Commissioners Court Administrative Training: Planning and Communicating your County's Budget

February 2 - July 12, 2021

Please see chart with locations and registration links in the agenda section.

Sponsored By

Special thanks to the V.G. Young Institute of County Government, a part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, for serving as the education program co-sponsor.

Overview

This series of practical workshops, developed by the Texas Association of Counties and the V.G. Young Institute of County Government, is designed to provide a concentrated learning experience on the key issues associated with the budgeting process. Each workshop will provide an in-depth look at the county budgeting and tax rate calculation processes, meeting and posting requirements, recent legislative changes, and effectively communicating the budget process to the public

There is no cost to attend these workshops.

Topics

  • County budgeting
  • Adopting and calculating the tax rate
  • Agendas, postings and open meeting requirements
  • Communicating the budget to the public

*The agenda is subject to change. Start and end times are specific to each location. The topics covered will be:

Topics

  • County budgeting
  • Adopting and calculating the tax rate
  • Agendas, postings and open meeting requirements
  • Communicating the budget to the public
Dates Locations How to Register

Feb. 2
8 a.m.-noon

Bryan
Brazos County Expo
5827 Leonard Rd.
Bryan, TX 77807
Please click here to register for the V.G. Young Institute's School for County Commissioners Courts and choose the "Early Bird" session option.

March 23
1-4:30 p.m.

Lubbock
Overton Hotel & Conference Center
2322 Mac Davis Ln.
Lubbock, TX 79401
Click here to register.

April 20
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Odessa
Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
305 E. Fifth St.
Odessa, TX 79761
Click here to register for the West Texas County Judges and Commissioners Conference and choose the "Early Bird" session option. 

May 20
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Nacogdoches
Nacogdoches County Annex
203 W. Main St.
Nacogdoches, TX 75961
Click here to register.

May 27
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Victoria
Victoria College Emerging Technology Complex, Room 101
7403 Lone Tree Rd.
Victoria, TX 77905
Click here to register.

June 28
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

South Padre Island
South Padre Island Convention Center
7355 Padre Blvd.
South Padre Island, TX 78597
Click here to register for the South Texas County Judges and Commissioners Conference and choose the "Early Bird" session.

July 12
10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Waco
Waco Convention Center
100 Washington Ave.
Waco, TX 76701
Click here to register for the North & East Texas County Judges and Commissioners Conference and choose the "Early Bird" session option.

*If you would like to register for a budget training that is on the agenda at the V.G. Young Institute’s School for County Commissioners Courts (Bryan), the West Texas County Judges and Commissioners Annual Conference (Odessa), the North and East Texas County Judges and Commissioners Annual Conference (Waco), or the South Texas County Judges and Commissioners Annual Conference (South Padre Island)

WITHOUT registering for the entire conference, please email or call Rachel Kucera at rachelk@county.org or (800) 456-5974.

Continuing Education

Applications are pending for continuing education credit for commissioners.

This program does not provide any judicial education credit.

Continuing Education Type Hours
Commissioners Pending
Judges None

 

To cancel your registration, please email Rachel Kucera or fax (512) 477-1324.

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