Agenda — September 2017 Emergency Council Meeting

2017 Council and Committee Meetings

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
2:00 PM
6201 East Oltorf #600
Austin, TX 78741

Emergency Statement: In accordance with Government Code section 551.045, the Council will hold an emergency meeting. Due to Hurricane Harvey in August 2017, the reasonably unforeseeable nature of the event, and the impact on the public health and safety of Texas residents with developmental disabilities who reside in affected counties, an urgent public necessity exists for the Council to take immediate action to ensure funds are disbursed to assist individuals with disabilities in obtaining needed community support. The meeting will take place, in whole or in part, via telephone conference in accordance with Government Code section 551.125. The meeting is open to the public at the location noted on this agenda. This location will provide two-way communication during the entire conference-call meeting, and will be open to the public, except in the event a portion of the meeting must be closed for a reason authorized by the Open Meetings Act, Government Code Ch. 551.

Call to Order

  1. Introductions, Certification of Quorum

  2. Public Comments

  3. Ratify Statement of Justification for Emergency Meeting — Action Item

  4. Grant funding as authorized by Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AIDD) as authorized by Title I, Subtitle B of Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000 (DD Act), P.L. 106-402; to be administered by The Arc of Texas — Action Item

  5. Announcements and Updates


The Board may meet in closed session on any agenda item listed above as authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Gov. Code Chapter 551. If you require auxiliary aids, services or material in an alternate format contact Koren Vogel at the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities prior to the meeting date. Listed below are the helpful numbers should assistance be required.

Phone: (512) 437-5416; E-mail:; 1-800-relay-VV (for voice), 1-800-relay-TX (for TDD).