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September 20, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Al J. Notzon II Boardroom
8700 Tesoro Drive
Suite 100

San Antonio, TX 78217
Free to attend-Registration is required
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Coordinated Local Environmental Enforcement Training

Friday, September 20, 2019

This class is particularly useful for city and county staff having overall environmental enforcement responsibilities as well as local code enforcement officers and registered sanitarians; local peace officers; local health department officers; specialized environmental enforcement officers; fire marshals and firefighters; prosecutors; city and county staff and elected officials needing a good understanding of the approaches available assure a clean and pollutant-free community. Your instructor for this class is John Ockels, Ph.D, Director of Texas Illegal Dumping Resource Center. Registration begins at 8:30 AM. There is no cost to attends this training, however registration is required.

This class is an examination of how code enforcement, health department enforcement, criminal enforcement, and civil municipal/county attorneys with civil suit responsibility can work together to create a rational, comprehensive enforcement program for a city or county. This is a detailed class that will cover specific laws and approaches that are useful to creating a strong program of local enforcement. The class builds on these modules:
(1) Public health nuisances on all property, public and private
(2) Public nuisances in unincorporated areas of the county
(3) Illegal dumping on public and private property
(4) Illegal outdoor burning in cities and counties
(5) Intentional dumping of oil and gas waste
(6) Ethics of Local Enforcement

Six (6) hours code enforcement/RS continuing education credits will be awarded for successful completion. For code enforcement officers, this class includes one hour in "Legal / Legislative Update Related to the Profession of Code Enforcement." Six (6) hours TCOLE credit may be given at the discretion of participant's agency (Lesson Plan and Instructor Biography will be provided to Agency Training Officer). Peace officers seeking to earn TCOLE credits for completion of Class 3880 should verify with their Training Officer that this class meets Agency requirements prior to registration. In some cases TCOLE credit will be filed by the local agency hosting the class.