*UPDATED – June 15, 2017
This meeting has been moved from Celayas to Campioni.
It will still be a lunch meeting from 11:30am – 1:00pm.
Join us on Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at Campioni Restaurant to hear Harris County Judge Ed Emmett speak about the challenges faced by Harris County in relying on ad velorem taxation and having no ordinance making power.
Judge Emmett has been serving as Harris County Judge since March of 2007. Before that, he served in the Texas House of Representatives from 1979 to 1987, was chairman of the Committe on Energy, a member of the Transportation Committee, and represented Texas on many national committees for energy and transportation.
Judge Emmett is also director of Harris County’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, chairman of the Harris County Juvenile Board, and chairman of the Conference of Urban Counties Policy Committee.
Networking will be from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm. The presentation will be from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Admission is $15 for HNBA members and $25 for guests.
HNBA Board Member Election for 2017-18
We will have our Board Member Election to fill the available positions for the 2017-18 term.
The nominees are:
Vice President: Allison Mundy
Secretary: Teresa Messer
Treasurer: Paul Freeman
Ballots will be collected at this meeting on June 21st.
Electronic voting will also be available from June 21st through June 30th at https://hnba.org/2017-2018-board-member-election/.
Campioni Restaurant is located at 13850 Cutten Rd, Houston, TX 77069.
Thank you Judge Emmett for your presentation. Would be nice if State and Federal would stop heaping unnecessary mandates upon counties; and counties would stick to their basic functions instead of managing sports complexes, providing health services, etc.