If you happen to be in Austin on Oct. 18th

October 18, 2013
9:00 a.m.

John H. Winters Building Public Hearing Room, 125-E
701 West 51st Street
Austin, Texas 78751

  1. Call to Order…………………………………………………………………………Gigi Bryant, Past Chair
  2. Reading, Correction, and Approval of Minutes of June 14, 2013 special meeting*
  3. Introduction of New Council Chair………………………………………..……….Gigi Bryant
  4. Agency Briefings
    1. Illegal Operations………………………………………..………………Paul Morris, CCL
    2. PEI Plan…………………………………………….……………..……Sasha Rasco, CPS
    3. APS Exploitation Prevention campaign………………………..…Beth Engelking, APS
    4. Commissioner’s Report to include: Welcoming New Council Members, Administrative Announcements and Acknowledgements, Foster Care Redesign, Sunset Review, Children’s Rights, Regional Visits and Notification of Rule Adoptions………………………John Specia
    5. Chair’s Report……………….……………………………………………………Tina Martin
  5. Public Testimony
  6. New Business
    1. Recommendation to propose rule changes in 40 TAC, Chapter 700, Child Protective Services, related to day care assistance for foster parents and other caregivers* …………………………………………………………………………Colleen McCall, CPS
    2. Recommendation to propose rule changes in 40 TAC, Chapter 700, Subchapter E, relating to Alternative Response*……………Angela Goodwin, CPS
    3. Recommendation to propose rule changes in 40 TAC, Chapter 700, Subchapter J, Assistance Programs for Relatives And Other Caregivers*………………………………………………Debra Emerson, CPS
    4. Recommendation to propose rule changes in 40 TAC, Chapter 744, Minimum Standards for School-age and Before or After-School Programs; Chapter 746, Minimum Standards For Child-Care Centers; and Chapter 747, Minimum Standards For Child-Care Homes*..……………………………………….……….Paul Morris, CCL
    5. Recommendation to propose rule changes in 40 TAC, Chapter 748, Minimum Standards for General Residential Operations; and Chapter 749, Minimum Standards for Child-Placing Agencies*……………..…………………Paul Morris, CCL
    6. Recommendation to propose rule changes in 40 TAC, Chapter 745, Licensing; and Chapter 749, Minimum Standards for Child-Placing Agencies*………………………………………………………………………………..…..Paul Morris, CCL
    7. Recommendation to adopt an emergency rule change in 40 TAC, Chapter 745, Licensing*……………………………..Paul Morris, CCL
    8. Recommendation to propose rule changes in 40 TAC, Chapter 732, Contracted Services*……………………….…………Cynthia O’Keeffe, Legal
  7. Adjourn *

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