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RULE §279.8Notice of Public Meeting

(a) The executive director shall notify the applicant not less than 30 days before the date set for meeting that a public meeting will be held on the application. The notice shall be by certified mail, return receipt requested.

(b) The notice of meeting shall identify the application; the date; time; place and nature of the meeting; the legal authority and jurisdiction under which the meeting is to be held; the proposed action; the requirements for submitting written comments; the method for obtaining additional information; and other information as the executive director deems necessary.

(c) The executive director will transmit the notice by first-class mail or by personal service to:

  (1) the adjacent landowners;

  (2) the mayor and health authorities of the city or town in which the activity is or will be located or in which pollutants will be discharged;

  (3) the county judge and health authorities of the county in which the activity is or will be located or in which pollutants will be discharged;

  (4) the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department;

  (5) the United States Department of Interior Fish and Wildlife Service;

  (6) the Texas Water Development Board;

  (7) the United States Commerce Department, National Marine Fisheries Service;

  (8) the EPA, Region 6;

  (9) the Texas General Land Office;

  (10) the Secretary of the Coastal Coordination Council; and

  (11) any person from whom written comment was received during the comment period, provided that the comment included a legible mailing address for the commenter.

(d) The date of mailing the notice of meeting shall be at least 30 days before the date set for the meeting.

Source Note: The provision of this §279.8 adopted to be effective July 22, 1987, 12 TexReg 2187; amended to be effective July 13, 1995, 20 TexReg 4693; amended to be effective October 4, 2001, 26 TexReg 7569

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