Table of Contents Greetings from the City of Fort Worth
2009 Annual Conference and Exhibition Sponsors
Conference Agenda Tuesday, October 20 Wednesday, October 21 Thursday, October 22 Friday, October 23
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Affiliate Programs—Thursday AHMO AMCC GFOAT TABCCM TAMHO TCAA TMPRTA TMUA TPWA
Association of Hispanic Municipal Officials Association of Mayors, Councilmembers and Commissioners Government Finance Officers Association of Texas Texas Association of Black City Council Members Texas Association of Municipal Health Officials Texas City Attorneys Association Texas Municipal Parks, Recreation and Tourism Association Texas Municipal Utilities Association Texas Public Works Association
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Affiliate Programs—Friday TAMIO TMLDA
Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers Texas Municipal Library Directors Association
General Information Delegate Registration Location and Hours Delegate Registration Policies Exhibit Hall Information Affiliate Booths Guest Program Meal Functions Shuttle Transportation Complimentary Transportation Handouts for TML Concurrent Sessions TMLI Credits Resolutions Technology Center Parking Hotel Information Host City Booths Conference Message Center Electronic and Wireless Devices First Aid Security Lost and Found Non-Smoking Policy Survey Save the Date!
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2008-2009 TML Board of Directors
Program at a Glance Insert
Map of Fort Worth Convention Center
Map of Downtown Fort Worth
This session will be taped; recordings will be available for purchase after the conference.
Special Thanks to Our 2009 Annual Platinum Sponsors ($20,000) City of Fort Worth Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau The Brick Industry â€“ Southwest Region Gold Sponsors ($10,000) AshBritt, Inc. AT&T CSM Carlisle & Associates, L.L.C. Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP The Whitley Printing Company
Silver Sponsors ($5,000) Buxton First Southwest Company Greenstar HillCo Partners Huitt-Zollars, Inc. Oncor Texas Municipal Retirement System 4
Conference and Exhibition Sponsors (as of October 5, 2009)
Bronze Sponsors ($1,000) Birkhoff, Hendricks & Conway, L.L.P. BOSC, Inc. Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc. CH2M HILL Dannenbaum Engineering Corporation Denton, Navarro, Rocha & Bernal, P.C. Drayovitch, P.C. Freese and Nichols, Inc. Frost Hermansen, McKibben, Woolsey & Villarreal, L.L.P. Herrera & Boyle, PLLC ICMA â€” RC IQM2 K&L Gates McKamie Law Michael Baker Jr., Inc. MuniServices, LLC Nationwide Retirement Solutions PARS PBS&J Siddons Fire Apparatus, Inc. TRC Engineers
Tuesday, October 20, and Wednesday, October 21
Conference Agenda As a courtesy to meeting attendees, TML requests that all electronic devices (pagers, cell phones, laptop computers) be turned off during educational sessions and luncheons. Also, some wireless devices interfere with microphones and must be turned off. If it is necessary to use your cell phone, we request that you step outside the meeting room to an area where you will not disturb other attendees. Unless otherwise noted, all conference events will be held at the Fort Worth Convention Center, located at 1201 Houston Street in Fort Worth. The center’s telephone number is 817-392-6338.
Tuesday, October 20 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Delegate Registration Open Foyer Outside Room 101 on Level 1 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Technology Center Open Foyer Outside Room 101 on Level 1 Sponsored by AT&T Noon TABCCM T.J. Patterson Golf Tournament Woodhaven Country Club, 913 Country Club Lane, 817-457-5150 (Please contact Jim Wyatt at 361-550-1507 for details.) 2:00 p.m. TML Resolutions Committee Meeting Room 202 C-D on Level 2
Wednesday, October 21 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Delegate Registration Open Foyer Outside Room 101 on Level 1 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Technology Center Open Foyer Outside Room 101 on Level 1 Sponsored by AT&T 9:00 a.m. TML Board of Directors Meeting Room 200 on Level 2
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Guest Hospitality Center Open Room 102 on Level 1 9:00 – 10:15 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions Money for Nothing: Implementing a Performance Management Program in Four Quick, Easy, Free Steps Room 201 A on Level 2 David Childs, Ph.D., CEO, Fit for Fitness, Irving Moderator: Ron Sauma, Councilmember, City of Benbrook The Dallas County Tax Office earned four national awards for excellence and, in 2007 and 2008, was the only government agency in the State of Texas to be recognized by Quality-Texas, the Texas Malcolm Baldrige Performance Excellence program. This session will share the four cornerstones of that program. A Texas Take on the U.S. Economy: What Does this Mean for Texas Local Governments? (repeated at 10:30 a.m.) Room 201 B-C on Level 2 Elizabeth Morris, CEO/Chief Economist, Insight Research Corporation, Dallas Moderator: Garry Watts, Mayor, City of Shenandoah Ms. Morris will provide hard facts about the current economic cycle and how it affects the future of Texas towns, cities, and counties. Leadership: A Reality Check Room 202 A-B on Level 2 Tina Sivinski, Founder and President, Vivezza Partners, Dallas Moderator: Kathryn Wilemon, Deputy Mayor Pro Tem, City of Arlington One of the largest collections in bookstores is on leadership, but the reality is that leadership is not in a book. It is grasping the constant change circulating around us. It is respecting and motivating the multi-generations in today’s workforce. It’s leading through the realities that organizations have goals to achieve and that without motivated teams, achieving results would be much more difficult. We all have the ability to lead change, provided we understand how to move with the natural dynamics in hand. State-of-the-Art Information Technology for Small Cities (Small Cities Session) Room 202 C-D on Level 2 Tim Howell, IT Analyst, City of Hutto Moderator: Laura Rothrock, Councilmember, City of Mexia Revolutionize and transform your city by creating a culture of innovation, improving customer service, and staying on top of technology through low-cost products and solutions. This session will present ways to revolutionize the way you do business and offer services. You won’t want to miss this millennium’s perspective.
Wednesday, October 21 9:00 – 10:15 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions (continued) Successful Economic Development in a Difficult Economy Room 203 A on Level 2 Betty Anne Matthies, Mayor, City of Seguin; Doug Faseler, City Manager, City of Seguin; and Terry Trevino, Director of Economic Development, City of Seguin Moderator: Jill Harrison Souter, Councilmember, City of Alamo Heights Hear how the City of Seguin scored an economic development coup during tough economic times. City leaders will tell how they successfully landed a deal that brought a Caterpillar engine assembly plant to the area, creating more than 1,400 direct jobs. Protecting City Accounts from Identity Theft Room 203 B-C on Level 2 Diane Pedicord, General Counsel, Oklahoma Municipal League, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Moderator: June Earp, Councilmember, City of Azle The purpose of this session is to provide information about the Federal Trade Commission’s “Red Flag Rule” to prevent identity theft. Ms. Pedicord will compare ideas for compliance and consider how this new federal mandate interacts with local sunshine and other laws. The session will focus on establishing policies and procedures for implementing an identity-theft prevention plan, executing an internal risk audit, and anticipating risks to the public. You will learn how to devise and execute a plan, and you will be given an instrument for conducting a thorough identity theft risk assessment and developing a prevention program in compliance with the federal rule requirements. Texas, We Count: Preparing for the 2010 Census Room 204 A-B on Level 2 Panel Moderator: Pauline Medrano, Deputy Mayor Pro Tem, City of Dallas, and National Census Advisory Committee Vice Chair Panel: Marisela Rosales, Census Bureau Partnership Coordinator, Dallas; Sharon Barbosa-Crain, Chair, Complete Count Committee, Irving, and former Councilmember, City of Irving; and Lisa Wood, Chair, Complete Count Committee, Arlington In an effort to proactively prepare for the 2010 Census, Complete Count Committees (CCCs) are being formed all over the nation. These committees work closely with the Census Bureau and reach out to the community in an effort to ensure a complete count of every person residing in that area, since a complete count will benefit cities and the entire state of Texas. Panelists will discuss the advantages of forming these committees and explain how a CCC can help your city prepare residents for April 1, 2010 (Census Day).
10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break Hallway on Level 2 Sponsored by the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) 10:30 – 11:45 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions Small Cities Innovation Lab (Small Cities Session) Room 106 on Level 1 Moderator: Joe Cordina, Mayor, City of Parker Collaboration can spark innovation. You are invited to participate in a roundtable discussion on small city innovation. Come prepared to share a successful city project with your colleagues, and get ready to walk away with some innovative ideas. A Texas Take on the U.S. Economy: What Does this Mean for Texas Local Governments? (repeated from 9:00 a.m.) Room 201 B-C on Level 2 Elizabeth Morris, CEO/Chief Economist, Insight Research Corporation, Dallas Moderator: Troy Miller, Mayor, City of Mexia Please see a description of this session on page 6. Dealing with Difficult Personalities: You Get on My Nerves! Room 202 A-B on Level 2 Lisa Carver, President, Moxie Consulting, Little Rock, Arkansas; and Beth Bormann, Assistant City Manager, City of Carrollton Moderator: Bob Kelly, Mayor, City of West University Place Participants in this interactive session will learn how to better deal with various personality types, both personally and professionally. We will discuss how to face your dread, analyze your personal hot buttons to avoid confrontations, be proactive in all conversations, and modify your personal communication style for positive long-term results. Community Policing Room 202 C-D on Level 2 Jeff Halstead, Chief of Police, Fort Worth Police Department; Ken Flynn, Deputy Chief, Fort Worth Police Department; and Charlie Ramirez, Deputy Chief, Fort Worth Police Department Moderator: Frank Moss, Councilmember, City of Fort Worth Attendees will learn the details of one of the most successful community policing partnerships in the United States. “Code Blue” is also the Citizens on Patrol program in the Fort Worth Police Department. This program is one of the primary reasons Fort Worth has been transformed from one of the most
Wednesday, October 21 10:30 – 11:45 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions (continued) dangerous major cities in the mid-1980s to one of the safest today. You will learn why it was formed, who is involved, and the amount of training and funding required for success. The presenters will also host a question-and-answer session to better serve the audience.
Stronger Development Regulations: Enhancing Your Community’s Sustainability, Beauty, and Safety Room 203 A on Level 2 Rudy Garza, Executive Director, The Brick Industry – Southwest Region, Temple; Tony Jetter, Councilmember, City of Temple; Nika Reineke, Economic Development and Planning Director, City of Lewisville; and John Webb, AICP, Director of Development Services, City of Richardson Moderator: Darren Lathen, Councilmember, City of Garland Every year, communities like yours face the challenge of becoming more sustainable, more beautiful, and safer. The use of stronger development and building standards with defined masonry requirements for all construction can achieve these goals and many more. Masonry construction is durable, sustainable, requires little to no maintenance, retards fire and wind better, can enhance and stabilize your tax base, and, of course, it is absolutely beautiful. Come and learn how to overcome the political hurdles of developing stronger building standards, and learn about the many benefits of masonry standards from people who have been there and done that. Federal Issues of Importance to Cities Room 203 B-C on Level 2 Neil Bomberg, Program Director for Human Development and Public Safety, Federal Relations Center, National League of Cities, Washington, D.C. Moderator: Walter Bowen, Mayor, City of Lake Worth Although far from home, Congress regularly deliberates on legislation that impacts our cities in Texas. NLC staff will brief attendees on the status of NLC’s 2009 federal lobbying priorities.
Providing People Hope: Hometown Stimulus Programs Room 204 A-B on Level 2 Tom Guilfoy, Director of Managed Competition, City of Carrollton Moderator: Mike Taylor, Councilmember, City of Colleyville Come hear how one city is offering its citizens hope. The City of Carrollton launched its own hometown stimulus program in February 2009. The focus of the program is on helping people find temporary jobs, both at the City of Carrollton and elsewhere. As part of the program, Carrollton sponsored a free job fair in March, facilitated networking with potential local companies that might have compensated jobs available for job seekers, and identified short-term sustainable work projects within the city.
Noon – 3:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Exhibit Hall A-F on Level 1 2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Refreshment Break Outside Ballroom A on Level 2 Sponsored by Greenstar
3:00 – 4:45 p.m. Opening General Session and Presentation of Awards Ballroom A-C on Level 2 The Seven Decisions that Determine Personal Success Andy Andrews, Orange Beach, Alabama Presiding: TML President John Cook, Mayor, City of El Paso Join Andy Andrews on a fast-paced exploration of these lifechanging truths, which are based on extracts from his international bestselling book, The Traveler’s Gift. In this address, Andrews will poke fun at our perception of ordinary themes and explain these seven principles in a way you have never heard before. He won’t merely encourage you—he will pave the way for inner change. Andy Andrews is an internationally known speaker and novelist whose combined works have sold millions of copies worldwide. He has been received at the White House and has spoken at the request of four different United States Presidents. His bestseller, The Traveler’s Gift: Seven Decisions that Determine Personal Success, is an international sensation. Its message of hope, faith, and perseverance is transforming thousands of lives worldwide every day. His newest book, The Lost Choice—A Legend of Personal Discovery, blends fiction, extensive research, and a powerful message of hope.
Thursday, October 22 Thursday, October 22 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Delegate Registration Open Foyer Outside Room 101 on Level 1 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Technology Center Open Foyer Outside Room 101 on Level 1 Sponsored by AT&T 7:30 – 8:45 a.m. TML Risk Pools’ Breakfast (separate ticketed event, NO CHARGE) Ballroom C on Level 2 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open Exhibit Hall A-F on Level 1 A continental breakfast, sponsored by Buxton, will be served in the exhibit hall from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. – Noon and 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Affiliates Board, Business, or Educational Sessions (AHMO, AMCC, GFOAT, TABCCM, TAMHO, TCAA, TMPRTA, TMUA, and TPWA) Association of Hispanic Municipal Officials (AHMO) Room 110 A on Level 1 8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions AHMO President Daniel Tejada, Mayor, Floresville; AHMO Founder Felix Arambula, Planner, San Antonio Water Systems; AHMO Founder Rudy Villarreal, Mayor, City of Alamo; and Johnny Rodriguez, AHMO Executive Director 8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Legislative Wrap-Up The Honorable Roberto R. Alonzo, State Representative, District 104 Hear a recap of the 2009 legislative session, including proposed bills and bills that did not pass. 9:20 – 10:05 a.m. Importance of the Census: What Is It Used for and Why? Pauline Medrano, Deputy Mayor Pro Tem, City of Dallas, and National Census Advisory Committee Vice Chair We’ve come a long way since the first census in 1790, which counted 3.9 million people. Then, the census was taken in the 13 original states plus the districts of Kentucky, Maine, Vermont, and the Southwest Territory (of Tennessee). In the 210 years since the first census, the census has grown to a sophisticated tool. Census
2000, taken April 1, 2000, counted 281,421,906 people in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Using equal portions, each state is assigned one congressional seat (as provided by the Constitution). The apportionment formula then allocates the remaining 385 seats one at a time among the 50 states until all 435 seats are assigned. In addition to apportionment, the decennial census results are used: • to distribute almost $200 billion annually in federal, state, local, and tribal funds; • to draw state legislative districts; • to evaluate the success of programs or identify populations in need of services; and • for many other purposes. 10:10 – 10:50 a.m. Water Issues Facing Texas and the Nation Robert Puente, J.D., President and CEO, San Antonio Water Systems Managing and protecting our water resources is one of the most critical issues facing Texas today. As our population increases, demand for water will grow. Why should water matter to you? Topics during this session will include water shortages, environmental impacts, and forecasting community needs in the future. 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Public Utilities, Regulation, and Municipal Effects Alfred Herrera, Managing Partner, Herrera & Boyle PLLC, Austin The pros and cons of overall utility management, legal, and administrative issues will be discussed. This is what every city should know! 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. Mandatory AHMO Membership Annual Meeting and Board Election Please call AHMO Executive Director Johnny Rodriguez (cell: 210-723-5776) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you are unable to attend this important meeting. 2:30 – 3:15 p.m. AHMO Executive Board Annual Meeting
Thursday, October 22
Association of Mayors, Councilmembers and Commissioners (AMCC) Room 201 A-C on Level 2 9:00 – 10:15 a.m. Scenic City Certification Can Bring Long-Term Results Regina Morales, Director of Economic Development, City of Sugar Land; and Anne Culver, Executive Vice President, Scenic Texas Please see a description of this session on page 12. 10:30 – 11:45 a.m. Room 201 A-C on Level 2 Leadership Ethics (repeated at 2:00 p.m.) Brian Muir, President, James Madison Group, Inc., North Salt Lake, Utah Please see a description of this session on page 13. 2:00 – 3:15 p.m. Room 201 A-C on Level 2 Leadership Ethics (repeated from 10:30 a.m.) Brian Muir, President, James Madison Group, Inc., North Salt Lake, Utah Please see a description of this session on page 13. 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. Room 202 C-D on Level 2 The Psychology of Critical Communications: Holding Ourselves and Others Accountable Dr. Randall Garner, Professor of Behavioral Sciences, College of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville Please see a description of this session on page 16. 4:45 p.m. Room 202 C-D on Level 2 AMCC Business Meeting
Government Finance Officers Association of Texas (GFOAT) Room 101 on Level 1 9:00 – 10:15 a.m. Interpreting Economic Data for the Non-Economists: Telling the Story Inside the Numbers Lewis F. McLain, Jr., President, CityBase.Net, Inc., McKinney; and Hank N. Mulvihill, Jr., Principal, Mulvihill Asset Management, Richardson You are not being told the real stories in the news media. In fact, during this session you will receive examples of the misinformation and news spinners in government and the media. You will hear from two speakers who will show you the data that makes a difference and prove that it is a “must” to assess information correctly to prepare for managing city financial decisions, as well as those for personal investment and retirement.
10:30 – 11:45 a.m. Current Issues in Public Debt Management and the Municipal Bond Market Kim Edwards, Vice President, Municipal Finance, Fidelity Capital Markets, Austin; and John L. Martin, Jr., Senior Vice President, Public Finance, Southwest Securities, Dallas What is the market for traditional tax-exempt bonds? What alternatives or options are available to issuers? What considerations should an issuer have before entering a bond market? What impact do any of the federal initiatives have on local government bonds? Texas Association of Black City Councilmembers (TABCCM) Room 108 on Level 1 2:00 – 3:15 p.m. Welcome and Guest Speaker Mark A. Washington, CGBA, SPHR, Director of Human Resources, City of Austin 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. TABCCM Business Meeting Texas Association of Municipal Health Officials (TAMHO) Room 111 on Level 1 9:00 – 9:30 a.m. TAMHO Business Meeting Presiding: TAMHO President Sal Garcia, Director of Health, Midland Health Department, City of Midland 9:30 – 10:00 a.m. El Paso Health Department Response to the Swine Flu Virus Pat Fowler, M.S., Administrator, El Paso Public Health Department, City of El Paso 10:15 – 10:45 a.m. Expansion of the School of Rural Public Health Programs at Texas A&M University Tony Rene, Ph.D., M.P.H., Assistant Dean, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, School of Rural Public Health, College Station 10:45 – 11:15 a.m. International British Studies: A Comparative Analysis of Public Health Systems in the United States and Great Britain Bob Galvan, Dr.P.H., M.P.H., M.S., D.A.A.S., President and CEO, Galvan & Associates, Fort Worth 11:15 a.m. – Noon Legislative Update TAMHO President Sal Garcia, Director of Health, Midland Health Department, City of Midland; Mark Brinkley, R.S.,
Thursday, October 22 Director of Health, City of San Marcos; Roger Barker, Director of Health, Waco/McLennan County Health Department, Waco; Wayne Farrell, Director of Health, Bell County Public Health District, Temple; John Teel, Teel Consulting Services, Garland; Pat Fowler, M.S., Administrator, El Paso Public Health Department, City of El Paso; and Mike Lester, Director of Health, City of Baytown
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Ethics Ross Fischer, City Attorney, City of Seguin
Texas City Attorneys Association (TCAA) Room 103 A-B on Level 1 Attendees of the entire day’s program can earn 4.75 hours of MCLE credit (including 1 hour of ethics). Session sponsored by Taylor, Olson, Adkins, Sralla, and Elam, L.L.P. 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Registration
Texas Municipal Parks, Recreation and Tourism Association (TMPRTA) Room 109 on Level 1 9:00 – 9:50 a.m. Park Dedication Ordinances in Texas: A Missed Opportunity Dr. John Crompton, Councilmember, City of College Station, and Distinguished Professor, Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Services, Texas A&M University, College Station This session will report the results of an analysis of 48 Texas city park dedication ordinances. The study showed this was a substantially underused revenue resource in Texas cities, many ordinances were likely to lose a challenge in the courts because they had not been updated to reflect recent court decisions, and such ordinances are a fiscally conservative approach to financing both the acquisition and the development of parks in Texas.
9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks TCAA President Charles Anderson, City Attorney, City of Irving; and David Yett, City Attorney, City of Fort Worth 9:15 – 9:45 a.m. Eminent Domain Update Loren B. Smith, Olson and Olson, Houston 9:45 – 10:15 a.m. Recent State Cases of Interest to Cities Clarissa Rodriguez, Denton, Navarro, Rocha and Bernal, San Antonio 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Veterans’ Employment Rights Sheila Gladstone, Lloyd Gosselink, Austin 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Alternative Delivery Methods for Construction Projects Tim Matheny, Ford, Nassen and Baldwin, Dallas 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. Open Meetings Act: Unconstitutional? Scott Houston, Director of Legal Services, Texas Municipal League, Austin 2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Recent Federal Cases of Interest to Cities Randy Montgomery, D. Randall Montgomery and Associates, Dallas 3:15 – 3:45 p.m. Hotel Tax Update Bennett Sandlin, General Counsel, Texas Municipal League, Austin
4:45 p.m. TCAA Business Meeting and Closing Election of TCAA officers and passing of the gavel
10:00 – 10:50 a.m. The Impact of Parks in Contributing to Your City’s Bottom Line Jim Carillo, A.S.L.A., A.I.C.P., Vice President, Director of Planning, Halff Associates, Inc., Austin There has been a lot of interest in the economic contribution of parks in Texas in recent years. Studies by Dr. John Crompton of Texas A&M University have established the proximate principle as a measure of value, and the study of the economic impact of parks on jobs released by the Texas Recreation and Parks Society in 2007 showed the impact statewide. Everyone says that parks add value to our communities, but it is often difficult to put a real-life value to our parks. How does this translate down to the real-world level, to a specific city level? What impact does this have in proving the worth of our park systems in tight economic times? This session presents the results of an in-depth study of how parks have affected area property values in one central Texas community. 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Grants for Parks and Programs Legislative Update Concerning Parks Tim Hogsett, Director of Recreation Grants, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin; and Brad Griggs, Director of Parks and Recreation and Legislative Committee Chairperson, Texas Recreation and Parks Society, Rockwall This session will be an overview of the grant resources that the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has available for park development and recreation programs. The legislative update will
Thursday, October 22 Texas Municipal Parks, Recreation and Tourism Association (TMPRTA) continued be an overview of bills from the 81st Texas Legislative Session that concern state and local parks. 2:00 – 2:50 p.m. Rethinking Skatepark Development: A New Paradigm for Youth Skatepark Development Within a Modern Community Trevor Morgan, Vice President, New Line Skateparks Inc., Canada This session will explore modern skatepark trends in design, strategies in risk management, and facility programming initiatives. Additionally, participants will hear how cities can position themselves to respond to this new reality and the associated costs. 3:00 – 3:50 p.m. TMPRTA Business Meeting Texas Municipal Utilities Association (TMUA) Room 113 A-B on Level 1 9:00 – 10:15 a.m. Texas One-Call System and the Impact of the Railroad Commission’s Chapter 18 Jim Bob Sims, Damage Prevention Manager North Texas, Texas Excavation Safety System, Dallas; and Julie R. Presley, Compliance Coordinator, Damage Prevention Program, Safety Division, Texas Railroad Commission, Austin 10:30 am – 11:45 am Corrosion: Why Should I Be Concerned? David Haines, Pipeline and Water and Wastewater Manager, NACE (National Association of Corrosion Engineers) International, Houston Texas Public Works Association (TPWA) Fort Worth Club, 306 West Seventh, Trinity Room 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast Buffet 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Status of Transportation Corridors of the Future Michael Reeves, President, Ports-to-Plains Coalition, Lubbock; James Beauchamp, President, MOTRAN Alliance, Inc., Midland; and Gary Bushell, Attorney, Alliance for I-69 10:30 – 11:45 a.m. TPWA Board of Directors Meeting 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Guest Hospitality Center Open Room 102 on Level 1
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Concurrent Sessions Visual Thinking for Strategic Planning Room 200 on Level 2 Steven Wright, Owner, Wrightmarks Graphic Facilitation, Seattle, Washington; and Carol Zolnerowich, Deputy City Manager, City of Mesquite Moderator: John Monaco, Mayor, City of Mesquite Come learn how visual thinking can support organizational and group success in strategic planning. In this session, you will learn how coupling text and presentation materials with graphics and visual architectures will significantly enhance meaning, comprehension, and memory when it’s time to develop a strategic plan in your city. Scenic City Certification Can Bring Long-Term Results (AMCC) Room 201 A-C on Level 2 Regina Morales, Director of Economic Development, City of Sugar Land; and Anne Culver, Executive Vice President, Scenic Texas Moderator: Jim Covington, Mayor, City of Belton City officials in every city have a choice in how their city looks. Through the use of a variety of municipal programs, today’s city officials have an impact on the growth and development of their cities for years to come. The mission of the Scenic Cities Certification Program is to support and recognize cities that implement scenic standards for public roadways and public spaces, with the long-term goal of improving the image of all cities. Learn how your city can achieve status as a Scenic City. Leadership for Extraordinary Times (continued at 10:30 a.m.) Room 202 A-B on Level 2 Kevin Baum, Principal, InCentergy Consulting Group, Austin Moderator: Leonard Reed, Mayor, City of Willis A wise person once said, “May you live to see extraordinary times…” Congratulations, friends, you made it. In the short time since we turned the millennium, we have seen incredible events take place in the United States and the world. From acts of terrorism, to natural disasters, to the collapse of entire business dynasties, the pace and scale of major events in this century alone have become staggering. How we respond to these events, should they occur on our watch, is what will define us as inspired leaders and organizations, not the fact that they happened while we were in charge. This session will give leaders the necessary tools and skills to Face Failure, rather than Fear Failure. It will demonstrate the inherent power in honesty, so long as we can Name, Claim, and Explain what we are doing in response to major events (as opposed to Name, Blame, and Inflame!).
Thursday, October 22 9:00 – 10:15 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions (continued) Positioning Your City for Retail: Maximizing Retail Opportunities Room 202 C-D on Level 2 Bob Bolen, Partner, Buxton, Fort Worth; and Amy Wetzel, Senior Vice President, Buxton, Fort Worth Moderator: Jim Winn, Mayor, City of Sundown Now is the best time for communities to set the stage for retail growth by improving their infrastructure and sharpening marketing skills. This session will give you a variety of tools, techniques, and best practices used by cities to grow their retail base. You will leave the session aware of retail opportunities and how to capitalize on them. Thinking “Outside the Box” Inside a Small City (Small Cities Session) Room 203 A on Level 2 Reed Iwami, President, World Web Resources, Georgetown; Bryan Scott, Vice President of Sales and Chief Operation Officer, World Web Resources, Georgetown; and Bob Hart, City Manager, City of Kennedale Moderator: Beverly Gaines, Councilmember, City of Webster A small population doesn’t diminish the relevance of developing and nurturing your city’s image. Being a small city doesn’t minimize the importance of providing your citizens with access to information 24/7 about their local government. Learn how cost-effectively you can have a custom-designed Web site, as well as a citizens-driven branding program, that fits your small city’s budget. Preparing Critical IT Infrastructure Systems for Disasters Room 203 B-C on Level 2 Randy Wright, Director of Public Safety, Portland, Texas, Police Department; and Mike Conduff, President and CEO, The Elim Group, Denton Moderator: Jungus Jordan, Councilmember, City of Fort Worth Weather-related disasters often come with some warning—a few days for a hurricane, a few minutes for a tornado, and sometimes only a few seconds for a flood. Other disasters come with no warning—a damaging fire, an attack in the building, a major power outage. Warning or no warning, preventable or not preventable, during the disaster is NOT the time to be wondering about the integrity and redundancy of your critical information technology infrastructure. In this fast-paced and practical session, policy-makers and practitioners alike will learn which systems are most critical and what they should be doing to protect and use them during a significant disaster. An Update on the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) (repeated at 3:30 p.m.) Room 204 A-B on Level 2 David Gavia, Acting Executive Director, TMRS, Austin; and Nancy Goerdel, Acting Chief Investment Officer, TMRS, Austin Moderator: David Ruesink, Councilmember, City of College Station Attendees will hear an update on the latest developments at TMRS. A question-and-answer period will be included.
10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break Sponsored by Oncor Exhibit Hall A-F on Level 1 and Hallway on Level 2
10:30 – 11:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions Thinking Beyond the Limits: Regional and Statewide Wind Energy Economic Development Projects (Small Cities Session) Room 200 on Level 2 Greg Wortham, Mayor, Sweetwater; Joe Vining, Senior Vice President of Economic Development, Round Rock Economic Development Partnership; and Buzz David, President and CEO, Amarillo Economic Development Corporation, Amarillo Moderator: Jerod Peek, City Commissioner, City of Sweetwater Regional and statewide partnerships can harvest great economic benefits for your city. Get the inside scoop on how several cities have cooperatively harnessed a piece in the wind energy market. Leadership Ethics (AMCC) (repeated at 2:00 p.m.) Room 201 A-C on Level 2 Brian Muir, President, James Madison Group, Inc., North Salt Lake, Utah Moderator: Freddie Taylor, Councilmember, City of Sulphur Springs As a public sector leader, you are held to the highest standards by citizens. The press is also watching, and just one mistake by your employees could create a public relations nightmare for years to come. Come learn the ethical foundations of government and how to strive for ethical leadership excellence. Discover how to avoid the most common ethical mistakes and how to create an ethical culture on your team. Just one significant ethical lapse could derail your public sector career; discover the ethical principles to follow to prevent this from happening to you or your employees. Leadership for Extraordinary Times (continued from 9:00 a.m.) Room 202 A-B on Level 2 Kevin Baum, Principal, InCentergy Consulting Group, Austin Moderator: Leonard Reed, Mayor, City of Willis Please see a description of this session on page 12. The Do’s and Don’ts of City Management Evaluations Room 202 C-D on Level 2 Ron Cox, Principal, Ron Cox Consulting, Friendswood; and James Thurmond, Ph.D., Director, MPA Program, University of Houston Moderator: TML Past President Jackie Levingston, Mayor, City of Groesbeck Evaluating employees on job performance is difficult for even the most experienced supervisors. For elected officials, the challenges are even greater for a variety of reasons—for example, lack of experience in evaluations, lack of knowledge of public operations, political pressures, time constraints, uncertainty about the employee’s 13
Thursday, October 22 10:30 – 11:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions (continued) actual duties, and lack of information about the employee’s job performance. Evaluations are important to help improve performance; however, they must be done correctly, or there may not be a change in performance. The issue is not whether to evaluate; the real issue concerns the quality of the evaluation.
Social Media for Municipalities: Passing Fad? (continued at 2:00 p.m.) Room 203 A on Level 2 Carla Pendergraft, Owner, Carla Pendergraft Associates, Waco; and Will Hampton, Communications Director, City of Round Rock Moderator: Randy Riggs, Councilmember, City of Waco Facebook, blogs, and Twitter are the new darlings of business these days. But do they have any applications for municipalities, or are they just a fad and a waste of time? Attend this session to find out more about social media and learn some of the ways that cities are currently using them. Recruiting and Motivating Emerging Leaders and Volunteers Room 203 B-C on Level 2 Vicki Luther, Ph.D., Co-Director, Heartland Center for Leadership Development, Kerrville Moderator: John Marez, Councilmember, City of Corpus Christi This useful and practical session will help guide you in recruiting and maintaining community and organizational leaders and volunteers. Combining leadership and motivational theory with Ms. Luther’s experience in community development, this session will be a must for community builders everywhere. Understanding and Planning for the Risks of Governing a City Room 204 A-B on Level 2 TML Intergovernmental Risk Pool Staff Moderator: David McCartney, Councilmember, City of Baytown This presentation will focus on the fundamentals of risk management and loss prevention. Special attention will be given to the identification of loss trends and subsequent corrective actions in historically problematic areas and departments within local governmental entities. Types of services and resources available to help prevent losses will be explained.
Noon – 1:45 p.m. Delegate Luncheon and Keynote Speaker (separate ticketed event, $25) Ballroom A-C on Level 2 Experience the Extraordinary Craig Karges, Wheeling, West Virginia Presiding: TML President John Cook, Mayor, City of El Paso Craig Karges will combine the art of magic with the science of psychology and the power of intuition to create the impression that nothing is impossible. Tables will float, minds will be read, metal will bend, and your imagination will be challenged because you won’t believe your eyes! Using total audience participation, Karges will dazzle the mind as he challenges you to question what is real and what is unreal. He will baffle, mystify, and thoroughly entertain you and then, at the end of the presentation—when he has you in the palm of his hand—he will deliver a powerful message concerning the potential of the human mind. “Experience the Extraordinary” is business theatre and motivational entertainment at its best! Craig Karges is an award-winning entertainer, a nationally recognized speaker, and an author. His performance is an extraordinary blend of mystery, humor, psychology, and intuition. He says that he does not possess supernatural powers, nor does he claim to perform as a psychic or a magician. While he acknowledges that he is an entertainer, and showmanship plays a role in what he does, he insists that he does not prearrange anything with members of the audience.
