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Local officials to meet

The Weldon 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.

John 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.

Approximately 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.

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