TMCCP Legislative Update Seminar

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The Texas Municipal Clerks Certification Program Presents its Seminar:
"Legislative Update"
Aug. 19-20, 2021 • Embassy Suites, San Marcos, Texas

Anyone may purchase registration!
TMCCP enrollees may earn Course 2 or recertification seminar attendance credit.
Cancellation deadline Aug. 4; Early registration deadline Aug. 4


TMCCP "Legislative Update" Seminar Topics

This seminar can fulfill Course 2 or recertification seminar attendance credit for TMCCP enrollees.

This seminar features the new legislative bills from the 87th Texas Legislature that pertain to and impact municipalities. Topics will include:

  • Open Meetings/Records
  • Administration Law
  • Elections
  • Personnel
  • Construction & Purchasing
  • Public Safety
  • Budget & Property Tax Rate
  • Utilities & Environment
  • Land Use
  • Construction & Purchasing
  • Cities & Firearms: Avoiding a Jam
  • State/Local Relations
  • Engaging Your Profession
  • Advocating for Your Cities
  • Municipal Courts
  • Legislative Issues

View the full schedule of events. The seminar will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 19, and adjourn for the day at 5:00 p.m.; it will resume on Friday, Aug. 20, at 8:00 a.m. and conclude at noon. The luncheon on Thursday will be at noon.


Seminar hotel

Embassy Suites San MarcosEmbassy Suites San Marcos Hotel, Spa & Conference Center

1001 E. McCarty Ln., San Marcos, Texas 78666; 512-392-6450

Update July 14, 2021: TMCA Room block has been filled; see our overflow hotel. Go here to book a room at the Embassy Suites in our room block. If calling, ask for rooms in the Texas Municipal Clerks room block. Room rate: $148 single/$162 double. Note: the hotel room block cut-off date is July 23.

Self-parking is complimentary.

Thursday and Friday breakfasts, Thursday luncheon, and coffee breaks are included in seminar attendees' registration.



Overflow Hotel

Holiday Inn Express & Suites: San Marcos South

900 Barnes Dr., San Marcos, Texas 78666; 512-392-6355

Go here to book a room at our overflow hotel, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites. Room rate: $119 single, $129 double. Room block cut-off date is August 3, 2021.


Learn more about San Marcos at "Conveniently located in Central Texas between Austin and San Antonio, San Marcos truly is in the center of everything. So no matter where you are, you won’t have far to go. San Marcos has been a favorite destination for more than 12,000 years. An underwater archeological dig in Spring Lake at the Headwaters of the San Marcos River uncovered artifacts dating back to the Clovis Indians, the oldest known inhabitants of the western hemisphere."

San Marcos is home to San Marcos Outlets, the largest outlet center in the United States; parks and the San Marcos River; the Commemorative Air Force Exhibit at the Central Texas Wing; Wonder World Park, the first commerical show cave in Texas; the San Marcos Downtown Square; galleries; breweries; restaurants; and more. 



About the Speakers

Alan Bojorquez

Moderator Alan Bojorquez

Founder & Managing Attorney, Texas Municipal Lawyers

Alan Bojorquez serves as City Attorney or Special Counsel to cities across Texas. He graduated from Texas Tech University with his Bachelor of Arts in English, Master of Public Administration, and Doctor of Jurisprudence. Alan served as a staff attorney for the Texas Municipal League. He has Merit Certification in Municipal Law from the Texas City Attorneys Association and is a TCAA Board Member. Alan is a Board Member for the International Municipal Lawyers Association, an IMLA Local Government Fellow, and received IMLA’s Glick Award in 2017 (for Outstanding Local Government Lawyer in Private Practice). He was named Outstanding Government Lawyer for 2018 by the State Bar of Texas (Government Law Section). In September 2018 Alan was named an Honorary Member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA). In 2020 Alan was designated an Honorary Member of the Texas Municipal Clerks Association. He authors TMCA's Texas Municipal Law & Procedural Manual (sixth edition).


This seminar will also feature Alan Bojorquez's selection of expert consultants.


About Our In-Person Seminar

View Embassy Suites's "CleanStay program" page and messaging on their COVID-19 precautions on the San Marcos Embassy Suites home page.

All attendees are encouraged to wear face coverings at this seminar.

If you are experiencing any of the COVID-19 symptoms as listed by the CDC then we ask that you NOT attend the seminar. If the seminar registration cancellation date has passed for the seminar and you have contracted COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms of the virus, please contact our office.

Refund Policy

If you are unable to attend, we encourage you to contact us to transfer your registration to a substitute from your city. If you do not wish to submit a substitute, a refund or transfer to a subsequent seminar—less a $25 processing fee—will be honored if written cancellation is received by Aug. 4, 2021. No refunds can be honored after that date. Please allow two to four weeks to process refunds.

Seminar Photo Release

Texas Municipal Clerks Association, Inc., will take photos of attendees throughout the seminar. These photos are for TMCA, Inc., use only and may appear on the TMCA, Inc., website, newsletter, brochures, social media, or other future TMCA promotional material. By virtue of your attendance, you agree to usage of your likeness in such media. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!


Scholarships are available to assist eligible applicants!



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