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ACCG Worker's Compensation Fund now offers the Employee Safety Grant Program to provide financial assistance for members interested in reducing employee injuries. These grants can be used to fund additional training, equipment or services. Funding opportunites such as these grants is just one of many reasons to consider becoming a member of the ACCG Workers' Compensation Fund. 

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While the Hotel-Motel Tax has helped local governments raise revenue, it can be a very difficult law to understand. To help counties gain a better understanding of the rules and terms to this law, ACCG has drafted a brief overview on the fundamentals your county should know.  

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The 2020 Census will be here before you know it. Get the tools and resources your county needs to create a local complete count committee (LCCC) to ensure that the most accurate census count is done for your county.  

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Counties awarded funding through the Georgia County Internship Program (GCIP) are afforded the opportunity to provide internships in county government to undergraduate and graduate level college students. This year alone, the ACCG Civic Affairs Foundation has awarded 40 internship grants to 26 counties across the state. Learn more about the internships these counties offered and consider applying for funding through GCIP in the future. 

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Spring time is near! Celebrate the start of Spring by joining your fellow county officials at the upcoming Spring LLA training on March 21- 22 in Tifton / Tift County. Classes are filling up, so hurry and contact your county clerk to get registered TODAY! 

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Georgia State University Law Student, Lizbeth Gomez is shining bright as the intern of the month! Find out about her internship with the Fayette County State Court and how she took full advantage of this opportunity to increase her understanding of criminal law principles. Way to go Lizbeth!


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LGRMS is offering a Personnel Liability Training event that covers General Human Resource issues affecting Local Government organizations. Class topics include proactively avoiding common mistakes and pitfalls in leave policies; LGBT issues in the public sector; workplace harassment; animals; and other interesting trends in the workplace. Hurry and register today while there is still room!

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Join key stakeholders for the Georgia Smart Community Growth Workshop on Friday, March 29, to learn more about the importance of Smart Communities and how they can foster community growth. Attendees will hear from the challenge winners along with corresponding Georgia Tech researchers about their current project status and learn how their community can get involved in the program.

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GDOT's Call for Transportation Alternative Projects is now open. Funding through this program allows local governments to pursue non-traditional transportation related activities such as pedestrian facilities, bicycle facilities, and pedestrian streetscaping projects. Learn more to find out if a project in your county is eligible for funding. The deadline to apply is June 15, 2019.

 

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Mauldin & Jenkins
East West Bank
Georgia Transmission Corporation
Bo Phillips Company
 
ACCG, Georgia's County Association
191 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 700
Atlanta, GA 30303
phone: 404-522-5022 | fax: 404-525-2477 | ACCG.org

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