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Charter Communications

A Broadband Connectivity Company

Charter Communications, Inc. is a leading broadband connectivity company and cable operator serving more than 31 million customers in 41 states through its Spectrum brand. Over an advanced communications network, the company offers a full range of state-of-the-art residential and business services including Spectrum Internet®, TV, Mobile and Voice.

For small and medium-sized companies, Spectrum Business® delivers the same suite of broadband products and services coupled with special features and applications to enhance productivity, while for larger businesses and government entities, Spectrum Enterprise provides highly customized, fiber-based solutions. Spectrum Reach® delivers tailored advertising and production for the modern media landscape. The company also distributes award-winning news coverage, sports and high-quality original programming to its customers through Spectrum Networks and Spectrum Originals. More information about Charter can be found at corporate.charter.com.

Contact the following to learn more about Spectrum services:

Residential: 855-243-8892 (www.spectrum.com)

Business: 855-210-7597 (www.business.spectrum.com)

Enterprise: 866-850-5136 (www.enterprise.spectrum.com)

E3

E3 is the preferred design-build contractor in Texas, providing holistic public facility solutions that reduce energy usage, create safe and comfortable environments, and improve operational efficiency. Offering comprehensive solutions for public entities, our design and installation expertise is in HVAC system replacements, indoor air quality, smart meters and AMI systems retrofits, LED lighting upgrades, building automation systems, energy auditing, water conservation, building envelopes, roofing, retro-commissioning, and performance management services that ensure ongoing efficient operation of safe and comfortable facilities.

As the project engineer and installer, E3 holds the single point of accountability to ensure that the project is installed within budget and on time, and we commit to our clients that there will be no change orders for the agreed-upon scope of work. Moreover, our solution and brand neutrality permit us to utilize methods that best suit the needs of our client, allowing for innovative and customized results. 100% of E3’s clients have been satisfied with the timeframe in which their project was completed. Since the company’s inception, E3 has never had a dispute with a client over the completion schedule of a project. Furthermore, E3 has never been assessed liquidated damages on a single project.

E3’s business structure, forged with our guiding principles, has been at the heart of each of our 275 projects and 350 client consultations spanning over 24 million square feet of upgraded facilities. Projects have included the design and installation of thousands of HVAC systems, thousands of Needlepoint Bipolar Ionizers to improve indoor air quality, over a million LED lighting retrofits, thousands of HVAC smart thermostats, and hundreds of thousands of square feet of roofing. These projects continue to deliver over $10.3 million in annual savings for E3 clients.

E3

2040 Highland Village Rd, Suite 100

Highland Village, TX  75077

Phone: (972) 325-1919

W E B S I T E / T W I T T E R

Grantworks, Inc.

Planning, housing, and community development services for Texas since 1979.

Over the past 35 years GrantWorks, Inc. has grown to become the leading grant management firm in Texas, primarily assisting the state’s rural cities and counties.  Since its founding, the company has managed over $1 billion in grant funding for more than 300 local government clients working in community and economic development, disaster recovery, planning and housing.  Through its Community Development Department, GrantWorks has aided many Texas communities in implementing infrastructure improvement projects, building community parks, creating jobs, and assisting in disaster recovery GrantWorks also helps communities fund and create comprehensive plans and fund and manage the rehabilitation and reconstruction of single family homes.  A company dedicated to the success of its clients, the GrantWorks team has proved itself adept at navigating complex and often convoluted grant process.  Whether you are seeking assistance with disaster relief or planning an infrastructure project, GrantWorks will work toward your community’s success with unmatched professionalism and dedication.

Grantworks, Inc.
2201 Northland Drive
Austin, Texas 78756
(512) 420-0303 www.grantworks.net

kinetic, by Windstream

Planning, housing, and community development services for Texas since 1979.

Windstream Communications provide high-speed broadband Internet, phone service and Digital TV packages to residential customers as well as products and services for small, medium and large businesses, government agencies.

Windstream Corporation was formed from the spinoff of Alltel Corporation's landline business and merger with VALOR Communications Group, Inc. Windstream is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S. Windstream offers bundled services, including broadband, security solutions, voice and digital TV to consumers. The company also provides data, cloud solutions, unified communications and managed services to business and enterprise clients. The company supplies core transport solutions on a local and long-haul fiber-optic network spanning approximately 125,000 miles.

