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September 2015 fire fighter advisory committee agenda

September 23, 2015, 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 June 3, 2015 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 the following:
    1. Basic Fire Suppression Curriculum, Firefighter I
    2. Basic Fire Suppression Curriculum, Firefighter II
    3. Basic Fire Suppression Curriculum outlines
    4. Basic Fire Suppression Curriculum reference lists
    5. Driver-Operator/Pumper reference list
  4. Discussion and possible action on proposed rule changes to title 37 TAC, Chapter 421, Standards for Certification, including but not limited to §421.5, Definitions and §421.17, Requirement to Maintain Certification.
  5. Discussion and possible action on proposed rule changes to title 37 TAC, Chapter 437, Fees, including but not limited to §437.3, Certification Application Processing Fees, §437.5, Renewal Fees and §437.13, Processing Fees for Test Application.
  6. Discussion and possible action on proposed rule changes to title 37 TAC, Chapter 441, Continuing Education, including but not limited to §441.5, Requirements.
  7. Discussion and possible action on the development of a voluntary Fire and Life Safety Educator certification.
  8. Discussion and possible action regarding requirements for advisory committee members.
  9. Discussion and possible action on setting future meeting dates, locations and agenda items.
  10. Adjourn meeting.

Upcoming events

Fire fighter advisory committee meeting
December 14, 2017, 10:00 a.m., Room 1-104

Agenda
Notebook (PDF)

Curriculum and testing committee meeting
January 24-25, 2018, TCFP conference room

Commission workshop
January 24, 2018, 2:00 pm., Room 1-104

Commission meeting
January 25, 2018, Room 1-104

Fire and life safety educator ad hoc committee meeting
March 5-6, 2018, TCFP conference room

Commission meeting
April 26, 2018, 10:00 a.m., Room 1-104

Commission workshop
July 11, 2018, 2:00 pm., Room 1-104

Commission meeting
July 12, 2018 Room 1-104

Commission meeting
October 25, 2018, 10:00 a.m., Room 1-104