Elevator Advisory Board Meeting Agenda

Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.
North Campus Building – 1st Floor Public Meeting Room, Suite 125E
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas 78723


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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions
  3. Training for Board Members
    1. Open Meetings Act
    2. Public Information Act
    3. Administrative Procedures Act
  4. Approval of minutes – Meeting of December 15, 2015
  5. Public Comment
    **Any person wishing to address the Advisory Board should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Executive Assistant**
  6. Staff Reports – Briefing from staff and discussion:
    1. Licensing Division
      1. Statistics and Trends on Elevator Contractors, Inspectors, and Equipment
    2. Customer Service Division
      1. Introduction and Overview of the Customer Service Division
      2. Statistics and Trends
    3. Enforcement Division
      1. Statistics on Cases, Orders, Penalties, and Trends
      2. Highlights of Selected Cases
    4. Education and Examination Division
      1. Personnel Updates
      2. Recent Accomplishments and Current Projects
      3. Statistics and Trends
    5. Compliance Division
      1. Personnel Updates 
      2. Public Outreach
      3. TDLR Reports: Plan Reviews, Waivers-Delays, Removed from Service, and reported incidents
      4. New Technology Variances
      5. Hurricane Harvey Figures for Plan Reviews & Removal from Service
    6. Executive Office
      1. Briefing on TDLR’s Response to Hurricane Harvey
      2. Agency Organizational Changes
      3. Recent developments
  7. Discussion and possible recommendation regarding proposed rule amendments to 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 74, §74.50 and §74.60, to implement the 2016 audit recommendation to update the rule to reflect what is currently in practice regarding certificate information and to correct an outdated reference
  8. Discussion and possible referral to workgroups for adoption of the ASME A17.1-2016 Elevator Code with possible changes
  9. Discussion of safety concerns and possible items for Strategic Planning consideration:
    1. Elevator Journeymen
    2. Third Party Inspections
    3. QEI Inspectors
  10. Recommendations for agenda items for next Board meeting
  11. Discussion of date, time, and location of upcoming Board meeting
  12. Adjournment