Texas Commission Of Licensing and Regulation Meeting of July 29, 2008

Meeting of July 29, 2008
E.O. Thompson State Office Building
7th Floor Public Meeting Room
Austin, Texas

Summary of Minutes

Chairman Frank Denton called the meeting of the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation to order at 9:04 a.m., Tuesday, July 29, 2008. Members present were Chairman Frank Denton; Vice-Chair, LuAnn Morgan; Commissioners Mike Arismendez, Lewis Benavides, Fred Moses, Lilian Norman-Keeney 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; Jeff Hill, Assistant General Counsel; Charles Johnson, Assistant General Counsel; Wendy Pellow, Assistant General Counsel; Glen Bridge, Information Systems Development; Sharon Homoya, Human Resources; Don Dudley, Director of Education and Examination; George Ferrie, Director of Compliance; Christina Kaiser, Director of Enforcement; Gene Mays, Customer Service; Dede McEachern, Director of Licensing; and Tamala Fletcher, Executive Assistant.

Chairman Denton moved to agenda item C, Public Comment. There were no public comments.

Chairman Denton moved to agenda item J, Consideration and possible approval of penalty matrices for Tow Trucks and Vehicle Storage Facilities, to be included in TDLR’s Enforcement Plan. LuAnn Morgan, seconded by Mike Arismendez, moved to approve the penalty matrices with the exception of moving the failure to cooperate with an inspector violation (VSF) to a Class C violation. The motion was passed by unanimous vote.

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

The meeting was recessed at 10:22 a.m.

The meeting reconvened at 10:34 a.m.

Chairman Denton moved to agenda item L, Advisory Board Reports. Public Affairs staff members reported to the Commission and answered questions.

Chairman Denton moved to agenda item O, Discussion of date, time and location of future Commission meetings. The next Commission meeting date was tentatively set for September 10th & 11th but will be confirmed at a later date.

Chairman Denton then moved to agenda item P, Adjournment. The meeting was adjourned at 11:46 a.m.

Frank Denton, Chairman
Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation

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