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Commission Meeting Agenda & Documents

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Thursday, August 12, 2021

10:00 a.m.
Texas Lottery Commission
611 E. 6th Street
Austin, Texas 78701
Auditorium

I. The Texas Lottery Commission will call the meeting to order. Item I Documents (PDF File)

Pledge of Allegiance to the U.S. and Texas flags.

Texas Pledge: “Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible.”

II. Report by the Bingo Advisory Committee (BAC) Chairman; possible discussion and/or action on the BAC’s activities, including removal and appointment of committee members, continuation of the BAC, and the BAC’s annual work plan for FY 2022. Item II Documents (PDF File)

III. Report, possible discussion and/or action on proposals for internal audit services (RFP No. 362-2021-0004), including approval to execute contract. Item III Documents (PDF File)

IV.  Report, possible discussion and/or action on agency major contracts, including the procurement for the contract for advertising media services. Item IV Documents (PDF File)

V.  Report, possible discussion and/or action on agency prime contracts, including the procurement for the contract for lottery drawings CPA services. Item V Documents (PDF File)

VI.  Report, possible discussion and/or action on agency prime contracts, including amendment, renewal or extension of the contract for internal control system and related services. Item VI Documents (PDF File)

VII. Consideration of and possible discussion and/or action, including proposal, on amendments to 16 TAC §401.153 (Qualifications for License). Item VII Documents (PDF File)

VIII. Consideration of and possible discussion and/or action, including proposal, on amendments to 16 TAC §401.101 (Lottery Procurement Procedures). Item VIII Documents (PDF File)

IX.  Report, possible discussion and/or action on the agency’s comprehensive business plan pursuant to State Lottery Act §466.028. Item IX Documents (PDF File)

X.  Report, possible discussion and/or action on lottery sales and revenue, game performance, new game opportunities, advertising, promotional activities, market research, trends, and game contracts, agreements, and procedures. Item X Documents (PDF File)

XI.  Report, possible discussion and/or action on transfers to the State and the agency’s budget status. Item XI Documents (PDF File)

XII. Report, possible discussion and/or action on FY 2022 Operating Budget. Item XII Documents (PDF File)

XIII.  Report, possible discussion and/or action on external and internal audits and/or reviews relating to the Texas Lottery Commission, and/or on Internal Audit activities, including approval of the FY 2021 Annual Internal Audit Report and FY 2022 Annual Internal Audit Plan. Item XIII Documents (PDF File)

XIV. Report by the Charitable Bingo Operations Director and possible discussion and/or action on the Charitable Bingo Operations Division’s activities, including licensing, accounting and audit activities, reports, and special projects. Item XIV Documents (PDF File)

XV.  Report by the Executive Director and possible discussion and/or action on the agency’s operational status, major contracts, agency procedures, awards, and FTE status. Item XV Documents (PDF File)

XVI. Consideration of the status and possible approval of orders in enforcement cases: Item XVI Documents (PDF File)

Lottery NSF License Revocation Cases (Default)

A.  Docket No. 362-21-2000 – Beni Mart

B.  Docket No. 362-21-2093 – KG Corner Store

C.  Docket No. 362-21-2381 – Papa’s Market

Lottery Agreed Orders

D.  Case No. 2021-372 – Food Mart

E.  Case No. 2021-378 – Lucky Food Store #2

F. Case No. 2021-379 – Ramy’s Mart

G.  Case No. 2021-720 – Shop N Fuel

H.  Case No. 2021-748 – Gilliam’s Grocery

XVII.  Public comment. Item XVII Documents (PDF File)

XVIII.  Commission may meet in Executive Session: Item XVIII Documents (PDF File)

A. To deliberate personnel matters, including the appointment, employment, evaltestion, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of the Executive Director and/or Charitable Bingo Operations Director, pursuant to §551.074 of the Texas Government Code.

B.  To deliberate the duties of the General Counsel and/or the Human Resources Director pursuant to §551.074 of the Texas Government Code.

C.  To receive legal advice regarding pending or contemplated litigation or settlement offers, or other legal advice, pursuant to §551.071(1) and (2) of the Texas Government Code, including but not limited to legal advice regarding the following items:

Pending litigation regarding Fun 5’s Scratch Ticket Game #1592, including Travis County District Court Docket No. D-1-GN-14-005114 (Steele, et al. v. GTECH Corp.) and Dallas County District Court Docket No. DC-14-14838 (Nettles v. GTECH Corp.);

Legal advice regarding the Governor’s March 13, 2020 COVID-19 state of disaster declaration (as renewed thereafter) and related Texas Lottery Commission matters, Texas Government Code Chapters 466 (State Lottery Act) and 467 (Texas Lottery Commission), the Bingo Enabling Act, the Open Meetings Act, the Public Information Act, the Administrative Procedure Act, employment and personnel law, procurement and contract law, evidentiary and procedural law, ethics laws, and general government law.

Legal advice regarding any item on this open meeting agenda.  

XIX.  Return to open session for further deliberation and possible action on any matter posted for discussion in Executive Session.  Any matter posted for Executive Session also may be the subject of discussion and/or action in open session. Item XIX Documents (PDF File)

XX.  Adjournment. Item XX Documents (PDF File)

 

Notice of Assistance at Public Meetings. Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who need auxiliary aids or services such as interpreters for persons who are deaf or hearing impaired, readers, large print or Braille, should contact Debbie Jamieson at (512) 344-5038 at least four (4) work days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.