When it was first filed, the case captured the attention of almost every group that depends on the Edwards Aquifer, a massive underground limestone formation that holds the largest source of drinking water in the San Antonio region.
Nirenberg was the first to raise the issue of gender at the meeting, asking Brockhouse if he would like to question the male appointees as aggressively as he had Hardberger.
The Rivard Report spoke to bond analysts for the three major ratings agencies – Moody’s Investor Service, Fitch Ratings, and Standard and Poor’s – asking how the union’s petition to change the city’s charter could affect the bond ratings.
Robert Puente declined to accept the offered award, saying the issue of his compensation kept coming up during proposed rate increases last year.
If approved, Hardberger would take over for current trustee Ernesto Arrellano Jr., representing the southwest quadrant of SAWS’ service area.
To combat the effects of past sewage sludge dumping at Mitchell Lake, the San Antonio Water System plans to install native plants to passively purify water and protect against downstream flooding.
The nominees are banker David McGee, engineer Eduardo Parra, and water law professor Amy Hardberger.
The utility is deciding whether to sell a portion of its water from its Vista Ridge project to other cities in fast-growing Central Texas.
Two contracts for third-party performance evaluations will cost the San Antonio Water System $193,000 over three years.
CPS Energy’s Gold-Williams is alone among San Antonio’s top three public employees for having her performance and the utility’s gauged by a third-party contractor.