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Texas Coastal and Marine Council - 64th R.S. (1975)

Committee: Joint Texas Coastal and Marine Council
Title: Interim Report - Public port financing
Library Catalog Title: Public port financing in Texas.
Subjects: Ports |
Library Call Number: M300.8 p96p
Session: 64th R.S. (1975)
Online version: View report [36 pages  File size: 1,445 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Undertake a comprehensive assessment of current activities, problems, and opportunities regarding marine commerce in Texas. The Council shall consult with and solicit assistance from navigation districts, port authorities, the Interagency Transportation Council, the Interagency Council on Natural Resources and the Environment, federal agencies, private interests, conservation organizations and all other interested and knowledgeable parties. Agencies and political subdivisions of the state are directed to cooperate with, and upon request of the Council, shall furnish, within the limits of their respective facilities, such data, reports, and other information as may be required to fulfill the purpose of this resolution. The Council shall consider, among other matters: (a) the direct and indirect economic benefits which the citizens of Texas derive from water transportation and the extent to which these benefits are diffused throughout the state's economy; (b) an identification and analysis of state agencies whose policies, programs, or regulatory functions affect marine commerce, how interagency coordination is achieved, and how such coordination might be improved; (c) the environmental implications of marine commerce and port development, including, but not limited to, considerations of adverse impacts, possibilities for environmental enhancement, and the probable environmental impacts of alternative methods of transportation; (d) the financial resources available for financing marine transportation systems and facilities in Texas, the adequacy of these resources to meet further expansion needs, and the efficacy of the existing systems; (e) the present and possible institutional arrangements for planning, managing and maintaining an effective and efficient water transportation system in Texas.
Committee: Joint Texas Coastal and Marine Council
Title: Interim Report - Marine Commerce
Library Catalog Title: Marine Commerce
Subjects: Ports |
Library Call Number: M300.8 m338
Session: 64th R.S. (1975)
Online version: View report [43 pages  File size: 4,250 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Undertake a comprehensive assessment of current activities, problems, and opportunities regarding marine commerce in Texas. The Council shall consult with and solicit assistance from navigation districts, port authorities, the Interagency Transportation Council, the Interagency Council on Natural Resources and the Environment, federal agencies, private interests, conservation organizations and all other interested and knowledgeable parties. Agencies and political subdivisions of the state are directed to cooperate with, and upon request of the Council, shall furnish, within the limits of their respective facilities, such data, reports, and other information as may be required to fulfill the purpose of this resolution. The Council shall consider, among other matters: (a) the direct and indirect economic benefits which the citizens of Texas derive from water transportation and the extent to which these benefits are diffused throughout the state's economy; (b) an identification and analysis of state agencies whose policies, programs, or regulatory functions affect marine commerce, how interagency coordination is achieved, and how such coordination might be improved; (c) the environmental implications of marine commerce and port development, including, but not limited to, considerations of adverse impacts, possibilities for environmental enhancement, and the probable environmental impacts of alternative methods of transportation; (d) the financial resources available for financing marine transportation systems and facilities in Texas, the adequacy of these resources to meet further expansion needs, and the efficacy of the existing systems; (e) the present and possible institutional arrangements for planning, managing and maintaining an effective and efficient water transportation system in Texas.
Committee: Joint Texas Coastal and Marine Council
Title: Interim Report - Economic impact
Library Catalog Title: Economic impact of Texas ports and waterways.
Subjects: Ports |
Library Call Number: M300.8 ec74
Session: 64th R.S. (1975)
Online version: View report [48 pages  File size: 1,502 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Undertake a comprehensive assessment of current activities, problems, and opportunities regarding marine commerce in Texas. The Council shall consult with and solicit assistance from navigation districts, port authorities, the Interagency Transportation Council, the Interagency Council on Natural Resources and the Environment, federal agencies, private interests, conservation organizations and all other interested and knowledgeable parties. Agencies and political subdivisions of the state are directed to cooperate with, and upon request of the Council, shall furnish, within the limits of their respective facilities, such data, reports, and other information as may be required to fulfill the purpose of this resolution. The Council shall consider, among other matters: (a) the direct and indirect economic benefits which the citizens of Texas derive from water transportation and the extent to which these benefits are diffused throughout the state's economy; (b) an identification and analysis of state agencies whose policies, programs, or regulatory functions affect marine commerce, how interagency coordination is achieved, and how such coordination might be improved; (c) the environmental implications of marine commerce and port development, including, but not limited to, considerations of adverse impacts, possibilities for environmental enhancement, and the probable environmental impacts of alternative methods of transportation; (d) the financial resources available for financing marine transportation systems and facilities in Texas, the adequacy of these resources to meet further expansion needs, and the efficacy of the existing systems; (e) the present and possible institutional arrangements for planning, managing and maintaining an effective and efficient water transportation system in Texas.
