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Permit Hearing Notice

January 13


 Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors for the Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District will conduct a hearing on the Application for Permit as described below at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 in the Clearwater UWCD Board Room located at 700 Kennedy Court, Belton, Texas, in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act. 

The hearing will be conducted on the following applications:

Applicant’s File Number Permit Applicant/Holder and Landowner Location of Well Proposed Annual Groundwater Withdrawal Amount & Purpose of Use


Combination Drilling/Operating Permit

Tomas Reynoso

15731 Cedar Valley Rd

Salado, TX 76571

5.00 acre tract of land located at 15731 Cedar Valley Rd, Salado, Texas


Latitude 30.930063º

Longitude -97.701384º

0.67 acre-feet per year or 219,000 gallons per year from the Middle Trinity Aquifer to produce water for domestic use.









The Application for Permit, if granted, would authorize the permit holder to drill and operate a well within the Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District according to the terms and conditions set forth in the permit.


If you would like to support, protest, or provide comments on this application, you must comply with District Rule 6.10 and either appear at the hearing or submit a written Contested Case Hearing Request that complies with District Rule 6.10 and that must be received by the District prior to the date of the hearing.  A person wishing to submit a Contested Case Hearing Request who is unable to appear at the hearing on the date and time set forth above must also file a motion for continuance with CUWCD demonstrating good cause for the inability to appear. For additional information about this application or the permitting process, or to request information on the legal requirements on what MUST be included in a Contested Case Hearing Request to be valid, please contact the CUWCD at 700 Kennedy Court (PO Box 1989) Belton, Texas, 76513, 254-933-0120.


ISSUED this    29th      day of December 2020 in Belton, Texas, on the recommendation of the General Manager.

I, the undersigned authority, do hereby certify that the above NOTICE OF PERMIT HEARING of the Board of Directors of the Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District is a true and correct copy of said Notice.  I have posted a true and correct copy of said Notice at the District office located in Belton, Texas, and said Notice was posted on ___December 29, 2020__, and remained posted continuously for at least 10 (ten) days immediately preceding the day of said hearing; a true and correct copy of said Notice was furnished to the Bell County Clerk, in which the above named political subdivision is located.


Dated 12/29/20

Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District

By:  Click here for the original signed document

Dirk Aaron, General Manager



Clearwater UWCD, in order to maintain governmental transparency and continued government operation while reducing face-to-face contact for government open meetings, is implementing measures according to guidelines set forth by the Office of the Texas Governor, Greg Abbott. In accordance with section 418.016 of the Texas Government Code, Governor Abbott has suspended various open-meetings provisions that require government officials and members of the public to be physically present at a specified meeting location. CUWCD’s adherence to the Governor’s guidance temporary suspension procedure ensures public accessibility and opportunity to participate in CUWCD’s open meeting, workshop and public hearings.

Members of the public wishing to make public comment during the meeting must register by emailing schapman@cuwcd.org  prior to 11:30 a.m. on January 13, 2020.  This meeting will be recorded and the audio will be available online http://www.cuwcd.org  or by requesting a copy from daaron@cuwcd.org. A copy of the agenda packet is available on the CUWCD’s website prior to the meeting. 

You may join CUWCD’s Board meeting as follows:


  • Clearwater UWCD Regular Board Workshop, Public Hearing and Business Meeting
    Wed, Jan 13, 2021 1:30 PM – 6:30 PM (CST)



  • You can also dial in using your phone.
    United States (Toll Free): 1 877 309 2073 Access Code: 538-202-325




January 13


Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District
700 Kennedy Court
Belton, TX 76513 United States
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