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Presidio Appoints New City Administrator

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PRESIDIO — Retired Texas Department of Public Safety officer and Presidio High School graduate Jose Portillo will start next week as the City of Presidio’s new City Administrator. Read more…

Alan Receives IMLA Award

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Alan received the prestigious IMLA Marvin J. Glink Private Practice Local Government Attorney Award at this year’s conference. Congrats Alan!

Alan and Laura Present at CTCOG Municipal Training Seminar 2016

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The Central Texas Council of Governments held a one-day seminar covering municipal law topics including: Ethics, Open Government and Land Use. City officials, City Staff and others were in attendance…

Lakeway Police Chief Todd Radford Addresses Public Safety Concerns

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Featured in the Statesman today, Police Chief, Todd Radford, addresses public safety concerns and promotes community engagement events for citizens to meet officers.  Read the article here.

Dripping Springs Receives Star Award

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Dripping Springs City Hall, along with seven local businesses, received the “Be a Star” award, which is given out jointly by the Texas chapter of the International Dark-Sky Association and…

Nolanville Earns Scenic City Award

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Congratulations to the City of Nolanville for earning their Scenic City award. Nine cities, including Nolanville, are being certified for the first time, with 14 re-certifying or upgrading their existing…

City Secretary is Now a Texas Certified Municipal Clerk

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Lacie Hale, City Secretary of West Lake Hills, has recently passed the final two exams to complete the Texas Municipal Clerks Certification Program (TMCCP).  The TMCCP provides the highest level of certification…

Congratulations Port Arthur!

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The City received the Project of the Year Award from the Texas Chapter of the American Public Works Association.

CITY HALL Essentials™

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CITY HALL ESSENTIALS™ Friday, July 8, 2016 8:15 am - 4:30 pm CALLING ALL Mayors • Council Members • City Managers • City Secretaries • City Attorneys • Department Heads...

Upgrades to Better Serve Our Clients

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This spring, our firm launched a series of improvements to our home office in Austin. We expanded our capacity to serve our clients. New phones, more phone lines, faster internet, and a…

City of San Elizario Receives State Grant for Park Renovations

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The grant was awarded by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, and the city will match half those funds to add new landscaping and amenities.  “It’s a $94,000 grant for…

Patton Village Mayor Chosen for TML Academy

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Patton Village Mayor Leah Tarrant has once again been chosen as a moderator for the Texas Municipal League Academy of 2016.  The honor is largely due to the fact that…

The Firm Welcomes New Attorneys and Promotes Associate

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This is an exciting time for our clients and our practice.  We are proud to announce the addition to the firm of two seasoned attorneys and the promotion of one…

Lakeway Officials Seeking Applicants for Next Citizens Police Academy

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Lakeway Police Chief Todd Radford said that he hopes that the academy will increase public awareness, dispel suspicions and misconceptions, and improve rapport between the police officers and citizens. The…

Texas Center for Municipal Ethics Sponsors John Clary Scholarships

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Recently, many of us learned of John Clary’s passing away.  In memory of his legacy, the Texas Center for Municipal Ethics™ is sponsoring scholarships in honor of his commitment to…