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Oakbrook Detention Pond

The District has acquired and taken over the Oakbrook detention ponds.  This is a maintenance project in order to repair the failing detention system for the Oakbrook subdivision.

Pre-Construction

Under Construction

Garden Rd. Detention Pond

The District purchased approximately 27-acres at the end of Garden Rd. adjacent to Clear Creek for this regional flood mitigation basin in Brookside Village.  The first phase will consist of constructing a dry basin that will provide immediate benefit to the watershed.  Future phase(s) propose to expand the facility utilizing a pump system to maximize volume capacities.

Pre-Construction

Under Construction

Request for Qualifications – Engineering Services

Brazoria Drainage District No. 4 is requesting qualifications for professional services for Engineering Services that may be partially funded with Federal Emergency Management Agency Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Grant Program (BRIC), and/or Flood Mitigation Assistance Grand Program (FMA) funds.  This project is contingent upon award of the grant.

Bid Documents

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Attachments

Request for Proposal – Grant Writing & Grant Management Services

Brazoria Drainage District No. 4 (the District) is requesting proposals for professional services for Grant Writing and Grant Management Services that may be partially funded with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant Program (HMGP), Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Grant Program (BRIC), and/or Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant Program (FMA) funds.  Please submit your proposed fee in two parts: 1) grant writing; and 2) grant management services contingent on grant approval for funding.

Bid Documents

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Attachments

Permits

Brazoria Drainage District No. 4 controls certain activities within its jurisdictional authority.  The District grants permits and requires on-site availability of such permits.  Permits granted for activity within the District shall list the specific activities for which the permit was issued and the date of expiration.  Activities shall be limited to those shown on the issued permit.  The applicant is responsible for renewing permits prior to the expiration date and will be considered in non-compliance during the period that the permit is expired.


Types of Permits:

Rules, Regulations, & Guidelines

Effective August 8, 2023, use the above link for the District’s current Rules, Regulations, & Guidelines.

Brazoria Drainage District No. 4 is a political subdivision of the State of Texas.  It’s mission is to control and distribute the storm and floodwaters within its jurisdiction pursuant to Article XVI, Section 59 of the Texas Constitution, Chapters 49 & 56 of the Texas Water Code and all special legislation pertaining to the District.

To achieve this mission, the Board of Commissioners has directed that the District:

  1. Develop sound fiscal procedures to protect taxpayer monies.
  2. Design near-term and long-term goals and objectives.
  3. Establish guidelines for land development that has the potential to impact the distribution of storm and floodwaters.
  4. Schedule labor force and equipment to meet maximum efficiencies and use thereof.
  5. Report plans and program progress to the public through appropriate entities.

The District’s current Rules, Regulations, & Guidelines were approved and adopted at a regular meeting on July 11, 2023 and went into effect on August 8, 2023.

Resolutions

All resolutions associated with the Rules, Regulations, & Guidelines:

Old Mary’s Creek Improvements

This project has been completed

This District project included clearing and reestablishing the banks along a section of approximately 1,400 linear feet of Old Mary’s Creek starting at the Mary’s Creek Bypass.

In Progress

Construction Completed

Moore Rd. Ditch Regrading

Mykawa Drainage Project

This project has been completed

This drainage project is part of the Texas Water Development Board grant program 75/25 local match agreement. The District was awarded the grant to enclose the ditch with reinforced concrete boxes and to construct mitigation ponds associated with the project. The goal of these improvements is to provide flood relief to the surrounding area and localized flooding which includes the neighborhoods of Willowcrest and Willowick.

Cannan Ditch Detention Pond

 

 

The District acquired approximately 43-acres adjacent to Cannan Ditch in an area that was identified in the District’s Master Drainage Plan as an area for regional detention.  The District will be able to create approximately 280 acre-feet of detention capacity in an area that has had flood problems in the past.

Pre-Construction

Under Construction

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