Commission Meeting Agenda & Documents

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Thursday, February 2, 2017

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

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 external audits and/or reviews relating to the Texas Lottery Commission, including the FY 2016 annual financial audit.Item II Documents (PDF File)

III. Report, possible discussion and/or action on agency major contracts, including amendment, renewal or extension of the contracts for drawing studio and production services, instant ticket manufacturing and services, and the trademark license and promotional agreement with the Dallas Cowboys.Item III Documents (PDF File)

IV. Report, possible discussion and/or action on agency prime contracts, including amendment, renewal or extension of the contracts for promotional products and the trademark license and promotional agreement with the Houston Texans.Item IV Documents (PDF File)

V. Report, possible discussion and/or action on lottery sales and revenue, game performance, new game opportunities, advertising, promotional activities, market research, trends, and game contracts, agreements, and procedures.Item V Documents (PDF File)

VI. Report, possible discussion and/or action on transfers to the State and the agency’s budget.Item VI Documents (PDF File)

VII. Report, possible discussion and/or action on the agency’s Legislative Appropriations Request for FY 2018-2019.Item VII Documents (PDF File)

VIII. Report, possible discussion and/or action on external and internal audits and/or reviews relating to the Texas Lottery Commission, and/or on Internal Audit activities.Item VIII Documents (PDF File)

IX. 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 IX Documents (PDF File)

X. 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 X Documents (PDF File)

XI. Consideration of the status and possible approval of orders in enforcement cases:Item XI Documents (PDF File)

Draft Agreed Orders are not provided prior to Commission approval.

Lottery NSF License Revocation Cases (Default)
A. Docket No. 362-17-1250 – M Rivas Food Store No. 2
B. Docket No. 362-17-0982 – Mainland Texaco
C. Docket No. 362-17-0983 – Joy Liquor
D. Docket No. 362-17-0984 – BAC Grocery
E. Docket No. 362-17-1252 – Home Run Food Mart
F. Docket No. 362-17-1013 – Batesville One Stop
G. Docket No. 362-17-0985 – Adam’s Mini Mart
H. Docket No. 362-17-0987 – Bun Penny Food & Wine
Other Lottery Revocation Cases
I. Docket No. 362-16-4658 – Te-Jo’s Drive In
Lottery Agreed Orders
J. Case No. 2016-723 – Quick Way Foods #2
K. Case No. 2016-1056 – Foods and Energy Corner
L. Case No. 2017-99 – Munchy’s
M. Case No. 2017-135 – Greenhouse Citgo
N. Case No. 2017-136 – Bear Creek Food Store
Bingo Agreed Orders
O. Docket No. 362-16-3511.B – VFW Post 2427 Tomball
Bingo Revocation and Denial Cases
P. Docket No. 362-16-3697.B – Giorgio Rizzo (Bingo Worker)
Q. Docket No. 362-16-5598.B – Kori Clark, Sr. (Bingo Worker)
R. Docket Nos. 362-15-1666.B and 362.15.3696.B – East Plano Bingo, Inc.
S. Docket Nos. 362-16-4456.B – Pilot Club of Tyler Foundation; 362-16-4457.B – VFW Post 4002 Longview; 362-16-4458.B – American Legion Post 296; 362-16-4459.B – VFW Post 7523; and 362-16-4460.B – Pilot Club of Mineola, Inc.

XII. Public comment.Item XII Documents (PDF File)

XIII. Commission may meet in Executive Session:Item XIII Documents (PDF File)
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 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.).
Julam Investments, Inc. v. Texas Lottery Commission (Travis Co. District Court Cause No. D-1-GN-16-006124)
State of Texas v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission et al.
Legal advice regarding Texas Government Code Chapters 466 (State Lottery Act) and 467, the Bingo Enabling Act, the Open Meetings Act, the Public Information Act, the Administrative Procedure Act, employment and personnel law, procurement and contract law, evidentiary and procedural law, ethics laws, and general government law.
Legal advice regarding any item on this open meeting agenda.

XIV. 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.Item XIV Documents (PDF File)

XV. Adjournment.Item XV Documents (PDF File)

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