StateLeaders Confirmed for 2013 TML Annual Conference
Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples, and State Senator Dan Patrick will join Texas Tribune Editor-in-Chief-Evan Smith-for a discussion on key issues of importance to Texas cities. This discussion will be held on Friday, October 11, during the Delegates Luncheon at the TML Annual Conference. For more information about the luncheon, visit the TML Annual Conference website.
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Updated Handbook for Mayors and Councilmembers Now Available
The 2013 Handbook for Mayors and Councilmembers is now available. The handbook presents an overview of the functions, powers, and responsibilities of mayors and councilmembers. Topics include policy development, goal-setting, council meetings, conflicts of interest, standards of official conduct, budgeting, personal liability, and media relations.
TML member cities can receive one copy of the handbook at no charge for each elected official, plus a reference copy for staff. Additional copies are $20 and can be ordered on the Publications page of the TML website. To inquire about your city's complimentary copies, contact us by email or call 512-231-7400.
TML Business Service Partner Spotlight: Cable Television Franchise Management Service
Local Government Services, LLC, offers a variety of services designed to maximize the effectiveness of your cable franchise agreement. Services include determining compliance with existing franchise terms and conditions; developing public, educational, and governmental access channels (PEG); and negotiating pole attachment agreements. For a full description of the valuable services our partners provide, visit the TML Business Service Partner page on the TML website.