Handouts

Handouts will be posted here next to the session titles as we receive them. They will also be uploaded to the conference app. Please check back frequently for additional handouts.

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Handouts

Wednesday, October 10

2:00-3:15 p.m. [Concurrent Sessions]
City Showcase – Reinventing a South Texas City (presented courtesy of TCMA — Texas City Management Association) (Handout)

Community Relations – How to Advocate for Your City

Governance – Smart City Strategies (presented courtesy of TAGITM — Texas Association of Governmental Information Technology Managers)

Infrastructure – Small Cell Node Technology: A Public Works Perspective (presented courtesy of TPWA — Texas Public Works Association) (Handout)

Planning – Finding Gold at the Intersection of Brands, Events, and Cities

Safety  – Realizations and Reflections Post-Hurricane Harvey (presented courtesy of SCAC — Small Cities Advisory Council)

3:30-4:45 p.m. [Concurrent Sessions]
City Showcase – Small Cities Roundtable on Economic Development (presented courtesy of SCAC — Small Cities Advisory Council) – no handouts; interactive session

Community Relations – Love Your Trolls: Embrace Your Social Media Detractors (presented courtesy of TAMIO — Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers)

Governance – Your City’s Legal Counsel: Working with Your Lawyers (presented courtesy of TCAA – Texas City Attorneys Association) (Handout, Handout, Handout, Handout)

Infrastructure – Road to 2020-How Cities Can Prepare (Handout)

Planning – Be a Game Changer (presented by TRAPS – Texas Recreation and Park Society)

Safety – Understanding Harassment and Discrimination in the #Metoo Era (presented courtesy of AHMO – Association of Hispanic Municipal Officials) (Handout)

Thursday, October 11

9:00-10:15 a.m. [Concurrent Sessions]
City Showcase – It’s Your Fort Worth and We Want to Hear from You

Community Relations – Legislative Messaging: Our Home, Our Decisions (Handout, Handout, Handout)

Governance – Race, Equity, and Leadership (presented courtesy of TABCCM – Texas Association of Black City Council Members)

Infrastructure – Digital Connectivity and Your City (presented courtesy of TMLDA — Texas Municipal Library Directors Association)

Planning – Strategic Facility Planning for Small Cities (presented courtesy of SCAC — Small Cities Advisory Council)

Safety – Public Safety is a Community-Wide Goal (presented courtesy of TPCA — Texas Police Chiefs Association)

 

10:30-11:45 a.m. [Concurrent Sessions]
City Showcase – Stay on Target: Cities and Firearms (Handout, Handout)

Community Relations – Neighborhoods First

Governance – Ethics in a World of Social Media (presented courtesy of TMCA — Texas Municipal Clerks Association, Inc)

Infrastructure – Be Green to Save Green—Powering Communities with Renewable Energy (Handout)

Planning – TX-PACE Stimulates Millions in Building Retrofits at No Cost to Cities (Handout, Handout, Handout, Handout, Handout, Handout)

Safety – Hurricane Harvey and Why the Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System Worked (presented courtesy of TFCA — Texas Fire Chiefs Association)

 

2:00-3:15 p.m. [Concurrent Sessions]
City Showcase – Neighborhood Revitalization

Community Relations – 2019 Legislative Outlook (Handout)

Governance – Let’s Talk About Cybersecurity

Infrastructure – Infrastructure Crisis

Planning – Who Pays for the Roads in Texas

Safety – Promote Safety and Confidence in the Legal System (presented courtesy of TCCA — Texas Court Clerks Association) (Handout)

3:30-4:45 p.m. [Concurrent Sessions]
City Showcase – Brick and Mortar Retail is Not Dead, Just Evolving (Handout)

Community Relations – Fort Worth’s Education Initiative

Governance – A Primer for Non-Finance Officials and Managers (presented courtesy of GFOAT — Government Finance Officers Association of Texas) (Handout, Handout)

Planning – More Than a Place on a Map: Shaping Your City’s Identity

Safety – Flood Mitigation (presented courtesy of TXAPA — Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association)

 

Friday, October 12

9:00-10:15 a.m. [Concurrent Sessions]
City Showcase – Small Cities Roundtable on Regional Cooperation (presented courtesy of SCAC — Small Cities Advisory Council) – no handouts; interactive session

Community Relations – Infrastructure: Passing the Buck or Partnership Opportunity

Infrastructure – The State of Water in Texas (Handout)

Planning – Risk Management of Parks and Recreational Facilities