April 2019, Vol. 13, No.4 Past issues | Subscribe | Printer Friendly | Advertise | eMagazine Archives
The 2019 Annual Conference is less than one month away! Join ACCG and your county colleagues in Chatham County for sessions on emergency preparedness and strengthening the local response to the opioid epidemic as well as courses in the Lifelong Learning Academy. Be sure to register soon if you have yet to do so!

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Facing a difficult employment matter? Confronted with a request for leave or accommodation that you don’t know how to handle? The actions you take on the front end of such employment issues will have a direct impact on the liability exposure for your county or authority. That’s why the ACCG Property & Liability Program is providing local government managers with access to employment law specialists, Jarrard & Davis – because it’s important to be sure before you act.

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The ACCG - Group Self-Insurance Workers’ Compensation Fund (ACCG-GSIWCF) recently distributed a special cash return to the counties and authorities that have continuously participated in the program since 2014. The special return is one of the many benefits of being a member in one of ACCG's Insurance Programs. Read more to find out how your county can become a member today.

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April 1, 2019 marked the official countdown to the 2020 Census. To help your county get prepared, ACCG has worked with the Census Bureau staff to provide you with all the tools and resources needed to ensure an accurate count. Take advantage of the tips recommended and start your county’s 2020 Census efforts today!

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April's spotlight is shining bright on Georgia Tech student Averie Lico and her exciting internship with the Clayton County Office of Planning, Zoning & Sustainability Department. During her internship, she learned of the importance of county government and the impact it can have on the community.

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Join the National Association of Counties (NACo) as they celebrate national county government month by showcasing how counties, parishes and boroughs deliver “people-centered” services, maximize government efficiency and ensure responsible stewardship of taxpayer dollars. Share your counties efforts with the public by utilizing the various resources provided by NACo. 

 

 

 

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DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson invites you to attend the Opioid Summit 3.0 in an effort to preserve our youth and families. The summit will be held in DeKalb County at the Porter Sanford Performing Arts & Community Center on Thursday, May 2. This event is FREE to attend and open to the public. 

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Encourage the fire chiefs in your community to attend the 6th Rural Fire Chief Seminar being held at the Columbia County Fire Rescue on Saturday, October 26. This seminar is designed to equip rural firefighteers with tools and resources to better protect the community and properly address obstacles most rural firefighters encounter on a daily basis. 

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Oconee Street School was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2018. The school is deemed significant due to it being the only remaining example of the early 20th century school construction boom in Athens. In addition, it was one of the first primary schools in the Athens City Schools system.

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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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