F-24 Katy Hockley Wetlands Mitigation Bank, K700-01-00

F-24 Katy Hockley Wetlands Mitigation Bank, K700-01-00

Last Modified: 05/20/2020 05:46 PM

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Recent Actions

May 19, 2020 - Harris County Commissioners Court approved updates to project details in the 2018 Bond Program List. Update corrects project title to reference mitigation bank K700-01-00 instead of K700-02-00.

January 28, 2020 - Harris County Commissioners Court authorized negotiations with an engineering firm for bidding and construction phase engineering services in support of this project

August 27, 2019 – Harris County Commissioners Court authorized a mitigation banking instrument, prices for sale of mitigation credits, a conservation easement with Katy Prairie Conservancy, and construction in support of this project 

June 3, 2019 – The Final Mitigation Banking Instrument was submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for review by local and federal agencies. 

December 11, 2018 – The first draft Mitigation Banking Instrument was submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for review by local and federal agencies. 

July 25, 2017 – The Prospectus was submitted to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and put on Public Notice. 

June 23, 2015 - Harris County Commissioners Court approved a $199,388.00 agreement with an environmental firm for specialized evaluation and planning services in support of this project.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

This is a wetland restoration project to create wetland mitigation credits that will be used to offset wetland impacts created from other Flood Control District projects.

Stage

This project is in the DEVELOPMENT stage. This stage will result in an approved Mitigation Banking Instrument and an Army Corps of Engineers permit to conduct wetland restoration. Once permitted, the project will go into the DESIGN stage.

Bond Project Listing

Bond Project F-24 is categorized as a “Local Only” bond project. This means there is no other funding partner at this time and project costs would be paid with bond funding. The Bond Project List includes a total allocation for the design and construction phases of $9.3 million.

Bond List

List of 2018 Bond Projects

The Harris County Flood Control District has a significant number of flood damage reduction projects occurring all over Harris County as part of its on-going Capital Improvement Program (CIP), Operations and Maintenance, and the 2018 Bond Program. Click on the red and orange highlighted areas to learn about projects' details. Some early-stage projects are not highlighted in the map. The map will be updated when projects advance or when more information becomes available. 

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Project Lifecycle

Every flood damage reduction project is unique. Yet each project begins and ends, with common and predictable milestones along the way. Whether a project moves forward – and how quickly – depends on many factors, including the availability of funding at each milestone, shifting community priorities for flood damage reduction, and other changing circumstances (such as the price of trees or concrete) from year to year.

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT MEETING

A Community Engagement Meeting for this project was held February 6, 2020, at Richard And Meg Weekley Community Center, 8440 Greenhouse Road.