Guests and committee representatives were recognized and welcomed to the
meeting by Ric
Blevins of NETMWD. Walt Sears was not able to attend.
By consensus, the minutes of the November 30, 2006 meeting were approved,
with exception of
a note by Jennifer Delk in regards to wording of a contract between NETMWD
Beverly Allen gave an update on Caddo Watershed Protection Program along with efforts to
fight Giant Salvinia in Caddo Lake.
Ric Blevins updated the group on the 319(h) Project with comments from Paul
continuous monitoring stations in Lake O’ the Pines were addressed next with
the third station to
be installed by next month.
Gary Endsley gave a presentation of flows and recent releases from Lake O’
the Pines. He
showed aerial photographs taken at different flow levels to show the effects
on surround areas
during high flow events.
Zack Thomas and Gary Heideman from TDSHS gave a presentation on new samples
taken on Lake Ellison. They are waiting on the results from samples taken
from 10 white
crappie. There were comments from Ms. Rushing of Lone Star and Michelle
Blair with TCEQ.
Marty Muse expressed gratitude to Zack and Gary for the new public friendly
that TDSHS was using.
Arthur Talley with TCEQ Austin updated the group on the TMDL Implementation
cited the meeting held the previous day in Pittsburg.
Art Crowe with TCEQ Region 5 gave a presentation and handout for a study on
Potential in East Texas Reservoirs.
The next meeting date was set for September 20, 2007 at 1:30 at the
Executive Offices of
Northeast Texas Municipal Water District, 4180 FM 250, Hughes Springs, Texas
There were no additional public comments or input.
The meeting was adjourned at 3.00 p.m.