April 22, 2021 - 1:00pm
This agenda has been revised to add new Item Number 2: Introduction of New Texas Diabetes Council members.
Location: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be conducted virtually using Microsoft Teams only. There is not a physical location for this meeting.
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Attendees who wish to provide public comment should see the Public Comment section below.
Please note that this governmental meeting is, in the opinion of counsel representing the Health and Human Services system, an open meeting subject to Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, and the Health and Human Services System is providing notice of this meeting as required by Chapter 551.
The Council may take action on any agenda item.
Public Comment: The Health and Human Services system welcomes public comments pertaining to topics related to the Texas Diabetes Council. Members of the public who would like to provide public comment are asked to complete a Public Comment form.
Members of the public who would like to provide written public comment to DSHS may email no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 20, 2021. Please include your name and the organization you are representing, or that you are speaking as a private citizen. Staff will not read written comments aloud during the meeting, but comments will be forwarded to State staff and committee members for their consideration. Comments should not include confidential information or protected health information.
If you would like to register to provide oral comments, please mark the correct box on the registration form. Instructions for providing oral comment will be emailed to you. Registration must be completed no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 20, 2021. Members of the public may also use the Microsoft Teams Live Event Q&A section during the meeting to submit a request to provide public comment. The request must contain your name and either the organization you are representing or that you are speaking as a private citizen as well as your direct phone number. Do not include confidential information or protected health information in comments.
Public comment is limited to three minutes. Each speaker must state their name and either the organization they are representing or that they are speaking as a private citizen. Public members who are using handouts are asked to provide an electronic copy in accessible PDF format. Handouts are limited to two pages (paper size: 8.5” by 11”, one side only). Handouts must be emailed immediately after registering and include the name of the person who will be commenting. Do not include confidential information or protected health information in handouts. Staff will not read handouts aloud during the meeting, but handouts will be provided to members of the Advisory Committee and State staff. It is not permissible for public speakers to interject or ask questions to committee members during the rest of the meeting.
Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to Ashley Doyle or leave a message at (512) 776-2883. Due to COVID-19, staff are working remotely and will return your call within one business day.
This meeting is open to the public. No reservations are required, and there is no cost to attend this meeting.
Persons who want to attend the meeting and require assistive technology or services should contact Ashley Doyle or (512)776-2883 at least 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements may be made.