What: Senate Natural Resources Committee hearing on Senate Bill 2440 by Sen. Carlos Uresti to determine the future of BexarMet
Where: Capitol Extension, Room E1.012
When: Thursday, April 16, 8:30 a.m. Note: Senate convenes at 11:00 a.m.; committee may resume hearing upon adjournment
Background: The bill provides for an election on BexarMet's future operation. Customers would decide whether a conservator appointed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will oversee the troubled utility's dissolution or rehabilitation
Carlos Uresti is the senator from State Senate District 19 representing over 750,000 residents throughout a 23 county area stretching along the U.S.-Mexico border, from San Antonio to El Paso County, including all or part of the following: Bandera, Bexar, Brewster, Culberson, Crockett, El Paso, Edwards, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Kinney, Loving, Maverick, Medina, Pecos, Presidio, Real, Reeves, Sutton, Terrell, Uvalde, Val Verde, Ward, and Winkler counties. Covering 55,000 square miles, the district contains 62 school districts and spans two time zones.