RSVP Today for Counties at the Capitol Legislative Day - Tuesday, Feb. 5

January 11, 2019

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Mark your calendar and make plans to be in Austin on Feb. 5.

TAC’s Counties at the Capitol Day will get attendees up to speed on the most significant issues facing county government in the 86th legislative session.

This day-long program offers ample opportunity for county officials to connect with their legislators and their staff.

Please RSVP and let us know which activities you are interested in attending.

Tuesday Morning Breakfast

8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
TAC 4th Floor Events Center
Get prepped by TAC’s legislative staff on the most significant issues counties and county officials face during the 86th legislative session and discuss your concerns and priorities.

Working with the Legislature

8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
TAC 4th Floor Events Center
Hear from key legislators and others, who will discuss the 86th legislative session. Learn more about the big issues and how you can get involved.

Capitol Meetings

Tuesday Afternoon
Schedule appointments with your legislators and their staff so that you can meet with them this afternoon regarding issues of importance to you and your county. This will be an individual activity.

TAC Legislative Reception

4:30-6:30 p.m.
TAC 4th Floor Events Center
Use this formal invitation to personally invite your legislators and bring them to the TAC Legislative Reception being held at the Texas Association of Counties building. This informal event will provide you with an opportunity to engage with your legislators and their staff in a relaxed atmosphere, as well as network with legislators from across the state. Please be sure to invite your legislator, even if you are unable to attend.

The TAC building is located at 1210 San Antonio St. If you have any questions, please contact Amy Ruedas with the Legislative Services Division at (800) 456-5974.

Nearby Hotels: 

Holiday Inn - 10 minutes from TAC
6000 Middle Fiskville Rd.
Austin, TX 78752
Direct line: (512) 206-3015 
Hotel:  (512) 451-5757
The rate is $129 or less to include breakfast for one.  The link will give you the offer BUT if anytime Holiday Inn is selling lower—you will see the better rate appear.
TAC corporate ID # 786894006 for website bookings, call-ins are ILGY9 or TX Assn. of Counties
Book a room.
FAIRMONT AUSTIN – Downtown Austin - use the GOVT Rate
Toll Free (Room Reservations only):  (888) 240 7773
Rate is currently $160/night + $30 parking fee
101 Red River St.
Austin TX, 78701
Book a room.
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Austin
303 W. 15th St.
Austin, TX 78701          
(512) 478-7000
Book a room.
Also try for a list of downtown hotels and rates.