Gregory Jones | Business Development Manager- Content/OTT

Kinetic Division

M: 703-898-8931

Greg.n.Jones@windstream.com

Connected. Experienced. Results-Driven. 

Texas Star Alliance is a bipartisan government affairs and lobby firm based in Austin, Texas that represent clients throughout the State of Texas and across the country.  TSA is a results-driven firm and backed by a track record of success.  Our team represents an unmatched depth of expertise across a broad range of issues and industries, including issues impacting counties, municipalities and businesses working with such.  As a boutique public affairs firm, we pride ourselves on our ability to use creativity and insightfulness to tailor our services to the unique needs of each individual client.  From healthcare to energy policy, to municipal government issues and federal legislation, the breath of experience of our principals allows our firm to represent a multitude of clients on a wide variety of issues.  Whether you need help moving a piece of legislation, navigating through regulatory red tape, or developing a new messaging strategy, Texas Star Alliance offers a fresh and effective approach to public affairs for a variety of clients.

Texas Star Alliance
1122 Colorado St., Ste. 102
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 788-1819
www.texasstaralliance.com

Data Flow Systems

SCADA Solutions Since 1981

Data Flow Systems has become an industry leading SCADA manufacturer and automation solutions provider for the water and wastewater industry. Recognized for our combination of project engineering, innovative design, integration services, and 24/7/365 customer support, DFS is able to supply complete solution packages. We have provided hundreds of SCADA Systems and thousands of RTUs throughout the United States.

Data Flow Systems

Ramon Maza - Business Development Manager
Texas, Oklahoma & Louisiana
ramon@dataflowsys.com
Phone: (407) 619-7187

www.dataflowsys.com 


Public Management, Inc.

A Champion for Texas Towns

  • Since 1982, Public Management, Inc. has been dedicated to crafting a service that specifically focuses on the quality of life in rural Texas communities.  Founded on the principles of community engagement and relationship building,

    Public Management assists municipalities with professional planning, management, and financial services.

    With offices strategically located throughout the state, Public Management offers Texas communities an innovative staff dedicated to offering industry-leading, client-based service.

    www.publicmgt.com 

    Phone: (281) 592-0439

We're here to bring you extraordinary capabilities and technologies that enable you to focus on your business and not IT.

Tech Cumulus (TC) is a woman-owned Information Technology company providing enterprise-level support, methodologies, and technologies to small-and medium-sized businesses. Keeping the customer’s budget in mind, TC focuses on Managed Services, Special Projects, and solution-based product sales for businesses with fewer than 1,000 users. TC offers the customer a choice when it comes to outsourcing their IT Department. Whether it’s supplementing services to an existing IT Department, or becoming the IT Department – Tech Cumulus has the solution for you.

Phone: 512-796-7942

www.techcumulus.com

Lumen

The Platform for Amazing Things!

Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With approximately 450,000 route fiber miles and serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure platform for applications and data to help businesses, government, and communities deliver amazing experiences. In Texas, Lumen has more than 650,000 connections, more than 25,000 fiber route miles, and nearly 1,000 employees serving customers in communities throughout the state. Learn more about Lumen’s network, edge cloud, security, communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at news.lumen.com, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

Lumen

400 West 15th Street, Suite 315, Austin, TX, 78701

tel: 512-867-1061

www.lumen.com

Schneider Electric

Life is On.

A well implemented energy retro‐fit project will deliver energy savings with upgrades in energy efficient equipment. Creating an integrated approach with cost savings and results for municipalities, counties and school districts.

Let us enable your ultimate vision…

We can help you prepare your community or school for the future with a comprehensive capital recovery and reinvestment program. At Schneider Electric, we do so much more than standard performance contracting . . . we help make your vision a reality.

Schneider Electric

1650 Crosby

Carrollton, TX &5006

P: (866) 786-5700

www.se.com

Traylor & Associates

Serving state and local government since 1974. 

TRAYLOR & ASSOCIATES is a firm of governmental consultants and planners serving Texas counties and municipalities. The company has operated continuously since 1974, and is considered the oldest firm of its type in the State of Texas, and one of the largest. TRAYLOR & ASSOCIATES provides two primary services; 1) the preparation of grant applications to agencies of the State and Federal government; and 2) grant management and compliance documentation services. The firms’ core expertise is in three areas; community and economic development, environmental services, and assisted housing. For more information, please call 903-581-0500.TRAYLOR & ASSOCIATES…Always working for your community….ALWAYS.

