TCMA Membership Committee
February 5, 2016, 9:00 a.m.
Members of the committee present at the meeting included: Chair Paulette Hartman, Assistant City Manager, North Richland Hills; Rick Weise, Assistant City Manager, San Angelo; Jim Dockery, Deputy City Manager, Wichita Falls; Gabe Reaume, Director of Development Services, Denison; Ed Broussard, City Manager, Tyler; Tobin Maples, Principal, CDM Smith Inc.; Jim Cox, City Administrator, Groesbeck; John Kessel, City Manager, Schertz; Michael Ahrens, City Manager, Mount Pleasant; Joni Clarke, City Manager, Lucas; Taylor Lough, Management Analyst, Richardson; Shannon Mattingly, Planning and Development Services Director; San Marcos; Opal Mauldin-Robertson, City Manager, Lancaster; Theo Melancon, City Manager, Eldorado; Mike Peacock, Assistant City Manager, Joshua; Cyndy Powell, Associate, The Management Connection; Cori Reaume, Regional Training Center Administrator,
North Central Texas Council of Governments; Terry Roberts, City Manager, Brenham; Nathan Watkins, Assistant City Manager, Mont Belvieu; Kenneth Williams, City Manager, Buda
TML Staff: Kim Pendergraft
Committee Chair Paulette Hartman called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. and thanked the Committee members for participating.
Paulette updated the Committee on the status of the document sharing service and called for pre-selected categories. The Committee made the following suggestions:
Budget and Finance Open Government
Council-Manager Relations Ordinances
Citizen Engagement Performance Analytics
Economic Development Proclamations
Ethics Professional Development
Human Resources Public Safety
Land Use Development Sustainability
The Committee decided to name the service “TCMA Idea Share.”
The Committee reviewed and discussed the Public Executive Institute (PEI) and Leadership Development Scholarships. On a motion by Jim Cox and a second by Cyndy, the Committee awarded the PEI Scholarships to Sereniah Breland, City Manager, Alvin; and E.A. Hoppe, City Manager, Bulverde. The Committee awarded the Leadership Development Scholarships to Kelly Kuenstler, City Manager, Leon Valley; Micha Grau, Assistant City Manager, Hutto; and Debbie Maynor, Director Human Resources Management, Travis County.
On a motion by Opal and a second by Mike Ahrens, the Committee recommends that <name redacted> be awarded the 2016 City Council of the Year.
On a motion by Kenneth and a second by Terry, the Committee recommends that
<name redacted> be awarded the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award.
On a motion by Gabe and a second by Cyndy, the Committee recommends that <name redacted> be awarded the 2016 Mentoring Award.
On a motion by Jim Dockery and a second by Opal, the Committee recommends that <name redacted> be awarded the 2016 Administrator of the Year Award.
The next meeting will be April 1 in Addison at the Crowne Plaza Dallas Galleria.
With everything accomplished on the agenda, the meeting was adjourned at 9:45 a.m.