September 19, 2017 Board Meeting Rescheduled to September 26, 2017 at 6:30 pm.

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Homeowner Portal / Rules and Regulations
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Check out our new dedicated Homeowner's Portal. We are trying to provide a quick access for pertinent and timely information that you, as a Homeowner, will find helpful. Take a look at it and let us know what you think and what we could add. We have some ideas ourselves and will be rolling out enhancements going forward so
Online Minute Search Available
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A new feature on the website went live today. You can now text search all of the District's Board meeting minutes and display a printable .pdf of them. This feature can be located on the "About Us" menu on the main page.
Proposed 2017 and Amended 2016 Budget
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Click here for the Proposed 2017 Budget and the Proposed 2016 Budget Amendments. Click here for the Budget Presentation from the October 18, 2016 Board Meeting.
Conceptual Structural Design Options Public Forum
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The District hosted a public forum with the Carollo Engineering team to present conceptual structural options for the publics input. The presentation can be found on the Flood Portal section of the website with the audio of the presentation available in the Board Meeting Video section of the site.The engineering team is
Boathouse/Pier Permit Moratorium Lifted - Public Forum Set
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Effective Monday, July 11, 2016 the moratorium on the issuance of new boathouse and pier permits is lifted. The District will accept new permit applications for the construction of piers and boathouses. The permit application form contains special provisions that will be applicable to all permits. Click HereThe public forum
June 14, 2016 Board Meeting Update
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The Board took no action or received any update regarding the flooding at its meeting. The General Manager reported that he anticipated being able to start issuing construction permits for boat houses in a couple of weeks. 
PER Report
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The Board at its May meeting approved a scope of work for a Preliminary Engineering Report (PER) for Flood Relief Project Alternatives. A copy of the approved scope along with the presentation from Carollo Engineers is available on the Flood Portal page of the Districts website. The District's legal and engineering teams ar
Permitting Update, New Retaining Wall Permits Being Issued
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Permitting UpdateThe District, effective immediately, will issue construction permits for retaining walls / bulkheads. These permits will be issued with the following special considerations in addition to the Rules and Regulations. Retaining walls shall be constructed in a manner that improves the shoreline alignment, funct
April 19th 2016 Board Meeting Press Release
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The Franklin County Water District Board of Directors took another step forward in addressing the flooding events of December 2015 at its meeting on April 19. After a delay necessitated by credible threats of litigation, the Board voted to have Carollo Engineers follow up on the public forum discussion of April 5 and prepar
Permit Moratorium Update
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In response to complaints and threats of litigation that the District has received from lessees relating to the December 2015 flood events, the District put a moratorium on the issuance of construction related permits, except for dredging, water pumps, and painting/staining. This moratorium went into effect on March 3rd unti
FEMA Denies Individual Assistance For December 26th Flood Event
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FEMA has said it will not provide individual assistance for uninsured or under insured people affected by the December 26 flood event. The State had appealed the original decision not to provide the assistance. FEMA has reaffirmed its original decision that the event was not of the severity and magnitude to warrant the imple
March 22, 2016 Board Meeting Statement
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As a result of recent complaints the District has received from lake lot lessees related to the flood events of December 2015, including threats of litigation, the District took no action at its Board meeting on March 22, 2016 and continues to evaluate these matters in more detail.
