Projects & Studies

As of 04/08/2019

 

RECENT ACTION: December 4, 2018 -- Harris County Commissioners Court approved a $120,000 agreement with an engineering firm for specialized evaluation and design services in support of this project.

F-112 West Harris County Wetlands Mitigation Bank

Project Description

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

Project STAGE

This project is in the FEASIBILITY STUDY stage. This stage will result in the identification of a property suitable for wetland restoration and mitigation -- a wetlands mitigation bank formally identified as HCFCD Unit U700-01-00. Once a property is selected, the project will go into the next phase of RIGHT-OF-WAY/PROPERTY ACQUISITION. Property acquisition will be submitted to Harris County Commissioners Court for approval.

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LOCATION

An exact location has not yet been determined. The project will be located somewhere within Addicks Reservoir watershed or Barker Reservoir watershed.

BOND PROJECT LISTING

Bond Project F-112 is categorized as a “Local Only” bond project. This means there is no other funding partner at this time and total project costs would be paid with bond funding. The Bond Project List includes a total allocation for this project of $20 million.

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT MEETING

Not yet scheduled

PROJECT MILESTONES 

December 4, 2018 -- Harris County Commissioners Court approved a $120,000 agreement with an engineering firm for specialized evaluation and design services in support of this project.

October 9, 2018 – Harris County Commissioners Court authorized negotiations with an environmental firm for specialized evaluation and design services in support of this project

August 28, 2018 – Harris County Commissioners Court authorized and initiated this project