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County Management & Risk Conference

April 1 - 3, 2020

Moody Gardens Hotel
Seven Hope Blvd
Galveston, TX 77554

For more information, contact Amy Lawson or Megan West at (800) 456-5974.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn how to reduce risk and prevent losses throughout your county’s operations. Hear the latest about employee wellness and health benefit options that affect your bottom line.

Moody Gardens Hotel
7 Hope Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77554
(409) 741-8484

Please call the hotel directly at (409) 741-8484 to reserve your room and refer to the "Texas Association of Counties" room block. You can also book your room online. Use group code: TACMGTRISK20

Single/double rate: $143 before tax

The conference room rate is offered, based on the hotel’s availability, through March 9, 2020. Reservations made after this date are subject to the hotel's prevailing rate.

Self-parking: Complimentary

Wednesday, April 1
10 a.m.-5:15 p.m. Registration Open
Noon-1 p.m. Lunch (provided)
1-1:30 p.m. Welcome and Introductions
1:30-3 p.m. General Session
3-3:30 p.m. Break
3:30-4 p.m. General Session
4-4:15 p.m. Break
4:15-5:15 p.m. Breakouts
5:15-6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception
6:30-9 p.m. Awards Banquet (by invitation only)
Thursday, April 2
6:30-7 a.m. Morning Fitness Activity
7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Registration Open
7:30-8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:30 a.m. General Session
9:30-9:45 a.m. Break
9:45-10:45 a.m. Breakouts
10:45-11 a.m. Break
Noon-1:30 p.m. Lunch (provided)
1:30-2:30 p.m. Breakouts
2:30-2:45 p.m. Break
2:45-3:45 p.m. Breakouts
3:45-4 p.m. Break
4-5 p.m. Breakouts
6-9:30 p.m. Evening Event and Activities (dinner provided)
Friday, April 3
6:30-7 a.m. Fitness Activity
7:30 a.m.-noon Registration Open
7:30-8:30 a.m. Breakfast (provided)
8:30-10 a.m. General Session
10-10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m.-noon Closing General Session

Members of TAC's pools can be reimbursed for travel expenses incurred for this conference. A maximum of two people per county can be reimbursed. If more than two from a single county register, reimbursements will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. TAC will reimburse the following:

  • A TWO-night stay at the Moody Gardens Hotel, up to $143 per night for single/double occupancy
  • Travel expenses
    • Driving: actual mileage, car rental fee, actual fuel expenses
    • Flying: airfare not to exceed $450 without prior approval and shuttle/cab/rideshare to and from airport

Note: No reimbursement for meals. Most meals will be provided during the conference.

Receipts for lodging and airfare are required

Please note only members of TAC's RMP, HEBP or Unemployment Fund pools are eligible for reimbursement.

Wi-Fi: Complimentary in all guest rooms and meeting rooms.

Application has been made for continuing education hours. Check back for approval updates.

Please send an email to Megan West or fax notice of your cancellation to (512) 477-1324.

If a registration fee has been paid: All cancellation and refund requests must be received in writing (fax or email acceptable) by March 19 (less $10 administrative fee). Cancellations and refund requests after March 19 will be subject to an administrative fee equal to one-half of the registration fee. No refund requests will be honored after April 3.

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