2:00 – 3:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions Town and Gown Relations: Achieving Community Together (ACT) Campaign Room 106 on Level 1 Lisa Dvorak, Assistant Chief of Police, City of San Marcos; Michelle M. Lopez, Associate Director of the LBJ Student Center, Texas State University-San Marcos; and Dr. Joanne H. Smith, Vice President for Student Affairs, Texas State UniversitySan Marcos Moderator: Ben White, Mayor, City of College Station The Achieving Community Together (ACT) Campaign is a collaborative effort of the City of San Marcos and Texas State University-San Marcos to work together on common values, missions, and goals. Formed in June 2008, ACT is the result of innovative problem-solving and citizen participation. ACT promotes positive relations between student and non-student residents through education, community connectedness, and resources. The program has rapidly evolved from a single educational event to a large scale, ongoing program with long-term impact.
Thursday, October 22 Health Care Changes in a Recession Room 200 on Level 2 Susan Smith, Executive Director, TML Intergovernmental Employee Benefits Pool, Austin Moderator: Angela Raiborn, Mayor, City of Rusk Health care costs rank among the top economic concerns of Americans. Health care expenses are the fastest-growing cost component for employers, rising much faster than the underlying rate of inflation. But what can an employer do? This presentation will offer specific answers to that question. We will also discuss the current discussions in Washington, D.C., and their potential impact on political subdivisions’ self-funded and/or fully funded benefit plans. Leadership Ethics (AMCC) (repeated from 10:30 a.m.) Room 201 A-C on Level 2 Brian Muir, President, James Madison Group, Inc., North Salt Lake, Utah Moderator: Scott Sheley, Councilmember, City of Baytown Please see a description of this session on page 13. Community Change and the New Economy: A Best Practice Approach (continued at 3:30 p.m.) Room 202 A-B on Level 2 Dave Ivan, Regional Director, Michigan State University Extension Central Region, Michigan State University West Moderator: Ray Aranda, Jr., Mayor Pro Tem, City of Dilley Today, regionalism is being completely redefined, based on community goals. High-performing communities don’t look to their community neighbors as competitors, but rather as partners in luring talent and innovation. The foundation of the new economy is the recognition that economic competition and success are now determined on a global, not local, scale. In this session, Mr. Ivan will share successful strategies of communities across the country as they work within this new economy. Criticism Management Room 202 C-D on Level 2 Dr. Randall Garner, Professor of Behavioral Sciences, College of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville Moderator: Mark Conlee, Mayor, City of Bryan Based on years of research and an award-winning book in the area of criticism management, this session will offer a new way to view and handle criticism and criticism-prone situations. Using a new definition and targeted techniques, participants will be provided practical advice and proven strategies for giving, receiving, and even soliciting criticism. You will learn the answers to these important questions and more: Why do people criticize? Is it better to give or receive criticism? What are some of the communication problems we encounter in dealing with criticism? How can we better assess criticism we receive from others? How can we best respond to criticism? What are the advantages of actually soliciting criticism from others?
Social Media for Municipalities: Passing Fad? (continued from 10:30 a.m.) Room 203 A on Level 2 Carla Pendergraft, Owner, Carla Pendergraft Associates, Waco; and Will Hampton, Communications Director, City of Round Rock Moderator: Randy Riggs, Councilmember, City of Waco In this session, we’ll go into more depth about the social media tools available today—including specific blogging tools, wikis, YouTube, and more—and how they can be useful to cities. Building the Internal Capacity of Your Organization (repeated at 3:30 p.m.) Room 203 B-C on Level 2 Barbara E. Lewis, Associate, Corporation for Positive Change, Denver, Colorado Moderator: Guy Jackson, Mayor, City of Anahuac When has your city or department been at its best? When have you been inspired to stretch and fully express your strengths? When have you been able to give others the confidence to achieve more? What would happen if you focused on what is most valuable and life-giving in your city? In this important session, you will explore these questions as you learn how to build upon your strengths—that is, build capacity—to help move your city forward. Strategies for Addressing Your Compensation and Benefits in Uncertain Times (repeated at 3:30 p.m.) Room 204 A-B on Level 2 Harold Cates, Director of Human Resources, City of Midlothian; Lisa Norris, Director of Human Resources, City of Grand Prairie; and Gayle Sims, Director of Human Resources, City of Waxahachie Moderator: Boyce Whatley, Mayor, City of Midlothian Cities, now more than ever, must work smarter as many municipalities are being asked to do more with less. While tax revenues decline and demands for service continue, programs are increasingly evaluated for efficiency, processes are streamlined, and every dollar spent is scrutinized to ensure impact to the bottom line is justified. In this session, panelists will provide creative cost-saving alternatives to traditional approaches in the areas of benefits and compensation. We will share proven ideas that our cities have implemented that have worked for us and may present options for you. Discussions will include alternative strategies to traditional benefits and compensation approaches, including employee-leasing, job-sharing, high school intern programs, use of incentives, aligning wellness with strategic goals, interlocal agreements, employee morale, and benefit communication.
Thursday, October 22, and Friday, October 23 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Affiliates Board, Business, or Educational Sessions (AHMO, AMCC, TABCCM, TCAA, and TMPRTA) (See pages 9-12 for details.) 3:15 – 3:30 p.m. Refreshment Break Sponsored by HillCo Partners Exhibit Hall A-F on Level 1 and Hallway on Level 2
3:30 – 4:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions An Update on the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) (repeated from 9:00 a.m.) Room 200 on Level 2 David Gavia, Acting Executive Director, TMRS, Austin; and Nancy Goerdel, Acting Chief Investment Officer, TMRS, Austin Moderator: Ronnie Christian, Alderman, City of Stanton Please see a description of this session on page 13. What Every City Official Should Know About the Legislative Process in Texas: How the Process Affects the Outcome Room 201 A-C on Level 2 Frank Sturzl, Executive Director, Texas Municipal League; and Shanna Igo, Deputy Executive Director for Policy Development and Legistative Services, Texas Municipal League Many city officials may not be aware of the details of how the legislative process works. Routine suspensions of various rules and even the Texas Constitution are common. Conference committees often make new legislation without the benefit of public input. Learn how these and other intricacies of the process affect city-related legislation. Community Change and the New Economy: A Best Practice Approach (continued from 2:00 p.m.) Room 202 A-B on Level 2 Dave Ivan, Regional Director, Michigan State University Extension Central Region, Michigan State University West Moderator: Ray Aranda, Jr., Mayor Pro Tem, City of Dilley Please see a description of this session on page 15. The Psychology of Critical Communications: Holding Ourselves and Others Accountable (AMCC) Room 202 C-D on Level 2 Dr. Randall Garner, Professor of Behavioral Sciences, College of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville Moderator: Marie Briseno, Councilmember, City of Lamesa Building on the Criticism Management concepts, this session will examine how to have a successful accountability/critical conversation with others (employees, coworkers, associates, and so on) without the conversation being destined for doom or focused on symptoms rather than the real issues. Participants
will explore the often delicate circumstances that can occur when we observe “performance gaps” between what is expected from others and what actually occurs. Based on the interpersonal psychology of the communication process (what is going on inside of us and others), practical suggestions will be offered to more effectively present criticism and feedback in a manner that has a greater chance of short-circuiting defensive responses while maintaining individual accountability. There are many psychological biases that affect our interpersonal interactions. This can lead us down a path that can result in misinterpretations, excessive emotion, and mixed messages—often leading to less-than-ideal behavior. Every person in a leadership position should be armed with this valuable information.
Building the Internal Capacity of Your Organization (repeated from 2:00 p.m.) Room 203 B-C on Level 2 Barbara E. Lewis, Associate, Corporation for Positive Change, Denver, Colorado Moderator: Deloris “Bobbie” Prince, Mayor, City of Port Arthur Please see a description of this session on page 15. Strategies for Addressing Your Compensation and Benefits in Uncertain Times (repeated from 2:00 p.m.) Room 204 A-B on Level 2 Harold Cates, Director of Human Resources, City of Midlothian; Lisa Norris, Director of Human Resources, City of Grand Prairie; and Gayle Sims, Director of Human Resources, City of Waxahachie Moderator: Sam Fugate, Mayor, City of Kingsville Please see a description of this session on page 15. 4:45 p.m. AMCC Business Meeting Room 202 C-D on Level 2 Evening Vendor Hospitality Events
Friday, October 23 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Delegate Registration Open Foyer Outside Room 101 on Level 1 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Technology Center Open Foyer Outside Room 101 on Level 1 Sponsored by AT&T
Friday, October 23 7:30 – 8:45 a.m. Women in Government Breakfast (separate ticketed event, $20) Ballroom C on Level 2 It’s Never Too Late to Be What Might Have Been Susan Carnahan, Carnahan Presents, Inc., Monument, Colorado Presiding: TML President-Elect Debra McCartt, Mayor, City of Amarillo Change is frightening because it surrounds the unknown. This inspiring session will help you look forward to, and even create, change as a mechanism in reaching new horizons and goals. Experience Susan’s message on how to open yourself to challenges and learn what you must do in order to transform your life. Susan Carnahan’s enthusiasm for life, humor, and talk-show style combine to animate audience interaction with the how-to’s of leadership today. With more than 20 years in advertising, marketing, and finance, she has turned her talent toward speaking and motivating over the last 22 years. Speaking to more than 150,000 individuals a year—from the Chickasaw Indian Reservation in Oklahoma to Kemper Insurance, Ford, Kodak, Ping, and Arizona Power—Susan has helped companies and individuals across North America and Europe achieve new levels of prosperity, happiness, and productivity. She has shared the platform with such professionals as Barbara Bush, Colin Powell, Barbara Walters, Magic Johnson, Dr. Joyce Brothers, and Maya Angelou. She wrote and recorded the audio cassette programs Lessons In Leadership and What’s Sex Got To Do With It? Her latest book is Motivational Leaders.
8:00 a.m. – Noon Exhibit Hall Open Exhibit Hall A-F on Level 1 A continental breakfast, sponsored by First Southwest Company, will be served in the exhibit hall from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. – Noon Affiliates Board, Business, or Educational Sessions (TAMIO and TMLDA) Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO) Room 202 A-B on Level 2 11:45 a.m. – Noon TAMIO Business Meeting
Texas Municipal Library Directors Association (TMLDA) Room 103 A-B on Level 1 9:00 – 10:15 a.m. The LeadershipPlenty® Training Program Mary Beth Harrington, Membership and Resource Development Director, Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations, Austin This session will offer a taste of the LeadershipPlenty® training program, which consists of nine modules that identify skills vital for people to develop in order solve community problems. Among the skills addressed in the modules are group development and dynamics, techniques for managing meetings, dealing with conflict, developing partnerships, and project implementation skills. 10:30 – 11:45 a.m. TMLDA Business Meeting
9:00 – 10:15 a.m. Concurrent Sessions Avoiding Litigation: A Workplace Survival Guide Room 200 on Level 2 Michael Mirarchi, President, Mirarchi Management Group, Plano Moderator: Charles Alworth, Councilmember, City of Tyler Litigation-free management is a by-product of positive employee relations. Learn practical strategies and tactics for protecting municipal and personal assets. Take away scripted responses to use to avoid liability in sensitive situations and prevent past events from being used to support future legal claims. Learn how to replace liability with credibility. Legal Question-and-Answer Session for General Law and Home Rule Cities Room 201 A-C on Level 2 TML Legal Staff Saying It for Less: Why Communications Is Still Important in Tight Budget Times (repeated at 10:30 a.m.) Room 202 A-B on Level 2 Tom Bryson, Director of Communications, City of Farmers Branch; and Belinda Willis, Director of Communications and Marketing, City of Mansfield Moderator: Oscar Trevino, Mayor, City of North Richland Hills As Texas cities navigate this tough economic climate, it is important that dialogue with residents not get lost in the shuffle. A panel of Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers
Friday, October 23 9:00 – 10:15 a.m. Concurrent Sessions (continued) (TAMIO) professionals will explain why continued and frequent citizen communication is more important than ever as cities make tough decisions during the current economic crisis. This session will offer suggestions on ways to keep communications a priority for little or no cost. You’ll learn how to produce quality publications for less, use online and social networking sites to reach more residents at lower cost, and partner with other public agencies to share costs on communication and marketing efforts.
Are You Leading a Cutting Edge Life? (repeated at 10:30 a.m.) Room 202 C-D on Level 2 Melanie Bolke, Founder, ShineTheLight Communications, Austin Moderator: Susan Clifford Narvaiz, Mayor, City of San Marcos The way we use technology has changed the way we interact with each other. Constant demand for instant accessibility holds us captive to hand-held devices. Discover four keys to managing your personal energy in response to today’s fast-paced, 24/7 environment. Retail: The New Economic Development Room 203 A on Level 2 C. Kelly Cofer, CCIM, Principal, The Retail Coach, Tupelo, Mississippi; and Aaron Farmer, National Project Director, The Retail Coach, Tupelo, Mississippi Moderator: Barbara McIntyre, Councilmember, City of Cleveland “Once upon a time,” as the fairy tale openings say, the concept of economic development was synonymous with industrial recruitment, as thousands of economic development organizations across the U.S. focused their efforts on attracting manufacturing facilities. Within the last decade, however, these development organizations received a rude awakening. It seems that almost overnight, most found themselves facing new and unfamiliar obstacles as more and more manufacturing jobs were moved outside of the U.S. to reduce costs. These once-mighty manufacturing foundations seemed like just a fairy tale, indeed. The good news is that, as in the past, American economic developers have continued to adapt, and development organizations around the country are now finding new ways to boost their local economies in a once often-overlooked field: Retail Recruitment and Development. Join us for our presentation and discover how the right retail recruitment tools and modern strategies can better enable your community to effectively compete.
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. TML Board of Directors Meeting Room 204 A on Level 2 10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break Exhibit Hall A-F on Level 1 and Hallway on Level 2 Sponsored by Huitt-Zollars, Inc.
10:30 – 11:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions Leading Organizational Change Room 200 on Level 2 J. Clint Anderson, Ph.D., Founder and President, J. Clint Anderson Company, Georgetown Moderator: Allen Harris, Councilmember, City of The Colony The need for change in organizations is no longer a question. The question is how to bring about effective change. This presentation will give insight into achieving organizational change. Participants will clarify the leader’s role in the change process as they consider the three approaches to changing an organization. Four primary leadership considerations will lay a foundation for determining the appropriate change process. The result will be a greater understanding of the capacity for achieving the desired changes, including anticipation of levels of resistance. The Future of Transportation in Texas Room 201 A-C on Level 2 Barry M. Goodman, President, The Goodman Corporation, Houston; and Lynn Spencer, Senior Associate, The Goodman Corporation, Houston Moderator: Theresa Scott, Councilmember, City of Elgin This session will help you maximize your city’s local dollars and will guide you in your efforts to seek state and federal funding for various transportation and community revitalization projects. Topics will include the impacts of recently approved Texas state legislation; the new, upcoming transportation authorization; and the American Reinvestment Recovery Act. You will leave this session with knowledge and understanding of local, state, and federal funding tools and how new legislation will assist you in implementing your transportation and community revitalization priorities. Saying It for Less: Why Communications Is Still Important in Tight Budget Times (repeated from 9:00 a.m.) Room 202 A-B on Level 2 Tom Bryson, Director of Communications, City of Farmers Branch; and Belinda Willis, Director of Communications and Marketing, City of Mansfield Moderator: Kenneth Sapp, Councilmember, City of North Richland Hills Please see a description of this session on page 17.
Friday, October 23 Are You Leading a Cutting Edge Life? (repeated from 9:00 a.m.) Room 202 C-D on Level 2 Melanie Bolke, Founder, ShineTheLight Communications, Austin Moderator: Gretchen Fagan, Mayor, City of Tomball Please see a description of this session on page 18. Texas’ Multicultural Future: Crisis or Opportunity? Room 203 A on Level 2 Ed Retta, Managing Partner, Cross Culture Communications, Dallas; and Cynthia Brink, Partner, Cross Culture Communications, Dallas Moderator: David Southern, Mayor, City of Granbury From the panhandle to Brownsville, Texas is changing. Our population is diversifying—and not only due to Mexican immigration. Many communities have increasing numbers of Asians and Muslims. The visible impact gives many of us pause for concern: Is this a good development or not? In this session, you will learn that we need not fear the shift in our population, because Texas is a place where many people want to live. The big question is: Now that we must interact daily with people from different cultures, how can we do it better? What are some of the challenges—and benefits—to local government? Persuasion Power: The Art of Letting Others Have Your Way Room 203 B-C on Level 2 Susan Carnahan, Carnahan Presents, Inc., Monument, Colorado Moderator: Shelley Brophy, Commissioner, City of Nacogdoches How would you like to convince your boss that you deserve a three-week paid vacation? What about selling your cost-saving idea to management? Or persuading your spouse to clean the house or take out the trash without a fight? Maybe you’d like your children to do their homework without a hassle? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, you need to brush up on your negotiating skills. Whether you know it or not, every day you encounter situations where you need to communicate clearly and effectively in business and in life…better known as negotiating! Susan Carnahan’s session will be filled with tips and techniques for refining your listening, selling, and persuasion skills to help you get what you want using style, tact, and ease. Generating Electric Power Can Be a Breeze Room 204 B on Level 2 Mike Sloan, President, Virtus Energy Research Associates, Austin Moderator: Roger Van Horn, Mayor, City of Nacogdoches Wind power—recognized as one of the most important elements of the climate solution—is a cost-effective and readily available technology for zero emission and zero water consumption electricity generation, capable of being added rapidly to contribute meaningfully to state and national electric needs. This session will
discuss the success of the Texas wind industry as a leading example of how government leadership, combined with well-conceived policies, can effectively catalyze clean energy development. Noon – 1:45 p.m. Delegate Luncheon and Keynote Speaker (separate ticketed event, $25) Ballroom A-C on Level 2 Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness Shawn Achor, Harvard Lecturer, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Presiding: TML President John Cook, Mayor, City of El Paso; and TML President-Elect Debra McCartt, Mayor, City of Amarillo This presentation will examine recent scientific breakthroughs in the study of happiness and apply the research to our everyday lives. What are the internal and external causes of happiness? Is our happiness genetic, or can it be changed? Mr. Achor will conclude with a discussion of researched applications for increasing our level of happiness. Shawn Achor is the winner of more than a dozen distinguished teaching awards at Harvard University, where he delivered lectures on positive psychology in the most popular class at Harvard. When not at Harvard, Achor travels around the world giving talks on positive psychology to Fortune 500 corporations, financial institutions, schools, and nonprofit organizations. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard and earned a master’s degree from Harvard Divinity School in Christian and Buddhist ethics. He is the CEO of Aspirant, a global, positive psychology consulting firm that researches positive outliers—people who are well above average— to help organizations determine where human potential, success, and happiness intersect.
Special Presentation Todd Staples, Commissioner, Texas Department of Agriculture
TML expresses special thanks to the City of Corpus Christi, host of the 2010 TML Annual Conference and Exhibition, for sponsoring the dessert for today’s luncheon. 2:00 p.m. Resolutions Question-and-Answer Session and TML Business Meeting Room 201 A-C on Level 2 Door prizes will be given away to TML member city officials at the end of this meeting. Please note that you must be present to win.
General Information Unless otherwise noted, all conference events will be held at the Fort Worth Convention Center, located at 1201 Houston Street in Fort Worth. The center’s telephone number is 817-392-6338.
A-F on Level 1 of the Fort Worth Convention Center during the hours shown below. As a registered delegate or guest, you have a name badge that allows you access to the TML exhibit hall.
Delegate Registration Location and Hours Delegate Registration is located in the foyer outside Room 101 on Level 1 of the Fort Worth Convention Center and is open during the following times:
Wednesday’s Grand Opening will begin at noon and will give delegates a special opportunity to view the demonstrations and discuss the products and services with company representatives. Visit the exhibit hall to meet vendors offering a wide variety of services, products, and equipment, including Web solutions, accounting firms, architectural and engineering firms, codification services, financial advisory services, emergency vehicles and warning equipment, disaster recovery consultants, transportation and safety solutions, recycling services, water and wastewater services, solid waste collection, IT products and services, pipeline installation and inspections, park and recreation design, electronic data management, marketing solutions, TML affiliates, and much more.
Tuesday, October 20 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 21 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Thursday, October 22 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday, October 23 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Delegate Registration Policies The delegate registration fee includes access to all educational sessions (excluding ticketed events), the Wednesday Exhibit Hall Grand Opening, the exhibit hall, and the Thursday TML Risk Pools’ Breakfast (limited seating), as well as handout materials, a conference bag (provided by The Brick Industry – Southwest Region), and refreshment breaks. The one-day registration on either Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday includes access to all educational sessions, affiliate board and business meetings, handout materials, a conference bag (provided by The Brick Industry – Southwest Region), and the exhibit hall on the specified day. Those who register for Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday only will receive a badge pre-printed with the preferred day identified. Please note that meal functions are not included in the one-day registration fee and must be purchased separately. However, those who register for Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday only cannot register for a ticketed event on a day for which they have not registered. Lanyards, provided by AshBritt, Inc., are available for displaying your conference badge. Your badge has a bar code containing your contact information. Exhibitors may ask to scan your badge for this information in order to follow up with you about a product or service. No e-mail addresses are included in the bar code. Exhibit Hall Information The 2009 TML exhibit hall will provide delegates with the latest information on state-of-the-art technology, services, and all aspects of city operations. The exhibits will be on display in Exhibit Hall
The exhibit hall is an integral part of the TML educational program. Learn from the exhibit personnel; they came to the conference to meet you and to answer your questions. Thank them for their investment of time and resources to support city government in Texas. Exhibit hall hours: Wednesday, October 21 Noon – 3:00 p.m. Grand Opening Thursday, October 22 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. A continental breakfast, sponsored by Buxton, will be served in the exhibit hall from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Friday, October 23 8:00 a.m. – Noon (The exhibit hall officially closes at noon.) A continental breakfast, sponsored by First Southwest Company, will be served in the exhibit hall from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Please note that the exhibit hall will NOT be open on Wednesday from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. and will close at noon on Friday.
General Information Affiliate Booths Several TML affiliates have booths in the exhibit hall this year. Be sure to look for the booths sponsored by the Association of Hispanic Municipal Officials (AHMO): #1724; the Government Finance Officers Association of Texas (GFOAT): #1333; the Texas Municipal Clerks Association, Inc. (TMCA, Inc.): #1024; the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association (TMLDA): #1110; the Texas Police Chiefs Association (TPCA): #219; and the Texas Public Works Association (TPWA): #1241. Guest Program The guest registration fee includes admission to all TML educational sessions (excluding separate, ticketed events), the Wednesday Exhibit Hall Grand Opening, the exhibit hall on Wednesday through Friday, and a conference bag (provided by The Brick Industry – Southwest Region). The Guest Hospitality Center, located in Room 102 on Level 1 of the Fort Worth Convention Center, will be open on both Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Here you can relax, play board games, visit with friends, browse a variety of items from several vendors, and enjoy light refreshments. Meal Functions A complimentary continental breakfast for all conference attendees will be provided in the exhibit hall on both Thursday and Friday mornings from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Thursday’s event will be sponsored by Buxton, and First Southwest Company will host the breakfast on Friday.
Delegate Luncheon Thursday, October 22 (ticketed event – $25) Tabbouleh in a Bibb lettuce cup, rosemary chicken breast served with wilted spinach, wild rice with dried cranberries and tomato basil ragout, German chocolate cake with pistachio syrup and kiwi confetti, regular and decaffeinated coffee, and tea Women in Government Breakfast Friday, October 23 (ticketed event – $20) Fluffy scrambled eggs, smoked pit ham, pan fried potatoes, apple-wood smoked bacon, Texas toast with farmhouse butter, orange juice, regular and decaffeinated coffee, and tea Delegate Luncheon Friday, October 23 (ticketed event – $25) Caesar salad wedge with jalapeno croutons and shaved parmesan cheese, bone-in pork chop with roasted leekcharred corn cream, tomatillo-cilantro rice, roasted summer squash, cherry cheesecake with pistachio crumble and cherry compote, regular and decaffeinated coffee, and tea
Tickets must be purchased in advance for the Thursday Delegate Luncheon, the Friday Women in Government Breakfast, and the Friday Delegate Luncheon. A ticket is required to attend the Thursday TML Risk Pools’ Breakfast, but there is no charge. Please check with the registration staff for information on available tickets for the breakfasts and luncheons. There will be no refunds on tickets purchased. TML Risk Pools’ Breakfast Thursday, October 22 (ticketed event – NO CHARGE) Spicy scrambled eggs with peppers and onions, apple-wood smoked bacon, cheddar cheese grits, sweet cream butter, preserves, apple turnovers, cranberry and orange juice, regular and decaffeinated coffee, and tea
General Information Shuttle Transportation Beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 20, continuous shuttle transportation service will be provided from the Courtyard by Marriott – University, the Embassy Suites, the Fairfield Inn by Marriott – University, the Marriott Blackstone Hotel, the Radisson Hotel Fort Worth North – Fossil Creek, the Renaissance Worthington Hotel, the Residence Inn by Marriott – Cultural District, the Residence Inn by Marriott – University, and the SpringHill Suites Fort Worth – University to the Fort Worth Convention Center. Service to the center will begin 30 minutes before the scheduled opening of registration and will end 30 minutes after the last scheduled session is completed each day. The shuttle bus loading and unloading location at the Fort Worth Convention Center is the bus drop-off on Houston Street (west side of the center). For your convenience, a transportation information table is located in the Delegate Registration area, located in the foyer outside Room 101 on Level 1. The bus loading and unloading locations at the hotels are listed below: Hotel Courtyard by Marriott – University Embassy Suites
Loading and Unloading Location Curbside front entrance Walk to the Marriott Blackstone Hotel (main entrance on 5th St.)
Fairfield Inn by Marriott – University
Curbside front entrance
Marriott Blackstone Hotel
Main entrance on 5th St.
Radisson Hotel Fort Worth North – Fossil Creek Curbside front entrance Renaissance Worthington Hotel
Curbside on 2nd St.
Residence Inn by Marriott – Cultural District
Curbside front entrance
Residence Inn by Marriott – University
Curbside front entrance
SpringHill Suites Fort Worth – University
Curbside front entrance
Complimentary Transportation Molly the Trolley is a vintage-style trolley with a free downtown route that runs every 15 minutes seven days a week from 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. The trolley makes numerous stops downtown, including at all six conference hotels and on Houston Street in front of the convention center. For a map of the route and additional details, visit the Fort Worth Host City Booth or www.mollythetrolley.com.
Handouts for TML Concurrent Sessions Speakers for concurrent sessions were asked to provide their handouts in electronic form to TML. Handouts received in advance of the conference have been posted to the TML Web site. These same handouts have been placed on computers (accompanied by printers) in the Technology Center, which is located in the foyer outside Room 101 on Level 1, to allow interested delegates to download and print them.
Please keep in mind that not all speakers provided handouts. Every effort will be made to post all handouts from concurrent sessions to the TML Web site (www.tml.org) following the conference. TMLI Credits If you are an elected city official participating in the TMLI program, you can earn approximately 17 credit hours for attending the TML Annual Conference and Exhibition. If you would like to receive credits for the events you attend at the conference, please complete a continuing education form available at information tables near Delegate Registration. Or you can visit www.tml.org soon after you return home to download a form. If you are unable to obtain a form, please call TML at 512-231-7400. After you complete it, please place the form in boxes located on the information tables, or submit it to TML after you return home. Resolutions Resolutions to be considered by TML member cities at the TML Business Meeting on Friday will be available on Thursday afternoon in the Delegate Registration area. In accordance with the TML Constitution, no resolution will be considered at the TML Business Meeting unless: 1) it was previously approved by the Resolutions Committee or TML Board, or 2) there is a two-thirds vote of the cities represented at the business meeting in favor of suspending the rule requiring prior approval of the Resolutions Committee. The Resolutions Question-and-Answer Session is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 23, in Room 201 A-C on Level 2 of the Fort Worth Convention Center. The TML Business Meeting will follow immediately. Through random drawings, door prizes will be given away to TML member city officials at the end of this meeting. Please note that you must be present to win. Prizes include discounted conference registrations for the 2010 TML-AMCC Elected Officials’ Conference in El Paso, 2010 TML Annual Conference in Corpus Christi, and TML workshops; gift cards; and first choice of hotels in Corpus Christi during the 2010 TML Annual Conference. Technology Center A Technology Center, sponsored by AT&T, is located near Delegate Registration (in the foyer outside Room 101 on Level 1) of the Fort Worth Convention Center. Computers and printers are available for use by delegates. The center is open during the following times: Tuesday, October 20 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 22 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 21 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, October 23 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
General Information Parking There are two parking garages with limited availability near the Fort Worth Convention Center—theHouston Street Parking Garage (located next to the Omni Fort Worth Hotel) and the Commerce Street Parking Garage (east of the convention center). Parking at privately owned lots around the city may not allow in/out privileges, so please be sure to check with lot attendants for specific restrictions. If TML shuttle service is provided for your hotel, it is advisable to take advantage of the shuttle to travel to and from the convention center. Hotel Information H Courtyard by Marriott – University 3150 Riverfront Drive • 817-335-1300 H Embassy Suites Fort Worth – Downtown 600 Commerce Street • 817-332-6900 H Fairfield Inn by Marriott – University 1505 South University Drive • 817-335-2000 H Hilton Fort Worth Hotel 815 Main Street • 817-870-2100 H Marriott Blackstone Hotel 601 Main Street • 817-885-8700 H Omni Fort Worth Hotel 1300 Houston Street • 817-535-6664 H Radisson Hotel Fort Worth North – Fossil Creek 2540 Meacham Blvd. • 817-625-9911 H Renaissance Worthington Hotel 200 Main Street • 817-870-1000 H Residence Inn by Marriott – Cultural District 2500 Museum Way • 817-885-8250 H Residence Inn by Marriott – University 1701 South University Drive • 817-870-1011 H Sheraton Fort Worth Hotel 1701 Commerce Street • 817-335-7000 H SpringHill Suites Fort Worth – University 3250 Lovell Avenue • 817-878-2554 Host City Booths Be sure to visit the City of Fort Worth booth near Delegate Registration, which is located in the foyer outside Room 101 on Level 1 of the Fort Worth Convention Center. Here you can check and/or leave messages. The telephone number for the host city booth is 817-698-4406. Please call only during the booth’s hours, which are: Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday, 7:30 a.m. – Noon
The City of Corpus Christi, host city of the 2010 TML Annual Conference and Exhibition, also has a booth near this location that will be open at the same times. Conference Message Center A message board will be located adjacent to the Fort Worth host city booth. It is available for you to leave a note for other conference attendees, post a notice of extra meal tickets you may have, or post an announcement about a lost or found item. Electronic and Wireless Devices As a courtesy to meeting attendees, TML requests that all electronic devices (pagers, cell phones, laptop computers) be turned off during educational sessions and meal functions. Also, some wireless devices interfere with microphones and must be turned off. First Aid The First Aid Station is located in Room 105 on Level 1 of the Fort Worth Convention Center. If you need medical attention, you may also ask a staff member at Delegate Registration to contact a first aid representative for you. For those who need assistance, a limited number of motorized scooters are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please inquire about the scooters at Delegate Registration. Security TML has taken reasonable precautions to ensure the safety of conference attendees. Our ability to provide a safe environment in which you can enjoy this conference depends on your willingness to wear your official TML badge at all times. Any person without an official TML badge should proceed to Delegate Registration. Thank you for your understanding. Lost and Found Please ask about lost and found items at Delegate Registration. Non-Smoking Policy The Fort Worth Convention Center is a non-smoking facility. Smoking is permitted only outside the facility and at least 20 feet from any entrance. Survey After the conference, an e-mail survey will be sent to all conference participants for whom TML has an e-mail address. Please complete the survey if you receive it. Save the Date! Plan now to attend the Texas Municipal League 98 th Annual Conference and Exhibition in Corpus Christi on October 26-29, 2010. 23
2008-2009 TML Board of Directors President John Cook, Mayor, City of El Paso President-Elect Debra McCartt, Mayor, City of Amarillo Past Presidents Todd Pearson, Mayor, City of Rockport Henry Wilson, Councilmember, City of Hurst Terry Henley, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Meadows Place Jackie Levingston, Mayor, City of Groesbeck Guy Goodson, City Attorney, City of Vidor Directors-at-Large Dr. Robert Cluck, Mayor, City of Arlington Vacant, City of Austin Joe Adame, Mayor, City of Corpus Christi Tom Leppert, Mayor, City of Dallas John Cook, Mayor, City of El Paso Jungus Jordan, Councilmember, City of Fort Worth James Rodriguez, Councilmember, City of Houston Justin Rodriguez, Councilmember, City of San Antonio Regional Directors Region 2: Brad Pingel, Commissioner, City of Pampa Region 3: Glenn Waters, Mayor, City of Brownfield Region 4: Sherry Phillips, Mayor, City of McCamey Region 5: Dorothy Roberts-Burns, Councilmember, City of Wichita Falls Region 6: Anthony Williams, Councilmember, City of Abilene Region 7: Ray Aranda, Jr., Mayor Pro Tem, City of Dilley Region 8: Rickie Allison, Mayor Pro Tem, City of Benbrook Region 9: Dr. John P. Erwin, Jr., Mayor, City of Hillsboro Region 10: Roselee Mondrik, Councilmember, City of Cameron Region 11: Sam Fugate, Mayor, City of Kingsville Region 12: Joel Quintanilla, Mayor, City of Mercedes Region 13: John Monaco, Mayor, City of Mesquite Region 14: Leonard Reed, Mayor, City of Willis Region 15: Wayne Frost, Councilmember, City of Longview Region 16: Jack Gorden, Jr., Mayor, City of Lufkin Affiliate Directors Texas Fire Chiefs Association J. Mike Baker, Fire Chief, City of Copperas Cove Texas Court Clerks Association Shona Bohon, Court Administrator, City of Midland
Texas Association of Municipal Health Officials Mark Brinkley, Health Administrator, City of San Marcos Association of Mayors, Councilmembers and Commissioners Marie A. Briseno, Councilmember, City of Lamesa Texas Municipal Library Directors Association Steve Brown, Library Director, City of North Richland Hills Building Officials Association of Texas Randy Childers, Building Official, City of Waco Texas Police Chiefs Association G.M. Cox, Chief of Police, City of Murphy Texas Association of Municipal Tax Administrators Pamela Gidney, Tax Assessor/Collector, City of Richardson Texas City Attorneys Association Jonathan Graham, City Attorney, City of Temple Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association Phyllis Jarrell, Director of Planning, City of Plano Texas City Management Association Jim Jeffers, City Manager, City of Nacogdoches Texas Municipal Clerks Association, Inc. Mary J. Kayser, City Secretary, City of Garland Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers Sharon Logan, Community Information Officer, City of Coppell Texas Municipal Human Resources Association George Mones, Director of Human Resources, City of Mesquite Texas Municipal Parks, Recreation and Tourism Association Steve Patton, Director of Parks and Recreation, City of Odessa Government Finance Officers Association of Texas Cynthia Pearson, Director of Finance, City of Baytown Texas Public Works Association Marsha Reed, P.E., Director of Public Works, City of Lubbock Texas Public Purchasing Association Pat Reynolds, Purchasing Agent, City of Leander Texas Association of Black City Council Members Theresa Scott, Councilmember, City of Elgin Association of Hispanic Municipal Officials Daniel Tejada, Mayor, City of Floresville Texas Municipal Utilities Association Will Wilde, Director of Water Utilities, City of San Angelo EX OFFICIO NON-VOTING INVITED REPRESENTATIVES Representative of the TML Intergovernmental Employee Benefits Pool Martha Stanton, City Administrator, City of Groesbeck Representative of the TML Intergovernmental Risk Pool Mary Gauer
Exhibitor Guide A Delegate’s Guide to Visiting the TML Exhibition The TML Exhibit Hall will be a very valuable part of your experience at the TML Annual Conference. It is the place to find vendors who are serious about your city’s business. The Exhibit Hall is more than just a place for you to acquire free pens and stick-on fuzzies for your badge. Time spent in the Exhibit Hall is time saved later. It is an opportunity to see new products, acquire new ideas, and decrease your upcoming workload. The Texas Municipal Marketplace is like a shopping mall with everything under one roof at one time. So take advantage of this great opportunity! The following are some guidelines for making the most of your time in the Exhibit Hall.
