Policy Council & Legislative Committees

Legislative Policy Council
 
Chair: Mike Bodker, Mayor, Johns Creek
GMA Staff: Tom Gehl, (678) 686-6247
Community Development
 
Chairman: Andrea Gibby, Mayor, Young Harris
GMA Staff: Marcia Rubensohn, (678) 686-6248
  • Downtown Development
  • Community and Economic Development
  • Housing
  • Historic Preservation
  • Tourism
  • Human Services
Environment and Natural Resources
 
Chairman: Jason Holt, Councilmember, Fitzgerald
GMA Staff: Tom Gehl, (678) 686-6247
  • Water Supply
  • Wastewater Treatment
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Air Quality
  • Soil Erosion
  • Wetlands
  • Parks and Recreation
Municipal Government
 
Chairman: Terrell Jacobs, City Manager, City of Douglas
GMA Staff: Marcia Rubensohn, (678) 686-6248
  • Annexation
  • Growth Management
  • Land Use
  • Planning and Zoning
  • Home Rule
  • City/County Relations
  • Regional Issues
  • Elections
  • Building and Construction Codes
  • Open Meetings/Records
  • Right-of-Way Management
  • Telecommunications
  • Utility Deregulation
Public Safety
 
Chairman: Vince Williams, Mayor, Union City
GMA Staff: Rusi Patel, (678) 686-6210
  • Local Law Enforcement and Administration
  • Municipal Jails
  • Municipal Courts
  • Fire Safety and Emergency Management
  • Disasters
  • Juvenile Justice
Revenue and Finance
 
Chairman: Evie McNiece, Commissioner, Rome
GMA Staff: Michael McPherson, (678) 686-6390
  • Revenue Resources
  • Taxation
  • Bond Financing
  • Certificates of Participation
  • Lease and Lease Purchase
  • Impact Fees
  • Property Assessment
  • Unfunded Mandates
Transportation
 
Chairman: Robert Reichert, Mayor, Macon
GMA Staff: Becky Taylor, (678) 686-6276
  • Transportation Planning
  • Highways, Local Roads and Bridges
  • Airports
  • Rail Crossings and Rail Safety
  • Public Transportation
  • Ports