Executive Order GA-20 Relating to expanding travel without
Relating to expanding travel without restrictions as part oftite safe, strategic plaiz to Open Texas in response to the COVID-19disaster. WHEREAS, I, Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas, issued a disaster proclamation on March 13, 2020, certifying under Section 418.014 of …
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(Just Now) TML Economic Develop Conference: Texas Cities Emerge Stronger. The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged our towns and cities. However, through these challenges, we are given the opportunity to create important change and revitalize our communities.
Resources for Cities
(5 days ago) government activities related to coronavirus. From actions on health and safety to travel, immigration, and transportation to education, find pertinent actions here . Each federal agency has also established a dedicated coronavirus website, where you can find important information and guidance.
Federal and State Guidelines for Reopening
(7 days ago) business travel.-Employers should: (1) monitor workforce for indicative symptoms and not allow symptomatic people to physically return to work until cleared by a medical provider; and (2) develop and implement policies and procedures for workforce contact tracing following employee COVID positive test.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources Texas Municipal League, …
(4 days ago) Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources. As the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) evolves, the Texas Municipal League is working with state and federal officials and city leaders to limit the spread of the virus, mitigate health and economic risk, and protect our communities. TML has compiled these resources to help your city limit the spread of
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(2 days ago) On Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced non-essential travel by land or ferry will be open to Canada and Mexico, requiring travelers to be fully vaccinated. Rio Grande Valley mayors said this is a positive thing for the
Legal Q&A By Heather Mahurin What is the difference
(1 days ago) 4 Amortization is a complex legal process that should not be undertaken without the guidance of an experienced land use attorney. Any city that considers “phasing out” manufactured homes should be aware that state law
What Cities Need to Know to Administer the Local Hotel
(6 days ago) What Cities Need to Know to Administer Municipal Hotel Occupancy Taxes – Abridged Version 3 Texas Hotel & Lodging Association, 2018 Editor’s Note This is the abridged version of THLA’s What Cities Need to Know to Administer Municipal Hotel Occupancy Taxes.A full version of this article, with information including expanded information on hotel tax
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update Summary of the FEMA Public
(6 days ago) d. For travel; or to e. Prepare correspondence. 7. Direct Administrative Costs (DACs) are costs that are tracked, charged, and accounted for directly for a specific project. • Examples of DAC could potentially include, but are not limited to, the following costs: a. Collecting, copying, filing, or submitting documents to support a PA claim;
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(Just Now) South Texas communities organize massive bi-national vaccination drives ahead of border reopening. With border travel restrictions to be lifted in a couple weeks, several border communities in South Texas are organizing vaccination drives north of the Rio Grande to …
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(3 days ago) Each scholarship recipient receives a complimentary registration and reimbursement up to $100 in travel-related expenses. For virtual events, each scholarship recipient receives a complimentary registration. Winners will be randomly selected and notified ahead of the event. Contact Jacqueline Redin with TML at 512-231-7400 or email us.
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(4 days ago) significantly improved traffic flow as a result of added travel lanes, intersection improvements, and signal-timing changes. engineering the texas way of Life. timeless transformative engineering ACECTxTML2020Aug_Layout 1 1/31/20 3:12 PM Page 1
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(5 days ago) In light of increased city travel restrictions and the CDC’s recommendation to cancel all events of 50 or more, we are cancelling or postponing most TML training events taking place between now and May 15, including the Emotional Intelligence Workshop, Leadership Academy, and …
By Christy Drake-Adams Q May golf carts be operated on
(8 days ago) open to the public for vehicular travel.” Id. §§ 541.302. 551.401, 551.451. Q Must a golf cart have a license plate? A With the exception of the operation in certain master planned communities, a golf cart must have a license plate when operated as described in the question above.
Governor s Disaster Declarations
(Just Now) No. All critical infrastructure remains operational, domestic travel remains unrestricted, and governmental entities will continue providing essential services. For offices and workplaces that remain open, employees should practice good hygiene and, where feasible, work from home in order to achieve optimum isolation from COVID-19. Trusted
Public Safety Texas Municipal League, TX
(7 days ago) Public Safety. H.B. 11 (D. Bonnen/Birdwell) - Border Security: this bill, among other things: (1) authorizes law enforcement, pursuant to a judge’s order, to intercept wire, oral, or electronic communications of individuals involved in prostitution and human trafficking; (2) establishes an officer of Transnational and Organized Crime within
Emergency Management Legal Q&A Disaster Management
(3 days ago) these classes at no charge and will pay for a city official’s travel expenses to attend one of its classes. A certificate of course completion shall be provided to each public officer who completes the training. Tex. Gov’t Code §418.005(e). Such certificate shall …
American Rescue Plan Act Impact on Texas Counties and Cities
(5 days ago) tourism, travel, and hospitality. - Responding to workers performing essential work during the pandemic by providing premium pay to eligible workers performing services inside recipients’ territories, or to eligible employers that have eligible workers who perform essential work.
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(5 days ago) In light of increased city travel restrictions and the CDC’s recommendation to cancel all events of 50 or more, we are cancelling or postponing most TML training events taking place between now and May 15, including the Emotional Intelligence Workshop, Leadership Academy, and Small Town Conference.
Financial Assistance for Cities
(6 days ago) travel expenses, and addressing the medical needs of inmates in local and tribal jails and detention centers. µThese funds will help our local governments respond to COVID-19 and provide the resources that our communities need, ¶ said Governor Abbott. µI am grateful to our federal partners for
Legal Q&A By Christy Drake-Adams, TML Legal Counsel April
(5 days ago) following into the mayor or councilmembers’ accounts: (1) net pay; (2) payments for travel and subsistence; and (3) any other form of compensation, payment or reimbursement. TEX. LOC. GOV’T CODE § 144.001. The mayor and council must request in writing to participate in the electronic transfer system. Id. § 144.002.
venue projects. Tex. Loc. Gov’t Code §§ 334.
