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Water district okays Rockdale amendment

MILANO—The Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District board, meeting Tuesday in regular session in the POSGCD offices, okayed an amendment to a grant issued to the City of Rockdale.

Gary Westbrook, district manager, said the city completed work under budget for an item listed under the POSGCD grant.

“The city wanted to do additional work with the remainder of the grant funds and this amendment allows them to do that,” Westbrook said.

The district awards grants to entities each year.

BUDGET— The board held a 2011 budget workshop prior to the regular session.

Westbrook said expenditures are projected to increase slightly, from about $1.789-million to $1.818-million.

During the meeting board members also okayed amending the 2010 budget.

BLUE REQUEST— Directors approved an amendment to the transport permit of Blue Water LP to include the counties of Comal, Guadalupe and Bexar (San Antonio area).

Westbrook told board members about a series of workshops on groundwater ownership, including one in Bryan on Sept 22.

“The workshops deal w ith property rights,” he said. “The POSGCD is one of the most well-respected groundwater conservation districts in the state in regard to property rights.”


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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


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