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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

COMMITTEE:   County Affairs 

TIME & DATE: 10:00 AM, Tuesday, July 17, 2012 

PLACE:       E2.030 
CHAIR:       Rep. Garnet Coleman 

 

 

The committee will meet to hear invited and public testimony on the following interim charges:

 

Interim Charge #1:  Study county-related issues arising from population growth in unincorporated areas with regard to existing and new developments and the provision of services, including garbage disposal, fire protection, road maintenance, electricity, and water and wastewater service. Make necessary legislative recommendations for improving problems in these areas of the state.

 

Interim Charge #2: Study opportunities for cost savings through the abolishment of certain elected offices or the consolidation of county services.

 

Interim Charge #3:  Conduct a general study of issues facing county jails. The study should include innovative ways to address overcrowding, the impact homelessness has on the county jail population, and recommendations for handling inmates undergoing detoxification and withdrawal from drugs and alcohol.

 

Interim Charge #4:  Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction and the implementation of relevant legislation passed by the 82nd Legislature.

·                Texas Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement Program Medicaid 1115 Waiver

 

 

 

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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 Stacey Nicchio at (512) 463-0850, 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.