Legislative Wrap-Up — An Insider’s Perspective

When: Friday, June 30
Time: 7:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (Central)
Location: Doubletree by Hilton Austin

This one-day workshop will focus on the outcome of the major city-related bills from the recently concluded 85th Legislative Session. Hear about the deals reached, the measures that fell short, and the impact this legislation will have on cities. TML staff will brief you on key legislation, and explain what cities need to know to prepare for the laws’ enactment.

Please note the agenda below is tentative, and the content may change. The start and end times will not change.

Tentative Agenda

7:45-8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30-8:45 a.m. Introduction
8:45-9:15 a.m. The Cutting Room Floor
9:15-10:30 a.m. Finance and Administration
10:30-10:45 a.m. Break
10:45-11:30 a.m. Municipal Courts/Community and Economic Development/Personnel
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Luncheon and Keynote Speaker
Evan Smith, CEO and Co-Founder, The Texas Tribune
1:00-1:30 p.m. Public Safety
1:30-2:00 p.m.   Transportation/Utilities/Environment
2:00-2:15 p.m. Special Session Update
2:15 p.m. Questions and Answers

 

 GENERAL INFORMATION

Registration
Registration online is $150, or $170 by mail or onsite. The registration fee includes a continental breakfast, lunch, access to handouts, and refreshment breaks. Due to limited seating, this conference is open to registered city officials only and not guests. If special circumstances require you to bring a guest to attend the workshop, please contact us tmllegis@tml.org. to discuss space availability and pricing. Please note this workshop fee was not included in the registration fee for the webinar series. This is a separate registration fee.

This workshop is currently sold out.

Hotel Information
The workshop will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton Austin, located at 6505 North IH-35 in Austin. The hotel has extended a room rate of $139. In order to receive this special rate, your reservation must be made by June 7. Call the DoubleTree at 512-454-3737 or 800-347-0330 and refer to the TML Legislative Wrap-Up room block. Self-parking is complimentary.

Cancellation and Substitution Policy
If you are registered and cannot attend, we encourage you to send a substitute. If you cannot send a substitute, a $45 cancellation fee will be assessed if written cancellation is emailed to acct@tml.org by June 16. No refunds will be honored after June 16, and no telephone cancellations will be accepted.

Confirmations and Name Badges
Confirmations will be emailed if you provide an email address. Name badges will be mailed to all delegates registered up to one week before the event. PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR NAME BADGES TO THE MEETING. Check in at the registration desk to receive your final program.

Special Accommodations
If you are in need of assistance of any kind, including special dietary needs (such as allergies, restrictions, or sensitivities to particular ingredients) or need mobility, audio-visual, or other assistance, please contact us at tmllegis@tml.org.

Dress Code
Dress business casual and comfortably. We recommend that you dress in layers for your comfort as meeting room temperatures tend to fluctuate.

Questions
Please contact the TML Conferences and Training Services Department at 512-231-7400 or tmllegis@tml.org.