West U city officials recently attended the Texas Municipal League’s 101st Annual Conference and Exhibition in Austin.
City staff, along with members of the city council, had an opportunity to learn how other cities are coping with the challenges facing local government today.
West U officials attended a number of sessions on key topics including city resident’s quality of life, human resources, professional development, technology, and much more. Attendees also had the opportunity to hear presentations by Cheryl Cran, president of Synthesis at Work Inc.; Marilyn Sherman, motivational speaker from Las Vegas, Nevada; and Marie Lopez Rogers, Mayor, City of Avondale, Arizona and President, National League of Cities. In addition, attendees had the chance to hear a panel discussion from various state leaders moderated by Evan smith, Editor-in-Chief and CEO, Texas Tribune.
More than 4,000 city officials, guests, and exhibitors attended the conference, which was sponsored by the Texas Municipal League. The League is a voluntary association of more than 1,130 Texas cities. The City of West University Place is a member of the Texas Municipal League.