TREC Inspector Committee
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Note: While the written portion of the minutes below are published in agenda order, the commission may have taken items out of order.
Agenda Item 1 Call to Order.
The meeting was called to order at 9:07 AM.
Committee members in attendance:
Steve Rinehart (Chair), Doyle Williamson, Brad Phillips Barbara Evans, Matt Hart, Lee Warren, and Dianna Rose.
Committee Members attending via telephone:
Bill Jones (Commissioner).
TREC Staff in Attendance:
Kerri Lewis (General Counsel), Kristen Worman, (Deputy General Counsel), Kerri Lewis (General Counsel), Michael Molloy (Staff Attorney), Mark Moore (Director, TREC SES), Tony Slagle (Government Affairs), Jennifer Wheeler (Education Manager, and Gwen Jackson (Director ELS).
Members of the public in attendance:
Stan and Donna Harbuck (School for Better Inspection), Roy Carter (Champions School), and Eddie Doran (Legends Real Estate School).
COMMITEE ACTION: A motion was made by Brad Phillips, seconded by Lee Warren, to excuse the absence of Committee Member Greg Eakin. The motion passed unanimously.
Agenda Item 2 Ratification of the minutes of the August 7, 2015 meeting.
COMMITEE ACTION: A motion was made by Mr. Warren, seconded by Doyle Williamson, to ratify the minutes of the August 7, 2015 meeting. The motion passed unanimously.
Agenda Item 3 General comments from visitors on non-agenda items.
No comments were made.
Agenda Item 4 Reports from Subcommittee.
Reports were given by:
No Enforcement Subcommittee report was given.
No Education Subcommittee report was given.
Agenda Item 5 Staff reports from Administration & Management Services, Standards & Enforcement Services and Education & Licensing Services.
Reports were given by:
No report was given for Administration & Management Services.
Agenda Item 6 Discussion and possible action regarding comments concerning amendments to 22 TAC, Chapter 535 Subchapter R (Real Estate Inspectors.
COMMITEE ACTION: No action was taken by the committee.
Agenda Item 7 Discussion and possible action regarding comments concerning amendments to 22 TAC, Chapter 535 Subchapter F (qualifying education) and 22 TAC, Chapter 535 Subchapter G (continuing education.
Comments were made by:
COMMITEE ACTION: Mr. Phillips made a motion, seconded by Dr. Evans, to that staff's recommended modifications to the rules as proposed be adopted by the Commission. Motion passed unanimously.
Agenda Item 8 Discussion and possible action regarding recommendations from the SOP Subcommittee.
No action taken on this agenda item.
Agenda Item 9 Request for future meeting agenda items.
Possible future agenda item: Delegating the authority granted to the full committee to review and provide recommendations for inspector courses to the Education Subcommittee.
Agenda Item 10 Discussion of future meeting dates.
The next meeting of the Real Estate Inspector Meeting was scheduled for February 1, 2016 at 9:00 AM.
Agenda Item 11 Adjourn.