County Calendar

Conferences and events that matter to county officials and employees


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Through July 11

Commissioners Court Administrative Training: American Rescue Plan for Texas Counties
Various locations

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.

For more information, contact Michele Ewerz at michelee@county.org or Jackie Boone at jackieb@county.org.

May 3-5

A Risk Manager's Guide to Workplace Behavior and Internal Employment Investigations
Various locations

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.

For more information, contact Rachel Kucera at rachelk@county.org or Megan West at meganw@county.org.

May 3-6

1. 2022 County Auditors Institute
Renaissance Hotel
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 gcmd@austin.utexas.edu or at (512) 475-8100.

May 4-6

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.

For more information, contact Ashley Royer at ashleyr@county.org or Regan Frugé at reganf@county.org.

May 12-July 28

County Technology Workshop
Various locations

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.

For more information, contact Rachel Kucera at rachelk@county.org or Nino Miranda at ninom@county.org.

May 13

☆ Fireworks Authorization Deadline*

Last day to adopt the discretionary fireworks authorization order for Memorial Day.

June 2

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.

For more information, contact Ashley Royer at ashleyr@county.org or Regan Frugé at reganf@county.org.

June 11-16

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.

For more information, contact Amy Lawson at amyl@county.org or Megan West at meganw@county.org.

June 13-16

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
(979) 845-4572.

June 14

☆ 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.

June 22

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.

For more information, contact Ashley Royerat ashleyr@county.org or Regan Frugé at reganf@county.org.

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

For more information, contact Luz Hinojosa at luzh@county.org or Sam Burke at samb@county.org.

June 27-29

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. 

For more information, contact Deanna Auert at deannaa@county.org or Nino Miranda at ninom@county.org

July 10-14

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.

For more information, contact Luz Hinojosa at luzh@county.org or Sam Burke at samb@county.org.

July 11-14

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.

For more information, contact Michele Ewerz at michelee@county.org or Amy Lawson at amyl@county.org.

July 21-22

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.

For more information, contact Ashley Royer at ashleyr@county.org or Regan Frugé at reganf@county.org.

July 23-26

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.