Support your procurement team with this great new training opportunity from The North Texas Council of Governments. NTXCOG is NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for the NEW AND EMERGING PROCUREMENT OFFICER program. Over an 8-month period your team can participate in leadership skills assessments and connect with subject matter experts and peers in interactive sessions based on … Read more

TMRS Highlights from the February 11 Board Meeting

The TMRS Board met on Friday, February 11 in Austin and this meeting was open to the public at the new TMRS building.  I was able to attend in person.  All TMRS board members were present at the meeting. TMRS Executive Director David Wescoe gave a report on some internal updates on staff and retirements. … Read more

Texas State Infrastructure Bank

The Texas State Infrastructure Bank (SIB) is a low-cost revolving loan program within TxDOT that offers financial assistance in the form of at or below market rate loans to public or private entities authorized to construct, maintain or finance an eligible public highway project. Eligible projects must be eligible for assistance under existing federal highway … Read more

Texas Economic Development Post COVID-19

Luis Núñez, Director of Economic Development at HdL Companies in Texas, has helped local governments of all sizes and throughout the United States plan for and weather disasters and financial setbacks. Read below as Luis shares his response to questions currently facing our communities. He shares his insight on opportunities, perspectives, and resources that will … Read more

BKD: COVID-19 PPP Loan Forgiveness: What We Know

The U.S. Small Business Administration recently issued two interim final rules on Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness and review procedures and related borrower and lender responsibilities. Read on for an in-depth overview of these updates. (Read More)

GFOA Virtual Training Conference

Sign up to attend sessions on familiar core topics like accounting, budgeting, treasury management, and debt. The Virtual Conference will also provide programs to bring you the tools and skills you need to steer your jurisdiction through the pandemic. The sessions will be streamed May 18–June 26, 2020, and will feature leading practitioners, recognized industry … Read more


The following members have been appointed to 2020-2021 GFOAT Nominating Committee: Chair: Robert (Bob) Scott, ACM/Chief Financial Officer, City of Carrollton Terrence Beaman, Chief Financial Officer, City of Bellaire Steven Glickman, CPA, CGFO, City of Allen Don Jennings, Director of Finance, City of Perryton Clara Santos, Department Fiscal Administrator, City of San Antonio  

Congratulations, Newly Certified CGFOs

GFOAT Members and Sponsors, On behalf of the GFOAT Board, we would like to congratulate the following Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO) candidates for obtaining their certification on February 20, 2019 in the City of North Richland Hills. Michael Spanos, CGFO, Treasury Accountant, City of Richardson Thank you for your dedication to continuing your education. … Read more