Texas Commission Of Licensing and Regulation Meeting of February 9, 2010

Meeting of February 9, 2010
Twin Towers Office Center
1st Floor Public Meeting Room #125E
1106 Clayton Lane
Austin, Texas

Summary of Minutes

Chairman Frank Denton reconvened the meeting of the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation at 9:04 a.m., Tuesday, February 9, 2010. Members present were Chairman Frank Denton, Vice-Chair Mike Arismendez, Commissioners Lewis Benavides, LuAnn Morgan and Deborah Yurco. A roll call verified that a quorum was present.

Staff present included: William Kuntz, Executive Director; Brian Francis, Deputy Executive Director; Dianne Casey, Assistant Deputy Executive Director; Brad Bowman, General Counsel; Glen Bridge, Director of Information Systems Development; Jerry Daniels, Director of Financial Services; Don Dudley, Director of Education and Examination; George Ferrie, Director of Compliance; Sharon Homoya, Personnel Attorney; Christina Kaiser, Director of Enforcement; Gene Mays, Director of Customer Service; Dede McEachern, Director of Licensing; and Kay Mahan, Executive Assistant.

Mike Arismendez, seconded by LuAnn Morgan, moved to excuse the absence of Commissioner Fred Moses. The motion was passed by unanimous vote.

Chairman Denton moved to agenda item J, Executive Session at 9:05 a.m.

The open meeting reconvened at 9:47 a.m.

The Commission took no action on the Executive Session.

Chairman Denton moved to agenda item H, Staff Reports. Bill Kuntz and staff gave reports and answered questions from the Commission.

Chairman Denton moved to agenda item F, Annual report on Auctioneer Education Recovery Fund for 2009. Dianne Casey presented the information and answered questions from Commission.

Chairman Denton moved to agenda item G, Advisory Board Reports. Public Affairs staff gave reports and answered questions from the Commission.

Chairman Denton moved to agenda item I, Approval of appointments of members to Advisory Boards. LuAnn Morgan, seconded by Deborah Yurco, moved to approve the following appointments. The motion was passed by unanimous vote.

Auctioneer Education Advisory Board – New appointment: Shelley Weidner (term expires 9/1/2011)

Board of Boiler Rules - New appointments: Beth Cunningham (term expires 1/31/2013) and Donald Mitchell (term expires (1/31/2011)

Medical Advisory Committee – Reappointments: Dr. Michael Haas (term expires 2/1/2012) and Blane Sibille (term expires 2/1/2012); New Appointment: Dr. Lyle Keon (term expires 2/1/2012).

Property Tax Consultants Advisory Council – Reappointments: Steven G. Mills (term expires 2/1/2013) and W. Ken Parsons (term expires 2/1/2013)

The meeting was recessed at 11:27 a.m.

The meeting was reconvened at 11:40 a.m.

Commissioners Arismendez, Benavides and Morgan left the meeting.

Chairman Denton continued with agenda item H, Staff Reports. Staff completed giving their reports and answering questions from the Commission.

Chairman Denton moved to agenda item L, Discussion of date, time and location of future Commission meetings. The next meeting date will be determined at a later time.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:52 p.m.

Frank Denton, Chairman
Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation

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