Towing, Storage and Booting Advisory Board Meeting


Wednesday, April 23, 2014 – 10:00 a.m.
North Campus Building
1st Floor Public Meeting Room, Room 125E
1106 Clayton Lane
Austin, Texas

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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions
  3. Approval of minutes – Meeting of January 22, 2014
  4. Public Comment
  5. Staff Reports – Briefing from agency staff and discussion:
    1. Executive Office
      1. Strategic Planning Update
      2. Registering A Used Tow Truck
    2. Compliance Division
      1. Outreach efforts
      2. Internal Task Force Discussions
    3. Education and Examination Division
      1. Education statistics
    4. Enforcement Division
      1. Enforcement statistics
      2. Highlights of selected cases
      3. Outreach efforts
    5. Field Operations division
      1. Top Ten Most Common Violations
      2. Division projects
      3. Inspection statistics
    6. Licensing Division
      1. Licensing statistics
  6. Work Group Report
    1. Administrative Work Group
    2. Education Work Group
  7. Discussion items
    1. Private Property Owners who are restriping, repaving or having emergency work done on their properties are considered non-consent tows and the vehicles should not be left on the property but impounded.
    2. Rule Simplification
    3. Amend VSF and Booting rules to mirror the email requirements in 16 TAC 86 regarding the towing program.
  8. PPI Rate Review Update
  9. Discussion and possible recommendation on proposed amendments to rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 86.250. License Requirements--Towing Operator Continuing Education to provide flexibility to include the SHRPII safety training courses
  10. Recommendations for agenda items for next meeting
  11. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Board meeting
  12. Adjournment

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