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Legislative Session examined important issues to counties

October 16, 2019| TAC News

It was wonderful to see so many of you at our annual Legislative Conference in September. Did you realize that your presence broke attendance records for this event?

Best Practices Awards Spotlight: Collin County

September 26, 2019| TAC News

Creative Initiative Connects Residents to Local Government

County Investment Academy Class of 2019

September 15, 2019| TAC News

More than 220 county officials and staff attended the second session in the 2019 Basics of County Investments Course series.

Rail Safety Week

September 13, 2019| TAC News

Rail Safety Week is Sept. 22-28. Get resources from Operation Lifesaver to help spread the word and save lives.

Exciting Opportunities for TAC, Counties this Month

September 01, 2019| TAC News

September brings about my favorite time of the year — fall and football. This year, September is even more special! We begin the month with a Sept. 3 groundbreaking in downtown Austin on two new investment properties under development by the TAC Risk Management Pool.

Best Practices Awards Spotlight: Washington County

August 02, 2019| TAC News

Creative Initiative Connects Residents to Local Government

Informing and Supporting Counties during Challenging Times

August 01, 2019| TAC News

July was a busy month for the Texas Association of Counties. Early in the month I traveled with members of the TAC Board and other county officials to the National Association of Counties (NACo) Annual Conference.

Strategic Planning to Guide TAC

July 01, 2019| TAC News

As we make our way into the next 50 years of serving counties, we have begun strategic planning to map out the future of your Association. The department directors and I have identified five strategic goals for TAC.

Regional Workshops: HR Tools for Managers and Supervisors

June 04, 2019| TAC News

Joe Bontke with EEOC to Speak at One-Day Training

Regional Workshops: HR Tools for Managers and Supervisors

June 04, 2019| TAC News

Joe Bontke with EEOC to Speak at One-Day Training

Time to Reflect, and Look Ahead

June 03, 2019| TAC News

The month of June is a good time for us to pause and reflect on the previous five months. Sine die has come and gone. This was a difficult legislative session for counties and local governments as a whole.

Large Turnout for County Government Day at the Capitol

May 31, 2019| TAC News

On April 30 TAC filled the halls of the Capitol with the smell of barbecue

Best Practices Awards Spotlight: Comal County

May 26, 2019| TAC News

Creative Program Engages Community, Saves Local Tax Dollars

Opening Keynote Selected for TAC Legislative Conference

May 13, 2019| TAC News

Evan Smith, the CEO and co-founder of The Texas Tribune, will deliver the opening keynote presentation at the 2019 TAC Legislative Conference, Sept. 4-6, at the Fairmont in Austin. TAC's annual conference will review the 86th legislative session with a focus on the future for Texas counties.

Celebrating 50 Years of Serving Texas Counties

May 01, 2019| TAC News

We are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Texas Association of Counties (TAC) all year long, but in May, your Association marks an extra-special milestone.

County Government Month amidst a Busy Spring

April 01, 2019| TAC News

County Government Month comes amidst a busy spring.

Best Practices Awards Spotlight: Williamson County

March 26, 2019| TAC News

Efficiencies Improve Operations, Save Tax Dollars

The Legislative Session and New Initiatives Kick Off 2019

March 01, 2019| TAC News

This year holds exciting challenges and new initiatives for the Texas Association of Counties.

Proud to Serve You as TAC Marks 50 Years

January 02, 2019| TAC News

Get to know TAC's new Executive Director Susan Redford.

TAC Listservs are Up & Running

December 20, 2018| TAC News

TAC has confirmed that its listservs are up and running again after this morning’s power outage. Communications sent through the listservs should be sent and received normally.

TAC Hires New Judicial Resources Liaison

December 12, 2018| TAC News

TAC now has two former constitutional county judges leading its judicial education program.

23 County Officials Chosen for 2019-2020 Leadership 254 Class

December 06, 2018| TAC News

The TAC Leadership Development Committee selected the participants from a pool of 60 applicants. TAC will provide scholarships to all participants.

TAC Events during the 86th Legislative Session: Get Engaged. Stay Involved.

December 01, 2018| TAC News

A variety of events are scheduled for TAC members to get involved during the 86th Legislative Session

Best Practices Awards Spotlight: Wilson County

December 01, 2018| TAC News

Strategic Alliances Expand Library Services, Engage Community

In Memoriam

December 01, 2018| TAC News

Remembering those we lost in 2018

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