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File #: 21-1129    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/22/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 3/30/2021 Final action:
Title: Request for discussion and possible action on an update to the 2018 Harris County Flood Control District Bond Program.
Attachments: 1. 21-1129 BOND PROGRAM UPDATE
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To: Harris County Commissioners Court

Through: Russell A. Poppe, P.E., Executive Director, Harris County Flood Control District
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Prepared By: Matthew K. Zeve, P.E., Deputy Executive Director, Harris County Flood Control District

Subject: Update to the 2018 Harris County Flood Control District Bond Program
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Project ID (If applicable]: n/a

Purpose and Request:
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Request for discussion and possible action on an update to the 2018 Harris County Flood Control District Bond Program.
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Background and Discussion:
The Harris County Flood Control District Bond Program Update addresses administrative corrections, reflects secured partnership funding, provides updated cost estimates for some initiated projects, and updates the number and status of projects within the program. It is important to note that the proposed update does not cancel any projects or transfer funds from any project to another. There are no proposed changes to the Prioritization Framework. Going forward, the District will provide Bond Program updates to Commissioners Court at the mid-year budget review and at the start of each new fiscal year.

In the 30 months since the Bond Program was approved by Harris County voters in August 2018, the District has used bond funds to:

* Accept 25 grants totaling approximately $960 million with Bond funds providing around $259 million in local matching funds
* Execute 326 engineering agreements totaling $241 million
* Award 39 construction agreements totaling $296 million
* Procure 19 staff augmentation agreements providing 113 contract staff members
* Acquire nearly 340 properties at a value over $208 million for construction projects, floodplain preservation, and wetland mitigation banks
* Make $115 million available to the Office of the County Engineer to manage and construct drainage improvements in nearly 100 subdivisions across Harris County
* Conduct 140 community engagement meetings with over 11,413 attendees
* Complete near...

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