TML Launches New Budget, Tax Rate, and Audit Workshop Designed for elected officials and staff who have a role in developing and/or implementing the city budget, this one-day workshop will cover:
- The basics of the budget and tax rate process
- How to forecast revenues
- What the audit means
- How the politics fit into the budgeting process
|May 9, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.|
Abilene Civic Center, Abilene
|June 6, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.|
City of Conroe Tower, Conroe
Thanks to the generous support from the cities of Abilene and Conroe, the Budget, Tax Rate, and Audit Workshop fee is just $75 for officials from TML member cities. Learn more and register.
April 24-25 PFIA Training for Small Cities is Almost Sold Out The Public Funds Investment Act requires Treasurers, Chief Financial Officers, and Investment Officers of local governments to participate in 10 hours of training on topics pertaining to PFIA within the first 12 months of taking office, and every two years thereafter.
TML's April 24-25 PFIA Small Cities Training in Austin satisfies the state's training requirements, and focuses on the needs of cities with populations of 15,000 and less.
The workshop is nearing capacity. Register now if you plan to attend.
A Guide to Becoming a City Official - 2014 Edition
Effective service as an elected official requires dedication, knowledge, and a substantial commitment in time. A Guide to Becoming a City Official is designed to familiarize candidates with the responsibilities of city elected office.
Order updated copies of the booklet by emailing the TML Member Services Department. Please include your mailing address, and the quantity you would like to receive. The booklets are available at no charge to TML member cities.
The Spotlight Is Yours in Texas Town & City
The March issue of Texas Town & City will feature "City Lights," a new monthly column that will highlight our member cities' achievements. Is your city on Forbes' list of America's Fastest-Growing Cities? Are you celebrating that government grant you won last week? Send your city's boasts and brags, with background details for our editorial team, to TML Communications Department.