Pernell to be recognized as Certified Municipal Official

Published 2:13 pm Wednesday, January 30, 2019

By Dawn Burleigh

The Orange Leader


Every year, TML recognizes municipal elected officials participating in the Texas Municipal League Institute (TMLI) program who earned the appropriate number of continuing education units (CEUs) in the previous calendar year.  TMLI present the following awards: 

  • Certificate of Recognition – 42 CEUs
  • Certificate of Achievement – 54 CEUs
  • Certificate of Outstanding Accomplishment  – 72 CEUs
  • Certified Municipal Official  – 72 CEUs including two hours of open government training (one hour of training on the Open Meetings Act and one hour on the Public Information Act)

Annette Pernell, Orange City Council Precinct 4, received an email congratulating her on earning Certified Municipal Official designation with 153.50 hours in 2018.

Pernell will be recognized at the upcoming TML-TAMCC Elected Officials’ Conference at Embassy Suites in San Marcos at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27.

The TMLI Award Recognition will directly follow the TAMCC Business meeting at 3:30 p.m. 

Pernell attended the following from Jan. 18, 2018 – Dec. 19, 2018:

  • Next City Webinar: redefining Border Narratives
  • Avenu Insights & Analytics “Year in review” for Local Governments
  • TML Economic Development Conference (Bastrop)
  • TML Positive Interaction with Difficult People Workshop (Round Rock)
  • 2018 TML Annual Conference (Fort Worth)
  • TML Region 16 Meeting (Beaumont)
  • Southeast Texas Regional Planning Commission Executive Committee Meeting
  • TML Small Cities’ Problem-solving Clinic (Navasota)
  • Southeast Texas Regional Planning Commission Executive Committee Meeting
  • TML Region 16 Meeting (Liberty)
  • TML Budget and Tax Rate Workshop (Beaumont)
  • TML Hometown Workshop – Elected Officials 101 (Beaumont)
  • Open Meetings Act (2018-Beaumont)
  • Public Information Act (2018 Beaumont)
  • 2018 TML Leadership Academy – Course Two (Round Rock)
  • Japan-Texas Economic Development Summit (Houston)
  • TML Recorded Webinar: Social Media and Your City
  • 2018 TML Leadership Academy – Course One (Round Rock)
  • TML Webinar- Annexation: Where Do We Go From Here?
  • TML Recorded Webinar: Random Drug Testing and Cities
  • TML Recorded Webinar: Municipal Regulation of Alcohol
  • TML Recorded Webinar: From Chaos to Collaboration: A New Paradigm for Public Engagement
    • 2018 Elected Officials’ Conference (2018)
  • TML Recorded Webinar: The Six Secrets to Construction Success
  • Public Information Act (2018)
  • Open Meetings Act (2018)
  • TML Recorded Webinar: Retail Trends and How to Develop a Retail Recruitment Strategy
  • TML Recorded Webinar: Retail Follows Rooftops
  • TML Region 16 Meeting (Bridge City)
  • 2018 TCMA City Management Clinic (Granbury)
  • TML Recorded Webinar: HB40- What the Oil and Gas Bill Means for Cities
  • TML Recorded Webinar: Town Halls – Building Dialogue and More With Citizens
  • TML Webinar: Can I Delete This Facebook Post?
  • TML Region 15 Meeting (Nacogdoches)