Plan Your Time Wisely Don’t try to accomplish everything in one visit. Plan several visits – during refreshment breaks or lulls in the program. The TML Grand Opening Reception on Wednesday will also be an excellent opportunity for visiting with exhibitors. Use the Exhibitor Guide to map out your course of action in the Exhibit Hall. Ask questions. Ask for a demonstration. Ask for more information. This is why the exhibitors are at the conference.
Visit Current Suppliers The Exhibit Hall gives you an excellent opportunity to discuss pricing, service, and product development to meet your changing needs. Although new contacts and sales are important to exhibitors, maintaining ties with established customers is an important reason to visit your current suppliers.
Visit Your Supplier’s Competitors The Exhibit Hall provides an opportunity for you to easily check on the competition. Visit with other companies who provide similar services or products and compare.
Visit Potential Suppliers City government is changing rapidly. Your city’s needs are changing, too. Visit companies with services and products you may need in the next few months.
Visit Everyone Else Give yourself the opportunity to make unexpected and pleasant discoveries at the Exhibit Hall. Plan to visit specific companies, but give yourself time to walk the aisles and learn about services and products of companies you may not have considered before. You might discover something to revolutionize your city – or at least part of your job.
Exhibit Hall Hours Please note that the Exhibit Hall is only open during the following hours:
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 Noon – 3:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Reception
Thursday, October 22, 2009 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, October 23, 2009 8:00 a.m. – Noon
Exhibitor Guide Table of Contents Exhibitors by Booth Number……………………...................... 26 Exhibitors Alphabetically………………………………………. 29
Associate Members Exhibiting companies that are associate members of the Texas Municipal League are indicated by a H. TML associate membership is available to private sector companies that want to support municipal government in Texas all year long and want to stay abreast of the issues facing municipal governments.
Remember The exhibitors invest a great deal of time and money to participate in the TML exhibition. Take the opportunity to thank them for participating.
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Buxton Office of the Fire Fighters’ Pension Commissioner Texas Gas Service, a Division of ONEOK The Retail Coach Nouveau Construction and Technology Services TBG Partners Inversion Energy Solutions TexasOnline International Code Council The Reinforced Earth Company Adrite / Big Belly City of Schertz Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Kraftsman Commercial Playgrounds and Water Park Equipment Jamail & Smith Construction American Legal Publishing Corporation Western Industrial Supply, LLC CPS Human Resource Services Trident Network Net PLEA Services GovPartner Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc. Texas Police Chiefs Association The Hartford Bane Machinery, Inc. Peer Group Consulting Iron Sky ConEdison Solutions URI Energy Texas Water Development Board United Systems Technology Inc. Community Waste Disposal Severn Trent Services Care ATC AUI Contractors, Inc. Waste Connections of Texas SFC Bridge Systems Sa-So Texas Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority (ABTPA) Red Moon, Inc. Alan Plummer Associates, Inc. Christmas Lights, Inc. Southwest Architects, Inc. State of Texas Cooperative Purchasing Program Rotonics Manufacturing, Inc. Civil Associates, Inc. BSP Engineers, Inc. (d.b.a. Beach Sulak Partners) Beta-LED Lighting GovDeals, Inc. World of Domani TYMCO Inc. TRC Engineers, Inc. LBL Architects Null-Lairson, P.C. Callahan & Freeman Architects Consolidated Traffic Controls, Inc. Government Capital Corporation Dunaway Associates Emergicon, LLC Badger Meter, Inc. CH2M HILL Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam RevTrak Alfa Products Inc. Landmark Structures
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Southern Tire Mart Hi-Way Equipment Company Management Koncepts, Inc. DataProse, a CSG Company Cobb, Fendley & Associates, Inc. SAMCO Leak Detection Services, Inc. Innoprise Software, Inc. Perkins+Will Bleyl & Associates AEP Texas BJ’s Park & Recreation Products Wells Fargo Bank DEACERO Poston Equipment Sales, Inc. Ennis Paint, Inc. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (U.S. ICE) SpectraShield Liner Systems Wellspring Insurance Agency, Inc. Pitney Bowes JMEagle Strategic Government Resources MayClaire Company, Inc. Walker Partners Itron, Inc. Texas Municipal Courts Education Center Texas Department of Information Resources Texas Commission on Environmental Quality LHR Services & Equipment / PowerFlare Bernbaum Magadini Architects TimeClock Plus U.S. Underwater Services, L.P. Cities Aggregation Power Porject/South Texas Power Project (CAPP/STAP) Philips Hadco Belt Harris & Associates, LLLP SIRE Technologies CG Platinum City of Fort Worth TCI - Texas Correctional Industries LBG-Guyton Associates Super Vacuum Mfg. Co. Inc. / SVI Trucks City of Fort Worth Texas Round-up: FitCities Program National League of Cities Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. TOMAR Electronics Automated Logic - UES Cement Council of Texas MuniServices, LLC Laserfiche Terracon Noah’s Park & Playgrounds, LLC PARS Master Meter, Inc. ICMA - RC Aqua-Zyme Disposal Systems, Inc. Datamatic TIBH Industries, Inc. Aqua Metric Sales Company Mickie Service Company, Inc. BuyBoard Cooperative Purchasing Austin Wood Recycling Brandt ECO Services Perma-Patch French Ellison Kenworth PremierCrete McLain Decision Support Systems Smith Pump Company, Inc. Living Earth Cave Consulting
2009 Exhibitors 704 705 706 709 711 718 719 720 722 724 729 730 731 732 733 738 740 741 744 746 801 802 804 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 819 821 823 825 827 828 830 831 832 901 905 906 908 909 910 912 913 918 919 921 922 923 924 925 926 927 929 931 933 936 1001 1003 1004 1006 1008 1009 1010 1011
Unique Paving Materials Huitt-Zollars, Inc. NSD Schneider Electric DFW Communications Teague Nall and Perkins, Inc. Republic Services / Allied Waste First Public LLC East Jordan Iron Works, Inc. Jay Novacek & Associates Mitchell Humphrey Mundo & Associates, Inc. KBR - Kellogg Brown & Root MGT of America, Inc. Northwest Pipe Company Insituform Technologies, Inc. Mueller Co. Chastang’s Bayou City Ford/Autocar Scenic Texas Certified Program HGACBuy Tyler Technologies Economists.com Brazos Technology Diversified Lenders Downtown Decorations, Inc. Uretek ICR Gulf Coast PSA-Dewberry, Inc. Yamakoyo 3M CXT Precast Restrooms Cardiac Science Corporation Kirkpatrick Architecture Studio Chevron Energy Solutions Pate Engineers, Inc. T&G ID Alpha Testing, Inc. The Brick Industry - Southwest Region RJN Group, Inc. Steele & Freeman, Inc. Open Channels Group, L.L.C. The Waters Consulting Group, Inc. American Traffic Solutions, Inc. Randall Scott Architects, Inc. Iberon, LLC TexasTERM Local Government Investment Pool Public Financial Management, Inc. Dannenbaum Engineering Corporation Delco Cleaning Systems of Fort Worth Taylor Olson Adkins Sralla & Elam, LLP Aerial Focus Inc. GrantWorks, Inc. Freese and Nichols, Inc. Cover One JBS Associates Collier Consulting, Inc. Vulcan Materials Company Nature’s Guide Company Blackboard Connect Red Wing Software, Inc. Parsons Roofing American Municipal Services Sportsplex USA Heil of Texas HDR / Claunch & Miller Engineering The PlayWell Group, Inc. EZ Seal, LLC MRB Group, P.C. Musco Sports Lighting Water Resources Management, LP GSBS Architects Pacheco Koch Consulting Engineers, Inc.
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Baker-Aicklen & Associates, Inc. We Build, Inc. Frost LaQuinta Hotel Management, L.L.C. Municipal Code Corporation Texas Engineering Extension Service Texas Municipal Clerks Association, Inc. BioCOPE, Inc. Franklin Legal Publishing, Inc. Texas General Land Office EGW Utilities, Inc. Texas CLASS Water Technology, Inc. Texas Sister Cities International Sun Ports ADS Environmental Services, Inc. Integrated Computer Systems, Inc. Bayne Premium Lift Systems Zions Bank O.R. Colan Associates The Wallace Group, Inc. BLOC Design-Build, LLC Customer Research International, Inc. Cascade Engineering Bury+Partners Texas Downtown Association Utility Service Company, Inc. Nortex Modular Space Texas Municipal Library Directors Association Honeywell Energy Solutions Asphalt Zipper Arnett Marketing, LLC KSA Engineers, Inc. Library Systems & Services, LLC Baker-Clearview Kiosks Klotz Associates, Inc. Gallagher Services Sandra Van Zandt Art Sculptures LLC AT&T Texas Disposal Systems, Inc. AshBritt, Inc. Dunham Engineering, Inc. Hobas Pipe, USA Bulldog Steel Products Inc. McCreary Veselka Bragg & Allen, P.C. San Marcos Convention & Visitor Bureau TexPool (Federated Investors) Texas Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus Hustler Turf Equipment -Dealers Outdoor Supply - TX Dist. Equipment Southwest, Inc. Binkley & Barfield, Inc. Texas Political Subdivisions, JSIF T.F. Harper & Associates LP Otto Environmental Systems Expert Computing Solutions, Inc. The Whitley Printing Company Brinkley Sargent Architects National Sign Plazas Texas State Library and Archives Commission McLane Advanced Technologies Nationwide Retirement Solutions Clean Energy Langford Community Management Services Archimedia PLLC Architecture Hawes Hill Calderon LLP IQM2 Hamer Enterprises Entech Sales and Service, Inc.
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STW, Inc CS Week, Inc. Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP BWR Techline Sports Lighting, LP City Of Rockport The Interlocal Purchasing System Texas Public Works Association Bastrop*Elgin*Smithville*Texas (BEST) Greenstar Speed Fab-Crete Design-Build General Contractors First Southwest Company Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins & Mott, L.L.P. Hall-Mark Fire Apparatus - Texas, LLC TexSTAR/LOGIC Baird, Hampton & Brown, Inc. Komatsu Architecture Midland Manufacturing PBS&J H.R. Gray Rehrig Pacific Company Orasi Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Water Quality Division SouthWest Water Company Arsenault Associates Radarsign, LLC Design-Build Institute of America Preload Inc. Government Finance Officers Association of Texas (GFOAT) Hersey Meters Moman Architects Lake Management Services, LP Bridgeport Mfg, Inc. IESI Corporation Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc. Republic ITS Siemens Landscape Structures Cooperative Teamwork & Recycling Assistance (CTRA) Standard & Poor’s Cyclops Electronics, Inc. Ameron International - Pole Products Division Houston Community Bank TCPN Natgun Corporation Centerline Supply, Ltd. Texas Amateur Athletic Federation Cardinal Tracking, Inc. EZTask Superior Concrete Products AuctioneerExpress.com Keep Texas Beautiful Community Development Associates, LLC Schaumburg & Polk, Inc. Precision Safe Sidewalks, LLC Siddons Fire Apparatus, Inc. TNEMEC Co., Inc./The Barry Group Burgess & Niple, Inc. Halff Associates, Inc. Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta, LLP Toter Inc. DocuNav Solutions Fuquay, Inc. Big League Dreams USA, LLC Underwood Law Firm Hale-Mills Construction, Ltd. Brad Greer & Associates Bureau Veritas Mike Pietsch, P.E. Consulting Services, Inc.
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TML Intergovernmental Employee Benefits Pool Pharr Economic Development Corp. Essayon Engineering & Development, Inc. TML Intergovernmental Risk Pool Exceptional Technology Solutions, LLC Waste Management Johnson Controls Inc. Boral Bricks Inc. The University of Texas at Arlington ProfitStars Caldwell Tanks HD Supply Neptune Technology Group, Inc. Cutler Repaving, Inc. Hydrological Solutions, Inc. Brown Reynolds Watford Architects, Inc. Kinloch Equipment & Supply, Inc. Texas Municipal Retirement System Happyfeet Branson U.S. Metering & Technology, Inc. TXU Energy The Shaw Group CrowderGulf Technology Consultants, Inc. WLS Lighting Systems Harris Computer LenSec Lemons Auctioneers, LLP fun abounds Tatum, LLC Magnum Manhole and Underground Company, Inc. Lee Engineering American Sports Centers Environmental Products and Applications Miller Pipeline Corp. The Verdin Company Aquatech International Corporation Association of Hispanic Municipal Officials (AHMO) Armor Glass International, Inc. Springbrook Software Raba-Kistner Consultants, Inc. Moody’s Investors Service The McLane Agency Game Playgrounds by Total Recreation Crews & Associates, Inc. Public Restroom Company Standard Renewable Energy Emergency Communications Network Brylan Software Atlantis Aquatic Group AVR, Inc. North Texas Sales and Distribution, LLC / Hotsy Equipment Company CLEAResult Consulting HRM Consultants, Inc. HVJ Associates Michael Baker Jr., Inc. Choice Facility Partners Pavement Restoration, Inc. Earthwork Solutions, LLC Wiginton Hooker Jeffry Architects Oncor Whelen Engineering Company JJJ Solutions LLC Adcomp Systems, Inc. UMC Automation & Compression John Wright Associates, Inc. Gulf Coast Emergency Vehicles James Hardie Tennant Company
2009 Exhibitor Guide
3M Booth 811
H AEP Texas Booth 425
1701 Mira Vista Leander, TX 78641 512-789-1967 www.mmm.com 3M™Scotchlite™Reflective material is recognized as the leading high performance retroreflective material for enhancing worker visibility. 3M™ Thinsulate™ insulation provides Head-To-Toe warmth and comfort for your employees in the workplace. Its lightweight warmth and ease of movement won’t restrict your workers movement on the job.
539 N. Carancahua Corpus Christi, TX 78478-0044 361-881-5306 www.aep.com AEP Texas is a transmission and distribution electric utility serving south and west Texas. AEP Texas constantly is seeking innovative solutions to the energy issues of today. Automated metering, standby battery support and streamline regulatory processes are but a few of these innovations. AEP Texas. Connected to you. Connected to Texas.
Adcomp Systems, Inc. Booth 1828
Aerial Focus Inc. Booth 913
1800 Trinity Valley Dr Carrollton, TX 75006 972-247-7740 x 201 Fax 972-241-6212 www.adcompsystems.com Adcomp/TELeasy Corporation is a leader in the self-service bill payment kiosk industry. The cost-per-transaction is far lower than possible for hand-processed payments and provides tremendously improved accuracy. The ease of use coupled with ability to consolidate bill payment for multiple entities makes use of a kiosk a very sound solution.
13617 Inwood Rd., #240 Dallas, TX 75244 214-866-0700 Fax 214-866-0710 www.aerialfocusinc.com Aerial Focus is a Dallas based, full service aerial imagery company. We provide custom imagery and graphics in printed or electronic formats. From websites to wall murals, we will work with you on any project.
Adrite/Big Belly Booth 129
1320 S. University Drive, Suite 300 Fort Worth, TX 76107 817-806-1700 Fax 817-870-2536 www.apaienv.com Dedicated to water resources and environmental engineering, Alan Plummer Associates, Inc., was founded with a vision to balance environmental stewardship with technical excellence, serving clients with distinction and integrity.
5920 Meredith Lane Fort Worth, TX 76134-1904 817-946-3107 Fax 817-293-6593 www.solartc.com BigBelly Solar Trash Compactor, made in USA, holds 5 times more trash than a traditional pedestrian trash container, completely enclosed keeping pests out, odors and litter in.
H ADS Environmental Services, Inc. Booth 1033 10450 Stancliff, Suite 115 Houston, TX 77099-4336 281-933-0951 Fax 281-879-5480 www.adsenv.com ADS Environmental services, a division of ADS LLC, is the leader in full-service sewer flow monitoring. ADS delivers industry-leading solutions for flow monitoring, data analysis, reporting, and field services. The full inventory of ADS flow monitoring technology is available for purchase or lease to all users of flow data.
H Alan Plummer Associates, Inc. Booth 301
Alfa Products Inc. Booth 406 800-536-3352 www.eqnx.com A leading North American manufacturer of products focusing on simple sustainable solutions. Alfa inground waste management containers utilize earth smart features; geothermal cooling and gravity compaction that save precious time and resources. Alfa Desert planters are extremely water efficient, reducing water consumption up to 80% decreasing watering cycles from daily to weekly and in some cases monthly.
2009 Exhibitor Guide
Alpha Testing, Inc. Booth 823
the City to; 1) meet your local recreation needs, 2) create significant economic impact, and 3) create direct revenue to the City.
2209 Wisconsin Street, Suite 100 Dallas, TX 75229 888-950-3007 Fax 972-620-1302 www.alphatesting.com Alpha Testing serves our municipal clients with comprehensive environmental, geotechnical and construction materials testing. Our regional offices serve all of Texas from Dallas, Fort Worth, and San Antonio. Specialized services include drilling, ICBO Special Inspections, and Structural Steel Inspection - all provided by ALPHA employees. AASHTO, USACE, and TxDOT pre-certified.
H American Traffic Solutions, Inc. Booth 832
H American Legal Publishing Corporation Booth 204 432 Walnut Street, 12th Floor Cincinnati, OH 45202 800-445-5588 Fax 513-763-3562 www.amlegal.com Complete ordinance codification, supplementation, and information management services for Texas cities of all sizes. American Legal is the official codifier to Austin, Dallas, and over 60 Texas cities, and serves as the information management consultant to the TML.Comprehensive legal reviews; no-cost model ordinance service; supplementation; subscriber services; Folio; LaserFiche.
H American Municipal Services Booth 931 3740 N Josey Lane, Suite 225 Carrollton, TX 75007-2472 800-555-5160 Fax 469-568-1119 www.amsltd.us With 15 years collection experience, AMS is strongly SERVICE oriented. We provide quality collection services for our many clients, collecting outstanding warrants and citations, water bills, EMS, etc. You may be assured your city will receive the most reliable service available. If you want the BEST, call AMS.
American Sports Centers Booth 1714
1500 South Anaheim Blvd. Anaheim, CA 92805-6242 714-917-3602 Fax 714-917-3601 www.americansportscenters.com American Sports Centers helps cities create indoor recreation facilities that pay for themselves. We will maintain, operate and promote your City-owned facility at our cost, sharing revenue with
7681 E. Gray Road Scottsdale, AZ 85260-3469 480-443-7000 Fax 480-607-0901 www.redlightcamera.com www.atsol.com Providing state-of-the-art, turn-key vehicle detection and imaging technology designed and built specifically for traffic safety and photo enforcement. Founded in 1992, ATS has been deploying some of the largest and most successful programs in the world, including New York City, Philadelphia, Seattle, and Houston.
Ameron International - Pole Products Division Booth 1413 2201 Long Prairie Road, Suite 107-276 Flower Mound, TX 75022 469-995-5349 Fax 972-421-1738 www.ameronpoles.com When it comes to spun-cast, prestressed decorative concrete lighting poles, expect more from Ameron, the nationâ€™s leading manufacturer. Expect more pole designs, both modern and traditional, including standard and custom models designed to your exact specifications. Expect more aggregate colors and textures. Expect more luminaire and accessory choices. And expect the best service warranty in the business - 10 full years.
H Aqua Metric Sales Company Booth 627 6700 Guada Coma Drive Schertz, TX 78154 210-967-6300 Fax 210-967-6305 www.aqua-metric.com AMR/AMI systems for water, electric and gas.
Aqua-Zyme Disposal Systems, Inc. Booth 622 P.O. Box 489 Van Vleck, TX 77482-0489 979-245-5656 Fax 979-244-8239 www.aqua-zyme.com Manufacturer of sewer sludge dewatering equipment. Our sludge filter box reduces sludge volume up to 95% within 24 hours. One 30 yd ADS dewatering box can replace up to six drying beds. Save on labor costs and costly repairs of old drying beds.
Aquatech International Corporation Booth 1722
H Arnett Marketing, LLC Booth 1114
1 Four Coins Drive Canonsburg, PA 15317 724-746-5300 Fax 724-746-5359 www.aquatech.com Established in 1981, Aquatech International Corporation is a global leader in water purification technology for industrial and infrastructure markets with a focus on desalination, water reuse, and zero liquid discharge. Aquatechâ€™s product groups include Raw Water Treatment, Ion Exchange, Membrane Processes (UF/RO/MBR), Thermal Desalination (MED/MSF), Wastewater/Effluent Treatment and Zero Liquid Discharge.
2137 Zercher Road San Antonio, TX 78209 210-826-9700 Fax 210-826-9084 www.arnettmarketing.com Outdoor Holiday/Christmas Displays/Lighting/Banners for Festivals/Special Events. Specialized Lighting-Historical City/County Courthouses & Holiday Walk-Drive-Thru Parks & Recreation Areas.
H Archimedia PLLC Architecture Booth 1220
6 Terri Lane, Suite 700 Burlington, NJ 08016 800-525-5256 Fax 609-747-8801 www.TruckFleet.com Arsenault Associates has provided maintenance management software and expertise to fleets of all sizes since 1979. Its Dossier software serves a growing customer base of more than 4,000 fleets that operate over 600,000 pieces of equipment, including autos, vans, police cruisers, emergency equipment, trucks, buses, road maintenance and construction equipment, and more.
144 Landa Street, Suite 153 New Braunfels, TX 78130 830-620-0800 Fax 830-620-0802 www.myarchimedia.com Our practive endeavors to Empower your community stakeholders, through inclusive processes, with tools and language to make your town the place that YOU want it to be. We develop visualizations for your use in communicating with constituents and funding sources. And we design and construct solutions. We understand Economic Development, Public Works, Animal Control, Public Safety, Emergency Operations, Civic Administration, Planning and Zoning, and Quality of Life issues.
Armor Glass International, Inc. Booth 1725 12926 Dairy Ashford #100 Sugar Land, TX 77478 713-213-5080 Fax 832-864-3204 www.ArmorGlassInternational.com Sells/Installs a hurricane-tornado-burglar-explosion resistant security window film for governments, business, residences. Same film was installed in DC after 9/11 for blast protection. Also cuts solar heating, UV and generates LEED credits.
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H AshBritt, Inc. Booth 1126 480 S Andrews Avenue, Suite 103 Pompano Beach, FL 33069 954-545-3535 Fax 954-545-3585 www.ashbritt.com Since 1992, AshBritt has been providing natural disaster recovery services to communities throughout the United States. AshBritt has a proven capability to respond with hundreds of crews to a single catastrophic event or to manage multiple recovery projects simultaneously. The AshBritt Disaster Recovery Team is ready to respond whenever you need us.
Asphalt Zipper Booth 1112 831 East 340 S., Suite 100 American Fork, UT 84003 888-947-7378 Fax 801-772-3250 www.asphaltzipper.com Portable asphalt recycling machine that locks in the bucket of a loader or backhoe without the hassle of a quick-connect. Allows three to four times as much work for the same amount of budget.
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Association of Hispanic Municipal Officials Booth 1724 6326 Sovereign Rd., Suite 141 San Antonio, TX 78201 210-348-9111 Fax: 210-348-9111 www.tml.org, TML Affiliates The purpose of this organization is to establish cooperative and constructive relationships among our members for the promotion of the general welfare of the Hispanic community. AHMO has continued to offer its members a unique forum where their interests, concerns, and problems can be shared and discussed.
Atlantis Aquatic Group Booth 1743 PO Box 3475 Abilene, TX 79604 817-825-5844 Fax 800-684-6789 www.atlantisaquaticgroup.com Commercial aquatic facilities from consultation through design and construction, including swimming pools, wave pools and aquatic facilities for schools and competitive swimming.
3875 E. Whitestone Blvd. Cedar Park, TX 78613-6915 512-259-7430 Fax 512-259-6482 www.austinwoodrecycling.com Austin Wood Recycling owns and operates two major recycling yards in the Austin area. We accept and haul brush material from local clearing jobs to include single-family home sites, major highway projects (183A), and large commercial developments. We are experienced with both small and large projects to include statewide grinding services for landfills and municipal/county recycling centers.
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1116 Houston Street Fort Worth, TX 76102 817-338-6531 Fax 817-338-5216 www.att.com
4107 New West Dr. Pasadena, TX 77507 281-837-0777 Fax 281-837-1123 www.uescontrols.com Automated Logic - UES specializes in helping governmental organizations achieve optimal building performance by minimizing utility consumption while maintaining and objectively measuring building environmental conditions. We offer our clients market leading expertise in areas of building automation and controls, lighting systems, mechanical systems and energy conservation consulting.
AuctioneerExpress.com Booth 1428
AVR, Inc. Booth 1801
1521 W. 16th Mount Pleasant, TX 75455 903-572-4975 Fax 903-572-5083 www.AuctioneerExpress.com AuctioneerExpress.com specializes in on-line or live Auctions for Cities, Counties and Private Parties.
2000 W Governors Circle, Suite M Houston, TX 77092 713-523-1623 Fax 713-523-0571 www.avrub.com AVR Inc uniquely has provided software and services to governmental municipalities and the utility industry for over fifty years. We offer Utility Billing Software, Workforce Management, CIS Financial Applications, HR Payroll and AMR. Our services of Credit Card, On-Line Payments, and Statement Processing give our customers the convenience of fewer vendors and accessibility to all the newest technology available. Our utility billing software design and features assist in the prevention of identity theft based on the Red Flag Rule mandate.
H AT&T Booth 1124
H AUI Contractors Inc. Booth 238 4775 N Freeway Fort Worth, TX 76106-2315 817-926-4377 Fax 817-926-4387 www.auicontractors.com General Contractor for all commercial, industrial, civil construction. Focusing onDesign/Build and Construction Manager at Risk projects.
Austin Wood Recycling Booth 637
H Badger Meter, Inc. Booth 401
Bane Machinery, Inc. Booth 222
4545 W. Brown Deer Road Milwaukee, WI 53223-2479 414-371-5939 Fax 414-371-5980 www.badgermeter.com Water meters, US metering tech, Master Meter, Inc.
Dallas, TX 800-594-BANE (2263) Fort Worth, TX 800-601-BANE (2263) Tyler, TX 800-594-2200 www.banemachinery.com Sales, Rental, Parts, and Service for Tiger boom, rotary, and Flail Mowers, Kawasaki Wheel Loaders, Kobelco track excavators, Dynapac Compaction Rollers, and Rosco Asphalt distributors, chip spreaders, 9 wheel pneumatic rollers, mid mount and front mount brooms, pot hole patchers, and water trucks.
Baird, Hampton & Brown, Inc. Booth 1310 6300 Ridglea Place, Suite 700 Fort Worth, TX 76116 817-338-1277 Fax 817-338-9245 www.bhbinc.com Since 1992, Baird, Hampton & Brown, Inc. (BHB) has provided innovative design solutions to public and private sector clients throughout Texas. Our multi-discipline environment consists of registered professionals skilled in land surveying, civil engineering and site development, MEP engineering, and design and construction administration. Our survey, civil and MEP teams work together to provide you with concise, well-coordinated, complete solutions. We offer the momentum, resources and experienced professionals of a large firm with the flexibility, personal client service and access to the corporate leadership of a small firm.
H Baker-Aicklen & Associates, Inc. Booth 1012 204 South IH-35, Suite #104 Georgetown, TX 78628 512-763-1100 Fax 512-763-1102 www.baker-aicklen.com Baker-Aicklen & Associates, Inc. is a leading provider of Civil Engineering, Land Surveying, Planning, and Geographic Information Systems services in the Central Texas area. Since its establishment in 1981, Baker-Aicklen & Associates has developed a reputation for excellence with both private and public sector clients.
H Baker-Clearview Kiosks Booth 1119 P.O. Box 16568 Fort Worth, TX 76162 817-737-4472 Fax 817-737-4478 www.clearviewkiosk.com Baker-Clearview Kiosks partners with cities to install, operate, and administer kiosk sign programs to replace the clutter, hazard, and visual pollution of temporary builder and development “bandit” signs that are typically placed on roadside areas.
Bastrop*Elgin*Smithville*Texas (BEST) Booth 1242 P.O. Box 591 Elgin, TX 78621-0591 512-281-5724 Fax 512-285-5962 Discover the Best: Bastrop*Elgin*Smithville*Texas. Located 20 miles east of Austin on Highway 290 and Highway 71, these communities joined together to promote their heritage, communities, recreation activities, and unique qualities. Art galleries, soda fountains, cotton gins, artists’ studios, unique shopping, nationally ranked golf courses, camping, theater, historic cemeteries, museums, Christmas tree farms, year-round festivals, and community celebrations bring families and friends together. Known as the “Historic Triangle,” these cities were voted three of the most historic small towns in Texas.
Bayne Premium Lift Systems Booth 1043 910 Fork Shoals Road Greenville, SC 29605 800-535-2671 Fax 864-458-7519 www.baynethinline.com Bayne is a leader in the solid waste industry specializing in the design, manufacturing and assembly of hydraulic cart lifters which allows Bayne control of providing you with a quality, dependable product. Bayne offers product for use on rear, side and front load trucks and also a line of commercial and industrial lifters.
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H BSP Engineers, Inc. (d.b.a. Beach Sulak Partners) Booth 315 15 West Central Avenue Temple, TX 76501-7627 254-774-9611 Fax 254-774-9676 www.beachengineers.com Beach Sulak Partners is a full-service civil and surveying consulting firm dedicated to building lasting client relationships one project at a time. For 15+ years, BSP Engineers have provided engineering design and surveying services for central Texas Municipalities, School Districts, Water Supply Corporations, Universities, and also the private sector.
H Belt Harris & Associates, LLLP Booth 521 730 North Post Oak Road, Suite 401 Houston, TX 77024 713-263-1123 Fax 713-263-1550 www.texasauditors.com At Belt Harris & Associates, LLLP, Certified Public Accountants, our primary focus is providing financial statement audit services to cities, utility districts, counties, and local governments. We consistently aid our clients in preparing award-winning financial reports.
