Texas 4-H Global Citizenship Project

Type
Project

Overview

The Global Citizenship project includes opportunities for home study, international travel and service projects.

Contact

Darlene Locke
Assistant Professor and AgriLife Extension Specialist
Address: 1470 William D. Fitch Parkway
College Station, TX 77845

M-F 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Current activities include GLOBE, the 4-H International Exchange Program and the 4-H Global Citizenship Study Trip.

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    County budgets can be complicated but provide for county services for citizens. Tax Assessor-Collectors and their staffs will understand the basic responsibilities of a budget officer, recognize the procedures for planning a budget and identify the fees, expenses, and methods of collecting costs for providing services.

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    The county tax office serves almost every resident of their county – every property owner, every auto owner, and many others. Providing effective customer service to all taxpayers promotes the public’s trust in the tax office as the first point of contact for the taxing entities they serve.

  • Course

    This course is designed to guide participants in the essential functions of the county tax office. Upon completion, participants will earn 2 hours of continuing education credit from the V.G. Young Institute of County Government, a part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.

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    The County Tax Assessor-Collector (TAC) is by statute the registrar of voters. Upon completion, Tax Assessor-Collectors will be able to describe duties for voter registration, understand the purpose and procedures for using and reporting of Chapter 19 funds, and list items that can and cannot be requested under Chapter 19.

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    This course will help Tax Assessor-Collectors understand the duties for collecting motor vehicle sales tax, duties for remitting motor vehicle sales tax to the Comptroller, bonding requirements, procedures for retaining the annual commission, and records retention policies for documents related to these duties.