Meeting of August 24, 2011
Twin Towers Office Center
1st Floor Public Meeting Room #125E
1106 Clayton Lane
Summary of Minutes
Chairman Frank Denton called the meeting of the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation to order at 9:10 a.m., Wednesday, August 24, 2011. Members present were Chairman Frank Denton, Vice-Chair Mike Arismendez, Commissioners LuAnn Morgan, Fred Moses, Lilian Norman-Keeney, and Deborah Yurco. A roll call verified that a quorum was present.
Staff present included: William Kuntz, Executive Director; Brian Francis, Deputy Executive Director; Brad Bowman, General Counsel; Charles Johnson, Assistant General Counsel; Pam Legate, Assistant General Counsel; Wendy Pellow, Assistant General Counsel; George Ferrie, Director of Compliance; and Kay Mahan, Executive Assistant.
Chairman Denton moved to agenda item M, Executive Session at 9:12 a.m.
The meeting was reconvened at 10:50 a.m.
Chairman Denton moved to agenda item K, Advisory Board Reports. Public Affairs staff gave reports and answered questions from the Commission.
Chairman Denton moved to agenda item I, Discussion and possible action on fee adjustments for Department programs and/or activities pursuant to Texas Occupations Code §51.202. LuAnn Morgan, seconded by Lilian Norman-Keeney, moved to direct staff to draft rules necessary to make the recommended fee changes. The motion was passed by unanimous vote.
Chairman Denton moved to agenda item N, Consideration and possible action on a proposed settlement agreement with Respondent in Docket Nos. VSF2008006769C, VSF2008007495C, VSF2008007499C, VSF2008008249C and VSF2008009097C/452-09-4361.VSF, Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation v. Kim Tran Corp. d/b/a Son’s Auto Storage #2. Mike Arismendez, seconded by Fred Moses, moved to approve the proposed settlement and add a provision requiring the Respondent to affirm that the violations have been corrected and the facility is in compliance. The motion was passed by unanimous vote.
Chairman Denton moved to agenda item O, Action on items discussed in Executive Session. Mike Arismendez, seconded by LuAnn Morgan, moved to set the executive director salary at $145,000, effective September 1, 2011, with an evaluation to take place in one year. The motion was passed by unanimous vote.
Chairman Denton moved to agenda item P, Discussion of date, time and location of future Commission meetings. The next meeting date will be determined at a later time.
Chairman Denton moved to agenda item Q, Adjournment. The meeting was adjourned at 11:31 a.m.
Frank S. Denton, Chairman
Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation