Commission Meeting Agenda & Documents

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Friday, August 12, 2016

10:00 a.m.
Texas Lottery Commission
611 E. 6th Street
Austin, Texas 78701

I. The Texas Lottery Commission will call the meeting to order. Item I Documents (PDF File)
Pledge of Allegiance to the U.S. and Texas flags.
Texas Pledge: “Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible.”
II. Report, possible discussion and/or action on the FY 2018-19 Legislative Appropriations Request. Item II Documents (PDF File)
III. Report by the Charitable Bingo Operations Director and possible discussion and/or action on the Charitable Bingo Operations Division’s activities, including licensing, accounting and audit activities, pull-tab review, and special projects. Item III Documents (PDF File)
IV. Report by the Executive Director and possible discussion and/or action on the agency’s operational status, major contracts, agency procedures, awards, and FTE status. Item IV Documents (PDF File)
V. Public comment.
VI. Commission may meet in Executive Session:
A. To deliberate personnel matters, including the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of the Executive Director and/or the Charitable Bingo Operations Director pursuant to Section 551.074 of the Texas Government Code.
B. To deliberate the duties of the General Counsel and/or the Human Resources Director pursuant to §551.074 of the Texas Government Code.
C. To receive legal advice regarding pending or contemplated litigation or settlement offers, or other legal advice, pursuant to §§551.071(1) and (2) of the Texas Government Code, including but not limited to legal advice regarding the following items:
Pending and potential litigation regarding Fun 5’s Scratch Ticket Game #1592, including but not limited to Travis Co. District Court Cause No. D-1-GN-14-005114, Third District Court of Appeals Cause No. 03-16-00172-CV (Steele, et al. v. GTECH Corp.); Dallas Co. District Court Cause No. DC-14-14838, Fifth District Court of Appeals Cause No. 05-15-01559-CV (Nettles v. GTECH Corp. and Texas Lottery Commission); and El Paso County Court Cause No. 2014-DCV-4113 (McDonald v. GTECH Corp.).
State of Texas v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission et al.
Legal advice regarding the State Lottery Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 467, the Bingo Enabling Act, the Open Meetings Act, the Administrative Procedure Act, employment law, personnel law, procurement and contract law, evidentiary and procedural law, ethics law, and general government law.
Legal advice regarding any item on this open meeting agenda.
VII. Return to open session for further deliberation and possible action on any matter posted for discussion in Executive Session. Any matter posted for Executive Session also may be the subject of discussion and/or action in open session prior to Executive Session.
VIII. Adjournment.


Notice of Assistance at Public Meetings. Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who need auxiliary aids or services such as interpreters for persons who are deaf or hearing impaired, readers, large print or Braille, should contact Eric Williams at (512) 344-5241 at least four (4) work days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

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