H Bernbaum Magadini Architects Booth 511 4645 North Central Expressway #220 Dallas, TX 75205 214-219-4528 Fax 214-521-3286 www.bmarchitects.com Bernbaum Magadini Architects utilizes a team-based design approach with the experience to handle projects of any size and complexity. Our philosophy at Bernbaum Magadini Architects is that a successful building emerges gracefully from the integration of individualized needs and ultimate form, regardless of the structureâ€™s function.
Beta-LED Lighting Booth 318
1200 92nd Street Sturtevant, WI 53177 800-236-6800 Fax 262-504-5415 www.betaled.com In 2007, BetaLED engineers designed a state-of-the-art lighting system to harness the power and efficiency of LED technology. THE EDGEâ„˘ was born and proudly introduced to the industry.
Since then, the industry has embraced BetaLED and LED technology along with a solar option with the Carmanah Technologies SOLAR engine.
H Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP Booth 1509 Austin Office 3711 S. MoPac Exp. Building One, Suite 300 Austin, TX 78746 512-472-8021 Fax 512-320-5638 www.bickerstaff.com Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta is a full-service law firm, serving governmental clients for over twenty-five years. Our attorneys provide city attorney services to municipalities across the state. We represent cities, counties, and other special districts in the areas of municipal law, elections, personnel, real estate, litigation, utilities, bonds taxes, water and environmental law. Additional offices located in El Paso, Dallas and Houston.
Big League Dreams USA, LLC Booth 1514 16339 Fairfield Ranch Road Chino Hills, CA 91709-8816 909-287-1700 Fax 909-287-1717 www.bigleaguedreams.com Helping cities provide world-class recreational sports parks across America for more than 10 years through public/private partnerships. Zero taxpayer expense for the next 30 years for operations and maintenance. Direct payments back to our city partners have exceeded $10 million. If you are looking for an economic stimulus look to Big League Dreams.
Binkley & Barfield, Inc. Booth 1143 1710 Seamist Drive Houston, TX 77008 713-869-3433 Fax 713-869-6702 www.binkleybarfield.com Binkley & Barfield, Inc. (BBI) combines tradition and expertise with technology to create innovative solutions for your projects. Services we offer are: Civil/Transportation, Water Resources, Flood Control, Municipal and Industrial/Waste Management, Utilities, Facilities, Power Instrumentation and Control, Commercial and Industrial Development, Construction Management, Surveying and Support Services.
BioCOPE, Inc. Booth 1025
BLOC Design-Build, LLC Booth 1102
23711 Hix Drive Canyon, TX 79015 806-655-2933 Fax 806-655-4093 www.biocope.com For two decades, BioCOPE, Inc. has provided the wastewater treatment industry with grease and odor control products that have proven their worth in laboratory testing and rigorously controlled field trials. Our newest product, ERI, contains a mixture of 3%-5% ferrous sulfate and catalytic cofactors for enhanced odor and corrosion control.
P.O. Box 1552 Longview, TX 75606 903-247-9444 Fax 903-236-7779 BLOC Design-Build’s I&C Division provides design, installation, construction, and training services associated with instrumentation and control systems for water and wastewater clients. We offer SCADA systems (from Data Flow Systems) to gather and analyze real-time data, and to monitor and control your equipment or plant.
BJ’s Park & Recreation Products Booth 429 4003 Briar Lane Magnolia, TX 77354 281-356-2110 Fax 281-356-1802 www.bjspark.com Suppliers of high quality shade and site amenity products.
Blackboard Connect Booth 926 15301 Ventura Blvd, Bldg B, Suite 300 Sherman Oaks, CA 91403 877-684-4411 Fax 818-808-1702 www.blackboardconnect.com Built exclusively to meet the needs of government agencies, the Blackboard Connect™ for Government service (formerly ConnectCTY®) enables Mayors, Emergency Management Directors, Police and Fire Chiefs, Health Department Directors and other designated users to record, schedule, send, and track tens of thousands of personalized messages (voice, SMS text messaging, and e-mail) in minutes.
Bleyl & Associates Booth 421 100 Nugent Street Conroe, TX 77301 936-441-7833 Fax 936-760-3833 www.bleylengineering.com Bleyl & Associates is a consulting engineering firm with offices in Conroe, Bryan/College Station and Austin. We specialize in municipal engineering including water, wastewater, drainage, collection facilities and drainage structures.
Boral Bricks Inc. Booth 1601 200 Mansell Ct. East Ste. 305 Roswell, GA 30076 (800) 5-BORAL-5 (866) 954-9617 www.boralbricks.com Boral Bricks is one of the largest producers and distributors of clay brick and pavers in the United States. Consider Boral unit pavers for a beautiful streetscape, parking or sidewalk project. They never fade, offer rich color, allow easy repair, and are available for pedestrian, heavy vehicular and permeable applications.
Brad Greer & Associates, Inc. Booth 1520 P.O. Box 835510 Richardson, TX 75083 972-437-9070 Fax 972-231-6997 www.bradgreerassoc.com Packaged pump stations, megalug joint restraints, water sampling stations and automatic flushing devices.
Brandt ECO Services Booth 639 11245 Indian Trail Dallas, TX 75229-3519 972-241-9411 www.brandteng.com Brandt is one of the largest and most experienced MEP contractors in the Southwestern U.S., and is a recognized expert in the design, construction, commissioning, and retro-fitting of energyefficient building systems. This includes alternative energy systems, plus LEED and Energy Star certification.
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Brazos Technology Booth 804 P.O. Box 10713 College Station, TX 77842 979-690-2811 Fax 713-583-9323 www.brazostech.com In business since 2000, Brazos Technology provides turn-key electronic Ticket Writing solutions using the latest .Net technology. The solution applies to Citations, Warnings, Parking, Accidents, and Fls and can also be used for Code Enforcement, Schools, Permits, etc. The city can save significant time and expense with our solutions.
H Bridgeport Mfg, Inc. Booth 1341 P.O. Box 217 Bridgeport, TX 76426 940-683-5477 Fax 940-683-5475 www.bridgeportmfg.com Ranger Automated Side Loader with Optional Drop Hopper for Manual Loading. Trinity Drop Frame Side Loader with Manual, Semi-Automated or Fully Automated Operation. Hardbody Front Loader with Optional Split Body for Recycling.
H Brinkley Sargent Architects Booth 1207 5000 Quorum Drive, Suite 600 Dallas, TX 75254 972-960-9970 Fax 972-960-9751 www.brinkleysargent.com National planning and architecture firm specializing in public projects including needs assessments and feasibility studies. BSA provides award-winning architecture in both recreational/aquatic prrojects as well as public safety/justice facilities. Our experienced staff has assisted large cities and counties to small towns with project development. Put knowledge to work for you.
H Brown & Gay Engineers, Inc. Booth 1402 10777 Westheimer, Suite 400 Houston, TX 77042 281-558-8700 Fax 281-558-9701 www.browngay.com Brown & Gay Engineers has the experience, commitment and expertise to guide public projects of any size from concept to completion. Doing business in Texas since 1975, our services include the planning, design, permitting, and construction management for all types of public infrastructure projects. We also provide GIS, economic analyses, and surveying services.
Brown Reynolds Watford Architects, Inc. Booth 1614 3535 Travis Street, Suite 250 Dallas, TX 75204 214-528-8704 Fax 214-528-8707 www.brwarch.com Brown Reynolds Watford Architects is an architecture and planning firm that works with clients to achieve creative design solutions through an integrated process emphasizing communication, collaboration and commitment. By working with local constituents and city departments, BRW creates welcoming municipal environments and delivers practical, budget-sensitive solutions through innovative architectural planning and design.
Brylan Software Booth 1742 2506 Ben Doran Ct. Cedar Park, TX 78013 512-494-6342 www.brylansoftware.com Brylan Software sells an Enterprise Documentation Management System. This is the first such system specifically designed to meet the needs of any municipality through close cooperation with the City of Georgetown, TX. However it is applicable to many types of business. It will very quickly save your organization time and money.
H Bulldog Steel Products Inc. Booth 1132 1217 South Access Road Clyde, TX 79510 325-893-5806 Fax 325-893-4459 www.bulldogsteel.com The water industries best friend for over 35 years! Providing you with the very best Hydropneumatic Pressure Tanks, Welded Ground Storage Tanks and Standpipes in the industry. Our products have proven to stand the test of time. You canâ€™t afford not to do it right the first time!
H Bureau Veritas Booth 1521 Austin/San Antonio, Dallas, El Paso, Fort Worth, Houston 800-906-7199 Fax 800-910-8284 www.BVbuildingsafety.com Simple solutions for your building inspection department. If you need help with one project or one hundred, supplementing your staff with ICC professionals is as easy as picking up the phone. Certified Building officials. Certified Inspectors. Certified Permit Technicians. Certified Plans Examiners. Master Code Professionals.
H Burgess & Niple, Inc. Booth 1503 11117 Shady Trail Dallas, TX 75229 972-620-1255 Fax 972-620-8028 www.burgessniple.com Burgess & Niple, Inc. (B&N) recently acquired GSWW, Inc. B&N is a full-service engineering firm that provides a broad range of services in five core service areas: Utility Infrastructure, Environment, Land Development, Transportation, and Architecture. The firm currently ranks 129th in Engineering News Record‘s list of the top 500 design firms in the U.S.
H Bury+Partners Booth 1105 221 West Sixth Street, Suite 600 Austin, TX 78701 512-328-0011 Fax 512-328-0325 www.burypartners.com Bury+Partners is a full-service civil engineering firm. For 20 years, we have been providing clients with services in land development, water and wastewater treatment facilities, water distribution systems, wastewater collection systems, permitting, construction management, roadways, and full-scale surveying.
H Buxton Booth 101 2651 South Polaris Drive Fort Worth, TX 76137 817-332-3681 Fax 817-332-3686 www.buxtonco.com Buxton’s CommunityID is a proven economic development strategy, enabling communities to increase tax revenue and improve quality of life for their residents. More than 450 CommunityID clients nationwide have added over 20 million square feet of retail. Leverage Buxton’s leadership position in the retail industry to “speak retail.“
BuyBoard Cooperative Purchasing Booth 633
sponsored by the Texas Municipal League, creates a single source for competitively procured equipment/supplies and contracts providing access to thousands of products. Available products include parks and recreation equipment, sewer system equipment, construction equipment, public safety supplies, refuse equipment, grounds equipment, vehicles, police cars, fire trucks, and much more.
H BWR Booth 1232 8140 Walnut Hill Lane, Suite 900 Dallas, TX 75231-4356 214-373-7873 Fax 214-373-7875 www.bwrcorp.com BWR provides a full complement of specialized services to meet the diverse needs of Texas cities and counties. These services include engineering, planning, and architecture in the broad practices of surface transportation planning and design, airport planning and engineering, architecture, comprehensive community planning, recreational/landscape architecture, environmental engineering and compliance, and structural engineering. With offices in Austin, Dallas, and Tyler, Texas, BWR can provide clients access to innovative and talented professionals - ready to develop solutions for their communities.
H Caldwell Tanks Booth 1607 4025 Tower Road Louisville, KY 40219 502-964-3361 Fax 502-810-0983 www.caldwelltanks.com Caldwell Tanks, Inc., established in 1887, is the largest privately held constructor of elevated storage tanks in North America. In addition to elevated storage tanks, Caldwell constructs ground storage tanks for the utility, HVAC, and petro-chem industries; and power augmentation products for the power generation industry. Caldwell has over 300,000 square feet of carbon and stainless steel fabrication facilities located in Louisville, KY and Newnan, GA. Caldwell has over 40 fully staffed field crews for civil construction, steel construction and tank painting offering turn-key capabilities.
P.O. Box 400 Austin, TX 78767-0400 (512) 467-0222 Fax (512) 467-0264 www.buyboard.com The BuyBoard or Local Government Purchasing Cooperative,
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Callahan & Freeman Architects Booth 339 P.O. Box 15577 Fort Worth, TX 76119-0577 817-478-1765 Fax 817-561-2544 www.cfarchitects.com Callahan & Freeman Architects is a full service firm for all types of public facilities with 20 years experience including Design-Build and Construction Management at Risk project delivery methods. Certifications among the architectural staff include Designated Design-Build Professional and LEED AP.
Cardiac Science Corporation Booth 813 3303 Monte Villa Pkwy Bothell, WA 98021 425-402-2057 Fax 425-402-2006 www.cardiacscience.com Cardiac Science develops, manufactures, and markets automated external defibrillators (AEDs), electrocardiograph devices (ECGs), cardiac stress and Holter systems, cardiac rehabilitation telemetry, and data management systems that connect with hospital information (HIS), electronic medical record (EMR), and other information systems. Cardiac Science products are sold under the trusted Burdick®, HeartCentrix®, Powerheart®, and Quinton® names.
Cardinal Tracking, Inc. Booth 1423 1825 Lakeway Drive, Suite 100 Lewisville, TX 75057 972-539-9650 Fax 972-539-8914 www.cardinaltracking.com Cardinal Tracking is a Texas Based Company providing Public Safety Software Solution including “BADGE” Police Records Management, Court Records Management, Computer Aided Dispatch and “MobileCite” Electronic Ticketing with Handhelds or Laptops. Over 150 towns and cities in Texas have made Cardinal their system of choice!
Care ATC Booth 236 9902-A East 43rd St. Tulsa, OK 74146 918-779-7400 Fax 918-779-7425
www.careatc.com CareATC provides Medical Clinics staffed primarily by a Board Certified Physician, Nurse, and Medical Assistant at the Employers place of business. Personal health assessments are performed annually on all employees and spouses by our own team of phlebotomists. Our focus at the on-site clinic is preventive medicine bringing about a healthier and more productive employee population.
H Cascade Engineering Booth 1104 4950 Thirty Seventh Street SE Grand Rapids, MI 49512 800-968-2278 Fax 616-975-4902 www.cascadeng.com Cascade Engineering provides products and services including residential roll-out carts, recycling bins, front and rear load commercial containers, and lifter solutions, for the solid waste and recycling industries. In addition, Cascade offers customer service products, which include assembly and distribution of containers, cart care, service centers, asset management, and route auditing.
Cave Consulting Booth 703 2286 Fox Ridge Trail Frisco, TX 75034 214-469-2483 Fax 214-469-2483 www.caveconsulting.com Cave Consulting helps local governments reduce operating costs and improve services to their communities by providing powerful web-based services. We specialize in self-administered municipal websites and offer various document management tools, designed to fit into the smallest budget.
Cement Council of Texas Booth 605 1820 Harwood Court Hurst, TX 76054 817-540-4437 Fax 817-545-7254 www.cementx.org The Cement Council of Texas (CCT) serves as a technical and information resource. The CCT’s expert staff supports designers, specifiers, constructors and owners from project inception and delivery through construction. Our sustainable, cement-based solutions optimize budget, construction time and performance for streets/roads, industrial and commercial sites, highways and more.
H Centerline Supply Booth 1420
Chevron Energy Solutions Booth 815
530 Jesse St. Grand Prairie, TX 75051 972-647-8300 www.centerlinesupply.com Centerline Supply is a manufacturer of Signs and Traffic Safety Products.
345 California St., 18th Floor San Francisco, CA 94104 415-733-4500 Fax 415-733-4950 www.chevronenergy.com Chevron Energy Solutions designs and constructs sustainable energy projects, including building and renewable energy systems, that increase energy efficiency, reduce energy costs and ensure reliable, high-quality power. Since 2000, Chevron Energy Solutions has developed hundreds of projects involving energy efficiency or renewable power for education, government, and business customers in the United States.
CG Platinum Booth 528 21175 Tomball Parkway #412 Houston, TX 77070 877-634-6386 www.cgplatinum.com Introducing new patent-pending Concrete Graphics “on the pavement” signage product line. Includes Address Marker product line for safety, beautification, and revenue enhancement capability. Endorsed and recommended by the State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas. Signage library, with revenue potential, suitable for parks, sports facilities, and other public areas.
CH2M HILL Booth 402 9193 S. Jamaica, Suite 400 Englewood, CO 80112 800-831-3243 Fax 720-286-8208 www.omi.ch2mhill.com Employee-owned CH2M HILL can help you from project conception and development, to design, financing and construction. Our municipal clients rely on CH2M HILL to provide a range of operations and maintenance solutions including water, wastewater, public works and complete city management. For more information, visit our Web site.
H Chastang’s Bayou City Ford/Autocar Booth 741 P.O. Box 21127 Houston, TX 77226-1127 713-678-5000 Fax 713-678-5001 www.FordTruckExperts.com Chastang’s Bayou City Ford / Autocar is a certified minorityowned family business located in Houston, Texas. We provide New & Used Trucks, Service, Parts, and Body Shop services to commercial and governmental entities throughout Texas. As an active BuyBoard vendor we’ve earned the reputation of being commercial truck experts.
Choice Facility Partners Booth 1811 6300 Irvington Blvd. Houston, TX 77022 713-696-2122 Fax 713-696-8211 www.choicefacilitypartners.org Choice Facility Partners provides choices that meet unique facility needs while offering contracts that provide best value and fulfill quality and performance criteria standards. Because contracts are compliant with all regulations, the headache of the bid process is eliminated and client members are guaranteed a superior end product.
Christmas Lights, Inc. Booth 303 P.O. Box 5711 Edmond, OK 73083-5711 405-348-4759 Fax 405-348-0091 We are a direct importer of Christmas lights sets, bulbs, cords, rope light, rope light displays, artificial wreaths, garland, trees and accessories.
Cities Aggregation Power Project/South Texas Aggregation Project (CAPP/STAP) Booth 519 816 Congress Avenue, Suite 1900 Austin, TX 78701 512-322-5893 Fax 512-472-0532 www.capptx.com CAPP and STAP were formed in 2001 as political subdivision corporations for the purpose of securing electric energy for members. Combined membership now exceeds 150 Texas cities. The result has been stable, longer-term pricing than what the competitive market has offered individual cities with significant savings. Additionally, CAPP and STAP have become the most consistent 39 and effective voice for consumer issues and market reform.
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City of Fort Worth Booth 541 & 529
H Clean Energy Booth 1215
1000 Throckmorton St. Fort Worth, TX 76102 www.fortworthgov.org Home to over 720,000 residents, the City of Fort Worth is the stateâ€™s fifth largest city. Fort Worth is consistently ranked as one of the top places in the nation to work, live, and do business. Visit the City of Fort Worth booth to learn about the cityâ€™s current projects from City of Fort Worth staff.
8117 Preston Road, Suite 202 Dallas, TX 75225 214-572-6580 Fax 214-572-6581 www.cleanenergyfuels.com Clean Energy is the largest provider of vehicular natural gas (compressed and liquefied) in North America with a broad customer base in the taxi, shuttle, transit, refuse, airport and municipal fleet markets with tens of thousands of vehicles fueling at more than 165 locations in the United States and Canada.
City of Rockport Booth 1237 622 East Market Rockport, TX 78382 361-729-2213 Fax 361-790-5966 www.cityofrockport.com City of Rockport - The Charm of the Texas Coast. Located on a peninsula surrounded by Aransas and Copano Bays. Enjoy a variety of outdoor and leisure activities. Ranked in top 100 of the Best Small Art Towns in America. Come SEA...the beauty and charm of Rockport.
City of Schertz Booth 131 1400 Schertz Parkway Schertz, TX 78154 210-619-1072 www.schertz.com The City of Schertz is a premier Texas community that promotes a family atmosphere and continues a long-standing commitment to economic prosperity and workforce opportunities. Forbes Magazine considered Schertz the 91st fastest growing suburb in the United States, and Money Magazine listed it as the 40th best place to live in the United States.
H Civil Associates, Inc. Booth 313 1521 Northwest Highway Garland, TX 75041 214-703-5151 Fax 214-703-5150 www.civilassociates.com Civil Associates, Inc. (CAI) is a Texas Corporation providing professional consulting services in the areas of project management, planning, environmental, civil engineering, and design. The firm was established in 2003 and has experienced steady growth. CAI is DBE-certified by NCTRCA and HUB-certified by the State of Texas.
CLEAResult Consulting Booth 1804 4301 Westbank Dr., Bldg. A - Suite 250 Austin, TX 78746 512-327-9200 Fax 866-236-9505 www.clearesult.com CLEAResult is an energy efficiency consulting firm with expertise in utility program design, development, implementation, and evaluation. We support our utility clients by developing cost-effective programs that target the residential, commercial, institutional and industrial sectors, leveraging our experience in energy efficiency, demand side management (DSM), emissions and greenhouse gas reductions, environmental conservation, renewable energy, and energy resource acquisition.
H Cobb, Fendley & Associates, Inc. Booth 415 13430 Northwest Freeway, Suite 1100 Houston, TX 77040 713-462-3242 Fax 713-462-3262 www.cobfen.com Cobb, Fendley & Associates, a civil engineering firm with offices in Austin, Dallas, Frisco, Houston and San Antonio, offers the following services: Construction Management, Geographic Information Systems, Hydraulics and Hydrology, Land Development, Public Works, Right-of-Way Acquisition, Site Development, Subsurface Utility Engineering, Surveying, Telecommunications, Transportation, and Utility Coordination and Design.
Collier Consulting, Inc. Booth 923 702 E. South Loop Stephenville, TX 76401 254-968-8741 Fax 254-968-8725 www.collierconsulting.com
Collier Consulting, Inc. provides geosciences and engineering services throughout Texas. Our company specializes in engineering and managing groundwater resources, wastewater permitting, surface geophysics for utility location, and GIS services. Our business certifications include State of Texas HUB, NCTRCA WBE, and SCTRCA WBE.
H Community Development Associates, LLC Booth 1431 6988 Lebanon Road, Suite 103 Frisco, TX 75034 214-256-3121 Fax 214-256-3209 www.cdafinance.com CDA is a national professional advisory firm specializing in TaxExempt Financing where our experience and relationships ensure the highest likelihood of success at the lowest cost to our clients. In addition, our principals have extensive knowledge and experience in providing a full range of Arbitrage Rebate Services to our clientele.
Community Waste Disposal Booth 232 2010 California Crossing Dallas, TX 75220-2310 972-392-9300 Fax 972-392-9301 www.communitywastedisposal.com Since opening in 1984, Community Waste Disposal has grown to become the largest privately owned waste disposal company in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. CWD services numerous Dallas/Fort Worth premier apartment, high rise, and commercial accounts as well as many DFW municipalities.
H Conbrio Booth 113 938 West Greenbriar Lane Dallas, TX 75208 214-941-8199 Fax 214-941-3103 www.conbrioamericas.com Conbrio is a Dallas-based consulting group specializing in change. We work with clients on change management, process improvement, visualizing direction and putting it in place. In addition, our projects include council workshops, strategic planning, scenario planning, culture assessments, team performance and balanced scorecards. We work visually using graphic facilitation/recording.
H ConEdison Solutions Booth 226 1900 West Loop South - Suite 610 Houston, TX 77027
713-343-6800 Fax 713-626-7406 www.conedisonsolutions.com ConEdison Solutions, a leading energy services company, provides competitive power supply, renewable energy, sustainable design/build services, and cost-effective energy efficiency solutions for commercial, industrial, residential, government, public school districts, and higher education customers. The firmâ€™s dedicated team of energy professionals delivers a broad range of commodity, consulting, demand-side management, and performance contracting services.
Consolidated Traffic Controls, Inc. Booth 340 P.O. Box 151837 Arlington, TX 76015-7837 800-448-8841 817-265-3421 Fax 817-274-3610 www.ctc-traffic.com Consolidated Traffic Controls, Inc. is a major distributor of Traffic Contric Control Devices, such as School Zone Flasher assemblies and fire station advance warning assemblies. We also are distributors of 3M Control devices such as Opticom Preemption for emergency vehicles preempting signalized intersections to gain control of the intersection. Call our toll free number.
Cooperative Teamwork & Recycling Assistance (CTRA) Booth 1410 2003 S. Lamar Blvd., Suite 7 Austin, TX 78704 512-236-1134 Fax 512-236-1136 www.recyclingassistance.org CTRA (Cooperative Teamwork & Recycling Assistance) mission is to provide communities with cooperative marketing of recyclable commodities, to promote the development of end-markets for recyclables and to promote education about recycling.
Cover One Booth 921 3767 Forest Lane, Suite 124-1234 Dallas, TX 75244 800-881-1521 Fax 888-747-0174 A desktop document binding system that allows you to put together your monthly board packets, budgets, and other reports without punching holes. The system allows you to bind easily and quickly.
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CPS Human Resource Services Booth 208 241 Lathrop Way Sacramento, CA 95815 916-471-3462 Fax 916-561-7262 www.cps.ca.gov CPS is a self-supporting public agency providing a full range of human resource services to the public and nonprofit sectors. We have unique expertise in delivering HR management and consulting services, employment testing, assessment services, and applicant tracking software to government agencies throughout North America. We assist organizations across the talent management continuum in recruiting, selecting, and developing employees.
Crews & Associates Booth 1732 8117 Preston Road, Suite 300 Dallas, TX 75225 214-706-9182 www.crewsfs.com Crews & Associates is a full-service investment banking firm dedicated to the structuring, financing and distribution of fixed-income products. The firm provides funding through tax-exempt and taxable bonds, loans, certificates of participation and leases for a vast array of projects. Crews has underwritten individual bond issues in excess of $100 million in the capacity of sole-senior manager and we have a demonstrated history of prudently committing our capital toward the underwriting of capital market transactions.
CrowderGulf Booth 1643 5435 Business Pkwy Theodore, AL 36582 800-992-6207 Fax 251-459-7433 www.crowdergulf.com For over 40 years CrowderGulf personnel have planned and managed successful disaster debris operations throughout the country. Most recently, completing land and marine projects in Texas resulting from Hurricane Ike.
H CS Week, Inc. Booth 1230 4817 Hwy 1417 N. Sherman, TX 75092 903-893-3214 Fax 903-893-6136
www.csweek.org CIS Conference is now CS Week, a new name that encompasses the broader range and depth of educational programming, literally everything from â€œMeter-to-Cashâ€? that this premier educational conference offers to municipalities management personnel. 50 workshop sessions led by utility speakers will address The Customer Experience Lifecycle, including 311, customer services, field customer services, AMI/MDM, payments, and conservation.
H Customer Research International, Inc. Booth 1103 135 S Guadalupe Street San Marcos, TX 78666 512-757-8105 Fax 512-353-3696 www.cri-research.com Customer Research International, Inc. (CRI) is a HUB-certified, full-service marketing research firm located in the Austin metropolitan area. In its 14 year history, CRI has conducted over 4,000 survey projects and 3,000 focus groups for a variety of clients, including municipal entities, retail, high tech, public opinion polling, and more.
Cutler Repaving, Inc. Booth 1611 921 East 27th St. Lawrence, KS 66046 785-843-1524 Fax 785-843-3942 www.cutlerrepaving.com Cutler Repaving is nationwide asphalt recycling contractor that performs hot in place recycling for cities, counties, and highway departments in Texas and throughout the USA.
CXT Precast Restrooms Booth 812 901 North Highway 77 Hillsboro, TX 76645 800-696-5766 Fax 509-928-8270 www.cxtinc.com CXT manufactures restroom, shower and concession buildings in multiple designs, textures and colors. The roof and walls are constructed with high strength precast concrete. Buildings meet all local building and accessibility codes. Our buildings withstand vandalism and are easy to maintain.
Cyclops Electronics, Inc. Booth 1412 P.O. Box 1796 Boerne, TX 78006-6796 830-249-9756 Fax 830-249-8535 www.cyclopstv.com Cyclops Electronics manufactures, sells, and services high quality portable and vehicle-mounted closed-circuit color television sewer, well, and pipeline inspection systems. Whether standard or custom design, for dependability, simplicity, and customer satisfaction, Cyclops Electronics has been your local Texas source of superior video inspection systems for over 28 years.
Dannenbaum Engineering Corporation Booth 909 3100 W. Alabama Houston, TX 77098-2004 713-520-9570 Fax 713-527-6338 www.dannenbaum.com Dannenbaum is a Texas based civil engineering design group headquartered in Houston with locations in Dallas, Ft Worth, Austin and McAllen, providing professional services to public and private clients throughout Texas. Dannenbaum offers comprehensive planning, design, construction, and program management services for public works infrastructure; port facilities; drainage/flood control; residential/commercial land development; and transportation projects.
H Datamatic Booth 623 3600 K Avenue Plano, TX 75074 800-880-2878 Fax 972-234-1134 www.datamatic.com For more than a quarter century, Datamatic has delivered flexible data collection solutions to water, gas, and electric utilities worldwide. From the industry’s first handheld meter reading system to today’s universally-compatible FIREFLY AMR, Datamatic has earned a reputation as a leader in innovation, value, and product performance.
H DataProse, a CSG Company Booth 413 1122 W. Bethel Rd Coppell, TX 75019 888-214-6680
Fax 805-278-7421 www.dataprose.com DataProse, a CSG Company, uses state-of-the-art technology to print, mail and electronically present billing statements and other personalized communications. With 20 years of industry experience, DataProse employs industry-leading controls to meet deadlines and deliver exceptional quality to the municipal marketplace.
Deacero Booth 436 Ave Lazaro Cardenas 2333 Col. Valle Oriente 66269 Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon, Mexico 800-332-2376 Fax 800-851-7811 www.deacero.com Deacero offers Designmaster Fence, a welded wire fencing system ideal for security, crowd control, perimeter control or temporary fencing. Different heights and colors available, easy to install, budget oriented, strong and long lasting. Ideal for parks, playground areas, industrial, commercial, and every fencing need.
H Delco Cleaning Systems of Fort Worth Booth 910 2513 Warfield Street Fort Worth, TX 76106 800-211-0289 Fax 817-625-2059 www.dcs1.com Sales, service, and parts of all types of industrial pressure washers. We also offer training schools in power washing. We offer free technical advice, as well as training materials such as DVD’s, manuals, etc.
Design-Build Institute of America Booth 1330 1100 H St., NW, Suite 500 Washington, DC 20005 202-682-0110 Fax 202-682-5877 www.DBIA.org DBIA proudly stands as the only membership organization that unites organizations and individuals representing the entire spectrum of design and construction professionals. DBIA focuses on promoting the use of design-build and integrated project delivery methods to achieve high performance projects. Best practices are disseminated through educational programs and conferences, publications, and legislative efforts.
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DFW Communications, Inc. Booth 711 2120 Regency Drive Irving, TX 75062 972-730-4339 Fax 972-445-0915 www.dfwcomm.com Professional sales and service of mission critical communications equipment to federal, state and local government agencies. Introducing latest warning siren technology activated by NOAA Weather radio for municipal applications.
H Diversified Lenders Booth 806 6625 W. 19th Street, Suite 114 Lubbock, TX 79407 806-795-7782 Fax 806-797-0601 www.diversifiedlenders.com/municipal.html Founded in 1985, Diversified Lenders has provided millions of dollars to Texas cities through flexible finance terms tailored to each customer’s needs. Financing is provided for private placement bond issues, economic development corporations, equipment leasing, and technology development projects. Visit our Web site.
DocuNav Solutions Booth 1512 5048 Tennyson Pkwy, Ste. 110 Plano, TX 75024 800-353-2320 Fax 469-327-4264 www.docunav.com DocuNav Solutions has more than a decade of experience implementing enterprise document management systems for numerous Texas cities as well as other government entities. DocuNav Solutions provides complete solutions through the development of specialized software applications, such as Realforms, and inhouse integration expertise, extending the functionality of OnBase and LaserFiche.
H Downtown Decorations, Inc. Booth 807
6604 Deere Road Syracuse, NY 13206 877-369-6332 Fax 315-432-1948 www.downtowndecorations.com Downtown Decorations is the premier company offering a full line of outdoor décor. We provide the highest quality and largest selection of banners and commercial holiday decorations in the na-
tion. Our full line of products includes custom and seasonal banners, hardware, pole decorations, building and ground-mounted displays, foliage and architectural lighting and energy saving LED bulbs. We welcome the opportunity to work with you to design a banner or holiday program that fits your needs and your budget.
H Dunaway Associates Booth 343 1500 Merrimac Circle Fort Worth, TX 76107 817-335-1121 Fax 817-429-3959 www.dunawayassociates.com Texas-based since 1956, offering civil engineering, landscape architecture, survey, GIS and environmental. Quality performance and responsiveness, financial stability and strong rapport with the DBE community set us apart. Projects include streets, highways, traffic, water/sewer, drainage, parks, wetlands, streams, site development. Also gas industry, higher education, healthcare. TXDOT pre-certified in 35 categories.
Dunham Engineering, Inc. Booth 1130 13141 Hill Road College Station, TX 77845 979-690-6555 Fax 979-690-7034 www.dunhamengineering.com Dunham Engineering is a consulting engineering firm that specializes in water storage tank inspections, rehabilitation projects of existing tanks and construction projects for new water tanks, performed by trained professionals. Specializing in water storage tanks only. Performing annual maintenance inspections as required by TCEQ. Providing turn-key engineering services for any water storage tank project; building new or repairing existing tank.
