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11/18/2016 at 10:00 am
Stephen F. Austin Building, Room 170
1700 North Congress
Austin, TX 78701

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TALCB Board Meeting


These minutes set out the agenda item, the subject matter discussed, and any action taken on each item. To hear the full discussion on any agenda item, click on the link, and you will be taken directly to that section of the meeting video on the right side of the screen.

Note: While the written portion of the minutes below are published in agenda order, the Board may have taken items out of order.

Agenda Item 1 - Call to order and pledges of allegiance

Agenda Item 2 - Roll call and discussion and possible action to excuse Board members 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. Jim Jeffries, Mr. Buster Renfrow, Mr. Clayton Black, Mr. Chance Bolton, Mr. Tony Peña, Ms. Martha Gayle Reid Lynch, Mr. Alex Sostre, and Ms. Joyce Yannuzzi.

Agenda Item 3 - Welcome new Board members and recognize outgoing Board members

The Chair officially welcomed new Board members Mr. Chance Bolton, Mr. Tony Peña, Ms. Martha Gayle Reid Lynch, Mr. Alex Sostre, and Ms. Joyce Yannuzzi. 

The Chair also recognized outgoing members Mr. Walker Beard, Ms. Laurie Fontana, Mr. Jesse Barba, Mr. Brian Padden, and Mr. Patrick Carlson for their service on the Board.   

Agenda Item 4 - Comments from members of the public regarding non-agenda items

No public comments were offered.

Agenda Item 5 - Executive session to discuss pending litigation or receive advice of counsel pursuant to Texas Government Code §551.071

ACTION TAKEN: The Chair called the Board into executive session at 10:20am.

The Chair reconvened the meeting at 11:30am.

Agenda Items 6 & 7 - Consent Agenda

Ratification of the official record of the August 19, 2016 Board meeting as approved for posting on the website by the Secretary of the Board

Approval of agreed final orders and surrenders in the matter of:

a. Complaint #15-198 & 15-263 (Earl Raphe Shipman, TX-1321505-R)

b. Complaint #16-074 (Don Carroll Box, TX-1322072-R)

c. Complaint #16-077 (John William Schuhmacher, TX-1338810-R)

d. Complaint #16-141 (Jill Davis Hoffman, TX-1337093-R)

e. Complaint #16-168 (Pamela McDaniel, Unlicensed)

f. Complaint #15-361, 15-362, 15-363, 15-364 & 15-365 (Kristin C. Nielson, TX-1334664-R)

g. Complaint #16-066 & 16-067 (Heath Dean Hanson, TX-1335186-R)

ACTION TAKEN: Mr. Jeffries moved that the Board ratify and approve items 6, 7a-7d, and 7f. Mr. Black seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously. Items 7e and 7g were withdrawn, and no action was taken on those items.

Agenda Item 8 - Discussion and possible action regarding request for modification of agreed order in the matter of Complaint #15-326, 15-327 & 16-190 (John C. Vinton, TX-1327349-R)

ACTION TAKEN: Mr. Renfrow moved to approve the request for modification as recommended by staff. Mr. Peña seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously.

Agenda Item 9 - Report by AMC Advisory Committee

Agenda Item 10 - Report by Education Committee

Agenda Item 11 - Report by Enforcement Committee

Agenda Item 12 - Staff reports on processes, monthly activities, and statistical data

Agenda Item 13 - Discussion and possible action to adopt amendments to 22 TAC §153.15, Experience Required for Licensing

ACTION TAKEN: Mr. Black moved for the adoption of the rule as published. Ms. Reid Lynch seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously.

Agenda Item 14a - Discussion and possible action to adopt amendments to 22 TAC §159.52, Fees

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

Agenda Item 14b - Discussion and possible action to adopt amendments to 22 TAC §159.161, Appraiser Panel

ACTION TAKEN: Mr. Peña moved for the adoption of the rule as published. Mr. Black seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously.

Agenda Item 14c - Discussion and possible action to adopt amendments to 22 TAC §159.201, Guidelines for Revocation, Suspension, or Denial of a License

ACTION TAKEN: Mr. Renfrow moved for the adoption of the rule as published. Mr. Jeffries seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously.

Agenda Item 15a - Discussion and possible action to propose amendments to 22 TAC §153.5, Fees

ACTION TAKEN: Mr. Black moved that the amendments be proposed for publication in the Texas Register for public comment as presented. Ms. Yannuzzi seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously. 

Agenda Item 15b - Discussion and possible action to propose amendments to 22 TAC §153.19, Licensing for Persons with Criminal History

ACTION TAKEN: Mr. Jeffries moved that the amendments be proposed for publication in the Texas Register for public comment as presented. Mr. Sostre seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously.

Agenda Item 16 - Update regarding Appraisal Subcommittee's proposed rule related to collection of AMC National Registry fees

Agenda Item 17 - Update regarding 2nd AQB Exposure Draft of Proposed Changes to the Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria

Agenda Item 18 - Discussion and possible action on recommendations from Enforcement Committee regarding changes to experience log instructions

ACTION TAKEN: Mr. Peña moved that the Board adopt the changes as presented. Mr. Bolton seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously.

Agenda Item 19 - Discussion and possible action regarding possible legislative changes for 2017

ACTION TAKEN: Mr. Jeffries moved that the Board appoint the Chair as the contact person for proposed legislative changes. Mr. Black seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously. 

Agenda Item 20 - Discussion and possible action regarding floor nominations to create a slate of candidates for the offices of Vice Chair and Secretary of the Board.

ACTION TAKEN: The Chair opened the floor for nominations. Mr. Black nominated Mr. Jeffries for Vice Chair and Mr. Renfrow for Secretary. Ms. Reid Lynch moved to cease nominations. Mr. Bolton seconded the motion, and the Board approved the motion unanimously.     

Agenda Item 21 - Request for potential future meeting agenda items

Agenda Item 22 - Discussion and possible action to schedule future meeting dates

Future meeting dates were confirmed for February 9, 2017 and May 5, 2017.

Agenda Item 23 - The Chair adjourned the meeting at 1:05pm.