Towing, Storage and Booting Advisory Board Meeting Agenda for April 10, 2018


Tuesday, April 10, 2018 – 10:00 a.m.
North Campus Building
1st Floor Public Meeting Room, Room 125E
1106 Clayton Lane
Austin, Texas

If you require auxiliary aids, services or materials in an alternate format contact the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation at least 5 working days prior to the meeting date. Phone: (512) 463-6599, FAX: (512) 475-2874, E-MAIL:, TDD/RELAY TEXAS: 1-800-relay-VV (for voice), 1-800-relay-TX (for TDD).

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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions
  3. Approval of Minutes – Meeting of November 16, 2017
  4. Public Comment
    **Any person wishing to address the Advisory Board should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Program Specialist**
  5. Staff Reports – Briefing from agency staff and discussion:
    1. Licensing Division
      1. Statistics and Trends
    2. Customer Service
      1. Introduction to Customer Service
      2. Statistics and Trends
    3. Field Inspections Division
      1. Top Violations
      2. Report on Division Projects
      3. Division Personnel Updates
      4. Statistics and Trends
    4. Enforcement Division
      1. Case Highlights
      2. Key Statistics
    5. Education and Examination Division
      1. Education, Examination, and School Services
      2. Statistics and Trends
    6. Regulatory Program Management
      1. Organizational Changes
      2. Outreach Efforts
      3. Internal Efforts
    7. Executive Office
      1. Overview of the Strategic Planning Process
      2. Recent Developments
  6. Discussion and possible request to publish for public comment on proposed amendments to 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 86, §§ 86.213 and 86.705(n)-(q) regarding the Vehicle Towing program. These amendments implement Senate Bill 1501 and Senate Bill 2065, 85th Legislature, Regular Session (2017).
  7. Discussion and possible recommendation for the proposed repeal of 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 89, regarding the Vehicle Booting and Immobilization program. This repeal implements Senate Bill 1501 and Senate Bill 2065, 85th Legislature, Regular Session (2017).
  8. Discussion and possible recommendations on Workgroup Reports:
    1. Environmental Hazard Fee Workgroup
    2. Rules Workgroup
  9. Discussion and Review of VSF Form 11 including the possible addition of the location of the vehicle and the contact information for TDLR and TDI
  10. Discussion of possible violations when a vehicle is damaged in tow
  11. Recommendations for agenda items for next Board meeting
  12. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Board meeting
  13. Adjournment