Earthwork Solutions, LLC Booth 1814 1155 Dairy Ashford, Suite 520 Houston, TX 77079 832-456-6211 Fax 832-456-6290 www.esol.net ESOL provides a web-based application for earthen fill engineering and construction used by geotechnical, CMT, and civil engineers; Saves construction time/cost, and reduces long term maintenance; Obtain ASTM and Site Specific Compaction Curves (SSCC™) in minutes as opposed to days, real time verification for this test pad equivalent.
Program at a Glance
Room 201 B-C Level 2 A Texas Take on the U.S. Economy (repeated at 10:30 a.m.)
Room 202 A-B Level 2 Leadership: A Reality Check
10:15 – 10:30 a.m.
Room 200 Level 2 Visual Thinking for Strategic Planning
Hallway on Level 2
Room 202 C-D Level 2 Positioning Your City for Retail: Maximizing Retail Opportunities
Room 203 B-C Level 2 Protecting City Accounts from Identity Theft
Room 204 A-B Level 2 Texas, We Count: Preparing for the 2010 Census
Room 204 A-B Level 2 Providing People Hope: Hometown Stimulus Programs
9:00 – 11:45 a.m. Room 113 A-B Level 1 TMUA
Room 203 B-C Level 2 Preparing Critical IT Infrastructure Systems for Disasters Refreshment Break Sponsored by Oncor
Room 203 A Level 2 Thinking “Outside the Box” Inside a Small City
Guest Hospitality Center
9:00 – 11:45 a.m. Room 109 Level 1 TMPRTA
Room 204 A-B Level 2 An Update on the Texas Municipal Retirement System (repeated at 3:30 p.m.)
8:00 – 11:45 a.m. Fort Worth Club 306 W. Seventh TPWA
Delegate Registration Technology Center Sponsored by AT&T TML Risk Pools’ Breakfast (ticketed event at no charge) Exhibit Hall (A continental breakfast, sponsored by Buxton, will be served from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.)
Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Refreshment Break Sponsored by Greenstar Opening General Session and Presentation of Awards
Room 203 B-C Level 2 Federal Issues of Importance to Cities
Refreshment Break Sponsored by the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS)
Room 203 A Level 2 Successful Economic Development in a Difficult Economy
Delegate Registration Technology Center Sponsored by AT&T TML Board of Directors Meeting Guest Hospitality Center
Delegate Registration Technology Center Sponsored by AT&T TABCCM T.J. Patterson Golf Tournament TML Resolutions Committee Meeting
Room 203 A Level 2 Stronger Development Regulations: Enhancing Your Community’s Sustainability, Beauty, and Safety
8:00 – 11:45 a.m. Room 103 A-B Level 1 TCAA
Level 1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 1
Level 1 Level 2 Level 2
Room 202 C-D Level 2 Community Policing
Room 202 C-D Level 2 State-of-the-Art Information Technology for Small Cities
Level 1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 1
Level 1 Level 1 913 Country Club Lane Level 2
9:00 a.m. – Noon Room 111 Level 1 TAMHO
Room 202 A-B Level 2 Leadership for Extraordinary Times (continued at 10:30 a.m.)
9:00 – 11:45 a.m. Room 101 Level 1 GFOAT
Exhibit Hall A-F on Level 1
Room 201 A-C Level 2 Scenic City Certification Can Bring Long-Term Results
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Room 102 9:00 – 10:15 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
9:00 – 11:45 a.m. Room 201 A-C Level 2 AMCC
Affiliates Board, Business, or Educational Sessions
8:00 a.m. – Noon
8:00 – 11:45 a.m. Room 110 A Level 1 AHMO
Foyer Outside Room 101 Foyer Outside Room 101 Ballroom C Exhibit Hall A-F
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 7:30 – 8:45 a.m. 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall A-F Outside Ballroom A Ballroom A-C
Room 201 B-C Room 202 A-B Level 2 Level 2 A Texas Take on the U.S. Dealing with Difficult Economy (repeated Personalities: You Get on from 9:00 a.m.) My Nerves!
Thursday, October 22
Noon – 3:00 p.m. 2:30 – 3:00 p.m. 3:00 – 4:45 p.m.
Room 106 Level 1 Small Cities Innovation Lab
10:30 – 11:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
10:15 – 10:30 a.m.
Foyer Outside Room 101 Foyer Outside Room 101 Room 200 Room 102
Foyer Outside Room 101 Foyer Outside Room 101 Woodhaven Country Club Room 202 C-D
Room 201 A Level 2 Money for Nothing: Implementing a Performance Management Program
9:00 – 10:15 a.m.
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 21
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Noon 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 20
Room 201 A-C Level 2 Leadership Ethics (repeated from 10:30 a.m.)
Noon – 1:45 p.m. 2:00 p.m. – Conclusion
Room 200 Level 2 Leading Organizational Change
Ballroom A-C Room 201 A-C
Room 201 A-C Level 2 The Future of Transportation in Texas
Level 1 Level 1 Level 2 Level 1
Level 2 Level 2
Room 202 C-D Level 2 Are You Leading a Cutting Edge Life? (repeated from 9:00 a.m.)
Level 2 Hallway on Level 2
Room 202 A-B Level 2 Saying It for Less: Why Communications Is Still Important in Tight Budget Times (repeated at 10:30 a.m.)
Room 202 A-B Level 2 Saying It for Less: Why Communications Is Still Important in Tight Budget Times (repeated from 9:00 a.m.)
Room 204 A Exhibit Hall A-F on Level 1
Room 201 A-C Level 2 Legal Question-and-Answer Session for General Law and Home Rule Cities
10:30 – 11:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. 10:15 – 10:30 a.m.
Room 200 Level 2 Avoiding Litigation: A Workplace Survival Guide
9:00 – 10:15 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
11:45 a.m. – Noon Room 202 A-B Level 2 TAMIO
Affiliates Board, Business, or Educational Sessions
9:00 a.m. – Noon
9:00 – 11:45 a.m. Room 103 A-B Level 1 TMLDA
Foyer Outside Room 101 Foyer Outside Room 101 Ballroom C Exhibit Hall A-F
2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Room 103 A-B Level 1 TCAA
Room 203 B-C Level 2 Building the Internal Capacity of Your Organization (repeated at 3:30 p.m.)
Room 204 A-B Level 2 Strategies for Addressing Your Compensation and Benefits in Uncertain Times (repeated from 2:00 p.m.)
2:00 – 3:50 p.m. Room 109 Level 1 TMPRTA
Room 204 A-B Level 2 Strategies for Addressing Your Compensation and Benefits in Uncertain Times (repeated at 3:30 p.m.)
Room 204 A-B Level 2 Understanding and Planning for the Risks of Governing a City
Room 203 B-C Level 2 Persuasion Power: The Art of Letting Others Have Your Way
Delegate Luncheon and Keynote Speaker (ticketed event) Resolutions Question-and-Answer Session and TML Business Meeting
Room 203 A Level 2 Texas’ Multicultural Future: Crisis or Opportunity?
Room 204 B Level 2 Generating Electric Power Can Be a Breeze
Room 203 A Level 2 Retail: The New Economic Development
TML Board of Directors Meeting Refreshment Break Sponsored by Huitt-Zollars, Inc.
Room 202 C-D Level 2 Are You Leading a Cutting Edge Life? (repeated at 10:30 a.m.)
Delegate Registration Technology Center Sponsored by AT&T Women in Government Breakfast (ticketed event) Exhibit Hall (A continental breakfast, sponsored by First Southwest Company, will be served from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.)
Room 203 B-C Level 2 Building the Internal Capacity of Your Organization (repeated from 2:00 p.m.)
Refreshment Break Sponsored by HillCo Partners
2:00 – 4:45 p.m. Room 108 Level 1 TABCCM
Room 203 A Level 2 Social Media for Municipalities: Passing Fad? (continued from 10:30 a.m.)
Room 202 C-D Level 2 The Psychology of Critical Communications
Hallway on Level 2
3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Room 202 C-D Level 2 AMCC
Room 202 A-B Level 2 Community Change and the New Economy (continued from 2:00 p.m.)
7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 7:30 – 8:45 a.m. 8:00 a.m. – Noon
Friday, October 23
Room 201 A-C Level 2 What Every City Official Should Know About the Legislative Process in Texas
Exhibit Hall A-F on Level 1
2:00 – 3:15 p.m. Room 201 A-C Level 2 AMCC
Room 203 B-C Level 2 Recruiting and Motivating Emerging Leaders and Volunteers
Delegate Luncheon and Keynote Speaker (ticketed event)
Room 203 A Level 2 Social Media for Municipalities: Passing Fad? (continued at 2:00 p.m.)
Room 202 C-D Level 2 Criticism Management
Room 202 C-D Level 2 The Do’s and Don’ts of City Management Evaluations
Room 202 A-B Level 2 Community Change and the New Economy: A Best Practice Approach (continued at 3:30 p.m.)
Affiliates Board, Business, or Educational Sessions
Room 200 Level 2 Health Care Changes in a Recession
Room 200 Level 2 An Update on the Texas Municipal Retirement System (repeated from 9:00 a.m.)
3:30 – 4:45 p.m.
3:15 – 3:30 p.m.
Ballroom A-C Concurrent Sessions
2:00 – 3:15 p.m. Room 110 A Level 1 AHMO
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Room 106 Level 1 Town and Gown Relations: Achieving Community Together Campaign
2:00 – 3:15 p.m.
Noon – 1:45 p.m.
Room 201 A-C Room 202 A-B Room 200 Level 2 Level 2 Level 2 Leadership Ethics Leadership for Thinking Beyond the Limits: Extraordinary Times Regional and Statewide Wind Energy (repeated at 2:00 p.m.) (continued from 9:00 a.m.) Economic Development Projects
10:30 – 11:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
Convention Center Map COMMERCE STREET PARKING GARAGE FIRST LEVEL/GROUND
First Aid 105
Hospitality Suite 102
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H East Jordan Iron Works, Inc. Booth 722 301 Spring Street East Jordan, MI 49727 800-626-4653 Fax 231-536-4458 www.ejiw.com EJIW is a leader in the manufacturing and distribution of construction castings used in road building, underground, and utility construction. Our product lines include storm and sanitary manhole frames and covers, drainage grates, curb inlets, catch basins, trench grating, airport and port authority castings, meter, and monument boxes, and infra-risers.
Economists.com Booth 802 5500 Democracy Drive, Suite 130 Plano, TX 75024-4928 972-378-6588 Fax 972-378-6988 www.economists.com Economists.com is a financial and management consulting firm headquartered in Texas. Our client base is primarily composed of public sector entities with an emphasis on water, wastewater, solid waste, and energy utilities. Our services include rate analysis and design, strategic planning, economic analysis and forecasting, and operational / management review.
EGW Utilities, Inc. Booth 1028 1406 Hutton Drive Carrollton, TX 75006-6604 972-446-1655 Fax 972-446-1684 www.egwutilities.com EGW is the premier utility distributor in the South Central Region of the U.S. The company serves the natural gas distribution, waterworks, sewer, plumbing, oilfield, pipeline, and telecommunication markets. EGW also partners with cities to address water conservation measures by providing leak detection services.
Emergency Communications Network Booth 1741 9 Sunshine Blvd Ormond Beach, FL 32174 866-939-0911 Fax 386-615-1371 www.emergencycommunications.net The web-based CodeRED速 service, from Emergency Communi-
cations Network Inc., was designed specifically to enable local government officials to record, send and track personalized voice, email and text messages to thousands of citizens in minutes. This highly affordable solution is used every day by clients from coast to coast.
Emergicon, LLC Booth 400 P.O. Box 180446 Dallas, TX 75218 972-602-2060 www.emergicon.net Emergicon offers ambulance and EMS Billing and Claims Recovery Services to municipalities. Emergicon has recovered hundreds of thousands of dollars for cities in Texas. Let us assist your city by collecting the ambulance bills due and managing your accounts receivable.
Ennis Paint, Inc. Booth 438 1509 N. Central Expressway, Suite 1050 Dallas, TX 75206 800-331-8118 www.ennispaint.com World leader in both traffic paint and thermo plastics.
Entech Sales and Service, Inc. Booth 1227 3404 Garden Brook Drive Dallas, TX 75234 469-522-6000 Fax 972-234-1774 www.entechsales.com Building Automation, Security, Fire Alarm, HVAC Service, Rental Cooling, Emergency Generators, Water Treatment and Plumbing Services.
Environmental Products and Applications Booth 1715 73-710 Fred Waring Drive, Suite 220 Palm Desert, CA 92260 760-779-1814 Fax 760-779-1815 www.envirotac.com Innovators of Envirotac II (Rhino Snot) acrylic polymer. The number one dust abatement chemical used by the US Military. Great for stabilizing roads, construction pads, helicopter pads, haul roads, mine tailings, oil fields and any area where dust is a problem.
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H Equipment Southwest, Inc. Booth 1140 425 S. Loop 12 Irving, TX 75060 972-554-0725 Fax 972-554-0194 www.equipmentsouth.com We carry all your truck modification needs and full service facility available for equipment repairs, installation and finish paint work. Specializing in municipal equipment sales: Refuse (Wayne, Labrie, Leach, Pak-Mor) Street Sweepers (Allianz Madvac) Sewer Cleaning Catch Basin Cleaner (Super Products, Sreco).
Essayon Engineering & Development, Inc. Booth 1530 1723 E. Southlake Blvd., Suite 120 Southlake, TX 76092 972-790-0081 Fax 817-251-0990 www.essayoneng.com Essayon Engineering & Development, Inc. specializes in water & wastewater, municipal and civic center projects, assisting clients with grants, engineering design and program administration for TWDB, USDA, and FEMA programs. We work with clients to minimize costs while maintaining top quality standards for all projects. We are also a minority / veteran owned business.
Exceptional Technology Solutions, LLC Booth 1532 1420 WSW Loop 323, Suite 6 Tyler, TX 75701 903-509-0008 Fax 877-210-1536 www.exceptionaltechnology.net Exceptional Technology Solutions, LLC, (ETS) a bold, performance driven technology provider with expertise in voice, data, wireless and Voice over IP. With support capabilities ranging from simple IT moves, specialized hardware and software to enterprise network management. Whether education, government or private sector, ETS is Your Technology, Done Right!
H Expert Computing Solutions, Inc. Booth 1204 140 E. Tyler Street, Suite 500 Longview, TX 75601 903-757-7490 Fax 903-234-2374 www.ecs2fix.com Founded in 1999, Expert Computing Solutions is a Longview,
Texas based information technology company that specializes in hardware, software, networking equipment and network support. Expert Computing Solutions is a reseller of Autodesk products which includes AutoCAD, Civil 3D and Map.
EZ Seal, LLC Booth 1004 13765 US Highway 75 Van Alstyne, TX 75945 903-482-9455 Fax 903-482-9453 www.ez7seals.com EZ SEAL manufactures EZ-7速 Cold Applied Crack Joint and Slope Sealants. EZ-7速 Sealants are one-component, fast-curing, selfleveling, ready-to-use, polymer enhanced, emulsified asphalt sealants. EZ-7速 Sealants meet TxDOT specifications. They are environmentally friendly, safe to use, and display incredible properties of adhesion, cohesion, ductility and rebound.
EZTask Booth 1424 1305 FM 359 Suite L Richmond, TX 77406 281-239-3227 Fax 281-239-7095 www.eztask.com Web site design and content management systems. EzTask is a full service Web developer offering professional Web services including custom design services, Web based content management solutions, consulting and more.
First Public LLC Booth 720 12007 Research Blvd Austin, TX 78759 512-467-3593 Fax 512-452-7842 www.firstpublic.com First Public is a registered broker-dealer with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board. Since 1987, we have assisted public entities with the management of their investments and finances. Think First Public when it comes to the management of your assets.
H First Southwest Company Booth 1303 325 N St Paul Street Suite 800 Dallas, TX 75201-3852 214-953-8877 Fax 214-840-3051 www.firstsw.com First Southwest Company is a 59-year-old fully diversified Investment Banking firm, providing a broad complement of products and services to governmental, public, and private entities. The firm offers arbitrage rebate, asset management, clearing, equity/debt capital markets trading and underwriting, disclosure services, and investment pool administration.
H Franklin Legal Publishing, Inc. Booth 1026 2435 20th Street Lubbock, TX 79411-1003 806-797-8281 Fax 806-797-8287 www.franklinlegal.net The only Texas-based firm offering ordinance codification and supplementation services both in the hardbound as well as electronic versions. Now offering Laserfiche products, as well as electronic agenda solutions. Further services include legal reviews of existing codes performed by Texas-licensed attorneys, Internet posting of codes and supplementation of existing codes.
H Freese and Nichols, Inc. Booth 919 4055 International Plaza, Suite 200 Fort Worth, TX 76109-4814 817-735-7300 Fax 817-735-7491 www.freese.com Established in 1894, Freese and Nichols, Inc. is a multi-discipline firm that provides planning, engineering, architecture, environmental, and construction services to both public and private clients throughout Texas. With more than 400 employees, Freese and Nichols is based in Fort Worth, with additional offices throughout Texas.
H French Ellison Kenworth Booth 643 9010 IH10 East Converse, TX 78109 210-662-9333 Fax 210-662-5999 www.frenchellison.com
Authorized Kenworth Truck Company dealer for Trucks class 5 class 8. Full service parts and service for all makes and models trucks. Authorized vendor for HGAC Buy.
H Frost Booth 1019 100 West Houston Street San Antonio, TX 78205 214-515-4948 Fax 214-515-4827 www.frostbank.com For more than 140 years, Frost has built a legacy of supporting the Texas communities it serves. Our dedicated group of specialists in our Public Finance Division understand the specialized financial (taxable or tax-exempt), leasing, treasury, investment, risk management, securities lending and custodial needs of municipalities. We’re from here!
fun abounds Booth 1706 130 Venice Sugar Land, TX 77478 281-793-8002 Fax 281-265-0043 www.fabplaygrounds.com fun abounds was created in 2007 with much passion and enthusiasm to enhance the park and recreation offerings in Texas. We are a full service provider representing playgrounds, surfacing and splashpads. Please contact us to let us know how we can help you with your project.
Fuquay, Inc. Booth 1513 4861 Old Hwy 81 New Braunfels, TX 78132 830-606-1882 Fax 830-606-1885 www.fuquay.com Fuquay, Inc., a certified WBE/DBE Company, is a leader in Trenchless Technology products/solutions, specializing in Infrastructure Rehabilitation, Corrosion Protection and Inflow/Infiltration control. Licensed, certified installers of: Reline America, Blu-Tek™ UV Cured Fiberglass CIPP lining, SprayRoq™ SprayWall spray-applied corrosion protective lining system, Strong-Seal® Manhole Rehabilitation Products, DeNeef Construction Chemical grouts, CCTV Inspection and Pipe Cleaning.
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Gallagher Services Booth 1121 P.O. Box 941209 Plano, TX 75094 972-633-0564 Fax 972-633-0164 www.gallaghertx.com From your earliest facility dream to moving in, Gallagher Services is there to help. We can provide you with single source program management for all phases of your project. Pre-Referendum services, building programs, budgeting, electioneering, designing, bidding, and construction management are all programs provided by Gallagher Services.
H Game Playgrounds by Total Recreation Booth 1731 12022 Knigge C. Road, Suite C Cypress, TX 77429 800-392-9909 832-237-3100 Fax 832-237-3895 www.gametime.com Total Recreation Products is the “Exclusive” representative of GameTime park and recreation equipment for the state of Texas. TRP offers a complete line of park and recreation equipment to include GameTime, Do-On-It Parks, UltraPlay, RCP Shelters, REM drinking fountains, Spohn Ranch skate parks, GT H2O water play, KayPark, KenCoat, WebCoat, TRP is a vendor with Texas BuyBoard, and US Communities.
H GovDeals, Inc. Booth 319 5913 Carmichael Place Montgomery, AL 36117 334-277-0372 Fax 334-277-0557 www.govdeals.com GovDeals, Inc. provides online surplus asset auction services to over 1,900 governments and agencies nationwide. GovDeals is a subsidiary of Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT). LSI and its subsidiaries enable corporations and government agencies the capability to market and sell surplus assets efficiently using online auction marketplaces and value-added services.
H Government Capital Corporation Booth 342 345 Miron Drive Southlake, TX 76092 800-883-1199
Fax 817-488-8477 www.govcap.com Government Capital Corporation is a leading provider of public finance solutions for equipment and capital projects, serving cities and counties in Texas. GCC also provides financial advisory services for cities and counties in Texas.
Government Finance Officers Association of Texas Booth 1333 9148 Timber Oaks Drive Fort Worth, TX 76179-3246 817-308-5189 www.gfoat.org The Government Finance Officers Association of Texas (GFOAT) is a 750-member professional organization to develop finance officials in Texas and recognize leaders and innovative practices through various award and scholarship programs.
H GovPartner Booth 214 8710 Earhart Lane SW Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 888-256-5777 Fax 319-841-4017 www.govpartner.com GovPartner, a leading provider of e-Government software and services, offers a comprehensive suite of solutions consisting of: CommunityDevelopmentPartner™ for project management, GIS integration, building, planning, code enforcement, licensing and an online permit portal; ReservePartner™ for online parks and recreation management; and RequestPartner™ for Citizen Request Management (CRM).
H GrantWorks, Inc. Booth 918 2201 Northland Drive Austin, TX 78756-1117 888-480-3310 Fax 512-420-0302 www.grantworks.net GrantWorks is the leading grant consulting firm in Texas, providing community development (water, sewer, parks, coastal improvements, etc.), economic development, housing rehab and development, and planning services to rural Texas since 1979. Call us or visit us on the Web to learn how our full-service approach to grant funding and management can benefit your community.
H Greenstar Booth 1243 3411 Richmond Suite 700 Houston, TX 77046 713-965-0005 Fax 713-965-0750 www.greenstar-na.com Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Greenstar is the leading recycling-led waste management company in North America, with a focus on the recycle processing, commodity upgrading and commodity trading sectors of the solid waste market.
H GSBS Architects Booth 1010 7291 Glenview Drive Fort Worth, TX 76180 817-589-1722 Fax 817-595-2916 www.gsbsarchitects.com GSBS Architects provides Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, Planning, Sustainable Design and Energy Efficiency Consulting. We provide innovative solutions for projects of all types by designing with one guiding principle - making placesâ€ŚMore Valuable, More Livable, More Responsible and More Aesthetic. We go beyond simply good architecture - we give you More.
Gulf Coast Emergency Vehicles Booth 1839 9550 N Loop East Houston, TX 77029-1230 713-580-8135 Fax 713-580-8136 www.gulfcoastev.com Gulf Coast Emergency Vehicles offers a full line of emergency vehicles including pumpers, ladders, rescue ambulances, brush trucks. We offer 24/7 service and parts to back up our products.
H H.R. Gray Booth 1319 7320 N MoPac Expressway Suite 308 Austin, TX 78731 512-340-0680 Fax 512-340-0688 www.hrgray.com H.R. Gray is a project management and consulting firm offering pre-construction planning and construction management services
for the public sector. H.R. Gray specializes in projects such as treatment plants, tunnels, roadways, utilities, police and fire stations, libraries, hospitals, ADA public right-of-way programs and construction claims resolution.
Hale-Mills Construction, Ltd. Booth 1519 2900 Weslayan, Suite 375 Houston, TX 77027 713-665-1100 Fax 713-665-4944 www.hale-mills.com Design/Build. Proven Results Since 1971.
H Halff Associates, Inc. Booth 1505 1201 North Bowser Road Richardson, TX 75081 214-346-6200 Fax 214-739-0095 www.halff.com Halff Associates, with 10 offices in Texas, provides full-service engineering, surveying, environmental services, architecture, right of way acquisition, landscape architecture, planning , and visual technologies.
H Hall-Mark Fire Apparatus - Texas, LLC Booth 1308 1590 E. Hwy. 121 Bldg. 2 Ste 500 & 600 Lewisville, TX 75056 800-922-4142 Fax 281-470-6658 www.hall-markfire.com Hall-Mark Fire Apparatus Texas, LLC will be displaying an E-ONE municipal fire apparatus at the 2009 conference. Hall-Mark Fire Texas is the exclusive dealer for E-ONE, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Federal Signal Corporation. Federal Signal is a global leader in advancing security and well-being in communities and workplaces. Stop by the Hall-Mark booth to hear more about how E-ONE and Federal Signal can protect your community with specialized firefighting products, command vehicles, communications technology and emergency warning devices.
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Hamer Enterprises Booth 1225
H Hawes Hill Calderon LLP Booth 1221
4200 North Bicentennial Drive McAllen, TX 78504-4160 800-926-3466 Fax 956-682-0372 www.hecorp.com Hamer Enterprises provides premier application software solutions, Web site creation, and hosting/consulting services for property tax. The solutions include property tax assessment, billing, collection and distribution, using a browser-based technology. These solutions in conjunction with an electronic payment gateway and real-time Web site updates allow Texas entities the ability to provide the latest information to citizens, while controlling the budget. Learn more at our Web site.
P. O. Box 22167 Houston, TX 77227 713-595-1200 Fax 713-595-1295 www.hhcllp.com Hawes Hill Calderon LLP assists municipal governments and community organizations in formulating and executing public projects from inception, to implementation, and beyond. With more than 70 years of combined experience in national, state, city, municipal, and civic governance, the principals at Hawes Hill Calderon LLP offer clients a background and expertise that is second to none.
Happyfeet Branson Booth 1629 1440 State hwy 248 Branson, MO 65616 417-334-5903 Fax 417-334-5905 www.happyfeetbranson.com Stand, Walk, or Work Pain FREE for up to 16 hours a day on Hard surfaces. If you have any Back, Hip, Knee or Foot pain it is IMMEDIATE relief. Happyfeet massaging Insoles!
Harris Computer Booth 1702 112 East Line, Suite 200 Tyler, TX 75702 800-259-8222 Fax 903-535-9967 www.inhancesoftware.com Utility Billing and Customer Information Management Software.
H Harrison, Walker & Harper, LP Booth 915 222 East Hickory Street Paris, TX 75460 903-785-1653 Fax 903-784-1471 www.webuild-hwh.com Harrison, Walker & Harper has a 122 year history of quality construction specializing in design/build and construction management projects for City governments. We have a long history of successful projects and look forward to working with your city.
HD Supply Booth 1608 7620 Grissom Road San Antonio, TX 78251 210-684-1150 Fax 210-684-5521 www.hdsupply.com www.waterworks.hdsupply.com HD Supply WaterWorks is the nationâ€™s largest distributor of water, sewer, and storm drain products to serve the needs of both contractors and municipalities in all aspects of the water, wastewater, storm and fire protection industries. These products are integral to building, repairing and maintaining water and wastewater systems and serve as part of the basic municipal infrastructure required to support population and economic growth, and residential and commercial construction.
H HDR/Claunch & Miller Engineering Booth 1001 4635 Southwest Freeway, Suite 1000 Houston, TX 77027 713-622-9264 Fax 713-622-9265 www.hdrinc.com www.claunchmiller.com HDR/Claunch & Miller is a Municipal, Civil Engineering Firm in its 25th year of service to the cities, counties, and agencies of Texas. HDR/C&M, specializing in municipal engineering, is a full service consulting engineering firm with a reputation for quality engineering services, responsive personal service, and a dedication to detail and client satisfaction. Our services include: Water, Wastewater, Paving and Drainage, Traffic and Transportation, Hydraulics and Hydrology, Infrastructure Evaluation and Review, Sewer System Evaluation, Infiltration/Inflow Studies, City Engineering Services, Parks, GIS and Construction Management.
H Heil of Texas Booth 936
Hobas Pipe, USA Booth 1131
300 S. Loop 12 Irving, TX 75060 972-438-6488 Fax 972-438-5564 www.heiloftexas.com Heil of Texas proudly serves the entire state of Texas with sales and service of HEIL refuse equipment, Petersen Industries brush/bulky waste loaders, Schaefer trash carts, KANN Manufacturing recycling trucks, and other equipment for your solid waste equipment needs. Offices in Dallas, Houston, Austin, and McAllen.
1413 Richey Road Houston, TX 77073 281-821-2200 Fax 281-821-7715 www.hobaspipe.com Hobas manufactures centrifugally cast, corrosion-resistant, high stiffness, fiberglass-reinforced polyester resin pipes for water and wastewater applications in sizes 18â€? through 102â€? for direct bury, sliplining, tunneling, and jacking.
Hersey Meters Booth 1336
H Honeywell Energy Solutions Booth 1111
10210 Statesville Blvd Cleveland, NC 27013 800-323-8584 Fax 704-278-9616 www.herseymeters.com Hersey Meters is a leading manufacturer and supplier of water meters, advanced metering infrastructure technology and control to the municipal utility industry. Our products provide measurement and revenue information for utilities from the smallest residential account to the largest industrial users.
830 East Arapaho Road Richardson, TX 75081 972-644-1209 Fax 972-767-3686 www.honeywell.com Honeywell provides customized self-funded programs to improve the comfort, safety, and operating efficiency for city facilities funded through guaranteed savings. Honeywell implements turnkey comprehensive projects to reduce energy and operating costs. This includes the water-enterprise infrastructure as well as increasing revenues with water meter programs including AMR.
H HGACBuy Booth 746
Houston Community Bank Booth 1414
3555 Timmons Lane, Suite 120 Houston, TX 77027 800-926-0234 Fax 713-993-4548 www.hgacbuy.org A Nationwide, Government-to-Government Cooperative Purchasing Program.
19855 Southwest Freeway, Suite 100 Sugar Land, TX 77479 281-343-7700 Fax 281-343-7787 www.houstoncommunitybank.com Houston Community Bank specializes in municipal financing for small to mid-size Texas cities. Our economical, municipal financing program is tailored for your specific projects and your cash flow requirements. We finance equipment, fire trucks, police cars, street repairs, water and sewer projects, and any other capital expenditure for municipal improvement projects. Our municipal financing program includes the use of Certificates of Obligation, Tax Notes, Municipal Leases, and Municipal Finance Contracts. We are dedicated to saving you money. Houston Community Bank is the clear alternative for your municipal financing requirements.
H Hi-Way Equipment Company Booth 410 2019 Airport Frwy Euless, TX 76040 817-283-2844 Fax 817-283-7836 www.hi-wayequipment.com Hi-Way Equipment is a construction equipment distributor for Case, Case IH, Gradall, Astec, Kawasaki, Lee Boy, Rosco, Wirtgen, and Alliance Sweeper. Hi-Way Equipment has eleven (11) locations across North and South Texas providing sales, rental, parts and repair services. Hi-Way Equipment also has cooperative purchasing agreements with BuyBoard and HGACBuy.
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H HRM Consultants, Inc. Booth 1805
HVJ Associates Booth 1807
1917 Dutton Dr, Suite F San Marcos, TX 78666 512-585-1596 Fax 512-392-7849 www.hrmrow.com HRM provides complete, cost efficient turn-key Right of Way services for transportation, utility, telecommunication, water and other infrastructure projects. HRM provides ROW services for right-of-entry agreements, water wastewater easements, drainage easements, temporary construction easements, fee simple title acquisitions, utility adjustments, dedicated site acquisition, Project Planning/Management, GIS Mapping, Relocation, Negotiations.
9200 King Arthur Drive Dallas, TX 75247-3610 214-678-0227 Fax 214-678-0228 www.hvj.com Since 1985, transportation, construction, and development companies, as well as governmental agencies and school districts, have increasingly relied on HVJ Associates to meet their engineering needs. At HVJ, we provide a wide range of design, planning, and testing in five key areas: geotechnical, construction materials, construction management, pavement and environmental services.
H Huitt-Zollars, Inc. Booth 705 3131 McKinney Ave Suite 600 Dallas, TX 75204 214-871-3311 Fax 214-855-0219 www.huitt-zollars.com Huitt-Zollars, Inc. is a full-service engineering and architecture firm which specializes in planning and cost estimating; highways, roadways, and streets; traffic engineering; airports and aviation facilities; transit systems; H/H studies; storm water management; water supply, treatment, and distribution; wastewater collection/treatment; surveying; and construction management and administration.
Hustler Turf Equipment - Dealers Outdoor Supply TX Dist. Booth 1139 P.O. Box 671 570 Hwy 36 East Hamilton, TX 76531 254-386-3200 Fax 254-386-5810 www.hustlerturf.com Zero turn lawnmowers with cutting decks 36” to 72”. We carry both residential and commercial lines with Honda, Kohler and Kawasaki engines. We have approximately 76 dealers in the state of Texas and territory sales reps that can provide company demos.
Hydrological Solutions, Inc. Booth 1612 41232 Park 290 Dr. Bldg. A Waller, TX 77484-6692 936-372-1222 Fax 936-372-1223 www.hydrologicalsolutions.com Hydrological Solutions opened in 1996 with the invention of a patented inner restraint baffle system used to stabilize our ECOFRIENDLY water inflated dams. Aqua-Barrier™ cofferdams available for lease or purchase are used for construction dewatering. WIPP™ System barriers for flood protection instead of sandbags will save you time and money.
Iberon, LLC Booth 905 5300 Memorial Dr. Ste. 940 Houston, TX 77007 713-357-7150 www.iberon.com Iberon is a software development firm based in Houston, Texas, that focuses on providing advanced, affordable, and customizable solutions to both public and private organizations. At the TML conference, we will be showcasing two products - NCITE (Webbased mobile citation and ticket management system) and DeltAlert (Emergency and Mass Notification System).
