July 12, 2013, Number 26


Get Involved in the Regional Water Planning Process
During the recently-concluded regular legislative session, significant legislation relating to water funding passed.  House Bill 4 and Senate Joint Resolution 1...


Second Special Session: City-Related Bills Filed
  • Finance and Administration
    2S.J.R. 8 (Campbell) - Rainy Day Fund: would amend the Texas Constitution to expressly provide that the state's Rainy Day Fund may be used...  
  • Personnel
    2S.B. 28 (Davis) - Employment Discrimination: would track the language of the federal Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act and would: (1) extend the statute...  
  • Public Safety
    2S.B. 21 (Campell) - Concealed Handguns: would authorize a concealed handgun license holder to carry a concealed handgun in certain places...  
  • Transportation
    2H.B. 36 (Burnam) - Transportation Funding:  would authorize the use of existing state transportation dollars for design-build contracts...  
  • Utilities and Environment
    2H.B. 31 (Larson) - Water Rate Proceedings: would provide that a county, on behalf of water rate payers in unincorporated areas of the county, may...

TML Business Service Partner Spotlight: FOIA Systems (Open Records Management System)

TML Business Service Partners can help you improve communications, lower expenses, and maximize revenue streams. FOIA Systems, a product of WebQA, is a simple-to-use, yet powerful web-based software application that automates and manages the open records process. This complete solution ensures compliance with state law, centralizes requests in one location, provides complete reporting, and enforces consistent handling of all requests. FOIA Systems supports programs for cities of all sizes. For a full description of the valuable services our partners provide, visit the TML Business Service Partner page on the TML website.


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How Cities Work-2013 Edition

How Cities Work is a collection of articles describing the important functions and vital services cities provide. TML member cities can order copies of this useful reference and educational publication by emailing the TML Member Services Department. Please include your mailing address and the number of copies you would like to receive. The booklets are available at no charge to TML member cities.

Region 7
July 12, 2013
Leon Valley
Meeting Information
Region 6
July 18, 2013

Region 2
July 18, 2013

Region 9
July 25, 2013

Region 14
August 16-17, 2013

Region 5
September 4, 2013
Wichita Falls

September 12, 2013
Aransas Pass

Region 3
September 19, 2013
For more information on a specific meeting, contact rpitts@tml.org.

September 13

September 18

October 8-11
TML Annual Conference and Exhibition
October 23-25
GFOAT Fall Conference

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