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The ACCG – Group Self-Insurance Workers’ Compensation Fund (GSIWCF) Board of Trustees declared a one-time special return in the amount of $5 million to those members that currently participate in the Fund and who have participated since 2014.
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The Local Government Division of the Georgia Department of Revenue provides an online database through the Georgia Tax Center that allows the user to search sales tax distribution pro rata or in whole by county, city or school. The steps on how to navigate this database are provided in this article.
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The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (GAEPD) recently announced two grant opportunities in which county governments are eligible. Counties may apply for the Owens-Brockway Supplemental Environmental Project to receive funding to assist with retrofitting vehicles/equipment with pollution equipment or to purchase alternative fuel vehicles. The FY2017 Section 319(h) Nonpoint Source Implementation Grant is an annual grant under Section 319(h) of the Federal Clean Water Act to help prevent, control and/or abate nonpoint source pollution in support of Georgia’s Nonpoint Source Management Program. Access the link below to learn more about these two grant opportunities.
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Anslee Sloan Daniel, a Communications and Broadcast Journalism major at the University of Tennessee, interned with the Douglas County Department of Communications and Community Relations as part of the Georgia County Internship Program (GCIP) during the summer of 2015.
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Georgia Archives is in the process of updating the local government retention schedule and plans on presenting it to the State Records Committee for adoption in October. This schedule provides a list of common type records maintained by local governments and a recommended retention schedule for those records.

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The Carl Vinson Institute of Government, in partnership with the Georgia Department of Revenue and the Georgia Center for Continuing Education, offers updated online training courses for members and alternate members of County Boards of Equalization, Tax Commissioners, Tax Assessors, Tax Appraisers and Assessment Contractors.
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Join your fire service personnel on Friday, August 12th at an Exhibit Show held during the 2016 Georgia Fire Service Conference in Augusta - Richmond County.


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You’re invited to attend the Georgia Environmental Conference taking place August 24 - 26 at the Jekyll Island Convention Center.

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) final rules for the commercial use of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), commonly known as drones, will be effective starting August 29th. The FAA determined that certain legal aspects concerting small UAS use is best addressed at the state or local level, including privacy issues, and thus didn’t include any provisions that would preempt any laws.
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The Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs will be hosting a free training course on two critical issues facing all government employers, Social Media and EEOC. Training will take place in Forsyth at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center Auditorium on August 23, 2016.
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The Center for State and Local Finance (CSLF) has designed a debt management course for you that focuses on the strategies and best practices in the issuance, uses, and management of debt. The course takes place Sept. 21-23 at Georgia State University’s Andrew Young School. The lead instructor is Bart Hildreth, a nationally recognized expert in state and local finance and municipal securities.
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