TPWD receives federal assistance from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and other federal agencies. TPWD is therefore subject to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, in addition to state anti-discrimination laws. TPWD will comply with state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability.
If you require an accommodation or informational materials in an alternative form, please contact Carla Beavers at (512) 389-4911 (telephone). Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may contact the agency on a Text Telephone (TDD) at (512) 389-8915 or by Relay Texas at 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2989.
If you believe that you have been discriminated against in any TPWD program, activity or event, you may contact Dawn Heikkila, Deputy Executive Director, Policy and Administration, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, Texas 78744, (512) 389-4727 (telephone), firstname.lastname@example.org (email). Alternatively, you may contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Diversity and Inclusive Workforce Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041.
Public testimony will be taken on items labeled “Action Item.” Public testimony will normally be limited to three minutes per person.
In addition to the items for which an Executive Session is scheduled; the Council may meet in Executive (Closed) Session on any item listed above if authorized by the Texas Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code, Chapter 551.
Items may be taken up in an order other than that listed on the Agenda.