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8 Document(s) [ Subject: Austin, Texas ]

Committee: House Energy Resources
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report of the Committee on Energy Resources, Texas House of Representatives, 68th Legislature.
Subjects: Abandoned oil wells | Austin, Texas | Electricity supplies | Mining | Municipally-owned utilities | Natural gas industry | Natural gas leases | Oil industry | Oil leases | State land | Surety and fidelity bonds | Texas State Capitol | Theft |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 en27
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [84 pages  File size: 2,526 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the rising epidemic of oil field theft in Texas in cooperation with producers, operators, haulers, the Texas Railroad Commission, the Texas Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement agencies to determine better methods for prevention and investigation of thefts as well as apprehension and prosecution of suspected oil field thieves. Make recommendations to the 68th Legislature.
2. Examine Proposition Number 7 as adopted by the Austin City Council to determine its impact on the cost of electric service provided to the State Capitol Complex. Particular emphasis should be given to 1)comparing the rates charged by Austin Electric Utility Department to those of other electric utilities supplying large-volume users in the Central Texas area; and 2) investigating all other potential sources of supply. Recommendations are to be made based on an examination of the proposition, the cost comparison data and an evaluation of alternative procedures.
3. Study the procedure for leasing of hard rock minerals in terms of monetary value for the principals involved.
4. Examine the requirements for the posting of performance bonds on oil and gas wells.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Energy Resources
Title: Interim Report - City of Austin response
Library Catalog Title: Response to questions concerning proposal #7 electric rates / submitted to the House Energy Resources Committee by City of Austin.
Library Call Number: L1801.9 EN27 67
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View document [90 pages]
Committee: Joint Lease of Land for Travis County Courthouse, Investigate
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee to Investigate Travis County Courthouse Site Lease.
Subjects: Austin, Texas | County courthouses | State agencies | State buildings | State land | Texas State Capitol | Travis County |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 41st Leg., 4th C.S., 433 (1930)
Session: 41st R.S. (1929)
Online version: View report [9 pages  File size: 331 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Investigate present condition of over-crowding of the State Capitol and State office buildings now being rented by the State in Austin, and the annual cost thereof, being paid out of public funds
2. Investigate present true value of improvements owned by Travis county upon said leased courthouse site, as may be determined under terms of the lease contract
3. Investigate what blocks of land are now owned by the State of Texas within the business or industrial section of Austin which are not being used to economic advantage, and so situtated at a distance from the Capitol to be unsuited for use by the State for future State office buildings, but which may be deemed suitable for a county courthouse
4. Investigate whether it is deemed desirable, in the judgment of the committee, based on such investigation, to tender fee simple title of one of such blocks of land owned by the State to Travis county, in lieu of cash compensation of an approximately equivalent amount, for such courthouse properties, to the end that such unused State land not suitable for State purposes may be put to the best constructive use.
Committee: House Land Purchases of the University of Texas, Investigate
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of committee appointed to investigate university land purchase.
Subjects: Austin, Texas | Municipal bonds | State land | University of Texas at Austin |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 38th Leg., 3rd C.S. 423 (1923)
Session: 38th R.S. (1923)
Online version: View report [2 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. To determine fully the status of the land acquisition appropriation and citizen's bond and report to the House its findings *
Committee: Senate Purchase Price for Block 124
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Special Committee report.
Subjects: Austin, Texas | Property values | State land |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 36th Leg., R.S. (1919)
Session: 36th R.S. (1919)
Online version: View report [4 pages  File size: 128 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate the value of the north half of block no. 124 in the city of Austin to determine its purchase price. *
Committee: Joint Sanitary Conditions in Austin, Investigate
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of Joint Committee to Investigate the Pollution of the Austin Water Supply.
Subjects: Austin, Texas | Colorado River | Deaf, Dumb, and Blind Institute for Colored Youth | Surface water pollution | Texas Confederate Home | Wastewater management |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 36th Leg., 2nd C.S., 598 (1919)
Session: 36th R.S. (1919)
Online version: View report [6 pages  File size: 194 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Examine and inspect the sanitary conditions of each of the state institutions to determine if any of the contamination of the Austin water supply may be coming from them. *
Committee: Joint Fire Protection of State Buildings
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: [Report].
Subjects: Austin, Texas | Fire fighting equipment | Fire prevention | Firefighters | Historical records | Texas State Capitol |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 12th Leg., Adj. 212 (1871)
Session: 12th Adjourned (1871)
Online version: View report [2 pages  File size: 62,689 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Adopt measures for protection of public state buildings, archives, records, etc. against fire. *
Committee: House Cholera and Epidemic Disease in Austin
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: [Report].
Subjects: Austin, Texas | Cholera | Public health |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 11th Leg., R.S. 374 (1866)
Session: 11th R.S. (1866)
Online version: View report [2 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Ascertain the existence of cholera or any other epidemic disease prevailing in or near Austin.

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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