Workshop explores city council obligations, budgets

(Left) Joe Gambill, director of community economic development with the Nortex Regional Planning Commission, conducted a workshop on city councilor obligations and the budget process for the Bowie City Council Tuesday night. (News photo by Barbara Green)

Bowie City Councilors were schooled in their obligations and budgetary responsibilities during a Tuesday night workshop conducted by a Nortex Regional Planning Commission staff member.
Joe Gambill, director of community economic development for Nortex, presented the 90-minute workshop.
Gambill is in his tenth year with Nortex and prior to that had an extensive career as a city manager in the cities of Kaufman, League City, Highland Village, Nocona, Olney, Lucas and Princeton. Gambill said his goal was to help the council members get “grounded” as they undertake their duties.

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