The Texas Comptroller’s office, through LGA, identifies and publishes Texas local government best practices to provide a one-stop-shop for local government officials looking for practical and innovative solutions to challenges facing their organization or community.
We also highlight local government successes for creatively saving money, improving services, streamlining operations and enhancing revenue.
We want to hear about your own best practices and successes so we can share them. Tell us your story.
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Facility Maintenance and Construction
- Master Plan Provides Order in Denton County’s Capital Improvement Planning
- Facilities Renewal Resource Model Helps UT Keep Track of Maintenance Needs
- City of Weatherford Posts Full Meeting Agendas Online
- Friendswood Moves Information Online to Help Citizens
- Red River County: No Place for Hidden Agendas
- El Paso County: Code of Ethics is Vital for Honest Government
- The Public Information Act for Texas Cities and Counties
- The Texas Open Meetings Act and Local Governments
Budgets, Revenue and Taxation
Asset Risk Management
- Hidalgo & Mongtomery: Texas CO-OP Purchasing Saves Time, Money
- City of Hurst: Outsourcing Success Seen by Savings
- City of Houston: Historically Underutilized Businesss Program Boosts Struggling Area
- Johnson County: State Program Simplifies Travel
- Cities of Grapevine, Round Rock & Texarkana: State Charge Card Helps Governments Save While They Earn
- University of Houston Downtown: Fresh IT Plan Keeps Focus on Customers
- Tom Green & Houston Counties: Cheap, Effective County Web Sites