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File #: 20-189    Version: 2 Name:
Type: MISCELLANEOUS HEARINGS Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/17/2020 In control: Office of Environmental Quality & Sustainability
On agenda: 2/12/2020 Final action:
Title: A public hearing to receive comments on a proposed municipal setting designation to prohibit the use of groundwater as potable water beneath properties owned by local businesses and individuals (list attached to the Agenda Information Sheet) generally located along Harry Hines Boulevard, Inwood Road, Denton Drive, and Empire Central and adjacent street rights-of-way; and an ordinance authorizing support of the issuance of a municipal setting designation to Virtuolotry, LLC by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and prohibiting the use of groundwater beneath the designated property as potable water - Financing: No cost consideration to the City Recommendation of Staff: Approval
Indexes: 2
Attachments: 1. List, 2. Map, 3. Ordinance, 4. Exhibit A
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Quality of Life
AGENDA DATE: February 12, 2020
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S):|910|DEPARTMENT: Office of Environmental Quality & Sustainability
EXECUTIVE: M. Elizabeth Cedillo-Pereira
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SUBJECT

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A public hearing to receive comments on a proposed municipal setting designation to prohibit the use of groundwater as potable water beneath properties owned by local businesses and individuals (list attached to the Agenda Information Sheet) generally located along Harry Hines Boulevard, Inwood Road, Denton Drive, and Empire Central and adjacent street rights-of-way; and an ordinance authorizing support of the issuance of a municipal setting designation to Virtuolotry, LLC by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and prohibiting the use of groundwater beneath the designated property as potable water - Financing: No cost consideration to the City
Recommendation of Staff: Approval

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BACKGROUND

Based on information provided by the Applicant, the designated property is underlain by groundwater that is encountered at approximately 18 feet below ground surface (bgs) and extends to approximately 35 feet bgs at the top of the underlying Eagle Ford Group. The Eagle Ford Group is considered a regional aquitard and is comprised mainly of shale, sandstone, and limestone that is expected to be approximately 300 feet thick. The direction of groundwater flow beneath the designated property is localized and anticipated to flow towards the south. Portions of the shallow groundwater have been affected by benzene, cis-1,2-dichloroethene (cis-1,2-DCE), ethylbenzene, methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE), naphthalene, tetrachloroethene (PCE), toluene, total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH), trichloroethene (TCE), 1,2,4-trimethylbenzene (1,2,4-TMB), and vinyl chloride (VC) at concentrations above groundwater ingestion standards and appear to be associated with historical offsite and onsite operations. T...

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