(a) If the general manager or board schedules a public hearing on an application for
a permit or permit amendment, the general manager or board shall give notice of the
hearing as provided by this section.
(b) The notice must include:
(1) the name of the applicant;
(2) the address or approximate location of the well or proposed well;
(3) a brief explanation of the proposed permit or permit amendment, including any
requested amount of groundwater, the purpose of the proposed use, and any change in
(4) the time, date, and location of the hearing; and
(5) any other information the general manager or board considers relevant and appropriate.
(c) Not later than the 10th day before the date of a hearing, the general manager
or board shall:
(1) post notice in a place readily accessible to the public at the district office;
(2) provide notice to the county clerk of each county in the district; and
(3) provide notice by:
(A) regular mail to the applicant;
(B) regular mail, facsimile, or electronic mail to any person who has requested notice
under Subsection (d); and
(C) regular mail to any other person entitled to receive notice under the rules of
(d) A person may request notice from the district of a public hearing on a permit
or a permit amendment application. The request must be in writing and is effective for the remainder of the calendar
year in which the request is received by the district. To receive notice of a public hearing in a later year, a person must submit a new
request. An affidavit of an officer or employee of the district establishing attempted service
by first class mail, facsimile, or e-mail to the person in accordance with the information
provided by the person is proof that notice was provided by the district.
(e) Failure to provide notice under Subsection (c)(3)(B) does not invalidate an action
taken by the district at the hearing.
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