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Upper Colorado River Authority

  • Next Review Date: 2028-2029 Review Cycle - 91st Legislative Session

  • Last Review Cycle: 2016-2017 Review Cycle - 85th Legislative Session

Sunset Documents for 2016-2017 Review Cycle, 85th Legislative Session

Legislative Documents

Final Results of Last Sunset Review

  • Clarify UCRA’s territory, boundaries, and board makeup to accurately reflect its jurisdiction.
  • Extend UCRA’s Sunset review date to 2029. River authorities are subject to review, but not abolishment under the Sunset Act.
  • Direct UCRA to work with local partners to identify priorities and develop strategies to meet changing watershed needs. (Management action – nonstatutory)
Standard Review Elements Applied to All River Authorities
  • Transparency. Require opportunities for public testimony at board meetings and direct river authorities to implement additional best practices to improve openness and transparency.
  • Good Government Standards. Apply good government standards to river authorities’ governing laws to promote accountability, clarity, and best practices.
  • Compliance with TCEQ Rules. Direct SRBA and UCRA to comply with TCEQ rules by adopting required administrative policies.