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 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. Sara Oates, Mr. Chance Bolton, Mr. Clayton Black, Mr. Rolando Castro, Mr. Mark McAnally, Ms. Paola Escalante-Castillo, Ms. Stephanie Robinson and Ms. Lisa Sprinkle.
ACTION TAKEN: Mr. Bolton moved to excuse the absence of Ms. Martha Gayle Reid Lynch. Mr. Castro seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously.
Agenda Item 3 - Opening remarks from the Chair and Board mission moment
Agenda Item 4 - Recognition of new and reappointed AMC Advisory Committee members
The Chair officially welcomed new committee member Mr. Frank Towery, noted the reappointment of Ms. Julia Hayes, and recognized the service of outgoing member Mr. David Mentesana.
Agenda Item 5 - General comments from visitors on non-agenda items.
Agenda Item 6 - Ratification of the official record of the August 19, 2022 Board meeting as approved for posting on the website by the Secretary of the Board
ACTION TAKEN: Mr. Castro moved to ratify the minutes as presented. Ms. Robinson seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously.
Agenda Item 7 - Final orders and surrenders in the matter of:
a. Complaint #22-017 (Tracy Dwayne Norris, TX-1335492-R)
b. Complaint #22-420 (Javier Rodriguez, TX-1322100-R)
Agenda Item 8 - Report by Education & Licensing Committee
Agenda Item 9 - Report by Enforcement Committee
Agenda Item 10 - Report by Executive Committee
Agenda Item 11 - Report by AMC Advisory Committee
Agenda Item 12 - Report by TREC and TALCB Joint Audit Committee
Agenda Item 13 - Staff reports on agency operations, initiatives and statistical data
Agenda Item 14 - Discussion and possible action to adopt amendments to 22 Tex. Admin. Code, Chapter 159:
a. §159.1. Definitions
b. §159.3. Appraisal Management Company Advisory Committee
c. §159.52. Fees
d. §159.102. Eligibility for Registration; Ownership
e. §159.103. Applications
f. §159.105. Denial of Registration or Renewal of Registration
g. §159.109. Inactive Status
h. §159.201. Guidelines for Revocation, Suspension, or Denial of a License
i. §159.204. Complaint Processing
ACTION TAKEN: Mr. Black moved for the adoption of the rules as published. Mr. Bolton seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously.
Agenda Item 15 - Executive session to discuss pending litigation or receive advice of legal counsel pursuant to Texas Government Code §551.071
The Board did not hold an executive session.
Agenda Items 16 & 17 - Discussion and possible action to propose repeal of 22 Tex. Admin. Code §153.24, Complaint Processing; and
Discussion and possible action to propose new 22 Tex. Admin. Code, Chapter 153:
a. §153.24. Complaint Processing
b. §153.241. Sanctions Guidelines
ACTION TAKEN: Mr. Bolton moved that the repeal and new rules be published in the Texas Register for public comment as presented. Ms. Robinson seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously.
Agenda Item 18 - Discussion and possible action to close review of 22 Tex. Admin. Code Chapter 159, Rules Relating to the Provisions of the Texas Appraisal Management Company Registration and Regulation Act
ACTION TAKEN: Ms. Robinson moved that review of 22 Tex. Admin. Code Chapter 159 be closed. Mr. Castro seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously.
Agenda Item 19 - Discussion regarding FY2022 Annual Internal Audit Report and FY2023 and FY2024 Annual Internal Audit Plan
Agenda Item 20 - Report on Fall 2022 Association of Appraiser Regulatory Officials Conference
Agenda Item 21 - Discussion and possible action regarding nominations to create a slate of candidates for the offices of Vice Chair and Secretary of the Board
ACTION TAKEN: Mr. Bolton nominated Ms. Reid Lynch for Vice Chair and Mr. McAnally for Secretary of the Board.
Agenda Item 22 - Discussion and possible action regarding Legislative Initiatives
ACTION TAKEN: Ms. Robinson moved that the Board direct staff to proceed with the legislative initiatives as presented and appoint the Chair to serve as the contact person and representative for legislative matters. Mr. Castro seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously.
Agenda Item 23 - Discussion and possible action regarding the submission of comments in response to the ASB's Fourth Exposure Draft for changes to USPAP
No action was taken.
Agenda Item 24 - Discussion and possible action regarding the submission of comments in response to the AQB's Exposure Draft for changes to the Criteria
No action was taken.
Agenda Item 25 - Discussion and possible action regarding agenda items for future meetings
Agenda Item 26 - Discussion and possible action to schedule future meeting dates
Future meeting dates were confirmed for February 3, 2023 and May 19, 2023, and tentatively set for August 18, 2023.
Agenda Item 27 - The Chair adjourned the meeting at 10:35am.