Participant Materials

Participant Materials

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Session 1 - Orientation & Local Government 

Presentation on Academy Overview 
Presentation on Local Government and the Gap Between Politics & Administration
"Professional Local Government Management"  
"Dallas Neds an Adaptive City Manager, Not a Heroic One" 
"Everyday Examples of Values in Public Policy" 
"How Professionals Can Add Value to Their Communities & Organizations" 

Session 2 -  Budget Development & Finances

Session 3 - HR, Parks, Purchasing, & Tourism

Session 4 -  Planning & Community Development

Session 5 - Economic Development & Our Regional Partners 

Session 6 - Public Safety


Session 7 - Public Works


Session 8 - Strategic Planning, Town Council, Town Council Simulation, & What Have You Learned?