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DD #1 Gen. Manager Raul Sesin

Proposed House Bill will allow infrastructure and rainy day fund for drainage projects

Commissioners Court is backing two bills in the Texas State Senate that address concerns about flood planning, mitigation, and drainage-related infrastructure projects.

Last week, Pct. 1 Commissioner David L. Fuentes and Drainage District General Manager Raul E Sesin met with lawmakers in Austin, testifying in support of House Bill 13, H.J.R. 81; filed by Rep. Dade Phelan and Senate Bill 1521, S.J.R. 51; filed by Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa.

The House and Senate Bills will allow Hidalgo County to tap into rainy day funds for development of flood projects, he said.



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