TML Business Service Partner Spotlight: Fixed-Rate Fuel Program
The Fixed-Rate Fuel Program by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) allows cities to secure a fixed rate for transportation fuel amidst the ever-changing cost of gasoline. The program allows your city to budget for transportation fuels effectively, predictably, and at a cost savings. For a full description of the valuable services our partners provide, visit the TML Business Service Partner page on the TML website.
Don't Miss Out: Texas Municipal League Municipal Excellence Award Deadline Is June 7
The Texas Municipal League Municipal Excellence Awards recognize and encourage the achievements of Texas cities in meeting the challenge of municipal government. The competition is divided into two population categories-cities less than 25,000 in population and cities over 25,000 in population. Within each of the two population categories, there are five subject categories-management innovations, communication programs, city spirit, public safety, and public works. The deadline to submit applications is June 7, 2013.
Elected Official's Packet Has You Covered
The Elected Official's Packet contains several essential TML publications and informational materials, including the Handbook for Mayors and Councilmembers and the How Cities Work publication. TML member cities can receive one packet at no charge for each elected official, plus a reference copy for city staff. To inquire about your city's complimentary packets, send an email to the TML Member Services Department. Please include your mailing address and the number of packets you would like to receive.
Sam Houston State University's Center for Rural Studies Releases the Texas Rural Survey Results
Texans living in rural areas may have less access to quality amenities and services, but those citizens are, overall, happy in their communities, according to researchers at Sam Houston State University's Center for Rural Studies. The team of sociologists analyzed responses from 4,111 households in 22 rural communities across the state for the inaugural Texas Rural Survey, the results of which were recently released.
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