Flood Task Update - February 2016 Board Meeting
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Floor Elevation Survey Task ongoing. Orginal hardware was not going to give accurate enough results so new equipment was necessary. Task cost increased from $12,500 to $27,500. Report results are schedule to be presented to the Board at the March 22, meeting. FEMA Flood Insurance Have made initial inquires on this issue
Presidential Disaster Declaration
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Presidential Disaster Declaration Granted For Texas Counties Tuesday, February 09, 2016 ⋅ Austin, Texas ⋅ Press Release On January 26th, Governor Greg Abbott requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration for 25 Texas counties due to damage sustained from the severe weather at the end of December. This morning,
Disaster Declaration Update
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The latest disaster update: the Governor's office has issued a disaster proclamation for the December 27, 2015 storm event that included the flooding in Franklin County. The Governor has formally requested a Presidential disaster declaration. This would make FEMA Individual Assistance and SBA low interest disaster loans avai
Disaster Declaration
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High Lake Level / Flooding Update The County Judge will be issuing a disaster declaration on the flooding at Lake Cypress Springs. This will allow residents with damage to apply for State disaster relief. Information on eligibility requirements and how to apply will be included in a followup email when the declaration
Limited Opening of Lake
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Lake Cypress Springs will open tomorrow 1-2-2016 on a restricted basis to allow lake homeowners to recover missing property, assess damage, and to start cleanup. Access to the lake will be limited to the Mary King Park boat ramp and any development or private ramps that may be open and usable. This access is not for recreati
Flooding Photo Gallery
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Click here for photos of the high water on Lake Cypress Springs. See Gallery
Record High Water Follow Up
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Click here for information on the record lake level. See Notice
Record Lake Level
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Click here for information on the record lake level. See Notice
High Water / Lake Level
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Click here for information about the high water / lake level. See Notice
District Offices Closed for Veterans Day Holiday
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The District's offices will be closed tomorrow, November 11, 2015 in observation of the Veterans Day holiday. Normal hours will resume Thursday.
November 17, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda Available
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November 17, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda is available here.
2016 Budget Proposal
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Click here to view our 2016 Budget Proposal.
October 20, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda Available
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October 20, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda is available here.
District Offices Closed for Columbus Day Holiday
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The District's offices will be closed Monday, October 12, 2015 in honor of the Columbus Day Holiday.
Burn Ban Reinstated
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The Franklin County Commissioner's Court reinstated the county wide burn ban effective 9-28-2015.
Burn Ban Lifted
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The Franklin County Commissioners Court has lifted the burn ban.
September 15, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda Available
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September 15, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda is available here.
Boathouse ID Tag Mail Out
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I have received several questions as to why the District is requiring the installation of the ID tags on boathouses. The reason we are doing this is, first and foremost, to help Lake Patrol more readily and speedily locate a particular lake residence in an emergency situation. The tags will also assist the District in the in
District Offices Closed for Labor Day Holiday
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The District's offices will be closed for the Labor Day holiday, Monday, September 7, 2015
Rumor Control
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Rumor Control I thought this rumor would die on it's own but it appears to have a "Walking Dead" type life. The rumor is that the lake level will have to be lowered so the dam can be repaired. This issue with the dam is essentially the same as the original dam remediation project. As you are aware, it was not necessar
Burn Ban In Effect
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By order of the Franklin County Commissioners Court, all outdoor burning is banned for 90 days from this date or until rescinded. See Notice
August 18, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda Available
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August 18, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda is available here.
July 21, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda Available
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July 21, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda is available here.
Fireworks Show, July 4th
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The fireworks show is scheduled for Saturday, July 4th at 9:30 pm.
District Offices Closed for Independence Day Holiday
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The District's offices will be closed Friday, July 3, to celebrate the Independence Day holiday. District offices will be open for regular business Monday, July 6.
FaceBook Post Hoax
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There is a photo that is going around FaceBook of an alligator and the post says it was taken at Walleye Park on Lake Cypress Springs. No alligator has been reported to District authorities in Walleye Park, and it appears that the photograph posted to Facebook was taken on Lake Pontchartrain and posted on a New Orleans news
June 16, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda is Available
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June 16, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda is available here.
District Offices Closed for Memorial Day Holiday
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The District's offices will be closed Monday, May 25, to celebrate the Memorial Day holiday. District offices will be open for regular business Tuesday, May 26.
May 19, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda is Available
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May 19, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda is available here.
Fireworks Show, July 4th
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The Fireworks show is scheduled for Saturday, July 4th at 9:30 pm.
April 21, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda is Available
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April 21, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda is available here.
Amended Rules and Regulations Lessee Letter
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2015 Amended Rules and Regulations Lessee Letter is available here.
2014 Financial Statements
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The approved 2014 Financial Statements and Independent Auditor's Report is now available here.
Rumor Control, Lake Patrol Boat
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It has been brought to my attention that a rumor is going around on FaceBook that the District does not have a boat available to handle calls for service on the lake by the Lake Patrol. It appears that the Sheriff’s office was providing erroneous information to residents who were calling in to report loose watercraft. Th
Agenda Available for March 17, 2015 Director's Meeting
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The agenda for the March 17, 2015 Board of Director's Meeting is available now. Click this link for the agenda.
