|(a) Time Limit for Appeal. An appeal of a designation or redesignation
of a workforce area must be delivered to the Council no later than 30 days
after the date the designation or redesignation was made.
(b) Contents of Appeal. An appeal shall be in writing and shall
include the specific reasons for appealing the designation or redesignation.
The request shall also include any new information the requestor seeks to
have considered in the appeal process.
(c) Notice of Appeal. When an appeal is received, notice of
the appeal shall be published in the Texas Register
with a statement inviting input, specifying the deadline for submitting
written input. The council, at its discretion, may also schedule a public
meeting at which oral comments on the appeal will be accepted.
(d) Consideration of Proposal or Request. The Council may consider
an appeal or may designate a committee to do so and make a report to the Council.
In considering an appeal, all relevant information may be reviewed in addition
to the information submitted with the appeal and the information obtained
during the public comment process.
(e) Recommendation. After considering an appeal, the Council
shall make a recommendation to the Governor within 120 days of the date of
receipt of the appeal request.