Denton, TX
University of North Texas
Open Government Seminar-Denton
Wed, November 16, 2016 9:15AM to 2:45PM (Central)
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Texas Public Information Act & Cost Rules [+] FREE
Training session on the Texas Public Information Act and TPIA cost rules, presented by the Texas Attorney General's Office. Sessions run from 9:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
CANCELLED - Lunch; Speech by attorney Yvette Ostolaza [+] $15.00
This optional luncheon at UNT, which would have featured speaker Yvette Ostolaza, HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Lunch will be on your own, with several options available at the UNT Student Union. Refunds will be paid to those who registered for the $15 luncheon.
Texas Open Meetings Act [+] $50.00
Training session on the Texas Open Meetings Act, presented by Tom Williams, a Fort Worth attorney and board member of the FOI Foundation of Texas. 1:15 to 2:45 p.m.
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The Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas, working in cooperation with the Texas Attorney General's Office and the University of North Texas, will host an Open Government Seminar on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, on the UNT campus in Denton. The training sessions on the Texas Public Information Act, Cost Rules and the Texas Open Meetings Act will take place in the University Union, Room 382.

The morning training session on the Public Information Act and Cost Rules is free and runs from 9:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. An afternoon training session on the Texas Open Meetings Act will take place from 1:15 to 2:45; the cost for this session is $50.

These sessions qualify for state credit in open government training, which is required for some public officials and public employees. They also qualify for Continuing Legal Education for attorneys.

For those who wish to have lunch on campus between sessions, there are several food options available in the UNT student union, where the seminar will be held. Lunch is on your own.

Attendees can park in the Union Circle parking garage at 1155 Union Circle in Denton.  It’s $2 per hour, $16 max and it’s credit/debit card only.  Alternatively, parking is available in the Highland Street parking garage at 620 Central Ave for the same price, but they accept cash or credit.  The Union Circle garage is closer. The seminar room is Union 382.

For more information, contact the FOI Foundation of Texas at 512-377-1575 or executive director Kelley Shannon at
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