Water Well Drillers and Pump Installers Advisory Council Meeting Agenda

Friday, January 18, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.
North Campus Building, 1st Floor Public Meeting Room, Suite 125E
1106 Clayton Lane – Austin, TX 78723


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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call and Certification of Quorum
  3. Training for Council Members:
    (1) Open Meetings Act
    (2) Public Information Act
    (3) Administrative Procedure Act

  4. Approval of Minutes – Meeting of January 5, 2018
  5. Public Comment
    **Any person wishing to address the Advisory Council should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Program Specialist**
  6. Staff Reports – Briefing from staff and discussion:
    1. Licensing Division
      1. Statistics- Licensee Population
    2. Customer Service Division
      1. Statistics
    3. Enforcement Division
      1. Statistics on Cases, Orders, and Penalties
    4. Education and Examination Division
      1. Education Activities
      2. Examination Activities
      3. Statistics
    5. Regulatory Program Management Division
      1. Current Projects
      2. Meeting Attendance
      3. Field Activities
    6. Executive Office
      1. Overview of TDLR’s Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2019-2023 
      2. Overview of TDLR’s Legislative Appropriations Request for Fiscal Years 2020-2021
      3. Recent Developments
  7. Commingling workgroup report
  8. Discussion and possible recommendation to address driller action when encountering multiple aquifers or zones when drilling and completing a well, including proposing new definitions or requirements to administrative rules in 16 T.A.C. Chapter 76, regarding the Water Well Driller and Pump Installer Program
  9. Recommendations for agenda items for next Council meeting
  10. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Council meeting
  11. Adjournment