23.Request by the County Auditor for authorization for:
a.Two employees to attend a seminar of the American Payroll Association June 15 in Houston at a total cost of $750.
b.Eleven employees to attend a governmental accounting, reporting, and auditing seminar July 13 in Houston at a total cost of $3,905.
24.Request by the Tax Assessor-Collector for authorization for:
a.Three employees to attend an appraisal and collection technology system users meeting July 19-21 in San Antonio at an approximate total cost of $1,200.
b.The Tax Assessor and six employees to attend the annual Texas Association of Assessing Officers Conference August 27-29 in Galveston at an approximate total cost of $3,400, with travel by county vehicles.
25.Request by the Purchasing Agent for authorization for three employees to attend a software noncompliance and piracy software seminar May 23 in Houston at a total cost of $875.
26.Request by Commissioner of Precinct 1 for authorization for:
a.An employee to attend an HIV prevention leadership summit June 4-7 in Dallas at an approximate cost of $1,050.
b.An employee to attend the Judicial Technology Expo May 24-25 in Dallas at an approximate cost of $600.
27.Request by Social Services of Precinct 1 for authorization for an employee to attend a training seminar of the Texas Veterans Commission July 10-14 in Waco at an approximate cost of $558.
a.Request by PID for authorization to submit an application to the Houston-Galveston Area Council for grant funds in the amount of $66,700 for the household hazardous waste collection program.
b.Request by Public Health & Environmental Services for authorization to:
1.Accept funds in the amount of $50,000 from the Children’s Health Fund of the Harris County Hospital District Foundation to provide dental services to indigent children.
2.Submit an application to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services for grant funds in the amount of $300,000 for HIV services.
c.Request by Community & Economic Development for authorization to apply for Continuum of Care grant funds in collaboration with the City of Houston and the Coalition for the Homeless, and for CED to continue serving as grantee for 15 Continuum of Care renewal projects under the Shelter Plus Care program and two projects under the Supportive Housing program in the total grant amount of $3,862,424.