District Offices Delay Opening For Weather
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The District's offices will have a delayed opening because of weather on Thursday, March 5. The offices will open at 11AM.
District Offices Closed Due To Inclement Weather
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Due to the icy weather conditions the District’s offices will be closed today, Monday, February 23. Normal hours will resume tomorrow.
District Offices Delay Opening For Weather
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The District's offices will have a delayed opening because of weather on Monday, February 23. The offices will open at 10AM.
District Offices Closed For Presidents Day
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The District's offices will be closed Monday, February 16 in honor of the President's Day holiday.
November 18, 2014 Board Meeting Agenda
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Click Here For the November 18, 2014 Board Meeting Agenda
Approved Revised Fee Schedule, Effective January 1, 2015
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Click Here for Revised Fee Schedule
October 21, 2014 Board Meeting Agenda
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Click here for the October 21, 2014 Board Meeting Agenda
Proposed Fee Schedule
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Click here to review the current and proposed fee schedule.
September 16, 2014 Agenda
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Click here for the September 16, 2014 Board Meeting Agenda
Lake Level Adjustment
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The USGS did some maintenance on the lake level hardware and it has resulted in a change in the level it was showing.  This is not a major drop in lake level it is an adjustment to the equipment.
Simultaneous Building/Pier-Boathouse Permitting Guidance Document
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Click Here for Guidance Document
August 19, 2014 Board Meeting Agenda
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Click here for Board Meeting Agenda
Homeowner Contractor Registration Mail Out
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Click here for a copy of the Contractor Registration mail out.
Download Contractor Registration Form
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Click here to download Contractor Registration Form
Interesting Article on Water Planning and Climate Change
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A good article in the Texas Tribune on water planning and climate change.
July 15, 2014 Agenda
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Click here for the July 15, 2014 Board meeting agenda.
June 17, 2014 Agenda
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The June 17, 2014 Board meeting agenda is available.
District Offices Closed for Memorial Day Holiday
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The District's offices will be closed Monday, May 26, 2014 for the Memorial Day holiday. Will reopen Tuesday, May 27, 2014.
May 20, 2014 Board Meeting Agenda
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The May 20, 2014 Board meeting agenda is available. (Click Here)
District Offices Closed For Easter Holiday
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The District's main office and maintenance facility will be closed tomorrow, March 18, 2014 for the Easter/Good Friday holiday.  Normal hours will resume on Monday, March 21.
April 15, 2014 Board Meeting Agenda
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The April 15, 2014 Board meeting agenda is available.
March 18, 2014 Board Meeting Agenda
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The March 18, 2014 Board meeting agenda is now available.
2014 Lake Cypress Springs Fireworks Show
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The Lake Cypress Springs fireworks show is scheduled for Saturday, July 5, 2014.
Office Closure Update
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The District office and facilities will be closed all day, Monday, March 3 due to the bad weather.
FCWD Office Closed For Bad Weather
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The District's facilities will open late, at 10 am due to the bad weather.
February 18, 2014 Board Meeting Agenda
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The February 18, 2014 Board meeting agenda is now available.
January 21, 2014 Board Meeting Agenda
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The January 21, 2014 Board Meeting Agenda is available.
Lake Cypress Springs Full
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At 12:15 pm today Lake Cypress Springs reach normal conservation pool elevation of 378 feel MSL and water started to flow over the morning glory spillway.
District Offices Closed For New Years Holiday
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The District's main office and maintenance facility will be closed Wednesday, January 1, 2014 for the New Years holiday.
Office Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
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The District's office and facilities will be closed for the Thanksgiving holidays Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29.  We will be back open Monday, December 2.
November 19, 2013 Board Meeting Agenda
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The November 19, 2013 agenda is available.
2014 Proposed Budget
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The proposed 2014 District Budget. (click for link)
Franklin County Dam Remediation Project Press Release 10-15-2013
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Press Release regarding Franklin County Dam remediation project issues. (click for link) Due to the ongoing nature of this situation and on the advice of the District's attorneys no additional comment or statements will be issued at this time.
