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05/17/2019 at 10:00 am
Stephen F. Austin Building, Room 170
1700 North Congress
Austin, TX 78701

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TALCB Board Meeting


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Note: While the written portion of the minutes below are published in agenda order, the items may have been presented in a different order.

Agenda Item 1 - Call to order and pledges of allegiance

Agenda Item 2 - Roll call and discussion and possible action to excuse Board member absence(s), if any

A roll call was conducted by the recording secretary and the following members of the Board, constituting a quorum, answered present: Chair Ms. Jamie Wickliffe, Mr. Chance Bolton, Mr. Clayton Black, Mr. Jim Jeffries, Mr. Tony Peña, Mr. Alex Sostre, and Ms. Joyce Yannuzzi.

ACTION TAKEN: Mr. Bolton moved to excuse the absences of Ms. Martha Gayle Reid Lynch and Mr. Buster Renfrow. Mr. Peña seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously.

Agenda Item 3 - Comments from members of the public regarding non-agenda items

Comments were made by Glenn Garoon, representing himself, requesting clarification regarding the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) process and contract.

Agenda Item 4 - Ratification of the official record of the February 7, 2019 and February 8, 2019 Board meetings as approved for posting on the website by the Secretary of the Board

ACTION TAKEN: Mr. Bolton moved to ratify the minutes as presented. Mr. Black seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously.

Agenda Item 5 - Final orders and surrenders in the matter of:

a. Complaint #18-035 (Bradford W. Beal, TX-1320179-G)

b. Complaint #18-218 (Eugenio Mireles, Jr., TX-1325361-G)

c. Complaint #19-154 (Jay David Schroeder, TX-1324472-R)

d. Complaint #19-155 (Jeffrey Alan Coultas, TX-1335591-R)

e. Complaint #19-047 (Lenders Allies, LLC, TX-2000158-AMC)

Agenda Item 6 - Executive session to discuss pending litigation or receive advice of legal counsel pursuant to Texas Government Code §551.071 and personnel matters pursuant to Texas Government Code §551.074

ACTION TAKEN: The Chair called the Board into executive session at 10:12am.

The Chair reconvened the meeting at 11:32am.

Agenda Item 7 - Report by Budget Committee

Agenda Item 8 - Report by Education Committee

Agenda Item 9 - Report by Enforcement Committee

Agenda Item 10 - Report by Executive Committee

Agenda Item 11 - Staff reports on processes, monthly activities, and statistical data

Agenda Item 12 - Discussion and possible action to adopt amendments to 22 TAC, Chapters 153-159:

a. §153.15. Experience Required for Licensing

b. §153.24. Complaint Processing

c. §157.25. Temporary Suspension

d. §159.204. Complaint Processing

ACTION TAKEN: Mr. Peña moved for the adoption of the rules as presented. Mr. Jeffries seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously.

Agenda Item 13 - Discussion and possible action to approve new TALCB forms:

a. Appraiser Continuing Education (ACE) Course Application

b. Appraiser Continuing Education (ACE) Course Application for Secondary Providers

c. Appraiser Continuing Education (ACE) Course Completion Roster

d. Appraiser Continuing Education (ACE) Course Renewal

e. Appraiser Continuing Education (ACE) Provider Application

f. Course Evaluation

g. Distance Education Reporting Form

h. Education Provider Background History

i. Principal Application

Comments were made by Glenn Garoon, representing the Central Texas Chapter of the Appraisal Institute.

ACTION TAKEN: Mr. Jeffries moved that the Board approve new TALCB forms as presented with an effective date of June 1, 2019. Mr. Sostre seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously.

Agenda Item 14 - Discussion and possible action on legislative matters, including the Agency's Sunset Bill

No action was taken.

Agenda Item 15 - Discussion and possible action regarding amendments to the TREC-TALCB Memorandum of Understanding

ACTION TAKEN: Mr. Black moved that the Board approve the changes to the TREC-TALCB Memorandum of Understanding as presented. Mr. Bolton seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously.

Agenda Item 16 - Discussion and possible action regarding amendments to the TALCB FY2019 Budget

ACTION TAKEN: Mr. Bolton moved that the Board ratify the amendments to the current fiscal year Operating Budget as presented. Ms. Yannuzzi seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously.

Agenda Item 17 - Discussion and possible action regarding Spring 2019 Association of Appraiser Regulatory Officials (AARO) Conference and Regulator Training Course

No action was taken.

Agenda Item 18 - Discussion and possible action regarding amendments to the TALCB Reserve Funds Investment Policy

ACTION TAKEN: Mr. Peña moved that the Board adopt changes to the TALCB Reserve Funds Investment Policy as presented. Mr. Black seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously.

Agenda Items 19 & 20 - FY2020 Budget

Discussion and possible action regarding the Customer Service Reserve Fund

Discussion and possible action regarding FY2020 draft budget and budget policy

No action was taken.

Agenda Item 21 - Discussion regarding performance review and salary of TALCB Commissioner

Agenda Item 22 - Discussion and possible action regarding Appraiser Qualifications Board's First Exposure Draft of a Proposed Interpretation of the Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria and TALCB Comments

No action was taken.

Agenda Item 23 - Discussion and possible action regarding Appraiser Qualifications Board's Discussion Draft - Practical Applications of Real Estate Appraisal (PAREA)

ACTION TAKEN: This item was referred to the Education Committee for consideration and comment.

The Chair called for a break at 2:15pm.

The Chair reconvened the meeting at 2:28pm.

Agenda Item 24 - Discussion regarding Appraisal Standards Board's adoption of changes to the 2020-2021 edition of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP)

Agenda Item 25 - Discussion and possible action regarding possible topics for November workshop

ACTION TAKEN: Mr. Bolton requested an item outlining the complaint process as well as an overview regarding the responsibilities maintained by the Board and those delegated to other persons or entities.

Agenda Item 26 - Request for potential future meeting agenda items

Mr. Peña and Ms. Yannuzzi each volunteered to attend the AMC Advisory Committee meetings as public members until the Governor appoints two public members to fill the existing vacancies. Action taken at the November 16, 2018 meeting designating Mr. Black to serve in this role was rescinded. 

Agenda Item 27 - Discussion and possible action to schedule future meeting dates

Future meeting dates were confirmed for August 23, 2019, November 14, 2019 and November 15, 2019.

Agenda Item 28 - The Chair adjourned the meeting at 2:50pm.