Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced the following appointments:
Senator Paul Bettencourt
The Comptroller’s Property Value Study Advisory Committee advises the comptroller on rules governing the conduct of studies to determine the taxable value of property in each school district.
Agriculture Policy Board
Senator Charles Perry
Senator Lois Kolkhorst
Senator Bob Hall
Senator Jose Rodriguez
The Agriculture Policy Board reviews legislation, budgets, and statutes to recommend strategies for agricultural production, income, and employment that benefits consumers. It promotes efficient and sustainable use of natural resources.
Edwards Aquifer Legislative Oversight Committee
Senator Charles Perry – Co-Chair
Senator Donna Campbell
Senator Carlos Uresti
The committee’s purpose is to examine the effectiveness of state and local governmental entities in meeting the purposes of the Edward Aquifer Authority.
Texas State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision
Senator Konni Burton
The Texas State Council’s primary purpose is to advise the state administrator of the interstate compact for adult offender supervision and provide guidance on the administration of the compact.
Texas Facilities Commission
Joseph Slovacek – partner at Hoover Slovacek LLP.
The main purpose of this commission is to control and maintain repair of state buildings, grounds, and property. It constructs, purchases or leases state buildings, grounds, or property; manages certain child care services for state employees; and oversees surplus and salvage property.
“I am confident that my latest announcement of appointees will have a positive and lasting impact on a wide range of issues that affect all Texans,” said Patrick.