Towing, Storage and Booting Advisory Board Meeting August 27, 2015


Thursday, August 27, 2015 – 9:00 a.m.
North Campus Building
1st Floor Public Meeting Room, Room 125E
1106 Clayton Lane
Austin, Texas

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A. Call to Order

B. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions

C. Approval of minutes – Meeting of February 10, 2015

D. Public Comment

E. Staff Reports – Briefing from agency staff and discussion:

1.  Executive Office

a.  Legislative update

b. Discussion of the Bill Implementation Timeline

c. Discussion of Agency Re-organization

d. Discussion of Attorney General Opinion

2.  Compliance Division                                                         

a.  New staff members

b.  TDLR contact information on forms

c.  Outreach efforts

d.  Status of Recent Emergency Disaster Declaration

3.  Education and Examination Division                               

a.  Education statistics

4.  Enforcement Division                                                       

a.  Enforcement statistics

b.  Highlights of selected cases

c.  Outreach efforts

d.  Recent developments

5.  Field Operations Division                                                 

a.  Top Ten Most Common Violations

b. Division personnel update

c.  Update on new technology

d.  Inspection statistics

6.  Licensing Division                                                            

a.  Licensing statistics

F. Discussion and possible recommendation regarding proposed rule amendments, at 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 85, §85.711 regarding required forms of payments; this rule is proposed to implement House Bill 804, 84th Legislature, Regular Session (2015)

G. Discussion and possible recommendation regarding proposed rule amendments, at 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 86, §86.10 regarding vehicle exemptions; these rules are proposed to implement senate Bill 1820, 84th Legislature, Regular Session (2015)

H. Recommendations for agenda items for next meeting

I. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Board meeting

J. Adjournment