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State Legislative & Governmental Relations


Location
Texas
Publication Date
07/11/2018 06:14 AM EDT
Closing Date
07/31/2018 12:00 PM EDT
Issuing Organization
City of Denton
Solicitation Number
Description

Specifications include, but are not limited to: The Consultant will represent the City in state legislative and state administrative matters that the City deems necessary. Duties to be performed under this contract include, but are not limited to, the following: Assist in coordination, development, and implementation of the City’s legislative agenda for the State of Texas including presenting to the City Council prior to the legislative session to assist the City Council in making informed choices regarding the legislative agenda and assist the City with development of strategies to enact the legislative agenda; Represent the City in dealings with elected and appointed officials, legislative staff, and interested stakeholders at the state on matters identified by the City that relate to various aspects of municipal governance with a particular emphasis home rule authority, unfunded mandates, economic development, taxes and local revenue streams, zoning and regulatory authority, and state-imposed fees; Identify and analyze legislation filed for potential municipal impact, with particular emphasis on home rule authority, unfunded mandates, economic development, taxes and local revenue streams, zoning and regulatory authority, and state-imposed fees; Assess legislation, including filed bills, committee amendments, committee substitutes, conference committee reports, and floor amendments, for potential impact on Denton’s adopted legislative agenda; Monitor committee and floor action for items that affect City’s legislative agenda or that may have an impact on municipalities; Monitor, by attendance at meetings and otherwise, state legislative and regulatory bodies considering legislation and/or rulemaking which could impact the City’s government affairs objectives and interests; Advise the City of upcoming meetings, hearings, briefings and other formal or informal sessions in a timely manner to allow the City an opportunity to participate in advocacy efforts.

Source
https://www.cityofdenton.com/en-us/business/solicitations-contracting (opens in a new window)

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