ICMA - RC Booth 621 1120 Lincoln St. Ste 708 Denver, CO 80203 303-861-7457 Fax 303-861-2781 www.icmarc.org We are a non-profit financial service corporation providing deferred compensation and investment services to the public sector.
H IESI Corporation Booth 1401
H International Code Council Booth 125
2301 Eagle Parkway, Suite 200 Fort Worth, TX 76177 817-632-4000 Fax 817-632-4540 www.iesi.com IESI is a solid waste hauling, disposal, and recycling company servicing residential, commercial, temporary and permanent rolloff/compactor customers, and recycling programs. IESI partners with our communities for a clean environment.
500 New Jersey Avenue, NW, 6th Floor Washington, DC 20001 888-422-7233 Fax 202-783-2348 www.iccsafe.org The International Code Council, a membership association dedicated to building safety and fire prevention, develops the codes used to construct residential and commercial buildings, including homes and schools. Most U.S. cities, counties, and states that adopt codes choose the International Codes developed by the International Code Council. For more information please call 888ICC-SAFE or visit our Web site.
Innoprise Software, Inc. Booth 419 555 Eldorado Blvd. Suite 100 Broomfield, CO 80021 888-298-2133 Fax 303-339-0413 www.Innoprise.com Innoprise is a leading provider of ERP software to local government agencies and public utilities. Our next generation software consists of pure Internet Financials, Tax, CIS, Community Development and eGovernment software. Based on 20 years experience, our solutions enable clients to streamline operations, improve productivity and reduce service costs.
H Inversion Energy Solutions Booth 121
Insituform Technologies, Inc. Booth 738
H IQM2 Booth 1223
8121 Broadway, Suite 200 Houston, TX 77061 713-641-5111 Fax 713-641-3040 www.insituform.com Insituform Technologies, Inc. is a worldwide company specializing in the construction and rehabilitation of water, sewer, and other difficult-to-access pipes using technologies that minimize or avoid digging and disruption.
90-D Raynor Avenue Ronkonkoma, NY 11779-6636 888-446-9775 Fax 631-207-8387 www.IQM2.com IQM2, Inc. is an industry leader in the public meeting management space. Our M2 Software Solution is a robust end-to-end meeting management solution. It is a single application that automates the entire public and formal meeting process from agenda preparation through approval and decision workflow to minutes compiling and ultimately public information dissemination via video streaming and electronic voting. Our solution also includes sophisticated follow up action utilities to ensure that critical decisions and deliverables are tracked and followed up on by the appropriate stakeholders for complete process visibility and transparency.
H Integrated Computer Systems, Inc. Booth 1041 3499 FM 1461 McKinney, TX 75071 214-544-0022 Fax 214-544-0025 www.icsnews.com Specialist in public safety solutions.
PO Box 1090, 116 W. Broadway Prosper, TX 75078 www.inversion.us.com Inversionâ€™s mission is to promote the importance of good energy management and conservation for the ecological and economic well-being of businesses and communities. Our services begin with a free analysis of electrical energy uses followed up with solutions for energy and monetary savings.
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H Iron Sky Booth 224
Jay Novacek & Associates Booth 724
1773 Westborough Dr. Katy, TX 77449 832-816-5139 Fax 713-583-1848 www.ironsky.com Iron Sky’s video surveillance solution allows any authorized user to view any camera at any facility from any computer over the Internet enabling agencies to more effectively and efficiently manage the safety and security of all locations. Better Tools to Fight Crime.
2901 Cityplace West Blvd. Suite 701 Dallas, TX 75204 469-361-6555 Fax 214-520-7191 www.jaynovacek.net Identity Theft Risk Management Consulting. Jay Novacek & Associates provides municipalities with policies, procedures, best practices and employee training to help mitigate the risk to the municipality and its employees from the crime of Identity Theft. Certified professionals train employees to instill a culture of security in the workplace.
Itron, Inc. Booth 502 2111 North Molter Road Liberty Lake, WA 99019 509-924-9900 Fax 509-891-3932 www.itron.com Itron is the world’s leading provider of metering, data collection and utility software solutions, with nearly 8,500 utilities relying on us to optimize the delivery and use of energy and water. To know more, visit our Web site.
Jamail & Smith Construction Booth 202 16875 Diana Lane Houston, TX 77058 281-461-7075 Fax 281-461-7260 www.jamailsmith.com Jamail & Smith Construction is a full service General Contracting firm specializing in servicing public and private sector clients throughout Texas for over 30 years.
H James Hardie Booth 1900 26300 La Alameda Mission Viejo, CA 92691 866-4HARDIE 949-367-0185 www.jameshardie.com For over 100 years, James Hardie has been the industry leader in building products and dedicated to just one thing - protecting homes against the ravages of time and the elements. James Hardie resists rotting. It’s impervious to insects. It resists peeling. It resists fading. It resists cracking. It comes with a 30-year nonprorated limited product warranty and 15-year finish warranty.
H JBS Associates Booth 922 4715 Strack Road, Suite 114 Houston, TX 77069 281-435-2780 Fax 512-258-1938 www.jbswater.com THE PROBLEM - Millions of $ in lost revenue due to poor meter selection/application and or leakage and billions of Gallons of Water loss. THE SOLUTION - THE JBS WATER AUDIT
JJJ Solutions LLC Booth 1826 1525 E. 2nd Street #208 Granbury, TX 76048 806-438-1402 Fax 817-579-1072 www.jjjsolutions.com JJJ Solutions, LLC is a professional company that has the solution to positively impact the customer perception of a company’s image by providing an exterior building restoration service that is cleaner, faster and lasts longer. We clean the exterior of your building using a revolutionary process that uses low pressure.
JMEagle Booth 444 8236 Bride Spring Drive Plano, TX 75025 972-467-9084 Fax 972-712-6419 www.jmeagle.com JMEagle – largest plastic pipe manufacturer in the world. JMEagle produces PVC water and sewer pipe from ½” to 48” diameter and PE pipe from ½” to 63” diameter. Introducing for 2009, Eagle Loc 900 Restrained Joint PVC pipe, and Eagle Corr PE Storm Drain Pipe.
John Wright Associates, Inc. Booth 1838
H Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. Booth 601
1133 West Main Street Arlington, TX 76013 817-459-2001 Fax 817-459-2515 www.johnwrightassoc.com We at John Wright Associates are an industry leader in automotive equipment accessories and safety lighting. We are manufacturing representatives for Whelen Engineering Inc, Pro-gard products, LLC, Havis-Shields Equipment Corporation.
12700 Park Central Drive, Suite 1800 Dallas, TX 75251 972-770-1300 Fax 972-239-3820 www.kimley-horn.com Comprehensive municipal engineering and planning services from nine Texas offices, including water transmission and distribution, sanitary sewer treatment and conveyance, stormwater management, paving and drainage, roadway design, transportation planning and traffic engineering, master planning, landscape architecture/urban design, parks, and aquatic centers.
H Johnson Controls Inc. Booth 1600 3021 West Bend Drive Irving, TX 75063 972-868-3647 Fax 972-868-4929 www.jci.com Johnson Controls provides customized solutions that help public service agencies reduce costs, improve comfort and safety, and create a quality building environment.
KBR â€“ Kellogg Brown & Root Booth 731 1854 E. Beltway 8 So. Pasadena, TX 77503 713-980-3250 Fax 713-980-3258 www.kbr.com KBRâ€™s Government and Infrastructure (G&I) division delivers services in diverse sectors, including transportation, waste and water treatment, and facilities maintenance. KBR G&l also provides program and project, contingency logistics, operations and maintenance, construction management, engineering and other services to military and civilian branches of government and private clients worldwide.
Keep Texas Beautiful Booth 1430 1524 S IH 35, Suite 150 Austin, TX 78704 512-478-8813 Fax 512-478-2640 www.ktb.org Clean, beautiful communities are safer, boost tourism, attract businesses, and are nice places to live. Through a statewide network of more than 340 affiliate communities and through partnerships with elected officials, businesses, and state and federal agencies, Keep Texas Beautiful works with volunteers to prevent litter, beautify, and reduce waste.
H Kinloch Equipment & Supply, Inc. Booth 1619 3320 Pasadena Blvd. Pasadena, TX 77503 713-473-6213 Fax 713-473-7858 www.kinlochequip.com Kinloch Equipment & Supply, Inc. is a distributor of the best sewer line maintenance and street sweeping equipment. We sell and service Vactor Sewer Cleaners, Elgin Street Sweepers, Sewer Equipment Company of America sewer cleaners, and CUES TV/inspection equipment. Kinloch Equipment & Supply, Inc. services the entire State of Texas with not only the best products but the parts and service to compliment them. We have fully trained personnel to service equipment in both the Pasadena Corporate office and the Arlington branch office. Come visit us sometime!
H Kirkpatrick Architecture Studio Booth 814 100 West Mulberry Street Denton, TX 76201 940-387-8182 Fax 940-383-0262 www.k-a-studio.com Kirkpatrick Architecture Studio is a full line commercial architecture/engineering design firm celebrating 30 years of service in 2008. We specialize in municipal, educational, and financial design, with the majority of our work focused on the municipal sector. Please call on us to receive prompt and friendly assistance with your next project.
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H Klotz Associates, Inc. Booth 1120
H KSA Engineers, Inc. Booth 1115
1160 Dairy Ashford Suite 500 Houston, TX 77079 281-589-7257 Fax 281-589-7309 www.klotz.com Klotz Associates, Inc. is a firm which has provided Civil Engineering design and related services to over 100 municipalities across the State of Texas. Our professional engineers offer expertise in water, wastewater, street, drainage, traffic, and airport projects. Office locations include Houston, Austin, Lufkin, and San Antonio.
140 E. Tyler Street, Suite 500 Longview, TX 75602 903-236-7700 Fax 903-234-2734 www.ksaeng.com Founded in 1978, KSA Engineers, Inc. is a civil and environmental engineering firm offering a broad range of consulting and management services. KSA is the largest civil engineering firm based in East Texas with six offices: Longview, Tyler, Lufkin, McKinney, Austin, and Sugar Land. Our services include water supply, treatment and distribution, wastewater collection, treatment and permitting, streets and drainage, airport development, highway transportation, surveying recreational facilities, industrial infrastructure, community development, and electrical engineering.
Komatsu Architecture Booth 1311 3880 Hulen Street, Suite 300 Fort Worth, TX 76107 817-332-1914 Fax 817-877-4754 www.komatsu-inc.com Komatsu Architecture, established in Fort Worth in 1959, is a professional design organization skilled in providing architectural, interior design and related services to local, state, national and international clients. Komatsu is experienced in designing new buildings, renovating old and adapting existing buildings to serve as community activity centers and in achieving the optimum relationships among the various functional units in mixed-use facilities for civic and municipal districts.
H Kraftsman Commercial Playgrounds and Water Park Equipment Booth 201 19535 Haude Road Spring, TX 77388 281-353-9599 Fax 281-353-2265 www.KPPE.com Kraftsman Commercial Playground & Water Park Equipment is a family owned business providing recreational equipment in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana for over 28 years. We provide the finest aquatic SplashPark equipment, playgrounds, shelters, skate parks, park amenities, fitness equipment, fall surfacing and much more. Our goal at Kraftsman is to provide customer service and satisfaction while planning, installing, and servicing your entire recreational facility or park project. After all, WE BUILD FUN!
Lake Management Services, LP Booth 1340 1650 Hwy 6 South, Ste. 430 Sugar Land, TX 77478 281-240-6444 Fax 281-240-2919 www.lmslp.com Lake Management Services, LP is one of the best and most complete lake and pond management companies in Texas. We offer the largest selection of aerating fountains, aeration systems, chemical sales, fish stocking, and lake and pond design and consulting services.
H Landmark Structures Booth 407 1665 Harmon Rd Fort Worth, TX 76177 817-439-8888 Fax 817-230-2070 www.teamlandmark.com Landmark is the originator and industry authority in the design and construction of composite elevated water tanks. Featuring a welded steel tank supported on an architecturally treated concrete pedestal, the composite design combines competitive capital cost with the lowest maintenance costs available in a tank of enduring quality and aesthetics.
Landscape Structures Booth 1409 11660 Plano Road Dallas, TX 75243 214-503-7320 Fax 214-341-1221 www.playsi.com Better playgrounds. Better worldâ„˘. Landscape Structures, the premier provider of innovative playground equipment, is committed to creating inspiring play experiences for children while honoring the environment. From personalized playground design to custom-designed playstructures, we offer commercial playground equipment that is artful, safe, and most of all, made for years of fun.
H Langford Community Management Services Booth 1219 13740 Research Blvd, Suite G1 Austin, TX 78750-1821 512-452-0432 Fax 512-452-5380 Langford Community Management Services are management consultants who provide a range of services to communities whose population is under 50,000. The company writes and administers Community Development Block Grants, Capital Fund Projects, Parks and Wildlife Grants, Rural Economic Development Administration Projects, Enterprise Zone Applications, and Enterprise Zone Project Designations. The company provides general economic assistance to cities and counties, as well as rate studies.
H LaQuinta Hotel Management, L.L.C. Booth 1020 6803 Mason Creek Court Richmond, TX 77407 512-983-9945 Fax 214-492-6524 www.lq.com/txstat Over 700 LaQuinta Hotels Nationwide offer the Texas State Rates to TML Members, for business or leisure travel. For reservations visit our Web site or call 1-866-468-3946 and request the Texas State Rate. Free Night Stay Drawings at Booth.
H Laserfiche Booth 607 3545 Long Beach Blvd. Long Beach, CA 90807 562-988-1688 Fax 562-988-1886 www.laserfiche.com
Laserfiche creates simple and elegant enterprise content management solutions that help organizations run smarter. Since 1987, more than 27,000 organizations - including federal, state, and local government agencies worldwide - have used Laserfiche software to streamline document, records and business process management.
H LBG-Guyton Associates Booth 532 1101 S. Capital of Texas Hwy, Ste B-220 Austin, TX 78746 512-327-9649 Fax 512-327-5573 www.lbg-guyton.com Established in 1951, LBG-Guyton Associates is a recognized expert in groundwater resources. Operating from offices in Austin and Houston, we offer services in groundwater resource development and management, professional engineering, environmental assessments and cleanup, and property transactions.
H LBL Architects Booth 332 1106 W. Randol Mill Road, Suite 300 Arlington, TX 76012 817-265-1510 Fax 817-265-1582 www.lblarchitects.com LBL Architects has brought innovative design to a number of municipal Texas clients since 1965. LBL provides Architecture, Planning, and Interior Design services for a variety of public building types, including recreation/community centers, public safety facilities, animal service/adoption centers, libraries, court facilities, and administrative offices.
H Lee Engineering Booth 1713 3030 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1660 Dallas, TX 75234 972-248-3006 Fax 972-248-3855 www.leeengineering.com Lee Engineering is dedicated to providing traffic engineering, transportation/transit services, ITS, and transportation research to public agencies and private clients. Our diverse transportation expertise enables us to provide customized products tailored specifically to the needs of each project. Office Locations: Phoenix, AZ, Dallas, TX, Albuquerque, NM and San Diego, CA.
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Lemons Auctioneers, LLP Booth 1705 1011 Inwood Street Tomball, TX 77375 800-243-1113 Fax 281-357-4974 www.lemonsauctioneers.com Capitalize on one of your most overlooked sources of funding by auctioning surplus inventory such as heavy equipment, vehicles, and industry-specific equipment. As a full-service auction company, Lemons Auctioneers provides three fully supported auction methods, online, live or webcast. Benefit from over 50 years of experience.
LenSec Booth 1704 1800 Bering Drive, Suite 751 Houston, TX 77057 713-395-0800 Fax 713-395-0597 www.lensec.com LenSec is the nation’s leading provider of IP video surveillance solutions. We design a custom system which enables you to manage all your facilities remotely in real-time and offer collaboration with first responders during an incident. Our specifically designed video management solution includes surveillance cameras, complete installation and on-site monitoring that is affordable, reliable and secure.
LHR Services & Equipment/PowerFlare Booth 509 4200 FM 1128 Pearland, TX 77584 713-943-2324 Fax 713-943-1231 www.LHRServices.com The rugged, flameless PowerFlare® PF200 Electronic LED Safety Light, invented by a police officer, is an extremely bright, compact, waterproof, intrinsically safe device that floats and can be used for SAR operations, confined space rescue, personnel identification, helicopter LZs, traffic control, egress markers, or part of a standard RIT kit.
H Library Systems & Services, LLC Booth 1118 12850 MiddleBrook Rd., Suite 400 Germantown, MD 20874 301-540-5100 Fax 301-540-5522
www.lssi.com LSSI turns tight library budgets into rich results - providing the best reading for the largest number, at the least cost! With services specifically tailored to your community’s needs, user satisfaction goes UP, while expenditures go DOWN! LSSI provides cost-saving solutions to communities, helping them save money while building state-of-the-art libraries.
H Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP Booth 1231 P.O. Box 17428 Austin, TX 78760-7428 512-447-6675 Fax 512-447-8791 www.publicans.com Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP is a national law firm and a leader in collection services for governmental entities. The firm offers a variety of collection programs, including current and delinquent taxes, fees, fines, service charges, tolls, healthcare and many other types of miscellaneous local, state, and federal receivables. The firm’s principal office is in Austin, Texas. We have 20 other fully-staffed offices in Texas to assist locally. For more information about our firm, visit our Web site.
Living Earth Booth 702 1901 California Crossing Dallas, TX 75220 972-869-3081 Fax 972-869-3371 www.livingearth.net Living Earth is the largest maker and distributor of mulch, compost, soil mixes and other landscaping material in Texas. Living Earth is also the largest recycler of greenwaste in Texas. We form partnerships to manage greenwaste recycling with municipalities and other entities. Let Living Earth manage your greenwaste recycling.
H Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Booth 403 2925 Briarpark Drive, Suite 400 Houston, TX 77042 713-266-6900 Fax 713-266-2089 www.lan-inc.com Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) is a national engineering firm, based in Texas, offering planning, engineering, and program management services. LAN is consistently rated in the top 100 A/E firms by Engineering News-Record magazine. For the
past 75 years LAN’s experience and expertise continue to extend to diverse markets. While our professionals are trained to serve a variety of industries, we give every project the highest level of focus and attention.
Magnum Manhole and Underground Company, Inc. Booth 1711 3828 Cavalier Drive Garland, TX 75042 972-276-2048 Fax 972-276-5318 Certified applicator of Raven and Quadex Protective Coatings, Underground Utility Inspections, TV Inspections, and Sewer Cleaning. Certified Minority Business.
Management Koncepts, Inc. Booth 412 7166 Oaklawn San Antonio, TX 78229 210-366-0731 Fax 210-341-0460 www.mgmtkoncepts.com Collection Agency Services - EMS, utility, municipal court, damages to city property, weed abatement. We provide complete delinquent account collections including: mail letters, phone, skip tracing, and credit bureau reporting.
Master Meter, Inc. Booth 620 100 E. 15th Street, Suite 350 Fort Worth, TX 76102-6505 800-765-6518 Fax 817-336-3840 www.mastermeter.com Mater Meter is a leading AMR technology innovator and principal water meter manufacturer delivering data management solutions across Water, Gas and Electric utility platforms. 3G Mobile™, FixedLinx™, and MasterLinx™ data acquisition and control technologies support a fully scalable and tailored deployment.
MayClaire Company, Inc. Booth 500 P.O. Box 90579 Austin, TX 78709-0579 512-636-2311 Fax 512-394-9817 www.mayclairecompany.com From promotional products to wearables and gifts, MayClaire Company, Inc. can help you brand your organization in a fun and
memorable way. We specialize in serving Texas cities and pride ourselves on adding creativity, innovation and imagination to your overall program to help you achieve your goals.
H McCreary Veselka Bragg & Allen, P.C. Booth 1133 P.O. Box 1269 Round Rock, TX 78680-1269 800-369-9000 Fax 512-323-3205 www.mvbalaw.com McCreary Veselka Bragg & Allen P.C., Attorneys at Law, has for over forty-eight years provided exceptional debt collection services to municipalities, counties, school districts and appraisal districts. Our longevity and success in debt collection prove MVBA excels in achieving maximum collections, utilizing a firm but fair approach while providing person service and attention to our clients.
McLain Decision Support Systems Booth 700 2201 Rockbrook Dr #1315 Lewisville, TX 75067 214-488-8808 Fax 972-692-5397 www.mclaindss.com MCLAIN DSS provides Utility Cost of Service/Rate Design Services for Water, Wastewater, Solid Waste, Gas, and Electric Utility service systems. Since 1982 they have performed over 275 Utility Rate Studies. Other services include Central Service Cost Allocation plans, Long Range Financial Planning, Impact Fee Studies, and Web-Based Budget Preparation Software.
H McLane Advanced Technologies Booth 1212 4001 Central Pointe Parkway Temple, TX 76504 254-770-6165 Fax 254-771-6290 www.mclaneat.com McLane Advanced Technologies (MAT) is a Texas-based technology company providing IT and custom software development services to state agencies, counties, municipalities, and universities. MAT specializes in using technology to streamline your business process and help you become more efficient, while also reducing your business risk.
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2123 Centre Pointe Blvd. Tallahassee, FL 32308-4930 850-386-3191 Fax 850-385-4501 MGT of America is a multi-disciplinary management research and consulting firm. Founded in Tallahassee, Florida in 1974, MGT has grown to include regional offices in Austin, Texas; Olympia, Washington; Sacramento, California; and Asheville, North Carolina. The firm’s staff of over 100 professionals bring a wealth of knowledge and depth of understanding to all our clients engagements.
3352 Broadway Blvd. #415 Garland, TX 75043 972-271-3292 Fax 972-840-6665 www.isospecialist.com ISO consulting specializing in assisting communities with improving their ISO Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating, fire station locations and alternative water supplies (folda-tank shuttles). Over 27+ years experience working for ISO performing Public Protection Classifications of communities in Texas. Mike Pietsch is a Registered Professional Civil Engineer licensed in Texas. Endorsed by TFCA.
H Michael Baker Jr., Inc. Booth 1810 2221 East Lamar Blvd., Suite 600 Arlington, Texas 76006 817-987-4900 Fax 817-987-4910 www.mbakercorp.com Baker provides professional engineering and consulting expertise for public and private sector clients. Baker’s markets of focus include Aviation, Defense, Environmental, Facilities, Geospatial Information Technologies, Homeland Security, Municipal, Utilities, Transportation and Water. Services span the life cycle of infrastructure projects, including planning, design, construction services and asset management.
Mickie Service Company, Inc. Booth 631 6901 Raton Suite 100 Houston, TX 77055 713-682-7454 Fax 713-681-6536 www.mickieservice.com Mickie Service Company is pleased to offer services for all your needs in Hot Tapping, Line Stops, and Insertion Valves. Learn more by visiting our Web site.
H Midland Manufacturing Booth 1312 4800 Esco Drive Fort Worth, TX 76140 817-478-4848 Fax 817-483-9815 www.midland-midco.com MIDCO Municipal Products: Style 30 Restrained Joint System features the patented Perma-Grip bronze grip ring for a secure 360degree restraint. Also try our all-bronze meter flanges and kits. All MIDCO products are proudly “Made in the USA!”
H Miller Pipeline Corp. Booth 1719 8850 Crawfordsville Rd Indianapolis, IN 46234 317-293-0278 Fax 317-293-8502 www.millerpipeline.com Miller Pipeline Corporation is one of the nation’s premier natural gas distribution and utility contractors. We provide a comprehensive range of pipeline contracting and rehabilitation services for natural gas, liquids, water and wastewater pipelines. Specialty products and services for the industrial and telecommunication industries are also offered.
Mitchell Humphrey Booth 729 11720 Borman Drive St. Louis, MO 63146 800-237-0028 Fax 314-991-5288 www.fasttrackgov.com FastTrackGov is a suite of Web-based, citizen-centric solutions for Licensing, Permitting, Fee/Tax Collection, Code Enforcement/Inspections and Citizen Request Tracking. Built on the proven technology of the Microsoft Dynamics® CRM platform, FastTrackGov provides improved control over processes, increased productivity and efficiency, expedited revenue collection, and enhanced citizen satisfaction.
H Moman Architects Booth 1338 309 W. Main Suite 120 Round Rock, TX 78664 512-733-1150 Fax 512-733-8411 www.momanarch.com
Moman Architects is an award winning architectural firm located in historic downtown Round Rock. Our talented staff provides architecture, planning, and interior design services for public and private clients throughout Texas. “Your city is your world. Our world is your city.”
H Moody’s Investors Service Booth 1729 99 Church Street New York, NY 10007 212-553-0300 Fax 212-553-1099 www.moodys.com Moody’s, the leading global credit rating agency, publishes credit opinions, research, and ratings of fixed-income securities, issuers or securities, and other credit obligations. It also provides a broad range of business and financial information. Moody’s public finance analysts are located in New York, Dallas, and San Francisco. At the end of 1998, Moody’s had outstanding ratings on over 68,000 public finance obligations.
H MRB Group, P.C. Booth 1006 4407 Monterey Oaks Boulevard, Building 1, Suite 140 Austin, TX 78749 512-627-6459 Fax 512-637-5570 www.mrbgroup.com MRB Group provides a comprehensive range of professional services to communities of all sizes including engineering, architecture, construction management and planning/mapping/GIS. For over 80 years, we have developed long-standing relationships with our clients because we believe that establishing trust is just as important as delivering a solution.
Mueller Co. Booth 740 8711 Cherry Lee Lane Lantana, TX 76226 940-391-3900 Fax 940-391-3900 www.muellercompany.com Mueller Co. has a long history of trust and leadership in the American flow control industry spanning more than a century. Mueller Co. is the largest full-line supplier of flow control products used in distribution systems for municipal potable water, and is ISO Certified.
H Mundo & Associates, Inc. Booth 730 5542 Canada Court Rockwall, TX 75032 214-773-0966 Fax 214-771-6915 www.mundoandassociates.com Economic Development, Planning, Environmental, Civil Engineering, Program/Project Management and Construction Management Consulting services to Cities and 4A/4B Economic Development Corporations, as well as private sector developers and investors. TxHUB and WBENC Certified.
H Municipal Code Corporation Booth 1022 PO Box 2235 Tallahassee, FL 32316-2235 800-262-2633 Fax 850-575-8852 www.municode.com Municipal Code Corporation - the Nation’s Leading Codifier offers: Codification and supplementation, Legal reviews, Minutes imaging, electronic services including Internet service and free list services. MCC Innovations - from electronic records and agenda management software to document scanning and imaging services, MCC Innovations can customize a solution to meet your needs.
H MuniServices, LLC Booth 606 34488 N US Hwy 281 Lipan, TX 76462 800-800-8181 x6975 Fax 254-646-2171 www.MuniServices.com MuniServices offers Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) and Sales Tax Analysis and Reporting Services (STARS) to TML member cities. MuniServices Texas-based staff has unparalleled tax knowledge with a client-oriented focus, making MuniServices a leading provider of revenue enhancement and consulting services to municipalities nationwide, since 1978.
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Musco Sports Lighting Booth 1008 100 1st Ave West Oskaloosa, IA 52577 800-825-6020 www.musco.com For over 30 years, Musco has specialized in the design and manufacture of athletic field lighting. Musco’s newest innovation, LightStructure Green™, is a cost-effective sports lighting system offering significant advantages for your budget and the environment - operating costs and off site spill light are cut in half.
H Natgun Corporation Booth 1419 410 E. Trinity Blvd. Grand Prairie, TX 75050-8033 800-237-5728 972-823-3300 Fax 972-823-3333 www.natgun.com Quality, longevity, and long-term economy go into every Natgun tank we build. It’s the result of over sixty years of tank-building experience, combined with unyielding commitment to design and construction excellence. Natgun tanks are designed in accordance with AWWA Standard, D110, Type IIII. Do not settle for short-term solutions. Call Natgun at our toll-free number.
National League of Cities Booth 544 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, DC 20004 202-626-3000 Fax 202-626-3043 www.nlc.org The National League of Cities (NLC) is dedicated to strengthening and promoting cities. Working in partnership with 49 state municipal leagues, NLC serves as a resource and advocates for the more than 18,000 cities, towns and villages and provides products and services for the 218 million Americans it represents.
H National Sign Plazas Booth 1208 2501 Central Parkway, Suite E50 Houston, TX 77092 713-973-2590 Fax 713-673-2585 www.nsp.biz National Sign Plazas is the first and only company formed exclusively to install, manage, operate, and administer sign plaza pro-
grams for cities and counties. This sign program serves one primary purpose: to eliminate the roadside pollution caused by hundreds of new home directional signs. Our program features one attractive structure on which new home communities can direct customers to their sales offices. Violations cease and it is completely supported by fees paid by home builders, who love the program!
Nationwide Retirement Solutions Booth 1213 5900 Parkwood Place Dublin, OH 43016 713-213-5179 www.NRSForU.com Nationwide Retirement Solutions (NRS) is a national leader providing deferred compensation and plan administration services to Texas cities and their employees. Our focus is on employee education and our relationships with Morningstar and Ibbottson give employees extraordinary access to state-of-the-art educational and analytical resources. NRS is endorsed exclusively by the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
Nature’s Guide Company Booth 925 2317 Cullen Street Fort Worth, TX 76107 817-288-6508 Fax 817-338-1045 www.nature’s-guide.com As a wholesale distributor for lawn and turf products, we offer an array of natural and earth friendly products. Our Nature’s Guide line is the most complete line of organic products in Texas. We have the lawn and turf products cities and municipalities will want for a GO GREEN program.
Neptune Technology Group Booth 1610 1600 Alabama Highway 229 Tallassee, AL 36078 800-633-8754 Fax 334-283-7380 www.neptunetg.com Neptune Technology Group manufactures a full line of residential and commercial meters and also AMR/AMI RF Products to read and monitor them. Neptune also offers free consulting to see what type of AMR/AMI product best fits your system and if it is feasible.
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P.O. Box 941931 Plano, TX 75094 866-422-4499 Fax 972-422-1177 www.NETPLEA.com Net PLEA Services is a full service governmental collection and consulting firm specializing in the unique area of delinquent fine collections, fee collections, and court compliance. We utilize the most current technology and a well-trained bilingual staff to provide the most productive, cost-effective results.
5721 Columbia Way, Suite 200 Vancouver, WA 98661 360-397-6250 Fax 360-397-6257 www.nwpipe.com Full-service spiral weld and rolled & welded steel pipe manufacturer offering engineered water systems, fabricated piping, forcemains and piling. Capabilities include AWWA C200 pipe through 144”, fabricated fittings, linings (C205 cement-mortar, C210 epoxy), and coatings (C214 tape, C215 Pritec™, C205 cementmortar, C210 epoxy, C203 coal-tar enamel). Five regional manufacturing facilities.
Noah’s Park & Playgrounds, LLC Booth 611 P.O. Box 7987 Edmond, OK 73083 877-248-5444 Fax 405-285-0099 www.noahsplay.com Sales/Service/Installation of playground equipment, park amenities, water features. Park design and landscape service. Shade structures and pavilions.
H Nortex Modular Space Booth 1109 555 Jubilee Lane Lewisville, TX 75056 972-492-4040 Fax 469-568-2134 www.nortexmodular.com Nortex Modular Space is a leading provider of durable, energy-efficient mobile and modular office and classroom buildings and is committed to helping Texas cities, towns, counties and local agencies meet their growth demands. We manufacture, sell and lease our products and are a Woman Owned Small Business, state certified HUB contractor with a TXMAS contract.
North Texas Sales & Distribution, LLC./Hotsy Equipment Company Booth 1803 7031 John Carpenter Freeway Dallas, TX 75247 214-630-7310 Fax 214-630-7334 New graffiti remover for concrete and traffic signs, Reznor waste oil heaters to reduce heating cost, and a name you can trust, Hotsy pressure washers, part washers, parts and reliable service for over 22 years.
Nouveau Construction and Technology Services Booth 115 2441 Lacy Lane Carrollton, TX 75006 972-484-5077 Fax 972-484-5072 www.ntslp.com Nouveau Construction is a Job Order Contractor who excels in client satisfaction due to our pre-project organizational systems. These systems ensure that you get the right solution, as well as meeting budgets and ultimately all other expectations. Through our systematic approach, our team reduces field changes and provides better up-front guidance to workers and subcontractors, resulting in high-quality work in a controlled environment.
NSD Booth 706 PO Box 337 Houston, TX 77347-0337 281-446-0229 Fax 832-202-0288 www.netsalesdirect.com Our goal is to provide a “One-Stop-Shop” Information Technology solution for all our customers. We pride ourselves in offering a diversity of network services to municipalities and police departments. With over 15 years of experience working with computer and networking services, you can consider us “Your Personal IT Department.”
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H Null-Lairson, P.C. Booth 337 11 E Greenway Plaza, Suite 1515 Houston, TX 77046-1173 713-621-1515 Fax 713-621-1570 www.null-lairson.com From three offices in the Houston-Galveston area, Null Lairson has been serving Texas municipalities, counties, school districts, municipal utility districts, and other governmental entities since 1975. The firm’s staff of CPAs and other financial professionals is proficient in a full spectrum of accounting, auditing, and consulting services for governments.
