County officials attend AgriLife conference
Wilson County Pct. 2 Commissioner Paul Pfeil (from left) joins County Auditor Ray Wolff and Wilson County Judge Marvin Quinney for a brief session during the District 10 County Commissioners Court Conference held in December in Uvalde by the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center.
UVALDE -- County Judge Marvin Quinney, Auditor Ray Wolff, and Pct. 2 Commissioner Paul Pfeil are among the officials from Wilson County to attend the District 10 educational conference at the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde.
The day-long conference was attended by county commissioners and judges representing Blanco, Caldwell, Gillespie, Gonzales, Hays, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Kinney, Real, Uvalde, and Wilson counties.
The program, which provided 5.5 state-mandated continuing education credits for the participants, was conducted by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, with the Texas A&M System’s V.G Young Institute of County Government serving as the educational sponsor.
Presentations included a wildfire update and explanation, a review of vehicle crash factors, proper traffic signage, state road safety requirements, and legal implications associated with traffic management, and “Health Care Reform and Its Impact on Counties.” A panel discussion on working with the state Legislature led by state representatives Pete Gallego, District 74; Tracy King, District 80; and John Kuempel, District 44, was also held.