April 2012, Vol.6, No.4
Hundreds of county officials from across the state are headed to Savannah/Chatham County from April 28-30 to participate in the 2012 ACCG Annual Meeting. Don’t miss this opportunity to network with your peers, participate in training programs and hear from innovative speakers addressing some of today’s pressing issues for county government. From a sold out County Buyers Mart to an exciting conference celebration featuring James Otto, this is an ACCG gathering that you don’t want to miss.

Visit http://www.accg.org/content.asp?CatId=318&ContentType=Training_Content to view the full article online.

"Planes, Trains and Automobiles," the theme of the upcoming ACCG Mobile Classroom, will take County Commissioners on an exploration of Atlanta’s unique transportation structures that serve as a vital part of the overall state economy. Check out the itinerary and make your plans to register for this unique training experience, taking place May 17th and 18th.

Visit http://www.accg.org/library/2012_mobile_classroom.pdf to view the full article online.

Georgia law requires all counties to follow a specified procedure in adopting a budget to ensure that local taxpayers have the opportunity to learn how their money is proposed to be spent. Counties with a fiscal year beginning on July 1 should be starting this process.

Visit http://www.accg.org/content.asp?contentid=639 to view the full article online.

Join Local Government Risk Management Services in welcoming Leigh Ebelhar, the new Health Promotion Services Field Representative for the Northeast Central Region.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/acg-nwl/articles/index-v5.asp?aid=172380&issueID=24666 to view the full article online.

The National Organization of Black County Officials' 28th Annual Economic Development Conference will take place April 18 - 22 in DeKalb County.

Visit http://www.nobcoinc.org/events.html to view the full article online.

In recent years, Governing Magazine has expanded its presence to offer interactive leadership forums to discuss some of the most important challenges facing different parts of the country. The next Governing Leadership Forum is coming to Georgia on Thursday, April 26 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. There is no cost for county government officials to attend.

Visit http://www.governing.com/events/GOVERNING-Georgia-A-Leadership-Forum-2012.html to view the full article online.

NACo is now accepting applications for the 2012 County Courthouse Awards. The awards recognize individual elected county officials from NACo member counties who demonstrate innovative and effective leadership to improve the quality of life of residents. Applications must be submitted online by April 27, 2012.

Visit http://admin.naco.org/programs/recognition/pages/countycourthouseawards.aspx to view the full article online.

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