H O.R. Colan Associates Booth 1047 1001 W. San Antonio Street Lockhart, TX 78644 512-398-5900 Fax 512-398-5924 www.orcolan.com O.R. Colan Associates provides right of way acquisition and relocation consulting services for public agencies as well as for the private sector. We provide a wide range of real estate services including appraisal, appraisal review, negotiation and relocation advisory services.
Office of the Fire Fighters’ Pension Commissioner Booth 103 P. O. Box 12577 Austin, TX 78711 512-936-3372 Fax 512-936-3480 www.ffpc.state.tx.us The Commissioner’s mission is to provide effective and sound benefit to volunteer departments under Texas Emergency Services Retirement System (TESRS) (Title 8 Government Code, Subtitle H) and to volunteer and paid departments under Texas Local Fire Fighters’ Retirement Act (TLFFRA), Article 6243e V.T.C.S.
H Oncor Booth 1819 1601 Bryan Street Dallas, TX 75201 214-486-4787 Fax 214-486-4079 www.oncor.com Oncor showcases its Smart Texas(SM) Mobile Experience Center to demonstrate how the company’s installation of more that 3 mil-
lion advance meters will increase the reliability of Texas’ electric grid, and enable us to rethink the way we use energy, cut our electricity costs and reduce our carbon footprint.
Open Channels Group, L.L.C. Booth 830 101 Summit Avenue, Suite 208 Fort Worth, TX 76102 817-332-0404 Fax 817-531-1520 www.openchannelsgroup.com Open Channels Group, LLC is a minority-owned public affairs firm that provides services to public and private entities. At Open Channels Group, we pride ourselves on being at the top of our field, and have assembled a dynamic team of communications specialists to meet our clients’ needs.
H Orasi Booth 1321 512 Main Street, Suite 706 Fort Worth, TX 76102-3998 817-882-9601 Fax 817-882-9612 www.orasidevelopment.com Orasi, a full-service economic development solutions firm, helps clients turn a vision of community development into economic reality. Orasi can create Tax Increment Financing and Public Improvement Districts, Financial Incentive Packages, Retail Site Analyses, Strategic Plans, Marketing and PR Campaigns, Web sites, and Retainer Economic Development Services. Learn more at our Web site.
H Otto Envrionmental Systems Booth 1202 12700 General Dr. Charlotte, NC 28273 512-301-5666 Fax 512-301-5999 www.otto-usa.com Otto is a solutions provider for waste containers and container services. Residential 2-wheel carts, recycling bins, plastic/steel hybrid dumpsters and litter receptacles for parks and streets are just sampling of products available. Otto is also the leader in container logistics, where moving, replacing, repairing and servicing residential carts is their specialty.
H Pacheco Koch Consulting Engineers, Inc. Booth 1011 8350 N Central Expressway, #1000 Dallas, TX 75206-1612 972-235-3031 Fax 972-235-9544 www.pkce.com Pacheco Koch provides quality, professional Civil Engineering and Land Surveying services for public sector projects including municipal, county, state, federal, streets, highways and public utilities. Our staff of nearly 70 employees, including eleven LEED®AP Certified, has the capability and experience to provide professional services on a wide variety of projects.
H Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc. Booth 218 4222 85th Street Lubbock, TX 79423 806-473-2200 Fax 806-473-3500 www.team-psc.com PSC provides a full range of design services through offices in Lubbock, El Paso, Midland, and Amarillo, Texas. Civil engineering specialties include: water, wastewater, solid waste management, airport, highways, street, and drainage projects. Architectural, interiors, landscape, structural, and mechanical/electrical engineering specialties include: healthcare, education, religious, government, corporate, and financial institutions.
H PARS Booth 619 5141 California Avenue, Suite 150 Irvine, CA 92617-3069 800-540-6369 Fax 949-854-7238 www.pars.org PARS provides customized retirement solutions for public agencies including FICA alternatives, 457 plans, and GASB 45 post-retirement healthcare funding plans. PARS: Making retirement work for you.
Parsons Roofing Booth 929 P.O. Box 21835 Waco, TX 76702 877-881-1733 Fax 254-881-1995 www.ParsonsRoofing.com Parsons Roofing is a nation-wide commercial, industrial, residen-
tial, seamless gutter roofing company. Parsons Roofing was named Duro-Last Contractor of the Year for the third consecutive year in 2008. Parsons has proven to be the very best in customer satisfaction for over 60 years since 1948.
H Pate Engineers, Inc. Booth 819 13333 Northwest Freeway, Suite 300 Houston, TX 77040 713-462-3178 Fax 713-462-1631 www.pateeng.com Pate Engineers, Inc. is an award-winning, full service civil engineering and surveying firm offering preliminary planning and design through construction management services. PATE’s experience includes engineering analyses and design including water distribution and storage, wastewater collection/treatment, surface transportation systems (vehicular and pedestrian), flood control and drainage systems, parks, and trails.
Pavement Restoration, Inc. Booth 1812 P.O. Box 1532 Boerne, TX 78006 813-323-2710 Fax 830-336-3484 www.Paverestore.com Complete turn-key service of product and application of asphalt emulsion rejuvenator “Reclamite” on existing subdivision residential streets throughout Texas. Rejuvenation extends road life 4-6 years for a very cost effective maintenance procedure.
H PBS&J Booth 1314 6504 Bridge Point Parkway, Ste. 200 Austin, TX 78730 512-327-6840 Fax 512-327-2453 www.pbsj.com PBS&J is an employee-owned, multi-service consulting firm providing innovative engineering, environmental, planning, and architectural services to enrich the quality of everyday life. PBS&J’s 3,900 employees continue to meet the demands of a dynamic market by providing services in planning, construction management, transportation design and engineering, airport planning and design, architecture, water and wastewater, water resources, NPDES/TPDES permitting, GIS, environmental site assessments/impacts, 404 permitting, cultural resource management, and air quality.
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H Peer Group Consulting Booth 223 106 South Harris Street, Suite 220 Round Rock, TX 78664 512-671-9465 Fax 512-671-9412 www.peergroupconsulting.com PGC consists of graphic designers, Web developers, campaigners, strategists, press mediators, events coordinators, marketing researchers, and business developers. Our mission is to equip our clients with the tools they need to represent, implement, and cultivate their business by defining their public identities, and building upon that with innovative, integrated marketing techniques.
Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins & Mott, L.L.P. Booth 1306 4025 Woodland Park Blvd., Suite 300 Arlington, TX 76013-4398 817-461-3344 Fax 817-860-6509 www.PBFCM.com Statewide law firm specializing in the collection of delinquent property taxes and court fines/fees. Started in Amarillo in 1970, we are the largest law firm in our industry that limits our practice exclusively to Texas. We represent over 1200 clients with nine offices and are committed to increasing your revenue stream.
Perkins+Will Booth 420 10100 N Central Expressway, Suite 300 Dallas, TX 75231 214-283-8700 Fax 214-283-8701 www.perkinswill.com Perkins & Will’s civic portfolio represents a larger social context, an inherent commitment to designing buildings that will make a lasting societal contribution. We have worked with dozens of municipalities of varying sizes from small townships to major metropolitan cities and are proud of our success with these projects.
Perma-Patch Booth 641 6115 Oakleaf Avenue Baltimore, MD 21215 410-764-7117 Fax 410-764-7137 www.permapatch.com Perma-Patch® is the top-rated independently evaluated cold applied pavement repair material for permanent pavement repairs.
Perma-Patch® is used directly from the bag for permanent, no maintenance, and cost-effective restoration of potholes and utility cuts in all types of weather conditions. Repair may be opened to traffic immediately.
Pharr Economic Development Corp. Booth 1526 1215 S. Cage Pharr, TX 78577 956-781-7332 Fax 956-781-7348 www.pharredc.com The Pharr Economic Development Corporation is a non-profit entity whose main objective is to promote and assist in the growth and development of business, small and large, in our All America City. The Pharr EDC invites you and your family to join our community and experience why Pharr is the best place to do business.
Philips Hadco Booth 520 100 Craftway Littlestown, PA 17340 717-359-7131 Fax 717-359-9515 www.hadco.com www.hadcoled.com Philips Hadco has been a leader in manufacturing high-performance outdoor lighting for over 50 years. Hadco serves the municipal/utility, commercial and residential lighting markets. Hadco also specializes in custom and modified products and utilizes the latest technologies available.
Pitney Bowes Booth 443 8150 Springwood Dr., Ste. 200 Irving, TX 75063 800-322-8000 Fax 972-402-3501 www.pb.com We offer a total package of solutions including mailing, folding, & inserting, address printing, document scanning, document shredding, visitor management & security, binding, secure package management and much more.
H Poston Equipment Sales, Inc. Booth 437 1430 O’Day Rd Pearland, TX 77581-3151 800-243-6008
281-997-7500 Fax 281-997-7822 www.postonequipment.com Poston Equipment Sales, with offices in Pearland, Mesquite and Austin, is your dealer for the following products; BANDIT, chippers, horizontal grinders & stump grinders. RAYCO stump cutters, chippers, horizontal grinder, SULLAIR air compressors & tools. MBW compaction & concrete equipment, MILLER concrete transporters & curbuilder, MAXIM tillers, edgers & mowers, TURFCO aerators, VOLTMASTER generators, NIFTYLIFT manlifts.
Precision Safe Sidewalks, LLC Booth 1433 P.O. Box 5632 Austin, TX 78763 512-369-2558 www.safesidewalks.com Precision Safe Sidewalks, LLC specializes in the cost-effective removal of sidewalk trip hazards. PSS uses proprietary equipment and methodology to saw cut smoothly to both edges of a sidewalk and to zero point at the joint thereby completely eliminating the dangerous condition and leaving an ADA compliant result.
Preload Inc. Booth 1332 800 East Campbell, Suite 221 Richardson, TX 75081 972-994-0550 Fax 972-994-0845 www.preload.com Design/Constructors of wire-wound, prestressed concrete tanks in accordance with AWWA Standard D110, Type III. With more than 70 years of unmatched design and tank building experience, Preload tanks blend in with any community setting while providing decades of worry-free service. No other construction method offers the same design flexibility and environmental adaptability. An investment in a Preload tank is an investment for future generations — a storage decision that lasts a lifetime.
H PremierCrete Booth 645 9534 Industrial Rd. Justin, TX 76247 940-648-5602 Fax 940-648-9187 www.premiercrete.com PremierCrete’s strategy is to partner with our customers and offer a complete solution; from Design, Manufacturing, Delivery, Installation, Engineering to Project Management. This unique combi-
nation of product and service makes the relationship a win-win for all, providing you with the best solution and lowering your “Total Cost of Ownership”.
ProfitStars Booth 1605 1025 Central Expressway South Dallas, TX 75013 877-827-7101 www.profitstars.com ProfitStars®, a division of Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq: JKHY) is a leading provider of best-of-breed Remote Deposit Capture, Lockbox and Remittance processing solutions that are designed to improve the operating performance of Municipal Governments. For more information on our payment processing solutions visit our Web site.
PSA-Dewberry, Inc. Booth 809 7557 Rambler Road, Suite 670 Dallas, TX 75231 469-232-5200 Fax 469-232-5201 www.psadewberry.com PSA-Dewberry is an architectural and engineering firm specializing in municipal projects throughout Texas. For over 25 years we have utilized a needs-based design approach that focuses on municipal operations that respond to departmental and community services, providing clients with responsive, innovative solutions that are highly functional and operationally efficient.
H Public Financial Management, Inc. Booth 908 700 Lavaca, Suite 1500 Austin, TX 78701-3106 512-472-7194 Fax 512-472-0932 www.pfm.com Public Financial Management, Inc. is a firm whose sole business is to provide tax exempt debt issuers with a full line of services. “PFM” offers its clients a comprehensive range of financial planning, debt management, investment management, and arbitrage rebate services from a staff of expertly trained and uniquely qualified professionals.
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Public Restroom Company Booth 1737 9390 Gateway Drive, Suite 102 Reno, NV 89521 888-888-2060 Fax 888-888-1448 www.publicrestroomcompany.com Rugged pre-fabricated concrete block restrooms that are safe, super-clean, and vandal resistant. We offer restrooms, concessions, storage, scorekeepers and maintenance facilities. Our specialized experience spans 36 years and we offer a 5-year warranty with every building we install. No-fee facility design and sizing for optimum use is provided to municipalities and design professionals. Use our experience to build better, safer, and cleaner public restrooms for your community.
Raba-Kistner Consultants, Inc. Booth 1728 12821 West Golden Lane San Antonio, TX 78249 210-699-9090 Fax 210-699-6426 www.rkci.com Founded in 1968, Raba-Kistner is recognized as one of the Southwest’s largest consulting firms in Engineering, Environmental Consulting, and Construction Management. Our 37 years of continuous service by the same executive management substantiates that we have been, and will continue to be, available to meet our clients’ objectives. We value this longevity and the security it provides our clients.
H Radarsign, LLC Booth 1329 6845 Shiloh Rd E, Ste. D-11 Alpharetta, GA 30005 678-520-5152 Fax 678-278-1256 www.radarsign.com Radarsign, LLC is a premier manufacturer of driver feedback signs and school zone beacons. Our radar speed signs are reliable, affordable, and provide the most energy efficient and vandalresistant design on the market today. With customers in 38 states and Canada, Radarsign products continue to be effective years after the first installation.
H Randall Scott Architects, Inc. Booth 901 14755 Preston Rd Suite 730 Dallas, TX 75254 972-664-9100
Fax 972-664-9122 www.rsarchitects.com Randall Scott Architects is a 21-year-old Architecture, Interiors, and Planning firm specializing in Municipal Design Services. RSA’s award-winning portfolio includes city halls, municipal courts, law enforcement and public safety facilities, recreation centers, animal shelters, and much more. RSA is committed to exceeding client expectations from pre-design through the design and construction processes.
H Red Moon, Inc. Booth 245 625 Digital Drive, Suite 500 Plano, TX 75075 972-408-1184 Fax 972-599-1060 www.redmoonbroadband.com Red Moon is one of the nation’s leading providers of City-wide Wi-Fi Networks. Our specialty is to engineer, design, construct and maintain Wireless Networks providing High-Speed Internet service, Security Surveillance, Fixed Meter reading and Mobile Broadband that covers all aspects of Public Safety, including Police, Fire, and EMS.
H Red Wing Software, Inc. Booth 927 491 Highway 19 Red Wing, MN 55066 800-732-9464 Fax 651-388-7950 www.redwingsoftware.com CenterPoint Fund Accounting & Payroll Software by Red Wing Software, Big City Bang for Small Town Bucks. Learn what hundreds of successful small to mid-size municipalities already know about this versatile software system that gives you the tools you need to take control of your financial management.
Rehrig Pacific Company Booth 1320 625 West Mockingbird Lane Dallas, TX 75247 214-292-4701 Fax 214-638-7477 www.rehrigpacific.com Rehrig Pacific manufactures Roll-out Carts, Recycle Bins and Commercial Containers for the collection of wastes and recyclables. Focus on your core business by partnering with our Environmental Services Group to manage your container assets and day-to-day work orders based on accurate route audits, RFID & Bar Code integration and proprietary Web-based reports.
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Rotonics Manufacturing, Inc. Booth 309
2725 114th Street Grand Prairie, TX 75050 817-633-5300 Fax 817-633-5350 www.republicits.com Republic ITS, a licensed electrical contracting and transportation engineering firm founded in 1991. Services include design, maintenance, LED retrofits, repair and replacement of traffic signals and streetlights, and ancillary systems (BBS, ATMS, etc). Experienced personnel include: registered professional transportation engineers, electricians, and IMSA Certified Traffic Signal & Roadway Lighting Specialists.
2807 Stephen F.Austin Road Brownwood, TX 76801 325-646-1566 Fax 325-643-4644 www.rotonics.com RMI offers a full line of rotationally molded refuse containers in 95, 200, and 300 gallon capacity. RMI also manufactures 2.0 and 3.0 yard side load poly dumpster. With more than 30 years experience and 10 manufacturing plants located across the U.S., RMI is ready to service its customers with fast and professional service.
H Republic Services/Allied Waste Booth 719 1212 Harrison Avenue Arlington, TX 76011 817-317-2000 Fax 817-459-4663 Solid waste and recycling collection services, landfill services, recycling processing services.
RevTrak Booth 404 815 Yellowstone Drive Grapevine, TX 76051 817-251-8742 Fax 888-707-3506 www.RevTrak.com Accept Credit and Debit Card Payments from your Internet Web Store, by telephone or mail, or in person. RevTrak is the complete solution for accepting credit payments, designed for governments and fund accounting. RevTrak is vendor neutral and can interface with any receivable system with NO UPFRONT costs.
H RJN Group, Inc. Booth 827 12160 Abrams Road, Suite 400 Dallas, TX 75243 972-437-4300 Fax 972-437-2707 www.rjn.com RJN Group, Inc. provides public works engineering services and information technology services for infrastructure systems including sewer, water, transportation, and drainage. RJN clients included municipal, county, state, and federal agencies, and sanitary districts. Representative projects include engineering studies, preliminary and detailed design, construction engineering, and integrated capital improvement planning services.
Sa-So Booth 243 930 W. North Carrier Parkway Grand Prairie, TX 75050 972-641-4911 Fax 972-660-3684 www.sa-so.com Sa-So is located in Grand Prairie, Texas. Sa-So manufactures traffic and street signs and related accessories. Sa-So stocks sign posts, reflectors, barricades, traffic cones, vests, crowd control and building and grounds supplies. Sa-So will also be exhibiting Storm Drain Markers and Concrete Graphics, products of Sa-Soâ€™s sister company, ACP International.
H SAMCO Leak Detection Services, Inc. Booth 418 1308 Daytona Drive Austin, TX 78733 512-751-5325 Fax 512-263-7043 www.samco-leakservice.com SAMCO Leak Detection provides comprehensive leak detection service and full system assessments.
H San Marcos Convention & Visitor Bureau Booth 1136 P.O. Box 2310 San Marcos, TX 78667-2310 888-200-5620 www.toursanmarcos.com San Marcos, where Big Fun meets Big Business. Bring your business meeting and conferences to the new San Marcos Hotel, Spa, and Conference Center, which opened October 2008. The Conference Center offers more than 50,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. And our city offers big shopping and big fun.
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Sandra Van Zandt Art Sculptures LLC Booth 1122 10600 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Suite 10 Oklahoma City, OK 73170 405-692-0087 Fax 405-759-7685 www.sandravanzandt.com Sandra Van Zandt creates meaningful life-sized and larger bronze sculptures of noteworthy individuals and inspiring wildlife creatures. Examples of her Texas commissions can be viewed in Austin (Overwatch Systems), Fort Worth (American Airlines), Keller (Town Center), Grand Prairie (QuikTrip Park), Corsicana (Corsicana Airport) and Tomball (Train Depot).
Scenic Texas Certified Program Booth 744 3015 Richmond Ave., Suite 220 Houston, TX 77098 713-979-4374 Fax 713-629-0485 www.sceniccitycertification.org The Scenic City Certification Program recognizes municipalities that implement high-quality scenic standards for their public spaces - roadways, thoroughfares, parks, open spaces. Earning Scenic City certification demonstrates civic pride and a commitment to improving a city’s visual appeal, which in turn enhances economic development and a strong sense of place.
H Schaumburg & Polk, Inc. Booth 1432 8865 College Street Beaumont, TX 77707 409-866-0341 Fax 409-866-0337 www.spi-eng.com Schaumburg & Polk, Inc. has been providing civil engineering expertise to clients in Texas for over 50 years. We specialize in all phases of water/wastewater engineering, water supply development, waste management, highway/drainage design, environmental permitting/regulatory compliance, and construction management. Locations include Beaumont, Tyler, and Houston, Texas. Visit us at our Web site.
Schneider Electric Booth 709 1650 W. Crosby Road Carrollton, TX 75006 972-323-1111 www.tac.com
Schneider Electric provides municipal facility, infrastructure and water system improvements funded through energy budget savings and recovered water revenue. By providing technology to manage energy consumption, decrease utility costs and recover revenue, facility improvements will reduce the need for capital dollars, improve occupant comfort and bring aging systems into standard compliance.
H Severn Trent Services Booth 233 16337 Park Row Houston, TX 77084 281-578-4270 Fax 281-398-3697 www.severntrentservices.com A leading supplier of water and wastewater treatment solutions, Severn Trent Services provides superior water and wastewater service to municipal, commercial, industrial, and utility district clients across the country and around the world. The company offers a full range of water and wastewater system operations, maintenance, and management services including related services such as meter reading, billing, and customer service.
SFC Bridge Systems Booth 242 PO Box 15580 Fort Worth, TX 76119 214-717-1773 www.sfcbridge.com SFC Bridge Systems™, a division of Speed Fab-Crete Corporation, designs, manufactures and assists in the installation of 3-sided concrete arch bridge systems. These clear span, environmentally friendly arch structures are economical, durable and virtually maintenance free. Typical uses are roadway stream crossings, pedestrian walkways and tunnels. Stop by and see the “Strength of the Arch.”
Siddons Fire Apparatus, Inc. Booth 1437 1443 A Aldine Bender Houston, TX 77032 281-219-1920 Fax 281-219-2560 www.siddonsfire.com Siddons Fire Apparatus is a sales and service dealership for Pierce Manufacturing, Lifeline Emergency products, Frazier Ambulance and is an authorized service center for Waterons, Hale and Darley fire pumps. Our three facilities install the industry’s leading emergency vehicle equipment providing complete turn-key emergency vehicle solutions to public services of Texas.
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8600 N Royal Lane Irving, TX 75063 713-870-8330 Fax 972-751-1194 www.siemens.com Siemens is a world leader in supplying innovative technologies and reducing energy and operational costs for the public sector. Siemens creates outstanding customer value by providing customers a single source solution in the areas of Performance Contracting, Building Automation, Fire and Life Safety, Security and Access Controls, and Mechanical Maintenance Services. Siemens also provides financial solutions for all your current needs.
5051 Sharp Street Dallas, TX 75247 877-786-4681 Fax 214-389-7111 www.stmtires.com We provide tires, tubes, service and recapping out of 20 locations across the state of Texas.
SIRE Technologies Booth 523 3676 West California Avenue, Unit B 100 Salt Lake City, UT 84104 801-977-8608 Fax 801-977-8775 www.siretechnologies.com SIRE Technologies, Inc. is a top provider of document management and agenda automation solutions specifically tailored to the needs of state and local government agencies. Our innovative enterprise content and agenda management solutions increase operational efficiencies by streamlining work processes, facilitating better data management, and integrating for ease of use. SIRE’s comprehensive suite of solutions includes agenda automation, streaming video, minutes annotation, voting, committee management, workflow, document imaging, and secure Web publishing of information.
H Smith Pump Company, Inc. Booth 701 301 M&B Industrial Blvd Waco, TX 76712 800-299-8909 Fax 254-776-0023 www.smithpump.com Smith Pump Company is a distributor for Fairbanks Morse Pump Co and Hydromatic Pump Co. We will have a variety of pumps including Submersible solids handling, Vertical Turbine solids handling, split case, Turbo Free Elbow, grinders, self-primers, and a variety of other products that are available to our customers. Come by and visit our booth.
Southwest Architects, Inc. Booth 305 4200 South Hulen, Suite 534 Fort Worth, TX 76109 817-732-7772 Fax 817-732-7779 www.swarchitectsinc.com Architectural Firm specializing in Municipal and Institutional Design and Construction Management Projects.
SouthWest Water Company Booth 1324 12535 Reed Road Sugar Land, TX 77478-2837 281-207-5800 Fax 281-207-5940 www.swwc.com SouthWest Water Company provides a full range of operation and maintenance services, including water production and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, storm water collection, meter reading and customer billing and collection. SouthWest’s satisfied clients include over 180 cities, municipal districts, and private companies throughout Texas and the Southwest United States.
SpectraShield Liner Systems Booth 441 16911 Pickering Road Conroe, TX 77302 713-817-9401 Fax 904-268-4923 www.spectrashield.com Patented SpectraShield® liner is a spray applied, multi-layered, silicone modified polyurea system that is used to rehabilitate and protect wastewater structures such as manholes, wet wells, or wastewater treatment plant facilities. It has a 10-year warranty. Visit our Web site for more information.
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Speed Fab-Crete Design-Build General Contractors Booth 1301 P. O. Box 15580 Fort Worth, TX 76119 817-478-1137 Fax 817-561-2544 www.speedfab-crete.com Speed Fab-Crete is a Design-Build General Contractor with 58 years’ experience in construction of all types of public facilities, including use of Design-Build and Construction Management-atRisk for project delivery methods. Certifications among owners, staff, and project managers include Designated Design-Build Professional and LEED Green Advantage Certified Builders. The company also offers an optional precast concrete wall building system produced in a certified plant recognized by the Architectural Precast Association.
Sportsplex USA Booth 933 P.O. Box 769 Poway, CA 92074 858-679-4000 Fax 858-679-4004 www.sportsplexusa.com A firm specializing in the feasibility, design, and operation of multi-use sports parks through public-private partnerships.
H Springbrook Software Booth 1727 111 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 1850 Portland, OR 97204 503-820-2200 Fax 503-820-4257 www.SpringbrookSoftware.com Springbrook Software develops, markets, implements, and supports integrated financial accounting and customer information systems software solutions for local government, utilities, and special districts. Financial applications include GL, Budgeting, AP/PO, Payroll/HR, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets, Central Cash Management, and Inventory. CIS applications include Utility Billing, Code & Contact Management, Licensing & Permitting, Project Management, Special Assessments and Work Orders.
H Standard & Poor’s Booth 1411 500 N. Akard Street, Suite 3200 Dallas, TX 75201 214-871-1404 Fax 214-871-1409
www.StandardandPoors.com Standard & Poor’s is recognized as a worldwide leader in debt rating and risk evaluation offering a wide range of services and expertise that extends throughout the public sector. S&P rating and evaluation services drive millions of financial decisions every day. The Dallas regional office has a professional staff that includes an analytic team with intimate knowledge and understanding of the economic intricacies of the region and a sales staff to address the needs of Corporate and Government entities. Standard & Poor’s. Setting the Standard.
Standard Renewable Energy Booth 1740 1401 McKinney, Ste. 900 Houston, TX 77010 877-923-7733 Fax 866-610-3037 www.sre3.com Standard Renewable Energy is the nation’s leading provider of energy efficiency and on-site renewable energy solutions for homes, businesses, and government entities. Products and services include solar electric, solar water heating, and wind energy systems, energy audits, energy monitoring services, A/C & heating, insulation, window film, weatherization, lighting and more.
State of Texas Cooperative Purchasing Program Booth 307 P.O. Box 13186 Austin, TX 78711 512-463-3336 Fax 512-936-2667 www.window.state.tx.us/procurement/prog/coop/ Texas Cooperative Purchasing Program provides the State of Texas volume purchasing power to local governments and assistance organizations. Members can purchase goods and services from state term contracts, TXMAS contracts, and piggyback contracts. Using these services through the State of Texas CO-OP will meet your competitive bidding requirements.
H Steele & Freeman, Inc. Booth 828 1301 Lawson Rd. Fort Worth, TX 76131 817-232-4742 Fax 817-232-9113 www.steelefreeman.com Steele & Freeman, Inc. of Fort Worth provides Construction Management and General Contracting to municipalities. We build city halls, police stations, court houses, animal shelters, administration, recreational facilities, parks, and LEED/green building. Please
stop by our booth so we can provide you with outstanding customer service from preconstruction through construction.
Strategic Government Resources Booth 445 P.O. Box 1642 Keller, TX 76248 214676-1691 Fax 682-237-7275 www.GovernmentResource.com Strategic Government Resources is a full service consulting firm that specializes in helping almost 200 municipal clients recruit, select, assess, train and develop exceptional performers and Next Generation Leaders. SGR has helped cities conceptualize and develop programs for next generation leadership development which have won state and national awards for their innovation and impact.
STW, Inc Booth 1229 212 E. Franklin Street Grapevine, TX 76051 817-329-1711 Fax 817-421-0206 www.stwinc.net STW Provides financial management and utility billing software designed specifically for small to medium sized municipalities. We deliver an integrated software solution that addresses the particular needs of this industry. We offer highly integrated financial fund accounting and reporting. Our solutions streamline business processes with labor saving techniques.
Sun Ports Booth 1032 8505 Chancellor Row Dallas, TX 75247 800-966-5005 Fax 214-905-9514 www.sunports.com Sun Ports has been the market leader in the development of fabric shade structures since our foundation Dallas, Texas in 1991. We have installed over 175,000 structures nationwide in an unparalleled diversity of market segments, everything from amphitheaters to zoos. We offer shade solutions for everything under the sun!
Super Vacuum Mfg. Co. Inc./SVI Trucks Booth 540 1511 E. 11th Street Loveland, CO 80537 800-525-5224 Fax 970-667-3343 www.supervac.com www.svitrucks.com Super Vacuum Mfg. Co. Inc. is the leading manufacturer of emergency equipment throughout the USA and around the world. The divisions of the company include SVI Trucks which designs and builds custom Recue, Command, Haz-Mat, Rescue Pumper and Light and Air apparatus. Super Vacuum Mfg. Co. builds custom ventilation equipment and Command Lights builds custom elevating floodlight systems for emergency apparatus.
Superior Concrete Products Booth 1427 1203 Raider Drive Euless, TX 76006 800-972-9255 817-277-9255 Fax 817-261-0194 www.concretefence.com Superior Concrete Products is a design-build company that furnishes and installs precast concrete screening walls and sound barriers. These attractive fences have the look of stone, brick or wood. Products are cost-effective, maintenance-free, and durable. Visit us on the Web or contact us at our toll-free number above.
T&G ID Booth 821 712 W. Magnolia Ave. Fort Worth, TX 76104 817-873-0045 Fax 817-336-0243 www.tgidsys.com Provide security in the workplace with photo ID badges. T&G ID Systems provides the latest technology from Zebra, Fargo, and Polaroid. Produce photo IDs that integrate with your existing time clocks and door access. T&G offers a full line of PVC card printers, digital cameras, Windows-based ID software, custom printed neck lanyards, badge reels, badgeholders, access cards, and laminating equipment.
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H T.F. Harper & Associates LP Booth 1201 103 Red Bird Lane Austin, TX 78745 512-440-0707 Fax 512-440-0736 www.tfharper.com T.F. Harper and Associates LP have been in business since 1972. Our extensive experience grouped with our passion for recreation allows us to be the best in the Texas industry. Let us be a part of your next recreational project. We offer everything needed for the perfect playground - park setting.
Tatum, LLC Booth 1710 5400 LBJ Freeway, Suite 800 Dallas, TX 75240 972-200-1400 Fax 972-200-1477 www.tatumllc.com Tatum is the largest executive services firm in the United States, providing leadership and consulting services to a broad range of clients, including public sector. Only Tatum provides relevant practical experience coupled with public sector solution knowledge to maximize the value of your present and future technology and financial operation investments.
H Taylor Olson Adkins Sralla & Elam, LLP Booth 912 6000 Western Place, Suite 200 Fort Worth, TX 76107 817-332-2580 Fax 817-332-4740 www.toase.com A law firm with over 200 years of combined experience serving municipalities and other governmental entities. Serving cities as general counsel in North Central Texas, and as special counsel throughout the state.
TBG Partners Booth 119 5307 E. Mockingbird Lane Ste. 300 Dallas, TX 75206 (214) 744-0757 Fax (214) 744-6785 www.tbg-inc.com A Texas-based landscape architecture and planning firm with more than 20 yearsâ€™ experience, TBG Partners works closely with municipalities of all sizes to develop purposeful solutions of en
during value. With offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio, TBG has unique capabilities to collaborate with all Texas cities.
TCI - Texas Correctional Industries Booth 530 PO Box 4013 Huntsville, TX 77342-4013 936-437-6033 Fax 936-437-6126 www.tdcj.state.tx.us Custom furniture, custom graphics, janitorial supplies, metal fencing, bleachers, and lockers.
TCPN Booth 1415 7145 W. Tidwell Houston, TX 77092 888-884-7695 Fax 800-458-0099 www.tcpn.org TCPN is a governmental agency tasked with assisting public entities to increase efficiency and economy when procuring goods and services. We accomplish this by awarding competitively-bid contract to national vendors in accordance with purchasing procedures mandated by state procurement laws. Look to TCPN for Facilities, Technology, Furniture, Security Systems and more.
H Teague Nall and Perkins, Inc. Booth 718 1100 Macon Street Fort Worth, TX 76102 817-336-5773 Fax 817-336-2813 www.tnp-online.com With offices in Fort Worth, Dallas, Denton, and Sherman, Teague Nall and Perkins, Inc. provides comprehensive civil engineering, surveying, landscape architecture and planning services to public and private sector clients across North Texas.
Techline Sports Lighting, LP Booth 1236 15303 Storm Drive Austin, TX 78734 800-500-3161 Fax 512-977-8882 www.sportlighting.com Techline Sports Lighting provides sports lighting and area lighting systems for outdoor athletic facilities such as football, baseball, softball, and soccer fields. Techline Sports Lighting is also a vendor on the BuyBoard.
