June 16, 2017 - 8:30 a.m.

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


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The meeting will be broadcast on TDLR's YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/TexasLicensing .

Between 7:30 a.m. and the beginning of the meeting, the public will be able to view informational videos on contested cases, motions for rehearing, and public comment processes.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call and Certification of Quorum
  3. Executive Session
    1. Consultation with the Commission’s attorney pursuant to section 551.071(1), Government Code wherein the Commission will receive a briefing from legal Counsel concerning pending or contemplated litigation, and/or settlement offers, including but not limited to: Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation and Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation vs. Merlin Transport, Inc. d/b/a Merlin Transport Corporation d/b/a Excalibur Towing Company; Cause No. D-1-GN-16-005371, in the District Court of Travis County, Texas, 98thJudicial District.
    2. Advice from the Commission’s attorney on legal matters authorized by 551.071(2).
    3. Under section 551.074, Government Code, discussion of personnel matters, including but not limited to: the appointment, employment, compensation, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline and dismissal of the Executive Director.

      NOTE: The Commission may adjourn into Executive Session to consider any item listed on this agenda if a matter is appropriate for Executive Session discussion.
  4. Action on items discussed in Executive Session
  5. Approval of Minutes – Meetings of April 5, 2017 and May 19, 2017
  6. Contested Cases - consideration and possible action (heard before SOAH)
    1. Docket Number BRE20160020529/452-17-1573.BRE; Respondent Craig (CJ) Tobler d/b/a Owner’s Pride Companions
    2. Docket Number TOW20150015454/452-17-0692.TOW; Respondent Joshua S. Bonuelos d/b/a Falcon Towing & Recovery
    3. Docket Number ELC20160026837/452-17-1722.ELC; Respondent Gerald Glenn Coleman
    4. Docket Number TOW20160026098/452-17-1758.TOW; Respondent Charles D. Rash
    5. Docket Number TOW20160026765/452-17-0630.TOW; Respondent Frederick Clark
  7. Motions for Rehearing – The Commission may consider and take any action related to the following cases, including but not limited to, rehearing matters previously decided, modifying a prior order, or entering a new order:
    1. Docket Number BOX20170007092; Respondent Jon A. Kirk
  8. Review, offer suggestions, and approve the penalty matrix for Dietitians Program
  9. Approval of appointments of members to Advisory Board, including appointment of presiding officers:
    • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractors Advisory Board
    • Architectural Barriers Advisory Committee
    • Board of Boiler Rules
    • Advisory Board on Cosmetology
    • Driver Training and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee
    • Electrical Safety and Licensing Advisory Board
    • Orthotists and Prosthetists Advisory Board
    • Polygraph Advisory Committee
    • Property Tax Consultants Advisory Council
    • Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists Advisory Board
    • Texas Tax Professionals Advisory Committee
    • Used Auto Parts Recycling Advisory Board
    • Water Well Drillers Advisory Council
    • Weather Modification Advisory Committee
  10. Staff Reports
    Briefing from agency staff and discussion:
    1. Executive Office
      • 85th Legislative Session update
      • Bill Implementation Overview
      • Overview of Commission Portal
      • EMPL Panel – May 23, 2017
      • Town Hall Meeting – June 1, 2017
      • Bob Bullock Award Presentation and Executive Reception – June 7, 2017
      • HUB Update
      • Commission Workshop Development Update
      • Podiatry Staff Meet and Greet
      • Agreed Orders, Default Orders and Cease & Desist Orders
    2. Office of Strategic Communication (OSC) & Customer Service Division
      • Bill Analysis and Cost Estimate Teams
      • Social Media key statistics & update
      • External Stakeholder’s Visit/Meeting
      • Current projects
      • Customer Service statistics and trends
      • Speaking engagements
      • Personnel changes
      • Accomplishments
    3. Compliance Division
      • Division staff attendance at Association events
      • Compliance staff support for examination review
      • Statistics and trends
      • Implementation of new programs
      • Speaking engagements
      • Personnel changes
      • Accomplishments
    4. Education & Examination Division
      • Examination statistics
      • Education, Examination and Inspection statistics and trends
      • Speaking engagements
      • Personnel changes
      • Accomplishments
    5. Enforcement Division
      • Statistics and trends
      • Speaking engagements
      • Personnel changes
      • Accomplishments
    6. Field Operations
      • New Technology – Mobile Inspection
      • Statistics and trends
      • Speaking engagements
      • Personnel changes
      • Accomplishments
    7. Financial Services
      • Status of DIR-DCC Contract
      • Profile Rollover
      • 2018-19 Legislative Appropriations Request - Requested vs Received
      • Personnel changes
      • Accomplishments
    8. General Counsel Office
      • Update on rulemaking
      • Update on Phase II of transferring programs from the Department of State Health Services
      • Information Security – Medical Privacy Webinar
      • Internal Audit contract solicitation
      • Case, collections and open records statistics and trends
      • Speaking engagements and training
      • Personnel changes
      • Accomplishments
    9. Human Resources Office
      • Human Resources statistics and trends
      • Personnel changes
      • Accomplishments
    10. Information Technology Division
      • Current activities
      • Statistics and trends
      • Speaking engagements
      • Personnel changes
      • Accomplishments
    11. Licensing Division
      • Statistics and trends
      • Speaking engagements
      • Personnel changes
      • Accomplishments
    12. Office of Innovation
      • Update on Scenario Planning in process
      • Update on DSHS
      • Update on Voice of the Customer
      • Update on Versa reporting
      • Personnel changes
      • Accomplishments
  11. Advisory Board Report
    Briefing from staff and discussion on the following advisory board meetings and the subjects discussed and actions taken in the meeting:
    • Auctioneer Advisory Board – 05/31/17
    • Electrical Safety and Licensing Advisory Board – 06/07/17
    • Midwives Advisory Board – 06/14/17
    • Texas Tax Professional Advisory Committee – 06/15/17
  12. Public Comment
    *Comments will be limited to no more than 3 minutes*
    *any person wishing to address the Commission should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Executive Assistant*
  13. Discussion of date, time and location of future Commission Meetings
  14. Adjournment