Traylor & Associates, Inc.
201 Cambridge Rd.
Tyler, Texas 75703
(903) 581-0500
www.grtraylor.com

ARDURRA

All Within Our Name

ARDURRA:
DILIGENT, RESPONSIBLE (Basque)
SUPERIOR (Gaelic)

Ardurra embodies these qualities and its name literally translates into each characteristic — all of which are ideal in a partner. We are a growing assembly of experts, engineers, and design professionals delivering a unique balance of experience and innovation.

We build strong partnerships through our unwavering commitment to deliver quality services and practical solutions that exceed our clients’ expectations, improve our communities, and respect the environment.

Mindi Snyder

Client Services Manager

O: 713.541.3530   |   M: 979.541.9215

11750 Katy Freeway, Suite 300, Houston, Texas 77079 

msnyder@adurra.com   |  www.ardurra.com


Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative

Providing Dedicated Service to our Members for over 75 years.

  • Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative is one of the largest electric cooperatives in Texas and they have been serving central Texas’ electricity needs for over 75 years and counting.  Bluebonnet Electric Coop. is a Texas born company dedicated to bringing Texans safe, efficient, and affordable power by continuously utilizing the most innovative technology available.

    Bluebonnet Electric Co-Op
    155 Electric Ave.
    Bastrop, Texas 78602
    (888) 622-2583
    www.bluebonnetelectric.coop


CP&Y

Partners for a Better Quality of Life

  • CP&Y is an employee-owned, Texas-based architectural, engineering, and survey firm. With offices scattered throughout Texas, our staff of multi-disciplined professionals are readily available to assist rural communities, towns and cities with navigating current regulations, capital funding, design with cost in mind, and oversight of construction. We have extensive experience with state and federally funded projects and assist clients in procuring grant and/or loan funding. Our clients receive an unmatched level of service, attention to detail, and personal involvement. Among our clients are municipalities, counties, utility districts and water supply corporations. We are your partner for a better quality of life.

    P: 254.772.9272

    http://www.cpyi.com/contact-us /


Denton Navarro Rocha Bernal & Zech, P.C.

Creativity. Energy. Experience. Value. Professionalism.

Denton Navarro Rocha Bernal & Zech, P.C. was organized in 1990 to establish a public law practice providing local governments, as well as their elected and appointed officials and city staff members, with the highest quality of local government representation at the most effective cost. We are now a 21-attorney law firm with four office locations called upon to serve local governments throughout the State of Texas, including every major metropolitan area in the state. With over 30 years of experience as a Firm and more than 250 years of collective legal experience being held by the lawyers of the Firm, we pride ourselves on our collaborative approach to practicing law and providing legal services.

DENTON NAVARRO ROCHA BERNAL & ZECH, P.C.

2500 W. William Cannon, Suite 609

Austin, Texas 78745-5320

512/279-6431 (office)

tdsantee@rampagelaw.com

www.rampagelaw.com


Government Capital Corporation

Professionals You Can Trust

Government Capital Corporation (GCC) offers a broad range of public financing solutions to the municipal marketplace and provides financial solutions tailored to our client's specific needs. Unlike many financial institutions who only understand commercial credit, we thrive on understanding the unique nature of the various types of issuers we represent (e.g. cities, counties, schools, hospitals, special districts, etc.) and the various legal borrowing authorities unique to each.

345 Miron Drive
Southlake, Texas 76092
P: 817 - 421-5400
https://www.govcap.com/



Law Offices of William Weisberg

Focused on Government Contracts and Related Areas

  • Bill Weisberg has practiced government contract law for over 25 years, while leading the Government Contract practice groups at large, international law firms for most of the last 15 years. Bill combines combine deep substantive knowledge, familiarity with the intersection of law and business, and an appreciation for both “textbook” and real world answers, with responsive service. A smaller firm setting makes it possible to deliver the quality expected from a large law firm with maximum efficiency for the client.

    http://www.govprocurementlaw.com/

    Phone: (703) 738-0552


Republic Services

Sustainability in Action

As a leader in environmental services, Republic Services partners with our customers to provide sustainable solutions, including recycling, solid waste, special waste, hazardous waste, container rental and field services. Through our variety of products, services, and materials – for almost every industry across the country – we’re helping make a positive impact on people, our communities and the planet. From recycling and waste services to bulk pickup or dumpster rentals, we have the right solution to meet your need. For more information, please visit us at RepublicServices.com.

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