Industrial Operating Advisory Committee

The Industrial Operating Advisory Committee is a standing customer advisory committee which is established by contract, and is composed of one representative of each industrial customer of the Authority in Galveston County. The name of the representative of each industrial customer shall be submitted to the Authority as their official representative. The representative of the industrial customer to the Industrial Operating Advisory Committee shall also be the representative of such customer to the standing Industrial Advisory Committee described above unless such customer chooses to appoint a different representative. Each representative shall serve at the pleasure of the appointing customer and shall serve until the appointing customer appoints a successor or notifies the Authority that a representative will no longer be the representative of such appointing customer. The Authority will solicit the advice and counsel of this Committee in regard to the operation, maintenance, repair, replacement, and enlargement of the Industrial System. This Committee will be advised on matters involving the GCWA Canal Systems. The Authority will also provide this Committee with drafts of any contracts for the purchase of additional long-term water supplies for the Industrial Customers, and drafts of the annual budget, both prior to consideration by the Authority's Board of Directors.

The Industrial Operating Advisory Committee meets at 1:00 PM on the fourth Wednesday of February, May, August, September & November.