Utility Commission Regular Meeting 04/14/2021 04:00 PM Council Chambers, 511 Mercer St, Dripping Springs, TX


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Commission Members
Jim Langford, Chair
Chuck Miller, Vice Chair
Meghan Lind
Roger Kew
Jeff Freeman

Staff, Consultants & Appointed/Elected Officials
Deputy City Administrator Ginger Faught
Public Works Coordinator Aaron Reed
Building Official/Utilities Coordinator Sarah Cole
Special Counsel David Tuckfield


A member of the public who desires to address the Commission regarding any item on an agenda for an open meeting  may do so at presentation of citizens before an item or at a public hearing for an item during the Commission’s consideration of that item. Citizens wishing to discuss matters not contained within the current agenda may do so, but only during the time allotted for presentation of citizens. Speakers are allowed two (2) minutes to speak during presentation of citizens or during each public hearing.  Speakers may not cede or pool time.  Members of the public requiring the assistance of a translator will be given twice the amount of time as a member of the public who does not require the assistance of a translator to address the Commission.  It is the request of the Commission that members of the public wishing to speak on item(s) on the agenda with a noticed Public Hearing hold their comments until the item(s) are presented for consideration.  Speakers are encouraged to sign in.  Anyone may request a copy of the City’s policy on presentation of citizens from the city secretary.  By law no action may be taken during Presentations of Citizens.



The Utility Commission for the City of Dripping Springs has the right to meet in executive session at any time during the course of this meeting to discuss any matter as authorized by Texas Government Code Sections 551.071 (Consultation with City Attorney), 551.072 (Deliberations about Real Property), 551.073 (Deliberations about Gifts and Donations), 551.074 (Personnel Matters), 551.076 (Deliberations about Security Devices), and 551.086 (Economic Development).  The Utility Commission for the City of Dripping Springs may act on any item listed in Executive Session in Open Session or move any item from Executive Session to Open Session for action.


Utility Commission Meetings
May 12, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.
June 9, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.
July 14, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

City Council Meetings
April 20, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.
May 11, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.
May 18, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.



All agenda items listed above are eligible for discussion and action unless otherwise specifically noted.  This notice of meeting is posted in accordance with Chapter 551, Government Code, Vernon's Texas Codes. Annotated.  In addition, the Commission may consider a vote to excuse the absence of any Commissioner for absence from this meeting.

Due to the Texas Governor Order, Hays County Order, City of Dripping Due to the current Public Health Emergency and guidance from the Texas Governor including the current Disaster Declarations by the Governor and the City of Dripping Springs, and Center for Disease Control guidelines related to COVID-19, the City will continue with meetings conducted through videoconferencing. Texas Government Code Sections 551.045; 551.125; and 551.127.

I certify that this notice of meeting was posted at the City of Dripping Springs City Hall and website, www.cityofdrippingsprings.com, on April 9, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.