A Travis lawmaker has proposed remaking the board of the Lower Colorado River Authority to make it more accountable to local authorities and forcing the utility to submit to periodic “sunset” review by the Legislature.
The proposal “does not assume wrongdoing or obfuscation, but rather seeks to bring the public, elected representatives and trusted professional staff into the discussion,” state Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin, said Tuesday at a House Natural Resources Committee hearing on the proposals.
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