LEAD Taylor

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The City of Taylor is recruiting engaged citizens who want to learn more about their city for the 2019 LEAD Taylor program. The program is a community-focused, collaborative program that provides participants an in-depth look at government operations, community planning and awareness, and the opportunity to learn about civic culture from the inside. Applications are being considered through December 15. The first class will begin on Thursday, January 17, 2019

This year marks the third year that the City and the Chamber have collaborated on the LEAD Taylor program. The 2019 class schedule will consist of a total of six five-hour classes offered on the third Thursday of each month from January through June at the Taylor Public Library. The Class of 2019 classes will include information about how City government works, the operations of the various City departments and the Taylor Independent School District. Classes will also cover civic organizations, the History of Taylor, the Taylor Chamber of Commerce and Tourism, the Taylor Economic Development Corporation, Main Street, and Downtown Businesses. Participants who attend all six courses will graduate from the program on June 27, 2019.

To qualify for the program, applicants must reside in the City of Taylor, be at least 18 years of age by the date of the first class on January 17, 2019, and be willing and able to attend all six classes. 

For additional information about the LEAD Taylor program, contact Rocio Lopez, 512-352-3774 or online at Rocio.lopez@taylortx.gov.

“I believe this course is important because it informs us and helps us understand how our city functions and how we can most effectively engage in our community. For anyone that calls Taylor home, this is time well invested!”

-Jeff Ripple,  LEAD Taylor Graduate 2014

LEAD Taylor is a joint effort between the City and Chamber of Commerce and will be held over a nine-month period with classes on the third Thursday of each month from noon to 5 p.m. There is no cost to enroll in LEAD Taylor. Interested applicants may contact Rocio Lopez with any questions at 512-352-3774 or email rocio.lopez@taylortx.gov.

"With this enhanced understanding, graduates will be better positioned to offer support where needed, and/or affect...or lead positive change."

-David Legere, LEAD Taylor Graduate 2014

2018-19 LEAD Taylor Information