Technology Consultants, Inc. Booth 1700 1535 West Loop South, Suite 325 Houston, TX 77027 877-870-0571 X3099 Fax 713-429-5649 www.techconsultantsinc.com Technology Consultants, Inc. provides a cost effective and easy to use fully integrated software solution for Court Case Management, Police Record Management, Mobile Ticket Writing, Jail Management, and Utility Billing Management for small to mid-size cities in the State of Texas.
Tennant Company Booth 1902 701 N Lilac Drive Minneapolis, MN 55440 800-553-8033 Fax 763-765-9004 www.tennantco.com Tennant Company is dedicated to creating a cleaner, safer world since 1870. Tennant Company is a world-leading manufacturer of indoor and outdoor environmental cleaning solutions and specialty floor coatings. Tennant’s industrial and commercial sweepers, scrubbers, coatings, detergents, carpet cleaning equipment, vacuums, floor machines, burnishers and more deliver awardwinning cleaning solutions.
Terracon Booth 610 11555 Clay Road, Suite 100 Houston, TX 77043-1239 713-690-8989 Fax 713-690-8787 www.terracon.com Terracon is a multi-faceted firm, offering a full range of geotechnical environmental, materials testing, and facilities services nationwide. We provide solutions for industry, commercial corporations, designers, construction contractors, and governmental agencies.
Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF) Booth 1421 P.O. Box 1789 Georgetown, TX 78627-1789 512-863-9400 Fax 512-869-2393 www.taaf.com www.traps.org Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF) - a non-profit organization promoting amateur sports in Texas. Texas Recreation and
Parks Society (TRAPS) - a non-profit organization founded to advance the profession that is parks, recreation, and leisure in Texas.
Texas Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus Booth 1138 311 South Station Street Port Aransas, TX 78373 361-749-0467 Fax 361-749-0469 www.tacvb.org TACVB encourages cooperation among Texas convention and visitor bureaus and the Texas travel industry, by maintaining standards of professionalism, networking between TACVB members, developing awareness of legislative actions, unifying public relations, and providing educational opportunities.
Texas Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority (ABTPA) Booth 244 RATT Program, Caruth Police Institute 1400 S. Lamar Dallas, TX 76248 214-671-3738 Fax 214-565-0046 www.txwatchyourcar.com The Texas Auto Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority (ABTPA) funds vehicle crimes task forces in cities and counties throughout Texas. ABTPA provides investigative and public awareness support to all Texas communities to reduce the occurrence of vehicle crime incidents statewide. Please visit the ABTPA booth to learn more.
Texas CLASS Booth 1029 815-A Brazos Street, #345 Austin, TX 78701 800-707-6242 www.texasclass.com Texas CLASS is a local government investment pool emphasizing safety, liquidity, convenience and competitive yield. Texas CLASS is rated ‘AAAm’ by Standard and Poor’s Ratings Services, the highest rating assigned to principal stability government investment pools and a direct reflection of Texas CLASS’s outstanding credit quality and management.
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H Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Booth 507
H Texas Disposal Systems, Inc. Booth 1125
12100 Park 35 Circle Austin, TX 78753 512-239-3100 www.takecareofTexas.org Simple tips to save money and the environment.
P.O. Box 17126 Austin, TX 78760-7126 512-421-1300 Fax 512-243-4123 www.texasdisposal.com Texas Disposal Systems is a leader in providing solid waste management solutions for local, state, and federal entities. We design cost-effective strategies for your waste collection, transportation, and disposal, as well as operation of Subtitle D landfills, recycling centers, and bio-solid composting facilities.
H Texas Commission on Environmental Quality - Water Quality Division Booth 1322 12100 Park 35 Circle Austin, TX 78753 512-239-4671 Fax 512-239-4430 www.tceq.state.tx.us TCEQâ€™s Water Quaility Division is responsible for water quality permitting functions of the agency.
Texas Department of Information Resources Booth 505 300 W 15th Street, Ste 1300 Austin, TX 78701 800-348-9157 Fax 512-475-4759 www.dir.state.tx.us DIR is the source for convenient, cost effective technology solutions for all Texas public entities including state agencies, city/county governments, K-12, and higher education.
Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Booth 137 920 Colorado Austin, TX 78701 512-463-3516 Fax 512-475-2871 www.license.state.tx.us Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Celebrates 100 Years of Service. We honor the public trust, ensure their safety, and foster a fair/efficient regulatory environment for 29 occupations/industries including Air Conditioning, Boilers, Boxing, Electricians, Towing and others. Our vision is to be the model state agency setting standards for customer service and cost effectiveness.
H Texas Downtown Association Booth 1106 P.O. Box 546 Austin, TX 78767-0546 512-472-7832 Fax 512-707-7495 www.texasdowntown.org Join the largest network in Texas of downtowns and neighborhood districts revitalizing and preserving their unique character and historic buildings. With over 400 members, the Texas Downtown Association has offered education, advocacy, direct assistance, and networking for Texas communities for over 20 years. Held in a different region of the state each year, the annual Texas Downtown Revitalization Conference brings together hundreds of downtown professionals, Main Street managers, preservationists, economic development and tourism specialists, and industry suppliers. If your community is interested in hosting the Texas Downtown Association annual conference, please contact us.
Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) Booth 1023 301 Tarrow, Suite 119 College Station, TX 77840 979-458-6800 Fax 979-458-6810 www.teex.com Member of the Texas A&M University System, the Texas Engineering Extension Service is a leader in the delivery of training, technical assistance and emergency response.
H Texas Gas Service, a Division of ONEOK Booth 105 1301 S. Mopac Expressway, Suite 400 Austin, TX 78746 512-477-5852 www.texasgasservice.com Texas Gas Service is the third largest natural gas distribution company in Texas, providing clean, reliable natural gas to more than 603,000 customers in 97 communities.
Texas General Land Office Booth 1027 1700 N Congress Avenue Austin, TX 78711 512-936-4254 Fax 512-305-8937 www.glo.state.tx.us The Texas General Land Office is the oldest state agency and the only state agency that earns far more than it spends. Through mineral leases, prudent investment in real estate and sound financial planning, this agency earned $900 million for public education in 2008 - all on a budget of $58 million. Thatâ€™s the way government should work.
Texas Municipal Clerks Association, Inc. Booth 1024 1155 Union Circle #305067 Denton, TX 76203-5017 940-565-3488 Fax 940-565-2012 http://municlerks.unt.edu Texas Municipal Clerks Association, Inc. is the state organization of Municipal Clerks Certification Program, is located at the University of North Texas, and offers the four course study program covering municipal areas to obtain Texas Registered Clerk designation.
H Texas Municipal Courts Education Center Booth 503 1609 Shoal Creek Blvd., #302 Austin, TX 78701 512-320-8274 Fax 512-435-6118 www.tmcec.com Come by to learn about a three-year grant from TxDOT to raise the awareness of municipal judges, court support personnel, and city officials about the importance of traffic safety as a high priority for their cities and the important role of the municipal courts in preserving public safety and quality of life in our communities.
promote public library service in Texas. TMLDA partners with Texas Municipal League, Texas State Library and Archives Commission, Texas Library Association, and American Library Association on library issues.
H Texas Municipal Retirement System Booth 1623 1200 North Interstate 35 Austin, TX 78714 800-924-8677 Fax 512-476-5576 www.tmrs.com The Texas Municipal Retirement System is an agency created by the State of Texas and administered in accordance with the Texas Municipal Retirement System Act as a retirement and disability pension system for municipal employees in the State of Texas.
TexasOnline Booth 123 301 Congress Avenue, Suite 400 Austin, TX 78717 512-651-9300 Fax 512-651-9334 www.texasonline.com TexasOnline, the official Web site of the State of Texas, provides state agencies, local governments, and higher education with eGovernment services. TexasOnline offers more than 850 services to 2.4 million visitors every month on behalf of the 250 state and local government partners. Since 2000, TexasOnline has securely processed $12 billion in transactions.
Texas Police Chiefs Association Booth 219 P.O. Box 819 Elgin, TX 78621 512-281-5400 Fax 512-281-2240 www.texaspolicechiefs.org Texas Law Enforcement Recognition Program and Police Chief Applicant Screening Services.
Texas Municipal Library Directors Association Booth 1110 1821 Rutherford Lane, Suite 400 Austin, TX 78754-5128 512-231-7400 Fax 512-231-7494 www.tmlda.org The Texas Municipal Library Directors Association (TMLDA) is an affiliate of the Texas Municipal League. TMLDA was organized to
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Texas Political Subdivisions, JSIF Booth 1145 5757 Alpha Road, Suite 625 Dallas, TX 75240 www.tpspool.org Total Risk Management for Self-Funded Programs.
www.tsl.state.tx.us The State and Local Records Management Division helps agencies and local governments manage their records efficiently by providing training and consulting services. Effective Records Management is one way that governments remain accountable to the Texans they serve.
Texas Public Works Association Booth 1241
Texas Water Development Board Booth 230
P.O. Box 1834 Grapevine, TX 76099 817-228-1815 The Texas Public Works Association is a highly participatory organization with hundreds of growth and leadership opportunities for all those interested in the advancement of the public works profession. Individuals and organizations can serve on committees, attend seminars and workshops and share ideas with an elite public works community. Members not only take the profession seriously, but are committed to each other and to advocating increased investment in public works.
Texas Round-Up: FitCities Program Booth 542 P.O. Box 50521 Austin, TX 78763-0521 512-217-7011 Fax 512-628-3415 www.texasroundup.org The Texas Round-Up is a statewide health and fitness initiative that strives to improve the health of Texas through education and promotion of physical activity. The FitCities puts Texas Round-Up programs in local communities across the state.
Texas Sister Cities International Booth 1031 2409 Winton Terrace West Fort Worth, TX 76109 817-926-2799 Fax 817926-5202 www.tsci.org Sister Cities International will provide both visual and printed information to any interested cities on our vast program and resources.
Texas State Library and Archives Commission Booth 1211 P. O. Box 12927 Austin, TX 78711-2516 512-421-7202 Fax 512-421-7287
1700 N. Congress Ave. Austin, TX 78701 512-463-7847 www.twdb.state.tx.us Information on cost-effective loan programs for financing the planning, design, and construction, improvement, or expansion of water and wastewater facilities, flood control, and agricultural water conservation projects. Also, information on a variety of data available to assist in water planning and other water-related products.
TexasTERM Local Government Investment Pool Booth 906 700 Lavaca, Suite 1500 Austin, TX 78701 512-472-7194 Fax 512-472-0932 www.texasterm.net TexasTERM Local Government Investment Pool offers local governments the ability to diversify funds in TexasDAILY, which offers daily liquidity while maintaining a $1.00 net asset value, a TexasTERM, which is a fixed-rate, fixed-term investment program designed to lock in rates from 60 days to one year, thus enhancing returns and minimizing interest rate risks.
TexPool (Federated Investors) Booth 1137 1001 Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222 886-839-7665 Fax 412-288-8751 www.texpool.com Organized in 1989, TexPool is the largest and oldest government investment pool in the State of Texas. The State Comptroller of Public Accounts oversees TexPool. Under a contract with the Comptroller, Lehman Brothers and Federated investors provide administration and management of the daily operation of the pool. As a AAA-rated local government investment poll, TexPool is committed to maintaining safety of principal, providing daily liquidity, and seeking a competitive rate of return.
TexSTAR/LOGIC Booth 1309
The Interlocal Purchasing System Booth 1240
325 North St. Paul St., Suite 800 Dallas, TX 75201-3852 800-839-7827 Fax 214-953-8878 www.TexSTAR.org TexSTAR is a local government investment program administered by First Southwest Asset Management, Inc. and JPMorgan Chase. TexSTAR, rated AAAm by Standard & Poorâ€™s, offers Texas entities a safe, simple, and convenient investment option for public funds. TexSTAR offers daily liquidity with no minimum balance, late day transaction deadlines, and Texas-based customer support.
P.O. Box 1894 Mount Pleasant, TX 75456-1894 866-839-8472 Fax 866-839-8477 www.tips-usa.com The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS/TAPS) is a cooperative purchasing system specifically designed for government entities such as: county, city, municipal, emergency, hospitals, colleges, universities, and public or private schools. TIPS has met all Texas Purchasing requirements through the competitively bid process.
H The Brick Industry - Southwest Region Booth 825 8013 Texian Trail McKinney, TX 75070 254-770-7213 Fax 254-771-1712 www.MasonaryOrdinance.com The Brick Industry Association - Southwest Region is a nonprofit organization that promotes the use of Masonry Planning Policies for communities wishing to ensure quality residential and commercial development. We can provide planning staff and municipal officials with all the information necessary to create the perfect Masonry Planning Policies that best fit the needs of their specific community. All services are provided absolutely free of charge. Visit our Web site for more information about how specially tailored Masonry Planning Policies can benefit your community.
H The Hartford Booth 221 50 Glenlake Parkway, Suite 240 Atlanta, GA 30328 888-442-4230 Fax 866-954-4143 www.retire.hartfordlife.com Helping Americans prepare to live in retirement for over 39 years, The Hartford offers programs for corporate, government, and taxexempt organizations backed by award-winning service. In fact, The Hartford is the only retirement program provider to be awarded six consecutive DALBAR Retirement Plan Service Awards (2003-2008).
H The McLane Agency Booth 1730 14015 Park Drive, Ste. 109 Tomball, TX 77377 800-204-6020 Fax 888-326-6292 www.mclaneinvest.com The McLane Agency Inc., founded in 1954, is a financial services consultant. Our areas of specialization include retirement systems and providing educational and training opportunities. Registered Representatives offer securities through National Planning Corporation (NPC), Member FINRA/SIPC. The McLane Agency, Inc. and NPC are separate and unrelated companies.
H The PlayWell Group, Inc. Booth 1003 4743 Iberia Ave, Suite C Dallas, TX 75207-5507 972-488-9355 Fax 972-488-0642 www.playwellgroup.com 800-726-1816 Fax 800-560-9150 Fun and exciting playground equipment, innovative site furnishings, athletic equipment, and safety surfacing.
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The Reinforced Earth Company Booth 127
H The University of Texas at Arlington Booth 1603
8614 Westwood Center Drive, Suite #1100 Vienna, VA 22182 703-821-1175 Fax 703-821-1815 www.reinforcedearth.com The Reinforced Earth Company is a design/supply firm recognized as the inventor and market leader of the Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) retaining wall industry. The company provides retaining wall systems, reflective and absorptive sound walls, precast arches and slope stabilization systems for use in civil engineering applications including transportation, bridges, railways, industrial facilities and marine structures. The company's products are constructed with an innovative civil engineering material and sold under the trademark "Reinforced Earth®."
The University of Texas at Arlington 140 W. Mitchell Street Arlington, TX 76019 817-272-0225 Fax 817-272-2556 www.uta.edu UT Arlington delivers TxDOT funded training for workers in Texas counties and cities. Traffic volume, road usage, and road work in Texas are at record levels. Worker, motorist, and pedestrian safety are critical considerations as work is performed. To assist city and county supervisors and workers with safe and efficient design, construction, and maintenance of public roadways, TxDOT is utilizing UT Arlington to design and deliver a suite of courses that train personnel to perform their roadway work safely. For more information contact Bill Staley, email@example.com.
H The Retail Coach Booth 107 PO Box 7272 Tupelo, MS 38802 662-231-0608 Fax 662-844-2738 www.theretailcoach.net The Retail Coach LLC is a retail analytics and location intelligence firm that offers the most comprehensive product on the market. Going beyond data, TRC staff utilizes its diverse experience to provide retail market analyses, trade area determinations, retail leakage, retail matches, and contacts retailers on behalf of the community.
The Shaw Group Booth 1641 6330 Commerce Drive, Suite 190 Irving, TX 75063 214-277-7838 Fax 214-277-8600 www.shawgrp.com Shaw’s Environmental & Infrastructure Group (Shaw) provides municipalities a full array of services to support their infrastructure and environmental needs. As part of The Shaw Group Inc., a leading global provider of comprehensive services to government and private sector clients in the energy, chemicals, environmental, infrastructure and emergency response markets, Shaw offers efficient, effective solutions to our clients’ most challenging projects.
The Verdin Company Booth 1721 444 Reading Road Cincinnati, OH 45202 800-543-0488 Fax 513-241-1855 www.verdin.com The Verdin Company is the premier supplier of bells, carillons, clocks and towers with over 35,000 installations worldwide. Family owned since 1842, The Verdin Company draws from more than 165 years of experience to create memorable landmarks. Today the fifth generation leads the company by teaming technological creativity with traditional expertise.
H The Wallace Group, Inc. Booth 1101 200 W. Hwy 6, Suite 620 Waco, TX 76712 254-772-9272 Fax 254-776-2924 www.wallace-group.com The Wallace Group is a leader in providing high-quality professional design services - water & wastewater, civil, architecture, and survey - to the public sector. Founded in 1976, and with office in Dallas, Waco, Killeen and Round Rock, The Wallace Group is a growing progressive company with deep roots in Texas.
H The Waters Consulting Group, Inc. Booth 831 5050 Quorum Drive, Suite 625 Dallas, TX 75254-7593
800-899-1669 972-481-1950 Fax 972-481-1951 www.watersconsulting.com For over 20 years, the Waters Consulting Group, Inc. has had a long-standing tradition of excellence in human resources consulting for the public sector. Specializing in: Innovative Compensation System Design; Executive Recruitment; Skill-based Pay; Competency-based Systems; Salary and Benefits Surveys - both custom and on the Web; Performance Appraisal Systems; Employee Surveys; Leadership Development; Customer Service and Communication Workshops; and Council Retreats. We also power and manage the annual TML Salaries and Benefits Survey online via SurveyNavigator™. For more information, visit our Web site or call us at our Toll-Free number.
H The Whitley Printing Company Booth 1206 4129 Commercial Center Drive, #400 Austin, TX 78744 512-476-7101 www.WhitleyCo.com With 60 years in operation, The Whitley Printing Company is a “One Stop Shop” for your printing and interactive communications needs. Digital Variable Printing, Offset Printing, Email Campaigns, Personalized URLs... And, as a TXMAS approved vendor, we make acquiring our services easy. Come by and see us in booth 1206!
TIBH Industries, Inc. Booth 625 1011 East 53-1/2 Street Austin, TX 78751 512-451-8145 Fax 512-451-0824 www.tibh.org TIBH represents Community Rehabilitation Programs within the state of Texas. The products and services of these facilities are provided by over 7,500 Texans with disabilities. TIBH is the central non-profit agency for the State Use “Work Wonders” Program.
TimeClock Plus Booth 512
TimeClock Plus is a recognized leader in the time and attendance and employee labor management industry. Our solutions give government organizations the ability to maximize budgets and enhance compliance by effectively managing critical employee data using true REAL-TIME technology while simplifying many aspects of labor management and the HR process.
TML Intergovernmental Employee Benefits Pool Booth 1525 1821 Rutherford Lane, Suite 300 Austin, TX 78754 512-719-6500 Fax 512-719-6509 www.tmliebp.org Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Employee Benefits Pool provides employee benefit programs which include medical, life, dental, vision, and long term and short term disability coverages. The Pool also provides administrative services only and stop loss self-funded groups.
TML Intergovernmental Risk Pool Booth 1531 P.O. Box 149194 Austin, TX 78714-9194 800-537-6655 Fax 512-491-2311 www.tmlirp.org The Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool provides Texas municipalities and other units of government with a stable source of risk financing and cost prevention services at the lowest cost consistent with sound business practices.
TNEMEC Co., Inc./The Barry Group Booth 1501 7200 Bishop Road, Suite 240 Plano, TX 75024 972-312-8448 Fax 972-312-8408 www.barrygroupllc.com TNEMEC manufactures a wide variety of industrial and architectural coatings to protect and beautify all types of structures. Key areas of interest include municipal water and wastewater structures, resinous flooring, specialty architectural steel and masonry coatings, and water repellants.
3322 West Loop 306 San Angelo, TX 76904 800-749-8463 Fax 325-233-9104 www.timeclockplus.com
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TOMAR Electronics Booth 602
TXU Energy Booth 1633
1504 Lowes Farms Parkway Mansfield, TX 76063 972-743-8555 Fax 877-575-9598 www.tomar.com TOMAR Electronics manufactures state-of-the-art emergency warning lighting for Fire, Police, and EMS. TOMAR is best known for making the most visible lightbar in the market and an industry leading 10-year lightbar warranty. Additionally, TOMAR manufactures an Emergency Vehicle Preemption system, Strobecom, to help emergency vehicles safely navigate through traffic. TOMAR’s Strobecom system is leading-edge technology at a more affordable price.
6555 Sierra Dr. Irving, TX 75039 800-242-9113 Fax 972-556-6629 www.txu.com TXU Energy is a market-leading competitive retailer that provides electricity and related services to more than 2 million Texas customers. TXU Energy delivers competitive market benefits by providing low prices, innovative products and services to best meet individual needs, and dependable, ‘round-the-clock customer service.
Toter Inc. Booth 1510
5808 4th Street Lubbock, TX 79416-4100 800-646-2633 Fax 806-797-4849 www.incode-inc.com With more than 6,000 customers nationwide, Tyler Technologies is dedicated to providing software and services to the public sector market. Tyler’s INCODE product line includes solutions for financial management, citizen services, court and justice, public safety, and document management. INCODE is specifically designed with the local government in mind. Offering more than 40 integrated software solutions.
841 Meacham Road Statesville, NC 28677 704-872-8171 Fax 704-878-0734 www.toter.com Toter offers a full line of residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional waste container and material handling systems.
H TRC Engineers Booth 330 505 E. Huntland Drive, Suite 250 Austin, TX 78752 512-329-6080 Fax 512-454-2433 www.trcsolutions.com TRC is a full service engineering and environmental consulting firm with highly trained municipal engineering experts who are well-equipped to respond to our clients’ infrastructure needs for a wide array of projects including surface water treatment, waste distribution lines, sewer design, paving and drainage and street improvements.
Trident Network Booth 210 3125 Watercress Arlington, TX 76012 817-504-1652 www.tridentnetwork.com Trident Network is a provider of AMT/AMR solutions to municipalities throughout Texas. We also provide metering solutions for gas, electric and water utilities.
Tyler Technologies Booth 801
H TYMCO Booth 325 225 East Industrial Waco, TX 76705 254-799-5546 Fax 254-799-2722 www.tymco.com Manufacture of truck mounted Regenerative Air Sweepers for street, construction, airport, and industrial sweeping.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (U.S. ICE) Booth 440 125 E. John Carpenter Freeway, Suite 800 Irving, TX 75062 972-444-7556 Fax 972-44-7578 www.ice.gov/image The U.S. ICE IMAGE program has been created to assist employers (particularly those in critical industries) so that individuals unauthorized for employment in the United States, or who may be utilizing stolen or fraudulent identities, are detected at the time of hire and are, thus, prevented from joining the firm’s workforce.
H U.S. Metering & Technology, Inc. Booth 1631 4146 West Highway 79 Rockdale, TX 76567 512-446-0525 Fax 512-446-0750 U.S. Metering & Technology, Inc., Texas business associate of AMCO Water Metering Systems, Inc., and Itron, Inc., provides a complete spectrum of water meters and Itron Automated Meter Reading Solutions. Centrally located in Rockdale, we stock substantial quantities of AMCO and Itron products available for next day delivery.
H U.S. Underwater Services, L.P. Booth 514 101 N.E. Haskew Burleson, TX 76028-4103 800-860-2178 Fax 817-447-0021 www.usunderwaterservices.com From inland to offshore, U.S. Underwater Services, LP specializes in potable water inspections and maintenance, dam inspection, underwater construction, underwater welding, and offshore drilling rig inspection maintenance and repair. Simply put, U.S.U.S. has the unparalleled ability and experience to identify problems and provide safe, sanitary, and economical solutions.
UMC Automation & Compression Booth 1836 1209 SW Avenue E Andrews, TX 79714-6708 432-524-2456 Fax 432-524-5011 www.umcautomation.com At UMC Automation, we offer a variety of solutions to assist in the automation of water/wastewater treatment facilities. By using state of the art HMI and SCADA systems, we can solve any of the challenges that plant operators are faced with in the water/wastewater treatment industry.
Underwood Law Firm Booth 1518 500 S. Taylor, Suite 1200 Amarillo, TX 79101 806-376-5613 Fax 806-379-0316 www.uwlaw.com The Underwood Law Firm’s Municipal Law Section represents cities and economic development corporations throughout the Panhandle and South Plains. Our attorneys are well-equipped to
address any legal issue that municipalities encounter. Underwood also works with cities on public finance issues, including serving as bond counsel or underwriter’s counsel.
Unique Paving Materials Booth 704 3993 E. 93rd St. Cleveland, OH 44105 214-649-7439 Fax 817-294-3501 www.upm.com Unique Paving Materials provides municipalities, counties and other government agencies with UPM Permanent Asphalt repair throughout Texas. Producers and distributors are strategically located statewide to provide bulk or bags of UPM. Kold Flo crack sealant is also available statewide.
United Systems Technology Inc. Booth 231 1850 Crown Drive Suite 1109 Dallas, TX 75234-9414 972-456-8784 X1225 Fax 972-402-9922 www.usti.com Microsoft® Windows®-based software for the public sector that is easy to use yet sophisticated enough to handle your municipality’s specialized needs. USTI has been in the business of helping local governments and not-for-profit organizations with their fund accounting, tax billing, utility billing, and municipal court requirements for over 27 years. With over 2,400 customers using our products, USTI is the national leader in local government software. Our Asyst product line is fully integrated and gives you more features for your money than any other fund accounting, property tax, utility billing, and municipal court software system. Asyst makes the process of transferring report data as simple as a mouse click to Microsoft Word or Excel.
Uretek ICR Gulf Coast Booth 808 11603 Windfern Houston, TX 77064 281-894-4990 Fax 281-720-1222 www.uretekicr.com Uretek ICR provides an innovative, proprietary method of infrastructure and rehabilitation. Utilizing the patented high-density polymer, Uretek seals, void fills, lifts, and structurally rehabilitates underground storm and sanitary sewer systems. Uretek’s process is the quickest, least disruptive, and longest lasting method of eliminating I&I issues.
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URI Energy Booth 229
H Waste Connections of Texas Booth 241
1900 Gregg Ln., Ste. 5 Pflugerville, TX 78660 512-454-9899 Fax 512-454-9477 URI Energy, LLC is a leader in the development and distribution of state-of-the-art LED lighting and solar panels, providing cost effective and energy saving solutions for municipalities, schools, airports and other entities.
2010 Wilson Road Humble, TX 77396 281-446-0239 Fax 281-446-1949 www.wasteconnections.com At your disposal. We want your trash; your trash is our business.
H Utility Service Company, Inc. Booth 1108 2063 South Ridge Circle Georgetown, TX 78628 800-223-3695 Fax 478-987-2991 www.utilityservice.com Water storage tank cleaning, inspection, and maintenance. Contractual preventative maintenance programs. New tank construction and financing. Installation of antennas and management of tank(s) for co-location purposes.
Vulcan Materials Company Booth 924 800 Isom Road, Suite 300 San Antonio, TX 78216 210-524-3500 Fax 210-524-3555 www.vulcanmaterials.com Vulcan Southwest Division is based in San Antonio, specializing in quality construction materials. Vulcan produces Limestone, Limestone Rock Asphalt, Trap Rock Hot Mix, and Ready Mix Concrete. Vulcan delivers by rail or truck throughout Texas. Contact number for South Texas 210-524-3500; North Texas 800-725-7623; and Rock Asphalt, Trap Rock 800-535-0949. Looking forward to helping in your construction needs.
Walker Partners Booth 501
600 Austin Avenue, Suite 20 Waco, TX 76701 254-714-1402 Fax 254-714-0402 www.walkerpartners.com Walker Partners is a central-Texas based civil engineering and surveying firm with offices in Waco, Killeen, and Austin. Composed of professionals with over 300 years of combined experience, Walker is a highly accomplished team capable of providing clients with innovative and creative solutions to meet their short-term and long-term goals.
H Waste Management Booth 1537 1901 Afton Houston, TX 77055 713-423-1762 Fax 713-286-7445 www.wm.com www.WM.com www.Thinkgreen.com Waste Management is the world leader in providing collection, transportation, and disposal of non-hazardous industrial, commercial, and municipal solid wastes. Waste Management also designs, constructs, and operates its own landfill sites. Divisions also provide residential curbside collection, curbside recycling, industrial and commercial collection. Waste Management also provides portable sanitation, rolloff debris containers, commercial and contract sweeping.
H Water Resources Management, LP Booth 1009 1617 W. Koenig Lane Austin, TX 78756 512-420-9841 Fax 512-420-9237 www.wrmlp.com Water Resources Management, LP (WRM) is a management consulting firm specializing in meeting the specific needs of water and wastewater utilities in the state of Texas. Services provided by WRM include cost of service and rate design studies, impact fees, management reviews, operation consulting, construction management, regionalization assistance, and water loss analysis.
Water Technology, Inc. Booth 1030 9500 Ray White, 2nd Floor, Office #208 Fort Worth, TX 76248 817-745-4592 Fax 817-745-4591 www.watertechnologyinc.com Water Technology, Inc. is a premier aquatic planning, design, and engineering firm. Portfolio includes waterparks, resorts and hotels, family aquatic centers, community recreation centers, clubs
and community developments, competition pools, university and high school pools, YMCA/YWCA pools, water playgrounds, wellness and therapy pools, and specialized aquatic features and elements.
We Build, Inc. Booth 1014 222 East Hickory Street Paris, TX 75460 903-785-1653 Fax 903-784-1471 www.webuild-hwh.com We Build, Inc. is a specialty trades contractor specializing in site/utilities, roofing, and mechanical/electrical/plumbing projects for municipalities from Central to North and Northeast Texas. We have been providing high quality services for more than 20 years and want to work for your City.
Wells Fargo Bank Booth 431 14200 Gulf Freeway, 1st Floor Houston, TX 77034 281-652-4018 Fax 281-922-2850 www.wellsfargo.com Wells Fargo is uniquely suited to provide first-class, local banking services plus partner to develop and maintain technological solutions. The client has access to the products, services and expertise of one of the countryâ€™s top financial corporations, along with local relationship management and local Texas bankers.
H Wellspring Insurance Agency, Inc. Booth 442 104 Houston St. Ste. A Roanoke, TX 76262 817-430-7102 Fax 817-430-7105 www.wellspringagency.com Wellspring Insurance Agency, Inc. is a premier employee benefit consulting firm representing more than 30 political subdivisions across North Texas. We understand the unique challenges that our municipal clients are faced with each year. Let us put our experience to work for you.
Western Industrial Supply, LLC Booth 206 1220 West 5th Street Amarillo, TX 79101-1112 806-376-5467 Fax 806-374-1431 www.danakepner.com Western Industrial Supply, LLC, delivers the highest level of service and quality water and wastewater products since 1955 for West Texas and its surrounding areas. We offer the Sensus reading and monitoring systems consisting of Fixed Base Networks, Drive-by, Handheld, and TouchRead meter reading systems.
Whelen Engineering Company Booth 1820 Route 145 Winthrop Road Chester, CT 06412 860-526-9504 Fax 860-526-4078 www.whelen.com Whelen Engineering designs and manufactures state-of-the-art visual and audible warning equipment including strobe and halogen lightbars, beacons, power supplies, sirens, and secondary lighting products.
Wiginton Hooker Jeffry Architects Booth 1818 500 N. Central Expressway, Suite 300 Plano, TX 75074-6792 972-665-0657 Fax 972-665-0656 www.whjarch.com Wiginton Hooker Jeffry Architects is a full-service architecture firm specializing in Needs Assessment, Programming, Planning, and Design of Courthouses, Detention Facililities, Sheriffsâ€™ Offices, and Juvenile Facilities. A Texas-based firm established in 1978, we have office locations in Dallas, Austin, and Houston and serve Counties across Texas.
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WLS Lighting Systems Booth 1701
Zions Bank Booth 1045
PO Box 100519 Fort Worth, TX 76185 800-633-8711 Fax 817-735-4824 www.wlslighting.com WLS Lighting has been lighting shopping center parking lots for over 25 years. We manufacture poles and fixtures, provide free site lighting design, and strive to meet the deadlines and needs of clients. This experience has allowed WLS to influence lighting criteria throughout the country. We have worked with most major retail tenants, and look forward to exchanging information on site lighting with you.
One South Main Street, Suite 1700 Salt Lake City, UT 84133 800-500-3263 Fax 888-280-1617 www.zionsbank.com Zions Bank is a national source of funding for municipalities and agencies providing tax-exempt financial products that are convenient and competitive. We work to develop long-term relationships with those who serve the public sector. Zions Bank is affiliated with Amegy Bank of Texas, with more than 80 locations in Texas.
World of Domani Booth 321 11107 Dawson Springs Dr Richmond, TX 77406-7287 832-222-2781 Fax 206-984-2719 www.worldofdomani.com Domani is a manufacturer of Silver Products. We produce association pins, mascots, and exclusive designs used as awards, recognition, and fund raising. The production is done in the famous silver mining area of Guerrero, Mexico. You have seen us at many of your government related conventions and meeting. Stop by to see Ann Marie and view our production.
Yamakoyo Booth 810 119 Component San Jose, CA 95112 214-869-7913 Fax 972-709-8615 www.kbnusa.com Generators, Pressure Washers, Water & Trash Pumps, 4HP 15HP Air Cooled Engines.
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