39th Annual V.G. Young School for County Tax Assessor-Collectors

November 8 - 11, 2021

Kalahari Resorts & Conventions
3001 Kalahari Drive
Round Rock, TX 78665

For more information, contact the V.G. Young Institute of County Government at
(979) 845-4572.

We invite County Tax Assessor-Collectors and their staff to expand their knowledge with accurate, timely information from well-respected speakers. The V.G. Young Institute is excited to work with the TACA Board and its members to plan this event to meet the needs of all 254 counties.

Registration begins at 9 a.m. on Aug. 9. Early bird registration ends on Oct. 15, so be sure to take advantage!

Kalahari Resorts & Conventions
3001 Kalahari Blvd.
Round Rock, TX 78665

Singles: $159 per night (plus tax)

You must register for the conference first before booking a hotel room. After registering, you will receive an email with the hotel reservation link.

The deadline to reserve rooms at the group rate is Oct. 8 or until the block fills up. All reservations received after this date will be accepted on a space-available basis and at the prevailing hotel rates.

Please note: As in years past, the V.G. Young Institute expects the room block to fill quickly. In the event the block becomes full, a waitlist will be kept on a first-come, first-served basis. To be placed on the waitlist, contact V.G. Young at vgyi@ag.tamu.edu or (979) 845-4572. You will be contacted when a room becomes available.

Monday, Nov. 8
3-6 p.m. TACA Board Meeting
Tuesday, Nov. 9
noon-1:30 p.m. Tax Assessor-Collector of the Year Luncheon
4:45-5:30 p.m. Vendor Reception
8:30-10:30 p.m. Bingo
Tuesday, Nov. 9
7:30-9:30 a.m. Title Fraud Training (Preregistration Required)
8 a.m.-noon Extended Learning Opportunity: Security
8:30-11:30 a.m. Orientation for New Tax Assessor-Collectors
9:45-11:45 a.m. Title Fraud Training (Preregistration Required)
12:50-2:15 p.m. Opening General Session: People Savvy
2:45-3:45 p.m. General Session: Fraud in the County Office
3:45-4:45 p.m. General Session: HR Issues
Wednesday, Nov. 10
8-9 a.m. General Session: Communicating With the Public
9-10 a.m. General Session: Mental and Physical Health
10:20-11:10 a.m. Breakout Session: SOS, CH. 19
10:20-11:10 a.m. Breakout Session: SIT Update
10:20-11:10 a.m. Breakout Session: Ethics (Part 1)
11:10 a.m.-noon Breakout Session: DMV Closeout for Smaller Counties
11:10 a.m.-noon Breakout Session: TPWD, TDHCA & TABC Update
11:10 a.m.-noon Breakout Session: Ethics (Part 2)
1:30-3:30 p.m. General Session
4-5 p.m. General Session: DMV
Thursday, Nov. 11
8-9 a.m. TACA Business Meeting
9-10 a.m. Property Tax Roundtables
10-11 a.m. DMV Roundtables
11 a.m.-noon Closing General Session: Legislative Update

*Agenda subject to change

Contact Sarah Lazarowitz for vendor registration.

Booth fee: $700/$600 state agency

(Attendance: Approximately 350 county tax assessor-collectors and their personnel)

Continuing Education Type Hours
Tax Assessor-Collectors and Staff Pending

If a cancellation becomes necessary, please send notification to vgyi@ag.tamu.edu. Cancellations received no later than 5 p.m. on Nov. 1 will receive a refund minus an $85 administrative fee. The administrative fee is due for all cancellations, regardless of whether your payment has been received or not. Substitutions are accepted.

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