Streaming Event Access and Public Testimony Instructions

The January 2022 Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Meeting will be held by teleconference and in person at the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Austin Headquarters.

Details for the January 2022 Commission Meeting will be posted to this page. Please check back regularly to ensure that nothing has changed.

Wednesday Work Session

  • January 26, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.
  • There are Three ways to access the streamed Work Session:
    1. Audio: Listen to the audio stream.
    2. Audio and Slides: Join the Zoom event
    3. Telephone: Call (888) 251-2949 When prompted, use the access code: 4113408#

Thursday Commission Meeting

Instructions for Accessing the Meeting

Access the Meeting Using a Web Browser

  • Listen to the audio stream
  • Listen to the audio and view the slides with Zoom:
  • For the best streaming experience, here are a few things to consider:
    • Use a reliable internet connection capable of streaming audio.
    • Turn off all other software that is running on your computer.
    • Avoid streaming other content on your network to conserve bandwidth.
    • If you have issues with the stream, try disconnecting from the meeting and reconnecting to see if the problem resolves.

Access the Meeting Using a Telephone

Listen to the meeting in progress by calling a toll-free telephone number.

  • Call (888) 251-2949 When prompted, use the access code: 4113408#

Instructions for Making Comments

Providing Comments at the Commission Meeting by Teleconference:

  1. Fill out the online registration form to register before 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 26th:
  2. Please read the form carefully and provide all of the information requested.
  3. Fill out a form for each individual agenda item for which you wish to address the Commission.
  4. We will email you a telephone number and access code.
  5. When discussion begins on the item for which you wish to speak, please call the provided phone number and wait on hold.
  6. When public comment begins and the Chairman calls your name, we will unmute you and you can begin to speak.
  7. You are given three minutes to speak.
  8. After you are done with your remarks you will be placed on mute and you can then hang up.
  9. We will proceed in this fashion until everyone is done speaking.

Providing Comments at the Commission Meeting in Person

  • The public may register to speak and submit comments to the Commission in person at the TPWD Headquarters, 4200 Smith School Rd., Austin, TX, 78744, on Thursday, January 27th.
  • Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
  • Public testimony will normally be limited to three minutes per person on each item labeled “ACTION” during the Commission meeting.
  • Distancing and cleaning protocols will be in place at TPWD Headquarters to minimize risk to the public from COVID-19.
  • Use of face coverings is encouraged while not speaking to the Commission.
  • If you feel sick or have been exposed to COVID-19, please use the online public comment and teleconference options to participate in the Commission meeting.

 

If you have questions or concerns about public participation in this meeting or need special accommodations, please contact Dee Halliburton at 512-389-4802.