January 2016, Vol.10 , No.1
Don't forget to register for the 2016 District Days at the Capitol! District Days begin next month and will engage county officials with state leadership on pressing issues before the General Assembly. Access the link below to register your county today!

Visit http://accg.org/content.asp?CatId=385&ContentType=Training_Content to view the full article online.

The General Assembly returns on Monday, January 11 for the 2016 legislative session. Please be sure to remain in contact with your county legislative coordinator and monitor the ACCG website for updates and alerts regarding legislation pertinent to counties. In addition, feel free to contact the ACCG policy staff with any questions you may have during this year's session.

Visit http://www.accg.org/content_section.asp?contenttype=Legislative_Content to view the full article online.

A number of counties have been affected by the recent floods that took place over the holidays. The ACCG-Interlocal Risk Management Agency is providing counties with information on how to implement and manage recovery efforts. This information will provide counties with some helpful tidbits on how to operate during such emergencies.

Visit http://www.accg.org/content.asp?ContentId=2370 to view the full article online.

The Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission (GSWCC) approved the 2016 Edition of the Manual for Erosion and Sediment Control in Georgia on November 19, 2015. The 2016 Edition of the Manual as well as the Equivalent Best Management Practices (BMP) List became effective for use on January 1, 2016.

Visit http://accg.org/content.asp?contentid=2369 to view the full article online.

Georgia Trend magazine recently announced the 100 Most Influential Georgians of 2016. ACCG President and Gwinnett County Chairman Charlotte Nash as well as ACCG Executive Director Ross King are among many notable Georgians on the list. Congratulations to the 2016 Most Influential Georgians!

Visit http://www.georgiatrend.com/January-2016/100-Most-Influential-Georgians/ to view the full article online.

Jimmy Lovett, a Georgia Southern University graduate, recently had the opportunity to intern with the Burke County Parks and Recreation Department through the 2015 Summer Georgia County Internship Program (GCIP). Read more to learn about Lovett's experience in Burke County!

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/acg-nwl/articles/index-v5.asp?aid=355307&issueID=46372 to view the full article online.

GeorgiaForward is seeking assistance from counties in selecting the next location for its Young Gamechangers program. Each year, Young Gamechangers brings together 50 emerging leaders from across the state to work to propose solutions to long-standing challenges for a specific community.Counties are encouraged to apply to become the site for the Fall 2016 Young Gamechangers Focus Community.

Visit http://accg.org/content.asp?contentid=2368 to view the full article online.

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