Membership Committee Current Minutes

TCMA Membership Committee
February 5, 2016, 9:00 a.m.
Conference Call

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:

Annexation                                                      Management
Budget and Finance                                       Open Government
Council-Manager Relations                            Ordinances
Citizen Engagement                                       Performance Analytics
Economic Development                                 Proclamations
Ethics                                                              Professional Development
General                                                           Resolutions
Human Resources                                         Public Safety
Land Use Development                                  Sustainability
Leadership                                                      Technology

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.