October 15, 2013 Agenda
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The October 15, 2013 Board meeting agenda is available.
All Lake Cypress Springs Boat Ramps Open
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All boat ramps on Lake Cypress Springs are open.
Walleye Boat Ramp Open
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Walleye Park boat ramp is open.
Burn Ban Rescinded
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The burn ban in Franklin County has been lifted. View Order
September 17, 2013 Agenda
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The September 17, 2013 Board meeting agenda is now available.
Walleye and Dogwood Park Boat Ramps Closed
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The Walleye and Dogwood park boat ramps are closed because of low lake levels.  Mary King park boat ramp remains closed.  Guthrie and Overlook park ramps are still open.  Exercise caution when launching boats.
August 20, 2013 Board Meeting Recap
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Consent Agenda The Board approved the Consent Agenda as presented. Action Items A.  Board heard a request by Mr. Garrett, Lot 10, Phase 3, Panther Creek Pass Subdivision to waive or reduce an Administrative Penalty in the amount of $4,000 that had been assessed for the painting/staining of a a boathouse without a permit.
August 20, 2013 Agenda
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The agenda for the August 20, 2013 meeting of the Board of Directors is now available.
Burn Ban
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The Franklin County Commissioners' Court has placed a Burn Ban for Franklin County effective 08.12.2013. This Ban includes the Lake Cypress Springs area and will remain in effect for 90 days unless dropped earlier by the Commissioners' Court. No open, camp or ground fires, grilling in approved grills is allowed.
Mary King Park Boat Ramp Closed
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The boat ramp in Mary King Park is closed because of low water.
July 16, 2013 Board Meeting Agenda
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The agenda for the July 16, 2013 meeting of the Board of Directors is now available.
June 18, 2013 Board Meeting Recap
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Consent Agenda The Board approved the Consent Agenda as presented. Action Items A.  Approved the Renewal of the District's Employee Health Insurance with Blue Cross of Texas. Discussion Items A.  None. Manager’s Report A.  New signage in Walleye Park.  
June 18, 2013 Agenda
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The agenda for the June 18, 2013 meeting of the Board of Directors is now available.
May 21, 2013 Board Meeting Recap
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Consent Agenda The Board approved the Consent Agenda as presented. Action Items A.  Approved the Resolution Canvassing Election Returns.  Directors Jordan and Cunningham were unopposed. B.  Approved the administration of Oaths of Office for Directors Jordan and Cunningham. C.  Approved the election of Board officers
Open Letter From Director Philhower On Current Lake Levels
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Tim Philhower is the President of the Board and the Director from Place 4.  He as been a lake front homeowner since 1996.  Mr. Philhower has been approached by lake residents expressing concern about the current status of the lake level and wanted to take some time to address these concerns.  Below is an open letter from
May 21, 2013 Agenda
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The agenda for the May 21, 2013 meeting of the Board of Directors is available.
April 9, 2013 Agenda
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The agenda for the April 9, 2013 meeting of the Board of Directors is available.
2012 Financial Statements and Independent Auditors Report Available
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2012 Financial Statements and Independent Auditors Report
March 19, 2013 Board Meeting Recap
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Consent Agenda The Board approved the Consent Agenda as presented. Audit Committee Meeting A.  The Board received the presentation of the 2012 Financial Statements and Independent Auditor's Report. Action Items A.  Approved the 2012 Financial Statements and Independent Auditor's Report. B.  Approved the Certificatio
March 19, 2013 Agenda
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The agenda for the March 19, 2013 meeting of the Board of Directors is available.
2013 Independence Day Fireworks Show Date Set
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The annual Independence Day fireworks show is scheduled for Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 9:30 pm.  It will be presented from it's normal location at Mary King Park.
Board Report on Giant Salvinia
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A presentation to the Board on Giant Salvinia in the Cypress Basin and the District Response is now available.
February 12, 2013 Board Meeting Recap
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Consent Agenda The Board approved the Consent Agenda as presented. Action Items A.  Approved the Resolution Calling a Board of Directors Election for May 11, 2013. B.  Approved a new Inter-Local Agreement with the Franklin County Tax Assessor Collector for District Tax Collection. Discussion Items A.  Received a rep
West End Nature Preserve Open
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The West End Nature Preserve is open to the public again.  This park area is open for day use only.  No vehicles are allowed.
