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June 2014 fire fighter advisory committee meeting agenda

June 26, 2014, 9:00 a.m., William B. Travis Building, 1701 N. Congress Ave., Room 1-104, Austin, Texas 78701.

The following is a tentative agenda. This agenda may be amended at the request of the executive director or a committee member prior to the meeting to the extent allowed by the Administrative Procedure and Texas Register Act and the Texas Open Meetings Act.

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need auxiliary aids or services, such as interpreters for persons who are hearing impaired, readers, large print or Braille, are requested to contact the agency at (512) 936-3838 two days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

The Fire Fighter Advisory Committee will convene in open session to deliberate and possibly take formal action on any of the following agenda items:

  1. Roll call - 9:00 a.m.
  2. Adoption of April 2, 2014 Fire Fighter Advisory Committee meeting minutes.
  3. Report from the Curriculum and Testing Committee with discussion and possible action on recommendations regarding possible changes to the Certification Curriculum Manual, including but not limited to:
    1. Driver Operator Curriculum, outline and reference list
    2. Fire Investigator Curriculum, outline and reference list
    3. Fire Officer I Curriculum, outline and reference list
    4. Fire Officer II Curriculum, outline and reference list
    5. Fire Officer III Curriculum, outline and reference list
    6. Fire Officer IV Curriculum, outline and reference list
  4. Discussion and possible action regarding proposed rule changes to title 37 TAC, Chapter 421, Standards for Certification, including but not limited to, §421.1, Procedures for Meetings, §421.3, Minimum Standards Set by the Commission, §421.5 Definitions, §421.9, Designation of Fire Protection Duties, §421.11, Requirement to be Certified Within One Year, §421.13, Individual Certificate Holders, §421.15, Extension of Training Period, and §421.17, Requirement to Maintain Certification.
  5. Discussion and possible action regarding proposed rule changes to title 37 TAC, Chapter 441, Continuing Education, including but not limited to, §441.1, Objective, §441.3, Definitions, §441.5, Requirements, §441.7, Continuing Education for Structure Fire Protection Personnel, §441.9, Continuing Education for Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Personnel, §441.11, Continuing Education for Marine Fire Protection Personnel, §441.13, Continuing Education for Fire Inspection Personnel, §441.15, Continuing Education for Arson Investigator or Fire Investigator, §441.17, Continuing Education for Hazardous Materials Technician, §441.19, Continuing Education for Head of a Fire Department, §441.21, Continuing Education for Fire Service Instructor, and §441.23, Continuing Education for Widland Fire Fighter.
  6. Discussion and possible action regarding proposed rule changes to title 37 TAC, Chapter 449, Head of a Fire Department, including but not limited to, §449.1, Minimum Standards for the Head of a Fire Department, §449.3, Minimum Standards for Certification as Head of a Suppression Fire Department, §449.5, Minimum Standards for Certification as Head of a Prevention Only Department.
  7. Discussion and possible action regarding proposed rule changes to title 37 TAC, Chapter 457, Incident Safety Officer, including but not limited to, §457.1, Incident Safety Officer Certification, §457.3, Minimum Standards for Incident Safety Officer Certification, and §457.5, Examination Requirements.
  8. Discussion regarding status of issue related to protective clothing for airport firefighters and the National Fire Protection Association's response to the formal interpretation request.
  9. Discussion and possible action on future meeting dates, locations and agenda items.
  10. Adjourn meeting.

Upcoming events

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Agenda
Notebook (PDF)

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Fire and life safety educator ad hoc committee meeting
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Commission workshop
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