Brazos River Alliance scores meeting with governor’s staff about the other BRA

The Brazos River Alliance, formed in Hood County and headed by local stakeholders, will be meeting Thursday (Aug. 8) at the Capitol with members of the governor’s legislative staff, according to Ken Hackett. Depending on whether voting is taking place on the House or Senate floor, Sen. Brian Birdwell and Rep. Jim Keffer will be at the meeting, Hackett said. If the lawmakers are busy dealing with state business, staff members from their offices will be present. Hackett said the purpose of the meeting is to discuss concerns with the Brazos River Authority and to make the governor’s office “aware” that the water level in Lake Granbury is “not just a natural drought, it’s a manmade drought as well.”