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LCRA sets March 10 public meeting on application for commercial dredging operation on Lake LBJ

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February 3, 2021


KINGSLAND, Texas – The Lower Colorado River Authority has set a public meeting for Wednesday, March 10, to hear comments on an application under the Highland Lakes Watershed Ordinance for a commercial dredging operation on Lake LBJ. The business, to be located west of the RR 2900 bridge over Lake LBJ, has requested a permit to dredge sand and gravel from the lake for processing and sale.

The public meeting on the development/dredge and fill application from Collier Materials, Inc., will be at 6 p.m. on March 10 at the Kingsland Community Center, 3451 Rose Hill Drive, in Kingsland. LCRA will provide additional details on how to participate in the meeting, including the COVID-19 protocols that will be in place, in the coming weeks.

LCRA also has extended the deadline for submission of written comments on the application to Thursday, Feb. 18. Comments may be submitted to HLWO@lcra.org or mailed to LCRA Watershed Management, Mail Stop L106, P.O. Box 220, Austin, TX 78767.

The Collier application and related materials are available at lcra.org/hlwo.

The Lower Colorado River Authority serves customers and communities throughout Texas by managing the lower Colorado River; generating and transmitting electric power; providing a clean, reliable water supply; and offering outdoor adventures at more than 40 parks along the Colorado River from the Texas Hill Country to the Gulf Coast. LCRA and its employees are committed to fulfilling our mission to enhance the quality of life of the Texans we serve through water stewardship, energy and community service. LCRA was created by the Texas Legislature in 1934 and receives no state appropriations. For more information, visit lcra.org.

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