February 12, 2013 Agenda
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The agenda for the February 12, 2013 meeting of the Board of Directors is available.
Maintenance Position Open
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The District is now accepting applications until February 22, 2013, for a Part-Time Maintenance Worker position.  Check out the Careers page on the site.
January 15, 2013 Board Meeting Recap
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Consent Agenda The Board approved the Consent Agenda as presented. Action Items A.  None. Discussion Items A.  Demonstration of Online Reservation System Manager’s Report Reported on capital improvements.
District Offices Closed for the MLK Holiday
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The District offices and Maintenance facility will be closed Monday, January 21, 2013 for the MLK Holiday.  Normal operations will resume on Tuesday January 22.
January 15, 2013 Agenda
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The agenda for the January 15, 2013 meeting of the Board of Directors is available.
District Offices Closed for Holiday
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The District offices and Maintenance facility will be closed Tuesday, January 1, 2013 for the New Years Holiday.  Normal operations will resume on Wednesday January 2.
District Office and Facilities Closed
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The District main office and maintenance facility are closed today, December 26 due to the weather and no power.  We will be back to normal operation tomorrow.
District Offices Closed for Holiday, December 24 & 25
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The District main office and maintenance facility will be closed on December 24 and 25 so our team can celebrate the holidays with their families.
Quick Link To Boathouse Sink/Kitchen Specifications
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Quick link to sink/kitchen design specifications.
Letter To Homeowners Regarding Outdoor Kitchen/Sink Rule
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Here is a link to the letter that I sent to all lessees/homeowners about the amended rule concerning outdoor kitchens especially sinks.
November 20, 2012 Board Meeting Recap
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Consent Agenda The Board approved the Consent Agenda as presented. Action Items A.  Adopted the 2013 Budget. B.  Amended the 2012 Budget. C.  Approved retaining Linebarger, Googan, Blair and Simpson for Delinquent Property Tax Collections. D.  Authorized the General Manager to proceed with the termination of the Le
District Office Closed Thursday and Friday
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The District offices will be closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday November 23 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
November 20, 2012 Agenda
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The agenda for the November 20, 2012 Meeting of the Board of Directors is available.
District Offices Closed Monday
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The District offices will be closed Monday, November 12 for the Veterans Day Holiday.
Board Meeting Video
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Due to technical problems there will not be a video of the October meeting of the Board of Directors available.
Proposed 2013 Budget
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The proposed budget for 2013 is available.
October 16, 2012 Board Meeting Recap
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Consent Agenda The Board approved the Consent Agenda as presented. Action Items A.  Adopted the Engagement Letter from Fox, Byrd & Company for the 2012 audit. B.  Adopted the proposed amendments to the Policy Assessing Administrative Penalties. Discussion Items A.  Presentation of the 2013 Proposed Budget. Mana
West End Nature Preserve Temporarily Closed
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The West End Nature Preserve is temporarily closed for construction.  We anticipate the park being closed for approximately 30 days.  Check back on the District's website for updates.
October 16, 2012 Agenda
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The agenda for the October 16, 2012 Meeting of the Board of Directors is available.
District Offices Closed Monday
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The District offices will be closed Monday the 8th for the Columbus Day Holiday.
Burn Ban Lifted
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The County Commissioners Court lifted the burn ban due to the rain fall this weekend.
Burn Ban
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The County Commissioners Court put a burn ban in effect today for 90 days unless repealed sooner.
September 18, 2012 Board Meeting Recap
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Consent Agenda The Board approved the Consent Agenda as presented. Public Hearing A.  Held required Public Hearing on the proposed 2012 tax rate for debt service. Action Items A.  Adopted the 2012 Tax Rate for Debt Service of $0.0272 per $100 of value. B.  Adopted the LEMIT Model Policy on Eyewitness Identification.
September 18, 2012 Agenda
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The agenda for the September 18, 2012 Meeting of the Board of Directors is available.
