February 2014, Vol. , No.
Registration for the 2014 ACCG Annual Conference and Centennial Celebration is now available! Scheduled for April 12-14, this year's Annual Conference is one you will not want to miss as it will also serve as the association's centennial anniversary celebration. ACCG would like all 159 counties represented at the conference in April so do not forget to register your county!

Visit http://www.accg.org/library/ACCG_Annual_Conference_Info_2014.pdf to view the full article online.

Nominations for the 2014 ACCG Award & Recognition Programs are due next Friday, Feb. 14. ACCG strongly encourages counties to submit their nominations in the following categories: leadership awards; partnership and advocacy awards; and section awards (Clerk of the Year). Submit your nomination today so that your county may join the list of ACCG's celebrated leaders.

Visit http://www.accg.org/content.asp?CatId=546&ContentType=General_Content to view the full article online.

The Feb. 7, 2014, Flavor of Georgia registration deadline is now two days away! The Flavor of Georgia food product contest, sponsored by the UGA Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development, helps food entrepreneurs expand the market for their products as they gain notoriety for their companies.

Visit http://georgiafaces.caes.uga.edu/index.cfm?public=viewStory&pk_id=4949 to view the full article online.

The Local Government Risk Management Services (LGRMS) is hosting its Accident Investigation training on Feb. 18, March 6 and March 11-12. Department heads, supervisors, safety coordinators and others involved in the administration of worker injuries and property damage. Register to learn the "root" causes of accidents and to create a "call to action" to prevent re-occurrences.

Visit http://www.accg.org/library/2014_01_31_LGRMS_Accident%20Investigation%202014.pdf to view the full article online.

This spring, Atlanta will host planners, elected officials, national funders, consultants and other organizations from across the U.S. for the American Planning Association's (APA) National Planning Conference. The conference will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta/Fulton County on April 26-30. Access the link below to learn more about early registration discounts and conference details!

Visit http://www.accg.org/content.asp?contentid=2155 to view the full article online.

The Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts recently released performance audit reports significant to counties. The reports include information on the Forest Land Protection Act, local development authorities, and the Department of Revenue's sharing of tax data. Each report was conducted at the request of the House Appropriations Committee.

Visit http://accg.org/content.asp?contentid=2156 to view the full article online.

Now in its sixth year, Walk Georgia is the program that will help Georgians become healthier and more physically active! This program is run jointly between the UGA Extension and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences and welcomes participants of all ages. Registration is open through March 10.

Visit http://www.walkgeorgia.org/index.cfm to view the full article online.

Mauldin & Jenkins

Association County Commissioners of Georgia
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