There's a saying among the passt presidents that by the end of your term as president, you are ready for your term as president. As I prepare for these final months, the truth of that statement shines through. It is amazing how much I learned while leading this Chapter, and I have an abundance of gratitude for this membership and its ability to make leaders of all of us.
My travels across the state to attend area meetings slowed down over the summer, but that’s not to say my duties to the Chapter slowed down at all.
AGC OF TEXAS members often refer to the association as a family. In terms of both the organizational structure and the strength of unity, the metaphor is a good one.
My last article detailed the Chapter’s Priority One to increase the lettings for fiscal year 2018, and just one month later, I am happy to report real progress. The Highway Funding Task Force, under the leadership of Chairman Johnny Weisman, met with TxDOT Administration to examine a way to accelerate projects. The task force asked TxDOT Administration and the Texas Transportation Commission to consider accelerating projects in advance of Prop. 7 deposits.