Much At Stake as LCRA Chooses a New Leader

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To understand the level of crisis facing the Lower Colorado River Authority, look no further than the three-page job description the agency has drafted in its search for a new general manager.

The new head of the nonprofit state agency, which provides water to entities along the Colorado River all the way from Austin to the Gulf Coast, should be “a good listener,” the description reads, a “politically savvy bridge-builder” who is “unflappable under pressure.”

One of the major goals for the individual, the document continues, will be to “rebuild morale through the organization,” which ...

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