HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
COMMITTEE: Land & Resource Management
TIME & DATE: 10:00 AM, Wednesday, September 21, 2016
The Committee will meet to consider the following interim charges:
Examine current regulatory authority available to municipalities in their extraterritorial jurisdiction. Study current annexation policies in Texas. Make necessary legislative recommendations to ensure a proper balance between development, municipal regulations, and the needs of citizens in Texas.
Conduct legislative oversight and monitoring of the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction and the implementing of relevant legislation passed by the 84th Legislature, and specifically:
a. consider any reforms to state agencies to make them more
responsive to Texas taxpayers and citizens;
b. identify issues regarding the agency or its governance that may be
appropriate to investigate, improve, remedy, or eliminate;
c. determine whether an agency is operating in a transparent and
efficient manner; and
d. identify opportunities to streamline programs and services while
maintaining the mission of the agency and its programs.
The committee will hear invited and public testimony.
NOTICE OF ASSISTANCE AT PUBLIC MEETINGS
Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance, such as a sign language interpreter, are requested to contact Stacey Nicchio at (512) 463-0850, 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.