Tall Tree Marina Update
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I got the following information from Brian at Tall Tree Marina and wanted to pass it along. Tall Tree Marina has installed a Pay-at-the-Pump Fuel Dock! Fuel is now available on the water 24/7/365. Just like ordinary gas stations, all you have to do is swipe your credit card, any time of day or night. Please remember, our
August 21, 2012 Board Meeting Recap
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Consent Agenda The Board approved the Consent Agenda as presented. Action Items A.  Set the 2012 tax rate for debt service (dam repair project) at $0.0272 per $100 of value.  The is a reduction from last years rate as the appraised values went up about 52.5 million. B.  Amended Article 9 of the Rules and Regulations r
Burn Ban Rescinded
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The County Commissioners Court rescinded the Burn Ban this morning.
August 21, 2012 Agenda
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The agenda for the August 21, 2012 Meeting of the Board of Directors is available.
County Burn Ban Order, Effective For 90 Days
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Click on the link to view the County Burn Ban Order.  This Order applies to all District Property.
Burn Ban
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The County has put a burn ban in effect.  More details will be posted when available.
Marina Fuel Update
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I have been advised by the Tall Tree Marina that the restaurant is back open its regular hours and that fuel will be available sometime tomorrow.  If you have any questions please contact the marina directly.
Marina Fuel Situation
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The Tall Tree Marina sustained a severe lightening strike that has put most of the electronic equipment out of commission including the fuel station.  At this time fuel is not available at the marina.  They have assured the District that they are getting the damage repaired as quickly as possible.
Lots For Lease
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The District has made available a list of lots for lease.  Sealed bids for these lots must be returned to the District by Friday, August 3, 2012 at 4:30 p.m.  Click on the following link to view the available lots. Lots for Lease.
July Board Meeting Video Available
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The video of the July 17, 2012 Board meeting is available in the Video Gallery.
July 17, 2012 Board Meeting Recap
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Consent Agenda The Board approved the Consent Agenda as presented. Action Items A.  Authorized the General Manager to place available lots out for lease by sealed bid. B.  Approved renewing the District's employee health insurance as presented. C.  Discussed Article 14.16 (f) of the District's Rule and Regulations re
July 17, 2012 Agenda
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The agenda for the July 17, 2012 Meeting of the Board of Directors is available.
Office Closed For Independence Day Holiday
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The Franklin County Water District offices will be closed Wednesday, July 4 to celebrate the Independence Day Holiday
Lake Cypress Springs Fireworks Show Reminder
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The fireworks show on Lake Cypress Springs is scheduled for Saturday, June 30th at 9:30 pm.  Have a safe and fun Independence Day holiday weekend.
June 19, 2012 Board Meeting Recap
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Consent Agenda The Board approved the Consent Agenda as presented. Action Items A.  Approved amending Article 14 of the District's Rules and Regulations as presented. B.  Approved amending Article 17.7 of the District's Rules and Regulations as presented. Discussion Items A.  None Manager’s Report Reported on th
June 19, 2012 Agenda
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The agenda for the June 19, 2012 Meeting of the Board of Directors is available.
Code Red Weather Warning Sign-up Information
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Press Release CodeRED and CodeRED Weather Warning Clients Mount Vernon, TX – 06/06/2012 – Franklin County has recently updated its account with Emergency Communications Network, providers of the CodeRED high-speed notification solution and the CodeRED Weather Warning service. This no-charge update will allow message reci
Personal Fireworks
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The District will be allowing personal fireworks on District property Friday June 29 through Wednesday July 4, unless there is a burn ban declared.
May 15, 2012 Board Meeting Recap
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Consent Agenda The Board approved the Consent Agenda as presented. Action Items A.  None Discussion Items A.  Discussed amending Article 14 of the District's Rules and Regulations to include requiring a permit to apply stain, paint, or water treatment to piers and boat houses.  Instructed management to draft a propos
May 15, 2012 Agenda
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The agenda for the May 15, 2012 Meeting of the Board of Directors is available.
April 17, 2012 Board Meeting Recap
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Consent Agenda The Board approved the Consent Agenda as presented. Action Items A.  Reduced Mr. Scholten's Administrative Penalty to $500 after reviewing new information. B.   Authorized the General Manager to seek proposals and to purchase a slope mower to maintain the Franklin County Dam. Discussion Items A.  None
Revised Construction Permit Application Available
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The District will only accept permits submitted on the latest version of the permit application.  You can obtain it at the following link. Click Here
Lake Level Information
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Due to policy concerns the lake level information on the front page is temporarily unavailable.  Click here to get to the USGS lake level page for Lake Cypress Springs.
