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Newly Elected Officials Seminar

July 14 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


In partnership with the West Central Texas Council of Governments’ Community Health and Development Center, TMCN will again host the annual Newly Elected Officials Seminar on July 14th at the COG.


This seminar is intended for newly elected City Council/Commission members as well as any city official wanting a refresher on the best practices of public service.


The Seminar will be facilitated by Cisco City Manager Darwin Archer and include the following topics:

  • Parliamentary Procedure/Open Meetings Act – Presented by 3rd Court of Appeals Judge John Bailey, Eastland
  • Making Dollars Count in Your Budget – Presented by Coleman City Manager Diana Lopez
  • Maximizing Your Economic Development Power – Presented by CHDC Executive Director Kelly Cheek
  • Ethics and Conflicts of Interest – Presented by Municipal Attorney Jeff Betty, San Angelo
  • Effective Working Relationships – Presented by Brownwood City Manager Emily Crawford and Mayor Steven Hayes
  • Developing Viable Communities Using Grants – Presented by Langford Community Management Services Owner Judy Langford


We have also honored to have Representative Stan Lambert leading a discussion about Representing Your Constituents as well as providing some key insights on the priority issues leading into the 2021 Legislative Session.


The Seminar will be held both virtually via Zoom Meeting as well as in-person in the Large Conference Room of the West Central Texas Council of Governments located at 3702 Loop 322 in Abilene. Those attending in-person will be required to wear a mask which will be provided. Social distancing guidelines will also be in place.


The Seminar will begin at 8:30 am and end by 4:30 pm. The cost is $25 and includes all presentations and refreshments and lunch for those attending in-person. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact us (see contact information below).


To register, click the “Buy Now” button below, call our office at 325-795-8626 or contact us via email at tmcn@tmcn.org.


We look forward to having you at the Seminar on July 14th!

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July 14
8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Texas Midwest Community Network
3702 Loop 322


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