Monday, July 14, 2008

ACTION ALERT: Sunset Review Hearing of TxDOT Tuesday, July 15th

By Martha Estes - July 13, 2008

This is the last reminder of the particulars of this IMPORTANT Hearing. The link below will allow you to watch the meeting on the internet if you cannot attend.

Scheduled Sunset TxDOT Meeting:
July 15, 2008 – 9:00 am
Room E1.030, Capitol Extension – House Appropriations Committee Room
Questions: 512.463.1300


9:00 a.m.
Call to Order
Approval of Minutes
Commission Decisions:
Texas Racing Commission/Equine Research Account Advisory Committee
Staff Presentation and Public Testimony: *Department of Transportation
Other Business

* Witness Affirmation Form. If you plan to testify, please submit your Witness Affirmation Form 30 minutes before the start of the meeting. If presenting written testimony, please provide 15 copies.

Meeting materials will be available on Friday, July 11.

Staff reports on the above agencies are available.

The meeting is broadcast live on the Internet.

Current status of the proceedings will be posted on the homepage.

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 Cee Hartley at 512.463.1300, 4 days prior to the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made


Capitol COMPLEX & VISITOR Parking Garage:
EXTENSION 1 Floor: (1 print page)
EXTENSION 2 Floor: (1 print page)
FLOOR 1 & GROUND: (1 print page)
FLOORS 2,3,& 4: (1 print page)

Capitol Building DIRECTORY (Locate Offices for Senators & Representatives - Date July 2008) (4 print pages)
Menu of ALL of the MAPS of the CAPITOL:

Positions of Substance to Consider:
See TURF Recommendations. Recommendations.

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