Public Hearing - Brazoria County Placement Area Acquisition for Gulf Intracoastal Waterway Dredge Disposal


Where:

Port Freeport, Board Room
1100 Cherry Street
Freeport, TX 77541 (Map)

When:

Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018
Open House: 5:30 p.m.
Public Hearing: 6:30 p.m.

Purpose:

The purpose of the public hearing is to gather public input on the proposed  acquisition of property for use as a placement area for materials dredged from the main channel of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW). Displays will be available for viewing at 5:30 p.m. The formal hearing starts at 6:30 p.m., and comments must be received on or before Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, to be a part of the official record.

Description:

This notice is provided as required by the Texas Coastal Waterways Act, Transportation Code, Section 51.006. The proposed disposal site to be considered for acquisition is a 355.26 acre parcel of land in the Henry Burt Abstract – 151 and the D. Gilliland Survey Abstract – 195, Brazoria County, Texas. TxDOT is acquiring the property in order to fulfill its responsibilities as the non-federal sponsor of the GIWW. These responsibilities include providing right of way and placement areas for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) operation and maintenance of the GIWW. Right of way and displacement requirements are not applicable for this acquisition. 

Special Accommodations:

TxDOT makes every reasonable effort to accommodate the needs of the public. The public hearing will be in English. If you have a special communication accommodation or need for an interpreter, a request can be made. If you have a disability and need assistance, special arrangements can also be made to accommodate most needs. Please call (512) 486-5697 at least three working days prior to the meeting. Please be aware that advance notice is requested as some accommodations may require time for TxDOT to arrange. 

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Contact:

Texas Department of Transportation
Maritime Division 
118 East Riverside Drive
Austin, Texas 78704
(512) 486-5600

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Posted: Nov. 7, 2018