April 17, 2012 Agenda
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The agenda for the April 17, 2012 Meeting of the Board of Directors is available.
Easter Holiday Closing
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The Franklin County Water District office will be closed for Good Friday tomorrow, April 6, 2012.
Lake Level Information
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It looks like the USGS has resolved the issues.
Board Meeting Video
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Check out the new feature of viewing the District's Board Meetings online. Click Here
2011 Financial Statement and Independent Auditor's Report
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The approved 2011 Financial Statement and Independent Auditor's Report is now available.
Lake Level Information
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he USGS operates the hardware that take the real time lake level reading on Lake Cypress Springs.  They are experencing problems with the satellite uplink.  At this time we do not know how long the system is going to be down.  I will provide updates on the status as USGS provides them to me.  If it looks like the outage
March 20, 2012 Board Meeting Recap
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Consent Agenda The Board approved the Consent Agenda as presented. Audit Committee Meeting A.Heard a presentation of the 2011 Financial Statements and Independent Auditor's Report. Action Items A.  Approved the 2011 Financial Statements and Independent Auditor's Report. Discussion Items A.  None. Manager’s Report
Lake Level Update
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Lake Cypress Springs lake level came up over 2 feet in a 24 hour period.  377.0' MSL on 3-20-12 at 7 am to 379.19' MSL on 3-21-12 at 7 am.
Lake Cypress Springs Reaches Normal Pool Elevation
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Lake Cypress Springs has reached normal pool elevation of 378 feet MSL for the first time since July 14, 2010.
March 20, 2012 Agenda
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The agenda for the March 20, 2012 Meeting of the Board of Directors is available.
Mary King Park Boat Ramp Open
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Mary King park boat ramp is now open.  All the District's boat ramps on Lake Cypress Springs are now open.
Marina Spring Break Hours
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The restaurant and fuel dock at Tall Tree Marina will be open everyday this week for spring break. Monday-Thursday 12p-5p Friday 12p-9p Saturday 9a-9p Sunday 9a-3p
District Terminates Mild Drought Condition
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According to the Water Conservation and Drought Contingency Plan, as adopted by the Board of Directors of the Franklin County Water District in April 2001 and amended in May 2005 and July 2006, the District has reached a termination condition for a Mild Drought Condition. Lake Cypress Springs, the District’s reservoir, ha
Lake Cypress Springs Fireworks Show
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I first want to take a moment to express my personal and the District's sympathy to the Boltz family over the loss of Rick.  Rick succumbed after a long and hard fought battle with cancer.  Rick was the founder of the fireworks show that has been at Lake Cypress Springs for many years. It is an event that we all look forwa
Office Closed for Presidents Day
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The Franklin County Water District's facilities will be closed Monday, February 20, 2012 in observance of the Presidents Day Holiday.
Boat Ramps Reopen
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Walleye and Dogwood Park boat ramps have reopened. The following ramps are open: Dogwood, Guthrie, Walleye, and Overlook Parks.
February 21, 2012 Agenda
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The agenda for the February 21, 2012 Meeting of the Board of Directors is available.
January 17, 2012 Board Meeting Recap
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Consent Agenda The Board approved the Consent Agenda as presented. Action Items A.  Reviewed additional submissions presented by Mr. Scholten and denied the request by Scholten to waive the administrative penalty fee assessed for construction/modification of a boathouse without a permit. Discussion Items A.  None. Ma
Walleye Park Camper Site Status, 1-17-12
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Below is the status of Walleye camper sites with regard to the ongoing retaining wall construction in the park. Pads 1 - 12 are open. Pads 13 - 24 are open with construction between them and the water. Pads, 41-45 and 48 are temporarily out of service.
MLK Holiday Schedule
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The District's facilities will be closed Monday, January 16, 2012 in honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
January 17, 2012 Agenda
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The agenda for the January 17, 2012 meeting of the Board of Directors is available.