08.29.2014 | The Dalton mayor’s race is on as Jones, Mock face off Dalton Daily Citizen

08.29.2014 | Clayton OK'd for water, sewer loans Clayton Tribune

08.29.2014 | Gainesville Council continues to disagree on water prices Access North Georgia

Metter City Manager Joseph Mosley, left, shares a laugh with Dallas Mayor and GMA Third Vice President Boyd Austin during the August 28 meeting of GMA's Member Services Advisory Council meeting in Byron.


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Weapons in Georgia's Cities: 2014 Update

House Bill 60, a comprehensive firearms and weapons bill, passed both chambers of the Georgia Legislature on March 20, 2014 and has been signed by Gov. Deal. Its provisions affecting Georgia's cities become effective July 1, 2014.
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Governance is a Team Sport
Lamar Norton
GMA Executive Director
August 4, 2014

Many cities are doing great and have moved beyond the great recession. However, it is also sad to note that many cites, especially those from the more rural areas of the state, are still facing challenges. There are some outside forces at work—things beyond the control of city officials—but some of what is happening is self-inflicted.

Latest Grant and Award Opportunities

Safe Places to Play Grants | U.S. Soccer Foundation | Due: 9/24/2014

Georgia’s Section 319(h) Nonpoint Source Implementation Grant | Georgia Environmental Protection Division (GAEPD) | Due: 10/31/2014

Youth Athletic Programs and Camps Grant | Finish Line Youth Foundation | Due: 9/30/2014

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GMA, in partnership with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia, offers more than forty training courses for mayors and councilmembers through the Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute.

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Mayors’Motorcade Golf Tournament

2014 Downtown Conference

The golf tournament to benefit the Mayor’s Christmas Motorcade will be held on October 13, 2014 in Dublin at the city's Riverview Park Golf Course

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