Calhoun County vet named to GBRA board
Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Dr. Kenneth A. Motl, of Port Lavaca, to the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority board of directors.
Motl will take the oath of office on Wednesday. GBRA Board Chairman Oscar Fogle will administer the oath.
Motl, owner of the Bayfront Animal Hospital, lives in Port Lavaca with his wife, Gay Lynn. Motl earned his doctorate of veterinary medicine degree in 1990 and his undergraduate degree in biomedical science in 1986 from Texas A&M University.
Motl will fill the position for previous Calhoun County director Arlene Marshall, who died in May. His term will end Feb. 1, 2017.
The GBRA was established by the Texas Legislature in 1933 as a water conservation and reclamation district. GBRA provides stewardship for the water resources in its 10-county statutory district, which begins near the headwaters of the Guadalupe and Blanco rivers, ends at San Antonio Bay, and includes Kendall, Comal, Hays, Caldwell, Guadalupe, Gonzales, DeWitt, Victoria, Calhoun and Refugio counties.