Local officials to meet
Cooper Center for Public Service will host the 51st annual
Local Government Officials Conference at the University Aug. 11-13.
County supervisors, sheriffs, treasurers, commissioners of revenue,
court clerks and voter and general registrars from around the
Commonwealth will participate.
Hager, assistant to Gov. Mark R. Warner for Commonwealth Preparedness,
will be the keynote speaker on Aug. 11 from 5 to 6 p.m. at Old
Cabell Hall. Attorney General Jerry Kilgore will speak on terrorism
from 8 to 9 a.m. on Aug. 13, also at Old Cabell Hall. The Hager
and Kilgore talks will be open to the public.
1,000 conference attendees will assemble by specialties at various
locations on Grounds to discuss new legislation, stress management,
the impact of federal election reforms, working with the Internet,
taxes and effective leadership.
Sponsors of the conference include the Commissioners of the Revenue
Association of Virginia, Treasurers Association of Virginia, Virginia
Association of Counties, Virginia Association of Local Elected
Constitutional Officers, Virginia Court Clerks Association, Voter
Registrars Association of Virginia, Weldon Cooper Center for Public
Service, Virginia Institute of Government and U.Va.
more information, visit the Web site at http://lgoc.ccps.virginia.edu/