Blog | April 29, 2022
Through July 11
Commissioners Court Administrative Training: American Rescue Plan for Texas Counties
This series of practical workshops, developed by the Texas Association of Counties (TAC) and the V.G. Young Institute of County Government will provide a look at budgeting related to American Rescue Plan Act funds, coordinating with other entities and bidding/purchasing requirements.
A Risk Manager's Guide to Workplace Behavior and Internal Employment Investigations
This course teaches managers, supervisors and human resources professionals how to identify, investigate and address employee behavior that creates legal risks and disrupts workplace relationships. The TAC Risk Management Pool invites Pool members to explore these topics for a full day with employment investigations expert and former U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission trainer and presenter Rodney Klein.
1. 2022 County Auditors Institute
9721 Arboretum Blvd.
Austin, TX 78759
The institute is designed to provide three full days of current and relevant information to Texas county auditors and their staffs on a variety of topics including audit programs, grants management, fraud detection, governmental accounting standards and personnel management.
For more information contact the Governor's Center for Management Development at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (512) 475-8100.
2. Probate Academy
Moody Gardens Hotel
7 Hope Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77554
The Probate Academy is a program designed to meet the educational needs of judges, clerks and other court personnel responsible for setting and disposing of probate and guardianship cases.
May 12-July 28
County Technology Workshop
Join us to gain a better understanding of the technology and cybersecurity landscape that counties face. You will also leave the regional workshops with some practical guidance as well as a thorough understanding of the features of TAC County Information Resources Agency's new email platform.
☆ Fireworks Authorization Deadline*
Last day to adopt the discretionary fireworks authorization order for Memorial Day.
3. DWI Summit – Cotulla
La Salle County Emergency Management Operations Center
247 Mars Dr.
Cotulla, TX 78014
The DWI Summit is a continuing judicial education program designed especially for Texas judges by TAC and the Texas Center for the Judiciary.
4. 88th Annual Tax Assessor-Collectors Association of Texas Conference
Amarillo Civic Center
401 S. Buchanan St.
Amarillo, TX 79101
This year's conference theme is Enhance Your View! We are a diverse group of 254 professionals working toward common goals — to educate, support and advance the office of county tax assessor-collector.
5. South Texas CJCA
Omni Corpus Christi Hotel
900 N Shoreline Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
For more information, contact the V.G. Young Institute of County Government at
☆ Fireworks Regulation Order Deadline*
Last day to adopt the order to regulate fireworks in the areas of the county where drought conditions exist for the Fourth of July fireworks season.
6. DWI Summit – Wichita Falls
Courtyard Wichita Falls
3800 Tarry St.
Wichita Falls, TX 76308
The DWI Summit is a continuing judicial education program designed especially for Texas judges by the Texas Association of Counties and the Texas Center for the Judiciary.
June 27-July 1
7. 78th Annual Justices of the Peace and Constables Association Conference
Texas A&M Hotel & Conference Center
177 Joe Routt Blvd.
College Station, TX 77843
8. Conference of the County Investment Academy
Moody Gardens Hotel
7 Hope Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77554
The Conference of the County Investment Academy brings together investment officers, economists and other experts to discuss the influences on the current economy and timely trends in investing.
9. 127th Annual County and District Clerks' Association of Texas Conference
Waco Convention Center
100 Washington Ave.
Waco, TX 76701
An integral part of this meeting is the opportunity to network with your fellow clerks and exchange ideas that are helpful to you and your county. County clerks, district clerks and combination clerks can earn continuing education credits.
10. North and East Texas County Judges and Commissioners Association Annual Conference and Business Meeting
Embassy Suites by Hilton
Denton Convention Center
3100 Town Center Trl.
Denton, TX 76201
This event will offer attendees a great opportunity to get together with fellow judges and commissioners from North and East Texas and across the state. The conference will also highlight pertinent topics such as public information requests, road maintenance and emergency management.
11. Texas Counties and Mental Health: Changes and Challenges
Austin Marriott North
2600 La Frontera Blvd.
Round Rock, TX 78681
The Mental Health Conference will give county judges, sheriffs and justices of the peace information about the nature of mental illness in the courts, tips on how to create important partnerships and a number of success stories that could be emulated in other areas.
12. Sheriffs' Association of Texas 144th Annual Training Conference & Expo
Fort Worth Convention Center
1201 Houston St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
For more information, contact the Sheriffs' Association of Texas at (512) 445-5888.
*For more information, sample orders and FAQs, visit www.county.org/fireworks or call the TAC Legal Helpline at (888) ASK-TAC4.