By:  Estes                                                        S.R. No. 1081

WHEREAS, The Brazos River Authority was created by the Texas Legislature in Chapter 221, Water Code; and WHEREAS, The leaseholders and residents of the Possum Kingdom Community have invested heavily in improvements to those parcels of land and development of the Possum Kingdom Community in general; and WHEREAS, The unencumbered, underdeveloped land surrounding Possum Kingdom Lake adds value to the area property today and preserves the natural beauty of Possum Kingdom Lake for future generations; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 79th Legislature, hereby direct the Brazos River Authority to work with the leaseholders and residents of Possum Kingdom Lake Community on the future direction of the area; and, be it further RESOLVED, That the Brazos River Authority not engage in divestiture of real property before the 80th Legislative Session and that legislators have an opportunity for input into this complex and important activity; and, be it further RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be forwarded to the chair of the Brazos River Authority as an expression of the sentiment of the Texas Senate. _______________________________ President of the Senate I hereby certify that the above Resolution was adopted by the Senate on May 30, 2005. _______________________________ Secretary of the Senate