Event Details

Highway Commissioners Training

Friday, November 5, 2021 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

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On November 5, 2021, THCOI is offering a free in person educational training. The event will take place at Double Tree Hotel in Bloomington, IL. Registration begins at 7:30 am and the training ends at 5:00 pm after the last breakout session. A limited number of rooms are available at a discounted rate for those wanting to arrive the night before the training. The THCOI board has put together a group of presenters who are well informed on topics that impact the everyday work of Highway Commissioners across Illinois

Hotel Address:

Double Tree by Hilton-Bloomington

10 Brickyard Dr.

Bloomington, IL 61701

Phone# 309-664-6446

Web Address: www.doubletree.hilton.com

See the schedule below!


7:30-8:30 AM             Registration and Vendor Displays

8:30-9:00 AM                         Welcome/Opening Session including Don Goad, THCOI President and Jerry Crabtree, TOI Executive Director

9:00-9:30 AM                         Signs presentation by Jim Donelan, TOIRMA 

9:30-10:30 AM                       Budgets and Levies presentation by Sheryl Churney

10:30-11:00 AM                     Break and Vendor Displays

11:00-12:00 PM                      Meet Your Legislator and Legislative Issues presentation by Taylor Anderson and other Legislators

12:00-1:00 PM                        Lunch and Vendor Displays

1:00 – 2:00 PM                       Break Out Session (Choose One)

  • Room A: Legal Issues/Dos and Don’ts for Highway Commissioners/John Redlingshafer, THCOI Attorney
  • Room B: Co-operative Purchasing/Tim Peters State of Illinois, Local Policy and Technology Engineer

2:00 – 3:30 PM                       Kevin Burke, III P.E.

  • MFT Basics
  • HMA Design Basics
  • HMA Construction Best Practices
  • Flexible Pavement Preservation & Rehabilitation

3:30-5:00 PM              Sergeant Lance Bonney, Illinois State Police

  • Truck Enforcement

5:00 PM                                  Seminar Complete