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SWG-2013-00790 - Harris County Flood Control District

Published Sept. 12, 2013
Expiration date: 10/15/2013

Full Public Notice    Prospectus    Attachment

Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD), the

Sponsor, has requested authorization for the proposed Harris County Umbrella

Mitigation Bank (HCUMB) in accordance with 33 CFR 332.8(d)(2), for multiple bank

sites within Harris County, Texas. Concurrently the Sponsor is requesting authorization

for the initial two bank sites under the HCUMB, the RMB and BMB. The Sponsor is

proposing to restore, enhance, and preserve both stream and wetland resources within

the HCUMB for the purpose of providing an effective approach to satisfy compensatory

mitigation requirements of the Corps Regulatory Program developed in accordance

with the Compensatory Mitigation for Losses of Aquatic Resources (73 Fed. Reg.

19594, 10 April 2008 (codified in 33 CFR 332)). A Mitigation Banking Instrument (MBI)

will be developed following the aforementioned policy and will detail the legal and

physical characteristics of the bank and how the bank would be established and

operated respectively. Subjects addressed in detail in the MBI will include development

of the site, service area, credit determination, financial assurances, scope of

agreement, purpose and goals of the bank, baseline conditions, performance standards

for restoration or enhancement activities, accounting procedures, monitoring and

reporting, long-term maintenance and protection, and transfer of bank ownership or

sponsorship. The applicant will be working with the Corps and other Federal and State

resource agencies (the Interagency Review Team-IRT) in the development of the MBI.