(6 days ago) Travel Texas Research Program: This program, administered by the Office of the Governor, directs a comprehensive research effort to provide primary data on travel industry research topics including domestic and international travel, economic impacts of travel and tourism, and hotel performance, among many others.
TML Training Scholarships for Small Cities Texas
(4 days ago) The Texas Municipal League (TML) Small Cities Advisory Council has set up a workshop tuition scholarship program for small cities.For selected training, TML will award up to three scholarships. Each scholarship recipient receives a complimentary registration and reimbursement up to $100 in travel-related expenses.
June 7, 2019, Number 23 Texas Municipal League, TX
(5 days ago) VETOED S.B. 1793 (Zaffirini/Longoria) – State Travel Services: applies to a governmental entity that has entered into one or more compacts, interagency agreements, or cooperative purchasing agreements with the Texas Facilities Commission, and provides that: (1) an officer or employee of a governmental entity who is engaged in official
2021 Texas Municipal Excellence Award Winners Texas
(4 days ago) In an effort to preserve the City of Mission’s history during a time of limited travel and contact, the Mission Historical Museum developed a virtual interactive map titled Discover Historic Mission. The virtual interactive map contains a QR code that shows a Google Map route with …
Governing Ethically: Understanding Your Influence
(6 days ago) Travel Meeting Conduct. 13 25 Staff’s Ethical Behavior Staff conduct controlled in Personnel Policies City Manager – Texas and/or International City Management Associations Code of Ethics Finance Directors, City Secretary, Engineers, Accountants, Purchasing
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(4 days ago) line of the alternative financial establishment to the nearest expressway or new expressway travel lane.” A violation of this ordinance is a criminal offense and is punishable by a fine of not less than $200 nor more than $2000. Dallas City Code § 51A-1.103(a)(1).
December 4, 2020, Number 47 Texas Municipal League, TX
(9 days ago) Those internal expenditures might include staff travel time to Austin and related expenses to meet with a legislator or testify before a committee. What to include in the city’s budget pursuant to Section 140.0045 (if anything) is ultimately up to each city to decide in good faith based on the advice of local legal counsel.
February 2, 2018, Number 4 Texas Municipal League, TX
(8 days ago) Texas Municipal League officers and staff will travel to Washington, D.C, next week to visit with key members of the Texas Congressional delegation about the federal efforts mentioned. The League also supports a lawsuit filed by 40 cities opposing the theft of taxpayer right-of-way by SB. 1004.
June 11, 2021, Number 22 Texas Municipal League, TX
(6 days ago) H.B. 1938 (Jetton/Kolkhorst) – Body Worn Camera Grants: provides that a law enforcement agency that provides body worn cameras to its peace officers may apply to the office of the governor for a grant to defray the cost of data storage for recordings created with the body worn cameras. (Effective September 1, 2021.)
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(5 days ago) Id. at §7.12. The purpose of an emergency management plan is to provide for disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. See Tex. Government Code §418.106 (a). Each emergency management plan must be signed by the mayor, and must include, at a minimum: (1) wage, price, and rent controls and other economic stabilization methods; (2
February 27, 2015, Number 9 Texas Municipal League, TX
(9 days ago) H.B. 1582 (Simpson) - Elected Official Compensation: would require a governmental entity, including a city, to post online or post physically where public notices are kept if the city has no website, information about the amount of compensation received by each current or former elected official from the entity including travel reimbursement
May 3, 2019, Number 18 Texas Municipal League, TX
(4 days ago) City officials who take the time to travel to Austin to speak out on important city issues should be applauded by us all. The League extends its thanks to all those who have vigilantly represented cities during this session. This list generally covers testimony through Monday of each week. Witnesses who testified later than that date will be
October 25, 2019, Number 40 Texas Municipal League, TX
(9 days ago) How do those members feel about the notion that mayors are “dumbasses” (the Speaker’s actual words) who don’t even deserve to be heard when they travel to Austin? Legislators must be called upon to clearly declare where they stand going into 2020 elections and the 2021 session.
July 12, 2019, Number 28 Texas Municipal League, TX
(6 days ago) Those internal expenditures might include staff travel time to Austin and related expenses to meet with a legislator or testify before a committee. What to include is ultimately up to each city to decide in good faith based on the advice of local legal counsel. (Note: TML member service fees are not spent to influence legislation.
March 27, 2015, Number 13 Texas Municipal League, TX
(7 days ago) Download a the full March 27, 2015 Number 13 (PDF) update.. Bad Oil & Gas Preemption Bill Clears Senate Committee. A bill that would preempt portions of oil and gas drilling ordinances in more than 300 Texas cities, SB. 1165 by Sen. Troy Fraser, was unanimously voted from the Senate Natural Resources and Economic Development Committee last Tuesday.
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(7 days ago) to crack open (or fracture) the rock, freeing the hydrocarbons to travel up the wellbore. 5. The Supreme Court of Texas has recognized that, without the use of hydraulic fracturing, the Barnett Shale is wholly uncommercial, or, in the best of market conditions, only marginally commercial. Put another way, fracturing is “essential to the recovery
August 18, 2017, Number 32 Texas Municipal League, TX
(8 days ago) Download the full August 18, 2017, Number 32 (PDF).. Special Session Ends: Divide-and-Conquer Is Name of the Game Against Cities. In a special session in which eight of the twenty items on the call would have directly impacted Texas cities, six of those eight bills died outright: revenue caps, spending caps, permit super vesting, expedited permitting, cell phone preemption, and bathrooms.