Committee: Joint Texas Coastal and Marine Council
Title: Interim Report - Hurricane resistant building standards and natural hazards
Library Catalog Title: Hurricane resistant building standards and natural hazards.
Subjects: Building codes | Natural disasters | Tropical storms |
Library Call Number: M300.5 h942
Session: 64th R.S. (1975)
Online version: View report [18 pages  File size: 1,328 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Develop model minimum building standards for high-risk areas along the Texas coast that are particularly susceptible to damage by hurricanes and other natural processes. The principal responsibility for development of such model minimum standards shall rest with the Texas Coastal and Marine Council in cooperation with the Texas Engineering Extension Service, the Division of Disaster Emergency Services and the Bureau of Economic Geology; in performing the duties called for in this Resolution, the responsible agencies shall cooperate and coordinate with local governments, other state agencies, federal agencies, educational institutions, building groups, and any other appropriate persons; agencies and political subdivisions of the state are directed to cooperate with, and upon the request of the council, shall furnish, within the limits of their respective facilities, such data reports, and other information as may be required to fulfill the purposes of this Resolution. The responsible agencies shall consider: (a) the nature and extent of natural processes and forces associated with hurricanes including, but not limited to , wind surge tides, scour, and aftermath flooding; (b) the degree of exposure and susceptibility to destructive forces; (c) the structure and foundation design and construction practices that reduce vulnerability; (d) the levels of acceptable risks associated with protection of lives and mitigation of property damages; (e) the impact on insurance availability and cost; (f) the economic and financial implications; (g) the enforcement aspects; (h) the current activities which may increase the risk to life and property from natural forces and hazards; (i) the esthetic and environmental considerations; and (j) any other matters the responsible agencies deem appropriate.
Committee: Joint Texas Coastal and Marine Council
Title: Interim Report - Port facts
Library Catalog Title: Texas port facts book.
Subjects: Ports |
Library Call Number: M300.8 p83
Session: 64th R.S. (1975)
Online version: View report [145 pages  File size: 5,201 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Undertake a comprehensive assessment of current activities, problems, and opportunities regarding marine commerce in Texas. The Council shall consult with and solicit assistance from navigation districts, port authorities, the Interagency Transportation Council, the Interagency Council on Natural Resources and the Environment, federal agencies, private interests, conservation organizations and all other interested and knowledgeable parties. Agencies and political subdivisions of the state are directed to cooperate with, and upon request of the Council, shall furnish, within the limits of their respective facilities, such data, reports, and other information as may be required to fulfill the purpose of this resolution. The Council shall consider, among other matters: (a) the direct and indirect economic benefits which the citizens of Texas derive from water transportation and the extent to which these benefits are diffused throughout the state's economy; (b) an identification and analysis of state agencies whose policies, programs, or regulatory functions affect marine commerce, how interagency coordination is achieved, and how such coordination might be improved; (c) the environmental implications of marine commerce and port development, including, but not limited to, considerations of adverse impacts, possibilities for environmental enhancement, and the probable environmental impacts of alternative methods of transportation; (d) the financial resources available for financing marine transportation systems and facilities in Texas, the adequacy of these resources to meet further expansion needs, and the efficacy of the existing systems; (e) the present and possible institutional arrangements for planning, managing and maintaining an effective and efficient water transportation system in Texas.
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Texas Coastal and Marine Council
Title: Model minimum hurricane resistant building standards for the Texas Gulf Coast
Library Catalog Title: Model minimum hurricane resistant building standards for the Texas Gulf Coast.
Library Call Number: M300.5 m72
Session: 64th R.S. (1975)
Committee: Joint Texas Coastal and Marine Council
Title: Pictoral atlas of Texas coastal hazards
Library Catalog Title: Pictoral atlas of Texas coastal hazards.
Library Call Number: M300.8 p589
Session: 64th R.S. (1975)

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