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Texas Political News: Texas State Agencies Interim Hearings

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 Senate Committee on Education *July 17, 2012 – 09:00 AMCapitol Extension Bldg., Room E1.028, Austin

Senator Kel Seliger will Chair this hearing on interim charge #1. The Committee will hear invited and public testimony. Senate Interim Charge 1: Study public school management practices, including the use and options for shared services for both academics and operations. Examine the role of Regional Education Service Centers. Specifically, review the types of services being provided and their ability to assist school districts with improving efficiencies. Public testimony will be limited to 3 minutes per person. 
Additional Information Contact: Sen. Florence Shapiro, 512/463-0108

 Bastrop County Appraisal District July 17, 2012 – 08:30 AM209 Jackson Street, Bastrop

Appraisal Review Board I. Meeting Called to Order II. Establish Quorum III. Minutes IV. Hear and Review Protests V. Recess. 
Additional Information Contact: Mark Boehnke, gaylej@bastropcad.org

 Wise County Appraisal District July 17, 2012 – 08:30 AM400 E Bus 380, Decatur

Appraisal Review Board Call to order Prayer Approve minutes from last meeting Approve journal entries (JEs) Hear taxpayers protest(s) Certify 2012 tax roll Dismiss. 
Additional Information Contact: 940/627-3081

 Hays County Appraisal District July 17, 2012 – 09:00 AM21001 North IH 35, Kyle

Appraisal Review Board Notice is hereby given pursuant to the requirements of the Open Meeting Act Section 551.041 of the Texas Government code, the Hays County Appraisal Review Board will meet Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 9.00 AM at 21001 N. IH 35, Kyle, Texas. The proposed agenda will be as follows. 1) Call to Order 2) Establishment of a Quorum 3) Approve minutes for meeting held July 16, 2012 4) Hear scheduled protest and take necessary action 5) Review and take action on 25.25 motions to appraisal records for current and prior years’ appraisal roll. 6) Accept and approve supplemental appraisal records for current and prior years’ appraisal roll. 7) Review previously protested and tabled accounts and take necessary action. 8) Grant or deny late protests and re-hearing requests and take necessary action. 9) Review and take action on changes to protest hearing procedures. 10) Correspondence 11) Public comments 12) Set date and time of next meeting 13) Adjourn. 
Additional Information Contact: David G. Valle, dwaterman@hayscad.com

 Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services July 17, 2012 – 09:00 AM4800 North Lamar, Suite 120, Austin

Rehabilitation Council of Texas Liaison Reports (CAP, TEA, TWIC, SILC, PRN, DARS); RCT Strategic Plan Progress Report; RCT/Legislative Session Information/ Council Business (Old); Council Business (New); Adjourn (noon). 
Additional Information Contact: Dolly Worley, 512/451-5879

 Johnson County Central Appraisal District July 17, 2012 – 09:00 AM109 N Main Street, Cleburne

Appraisal Review Board I. Call To Order II. Roll Call III. Approve All Exemptions, Changes, Clerical Errors Etc. Per House Bill 581 IV. Hear Scheduled Protests VI. Act Upon Hearings VII. General Business A. Public Comment B. Public Forum VIII. Executive Session In Accordance With Open Meetings Act., Tex.,Gov’t Code Subsections 551.071, 551.072, 551.074 IX. Adjournment. 
Additional Information Contact: Jim Hudspeth, 817/645-3000