Texas Weather Modification Advisory Committee Meeting

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 10:00 a.m.
North Campus, 1st Floor Public Meeting Room
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas 78723


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A. Call to Order

B. Roll Call and Certification of Quorum

C. Approval of Minutes – Meeting of April 30, 2015

D. Public Comment

E. Staff Reports – Briefing from Staff and Discussion

1. Executive Office

a. Recent developments

b. Legislative update

2. Office of Innovation

a. Funding for project infrastructure upgrades

b. Reinstatement of cloud-seeding operations in new target areas

c. Publication of “Guidelines for Operational Hail Suppression Programs”

F. Field meteorologists’ report on ongoing weather modification activities in 2015

G. Consideration and possible recommendation on an application for renewal of a weather modification permit: Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District

H. Consideration and possible recommendation on applications for renewal of weather modification licenses for 2016

I. Recommendations for agenda items for next meeting

J. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Committee meeting

K. Adjournment